Selected Publications

 Publications 

2012

  1. Atanacio A, Nowotny J, Prince K, 2012, Reactivity between In2O3 and TiO2 (rutile) studied using secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS), Separation and Purification Technology, vol 91, pp 96-102.
  2. J.C. Debnath, R. Zeng, D.P. Chen, P. Shamba, and S.X. Dou, 2012, "Effect of frozen spin on the magnetocaloric property of La0.7Ca0.3CoO3 polycrystalline and single crystal samples" J. of Alloys and Compounds, 510, 125-133. (IF: 2.1)
  3. K Singh, J Nowotny, V Thangadurai, Amphoteric Oxide Semiconductors for Energy Conversion Devices: A Tutorial Review 2013, DOI: 1.1039/C2CS35393H
    K. S. B. De Silva, S. Gambhir, X. L. Wang, X. Xu, W. X. Li, D. L. Officer, D. Wexler, G. G. Wallace, S. X. Dou, "The effect of reduced graphene oxide addition on the superconductivity of MgB2" Journal of Materials Chemistry 22, 13941, 2012.
  4. W. X. Li, R. Zeng, J. L. Wang, Y. Li, and S. X. Dou, "Dependence of magnetoelectric properties on sintering temperature for nano-SiC-doped MgB2/Fe wires made by combined in situ/ex situ process" Journal of Applied Physics 111, 07E135, 2012.
  5. K. H. Seng, G. D. Du, L. Li, Z. X. Chen, H. K. Liu and Z. P. Guo, "Facile synthesis of grapheme-molybdenum dioxide and its lithium storage properties", Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22, 16072, (2012)
  6. N. Sharma, X. W. Guo, G. D. Du, Z. P. Guo, J. Z. Wang, Z. X. Wang, V. K., "Direct evidence of concurrent solid-solution and two-phase reactions and the nonequilibrium structural evolution of  LiFePO4", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134, 7867, (2012).
  7. Z. X. Yang, G. D. Du, Q. Meng, Z. P. Guo, X. B. Yu, Z. X. Chen, T. L. Guo and R. Zeng, "Synthesis of uniform TiO2@carbon composite nanofibers as anode for lithium ion batteries with enhanced electrochemical performance", Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22, 5848, (2012).
  8. R. Zeng, J. Liu, G.D. Du, W.X. Li, J. Horvat, S. X. Dou, "Magnetic and Superconducting Properties of Spin-Fluctuation-Limited Superconducting Nanoscale VNx" Journal of Applied Physics 111, 07E142, 2012.

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2011

  1. Bak T, Nowotny J, Sucher N, Wachsman E, 2011, Effect of crystal imperfections on reactivity and photoreactivity of TiO2 (Rutile) with oxygen, water, and bacteria, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol 115, no. 32, pp 15711-15738.
  2. Bak T, Nowotny J, 2011, Semiconducting properties of oxidized and reduced polycrystalline TiO 2. Jonker analysis, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol 115, no. 19, pp 9746-9752.
  3. Bak T, Nowotny J, 2011, Reactivity of rutile with oxygen and hydrogen and related charge transfer, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol 115, no. 31, pp 15345-15354.
  4. C. Z. Chen, Z.Y. Liu, Y.M. Lu, L. Zeng. C.B. Cai, R. Zeng, S.X. Dou, 2011, "Robust high-temperature magnetic pinning induced by proximity in YBa(2)Cu(3)O(7-delta)/La(0.67)Sr(0.33)MnO(3) hybrids", J. Appl. Phys., 109, 073921 (IF: 2.2).
  5. J. C. Debnath, R. Zeng, J.H. Kim, S.X. Dou, 2011, "Improvement of refrigerant capacity of La0.7Ca0.3MnO3 material with a few percent Co-doping." J. Mag. Magntic Mater., 323, 139.
