Centre for High Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy

publications

2020

1.      Bernard D, Hattingh DG, Goosen WE and James MN
         High Speed Friction Stir Welding of 5182-H111 Alloy: Temperature and Microstructural Insights into Deformation Mechanisms

         Metals and Materials International (2020)
         DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12540-020-00622-y
 
2.      Engelbrecht JA, Botha JR, Engelbrecht Jr JA, Dobson S, Minnaar EG, O'Connell J and Goosen WE
         On the refractive index of InSbxAs1-X
         Physica B: Condensed Matter 578, 411759 (2020)
         DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physb.2019.411759
 
3.      Genga RM, Rokebrand P, Cornish LA, Zeman P, Brajer J, Woydt M, Janse van Vuuren A and Polese C
         Roughing, semi-finishing and finishing of laser surface modified nickel bonded NbC and WC inserts for grey cast iron (GCI) face-milling
         International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials 86, 105128 (2020)
         DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmhm.2019.105128
 
4.      Kratochvílová I, Ashcheulov P, Škarohlíd J, Škoda R, Kopeček J, Sajdl P, Macák J, Lajčinová M, Nováková A, Neethling J, Janse van           

         Vuuren A, Ngongo S, Xu P, Lorinčík J and Steinbrück M
         Zr alloy protection against high-temperature oxidation: coating by a double-layered structure with active and passive functional properties
         Corrosion Science 163, 108270 (2020)
         DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.corsci.2019.108270


5.      Mastoroudes BC, Markgraaff J, Wagener JB and Olivier EJ
         Synthesis of cesium, sodium and nitrogen derived titanates using the Pechini sol-gel method
         Chemical Physics 537, 110816 (2020)
         DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemphys.2020.110816


6.      O'Connell JH, Lee ME, Skuratov VA and Rymzhanov RA
         SHI induced tetragonal tracks in natural zirconia
         Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 473, 1-5 (2020)
         DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2020.04.002
 
7.      Olivier EJ, Neethling JH and Van Rooyen IJ
         Investigation of the structure and chemical nature of Pd fission product agglomerations in irradiated TRISO particle SiC
         Journal of Nuclear Materials 532, 152043 (2020)
         DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnucmat.2020.152043
 
8.      Saladukhin I, Abadias G, Uglov V, Zlotski S, Janse van Vuuren A and O’Connell JH
         Structural Properties and Oxidation Resistance of ZrN/SiNx, CrN/SiNx and AlN/SiNx Multilayered Films Deposited by Magnetron Sputtering

         Technique
         Coatings 10(2), 149 (2020)
         DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/coatings10020149
 
9.      Suliali NJ, Goosen WE and Botha JR
         Control of pore density on TiO2 nanostructure films: Effect of etchant quantity and anodic voltage
         Physica B: Condensed Matter 576, 411734 (2020)
         DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physb.2019.411734
 
10.     Van Rooyen M, Becker TH, Westraadt JE and Marx G
         Measurement of creep deformation of ex-service 12% Cr steel using digital image correlation
         The Journal of Strain Analysis for Engineering Design 55(3-4), 71-85 (2020)
         DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0309324720904517


11.    Venter DA and O'Connell JH
         Microstructural characterization of depth dependant crystal rotation in 593 MeV Au irradiated NiO at 45° incidence
         Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 473, 43-47 (2020)
         DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2020.04.004
 
12.    Wolf M, Gibson EK, Olivier EJ, Neethling JH, Catlow CR, Fischer N and Claeys M
         In-depth characterisation of metal-support compounds in spent Co/SiO2 Fischer-Tropsch model catalysts
         Catalysis Today 342, 71-78 (2020)
         DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cattod.2019.01.065

2019

1.  Abdelbagi HA, Skuratov VA, Motloung SV, Njoroge EG, Mlambo M, Malherbe JB, O'Connell JH, Hlatshwayo TT
     Effect of swift heavy ions irradiation in the migration of silver implanted into polycrystalline SiC.
     Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 46, 201-209 (2019)
     DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2019.10.002
 
2.  Adegbenjo AO, Olubambi PA, Westraadt JE, Lesufi M and Mphahlele MR
     Interface Analysis of Spark Plasma Sintered Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Ti6Al4V
     JOM 71, 7, 2262–2271 (2019)
     DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-019-03476-x
 
3.  Falodun OE, Obadele BA, Oke SR and Westraadt J
     Characterization of spark plasma sintered TiN nanoparticle strengthened titanium alloy using EBSD and TKD
     Materials Research Bulletin 117, 90-95 (2019)
     DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.materresbull.2019.04.031
 
4.  Fowler L, Janse Van Vuuren A, Goosen W, Engqvist H, Öhman-Mägi C, Norgren S
     Investigation of Copper Alloying in a TNTZ-Cux Alloy
     Materials 12, 22, 3691 (2019)
     DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/ma12223691
 
5.  Govender A, Olivier EJ, Carleschi E, Prestat E, Haigh SJ, Van Rensburg H, Doyle BP, Barnard W, Forbes RP, Neethling JH and Van     

