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Publications 2017

1. Charge states and lattice sites of dilute implanted Sn in ZnO
T E Mølholt,  H P Gunnlaugsson, K Johnston, R Mantovan, J Röder, V Adoons, A Mokhles Gerami, H Masenda, Y A Matveyev, M Ncube, I Unzueta, K Bharuth-Ram H P Gislason, P Krastev, G Langouche, D Naidoo, S Ólafsson, A Zenkevich and ISOLDE Collaboration
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, Volume 29, Number 15

2. Atomic-scale study of the amorphous-to-crystalline phase transition mechanism in GeTe thin films
Mantovan, R. Fallica1, A. Mokhles Gerami, T. E. Mølholt, C. Wiemer, M. Longo, H. P. Gunnlaugsson, K. Johnston, H. Masenda, D. Naidoo, M. Ncube, K. Bharuth-Ram, M. Fanciulli1, H. P. Gislason, G. Langouche, S. Ólafsson & G. Weyer
SCIENTIFIC REPORTS | 7: 8234 | DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-08275-5

3. Vacancy defect-induced d0 ferromagnetism in undoped ZnO nanostructures: Controversial origin and challenges Qi, S. Ólafsson, H.P. Gíslason
Progress in Materials Science 90 (2017) 45–74

Publications 2016

1. Lattice sites, charge states and spin–lattice relaxation of Fe ions in 57Mn+ implanted GaN and AlN
H. Masendaa, D. Naidooa, K. Bharuth-Ramb, H.P. Gunnlaugsson, K. Johnston, R. Mantovan, T.E. Mølholt, M. Ncubea, S. Shayestehaminzadehh, H.P. Gíslasong, G. Langouchee, S. Ólafssong, G. Weyer
Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials Volume 401, 1 March 2016, Pages 1130–1138
dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmmm.2015.11.026

2. Mössbauer Study on Gd3Ga5O12 implanted with dilute 57Mn
P. B. Krastev, H. P. Gunnlaugsson, K. Nomura, V. Adoons, A. M. Gerami,5, K. Johnston, M. Ncube, R. Mantovan, H. Masenda, Y. A. Matveyev, T. E. Mølholt, I. Unzueta, K. Bharuth-Ram, H. Gislason, G. Langouche, D. Naidoo, S. Ólafsson, A. Zenkevich
Hyperfine Interact (2016) 237:37 DOI 10.1007/s10751-016-1266-9

3. 57Fe Emission Mössbauer Spectroscopy following dilute implantation of 57Mn into In2O3
A. Mokhles Gerami, K. Johnston, H. P. Gunnlaugsson, K. Nomura, R. Mantovan, H. Masenda, Y. A. Matveyev, T. E. Mølholt, M. Ncube, S. Shayestehaminzadeh, I. Unzueta, H. Gislason, P. B. Krastev, G. Langouche, D. Naidoo, S. Ólafsson
Hyperfine Interact (2016) 237:37 DOI 10.1007/s10751-016-1266-9

4. Sensitivity of 57Fe Emission Mössbauer Spectroscopy to Ar and C induced defects in ZnOK
Bharuth-Ram1, T. E. Mølholt, G. Langouche, S. Geburt, T. B. Doyle, H. P. Gunnlaugsson, K. Johnston, R. Mantovan, H. Masenda, D. Naidoo, M. Ncube, H. Gislason, S. Ólafsson, C. Ronning and G. Weyer
Hyperfine Interact (2016) 237:81     DOI 10.1007/s10751-016-1286-5

5. Protection of Si photocathode using TiO2 deposited by high power impulse magnetron sputtering for H2 evolution in alkaline media
Dowon Bae, Seyedmohammad Shayestehaminzadeh, Einar B. Thorsteinsson, Thomas Pedersen, Ole Hansen, Brian Seger, Peter C.K. Vesborg Sveinn Ólafsson, Ib Chorkendorff
Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells 144 (2016) 758–765

6. Epitaxial and textured TiN thin filmms grown on MgO(100) by reactive HiPIMS: the impact of charging on epitaxial to textured growth crossover
Seyedmohammad Shayestehaminzadeh, Einar B Thorsteinsson, Daniel Primetzhofer, Fridrik Magnus and Sveinn Olafsson
Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 49 (2016) 455301 (13pp)

7. Charged particle energy spectra from laser-induced processes: nuclear fusion in ultra-dense deuterium D(0)
Leif Holmlid and Sveinn Olafsson
Accepted International Journal of Hydrogen Energy
dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2015.10.072

Publications 2015 (86)