  6. J. C. Debnath, R. Zeng, J.H. Kim and S. X. Dou, 2011, "Large magnetic entropy change near room temperature in La0.7(Ca0.27Ag0.03)MnO3 perovskite." J. of Alloys and Compounds, 509, 3699. (IF: 2.1)
  7. G. D. Du, N. Sharma, V. K. Peterson, J. A. Kimpton and Z. P. Guo, "Br-doped Li4Ti5O12 and composite TiO2 for Li-ion batteries: Synchrotron X-ray and in-situ neutron diffraction studies", Advanced Functional Materials, 21, 3990, (2011).
  8. G. D. Du, K. H. Seng, Z. P. Guo, J. Liu, W. X. Li, D. Z. Jia, C. Cook, Z. W. Liu and H. K. Liu, "Graphene-V2O5*nH2O xerogel composite cathodes for lithium ion batteries", RSC Advances, 4, 690, (2011).
  9. G. D. Du, J. Q. Wang, Z. P. Guo, Z. X. Chen and H. K. Liu, "Layered δ-MnO2 as positive electrode for lithium intercalation", Materials Letters, 65, 1319, (2011).
  10. G. D. Du, B. Wan, Z. P. Guo, J. N. Shen, Y. Li and H. K. Liu, "Effect of annealing on electrochemical performance of anodized TiO2 nanotubes for lithium ion batteries", Advanced Science Letters, 4, 469, (2011).
  11. G. D. Du, C. Zhong, P. Zhang, Z. P. Guo, Z. X. Chen and H. K. Liu, "Tin dioxide/carbon nanotube composites with high uniform SnO2 loading as anode materials for lithium ion batteries", Electrochimica Acta, 55, 2582, (2010).
  12. G. D. Du, Z. P. Guo, S. Q. Wang, R. Zeng, Z. X. Chen and H. K. Liu, "Superior stability and high capacity of restacked molybdenum disulfide as anode material for lithium ion batteries", Chemical Communications, 46, 1106 (2010).
  13. G. D. Du, Z. P. Guo, P. Zhang, Y. Li, M. B. Chen, D. Wexler, and H. K. Liu, "SnO2 nanocrystals on self-organized TiO2 nanotube array as three-dimensional electrode for lithium ion microbatteries", Journal of Materials Chemistry, 20, 5689, (2010).
  14. Idris M, Li S, Nowotny J, 2011, Surface Segregation in Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia (YSZ) at Elevated Temperatures, Journal of the Japanese Society for Experimental Mechanics, vol 11, pp 256-260.
  15. Z.Y. Feng, D.Q. Shi, R.Zeng, S.X. Dou, 2011, "Large electrocaloric effect of highly (100)-oriented .68PbMg(1/3)Nb(2/3)O(3)-0.32PbTiO(3) thin films with a Pb(Zr(0.3)Ti(0.7))O(3)/PbO(x) buffer layer", Thin Solid Film, 519, 5433-5436. (IF: 2.0)
  16. W. X. Li, X. Xu, Q. H. Chen, Y. Zhang, S. H. Zhou, R. Zeng, and S. X. Dou, "Graphene micro-substrate induced π-gap expansion in MgB2" Acta Materialia 59, 7268, 2011.
  17. W. X. Li, R. Zeng, L. Lu, and S.X. Dou, "Effect of thermal strain on Jc and Tc in high density nano-SiC doped MgB2" Journal of Applied Physics, 109, 07E108, 2011.
  18. W. X. Li, R. Zeng, L. Lu, and S.X. Dou, 2010, "Dependence of superconducting properties on lattice strain in MgB2."  Physica C, 470, S629).
  19. W. X. Li, Y. Li, R.H. Chen, R. Zeng, and S.X. Dou, 2010, "The mechanism of T-c performance for Zn doped MgB2 sintered in magnetic field." Physica C, 470, S644.
  20. K. S. B. De Silva, X. Xu, W. X. Li, Y. Zhang, M. Rindfleisch, and M.Tomsic, "Improving superconducting properties of MgB2 by graphene doping" IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 21, 2686-2689,  2011.
  21. W. X. Li, R. Zeng, Y. Zhang, X. Xu, Y. Li, and S. X. Dou, "Evolution of electromagnetic properties and microstructure with sintering temperature for MgB2/Fe wires made by combined in-situ/ex-situ process" IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 21, 2635-2638,  2011.