     Steen E
     Morphological and compositional changes of MFe2O4@Co3O4 (M = Ni, Zn) core-shell nanoparticles after mild reduction
     Materials Characterization 155, 109806 (2019)
     DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matchar.2019.109806
 
6.  Janse van Vuuren A, Saifulin MM, Skuratov VA, O'Connell JH, Aralbayeva G, Dauletbekova A, Zdorovets M
     The influence of stopping power and temperature on latent track formation in YAP and YAG
     Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 460, 67 – 73 (2019)
     DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2018.11.032
 
7.  Janse van Vuuren A, Skuratov V, Ibrayeva A and Zdorovets M
     Microstructural Effects of Al Doping on Si3N4 Irradiated with Swift Heavy Ions
     Acta Physica Polonica A 136, 241-244 (2019)
     DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12693/APhysPolA.136.241
 
8.  Khmelnitski RA, Kononenko VV, O'Connell JH, Skuratov VA, Syrykh GF, Gippius AA, Gorbunov SA, Volkov AE
     Effect of the electronic kinetics on graphitization of diamond irradiated with swift heavy ions and fs-laser pulses
     Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 460, 47-51 (2019)
     DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2018.11.021
 
9.  Kratochvílová I, Ashcheulov P, Škarohlíd J, Škoda R, Kopeček J, Sajdl P, Macák J, Lajčinová M, Nováková A, Neethling J, Janse van

     Vuuren A, Ngongo S, Xu P, Lorinčík J and Steinbrück M
     Zr alloy protection against high-temperature oxidation: coating by a double-layered structure with active and passive functional properties
     Corrosion Science (In Press, 2019)
     DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.corsci.2019.108270
 
10. Kumar P, Mathpal MC, Hamad S, Rao SV, Neethling JH, Janse van Vuuren A, Njoroge EG, Kroon RE, Roos WD and Swart HC
      Cu nanoclusters in ion exchanged soda-lime glass: Study of SPR and nonlinear optical behavior for photonics
      Applied Materials Today 15, 323–334 (2019)
      DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmt.2019.02.016
 
11. Mbulanga CM, Erasmus RM, Urgessa ZN, Tankio Djiokap SR, Olivier EJ, Goosen WE, Botha JR and Betz R
      Raman spectroscopy characterisation of oriented bundles of single‑crystal rutile‑phase TiO2 nanorods prepared by hydrothermal bath   

      deposition on transparent conducting substrates
      Applied Physics A 25, 389 (2019)
      DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00339-019-2688-4
 
12. Neethling JH, Janse van Vuuren A, Olivier EJ and van Aken PA
      TEM and HAADF STEM Imaging of Dislocation Loops in Irradiated GaAs
      Acta Physica Polonica A 136, 245-249 (2019)
      DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12693/APhysPolA.136.245
 
13. O’Connell JH, Lee ME and Skuratov VA
      Observation of Stabilized Tetragonal Latent Tracks Induced by Single SHI Impacts in Monoclinic Natural Zirconia at Room Temperature
      Acta Physica Polonica A 136, 237-240 (2019)
      DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12693/APhysPolA.136.237
 
14. O’Connell JH, Skuratov VA, Janse van Vuuren A and Rymzhanov RA
      Overview of SHI Induced Track Morphology in Crystalline Non-Metals from Direct Observation with TEM
      Acta Physica Polonica A 136, 233-236 (2019)
      DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12693/APhysPolA.136.233
 
15. Oke SR, Ige OO, Falodun OE, Olubambi PA and Westraadt J
      Densification and grain boundary nitrides in spark plasma sintered SAF 2205 -TiN composite
      International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials 81, 78-84 (2019)
      DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmhm.2019.02.021
 
16. Olivier EJ, Neethling JH and Van Rooyen IJ
      Investigation of the structure and chemical nature of Pd fission product agglomerations in irradiated TRISO particle SiC
      Journal of Nuclear Materials (Accepted, 2019)
 
17. Rymzhanov RA, Medvedev N, O’Connell JH, Janse van Vuuren A, Skuratov VA and Volkov AE
      Recrystallization as the governing mechanism of ion track formation
      Scientific Reports-Nature 9, 3837 (2019)
      DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-40239-9
 
18. Saifulin MM, O'Connell JH, Janse van Vuuren A, Skuratov VA, Kirilkin NS, Zdorovets MV
      Latent tracks in bulk yttrium-iron garnet crystals irradiated with low and high velocity krypton and xenon ions
      Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 460, 98 – 103 (2019)
      DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2018.11.023
 
19. Sohatsky AS, Skuratov VA, Janse van Vuuren A, Van Tiep N, O'Connell JH, Ibraeva A, Zdorovets M, Petrovich S
      Helium in swift heavy ion irradiated ODS alloys
      Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms 460, 80-85 (2019)
      DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2019.04.007
 
