Publication List 2008

Publications 2008

Andrew, R.C. & Miller, H.G. 2008. A comment on the presence of spurious states in finite basis approximations. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 41:158001-158002. IOP Publishing.

Auret, F.D., Coelho, S.M.M., Hayes, M., Meyer, W.E. & Nel, J.M. 2008. Electrical characterization of defects introduced in Ge during electron beam deposition of different metals. Physics Status Solidi (A): Applications and Materials, 205(1):159-161.

Barnas, J., Gmitra, M., Misiorny, M., Dugaev, V.K. & Kunert, H.W. 2008. Current-induced magnetic switching and dynamics in spin valves. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 354(35-39):4181-4185.

Berger, W.A., Miller, H.G. & Waxman, D. 2008. Threshold Bound states. The European Physical Journal A – Hadrons and Nuclei. 37:357-360

Boeyens, Jan C.A. 2008. The Periodic Electronegativity Table. Zeitschrift for Naturforschungen, 63b:199-209.

Borras, A., Zander, C., Plastino, A.R., Casas, M. & Plastino, A. 2008. Entanglement and the quantum brachistochrone problem. Epl Europhysics Letters - A Letter Journal Exploring The Frontiers of Physics, 81(3):30007-p1-30007-p5. February 2008.

Borras, A., Zander, C. Plastino, A.R., Casas, M. & Plastino, A.R., Casas, M. & Plastino, A. 2008. Entanglement and the quantum brachistochrone problem. Europhysics Letters, 81(3), art no. 30007.

Borras, A., Plastino, A.R., Casas, M. & Plastino, A. 2008. Quantum brachistochrone evolution of systems of two identical particles: The role of entanglement. Physical Review A – Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, 78(5): art. No. 052104.

Borras, A., Casas, M., Plastino, A.R. & Plastino, A. 2008. Some entanglement features of highly entangled multiqubit states. Internationa Journal of Quantum Information, 6(suppl):605-611.

Brink, D.J., Van der Berg, N.G. & Prinsloo, L.C. 2008. The role of interface effects on the reflection of circularly ppolarised light from the thin-film structure of scarabus beetles. Surface Interface Analysis, 40: 769-771.

Colomban, P., Dinh, H.M., Riand, J., Prinsloo, L.C. & Mauchamp, B. 2008. Nanomechanics of single silkworm and spider fibres: a Raman and micro-mechanical in situ study of the conformation change with stress. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 39:1749-1764.

 

Conroy, Justin M. & Miller, H.G. 2008. Color superconductivity and Tsallis statistics. Physical Review D, 78:054010.

Curilef, S., Plastino, A.R., Wedemann, R.S. & Daffertshofer, A. 2008. Landauer’s principle and non-equilibrium statistical ensembles. Physics Letters, Section A: General, Atomic and Solid State Physics, Vol. 372(14):2341-2345, 31 March 2008.

Davis, A.L.V., Brink, D.J., Scholtz, C.H., Prinsloo, L.C. & Deschodt, C.M. Functional implications of temperature-correlated colour polyjorphism in an iridescent, scarabaeine dung beetle. Ecological Entomology, 10.1111/j.1365-2311.

Derry, T.E., Van der Berg, Nic & Makau, N.W. 2008. Diamond surfaces polished both mechanically and manually; an atomic force microscopy (AFM) study. Diamond and Related Materials, 17:127-136.

Friedland, E., Malherbe, J.B., Van der Berg, N.G., Hlatshwayo, T. Botha, A.J., Wendler, E. & Wesch, W. Study of Silver Diffusion in Silicon Carbide. Journal of Nuclear Materials.

 

Govender, Irene & Grayson, Diane J. 2008. Pre-service and in-service teachers’ experiences of learning to program in an object-oriented language. Computers & Education, 51(2):874-885.

Kunert, H.W., Machatine, A.G.J., Malherbe, J.B., Barnas, J., Hoffmann, A. & Wagner, M.R. 2008. Elementary excitations in Si, Ge, and diamond time reversal affected. Thin Solid Films, 517:372-375.

