Selected publications

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  1. A. Azulay, T. Leibovitz, Y. Natanzon, Or Zabari, Y. Amouyal. Ca3Mn2O7-layered perovskites: Effects of La- and Y-doping on phase stability, microstructure, and thermoelectric transport. J. Am. Ceram. Soc. (2022) DOI: 10.1111/jace.18753
  2. M. Keret-Klainer, R. Padan, Y. Khoptiar, Y. Kauffmann, Y. Amouyal. Tailoring thermal and electrical conductivities of a Ni-Ti-Hf-based shape memory alloy by microstructure design. J. Mater. Sci. 57, 12107 (2022) DOI: 10.1007/s10853-022-07383-6
  3. C. Gayner, Y. Natanzon, Y. Amouyal. Effects of Co-doping and Microstructure on Charge Carrier Energy Filtering in Thermoelectric Titanium-Doped Zinc Aluminum Oxide. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 14, 4035 (2022) DOI: 10.1021/acsami.1c20300
  4. G. Solomon, E. Song, C. Gayner, J. A. Martinez, Y. Amouyal. Effects of Microstructure and Neodymium Doping on Bi2Te3 Nanostructures: Implications for Thermoelectric Performance. ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 4, 4419 (2021). DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.0c03472
  5. M. H. Dahan, A. Baranovskiy, Y. Natanzon, Y. Amouyal. A first-principles study of the temperature-dependent diffusion coefficients of silver in the thermoelectric compound PbTe. Acta Materialia 202, 243-254 (2020). DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2020.10.060
  6. A. Azulay, M. Wahabi, Y. Natanzon, Y. Kauffman, Y. Amouyal: Enhanced Charge Transport in Ca2MnO4-Layered Perovskites by Point Defect Engineering. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 12, 49768–49776 (2020). DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c14177
  7. Y. Natanzon, A. Azulay, Y. Amouyal, Evaluation of Polaron Transport in Solids from First-Principles. Isr. J. Chem. 60, 1-20 (2020). DOI: 10.1002/ijch.201900101
  8. C.  Gayner and Y. Amouyal: Energy Filtering of Charge Carriers: Current Trends, Challenges, and Prospects for Thermoelectric Materials. A Progress Report; The Technion Global Special Issue of Advanced Functional Materials1901789 (2019). DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201901789
  9. Andrei Baranovskiy, Mor Harush, and Yaron Amouyal: On the influence of rare earth dopants on thermal transport in thermoelectric Bi2Te3 compounds: an ab-initio perspective. Advanced Theory and Simulations1 (12), 1800162 (2019). DOI: 10.1002/adts.201800162
  10. Amram Azulay and Yaron Amouyal: Tailoring electronic and thermal transport properties of CaO(CaMnO3)m-based (m=1 and m=∞) composites for thermoelectric power generation, Acta Materialia 164 481-492 (2019). DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2018.10.052
  11. A. Sheskin, Torsten Schwarz, Yuan Yu, Siyuan Zhang, Lamya Abdellaoui, Baptiste Gault, Oana Cojocaru-Mirédin, Christina Scheu, Dierk Raabe, Matthias Wuttig, and Yaron Amouyal: Tailoring thermoelectric transport properties of Ag-alloyed PbTe: effects of microstructure evolution. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces10 (45) 38994-39001 (2018). DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b15204
  12. Song, Erdong; Baranovskiy, Andrei; Xu, Enzhi; Busani, Tito; Swartzentruber, Brian; Zhang, Shixiong; Amouyal, Yaron; Martinez, Julio: Manipulating thermal and electronic transports in thermoelectric Bi2Te3 nanowires by porphyrin adsorption. AIP Advances 8, 105010 (2018) – Editor’s Pick. DOI: 10.1063/1.5046385
  13. Y. Amouyal, Y. Gelbstein, D. Fuks, Progress Report: Physical Metallurgy Inspired Nano-Features for Enhancement of Thermoelectric Conversion Efficiency,Advanced Theory and Simulations 1 (9), 1870022 (2018). DOI: 10.1002/adts.201800072
  14. A. Baranovskiy, Ido Koresh, and Yaron Amouyal: Tuning Transport Properties of Nickel-Doped Zinc Oxide for Thermoelectric Applications. MRS CommunicationsMay 2018, pp. 1-7. DOI: 10.1557/mrc.2018.96
  15. Y. Yu, S. Zhang, A. M. Mio, B. Gault, A. Sheskin, C. Scheu, D. Raabe, F.-Q. Zu, M. Wuttig, Y. Amouyal and O. Cojocaru-Miredin: Ag-segregation to dislocations in PbTe-based thermoelectric materials. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces10 (4), 3609 (2018). DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b17142