  22. C. T. Lin, and S. P. Ringer, "Direct observation of local K variation and its correlation to electronic inhomogeneity in (Ba1-xKx)Fe2As2 Pnictide" Physical Review Letters 106, 247002, 2011.
  23. Nowotny J, 2011, Oxide Semiconductors for Solar Energy Conversion: Titanium Dioxide, CRC Press.
  24. Nowotny J, 2011, Effect of hydrogen on semiconducting properties of TiO2 single crystal. jonker analysis, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol 115, no. 37, pp 18316-18326.
  25. Nowotny J, Veziroglu T, 2011, Impact of hydrogen on the environment, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol 36, no. 20, pp 13218-13224.
  26. N. Sharma, G. D. Du, A. J. Studer, Z. P. Guo, and V. K. Peterson, "In-situ neutron diffraction study of the MoS2 anode using a custom-built Li-ion battery", Solid State Ionics, 199, 37, (2011).
  27. N. Sharma, M. V. Reddy, G. D. Du, A. Adams, G. V. Subba Rao, B. V. R. Chowdari, Z. P. Guo and V. K. Peterson, "Time-dependent in-situ neutron diffraction investigation of a Li(Co0.16Mn1.84)O4 cathode", The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 115, 21473, (2011).
  28. J. Q. Wang, G. D. Du, R. Zeng, B. Niu, Z. X. Chen, Z. P. Guo and S. X. Dou, "Porous Co3O4 nanoplatelets by self-supported formation as electrode material for lithium-ion batteries", Electrochimica Acta, 55, 4805, (2010).
  29. J.Q. Wang, B. Niu, G.D. Du, R. Zeng, Z.X. Chen, Z.P. Guo, S.X. Dou, 2011, "Microwave homogeneous synthesis of porous nanowire Co3O4 arrays with high capacity and rate capability for lithium ion batteries", Mater. Chem. & Phys. 126, 747-754 (IF: 2.32).
  30. J.L. Wang, S.J. Campbell, S.J. Kennedy, R. Zeng, S.X. Dou, G.H. Wu, 2011, "Critical magnetic transition in TbNi(2)Mn-magnetization and Mossbauer spectroscopy" J. Phys. Conden. Matter, 23, 216002 (IF: 2.0).
  31. J.L. Wang, A.J. Studer, S.J. Campbell, S. J. Kennedy, R. Zeng, S. X. Dou, and G. H. Wu, 2011, "Magnetic Structures of Pr0.8_Lu0.2Mn2Ge2 and Pr0.8_Lu0.2Mn2Ge2", IEEE. Trans. Mag., 47, 2893.
  32. J.L. Wang, S.J. Campbell, R. Zeng, and S.X. Dou, S.J. Kennedy, 2011, "Magnetic phase transition and Mössbauer spectroscopy of ErNi2Mn compounds", J. Appl. Phys., 109, 07E304. (IF: 2.2)
  33. J.L. Wang, S.J. Campbell, J.M. Cadogan, A.J. Studer, R. Zeng, and S.X. Dou, 2011, "Magnetocaloric effect in layered NdMn(2)Ge(0.4)Si(1.6)", Appl. Phys. Lett., 98,232509. (IF: 3.73)
  34. W. K. Yeoh, B. Gault, X. Y. Cui, C. Zhu, M. P. Moody, L. Li, R. K. Zheng, W. X. Li, X. L. Wang, S. X. Dou, K. S. B. De Silva, X. Xu, S. Gambhir, X. L. Wang, W. X. Li, G. G. Wallace, and S. X. Dou, "Flux pinning mechanisms in graphene doped MgB2 superconductors" Scripta Materialia 65, 634, 2011.
  35. W. K. Yeoh, R.K. Zheng, S.P. Ringer, W.X. Li, X. Xu, S.X. Dou, S.K. Chen, and J.L. MacManus-Driscoll, "Evaluation of Carbon Incorporation and Strain of doped MgB2 Superconductor by Raman Spectroscopy" Scripta Materialia, 64, 323–326, 2011.
