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Yoed Tsur

Associate Professor

Research Fields

Synthesis and development of oxide materials for nanotechnology
Point defect chemistry
Electroceramics and electroceramic devices
Impedance spectroscopy measurements
Solid oxide fuel cells – novel stack designs
Analysis of impedance spectroscopy results using evolutionary programming techniques

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M. Ram and Y. Tsur, Eliminating chemical effects from thermal expansion coefficient measurements, J. Electroceramics, 22, 120-124 (2009).

Y. Gil, Y. Tsur, O.M. Umurhan and I. Riess, Properties of solid state devices with significant impurity hopping conduction, J. Phys. D: App. Phys., 41, 135106-135116 (2008).

L. Rosenthal-Toib, K. Zohar, M. Alagem, and Y. Tsur, Synthesis of stabilized nanoparticles of zinc peroxide, Chem. Eng. Journal, 136, 425-429 (2008).

D.S.A. Simakov and Y. Tsur, Preparation of core-shell Ti-Nb oxide nanocrystals, J.  Nanoparticle Research, 10, 77-85 (2008).

Y. Raichman, M. Kazakevich, E. Rabkin and Y. Tsur, Inter-nanoparticle bonds in agglomerates studied by nanoindentation, Advanced Materials, 18, 2028-2030 (2006).

Y. Dror, R.D. Levi, S. Baltianski and Y. Tsur, Identification of the early stage of sintering of nano-BaTiO3: A comparative study, J. Electrochemical Society 153, F137-F143 (2006).

R.D. Levi and Y. Tsur, The effect of oxygen vacancies in the early stages of BaTiO3 nanopowder sintering, Advanced Materials, 17, 1606-1608, (2005).

T.D. Dunbar, W.L. Warren, B.A. Tuttle, C.A. Randal, and Y. Tsur, Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Investigations of Lanthanide-Doped Barium Titanate: Dopant Site Occupancy, J. Phys. Chem. B 108, 908-917 (2004).

S. Baltianski and Y. Tsur, Analysis of Impedance Spectroscopy Data – Finding the Best System Function. J. Electroceramics 10, 89-94 (2003).

Y. Tsur and C.A. Randall, Point Defect Concentrations in Barium Titanate Revisited. J. American Ceramic Society 84, 2147-49 (2001).

Y. Tsur, T.D. Dunbar and C.A. Randall, Crystal and Defect Chemistry of Rare Earth Cations in BaTiO3. J. Electroceramics 7, 25-34 (2001).

Y. Tsur, Kinetic Considerations in the Formation of Electrical Active Grain Boundaries in Barium Titanate and Similar Perovskites. Interface science 9, 163-168 (2001).

Y. Tsur and I. Riess, Self-Compensation in Semiconductors. Physical Review B, 60, 8138-8146 (1999).