  16. A. Baranovskiy, A. Graff, J. Klose, J. Mayer, and Y. Amouyal: On the origin of vibrational properties of calcium manganate based thermoelectric compounds. Nano Energy  47 451-462 (2018). DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.02.054
  17. T. Grossfeld, A. Sheskin, Y. Gelbstein, and Y. Amouyal: Microstructure Evolution of Ag-Alloyed PbTe-Based Compounds and Implications for Thermoelectric Performance,  Crystals 7 (9), 281 (2017)
  18. I. Koresh and Y. Amouyal: Effects of precipitation on the thermal conductivity of nickel-doped zinc oxide for thermoelectric applications. J. Eur. Ceram. Soc. 37 (11), 3541-3550 (2017). DOI: 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2017.04.042
  19. Oana Cojocaru-Miredin, Lamya Abdellaoui, Michael Nagli, Siyuan Zang, Yuan Yu, Christina Scheu, Dierk Raabe, Matthias Wuttig and Yaron Amouyal: Role of nanostructuring in silver antimony telluride compounds for thermoelectric applications. ACS Appl. Mater. Int. 9 (17), 14779-14790 (2017). DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b00689
  20. Y. Amouyal.  A Practical Approach to Evaluate Lattice Thermal Conductivity in Two-Phase Thermoelectric Alloys for Energy Applications.Materials 10 (4), 386 (2017). DOI: 10.3390/ma10040386
  21. A. Baranovskiy and Y. Amouyal. Dependence of electrical transport properties of CaO(CaMnO3)m (m = 1, 2, 3, ∞) thermoelectric oxides on lattice periodicity. J Appl. Phys. 121, 065103 (2017). DOI:
  22. A. Castellero, G. Fiore, E. Evenstein, M. Baricco, Y. Amouyal: Effects of Rapid Solidification on Phase Formation and Microstructure Evolution of AgSbTe2-Based Thermoelectric Compounds. J. Nanosci. Nanotech. 17 (3), 1650 (2017). DOI: 10.1166/jnn.2017.13736
  23. Y. Amouyal. Silver-antimony-telluride: from first-principles calculations to thermoelectric applications (Chapter 7, p. 149) In: Thermoelectric Power Generation – Advanced Materials and Devices, a book edited by Sergey Skipidarov and Mikhail Nikitin, ISBN 978-953-51-2846-5, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2845-8; Open access, DOI: 10.5772/66086
  24. A. Baranovskiy and Y. Amouyal: Structural stability of calcium-manganate based CaO(CaMnO3)m (m = 1, 2, 3, ∞) compounds for thermoelectric applications, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 687, 562 (2016). DOI:10.1016/j.jallcom.2016.06.141
  25. Y. Amouyal and G. Schmitz: Atom probe tomography — A cornerstone in materials characterization. MRS Bulletin 41 (01), 13 (2016). DOI: 10.1557/mrs.2015.313
  26. A. Graff and Y. Amouyal: Effects of Lattice Defects and Niobium Doping on Thermoelectric Properties of Calcium Manganate Compounds for Energy Harvesting Applications. Elect. Mater. 45 (3), 1508 (2016). DOI: 10.1007/s11664-015-4089-6
  27. E. Joseph and Y. Amouyal: Enhancing thermoelectric performance of PbTe-based compounds by substituting elements: a first-principles study. J. Elect. Mater. 44 (6), 1460 (2015). DOI: 10.1007/s11664-014-3416-7
  28. E. Joseph and Y. Amouyal: Towards a predictive route for selection of doping elements for the thermoelectric compound PbTe from first-principles. J. Appl. Phys. 117 (17), 175102 (2015). DOI: 10.1063/1.4919425
  29. Y. Amouyal: Reducing Lattice Thermal Conductivity of the Thermoelectric Compound AgSbTe2 (P4/mmm) by Lanthanum Substitution: Computational and Experimental Approaches. J. Elect. Mater. 43 (10), 3772 (2014). DOI: 10.1007/s11664-014-3145-y
  30. A. Graff and Y. Amouyal: Reduced thermal conductivity in niobium-doped calcium-manganate compounds for thermoelectric applications. Appl. Phys. Lett. 105 (18), 181906 (2014). DOI: 10.1063/1.4901269
  31. Y. Amouyal. On the role of lanthanum substitution defects in reducing lattice thermal conductivity of the AgSbTe2 (P4/mmm) thermoelectric compound for energy conversion applications. Comp. Mater. Sci. 78, 98 (2013). DOI: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2013.05.027