20. Spezzati G, Benavidez AD, DeLaRiva AT, Su Y, Hofmann JP, Asahina S, Olivier EJ, Neethling JH, Miller JT, Datye AK and Hensen EJM
      CO Oxidation by Pd Supported on CeO2(100) and CeO2(111) Facets
      Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 243, 36-46 (2019)
      DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2018.10.015
 
21. Van Rooyen M, Becker T, Westraadt J and Marx G
      Creep damage assessment of ex-service 12% Cr power plant steel using digital image correlation and quantitative microstructural

      evaluation
      Materials 12, 19, 3106 (2019)
      DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/ma12193106
 
22. Wolf M, Gibson EK, Olivier EJ, Neethling JH, Catlow CR, Fischer N and Claeys M
      In-depth characterisation of metal-support compounds in spent Co/SiO2 Fischer-Tropsch model catalysts
      Catalysis Today (In Press, 2019)
      DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cattod.2019.01.065
 
23. Wolf M, Gibson EK, Olivier EJ, Neethling JH, Catlow CR, Fischer N and Claeys M
      Water-induced formation of cobalt-support compounds under simulated high conversion Fischer-Tropsch environment
      ACS Catalysis 9, 6, 4902-4918 (2019)
      DOI: https://doi.org/10.1021/acscatal.9b00160

2018

  1. Ahia CC, Tile N, Botha JR and Olivier EJ
    Photoluminescence and Structural Properties of Unintentional Single and Double InGaSb/GaSb Quantum Wells Grown by MOVPE
    Physica B 535, 13-19 (2018)
     
  2. Tile N, Ahia CC, Olivier J and Botha JR
    Atmospheric Pressure-MOVPE Growth of GaSb/GaAs Quantum Dots
    Physica B 535, 20-23 (2018)
     
  3. O’Connell JH, Lee ME, Westraadt J and Engelbrecht JAA
    Defect Characterization of MOCVD Grown AlN/AlGaN Films on Sapphire Substrates by TEM and TKD
    Physica B 535, 293-298 (2018)
     
  4. Olivier EJ, Neethling JH, Kroon RE, Naidoo SR, Allen CS, Sawada H, van Aken PA and  Kirkland AI
    Imaging the Atomic Structure and Local Chemistry of Platelets in Natural Type Ia Diamond
    Nature Materials 17, 243-248 (2018)
     
  5. Khumalo ZM, Topić M, Comrie C, Opperdoes B, van Vuuren AJ and Blumenthal M
    Growth of Self-aligned PtSi Silicide Nanowires and Nanoclusters on p-type Si (111) by Molecular Beam Epitaxy
    Thin Solid Films 648, 26–30 (2018)
     
  6. Genga RM, Cornish LA, Woydt M, Janse van Vuuren A and Polese C
    Microstructure, Mechanical and Machining Properties of LPS and SPS NbC Cemented Carbides for Face-milling of Grey Cast Iron
    International Journal of Refractory Metals & Hard Materials 73, 111–120 (2018)
     
  7. Mbulanga CM, Tankio Djiokap SR, Urgessa ZN, Janse van Vuuren A, Betz R and Botha JR
    Formation Mechanism of the Rutile-phase of TiO2 Nanorods on Ti Foil Substrate by Gel-calcination Method
    Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology 85, 610–620 (2018)
     
  8. Xu X, Westraadt JE, Odqvist J, Youngs TGA, King SM and Hedström P
    Effect of Heat Treatment Above the Miscibility Gap on Nanostructure Formation due to Spinodal Decomposition in Fe-52.85 at.%Cr
    Acta Materialia 145, 347-358 (2018)
     
  9. Rymzhanov RA, Medvedev N, Volkov AE, O’Connell JH and Skuratov VA
    Overlap of Swift Heavy Ion Tracks in Al2O3
    Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 435, 121-125 (2018)
     
  10. Dhladhla BIR, Mwanza P, Lee ME, Moore S and Dealtry GB
    Comparison of Microscopic and Molecular Enumeration Methods for Insect Viruses: Cryptophlebia leucotreta Granulovirus as a Case Study
    Journal of Virological Methods 256, 107–110 (2018)
     
  11. O'Connell JH, Aralbayeva G, Skuratov VA, Saifulin M, Janse van Vuuren A, Akilbekov A and Zdorovets M
    Temperature Dependence of Swift Heavy Ion Irradiation Induced Hillocks in TiO2
    Materials Research Express 5, 055015 (2018)

  12. Jumare AI, Abou-El-Hossein K, Goosen WE, Cheng Y-C, Abdulkadir LN, Odedeyi PB and Liman MM
    Prediction Model for Single-point Diamond Tool-tip Wear During Machining of Optical Grade Silicon
    The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology 98, 2519–2529 (2018)

2017

  1. Hart GLW, Nelson LJ, Vanfleet RR, Campbell BJ, Sluiter MHF, Neethling JH, Olivier EJ, Allies S, Lang CI, Meredig B and Wolverton C
    Revisiting the Revised Ag-Pt Phase Diagram
    Acta Materialia 124, 325-332 (2017) 
  1. Ahia CC, Tile N, Urgessa ZN, Botha JR and Neethling JH
    An Investigation of Near-infrared Photoluminescence from AP-MOVPE Grown InSb/GaSb Quantum Dot Structures
    Journal of Crystal Growth 458, 53–59 (2017) 