1. Muon detection studied by pulse-height energy analysis: Novel converter arrangements
Leif Holmlid and Sveinn Olafsson
Rev. Sci. Instrum. 86, 083306 (2015);
http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/journal/rsi/86/8/10.1063/1.4928109

2. Spontaneous ejection of high-energy particles from ultra-dense deuterium D(0)
Leif Holmlid and Sveinn Olafsson
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (available online 14 july 2015)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2015.06.116

3. Method to control deposition rate instabilities—High power impulse magnetron sputtering deposition of TiO2
Anna Kossoy, R.L. Magnusson1, T. K. Tryggvason1, Kristjan Leosson and Sveinn Ólafsson
J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 33, 021514 (2015);
http://dx.doi.org/10.1116/1.4905737

4. Atomic-Scale Magnetic Properties of Truly 3d-Diluted ZnO
Roberto Mantovan, Haraldur Páll Gunnlaugsson, Karl Johnston, Hilary Masenda, Torben Esmann Mølholt, Deena Naidoo, Mehluli Ncube, Seyedmohammad Shayestehaminzadeh, Krish Bharuth-Ram, Marco Fanciulli, Haflidi Petur Gislason, Guido Langouche, Sveinn Ólafsson, Lino M. C. Pereira, Ulrich Wahl, Piero Torelli and Gerd Weyer
Advanced Electronic Materials Volume 1, Issue 1-2, February 2015
DOI: 10.1002/aelm.201400039

5. Observation of a periodic runaway in the reactive Ar/O2 high power impulse magnetron sputtering discharge
S. Shayestehaminzadeh, Unnar B Arnalds, R. L Magnusson and Sveinn Olafsson
AIP Advances 5, 117240 (2015);
dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4936850

6. Protection of Si photocathode using TiO2 deposited by high power impulse magnetron sputtering for H2 evolution in alkaline media
Dowon Bae, Seyedmohammad Shayestehaminzadeh, Einar B. Thorsteinsson, Thomas Pedersen, Ole Hansen, Brian Seger, Peter C.K. Vesborg, Sveinn Olafsson, Ib Chorkendorff
Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells 144 (2016) 758–765
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0927024815005310

7. Damage annealing in low temperature Fe/Mn implanted ZnO
H. P. Gunnlaugsson, K. Bharuth-Ram, K. Johnston, G. Langouche, R. Mantovan, T. E. Mølholt, D. Naidoo, S. Ólafsson, G. Weyer
Hyperfine Interact. 230 (2015) 175-180,
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10751-014-1096-6

Publications 2014 (78)

1. In-situ study on the formation and nitridation of InGa composite droplets on Si(111) by high resolution X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy
B.Qi, S.Shayestehaminzadeh, S.Ólafsson, M.Göthelid, H.P.Gislason
Applied Surface Science Volume 303, 1 June 2014, Pages 297–305
dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2014.02.170

2.  Defect annealing in Mn/Fe implanted TiO2 (rutile),
H. P. Gunnlaugsson, R. Mantovan, H. Masenda, T. E. Mølholt, K. Johnston, K. Bharuth-Ram, H. Gíslason, G. Langouche, D. Naidoo, S. Ólafsson, A.Svane, G. Weyer
J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 47 065501 2014
doi:10.1088/0022-3727/47/6/065501

3. Thermal transitions in nano-patterned XY-magnets
Unnar B. Arnalds, Martina Ahlberg, Vassilios Kapaklis, Evangelos Th. Papaioannou, Masoud Karimipour, Panagiotis Korelis, Sveinn Olafsson, Thomas P. A. Hase, and Björgvin Hjörvarsson
Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 042409 (2014);
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4891479

4. Interstitial Fe in MgO. 
T. E. Mølholt, R. Mantovan, H. P. Gunnlaugsson, A. Svane, K. Bharuth-Ram, M. Fanciulli, H. P. Gislason, K. Johnston, Y. Kobayashi, G. Langouche, H. Masenda, D.  Naidoo, S. Ólafsson, R. Sielemann, G. Weyer.
J. Appl. Phys. 115, 023508 (2014);
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4861403

5. Synthesis and characterization of arc deposited magnetic (Cr,Mn)2AlC MAX phase films
A. Mockute, P.O.Å. Persson, F. Magnus, A.S. Ingasson, S. Olafsson, L. Hultman, and J.  Rosen
Physica Status Solidi (RRL) - Rapid Research Letters Volume 8, Issue 5, pages 420–423, May 2014
doi:10.1002/pssr.201409087

6. Structural and magnetic properties of (Cr1-xMnx)5Al8 solid solution
A. Mockute, P.O.Å. Persson, J. Lu, A.S. Ingason, F. Magnus, S. Olafsson, L.  Hultman, and J. Rosen
J Mater Sci (2014) 49:7099–7104
doi:10.1007/s10853-014-8416-8

