Publication List 2010

Specialist Book for subsidy

Boeyens, Jan C.A. 2010. Chemical Cosmology. Dordrecht : Springer. ISBN 978-90-418-3827-2. 410 pp.

Chapters in Specialist Books

Boeyens, Jan C.A. Emergent Properties in Bohmian Chemistry. InQuantum Frontiers of Atoms and Molecules, Editor: Mihai V. Putz. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. ISBN: 978-1-61668-158-6, pp 203-226.

Special Reports

Gries, Werner H., Traditional thinking, physical science, and the brain, September 2010,
URL: http:/hdl.handle.net/2263/16600

Published Articles 2010

Auret, F.D., Coelho, S.M.M., Myburg, G., Janse van Rensburg, P.J. & Meyer, W.E. 2010. Defect introduction in Ge during inductively coupled plasma etching and Schottky barrier diode fabrication processes.  Thin Solid Films,  518(9):2485-2488. 26 February 2010.

Boeyens, Jan C.A. 2010. The universe in perspective. Physics Essays, 23(2):337-343.

Boeyens, Jan C.A. 2010. A Molecular-structure Hypothesis. Internaitonal Journal of Molecular Sciences, 11(11):4267-4284.

Chawanda, A., Nyamhere, C., Auret, F.D., Mtangi, W., Diale, M. & Nel, J.M. 2010. Thermal annealing behaviour of platinum, nickel and titanium Schottky barrier diodes on n-Ge (100).   Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 492(1-2):649-655. 4 March 2010.

Chawanda, A., Nyamhere, C., Auret, F.D., Mtangi, W. & Diale, M. 2010. Comparison of metal Schottky contacts on n-Ge (100) at different annealing temperatures. Physica Status Solidi (c) 7, 248-251 (2010)

Chetty, N. 2010. New modalities for scientific engagement in Africa - a case for computational physics. Computers Physics Communications doi:10.1016/j.cpc.2010.10.001 (2010).

Chetty, N., Martin, R.M., & Scandolo, S. 2010. Material progress in Africa. Nature Physics,  6(11):830-832, November (2010).

Coelho, S.M.M., Zander, C. & Miller, H.G. 2010. Gross features of finite nuclei at finite temperatures. The European Physical Journal A, 44:257-260.

Duvenhage, Rocco. 2010. Free joinings of C*-dynamical systemsJournal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, 368:413-419.

Florek, W., Kaliszan, L.A., Kunert, H.W. & Machatine, A.G.J. 2010. Small antiferromagnetic spin systems – Sublattice Hamiltonians. Physica B: Condensed Matter, 405(18):3811-3817.

Friedland, E., Van der Berg, N.G., Malherbe, J.B., Hancke, J.J., Barry, J., Wendler, E. & Wesch, W. 2010. Investigation of silver and iodine transport through silicon carbide layers prepared for nuclear fuel element cladding. Journal of Nuclear Materials.

Friedland, E., Van der Berg, N.G., Malherbe, J.B., Kuhudzai, R.J., Botha, A.J., Wendler, E. & Wesch, W. 2010. Study of iodine diffusion in silicon carbide. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 268(19):2892-2896. 1 October 2010.

Hamadou-Ibrahim, A., Plastino, A.R. & Zander, C. 2010. Some entanglement features exhibited by two, three and four qubits interacting with an environment in a non-Markovian regime. Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 43(5):055305-055323 (18 pp).

Kana Kana, J.B., Ndjaka, J.M., Ngom, B.D., Manyala, N., Nemraoui, O., Fasasi, A.Y., Nemutudi, R., Gibaud, A., Knoesen, D. & Maaza, M. 2010. Thermochromic nanocrystalline Au-VO2 composite thin films prepared by radiofrequency inverted cylindrical magnetron sputtering. Thin Solid Films, 518(6):1641-1647.  1 January 2010.

Kassier, G.H., Haupt, K., Erasmus, N., Rohwer, E.G., Von Bergmann, H.M., Schwoerer, H., Coelho, S.M.M. & Auret, F.D. 2010. A compact streak camera for 150 fs time resolved measurement of bright pulses in ultrafast electron diffraction”, Review of Scientific Instruments. 81(10), 105103 (2010)

Kruse, M.K.G., Miller, H.G., Plastino, A. & Plastino, A.R. 2010. Thermodynamics’ third law and quantum phase transitions. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications,. 389(13):2533-2540

Kunert, H.W., Wagner, M.R., Machatine, A.G.J., Niyongabo, P., Malherbe, J.B., Hoffmann, A., Barnas, J. & Florek, W. 2010. Clebsch-Gordan coefficients for scattering tensors in ZnO and other wurtzite semiconductors. Physica Status Solidi B, 1-5. 247(7):1802-1806, July 2010.