  2. Matthews RP, Knutsen RD, Westraadt JE and Couvant T
    Intergranular Oxidation of 316L Stainless Steel in the PWR Primary Water Environment
    Corrosion Science 125, 175-183 (2017)

  3. Uglov VV, Abadias G, Zlotski SV, Saladukhin IA, Safronov IV, Shymanski VI, Janse van Vuuren A, O'Connell J, Skuratov V and Neethling JH 
    Features of Microstructure of ZrN, Si3N4 and ZrN/SiNx Nanoscale Films Irradiated by Xe Ions
    Vacuum 143, 491-494 (2017)

  4. Minnaar EG, Westraadt JE and Neethling JH
    Microstructural Characterization of Polycrystalline Diamond Sintered at Ultrahigh Pressures
    Microscopy and Microanalysis 23 (S1), 2288- 2289 (2017)
    Proceedings of Microscopy & Microanalysis 2017

  5. Abbass AE, Janse Van Vuuren A, Swart HC and Kroon RE
    Distinguishing the Nature of Silver Incorporated in Sol-gel Silica
    Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 475, 71-75 (2017)
     
  6. Vlasenko S,Benediktovitch A, Ulyanenkov A, Uglov V, Abadias G, O’Connell J and Janse van Vuuren A
    Microstructure Characterization of Multilayer Thin Coatings ZrN/Si3N4 by X-Ray Diffraction Using Noncoplanar Measurement Geometry
    Phys. Status Solidi A, 1700670 (2017)

2016

  1. Marx G, Engelbrecht JAA, Lee M, Wagener M and Henry A
    Comments on a Peak of AlxGa1-xN Observed by Infrared Reflectance
    Infrared Physics and Technology 76, 493–499 (2016)
  1. van Rooyen IJ, Olivier EJ and Neethling JH
    Fission Products Silver, Palladium, and Cadmium Identification in Neutron-irradiated SiC TRISO Particles Using a Cs-Corrected HRTEM
    Journal of Nuclear Materials 476, 93-101 (2016)
  1. Vlasenko S, Benediktovitch A, Ulyanenkova T, Uglov V, Skuratov V, O'Connell J and Neethling J
    Evaluation of Microstructural Parameters of Oxide Dispersion Strengthened Steels from X-ray Diffraction Profiles 
    Journal of Nuclear Materials 470, 139-146 (2016)
  1. Mwanza P, Hilliar S, Dealtry G, Lee M, Hill M and Moore S
    Determination of Reapplication Frequency Required for the Cryptophlebia leucotreta granulovirus: A Factor of Rate of Virus Breakdown and Larval Behaviour
    Microbial and Nematode Control of Invertebrate Pests IOBC-WPRS Bulletin 113, 151-154 (2016)
  1. O’Connell JH, Skuratov VA, Akilbekov A, Zhumazhanova A and Janse van Vuuren A
    EM Study of Latent Track Morphology in TiO2Single Crystals
    Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 379, 200-205 (2016)
  1. O’Connell JH, Rymzhanov RA, Skuratov VA, Volkov AE and Kirilkin NS
    Latent Tracks and Associated Strain in Al2O3 Irradiated with Swift Heavy Ions
    Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 374, 97–101 (2016)
  1. Skuratov VA, Sohatsky AS, O'Connell JH, Kornieieva K, Nikitina AA, Uglov VV, Neethling JH and Ageev VS 
    Latent Tracks of Swift Heavy Ions in Cr23C6 and Y-Ti-O Nanoparticles in ODS Alloys
    Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 374, 102–106 (2016)
  1. Engelbrecht JAA, Sephton B, Minnaar E and Wagener MC 
    An Alternative Method to Determine the Refractive Index of AlxGa1−xN
    Physica B: Condensed Matter 480, 181-185 (2016)
  1. O'Connell JH, Lee ME, Yagoub MYA, Swart HC and Coetsee E 
    Characterization of Crystallite Morphology for Doped Strontium Fluoride Nanophosphors by TEM and XRD 
    Physica B: Condensed Matter 480, 169-173 (2016)
  1. Prakash J, Kumar P, Harris R, Swart C, Neethling J, Janse van Vuuren A and Swart H
    Synthesis, Characterization and Multifunctional Properties of Plasmonic Ag-TiO2 Nanocomposites
    Nanotechnology 27, 355707 (2016)
  1. Schneider L, Rinkel T, Voß B, Chrobak A, Klare JP, Neethling J, Olivier J, Schaniel D, Bendeif E-E, Bondino F, Magnano E, Píš I, Balinski K, Wollschläger J, Steinhoff H-J, Haaseb M and Kuepper K
    Characterization of Multifunctional β-NaEuF4/ NaGdF4 Core–shell Nanoparticles with Narrow Size Distribution
    Nanoscale 8, 2832–2843 (2016)
  1. O'Connell J, Skuratov V, Janse van Vuuren A, Saifulin M and Akilbekov A
    Near Surface Latent Track Morphology of SHI Irradiated TiO2
    Physica Status Solidi B 253, 2144-2149 (2016)
  1. Hlatshwayo TT, O'Connell JH, Skuratov VA, Wendler E, Njoroge EG, Mlamboa M and Malherbe JB
    Comparative Study of the Effect of Swift Heavy Ion Irradiation at 500°C and Annealing at 500°C on Implanted Silicon Carbide
    RSC Advances 6, 68593–68598 (2016)
  1. Fischer N, Henkel R, Kotzé H, Fürst M, Olivier J, Neethling J and Claeys M
    Acetonitrile via CO Hydrogenation in the Presence of NH3
    Catalysis Communications 87, 14–17 (2016)
  1. Kornieieva K, Skuratov V, Sohatsky A, O’Connell JH, Golovin Y, Korenkov V and Neethling JH
    Nanomechanical Testing of ODS Steels Irradiated with 1 MeV/amu Heavy Ions
    Philosophical Magazine 96, 3430-3441 (2016)
  1. Govender A, Barnard W, Olivier EJ, Forbes RP, Van Steen E, Neethling JH
    Synthesis and Characterization of NiFe2O4@Co3O4 Core-shell Nanoparticles
    Materials Characterization 121, 93-102 (2016)

