Johan Taftø

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Room 22:136
Visiting address Gaustadalleen 21 FERMiO Forskningsparken 0349 Oslo

Academic Interests

Thermoelectricity, electron diffraction/microscopy.


MENA3100 Characterization of Materials

Higher education and employment history

Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin

Arizona State University,Tempe

Brookhaven National Laboratory, New York

Norsk Hydro, Porsgrunn


Leader of SUFU (Study and education committee at the Department of Physics) 


 Brookhaven National Laboratory

California Institute of Technology

Universitetet i Stavanger

Tags: Renewable energy, materials science, BATE


  • Sottmann, Jonas; Valset, Kjetil; Karlsen, Ole Bjørn & Taftø, Johan (2013). Synthesis and Measurement of the Thermoelectric Properties of Multiphase Composites: ZnSb Matrix with Zn4Sb3, Zn3P2, and Cu5Zn8. Journal of Electronic Materials.  ISSN 0361-5235.  42(7), s 1820- 1826 . doi: 10.1007/s11664-012-2441-7
  • Prytz, Øystein; Flage-Larsen, Espen; Gu, L.; Sigle, W.; van Aken, Peter A & Taftø, Johan (2012). Charge-ordered spinel AlV2O4: High-energy-resolution EELS and computational studies. Physical Review B. Condensed Matter and Materials Physics.  ISSN 1098-0121.  85(19) . doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.85.195112
  • Song, Xin; Böttger, Paul Heinrich Michael; Karlsen, Ole Bjørn; Finstad, Terje & Taftø, Johan (2012). Impurity band conduction in the thermoelectric material ZnSb. Physica Scripta.  ISSN 0031-8949.  T148 . doi: 10.1088/0031-8949/2012/T148/014001
  • Valset, Kjetil; Böttger, Paul Heinrich Michael; Taftø, Johan & Finstad, Terje (2012). Thermoelectric properties of Cu doped ZnSb containing Zn3P2 particles. Journal of Applied Physics.  ISSN 0021-8979.  111(2) . doi: 10.1063/1.3675505
  • Valset, Kjetil; Flage-Larsen, Espen; Stadelmann, P. & Taftø, Johan (2012). Electronic structure of Mg2Si by combining electron diffraction and first-principles calculations. Acta Materialia.  ISSN 1359-6454.  60(3), s 972- 976 . doi: 10.1016/j.actamat.2011.11.006

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  • Løvvik, Ole Martin; Song, Xin; Valset, Kjetil; Flage-Larsen, Espen; Fjeld, Harald; Graff, Joachim Seland; Schrade, Matthias; Karlsen, Ole Bjørn; Larsson, Andreas; Casolo, Simone; Prytz, Øystein; Norby, Truls; Finstad, Terje; Gunnæs, Anette Eleonora & Taftø, Johan (2014). Thermoelectric materials from first principles to final applications: Basic and applied thermoelectrics in Oslo.
  • Song, Xin; Persson, Clas; Norby, Truls; Flage-Larsen, Espen; Karlsen, Ole Bjørn; Hansen, Vidar; Gunnæs, Anette Eleonora; Prytz, Øystein; Løvvik, Ole Martin; Finstad, Terje; Valset, Kjetil; Cui, Xuemei; Taftø, Johan; Fjeld, Harald; Hauback, Bjørn & Schrade, Matthias (2014). Conversion of Heat and Energy: Thermoelectrics.
  • Holmestad, Randi; Walmsley, John Charles; Prytz, Øystein; Soleim, Bjørn Gunnar; Van Helvoort, Antonius; Olsen, Arne; Gunnæs, Anette Eleonora; Bjørge, Ruben; Sæterli, Ragnhild; Taftø, Johan; Solberg, Jan Ketil; Vullum, Per Erik; Marioara, Calin Daniel; Yu, Yingda; Thørgersen, A.; Rodenwald, M.; Bergius, M. & Lázár, A. (2012). NORTEM – ambitions and plans.
  • Løvvik, Ole Martin; Valset, Kjetil; Rauwel, Protima; Prytz, Øystein; Flage-Larsen, Espen; Song, Xin; Karlsen, Ole Bjørn; Bording, Jan Kåre; Hansen, Vidar; Norby, Truls; Finstad, Terje & Taftø, Johan (2012). Thermoelectricity in Oslo.
  • Qureishy, Thomas; Hansen, Vidar; Karlsen, Ole Bjørn; Gunnæs, Anette Eleonora & Taftø, Johan (2012). Superstructures in Mg2Si1-xSnx.

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Published Nov. 4, 2010 12:39 PM - Last modified Feb. 1, 2011 8:51 AM