Kunert, H.W., Machatine, A.G.J., Malherbe, J.B., Barnas, J., Hoffmann, A. & Wagner, M.R. 2008. Infrared absorption, multiphonon processes and time reversal effect on Si and Ge band structure. Thin Solid Films, 517:134-136.

 

Malherbe, J.B., Friedland, E. & Van der Berg, N.G. 2008 Ion beam analysis of materials in the PBMR reactor. Nuclear Instrumens and Methods in Physics Research B: Beam Interactions with Materials & Atoms, 266(8):1373-1377.

Plastino, A.R. & Daffertshofer, A. 2008. Classical typicality of the canaonical distribution. Europhysics Letters, 84(3), art. No 30006.

 

Prinsloo, Linda C & Colomban, Philippe. 2008. A Raman spectroscopic study of the Mapungubwe oblates: glass trade beads excavated at an Iron Age archaeological site in South Africa. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 39:79-90.

Prinsloo, Linda C, Barnard, Werner, Meiklejohn, Ian & Hall, Kevin. 2008. The first Raman spectroscopic study of San rock art in the Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park, South Africa. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 39: 646-654.

Scheffler, T.B. & Leao, A.J. 2008. Fabrication of polymer film heat transfer elements for energy efficient multi-effect distillation. Desalination, 222:707-721.

Von Wenckstern, H., Biehne, G., Lorenz, M., Grundmann, M., Auret, F.D., Meyer, W.E., Janse van Rensburg, P.J., Hayes, M., & Nel, J.M. 2008. Dependence of trap concentrations in ZnO Thin films on annealing conditions. Journal of the Koran Physical Society, 53(5). Issue 5 Special Issue: Part 2 Sp Iss SI. P. 2861-2863. Part Part 2 Sp. Iss SI Published Nov 2008.
 

3. Books

Boeyens, Jan C.A. 2008. Chemistry from First Principles. The Netherlands : Springer. 321 p. ISBN: 978-1-4020-8545-1

4. Chapters in specialised books

Phahlamohlaka, Jackie (ed.) Braun, Max, Romijn, Henny & Roode, Dewald (part editors). 2008 Community-driven projects: Reflections on a success story : a case study of science education and information technology in South Africa. Pretoria : Van Schaik. pp. 222, Braun editor of p1-47 (47pp) and author of p51-75 (25pp).

 

Auret, F.D., Meyer, W.E., Janse van Rensburg, P.J., Hayes, M., Nel, J.M., von Wenckstern, H., Hochmuth, H., Biehne, G., Lorenz, M. & Grundmann, M. 2008. Electronic properties of shallow level defects in ZnO grown by pulsed laser deposition. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 100 042038.

Barnard, W. & Prinsloo, L.C. 2008. The identification of pigments used on bank notes issued during the German hyperinflation period (circa. 1920). Proceedings of the XXIst International Conference on Raman Spectroscopy (ICORS 2008). Chief editors: Rob Withnall and Babur Z Chowdhry. West Sussex, UK : IM Publications. ISBN: 978-1-906715-00-7. p.1003-1004. 1162 pp. 17-22 August 2008, Brunel University, Uxbridge, West London, UK.

Boeyens, Jan C.A. & Levendis, Demitrius C. 2008. Number Theory and the Periodicity of Matter. Dordrecht, The Netherlands : Springer Verlag. Proceedings of the IUTAM Symposium on Flow Control and MEMS held at the Royal Geographical Society, 19-22 September 2006, hosted by Imperial College, London, England. IUTAM Bookseries vol. 7. 453 pp.

Boeyens, Jan, C.A. & Ogilvie, J.F. 2008. Models, Mysteries and Magic of Molecules. Dordrecht, The Netherlands : Springer. ISBN 978-1-4020-5940-7 (Hb); ISBN 978-1-4020-5941-4 (e-book). 484 pp.