7. Proximity effects on the H absorption in ultra-thin V layers
G. K. Pálsson, A. K. Eriksson, M. Amft, X. Xin, A. Liebig, Sveinn Ólafsson, B. Hjörvarsson
Phys. Rev. B 90, 045420 (2014)
doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.90.045420

Publications 2013 (71)

1. Study of spatial homogeneity and nitridation of an Al nanopattern template with spectroscopic photoemission and low energy electron microscopy
B. Qi, S. Ólafsson, A.A. Zakharov, M. Göthelid, B. Agnarsson, H.P. Gislason
Applied Surface Science Volume 264, January 2013, Pages 349–357
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2012.10.025

2. Photoemission and low energy electron microscopy study on the formation and nitridation of indium droplets on Si (111)7 × 7 surfaces
B. Qi, S. Ólafsson , M. Göthelid, H.P. Gislason, B. Agnarsson
Thin Solid Films 531 (2013) 61–69
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2012.12.022

3. Stability of the Fe3 +  state in ZnO
D. Naidoo, H. P. Gunnlaugsson, T. E. Mølholt, R. Mantovan, H. Masenda, K. Bharuth-Ram, K. Johnston, H. P. Gislason, G. Langouche, S. Ólafsson, G. Weyer, R. Sielemann
Hyperfine Interactions May 2013, Volume 221, Issue 1-3, pp 45-51
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10751-012-0730-4

4. Determining surface coverage of ultra-thin gold films from X-ray reflectivity measurements
A. Kossoy, D. Simakov, S. Olafsson, K. Leosson
Thin Solid Films Volume 536, 1 June 2013, Pages 50–53
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2013.03.057

5. A magnetic self-organized atomic laminate from first principles and thin film synthesis
A.S. Ingason, A. Mockute, M. Dahlqvist, F. Magnus, S. Olafsson, U.B. Arnalds, B. Alling, I.A. Abrikosov, B. Hjörvarsson, P.O.A. Persson and J. Rosen
Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 195502 (2013) (5pages)
http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.195502

6. The properties of TiN ultra-thin films grown on SiO2 substrate by reactive high power impulse magnetron sputtering under various growth angles
S. Shayestehaminzadeha, T. K. Tryggvasona, L. Karlsson, S. Olafssona, J. T. Gudmundsson
Thin Solid Films Volume 548, 2 December 2013, Pages 354–357
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2013.09.025

7. Epitaxial (001) oriented  Mo/V superlattice grown on MgO(100) by HiPIMS
S. Shayestehaminzadeh, R. L. Magnusson, H. P. Gislasona, S. Olafsson
Thin Solid Films Volume 549, 31 December 2013, Pages 172–176
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2013.08.094

8. Ultra-thin poly-crystalline TiN films grown by HiPIMS on MgO(100) - in-situ resistance study of the initial stage of growth
S. Shayestehaminzadeh, T. K. Tryggvason, F. Magnus, S. Olafsson, J. T. Gudmundsson
Thin Solid Films Volume 549, 31 December 2013, Pages 199–203
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2013.07.074

9. Rutile TiO2 thin films grown by reactive high power impulse magnetron sputtering
B. Agnarsson,F. Magnus, T. K. Tryggvason, A. S. Ingason1, K. Leosson, S. Olafsson, and J. T. Gudmundsson
Thin Solid Films Volume 545, 31 October 2013, Pages 445–450
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2013.07.058

10. Characterization of Fe States in Dilute 57Mn implanted SnO2
H. P. Gunnlaugsson, K. Nomura, T. E. Mølholt , S. Shayestehaminzadeh, K. Johnston, R. Mantovan, H. Masenda, M. Ncube, K-Bharuth Ramg H. Gislason, G. Langouche, D. Naidoo, S. Ólafsson, G. Weyer,
Hyperfine Interactions oktober (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10751-013-0936-0

11. Possible cage motion of interstitial Fe in α-Al2O3
H. P. Gunnlaugsson, K. Johnston, H. Masenda, R. Mantovan, T. E. Mølholt, K. Bharuth-Ram, H. P. Gislason, G. Langouche, M. B. Madsen, D. Naidoo, S. Ólafsson, G. Weyer
Hyperfine Interactions oktober (2013) April 2013, Volume 219, Issue 1-3, pp 33-40.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10751-012-0697-1

Publications 2012 (60)