Mapasha, R.E. & Chetty, N. 2010. Ab initio studies of staggered Li adatoms on graphene. Computational Materials Science, 49(4):787-791.

Maweja, Kasonde, Phasha, Maje & Van der Berg, Nic. 2010. Microstructure and crystal structure of an equimolar Mg-Ti alloy processed by Simoloyer high-energy ball mill. Powder Technology, 199(3):256-263.  15 May 2010.

Mtangi, W., Janse van Rensburg, P.J., Diale, M., Auret, F.D., Nyamhere, C., Nel, J.M. & Chawanda, A. 2010. Analysis of current-voltage measurements on Au/Ni/n-/GaN Schottky contacts in a wide temperature range. Materials Science and Engineering B: Advanced Functional Solid State Materials,  171(1-3):1-4. 25 July 2010.

Ngom, B.D., Madjoe, R., Fall, S., Kana Kana, J.B., Manyala, N., Forbes, A., Nemutudi, R., Fasasi, A.Y., Maaza, M. & Beye, A.C. 2010. Structural evolution and epitaxial stabilisation of pulsed laser deposited Sm0.55Nd0.45NiO3 solid solution nanostructured films on undoped Si (1 0 0) and NdGaO3 substrates. Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 71(5):722-729. 5 May 2010.

Odendaal, R.Q. & Plastino, A.R. 2010. Entangled quantum particles in an infinite square well: knowledge of the whole versus knowledge of the partsEuropean Journal of Physics, 31(1):193-203. January 2010.

Prinsloo, A.R.E., Derrett, H.A., Hellwig, O., Fullerton, E.E., Alberts, H.L. & Van der Berg, N. 2010Influence of growth morphology on the Néel temperature of CrRu thin films and heterostructuresJournal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 322(9-12):1126-1129. May-June 2010.

Prinsloo, L.C., Colomban, P., Brink, J.D. & Meiklejohn, I. 2010. A Raman spectroscopic study of the igneous rocks on Marion Island: a possible terrestrial analogue for the geology on Mars. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy.

Ras, A.H., Auret, F.D. & Nel, J.M. 2010. Boron carbide coatings on diamond Particles.  Diamond and Related Materials, 19(11):1411-1414.

Tournie, Aurélie, Prinsloo, Linda C., Paris, Céline, Colomban, Philippe & Smith, Benjamin. 2010. The first in situ Raman spectroscopic study of San rock art in South Africa: procedures and preliminary results. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy.

Van der Berg, N.G., Malherbe, J.B., Botha, A.J., Friedland, E. & Jesser, W.A.  2010. SEM analysis of the microstructure of the layers in triple,coated isotropic particles. Surface and Interface Analysis, 42(6-7):1156-1159. (Jesser is bygevoeg)

Van Rooyen, Isabel J., Neethling, Jan H., Swanepoel, Fanie, De Villiers, Etienne & Malherbe, Johan. 2010. Silver (Ag) transport mechanisms in the PBMR TRISO coated particles: experimental strategic overview and results.

Van Schalkwyk, L., Diale, M., Meyer, W.E. & Auret, F.D. 2010. Ontwikkeling van ‘n opto-elektroniese stelsel vir die karakterisering van ultravioletsensitiewe fotodiodes. Die Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie, 29(3):169-170, September 2010.

Vines, L., Monakhov, E.V., Schifano, R., Mtangi, W., Auret, F.D. & Svensson, B.G. 2010. Lithium and electrical properties of ZnO. Journal of Applied Physics, 107(10):103707-1 – 1037007-2. 

Wendler, E., Bierschenk, Th, Wesch, W., Friedland, E. & Malherbe, J.B. 2010. Temperature dependence of damage formation in Ag ion irradiated 4H-Sic. Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms,  268(19):2996-3000.

Zander, C. & Plastino, A.R. 2010. Uncertainty relations and entanglement in fermion systems. Physical Review A, 81:062128.