  2. du Plessis HE, de Villiers JPR, Tuling A and Olivier EJ
    Stacking Disorder in Silicon Carbide Supported Cobalt Crystallites: an X-ray Diffraction, Electron Diffraction and High Resolution Electron Microscopy Study
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 18, 30183-30188 (2016)

  3. Xu X, Odqvist J, Colliander MH, Thuvander M, Steuwer A, Westraadt J, King S and Hedström P
    Structural Characterization of Phase Separation in Fe-Cr: A Current Comparison of Experimental Methods
    Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A 47, 5942–5952 (2016)

  4. Janse van Vuuren A, Sohatsky A, Uglov V, Skuratov V and Volkov A
    The Effect of Helium Irradiation on the Thermal Evolution of the Microstructure of nc-ZrN
    Physica Status Solidi C 13, 886-889 (2016)

  5. Saifulin M, O'Connell J, Skuratov V and Janse van Vuuren A
    Conicity of Latent Tracks in the Near Surface Region as a Factor Affecting the Correct Evaluation of Track Size
    Physica Status Solidi C 13, 908-912 (2016)

  6. Skuratov VA, Sohatsky AS, O'Connell JH, Kornieieva K, Nikitina AA, Neethling JH, Ageev VS, Zdorovets M and Volkov AD
    Stability of Y-Ti-O Nanoparticles in ODS Alloys During Heat Treatment and High Temperature Swift Heavy Ion Irradiation
    Physica Status Solidi C 13, 927-931 (2016)

  7. Mpofu BS, Goosen WE, Kurehwatira J, Myers MJ, Munjeri K and Gutu T
    Utilization of Scanning Electron Microscopy to Optimize Electroless Deposition of Pd Thin Film on Porous Stainless Steel
    Microscopy and Microanalysis 22, S3, 1622-1623 (2016)
    Proceedings of Microscopy and Microanalysis 2016

  8. Gutu T, Minnaar E, Olivier JE, Kurehwatira J, Munjeri K, Mpofu BS and Myers MJ
    The Effects of Seeding Strategies on Morphology of Electroless Deposited Pd Thin Film
    Microscopy and Microanalysis 22, S3, 1594-1595 (2016)
    Proceedings of Microscopy and Microanalysis 2016

  9. Abadias G, Uglov VV, Saladukhin IA, Zlotski SV, Tolmachova G, Dub SN and Janse van Vuuren A
    Growth, Structural and Mechanical Properties of Magnetron-sputtered ZrN/SiNx Nanolaminated Coatings
    Surface & Coatings Technology 308, 158–167 (2016)

  10. van Schalkwyk F, Pattrick G, Olivier J, Conrad O and Blair S
    Development and Scale Up of Enhanced ORR Pt-based Catalysts for PEMFCs
    Fuel Cells 16 (4), 414-427 (2016)

2015

  1. Masina CJ, Neethling JH, Olivier EJ, Ferg E, Manzini S, Lodya L, Mohlala P and Ngobeni MW
    Mechanism of Reduction in Hydrogen Atmosphere and Thermal Transformation of Synthetic Ferrihydrite Nanoparticles
    Thermochimica Acta 599, 73-83 (2015)

  2. Westraadt JE, Sigalas I and Neethling JH
    Characterisation of Thermally Degraded Polycrystalline Diamond
    International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials 48, 286-292 (2015)

  3. Genga RM, Akdogan G, Westraadt JE and Cornish LA
    Microstructure and Material Properties of PECS Manufactured WC-NbC-CO and WC-TiC-Ni Cemented Carbides
    International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials 49, 240-248 (2015)