  36. W. K. Yeoh, R. K. Zheng, S. P. Ringer, W. X. Li, X. Xu, S. K. Chen and J. L. MacManus-Driscoll, "Raman Spectroscopy: Alternate Method for Strain and Carbon Substitution Study in MgB2" IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 21, 2623-2626,  2011.
  37. R. Zeng, J. L. Wang, Z. X. Chen, W. X. Li, and S. X. Dou, "The effects of size and orientation on magnetic properties and exchange bias in Co3O4 Mesoporous Nanowires" Journal of Applied Physics, 109, 07B520, 2011.
  38. R. Zeng, S.X. Dou, J.L. Wang, S.J. Campbell, 2011, "Large Magnetocaloric effect in re-entrant ferromagnet PrMn1.4Fe0.6Ge2," J. of Alloys and Compounds, 509, L119-L123 (IF: 2.1)
  39. R. Zeng, J.C. Debnath, D.P. Chen, P. Shamba, J.L. Wang, S.J. Kennedy, S.J. Campbell, S.X. Dou, 2011, "Magnetic properties in polycrystalline and single crystal Ca- doped LaCoO3." J. Appl. Phys., 109, 07E146 (IF: 2.2)

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2010

  1. V.P.S. Awana, R. Tripathi, N. Kumar, G.L. Bhalla, R. Zeng, V. Ganesan and H.U. Habermeier. 2010, "Magnetotransport of La0.70 Ca0.3-x Srx MnO3 (Ag): a potential room temperature bolometer and magnetic sensor." J. Appl. Phys., 107, 09D723 (IF: 2.2)
  2. V.P.S. Awana, A. Pal, A. Vajpayee, M. Mudge, H. Kishan, M. Husain and R. Zeng, 2010, "Synthesis and physical properties of FeSe1/2 Te1/2 superconductor." J. Appl. Phys., 107, 09E146 (IF: 2.2)
  3. V.P.S Awana, A. Pal, A. Vajpayee, M.Husain, R. Zeng, S.Yu, and E. Takayama-Muromachi, 2010, "Superconductivity in SmFe1-x Co Cox AsO (x = 0.0 to 0.30)." J. Appl. Phys., 107, 09E128 (IF: 2.2)
  4. Bak T, Nowotny J, Stranger J, 2010, Electrical properties of TiO2: Equilibrium vs dynamic electrical conductivity, Ionics, vol 16, no. 8, pp 673-679.
  5. Bak T, Nowotny J, Nguyen Q, 2010, Titanium dioxide photocatalysts: Performance-related properties, Diffusion and Defect Data Pt.B: Solid State Phenomena, vol 162, no. 0, pp 329-335
  6. Bak T, Norby T, Nowotny A, Nowotny M, Sucher N, 2010, Titanium Dioxide Photocatalyst. Unresolved Problems, Solid State Phenomena, vol 162, no. 0, pp 77-90.
  7. C. Z. Chen, C. B. Cai, Z. Y. Liu, L. Peng, B. Gao, F. Fan, Y. M. Lu, R. Zeng, Z. P. Guo, W. X. Li, and S. X. Dou, "Stress evolution and lattice distortion induced by thickness variation and lattice misfit in La0.67Sr0.33MnO3- films" Solid State Communications 150, 66, 2010.
  8. C. Z. Chen, CB Cai, ZY Liu, L Peng, B Gao, F Fan, YM Lu, R. Zeng, W.X. Li, SX Dou, 2010,"Stress evolution and lattice distortion induced by thickness variation and lattice misfit in La0.67Sr0.33MnO3-delta films." Solid. State Communication, 150, 66 (IF: 1.6)
  9. J. C. Debnath, R. Zeng, J.H. Kim, S. X. Dou, 2010, "Giant magnetic entropy change of colossal magnetoresistance in La0.7 Ca 0.3 MnO3 material in low field." J. Appl. Phys., 107, 09A916 (IF: 2.2)
  10. G.D. Du, Z.P. Guo, S.Q. Wang, R. Zeng, Z.X. Chen, H.K. Liu, 2010, "Superior stability and high capacity of restacked molybdenum disulfide as anode material for lithium ion batteries." Chem. Comm. 46, 1106 (IF: 5.34)
  11. Hossain F, Evteev A, Belova I, Nowotny J, Murch G, 2010, Electronic and optical properties of anatase TiO2 nanotubes, Computational Materials Science, vol 48, no. 4, pp 854-858.