1. Current–voltage–time characteristics of the reactive Ar/O2 high power impulse magnetron sputtering discharge
Fridrik Magnus, Tryggvi K. Tryggvason, Sveinn Olafsson, and Jon T. Gudmundsson J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 30, 050601 (2012);
http://link.aip.org/link/doi/10.1116/1.4732735

2. Nucleation and Resistivity of Ultrathin TiN Films Grown by High-Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering

Fridrik Magnus, Arni S. Ingason, Sveinn Olafsson, and Jon T. Gudmundsson
IEEE ELECTRON DEVICE LETTERS, VOL. 33, NO. 7, JULY 2012
http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1109/LED.2012.2196018

3. Spin-lattice relaxations of paramagnetic Fe3+ in ZnO
T. E. Mølholt, H. P. Gunnlaugsson, K. Johnston R. Mantovan, H. Masenda, D. Naidoo, S. Ólafsson, K. Bharuth-Ram, H. P. Gislason1, G. Langouche, R. Sielemann, G. Weyer and the ISOLDE Collaboration.,
Phys. Scr. 2012 014006
http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0031-8949/2012/T148/014006

4. A microspectroscopy study on the influence of chemical  residues from nanofabrication on the nitridation  chemistry of Al nanopatterns
B. Qi, S.Ólafsson, A.A.Zakharov, B.Agnarsson, H.P.Gislason, M.Göthelid
Applied Surface Science Volume 258, Issue 10, 1 March 2012, Pages 4497–4506
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2012.01.015

5. Fe Mössbauer studies on 57Mn* implanted InP and InAs,
K. Bharuth-Ram,  W. B. Dlamini, H. Masenda, D. Naidoo, H. P. Gunnlaugsson, G. Weyer,  R. Mantovan, T. E. Mølholt,  R. Sielemann, S. Ólafsson, G. Langouche,
K. Johnston and the ISOLDE Collaboration,
Nucl. Instr. Meth. B (2012) Volume 272, 1 February 2012, Pages 414–417
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2011.01.112

6. Lattice locations and properties of Fe in Co/Fe co-implanted ZnO
H. P. Gunnlaugsson, K. Johnston,T. E. Mølholt, G. Weyer, R. Mantovan, H. Masenda, D. Naidoo, S. Olafsson, K. Bharuth-Ram, H. P. Gíslason, G. Langouche, M. B. Madsen, and the ISOLDE Collaboration
Applied Physics Letters 100, 042109 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3679692

7. Mössbauer study of 119Sn in 119In implanted 3C-SiC
Hilary Masenda  Krishanlal Bharuth-Ram  Deena Naidoo Haraldur Páll Gunnlaugsson  Torben Esmann Mølholt Haflidi Petur Gislason  Karl Johnston  Roberto Mantovan  Rainer Sielemann  Guido Langouche  Sveinn Olafsson Gerd Weyer  the ISOLDE Collaboration
Hyperfine Interact (2012) 208:71–74
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10751-011-0438-x

8. Comparing resonant photon tunneling via cavity modes and Tamm plasmon polariton modes in metal-coated Bragg mirrors.
K. Leosson, S. Shayestehaminzadeh, T. K. Tryggvason, A. Kossoy, B. Agnarsson, F. Magnus, S. Olafsson, J. T. Gudmundsson, E. B. Magnusson, and I. A. Shelykh
Opt Lett 37(19):4026-4028 (2012), PMID 23027267
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.004026

9. Fe charge state adjustment in ZnO upon ion implantation
R Mantovan, HPGunnlaugsson ,D Naidoo, S.Olafsson, K Johnston, H Masenda, T E Mølholt, K Bharuth-Ram, M Fanciulli,
 H P Gislason, G Langouche, R Sielemann, G Weyer and
The ISOLDE Collaboration
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 24 (2012) 485801
http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0953-8984/24/48/485801

Publications 2011 (51)

1. Morphology of TiN thin films grown on SiO2 by reactive high power impulse magnetron sputtering
F. Magnus, A.S. Ingason, O.B. Sveinsson, S. Olafsson, J.T. Gudmundsson
Thin Solid Films, Thin Solid Films 520 (2011) 1621–1624
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2011.07.041

2. Comparison of TiN thin films grown on SiO2 by reactive dc magnetron sputtering and high power impulse magnetron sputtering
F. Magnus, A. S. Ingason, O. B. Sveinsson, S. Olafsson, and J. T. Gudmundsson
Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 1335 © 2011 Materials Research Society
http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/opl.2011.1262

3. Growth of TiO2 thin films on Si(001) and SiO2 by reactive high power impulse magnetron sputtering
F. Magnus, B. Agnarsson, A. S. Ingason, K. Leosson, S. Olafsson, and J. T. Gudmundsson
Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 1352 © 2011 Materials Research Society DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/opl.2011.1010

