Deribachew Bekana

Name Deribachew Bekana, PhD
Academic Rank Assistant Professor
Specialization Analytical Chemistry
Research interest SERS, Nanomaterials based sensors
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Mob: +251 91 221 3485

Tel (Office): +251 25 553 0394

  Deribachew Bekana, Rui Liu, Shasha Li, Jingfu Liu, 2019. Fabrication of nanoporous silver film by dealloying Ag/α-Fe2O3 nanocomposite for surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 286, 94-100.

Shasha Li, Rui Liu, Deribachew Bekana, Yujuan Lai, Jingfu Liu, 2018. Self-assembly of supramolecular nanotubes/microtubes from 3, 5-dimethyl-4-iodopyrazole for plasmonic nanoparticle organization, Nanoscale 10 (44), 20804-20812.

Deribachew Bekana, Rui Liu, Shasha Li, Y Lai, Jingfu Liu, 2018. Facile fabrication of silver nanoparticle decorated α-Fe2O3 nanoflakes as ultrasensitive surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy substrates, Analytica Chimica Acta 1006, 74-82.

Rui Liu, H Chen, L Fang, C Xu, Z He, Y Lai, H Zhao, Deribachew Bekana, Jingfu Liu, 2018. Au@Pd Bimetallic Nanocatalyst for Carbon–Halogen Bond Cleavage: An Old Story with New Insight into How the Activity of Pd is Influenced by Au. Environmental Science & Technology 52 (7), 4244-4255.

Rui Liu, Hao Zhao, X Zhao, Z He, Yujuan Lai, Wanyu Shan, Deribachew Bekana, G Li, Jingfu Liu, 2018. Defect Sites in Ultrathin Pd Nanowires Facilitate the Highly Efficient Electrochemical Hydrodechlorination of Pollutants by H*ads. Environmental Science & Technology 52 (17), 9992-10002.

Meseret Amde, Jingfu Liu, Zhi-Qiang Tan, Deribachew Bekana, 2017. Transformation and bioavailability of metal oxide nanoparticles in aquatic and terrestrial environments. A review. Environmental Pollution, 230, 250-267.

Deribachew Bekana, Rui Liu, Meseret Amde, Jingfu Liu, 2017. Use of polycrystalline ice for assembly of large area Au nanoparticle superstructures as SERS substrates. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 9 (1), 513-520.

Meseret Amde, Jingfu Liu, Zhi-Qiang Tan, Deribachew Bekana, 2016. Ionic liquid-based zinc oxide nanofluid for vortex assisted liquid liquid microextraction of inorganic mercury in environmental waters prior to cold vapor atomic fluorescence, Talanta 149, 341-346

Deribachew Bekana, Meseret Amde, Nigussie-Dechassa R, Abi M Taddese, 2015. Selected heavy metals in some vegetables produced through wastewater irrigation and their toxicological implications in Eastern Ethiopia. AJFAND, 15 (3), 10013-10032.

Deribachew Bekana, Tesfahun Kebede, Mulugeta Assefa, Hailemariam Kassa, 2014. Comparative Phytochemical Analyses of Resins of Boswellia Species (B. papyrifera (Del.) Hochst., B. neglecta S. Moore, and B. rivae Engl.) from Northwestern. ISRN Analytical Chemistry