  4. Skuratov VA, Sohatsky AS, O’ Connell JH, Kornieieva K, Nikitina AA, Neethling JH and Ageev VS
    Swift Heavy Ion Tracks in Y2Ti2O7 Nanoparticles in EP450 ODS Steel
    Journal of Nuclear Materials 456, 111-114 (2015)

  5. O’ Connell JH and Neethling JH
    Palladium and Ruthenium Supported Silver Migration in 3C–Silicon Carbide
    Journal of Nuclear Materials 456, 436-441 (2015)

  6. Motochi I, Naidoo SR, Mathe BA, Erasmus R, Aradi E, Derry TE and Olivier EJ
    Surface Brillouin Scattering on Annealed Ion-implanted CVD Diamond
    Diamond and Related Materials 56, 6-12 (2015)

  7. Kumar V, Swart H, Gohain M, Bezuidenhoudt B, Janse van Vuuren A, Lee M and Ntwaeaborwa O
    The Role of Neutral and Ionized Oxygen Defects in the Emission of Tin Oxide Nanocrystals for Near White Light Application
    Nanotechnology 26, 295703 (2015)

  8. Masina CJ, Neethling JH, Olivier EJ, Manzini S, Lodya L, Scrot V and Van Aken PA
    Structural and Magnetic Properties of Ferrihydrite Nanoparticles
    RCS Advances 5, 39643-39650 (2015)

  9. Vilane VN, Knutsen RD and Westraadt JE
    Contribution of Hydrogen Promoted Aluminium Partitioning to Tempered ά Martensite Embrittlement in Ti-6Al-4V
    Materials Science Forum 828-829, 181-187 (2015)

  10. Korneeva KA, Sohatsky AS, O’Connell J, Skuratov VA, Nikitina AA, Golovin Yu I, Korenkov VV and Neethling J
    Radiation Hardening of ODS Steels Irradiated with Heavy Ions of Fission Fragment Energy
    Physics and Chemistry of Materials Processing 4, 10-17 (2015) (Russian journal)

  11. Andreoli MAG, Przybylowicz WJ, Kramers J, Belyanin G, Westraadt J, Bamford M, Mesjasz-Przybylowicz J and Venter A
    PIXE Micro-mapping of Minor Elements in Hypatia, a Diamond Bearing Carbonaceous Stone from the Libyan Desert Glass Area, Egypt: Inheritance from a Cold Molecular Cloud?
    Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 363, 79-85 (2015) 

  12. Hlatshwayo TT, O’Connell JH, Skuratov VA, Msimanga M, Kuhudzai JK, Njoroge EG and Malherbe JB 
    Effect of Xe Ion (167 MeV) Irradiation on Polycrystalline SiC Implanted with Kr and Xe at Room Temperature
    Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 48, 465306 (2015)

  13. Westraadt JE, Olivier EJ, Neethling JH, Hedström P, Odqvist J, Xu X and Steuwer A
    A High-resolution Analytical Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy Study of the Early Stages of Spinodal Decomposition in Binary Fe–Cr
    Materials Characterization 109, 216–221 (2015)

  14. Engelbrecht JAA, Deyzel G, Minnaar EG, Goosen WE and Van Rooyen IJ
    Assessment of Neutron-irradiated 3C-SiC Implanted at 800°C
    Journal of Applied Optics 36, 937-941 (2015)

2014

  1. Chubarov M, Pederson H, Högberg H, Flippov S, Engelbrecht JAA, O'Connell JH and Henry A
    Boron Nitride: A New Photonic Material
    Physica B: Condensed Matter 439, 29-34 (2014)

  2. Engelbrecht JAA, Deyzel G, Minnaar EG, Goosen WE and van Rooyen IJ
    The Influence of Neutron-irradiation at Low Temperatures on the Dielectric Parameters of 3C-SiC
    Physica B: Condensed Matter 439, 169-172 (2014)

  3. O'Connell JH and Neethling JH
    Ag Transport in High Temperature Neutron Irradiated 3C-SiC
    Journal of Nuclear Materials 445, 20-25 (2014)

  4. Kumarakuru H, Coombes MJ, Neethling JH and Westraadt JE
    Fabrication of Cu2S Nanoneedles by Self-assembly of Nanoparticles via Simple Wet Chemical Route
    Journal of Alloys and Compounds 589, 67-75 (2014)

  5. Kumarakuru H, Urgessa ZN, Olivier EJ, Botha JR, Venter A and Neethling JH
    Growth of ZnS-coated ZnO Nanorod Arrays on (100) Silicon Substrate by Two-step Chemical Synthesis
    Journal of Alloys and Compounds 612, 154-162 (2014)

  6. Kumar V, Kumar V, Som S, Neethling JH, Olivier EJ, Ntwaeaborwa OM and Swart HC
    The Role of Surface and Deep-level Defects on the Emission of Tin Oxide Quantum Dots
    Nanotechnology 25, 135701 (2014)

