Publications from Structure Physics members

Articles in Scientific journals



  • W. Zhan, V. Venkatachalapathy, T. Aarholt, A. Y. Kuznetsov and Ø. Prytz

    Band gap maps beyond the delocalization limit: correlation between optical band gaps and plasmon energies at the nanoscale. PHYS CHEM CHEM PHYS (2017), Link to article


  • M. Schrade, K.Berland, S.N.H.Eliassen, M.N.Guzik, C. Echevarria-Bonet, M.H.Sørby, P. Jenus, B.C. Hauback, R. Tofan, A.E.Gunnæs, C. Persson, O.M.Løvvik and T.G.Finstad

    The role of grain boundary scattering in reducing the thermal conductivity of polycrystalline XNiSn (X = Hf, Zr, Ti) half-Heusler alloys. Scientific Reports, (2017), Link to article


  • A. Ulvestad, H.F.Andersen, J. P. Mæhlen, Ø. Prytz and M. Kirkengen

    Long-term Cyclability of Substoichiometric Silicon Nitride Thin Film Anodes for Li-ion Batteries.  SCIENTIFIC REPORTS,(2017), Link to article


  • K. V. Sopiha, O. I. Malyi, P. Parashar, K. V. Shajesh, P. Thiyam, K. A. Milton, C. Persson, D.F. Parsons and I. Brevik

    Lifshitz interaction can promote ice growth at water-silica interfaces.  PHY REW B,(2017), Link to article


  • M. Schrade, N. Masó, A. Perejón, L.A. Pérez-Maqueda and A.R.West

    Defect chemistry and electrical properties of BiFeO3.  J Mater Chem C,(2017), Link to article


  • R. Chen and C. Persson

    Electronic and optical properties of Cu2XSnS4 (X = Be, Mg, Ca, Mn, Fe, and Ni) and the impact of native defect pairs.  JPN J APPL PHYS,(2017), Link to article


  • X. Song, T.G. Finstad

    A study of S doped ZnSb.  MAT SCI SEMICON PROC,(2017), Link to article


  • C.S.Granerød, W. Zhan, Ø.Prytz

    Automated approaches for band gap mapping in STEM-EELS.  Ultramicroscopy,(2017), Link to article


  • L. Musland, E. Flage-Larsen

    Thermoelectric transport calculations using the Landauer approach, ballistic quantum transport simulations, and the Buttiker approximation. COMP MATER SCI , (2017), Link to article


  • Yuhei Ogawa, D Birenis, H. Matsunaga, A. Thøgensen, Ø. Prytze, O. Takakuwa, J. Yamabe

    Multi-scale observation of hydrogen-induced, localized plastic deformation in fatigue-crack propagation in a pure iron. Scripta Materialia, (2017), Link to article


  • G. Cerretti, M. Schrade, X. Song, B. Balke, H. Lu, T. Weidner, I. Lieberwirth, M. Panthofer, T. Norby and W. Tremel

    Thermal stability and enhanced thermoelectric properties of the tetragonal tungsten bronzes Nb8−xW 9+xO47 (0 < x < 5). J MATER CHEM A, (2017), Link to article


  • X. Song, M. Schrade, N. Maso and T. G. Finstad

    Zn vacancy formation, Zn evaporation and decomposition of ZnSb at elevated temperatures: Influence on the microstructure and the electrical properties. J ALLOY COMPD, (2017), Link to article


  • R. Chen and C. Persson

    Exploring the electronic and optical properties of Cu2Sn1−xGexS3 and Cu2Sn1−xSixS3 (x = 0, 0.5, and 1). PHYS STATUS SOLIDI B, (2017), Link to article


  • S. Zamulko, R. Chen and C. Persson

    Investigation of the structural, optical and electronic properties of Cu2Zn(Sn,Si/Ge)(S/Se)4 alloys for solar cell applications. PHYS STATUS SOLIDI B, (2017), Link to article


  • S. N. H. Eliassen, A. Katre, G. K. H. Madsen, C. Persson, O. M. Løvvik and K. Berland

    Lattice thermal conductivity of TixZryHf1−x−yNiSn half-Heusler alloys calculated from first principles: Key role of nature of phonon modes. PHYS REV B, (2017), Link to article