4. Growth and in-situ electrical characterization of ultrathin epitaxial TiN films on MgO  F. Magnus, A.S. Ingason, S. Olafsson, J.T. Gudmundsson
Thin Solid Films Volume 519, Issue 18, 1 July 2011, Pages 5861-5867
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2011.02.078

5. Current-voltage-time characteristics of the reactive Ar/N2 high power impulse magnetron sputtering discharge
F. Magnus, O. B. Sveinsson, S. Olafsson, and J. T. Gudmundsson
J. Appl. Phys. 110, 083306 (2011);
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3653233

5. Room temperature deposition of self-assembled Al nanoclusters on stepped sapphire  (0001) surface and subsequent nitridation,
B. Qi , B. Agnarsson, S. Ólafsson, H.P. Gíslason, M. Göthelid
Thin Solid Films 520 (2011) 64-73.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2011.06.041

6. The effect of hard nitridation on Al2O3 using a radio frequency operated plasma cel B. Agnarsson , B. Qi, M. Göthelid, S. Olafsson , H.P. Gislason
Thin Solid Films 519 (2011) 7796-7802.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2011.04.227

7. Current-voltage-time characteristics in a reactive Ar/N2 high power impulse magnetron sputtering discharge
F. Magnus1, O. B. Sveinsson, S. Olafsson, J. T. Gudmundsson
30th ICPIG, August 28th - Septemper 2nd, 2011, Belfast, UK Topic number C.8.

Publications 2010 (44)

1. Growth and structure properties of Mg:C thin films prepared by dc magnetron discharge 
Á.S Ingason , A.K. Eriksson , E. Lewin , S. Ólafsson
Thin Solid Films, Vol. 518, No. 15. (31 May 2010), pp. 4225-4230.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2009.12.082

2. High-resolution X-ray photoemission  spectroscopy study of AlN nano-columns grown by nitridation of Al nano-squares on Si(111) substrates with ammonia.
B. Qi, B. Agnarsson, M. Göthelid, S. Ólafsson, and H.P. Gíslason.
Thin Solid Films 518 (2010) 3632-3639
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2009.09.088

3. Morphology of TiN thin films grown on MgO(001) by reactive dc magnetron sputtering  
Ingason A. S.; Magnus F.; Olafsson S.
Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A  Vol: 28   Issue: 4  912-915 july 2010
http://dx.doi.org/10.1116/1.3357303

4. Magnetism in iron implanted oxides: a status report : a status report
H. P. Gunnlaugsson, R. Sielemann, T. E. Mølholt, W. B. Dlamini, K. Johnston, R. Mantovan, H. Masenda, D. Naidoo, W. N. Sibanda and K. Bharuth-Ram, M. Fanciulli, H. P. Gíslason, G. Langouche, S. Ólafsson, G. Weyer, the ISOLDE collaboration.
Hyperfine Interactions 197 (2010) 43-52,
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10751-010-0195-2

5. Mössbauer study of 57Fe in GaAs and GaP following 57Mn+ implantation
H. Masenda, D. Naidoo, K. Bharuth-Ram, H. P. Gunnlaugsson, G. Weyer, W. B. Dlamini, R. Mantovan, R. Sielemann, M. Fanciulli, T. E. Mølholt, S. Ólafsson, G. Langouche, K. Johnston, the ISOLDE Collaboration, Hyperfine Interactions (2010) Accepted, online first:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10751-010-0215-2

6. Mössbauer spectroscopy of 57Fe in -Al2O3 following implantation of 57Mn*
H. P. Gunnlaugsson, R. Mantovan, T. E. Mølholt, D. Naidoo, K. Johnston, H. Masenda, K. Bharuth-Ram, G. Langouche, S. Ólafsson, R. Sielemann, G. Weyer, Y. Kobayashi, and the ISOLDE collaboration, , Hyperfine Interactions 198 (2010) 5-13,
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10751-010-0184-5

7. Observation of spin-lattice relaxations of dilute Fe3+ in MgO by Mössbauer spectroscopy
T. E. Mølholt, R. Mantovan, H. P. Gunnlaugsson, D.  Naidoo, S. Ólafsson, K. Bharuth-Ram, M. Fanciulli, K. Johnston, Y. Kobayashi, G. Langouche, H. Masenda, R. Sielemann, G. Weyer and H. P. Gíslason
Hyperfine Interactions 197 (2010) 89-94,
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10751-010-0214-3