  12. Liang H, Li X, Nowotny J, 2010, Photocatalytical properties of TiO2 nanotubes, Diffusion and Defect Data Pt.B: Solid State Phenomena, vol 162, no. 0, pp 295-328.
  13. W. X. Li, Y. Li, R. H. Chen, R. Zeng, and S. X. Dou, "The mechanism of Tc performance for Zn doped MgB2 sintered in magnetic field" Physica C 470, S644–S645, 2010.
  14. W. X. Li, R. Zeng, L. Lu, and S. X. Dou, "Dependence of superconducting properties on lattice strain in MgB2" Physica C 470, S629–S630, 2010.
    W. X. Li, R. Zeng, C.K. Poh, Y. Li, S.X. Dou, 2010, "Magnetic scattering effects in two-band superconductor: the ferromagnetic dopants in MgB2." J. Phys. Conden. Matter, 22, 135701 (IF: 2.0)
  15. B. Liu, Z. P. Guo, G. D. Du, Y. Nuli, M. F. Hassan and D. Z. Jia, "In situ synthesis of ultra-fine, porous, tin oxide-carbon nanocomposites via a molten salt method for lithium-ion batteries", Journal of Power Sources, 195, 5382, (2010).
  16. J. Liu, W.J. Wang, Z.P. Guo, R. Zeng, S.X. Dou, X.L. Chen, 2010, "Peashell-like nanostructure-a new kind of one-dimensional nanostructure: the case of magnesium oxide." Chem. Comm. 46, 3887 (IF: 5.34)
  17. Nowotny M, Bak T, Nowotny J, Sheppard L, 2010, Semiconducting properties of single crystal TiO2 in the n-p transition region, Journal of the Australian Ceramic Society, vol 46, no. 1, pp 27-30.
  18. Nowotny M, Bogdanoff P, Dittrich T, Fiechter S, Fujishima A, Tributsch T, 2010, Observations of p-type semiconductivity in titanium dioxide at room temperature, Materials Letters, vol 64, no. 8, pp 928-930.
  19. Nowotny J, Norby T, Bak T, 2010, Reactivity between titanium dioxide and water at elevated temperatures, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol 114, no. 42, pp 18215-18221.
  20. P. Shamba, J.C. Debnath, R. Zeng, J. L. Wang, S.J. Campbell, S. J. Kennedy and S.X. Dou, 2011, "Reduction of hysteresis losses in the magnetic refrigerant La0.8Ce0.2Fe11.4Si1.6 by the addition of boron." J. Appl. Phys., 109, 07A940 (IF: 2.2)
  21. P. Shamba, R. Zeng, J.Q. Wang, and S. X. Dou, 2010, "A sign of field-induced first order magnetic state transition and giant reversible magnetocaloric effect in cobalt hydroxide nanosheets." J. Appl. Phys., 107, 09A919 (IF: 2.2)
  22. Sheppard L, Dittrich T, Nowotny J, Bak T, 2010, Surface photovoltage studies of nonstoichiometric rutile titanium dioxide, Applied Physics Letters, vol 96, no. 7.
  23. S. Q. Wang, G. H. Li, G. D. Du, L. Li, X. Y. Jiang, C. Q. Feng, Z. P. Guo and S. Kim, "Sythesis and characterization of cobalt-doped WS2 nanorods for lithium battery applications", Nanoscale Research Letters, 5, 1301, (2010).