Brink, D.J., Van der Berg, N.G. & Prinsloo, L.C. 2008. The role of interface effects on the reflection of circularly polarised light from the thin-film structure of scarabus beetles. Papers presente dat ECASI’07. Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Applications of Surface and Interface analysis, 9-14 September 2007, Brussens, Belgium. (Editors: Jean-Jacques Pireaux, John F Watts). Surface and Interface Analysis, March-April 2008, Volume 40, Issue No. 3-4. Pages 125-892.

Coelho, S.M.M., Auret, F.D., Janse van Rensburg, P.J., Nyamhere, C., Nel, J.M. & Hayes, M. 2008. IV and CV measurements of Schottky diodes deposited on Ge by Electron Beam Deposition and Sputter Deposition. Physica Status Solidi (c), Vol. 5(2), p. 626-629.

 

Friedland, E., Malherbe, J.B., Van der Berg, N.G., Hlatshwayo, T., Botha, A.J., Wendler, E. & Wesch, W. 2008. Study of silver diffusion in silicon carbide.

Hayes, M., Schroeter, A., Wendler, E., Wesch, W., Auret, F.D. & Nel, J.M. 2008. Damage formation in Ge during Ar+ implantation at 15 K. Physica Status Solidi (c), Vol. 5(2), p. 583-586.

Hayes, M., Schrempel, F., Coelho, S.M.M., Auret, F.D., Nel, J.M. & Wesch, W. 2008. RBS investigation of annealed thin gold layers on crystalline germanium. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 100 042005.

Kassier, G. H., Hayes, M., Auret, F.D., Diale, M. & Svensson, B.G. 2008. Hall effect studies of donors and acceptors in different types of bulk ZnO modified by annealing and hydrogen implantation. Physica Status Solidi (c), Vol. 5(2), p. 569-572.

Malherbe, J.B., Friedland, E. & Van der Berg, N.G. 2008. Ion beam analysis of materials in the PBMR reactor. Proceedings of the Eighteenth International Conference on Ion Beam Analysis, Hyderabad, India, 23-28 September 2007. Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research, Section B, Vol 266, Issue 8, April 2008. ISSN 0168-583X, p1373.

 

Nel, J.M., Griffiths, T.C., Van Schalkwyk, L., Auret, F.D., Hayes, M. & Van der Berg, N. 2008. The effect of etching on Ge(111) surfaces and Pd Schottky contacts. Physica Status Solidi (c), Vol. 5(2), p. 587-590.

Odendaal, V., Botha, J.R. & Auret, F.D. 2008. On the processing of InAs and InSb photodiode applications. Physica Status Solidi (c), Vol. 5(2), p. 580-582.

Prinsloo, L.C., Lubbe, N. & Meiklejohn, I 2008. Soil formation on Marion, a subantartic volcanic island. Proceedings of the XXIst International Conference on Raman Spectroscopy (ICORS 2008). Chief editors: Rob Withnall and Babur Z Chowdhry. West Sussex, UK : IM Publications. ISBN: 978-1-906715-00-7. 1162 pp. 17-22 August 2008, Brunel University, Uxbridge, West London, UK.

 

Malherbe, J.B. 2008. The South African Pebble Bed Modular Reactor. 53rd Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Physics, University of Limpopo, Turfloop Campus, 8-11 July 2008.

 

Auret, F.D. Electrical characterization of implantation damage in semiconductors. 23rd International Conference on Atomic Collisions in Solids (ICACS23), 17-22 August 2008, Hans Merensky Estate, Phalaborwa, South Africa.
 

Auret, F.D. Coelho, S.M.M., Janse van Rensburg, P.J., Hayes, M., Nel, J. & Meyer, W.E. Electrical characterization of defects introduced during metallizationn processes in n-type gemanium. Symposium J: Beyond Silicon Tachnology: Materials and Devices for Post-Si CMOS. E-MRS 2008 Spring Meeting, Congress Center in Strasbourg, France, May 26 – 30 May 2008.

 

Colameco, D. V., Ivanov, K. N., Prinsloo, R. H., Tomasevic, J.I. & Theron, Suzanne. 2008. A comparison between recent advances in cylindrical nodal diffusion methods. 4th International Topical Meeting on High Temperature Reactor Technology, September 28 – October 1, 2008. Washington, DC.