8. Paramagnetism in Mn/Fe implanted ZnO
H. P. Gunnlaugsson, T. E. Mølholt, R. Mantovan, H. Masenda, D. Naidoo, W. B. Dlamini, R. Sielemann, K. Bharuth-Ram, G. Weyer, K. Johnston, G. Langouche S. Ólafsson, H. P. Gíslason, Y. Kobayashi, Y. Yoshida, M. Fanciulli and the ISOLDE Collaboration,
Applied Physics Letters 97 (2010) 142501,
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3490708

Publications 2009 (36)

1. In-situ electrical characterization of ultra thin TiN films grown by reactive dc magnetron sputtering on SiO2
A. S. Ingason, F. Magnus, J. S. Agustsson,  S. Olafsson, and  J. T. Gudmundsson
Thin Solid Films 517 (24) (2009)  6731 – 6736
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2009.05.028

2. Electrical and structural properties of ultrathin polycrystalline and epitaxial TiN films grown by reactive dc magnetron sputtering
F. Magnus, A. S. Ingason, S. Olafsson and J. T. Gudmundsson,
Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Volume 1156, Warrendale, PA, 2009, 1156-D03-05
http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/PROC-1156-D03-05

3. Investigation on the role of indium in the removal of metallic gallium from soft and hard sputtered GaN (0001) surfaces
Agnarsson B, Qi B, Szamota-Leandersson K,  Olafsson S, Gothelid M
Thin Solid Films  Volume: 517   Issue: 21    Pages: 6023-6026  SEP 1 2009
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2009.05.023

4. High resolution X-ray photoemission spectroscopy study of AlN nano-columns grown by nitridation of Al nano-squares on Si(111) substrates with ammonia
B Qi, B. Agnarsson, M. Göthelied and S. Olafsson
Thin Solid films 2009
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2009.09.088

5. Temperature and dose dependence of defect complex formation with ion implanted Mn/Fe in ZnO.
T. E. Mølholt, R. Mantovan, H. P. Gunnlaugsson, K. Bharuth-Ram, M. Fanciulli, H. P. Gíslason, K. Johnston, Y. Kobayashi, G. Langouche, H. Masenda, D. Naidoo, S. Ólafsson, R. Sielemann, G. Weyer,
Physica B 404 (2009) 4800-4802.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physb.2009.08.187

6. Isothermal defect annealing in semiconductors investigated by time-delayed Mössbauer spectroscopy:application to ZnO
H.P. Gunnlaugsson, G.Weyer, R.Mantovan, D. Naidoo, R. Sielemann, K. Bharuth-Ram, M. Fanciulli  K. Johnston, S.Olafsson·G. Langouch
Hyperfine Interact.  CAME 2007 2009, 1319-1323,
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-78697-9_182

Publications 2006-2008 (30)

1. Influence of MgO nanocrystals on the thermodynamics, hydrogen uptake and kinetics in Mg films A. S. Ingason  and S. Olafsson
Thin Solid Films, Volume 515, Issue 2, 25 October 2006, Pages 708-711
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2006.03.002

2. An externally cooled beetle type scanning tunneling microscope for imaging in cryogenic liquids. U. Arnalds, S. Olafsson 
Applied Surface Science, Volume 252, Issue 15, 30 May 2006, Pages 5485-5488
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2005.12.089

3. A novel modular scanning probe microscope based on an inter-changeable elastic closed cell and external preloaded actuators
E. B. Halldorsson U. Arnalds, S. Olafsson
Applied Surface Science, Volume 252, Issue 15, 30 May 2006, Pages 5481-5484
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2005.12.090

4. In-situ resistivity measurements during growth of ultrathin CrxMo1-x
Gylfason K, Guðmundsson  J.T; A. S. Ingason; Agustsson J. S.; Gylfason K.; K. Johnsen; S. Olafsson
Thin Solid Films, Volume 515, Issue 2, 25 October 2006, Pages 583-586
http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0953-8984/24/9/095001

5. Influence of surface reconstruction on nitridation of Sapphire using low pressure ammonia  B.Agnarsson M. Göthelid, S. Olafsson, H.P. Gislason and  U.O. Karlsson
Journal of Applied Physics    Volume: 101   Issue: 1 013519  2007
http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2384807

6. Resistivity changes in Cr/V(0 0 1) superlattices during hydrogen absorption
A.K. Eriksson, A. Liebig, S. Ólafsson and B. Hjörvarsson
Journal of Alloys and Compounds Volumes 446-447, 31 October 2007, 526-529
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2007.01.094

7. Hydrogen uptake in Mg:C thin films
A. S. Ingason A. K. Eriksson S.  Olafsson
Journal of Alloys and Compounds Volumes 446-447, 31 October 2007, 530-533
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2007.02.093