  7. Mokoena PP, Nagpure IM, Kumar V, Kroon RE, Olivier EJ, Neethling JH, Swart HC and Ntwaeaborwa OM
    Enhanced UVB Emission and Analysis of Chemical States of Ca5(PO4)3OH:Gd3+,Pr3+ Phosphor Prepared by Co-precipitation
    Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids 75, 998-1003 (2014)

  8. Thanh TD, Dan NH, Phan T-L, Kumarakuru H, Olivier EJ, Neethling JH and Yu S-C
    Critical Behavior of the Ferromagnetic-paramagnetic Phase Transition in Fe90-xNixZr10 Alloy Ribbons
    Journal of Applied Physics 115, 023903 (2014)

  9. Janse van Vuuren A, Neethling JH, Skuratov VA, Uglov VV and Petrovich S
    The Effect of He and Swift Heavy Ions on Nanocrystalline Zirconium Nitride
    Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 326, 19-22 (2014)

  10. Skuratov VA, O'Connell JH, Kirilkin NS and Neethling JH
    On the Threshold of Damage Formation in Aluminum Oxide via Electronic Excitations
    Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 326, 223-227 (2014)

  11. O'Connell JH, Skuratov VA, Sohatsky AS and Neethling JH
    1.2 MeV/amu Xe Ion Induced Damage Recovery in SiC
    Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 326, 337-340 (2014)

  12. Skuratov VA, O'Connell JH, Sohatsky AS and Neethling JH
    TEM Study of Damage Recovery in SiC by Swift Xe Ion Irradiation
    Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 327, 89-92 (2014)

  13. Nshingabigwi EK, Derry TE, Naidoo SR, Neethling JH, Olivier EJ, O'Connell JH and Lewitt CM
    Electron Microscopy Profiling of Ion Implantation Damage in Diamond: Dependence on Fluence and Annealing
    Diamond and Related Materials 49, 1-8 (2014)

  14. Longo P, Twesten RD and Olivier J
    Probing the Chemical Structure in Diamond-based Materials Using Combined Low-loss and Core-loss Electron Energy-loss Spectroscopy
    Microscopy and Microanalysis 20, 779-783 (2014)

  15. Yagoub MYA, Swart HC, Noto LL, O'Connel JH, Lee ME and Coetsee E
    The Effects of Eu-concentrations on the Luminescent Properties of SrF2: Eu Nanophosphor
    Journal of Luminescence 156, 150-156 (2014)

  16. Faber C, Rowe CD, Miller JA, Fagereng A and Neethling JH
    Silica Gel in a Fault Slip Surface: Field Evidence for Palaeo-earthquakes?
    Journal of Structural Geology 69, 108-121 (2014)

2013

  1. Cronje S, Kroon RE, Roos WD and Neethling JH
    Twinning in Copper Deformed at High Strain Rates
    Bulletin of Materials Science 36, 157-162 (2013)

  2. Agarwal S, Lefferts L, Mojet BL, Ligthart DA, Hensen EJ, Mitchell DR, Erasmus WJ, Anderson BG, Olivier EJ, Neethling JH and Datye AK
    Exposed Surfaces on Shape-Controlled Ceria Nanoparticles Revealed through AC-TEM and Water–Gas Shift Reactivity
    ChemSusChem 6, 1898-1906 (2013)

  3. Kramers JD, Andreoli MAG, Atanasova M, Belyanin GA, Block DL, Franklyn C, Harris C, Lekgoathi M, Montross CS, Ntsoane T, Pischedda V, Segonyane P, Viljoen KS and Westraadt JE
    Unique Chemistry of a Diamond-bearing Pebble from the Libyan Desert Glass Strewnfield, SW Egypt: Evidence for a Shocked Comet Fragment
    Earth and Planetary Science Letters 382, 21-31 (2013)

  4. Urgessa ZN, Oluwafemi OS, Olivier EJ, Neethling JH and Botha JR
    Synthesis of Well-aligned ZnO Nanorods on Silicon Substrate at Lower Temperature
    Journal of Alloys and Compounds 580, 120-124 (2013)

  5. Olivier EJ and Neethling JH
    The Role of Pd in the Transport of Ag in SiC
    Journal of Nuclear Materials 432, 252-260 (2013)

  6. Skuratov VA, Uglov VV, O'Connell JH,  Sohatsky AS, Neethling JH and Rogozhkin SV
    Radiation Stability of the ODS Alloys Against Swift Heavy Ion Impact
    Journal of Nuclear Materials 442, 449-457 (2013)

  7. Janse van Vuuren A, Skuratov VA, Uglov VV, Neethling JH and Zlotski SV
    Radiation Tolerance of Nanostructured ZrN Coatings Against Swift Heavy Ion Irradiation
    Journal of Nuclear Materials 442, 507-511 (2013)

  8. Garrett JC, Sigalas I, Herrmann M, Olivier EJ and O'Connell JH
    cBN Reinforced Y-α-SiAlON Composites
    Journal of the European Ceramic Society 33, 2191-2198 (2013)

  9. Urgessa ZN, Talla K, Dobson SR, Oluwafemi OS, Olivier EJ, Neethling JH and Botha JR
    Mechanisms of Self-assembly in Solution Grown ZnO Nanorods
    Materials Letters 108, 280-284 (2013)

