Background and activities
Areas of speciality
- Research and teaching in the area of solidification and casting of metals
- Nucleation and growth of dendrites
- Casting alloys and casting processes for aluminium
- Crystallization of silicon for solar cells
Scientific, academic and artistic work
A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database
- (2019) Grain Refinement of Commercial EC Grade 1370 Aluminium Alloy for Electrical Applications. The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series.
- (2018) Probing heat generation during tensile plastic deformation of a bulk metallic glass at cryogenic temperature. Scientific Reports. vol. 8 (1).
- (2018) Tensile properties of Zr70Ni16Cu6Al8 BMG at room and cryogenic temperatures. Journal of Alloys and Compounds. vol. 742.
- (2018) Comparison of the electrochemical behavior of amorphous Zr55Cu30Ni5Al10, stainless steel (316LVM), and CoCrMo (F75) in simulated body fluid with and without addition of protein. Materials and corrosion - Werkstoffe und Korrosion.
- (2018) In-situ studies of multicrystalline silicon nucleation and growth on alpha- and beta-Si3N4 coated substrates. Journal of Crystal Growth. vol. 482.
- (2018) Orientation relationship between b-Si3N4 and Si in multicrystalline silicon ingots for PV applications. Journal of Crystal Growth. vol. 495.
- (2017) Evaluating the tensile properties of aluminum foundry alloys through reference castings - A review. Materials. vol. 10 (9).
- (2017) Predictive modeling of glass forming ability in the Fe-Nb-B system using the CALPHAD approach. Journal of Alloys and Compounds. vol. 707.
- (2017) Correlation between aging effects and high temperature mechanical properties of the unmodified A356 foundry aluminium alloy. Materials Science Forum. vol. 879.
- (2017) In operando neutron diffraction study of LaNdMgNi9H13 as a metal hydride battery anode. Journal of Power Sources. vol. 343.
- (2017) Influence of grain refiner addition on the precipitation of fe-rich phases in secondary alsi7cu3mg alloys. International Journal of metalcasting. vol. 11 (2).
- (2017) Nanostructured magnesium silicide Mg2Si and its electrochemical performance as an anode of a lithium ion battery. Journal of Alloys and Compounds. vol. 718.
- (2017) Heterogeneous nucleation and grain growth of inoculated aluminium alloys: An integrated study by in-situ X-radiography and numerical modelling. Acta Materialia. vol. 140.
- (2016) The impact of oxygen precipitation on dislocation generation at small angle grain boundaries during seed-assisted directional solidification of silicon. Physica Status Solidi (a) applications and materials science. vol. 213 (1).
- (2016) The Influence of Ni and V Trace Elements on High-Temperature Tensile Properties and Aging of A356 Aluminum Foundry Alloy. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions. A. vol. 47 (5).
- (2016) Microstructure of multicrystalline silicon seeded by polysilicon chips and fluidized bed reactor granules. Journal of Crystal Growth. vol. 441.
- (2016) The Effect of Phosphorus Gettering on Fine-Grained Multicrystalline Silicon. Proceedings of the European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference.
- (2016) Beta-Si3N4 particles as nucleation sites in multicrystalline silicon. Acta Materialia. vol. 109.
- (2016) Identification of defects causing performance degradation of high temperature n-type Czochralski silicon bifacial solar cells. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells. vol. 153.
- (2016) Heterogeneous nucleation of entrained eutectic Si in high purity melt spun Al-Si alloys investigated by entrained droplet technique and DSC. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. vol. 117 (1).