8. A magnetron sputtering system for the preparation of patterned thin films and in situ thin film electrical resistance measurements
Arnalds UB, Agustsson JS, Ingason AS, Eriksson AK, Gylfason KB, Gudmundsson JT and Olafsson S
Review Of Sci. Instruments   Volume: 78   Issue: 10  Article Number: 103901  2007
http://link.aip.org/link/doi/10.1063/1.2793508

9. Characterisation of high-temperature annealing effects on α—Al2O3(0001) substrates
B Qi, B Agnarsson, K Jonsson, S Olafsson and H P Gislason
J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 100 042020 2008
http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/100/4/042020

10. Cell based ultra high vacuum scanning probe microscope with an external scanning unit having gas or liquid processing capabilities
E H Bjarnason, U B Arnalds and S Olafsson
J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 100 052011 2008
http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/100/5/052011

11. Electrical resistivity and morphology of ultra thin Pt films grown by dc magnetron sputtering on SiO2
J S Agustsson, U B Arnalds, A S Ingason, K B Gylfason, K Johnsen, S Olafsson and J T Gudmundsson
J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 100 082006 2008
http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/100/8/082006

12. Growth, coalescence, and electrical resistivity of thin Pt films grown by dc magnetron sputtering on SiO2
J.S. Agustsson a, U.B. Arnalds b, A.S. Ingason c, K.B. Gylfason d, K. Johnsen a,
S. Olafsson c, J.T. Gudmundsson c,e,*  Applied Surf. Sci. 254 (2008) 7356–7360
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2008.05.335

Publications 2001-2005 (18)

1. Electrical and optical properties of CNX (0<x<0.25) films deposited by reactive magnetron sputtering
E. Broitman,a) N. Hellgren, and K. Järrendahl, M. P. Johansson, S. Olafsson G. Radnóczi, J.-E. Sundgren, L. Hultman
Journal of applied physics volume 89, number 2 15 january 2001
http://link.aip.org/link/doi/10.1063/1.1334370

2. Hydrogen Interactions in ultra thin two dimensional Vanadium Layers
G. Reynaldsson  S.Olafsson B. Hjörvarsson and H.P. Gislason
Journal of Magnetism and  Magnetic Materials 240 (1-3): 478-480 FEB 2002
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0304-8853(01)00906-4

3. Growth and characterization of NaxK1-xNbO3 thin films grown on polycrystalline Pt80Ir20 substrates
Wang X, Olafsson S, Madsen LD, Rudner S, Ivanov IP, Grishin A, Helmersson U
J. Mater. Res. 17 (5): 1183-1191 MAY 2002
http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/JMR.2002.0175

4. Hydrogen-induced lattice expansion in 8/4 u.c. Mo/V superlattice
G. Reynaldsson, S. Ólafsson , H.P. Gislason, G. Song, and H. Zabel
Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Volumes 356-357, 11 August 2003,Pages 549-552
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0925-8388(03)00271-8

5. Influence of biaxial strain on thermodynamical properties of hydrogen in (001) oriented Mo/V superlattices,
G. Reynaldsson, S. Olafsson and H. P. Gislason

J. of Alloys and Compounds, Volumes 356-357, 11 August 2003, Pages 545-548
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0925-8388(03)00270-6

6. Preparation and characterization of mgnetron sputtered, ultra-thin  Cr0.63Mo0.37 films on MgO 
I. Meyvantsson, J.T Guðmundsson,  K. Gylfason, K. Johnsen  and  S. Olafsson   
J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 22(4), Jul/Aug 2004
http://link.aip.org/link/doi/10.1116/1.1752892

7. Thermodynamics of hydrogen uptake in Mg films studied by resistance measurements   
A. S. Ingason  and S. Olafsson
Journal of Alloys and Compounds Volumes 404-406, 8 December 2005, Pages 469-472
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2005.02.103

Publications 1990-2000 (11)

1. Oxygen concentration gradients in Y-Ba-Cu-O
Kjell Pernestål, Sveinn Olafsson, Roger Wäppling, Torsten Lundström
Journal of the Less Common Metals
Volumes 164–165, Part 2, 15 October 1990, Pages 1172–1177
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0022-5088(90)90533-P

2. On the near surface yield of the 1H(15N, ag)12C nuclear reaction and initial charge state equilibration.
Sveinn Ólafsson, B. Hjörvarsson, F. Stillesjö. NIM B94, 345 (1994)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0168-583X(94)95377-5

3. Charge transfer at interfaces in MoxV1-x /V superlattices
S. Ólafsson, B. Hjörvarsson, F. Stillesjö, E. Karlsson, J. Birch and
J.-E Sundgren; Phys Rev. B  15 okt 1995.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.52.10792