  24. C. C. Wang, C. Wang, R. Zeng, S.X. Dou, 2010, "Intergrain connectivity of MgB2 ceramics studied by impedance analysis." J. Appl. Phys., 108, 023901 (IF: 2.2)
    C. C. Wang, R. Zeng, X. Xu, S.X. Dou, 2010, "Superconducting transition width under magnetic field in MgB2 polycrystalline samples." J. Appl. Phys., 108, 093907 (IF: 2.2)
  25. J. Q. Wang, G.D. Du, R. Zeng, B. Niu, Z.X. Chen, Z.P. Guo, S.X. Dou, 2010, "Porous Co3O4 nanoplatelets by self-supported formation as electrode Material for lithium-ion batteries." Electrochimica Acta, 55, 4805 (IF: 3.3)
  26. Z. X. Yang, G. D. Du, Z. P. Guo, X. B. Yu, Z. X. Chen, T. L. Guo, N. Sharma and H. K. Liu, "TiO2(B)@anatase hybrid nanowires with highly reversible electrochemical performance", Electrochemistry Communications, 13, 46, (2011).
  27. Z. X. Yang, G. D. Du, Z. P. Guo, X. B. Yu, Z. X. Chen, P. Zhang, G. N. Chen and H. K. Liu, "Easy preparation of SnO2@carbon composite nanofibers with improved lithium ion storage properties", Journal of Materials Research, 25, 1516, (2010).
  28. Z. X. Yang, G. D. Du, C. Q. Feng, S. A. Li, Z. X. Chen, P. Zhang, Z. P. Guo, X. B. Yu, G. N. Chen, S. Z. Huang and H. K. Liu, "Synthesis of uniform polycrystalline tin dioxide nanofibers and electrochemical application in lithium-ion batteries", Electrochimica Acta, 55, 5485, (2010).
  29. Z. X. Yang, G. D. Du, Z. P. Guo, X. B. Yu, S. A. Li, Z. X. Chen, P. Zhang and H. K. Liu, "Plum-branch-like carbon nanofibers decorated with SnO2 nanocrystals", Nanoscale, 2, 1011, (2010).
  30. X. Xu, W. X. Li, Y. Zhang, K. S. B. De Silva, J. H. Kim, and S. Choi, "The Effects of Graphene Doping on the in-field Jc of MgB2 Wires" Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, accepted on 24 December 2010.
  31. Y. Zhang, S. X. Dou, C. Lu, S. H. Zhou, and W. X. Li, "Effect of Mg/B ratio on the superconductivity of MgB2 bulk with SiC addition" Physical Review B 81, 094501, 2010.
  32. Y. Zhang, S. H. Zhou, and W. X. Li, "Effects of ball-mill processing on the superconductivity of sucrose doped MgB2" Physica C 470, S710-S711, 2010.
  33. R. Zeng, J.  L. Wang, L. Lu, W. X. Li, S. J. Campbell, and S. X. Dou, "Three first order magnetic phase transitions in re-entrant ferromagnet PrMn1.4Fe0.6Ge2" Journal of Alloys and Compounds 550, L38, 2010.
  34. R. Zeng, S. Zhou, L. Lu, W.X. Li, S.X. Dou, "Synthesis and characteristics of MgB2 bulks with different densities" Physica C 470, S669-S670, 2010.
  35. X. J. Zhu, Z.P. Guo, P. Zhong, G.D. Du, R. Zeng, Z.X. Chen, H.K. Liu, 2010, "Tin Oxide Thin Film with Three-Dimensional Ordered Reticular Morphology as a Lithium Ion Battery Anode." Chem Phys Chem., 10, 3101-3104. (IF: 3.46)
  36. X. B. Zhu, D. Q. Shi, S. X. Dou, Y. P. Sun, Q. Li, L. Wang, W. X. Li, W. K. Yeoh, R. K. Zheng, Z. X. Chen, and C. X. Kong, "(0 0 l)-oriented Bi2Sr2Co2Oy and Ca3Co4O9 films: Self-assembly orientation and growth mechanism by chemical solution deposition" Acta Materialia 58, 4281, 2010.
  37. X. B. Zhu, D. Q. Shi, S. X. Dou, Y. P. Sun, Q. Li, L. Wang, W. X. Li, W. K. Yeoh, R. K. Zheng, Z. X. Chen, and C. X. Kong, "(0 0 l)-oriented Bi2Sr2Co2Oy and Ca3Co4O9 films: Self-assembly orientation and growth mechanism by chemical solution deposition" Acta Materialia 58, 4281, 2010.