  10. Thyse EL, Akdogan G, Olivier EJ, O'Connell JH, Neethling JH, Taskinen P and Eksteen JJ
    3D Insights into Nickel Converter Matte Phases: Direct Observations via TEM and FIB-SEM Tomography
    Minerals Engineering 52, 2-7 (2013)

  11. Robertson AW, Montanari B, He K, Kim J, Allen CS, Wu YA, Olivier EJ, Neethling JH,  Harrison N, Kirkland AI and Warner JH
    Dynamics of Single Fe Atoms in Graphene Vacancies
    Nano Letters 13, 1468-1475 (2013)

  12. Rymzhanov RA, O'Connell J, Skuratov VA, Sohatsky AS, Neethling JH, Volkov AE and Havancsak K
    Effect of Swift Heavy Ion Irradiation on Transformations of Oxide Nanoclusters in ODS Alloys
    Physica Status Solidi (c) 10, 681-684 (2013)

2012

  1. Murape DM, Eassa N, Neethling JH, Betz R, Coetsee E, Swart HC, Botha JR and Venter A
    Treatment for GaSb Surfaces Using a Sulphur Blended (NH4)2S/(NH4)2S04 Solution
    Applied Surface Science 258, 6753-6758 (2012)

  2. Heiligers C, Pretorius C and Neethling JH
    Interdiffusion of Hafnium and Titanium Carbide During Hot-pressing
    International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials 31, 51-55 (2012)

  3. van Rooyen IJ, Engelbrecht JAA, Henry A, Janzén E, Neethling JH and van Rooyen PB
    The Effect of Grain Size and Phosphorous-doping of Polycrystalline 3C-SiC on Infrared Reflectance Spectra
    Journal of Nuclear Materials 422, 103-108 (2012)

  4. Antonova IV, Skuratov VA, Volodin VA, Popov VI, Marin D, Janse van Vuuren A, Neethling JH, Jedrzejewski J and Balberg I
    Formation of Ge Nanocrystals in Ge:SiO2 Layers due to Assistance of Swift Heavy Ions
    Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 45, 285302 (2012)

  5. Robertson AW, Allen CS, Wu YA, He K, Olivier EJ, Neethling JH,  Kirkland AI and Warner JH
    Spatial Control of Defect Creation in Graphene at the Nanoscale
    Nature Communications 3, 1144 (2012)

  6. Olivier EJ and Neethling JH
    Palladium Transport in SiC
    Nuclear Engineering and Design 244, 25-33 (2012)

  7. Neethling JH,  O'Connell JH and Olivier EJ
    Palladium Assisted Silver Transport in Polycrystalline SiC
    Nuclear Engineering and Design 251, 230-234 (2012)

  8. van Rooyen IJ, Neethling JH, Henry A, Janzén E,  Mokoduwe SM, Janse van Vuuren A and Olivier EJ
    Effects of Phosphorous-doping and High Temperature Annealing on CVD Grown 3C-SiC
    Nuclear Engineering and Design 251, 191-202 (2012)

  9. Murape DM, Eassa N, Nyamhere C, Neethling JH, Betz R, Coetsee E, Swart HC, Botha JR and Venter A
    Improved GaSb Surfaces Using a (NH4)2S/(NH4)2S04 Solution
    Physica B: Condensed Matter 407, 1675-1678 (2012)

  10. Godbole M, Olivier EJ, Coetsee E, Swart HC, Neethling JH and Botha JR
    Dependence of Surface Distribution of Self-assembled InSb Nanodots on Surface Morphology and Spacer Layer Thickness
    Physica B: Condensed Matter 407, 1566-1569 (2012)

  11. Eassa N, Murape DM, Betz R, Neethling JH, Venter A and Botha JR
    Surface Morphology and Electronic Structure of Halogen Etched InAs (111)
    Physica B: Condensed Matter 407, 1591-1594 (2012)

  12. Engelbrecht JAA, van Rooyen IJ, Henry A, Janzén E and Olivier EJ
    The Origin of a Peak in the Reststrahlen Region of SiC
    Physica B: Condensed Matter 407, 1525-1528 (2012)

  13. O'Connell JH and Neethling JH
    Investigation of the Radiation Damage and Hardness of H and He Implanted SiC
    Radiation Effects and Defects in Solids 167, 299-306 (2012)

2011

  1. Thyse EL, Akdogan G, Olivier EJ, Neethling JH, Taskinen P and Eksteen JJ
    Partitioning of PGEs in Nickel Converter Matte Phases: Direct Observations by Electron Microscopy and Electron Probe Microanalysis
    Minerals Engineering 24, 1288-1298 (2011)

  2. Eassa N, Murape DM, Betz R, Coetsee E, Swart HC, Venter A, Botha JR and Neethling JH
    Chalcogen Based Treatment of InAs with [(NH4)2S / (NH4)2S04]
    Surface Science 605, 994-999 (2011)

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