Refereed Published Conference Proceedings

Colomban, Philippe, Prinsloo, Linda & Tournie, Aurélie. 2010. On-site Raman Analysis of cultural heritage sites: The stained glass windows of the Sainte-Chapelle (Paris) and San Rock Art (South Africa). AIP Conference Proceedings: XXII International Conference on Raman Spectroscopy; doi:10.1063/1.3482487, Volume 1267, pp. 235-236.   Issue date: 6 August 2010. ISSN 0094-243X http:/link.aip.org/link/?APCPCS/1267/235/1.

P.O.G. Ogunbade, S.A. Rakityansky, “Parametrization of the S-matrix: multichannel case S-matrix parametrization as a way of locating quantum resonances and bound states: multichannel case”, Proceedings of the 2nd South Africa - JINR SYMPOSIUM ”Models and Methods in Few- and Many-Body Systems” (Dubna, September 5-10, 2010) / Eds. F. ˇSimkovic. -Dubna: JINR, 2010; pp. 52-61. ISBN: 978-5-9530-0264-6.

S.A. Rakityansky, N. Elander, “Power-series expansion of the multi-channel Jost matrix”, Proceedings of the 2nd South Africa - JINR SYMPOSIUM ”Models and Methods in Few- and Many-Body Systems” (Dubna, September 5-10, 2010) / Eds. F. ˇSimkovic. -Dubna: JINR, 2010; pp. 9-31. ISBN: 978-5-9530-0264-6

International Conference: Invited paper

Chetty, N. New modalities for scientific engagement in Africa – the case for computational physics.  CCP 2010. Conference on Computational Physics, Trondheim, Norway, 23-26 June 2010. 

Colomban, P., Prinsloo, L.C. & Tournie, A.  2010. On-site Raman analysis of cultural heritage sites: The stained glass windows of the Sainte-Chapelle (Paris) and San Rock Art (South Africa).  ICORS 2010, XXII International Conference on Raman Spectroscopy, 8-13 August 2010, Boston Massachusetts.


International Conference: Paper

Auret, F.D. (ECSCRM2010). European Conference on Silicon Carbide and Related Materials, organized by Prof BG Svensson (University of Oslo) held in Oslo, Sweden, 29 August – 2 September 2010.

Chawanda, A., Nel, J.M., Diale, M. & Auret, F.D. Characterization of ruthenium Schottky contacts on n-Ge (100). Gordon Research Conference: Defects in Semiconductors, New London, NH, 8-13 August 2010. 

Chetty, N. A comparison of various new functionals describing the exchange-correlation potential as applied to studies of graphene delivered at the Conference in Computational Physics, Trondheim, Norway, 23-26 June 2010

Diale, M. 2010. Making policy and  science, technology and innovation (STI) decision making processes more gender aware.  Forum for Women in Science, Palm Tree Hotel, Bagamoyo, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, 11-12 November 2010.

Diale, M. 2010. Attitudes and expectations of communities towards women participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and careers: A case study of South Africa. Forum for Women in Science, Palm Tree Hotel, Bagamoyo, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, 11-12 November 2010.

Friedland, E. Influence of Radiation Damage on diffusion in Silicon Carbide.   ICACS-24. 24th International Conference on Atomic Collisions in Solids, 18-23 July 2010, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland.

Kunert, H.W., Wagner, M.R., Hoffmann, A., Barnas, J., Malherbe, J., Niyongabo, P. & Machatine, A.G.J. 2010. Intra and inter-valley scattering in rocksalt structure wide band-gap ZnO and CdO. E-MRS (European Materials Research), Spring Meeting, Strasbourg, France, 7-11 June 2010.

Malherbe, J.B. 2010. The South African Pebble Bed Modular Reactor and its implications for residential power consumption in developing countries. HND. 8th International Conference on Nuclear Option in Countries with Small and Medium Electricity Grids, Croatian Nuclear Society, 16 May – 20 May 2010, Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Malherbe, J.B. 2010. Microstructure of TRISO particle layers. 5th International Conference on High Temperature Reactor Technology HTR 2010,  18-20 October 2010, Prague, Czech Republic.

Ogunbade, Prince O.G. 2010. S-matrix parametrization as a way of locating quantum resonances and bound states: multichannel case. 2nd SA-JINR Symposium, 8-10 September 2010, Dubna, Russia.