  • S. Grini, N. Ross, T.N. Sky, C. Persson, C. Platzer-Bjorkman and L. Vines

    Secondary ion mass spectrometry as a tool to study selenium gradient in Cu2ZnSn(S,Se)4. PHYS STATUS SOLIDI C, (2017), Link to article


  • W. Zhan, C.S. Granerød, V. Venkatachalapathy, I. J. T. Jensen, K. M. H. Johansen, A. Kuznetsov and Ø. Prytz

    Nanoscale mapping of optical band gaps using monochromated Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy. Nanotechnology, (2017),  Link to article


  • S-y.Li, S. Zamulko, C. Persson, N. Ross, J.K. Larsen and C. Platzer-Björkman

    Optical properties of Cu2ZnSn(SxSe1-x)4 solar absorbers: Spectroscopic ellipsometry and ab initio calculations . APPL PHYS LETT, (2017),  Link to article


  • N. Ross, J. Larsen, S. Grini, L. Vines and C. Platzer-Björkman

    Practical limitations to selenium annealing of compound co-sputtered Cu2ZnSnS4 as a route to achieving sulfur-selenium graded solar cell absorbers. Thin Solid Films, (2017),  Link to article



  • A.E. Gunnæs, S. Gorantla, O. M. Løvvik, J. Gan, P. A. Carvalho, B. G. Svesson, E. V. Monakhov, K. Bergum, T. Jensen and S. Diplas

    Epitaxial Strain-Induced Growth of CuO at Cu2O/ZnO Interfaces. J. Phys. Chem. C,(2016), 23552-23558, Link to article


  • A. Crovetto, R. Chen, R. B. Ettlinger, A. C. Cazzaniga, J. Schou, C. Persson and O. Hansen

    Dielectric function and double absorption onset of monoclinic Cu2SnS3: origin of experimental features explained by first-principles calculations. SOL ENERG MAT SOL C, (2016), 121-129, Link to article


  • M. Bostrom, O. Malyi, P. Thiyam, K. Berland, I. Brevik, C. Persson and D. F. Parsons

    The influence of Lifshitz forces and gas on premelting of ice within porous materials. EUROPHYS LETT, (2016), Link to article


  • A. Kosinskiy, O. B. Karlsen, M. H. Sørby and Ø. Prytz

    Ternary Phases (Heusler) in the System Ti-Co-Sn. METALL MATER TRANS E, (2016), 329-336 Link to article


  • K. Berland, X, Song, P. Carvalho, C. Persson, T. Finstad and O. M. Løvvik

    Enhancement of thermoelectric properties by energy filtering: Theoretical potential and experimental reality in nanostructured ZnSb. JPN J APPL PHYS, (2016), Link to article


  • J. Guo, S. Gorantla, H. N. Riise, Ø. S. Fjellvåg, S. Diplas, O. M. Løvvik, B.G. Svensson, E. V. Monakhov and A. E. Gunnæs

    Structural properties of Cu2O epitaxial films grown on c-axis single crystal ZnO by magnetron sputtering. APPL PHYS LETT , (2016), Link to article


  • X. Rui, Y. Tang, O. L. Maylyi, A. Gusak, Y. Zhang, Z. Niu, H. T. Tan, C. Persson, X. Chen, Z. Chen and Q Yan

    Ambient dissolution–recrystallization towards large-scale preparation of V2O5 nanobelts for high-energy battery applications. Nano Energy, (2016),  583-593 Link to article


  • P. Thiyam, E. R. A. Lima, O. Malyi, D. F.Parsons, S. Y. Buhmann, C. Persson and M. Bostrom

    Effects of van der Waals forces and salt ions on the growth of water films on ice and the detachment of CO2 bubbles. Europhysics letters , (2016), Link to article


  • G. Baldissera and C. Persson

    Understanding the optical properties of ZnO1−xSx and ZnO1−xSex alloys. JPN J APPL PHYS, (2016), Link to article


  • O. Malyi, M. Bostrom, V. Kulish, P. Thiyam, D.F.Parsons and C. Persson

    Volume dependence of dielectric properties of amorphous SiO2. PHYS CHEM CHEM PHYS , (2016), 7483-7489 Link to article