 

Friedland, E., Malherbe, J.B., Van der Berg, N.G., Hlatshwayo, T., Botha, A.J., Wendler, E. & Wesch, W. 2008. Study of silver diffusion in silicon carbide. TMS2008, 137th Annual Meeting & Exhibition – Linking Science and Technology for Global Solutions. Symposium: Particle Beam-Induced Rediation Effects in Materials. The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, 184 Thorn Hill Road, Warrendal, PA 15086. TMS 2008 Annual Meeting. 9-13 March 2008, Ernest Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

Friedland, E., Malherbe, J.B., Van der Berg, N.G. & Hlatshwayo, T. Silver diffusion in silicon carbide. 4th International Topical Meeting on High Temperature Reactor, Washington, DC , September 28 – October 1, 2008.

Pare, P. 2008. The use of local African languages as languages of Science. Departmental International Conference on Language, Literature and Society, University of Botswana, Department of African Languages and Literature, Faculty of Humanities, Gabarone, Botswana, 26 – 28 June 2008.

Prinsloo, L.C. 2008. Soil formation on Marion, a subantartic volcanic island. (ICORS 2008) XXIst International Conference on Raman Spectroscopy 17-22 August 2008, Brunel University, Uxbridge, West London, UK.

Scheffler, T.B. 2008. Sizing of polymer film heat transfer elements for efficient multi-effect and MED-TVC distillation with solar heat. ADST International Conference Desalination Technologies and Water Reuse, May 10-12, AlexandriaUniversity, Sharm-El-Sheik, Egypt.

Steyn, T.M. & Carr, A. 2008. Skills development using Logo – Experiences with first year engineering students. 2008 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) annual conference & exposition, Pittsburgh PA, 22-25 June 2008.

Sulyok, A., Menyhard, M., Malherbe, J.B. & Odendaal, Q. 2008. Angle and ion energy dependence of ion beam damage on crystals with polar faces. 23rd International Conference on Atomic Collisions in Solids (ICACS23), 17-22 August 2008, Hans Merensky Estate, Phalaborwa, South Africa.

International Conferences: Posters

 

Barnard, W. & Prinsloo, L.C. 2008. The identification of pigments used on bank notes issued during the German hyperinflation period (circa. 1920). (ICORS 2008) XXIst International Conference on Raman Spectroscopy 17-22 August 2008, Brunel University, Uxbridge, West London, UK.

Brink, D.J., Malherbe, J.B. & Camassel, J. 2008. Neutron Irradiation Effects In Sic. 23rd International Conference on Atomic Collisions in Solids (ICACS23), 17-22 August 2008, Hans Merensky Estate, Phalaborwa, South Africa.

Coelho, S.M.M. Process induced damage during Schottky contact formation on Ge. 23rd International Conference on Atomic Collisions in Solids (ICACS23), 17-22 August 2008, Hans Merensky Estate, Phalaborwa, South Africa.

Hlatshwayo, T.T., Van der Berg, N.G., Friedland, E. Malherbe, J.B., Chakraborty, P. & Botha, A. Diffusion of Silver in 6H-SiC. 4th International Topical Meeting on High Temperature Reactor, Washington, DC , September 28 – October 1, 2008.

Hlatshwayo, T.T. Van der Berg, N.G., Friedland, E. Malherbe, J.B., & Botha, A.2008. Ion implantation of silver into 6H-SiC: Damage production and diffusion behavior 23rd International Conference on Atomic Collisions in Solids (ICACS23), 17-22 August 2008, Hans Merensky Estate, Phalaborwa, South Africa.

Janse van Rensburg, P.J., Auret, F.D., Decoster, S. & Vantomme, A. Electrical characterization of ion implanted Ge. 23rd International Conference on Atomic Collisions in Solids (ICACS23), 17-22 August 2008, Hans Merensky Estate, Phalaborwa, South Africa.