Prinsloo, L.C., Tournie, A., Colomban, P. & Bassett, S.T.  2010. Recreating a Stone Age artists paint box. GeoRaman, 95th International Conference on Raman spectroscopy : Applied to the Earth Sciences, 28 June – 2 July 2010, Sydney, Australia.

Rakitianski, S. 2010. Models and methods in few- and many-body systems. 2nd SA-JINR Symposium, 8-10 September 2010, Dubna, Russia.

Tournié, A, Paris, C., Prinsloo, L.C., Colomban, P., Smith, B. & Bassett, S.T. Spectroscopie vibrationelle de peintures rupestres San (Afrique du Sud) sur site et expérimentales, Matieres colorantes prehistoriques:  nouvelles avancees methodologiques et interpretatives, Paris, France 1-3 September 2010.

Van der Berg, N.G., Malherbe, J.B., Botha, A.J. & Friedland, E. 2010. Thermal etching of SiC. 18th International Vacuum Congress (IVC-18), International Conference on Nanoscience and Technology (ICN+T 2010), 14th International Conference on Surfaces Science (ICSS-14), Vacuum and Surface Sciences Conference of Asia and Australia (VASSCAA-5), 23-27 August 2010, Beijing International Convention Center, Beijing, China.

Zander, C. 2010. Uncertainty relations and entanglement in fermion systems.  QMath11 Mathematical Results in Quantum Physics Conference, University of Hradec, Kralove, Czech Republic, 6-10 September 2010.

International Conference: Poster

Tournie, A., Paris, C., Colomban, P, Prinsloo, L. & Smith, B. San Rock Art Analysis using «Xtreme » Raman Spectroscopy, 1st International school Hubert Curien and molecular Archaeology, Sicily, June 2010. Aurelie and Celine attended

Bezuidenhout, R., Van der Merwe, L. & Prinsloo, L. A comparison of the change in thermal behaviour and composition of Ostrich egg and Achatina shells upon thermal treatment.  European Symposium on Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Rotterdam, Netherlands 22-28 August 2010. Retha and Liezel attended

Auret, F.D., Meyer, W.E., Diale, M.M., Janse van Rensburg, P.J., Song, S & Vantomme, A. 2010. Metastable defects observed in GaN after Eu ion implantation. ECSCRM10. 8th European Conference on Silicon Carbide and Related Materials, 29 August – 2 September 2010, Oslo, Norway.

Kunert, H.W., Wagner, M.R., Hoffmann, A. & Machatine, A.G.J. 2010. Effective Hamiltonians and Clebsch Gordan coefficients in cubic ZnO. E-MRS (European Materials Research), Spring Meeting, Strasbourg, France, 7-11 June 2010.

Van der Berg, N.G., Malherbe, J.B., Botha, A.J., Friedland, E. & Hlatshwayo, T.  A comparative HR-SEM investigation of annealed SiC implanted with I and Ag.   17th International Microscopy Congress, 19-24 September 2010, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

 

National Conference: Talks

Andrew, Richard. 2010. Ab intio investigation of Si-C alloys. 55th Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Physics, CSIR NLC, 27 September – 1 October 2010.

Chawanda, A., Coelho, S.M.M., Auret, F.D., Nyamhere, C., Mtangi, W., Nel, J.M. & Diale, M. 2010. Electrical characterization of ruthenium and Iridium Schottky contacts on N-Ge(100). 55th Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Physics, CSIR NLC, 27 September – 1 October 2010.

Coelho, S.M.M., Auret, F.D. & Myburg, G. 2010. Gebruike vir ‘n induktief-gekoppelde plasmabron. Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns, Studentesimposium 2010, Universiteit van Pretoria, Pretoria, 4-5 November 2010.

Dale, Denise, Moji, N.C., Motsoeneng, Q., Hlatshwayo, T. & Mtangi,W. 2010. Four-year program students’ physics difficulties. 55th Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Physics, CSIR NLC, 27 September – 1 October 2010.

De Meyer, Hannes. 2010. Computer controlled DLTS offset capacitor system. 55th Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Physics, CSIR NLC, 27 September – 1 October 2010.

Friedland, E., Van der Berg, N. & Malherbe, J.B. 2010. Diffusion of fission products through silicon carbide. 55th Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Physics, CSIR NLC, 27 September – 1 October 2010. 

Janse van Rensburg, J. 2010. Low temperature H+ irradiation and in situ DLTS measurements on ZnO. 55th Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Physics, CSIR NLC, 27 September – 1 October 2010. 