4. Thermodynamic properties of hydrogen in quasi-two-dimensional vanadium lattices  
Stillesjo-F; Olafsson-S; Isberg-P; Hjorvarsson-B
Journal-of-Physics:-Condensed-Matter.vol.7, no.42; 16 Oct. 1995; p.8139-50.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0953-8984/7/42/010

5. Synthesis of yttrium trihydride films for ex-situ measurements
Huiberts-JN; Rector-JH; Wijngaarden-RJ; Griessen-R; Hjörvarsson-B; Olafsson-S; Cho-YS
Journal of Alloys and Compounds.vol.239, no.2; 1 June 1996; p.158-71.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0925-8388(96)02286-4

6. Orientation dependence of the hydrogen distribution within Mo/V (011) and (001) multilayered superlattices
B. Hjörvarsson, J. Birch, F. Stillesjö, S. Ólafsson and J.-E Sundgren;.
Journal-of-Physics:-Condensed-Matter.vol.9, no.1; 6 Jan. 1997; p.73-85.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0953-8984/9/1/010

7. Growth and field dependent dielectric properties  of epitaxial Na0.5K0.5NbO3 thin films
Xin Wang, Ulf Helmersson, Sveinn Olafsson et. al
Department of Physics, Linköping University, S-581 83 Linköping, Sweden
Applied Physics Letter 73, 927 (1998)
http://link.aip.org/link/doi/10.1063/1.122040

8. Low temperature growth of SrTiO3 thin films on glass fiber laminate substrates
Xin Wang, Sveinn Olafsson, Ulf Helmerssson,
Ferroelectrics 225 pp. 287-294 1999.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00150199908009137

9. Growth and characterization of epitaxial films of tungsten-doped vanadium oxides on sapphire (110) by reactive magnetron sputtering
P. Jin,a) M. Tazawa, M. Ikeyama, and S. Tanemura K. Maca´ k, X. Wang, S. Olafsson, and U. Helmersson
J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 17 — 4 – , Jul/Aug 1999 1817
http://link.aip.org/link/doi/10.1116/1.581896

10. Electrostatic powder impact deposition (EPID) of Ge on Si and Cu substrates, microstructure and morphology study
H.G. Svavarsson  and  S.Olafsson N. Hellgren and Ulf Helmersson
J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 33 No 10 (21 May 2000) 1155-1160
http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0022-3727/33/10/304

11. Low temperature growth of SrTiO3 on LaAlO3 (001) single crystal substrates: the influence of growth temperature on the composition, orientation and the surface morphology  Xin Wang, Sveinn Olafsson, Ulf Helmerssson,
Thin solid film 2000, Vol 360, Iss 1-2, pp 181-186
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0040-6090(99)01099-8

Book Translation

1.  Higgs discovery Power of Empty space by Lisa Randal. Máttur tómarúmsins Higgseindin fundin
þýðendur  Baldur Arnarson og Sveinn Ólafssonar, sem einnig ritar inngang.

Publications in Icelandic

1. Mælitækni og tölvustýring ljós og segulhermumælinga
Sveinn Ólafsson og Hafliði P. Gíslason. Eðlisfræði á Íslandi IX., ritstjóri Ari Ólafsson, bls. 45-56 (1988).

2.  Spætun og ræktun með segulspætu  
Sveinn Ólafsson, Unnar B. Arnalds. Eðlisfræði á Íslandi IX., ritstjóri Ari Ólafsson, bls. 75-82 (1999).

3. Vetni í þunnum málmhúðum
Guðmundur Reynaldsson Sveinn Ólafsson, Eðlisfræði á Íslandi IX., ritstjóri Ari Ólafsson (1999).

4. Atómmyndataka með smugsjá
Unnar B. Arnalds, Sveinn Ólafsson, Eðlisfræði á Íslandi X., ritstjóri Ari Ólafsson (2001).

5. Vetni í MoV yfirgrindum
Guðmundur Reynaldsson, Jón E. Bjarnason, Sveinn Ólafsson
Eðlisfræði á Íslandi IX., ritstjóri Ari Ólafsson (2001)

6. Smugsjá, Sveinn Ólafsson, Viðar Guðmundsson Verpill 2001

7. Nanótækni Sveinn Ólafsson Raflost 2002.

8. Ræktun með sameindaúðun, Jón Tómas Guðmundsson, Sveinn Ólafsson og Hafliði P. Gíslason,
Raflost (2003)

9. Ræktun þunnra hálfleiðandi húða, Jón Tómas Guðmundsson og Sveinn Ólafsson,
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