Janse van Rensburg, P.J., Coelho, S.M.M., Auret, F.D., Hayes, M., Nel, J.M, Meyer, W.E., Decoster, S. & Van tomme, A. Summary of process induced and ion implanted defects in Ge. Symposium J: Beyond Silicon Tachnology: Materials and Devices for Post-Si CMOS. E-MRS 2008 Spring Meeting, Congress Center in Strasbourg, France, May 26 – 30 May 2008.

Janse van Rensburg, P.J., Auret, F.D., Decoster, S. & Vantomme, A. Electrical characterization of ion implanted Ge. Symposium J: Beyond Silicon Tachnology: Materials and Devices for Post-Si CMOS. E-MRS 2008 Spring Meeting, Congress Center in Strasbourg, France, May 26 – 30 May 2008.

Kibrom, F.G. Thermal etching of silver implanted and virgin 6H-SiC. 23rd International Conference on Atomic Collisions in Solids (ICACS23), 17-22 August 2008, Hans Merensky Estate, Phalaborwa, South Africa.

Kunert, H.W. Ionized and neutral bound excitons optical transitions in ZnO. Symposium G: Wide band gap semiconductor nanasstructures for optoelectronic applications of the E-MRS 2008 Spring Meeting, Congress Center in Strasbourg, France, May 26 – 30 May 2008.

Langa, D.F., Van der Berg, N.G., Malherbe, J.B. & Botha, A. 2008. Surface erosion of glassy carbon and pyrolytic carbon by Ag ion bombardment. 23rd International Conference on Atomic Collisions in Solids (ICACS23), 17-22 August 2008, Hans Merensky Estate, Phalaborwa, South Africa.

Langa, D.F., Van der Berg, N.G., Friedland, E., Malherbe, J.B., Chakraborty, P. & Botha, A. Diffusion of implanted silver (Ag) in Pyrolytic carbon. 4th International Topical Meeting on High Temperature Reactor, Washington, DC , September 28 – October 1, 2008.

 

Machatine, A.G.J., Niyongabo, P & Kunert, H.W. 2008. Optical properties and selection rules of neutron irradiated crystalline sapphire. 23rd International Conference on Atomic Collisions in Solids (ICACS23), 17-22 August 2008, Hans Merensky Estate, Phalaborwa, South Africa.

Malherbe, J.B. 2008. Neutron irradiation effects in SiC. 23rd International Conference on Atomic Collisions in Solids (ICACS23), 17-22 August 2008, Hans Merensky Estate, Phalaborwa, South Africa.

Niyongabo, P. 2008 Bound and free excitons in ZnO. Optical selection rules in the absence and presence of Time Reversal Symmetry. 23rd International Conference on Atomic Collisions in Solids (ICACS23), 17-22 August 2008, Hans Merensky Estate, Phalaborwa, South Africa.

Prinsloo, A.R.E., Derrett, H.A., Hellwig, O., Fullerton, E.E., Alberts, H.L. & Van der Berg, N. Influence of growth morphology on the Néel temperature of CrRu thin films and heterostructures. Joint European Magnetic Symposia 2008 (JEMS08), September 14-19, Dublin, Ireland.

 

National Conference – Posters

 

Chawanda, A., Auret, F.D. & Nyamhere, C. 2008. Electrical characterization of palladium Schottky barrier diodes on n-GE (100). 53rd Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Physics, University of Limpopo, Turfloop Campus, 8-11 July 2008.

Hlatshwayo, T.T., Van der Berg, N.G., Friedland, E., Malherbe, J.B., Chakraborty, P. & Botha, A. 2008. Diffusion of Silver in 6H-SiC. 53rd Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Physics, University of Limpopo, Turfloop Campus, 8-11 July 2008.

Langa, D.F., Van der Berg, N.G., Friedland, E., Malherbe, J.B., Chakraborty, P. & Botha, A. 2008. Diffusion of implanted silver (Ag) in pyrolytic carbon. 53rd Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Physics, University of Limpopo, Turfloop Campus, 8-11 July 2008.

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