Janse van Rensburg, P.J. 2010. Elektroniese karakterisering van metastabiele defekte in GaN geïnplanteer met Eu. Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns, Studentesimposium 2010, Universiteit van Pretoria, Pretoria, 4-5 November 2010.

Manyala, N., Bucher, B.R., Maaza, M. Strydom, A., Forbes, A. & Johnson, A. 2010. From Para/Helimagnetic to Ferromagnetic transition of pulsed laser deposited Fe1-xCoxSi Thin films. 55th Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Physics, CSIR NLC, 27 September – 1 October 2010. 

Mapasha, E. 2010. Ab initio studies of staggered Li adatoms on grapheme. 55th Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Physics, CSIR NLC, 27 September – 1 October 2010. 

Meyer, W., Crous, Jacq., Pienaar, Jacques, Chetty, Nithaya, Janse van Rensburg, J. & Auret, F.D. 2010. Ab-initio modelling of the electronic and annealing properties of low temperature irradiation-induced defects in silicon and germanium. 55th Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Physics, CSIR NLC, 27 September – 1 October 2010.

Moji, Cable. 2010. Physics Freshmen – difficult to change. 55th Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Physics, CSIR NLC, 27 September – 1 October 2010.

Moji, N.C., Dale, D., Hlatshwayo, T., Mtangi, W. & Motsoeneng, John. 2010. Experiment – A true eye opener to physics students. 55th Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Physics, CSIR NLC, 27 September – 1 October 2010.

Ogunbade, Prince Olusegun & Rakitianski, Sergei. 2010. Pade approximation of the S-matrix as a way of locating quantum resonances and bound states: two-channel case. 55th Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Physics, CSIR NLC, 27 September – 1 October 2010.

Prinsloo, L.C. 2010. Applications of Raman Spectroscopy. Mineralogical Association of South Africa (A specialist division of the Geological Society of South Africa), “Introduction to Chemical and Mineralogical Analytical Techniques”, Council for Geosciences, Silverton, Pretoria, 12-14 May 2010.

Rakitianski, S. 2010. Workshop funded by NITheP “Quantum Resonances in Nuclear, Molecular, and Solid-State Physics”, 22 - 24 September, 2010 University of Pretoria.

Rakitianski, Sergei & Elander, Nils. 2010. Power-series expansion of the multi-channel Jost matrix. 55th Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Physics, CSIR NLC, 27 September – 1 October 2010.

Van den Worm, M. 2010. Kwantumruimtes: Die kwantumtorus. Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns, Studentesimposium 2010, Universiteit van Pretoria, Pretoria, 4-5 November 2010.

Van Schalkwyk, Louwrens, Meyer, W.E. & Auret, F.D. 2010. Calibration of an optoelectronic system for the study of solar blind AlGaN-based UV photodiodes. 55th Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Physics, CSIR NLC, 27 September – 1 October 2010.

Van Schalkwyk, L., Meyer, W.E., Nel, J.M. & Auret, F.D. Kalibrering van opto-elektroniese stelsel vir die karakterisering van ultraviolet-sensitiewe fotodiodes. Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns, Studentesimposium 2010, Universiteit van Pretoria, Pretoria, 4-5 November 2010.

National Conference: Poster

Chawanda, A., Coelho, S.M.M., Auret, F.D., Nyamhere, C., Mtangi, W., Nel, J.M. & Diale, M. 2010. Electrical characterization of ruthenium and iridium Schottky contacts on n-Ge. 55th Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Physics, CSIR NLC, 27 September – 1 October 2010.

Mtangi, W., Diale, M., Nel, J., Auret, D.F., Chawanda, A. & Nyamhere, C. 2010. Hall effect measurements and surface conduction in bulk melt grown single crystal. 55th Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Physics, CSIR NLC, 27 September – 1 October 2010.

Ngoepe, Phuti, Legodi, Matshisa, Diale, Mmantsae, Meyer, Walter & Auret, Danie. 2010. Analysis of IV and CV characteristics of Au/Ni/n-AlGaN Schottky contacts at different temperatures. 55th Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Physics, CSIR NLC, 27 September – 1 October 2010.

Pienaar, Jacques, Meyer, Walter & Auret, Danie. 2010. Comparison of two models for field enhanced emission through phonon assisted tunnelling using DLTS measurements. 55th Annual Conference of the South African Institute of Physics, CSIR NLC, 27 September – 1 October 2010.
 

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