Bjørn Hauback

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Postal address Postboks 1033 0315 OSLO


PhD ( Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTH), Trondheim, Norway 1989. Member of IFE staff since1993. 
Adjunct of Physics, University of Oslo.

Field of Expertise

Materials for storage of hydrogen, materials for ICT and energy applications, magnetic materials, nanoscience, crystallography and neutron and X-ray diffraction.


Professional membership and merits

  • Operating Agent for IEA Hydrogen Implementation Agreement Task 22 - "Fundamental and Applied Hydrogen Storage Materials Development" from 2006.
  • Member of Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences
  • Member of Norwegian Physical Society
  • Member of International Steering Committee for the International Symposium on Metal-Hydrogen Systems, Fundamentals and Applications
  • Member of Steering Committee for Synchrotron Research, Research Council of Norway
  • Member of organization and scientific committees in a number of national and international conferences
  • Referee for number of international journals including J.Mater Chem., J.Phys.Chem., J.Alloys Compd, Int.J.Hydrogen Energy, Inorg.Chem., Scr. Mater., J.Solid State Chem., J.Materials Science, Phys. Chem
  • Evaluator of national research projects in Germany, Iceland, UK, Netherlands, Spain, Australia


  • El-Kharbachi, Abdelouahab; Hu, Yang; Sørby, Magnus Helgerud; Mæhlen, Jan Petter; Vullum, Per Erik; Fjellvåg, Helmer & Hauback, Bjørn (2018). Reversibility of metal-hydride anodes in all-solid-state lithium secondary battery operating at room temperature. Solid State Ionics.  ISSN 0167-2738.  317, s 263- 267 . doi: 10.1016/j.ssi.2018.01.037
  • El-Kharbachi, Abdelouahab; Hu, Yang; Sørby, Magnus Helgerud; Vullum, Per Erik; Mæhlen, Jan Petter; Fjellvåg, Helmer & Hauback, Bjørn (2018). Understanding Capacity Fading of MgH2 Conversion-Type Anodes via Structural Morphology Changes and Electrochemical Impedance. Journal of Physical Chemistry C.  ISSN 1932-7447.  122(16), s 8750- 8759 . doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b12656
  • El-Kharbachi, Abdelouahab; Hu, Yang; Yoshida, Koji; Vajeeston, Ponniah; Kim, Sangryun; Sørby, Magnus Helgerud; Orimo, Shin-Ichi; Fjellvåg, Helmer & Hauback, Bjørn (2018). Lithium ionic conduction in composites of Li(BH4)0.75I0.25 and amorphous 0.75Li2S·0.25P2S5 for battery applications. Electrochimica Acta.  ISSN 0013-4686.  278, s 332- 339 . doi: 10.1016/j.electacta.2018.05.041
  • El-Kharbachi, Abdelouahab; Uesato, Hiroki; Kawai, Hironori; Wenner, Sigurd; Miyaoka, Hiroki; Sørby, Magnus Helgerud; Fjellvåg, Helmer; Ichikawa, Takayuki & Hauback, Bjørn (2018). MgH2–CoO: a conversion-type composite electrode for LiBH4-based all-solid-state lithium ion batteries. RSC Advances.  ISSN 2046-2069.  8, s 23468- 23474 . doi: 10.1039/c8ra03340d Full text in Research Archive.
  • Gharibdoust, SevedHosein Payandeh; Heere, Michael; Nervi, Carlo; Sørby, Magnus Helgerud; Hauback, Bjørn & Jensen, Torben R. (2018). Synthesis, structure, and polymorphic transitions of praseodymium(III) and neodymium(III) borohydride, Pr(BH4)3 and Nd(BH4)3. Dalton Transactions.  ISSN 1477-9226.  47(25), s 8307- 8319 . doi: 10.1039/c8dt00118a
  • Guzik, Matylda N.; Echevarria-Bonet, Cristina; Riktor, Marit Dalseth; Carvalho, Patricia A.; Gunnæs, Anette Eleonora; Sørby, Magnus Helgerud & Hauback, Bjørn (2018). Half-Heusler phase formation and Ni atom distribution in M-Ni-Sn (M = Hf, Ti, Zr) systems. Acta Materialia.  ISSN 1359-6454.  148, s 216- 224 . doi: 10.1016/j.actamat.2018.01.019
  • Liu, Yinzhe; Heere, Michael; Vasquez, Luis Contreras; Paterakis, Christos; Sørby, Magnus Helgerud; Hauback, Bjørn & Book, David (2018). Dehydrogenation and rehydrogenation of a 0.62LiBH4-0.38NaBH4 mixture with nano-sized Ni. International journal of hydrogen energy.  ISSN 0360-3199. . doi: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2018.04.211
  • Qviller, Atle Jorstad; Marstein, Erik Stensrud; You, Chang Chuan; Haug, Halvard; Webster, John R.P.; Hjörvarsson, Björgvin; Frommen, Christoph & Hauback, Bjørn (2018). Hydrogen Concentration in Photovoltaic a-Si:H Annealed at Different Temperatures Measured by Neutron Reflectometry. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics.  ISSN 2156-3381.  8(4), s 1098- 1101 . doi: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2018.2838447
  • Santoru, Antonio; Pistidda, Claudio; Brighi, Matteo; Chierotti, Michele R.; Heere, Michael; Karimi, Fahim; Cao, Hujun; Capurso, Giovanni; Chaudhary, Anna-Lisa; Gizer, Gökhan; Garroni, Sebastiano; Sørby, Magnus Helgerud; Hauback, Bjørn; Černý, Radovan; Klassen, Thomas & Dornheim, Martin (2018). Insights into the Rb–Mg–N–H System: an Ordered Mixed Amide/Imide Phase and a Disordered Amide/Hydride Solid Solution. Inorganic Chemistry.  ISSN 0020-1669.  57(6), s 3197- 3205 . doi: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b03232
  • Sartori, Sabrina; Guzik, Matylda N.; Knudsen, Kenneth Dahl; Sørby, Magnus Helgerud; Teprovich, Jr., Joseph A.; Zidan, Ragaiy & Hauback, Bjørn (2018). Stability and Phase Formation in the (Li/Na)6C60–H Systems Studied by Neutron Scattering. Journal of Physical Chemistry C.  ISSN 1932-7447. . doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b05977

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