PUBLICATIONS

Øystein Prytz

Articles in scientific journals
Contributions to international conferences
Talks and presentations, contributions to national conferences
Theses
Other

Articles in scientific journals

[42] D. Birenis, Y. Ogawa, H. Matsunaga, O. Takakuwa, J. Yamabe, Ø. Prytz, and A. Thøgersen. Hydrogen-assisted crack propagation in α-iron during elasto-plastic fracture toughness tests. Materials Science and Engineering: A 756, 396 (2019). Full text.

[41] W. Zhan, A. Y. Kosinskiy, L. Vines, K. M. Johansen, P. A. Carvalho, and Ø. Prytz. ZnCr2O4 inclusions in ZnO matrix investigated by probe-corrected STEM-EELS. Materials 12, 888 (2019). Full text.

[40] X. Liu, T. Svendsen Bjørheim, L. Vines, Ø. Slagtern Fjellvåg, C. S. Granerød, Ø. Prytz, T. Yamamoto, H. Kageyama, T. Norby, and R. Haugsrud. Highly correlated hydride tracer diffusion in SrTiO3-xHx oxyhydrides. Journal of the American Chemical Society 141, 4653 (2019). Full text.

[39] C. S. Granerød, B. L. Aarseth, P. D. Nguyen, C. Bazioti, A. Azarov, B. G. Svensson, L. Vines, and Ø. Prytz. Structural and optical properties of individual Zn2GeO4 particles embedded in ZnO. Nanotechnology 30, 225702 (2019). Full text.

[38] T. N. Sky, K. M. Johansen, Y. K. Frodason, T. Aarholt, H. N. Riise, Ø. Prytz, B. G. Svensson, and L. Vines. Diffusion of Indium in Single Crystal Zinc Oxide: a Comparison between Group III Donors. Semiconductor Science and Technology 34, 025011 (2019). Full text.

[37] V. S. Olsen, C. Bazioti, A. Azarov, B. G. Svensson, A. Kuznetsov, Ø. Prytz, and L. Vines. Bandgap bowing in crystalline (ZnO)1−x(GaN)x thin films; influence of composition and structural properties. Semiconductor Science and Technology 34, 015001 (2019). Full text.

[36] C. S. Granerød, S. R. Bilden, T. Aarholt, Y. F. Yao, C. C. Yang, D. C. Look, L. Vines, K. M. Johansen, and Ø. Prytz. Direct observation of conduction band plasmons and the related Burstein-Moss shift in highly doped semiconductors: A STEM-EELS study of Ga-doped ZnO. Physical Review B 98, 115301 (2018). Full text.

[35] Y. Ogawa, D. Birenis, H. Matsunagad, O. Takakuwad, J. Yamabe, Ø. Prytz, and A. Thøgersen. The role of intergranular fracture on hydrogen-assisted fatigue crack propagation in pure iron at a low stress intensity range. Materials Science & Engineering A 733, 316 (2018). Full text.

[34] D. Birenis, Y. Ogawa, H. Matsunaga, O. Takakuwa, J. Yamabe, Ø. Prytz, and A. Thøgersen. Interpretation of hydrogen-assisted fatigue crack propagation in BCC iron based on dislocation structure evolution around the crack wake. Acta Materialia 156, 254 (2018). Full text.

[33] H. Hovde Sønsteby, T. Aarholt, Ø. Prytz, H. Fjellvåg, and O. Nilsen. First Complex Oxide Superconductor by Atomic Layer Deposition. Chemical Communications 54, 8253 (2018). Full text.

[32] I. J. T. Jensen, K. M. Johansen, W. Zhan, V. Venkatachalapathy, L. Brillson, A.Yu. Kuznetsov, and Ø. Prytz. Bandgap and band edge positions in compositionally graded ZnCdO. Journal of Applied Physics 124, 015302 (2018). Full text.

[31] A. Ulvestad, H. F. Andersen, I. J. T. Jensen, T. Mongstad, J. P. Mæhlen, Ø. Prytz, and M. Kirkengen. Substoichiometric Silicon Nitride - a High Stability and High Capacity Anode Material for Li-Ion Batteries. Scientific Reports 8, 8634 (2018). Full text.

[30] C. S. Granerød, A. Galeckas, K. M. H. Johansen, L. Vines, and Ø. Prytz. The temperature-dependency of the optical band gap of ZnO measured by electron energy-loss spectroscopy in a scanning transmission electron microscope. Journal of Applied Physics 123, 145111 (2018). Full text.

[29] W. Zhan, V. Venkatachalapathy, T. Aarholt, A. Yu. Kuznetsov, and Ø. Prytz. Band gap maps beyond the delocalization limit: correlation between optical band gaps and plasmon energies at the nanoscale. Scientific Reports 8, 848 (2018). Full text.

[28] C. Granerød, W. Zhan, and Ø. Prytz. Automated approaches for band gap mapping in STEM-EELS. Ultramicroscopy 184, 39 (2018). Full text.

[27] 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 7, 13315 (2017). Full text.

[26] Y. Ogawa, D. Birenis, H. Matsunaga, A. Thøgersen, Ø. Prytz, O. Takakuwa, and J. Yamabe. Multi-scale observation of hydrogen-induced, localized plastic deformation in fatigue-crack propagation in a pure iron. Scripta Materialia 140, 13 (2017). Full text.

[25] W. Zhan, C. Granerød, V. Venkatachalapathy, K. M. Johansen, I. J. T. Jensen, A. Yu. Kuznetsov, and Ø. Prytz. Nanoscale mapping of optical band gaps using monochromated Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy. Nanotechnology 28, 105703 (2017). Full text.

[24] A. Kosinskiy, O. B. Karlsen, M. H. Sørby, and Ø. Prytz. Ternary Phases (Heusler) in the System Ti-Co-Sn. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions E 3, 329 (2016). Full text.

[23] F. S. Hage, D. M. Kepaptsoglou, C. R. Seabourne, Q. M. Ramasse, A.J. Scott, Ø. Prytz, A. E. Gunnæs, and G. Helgesen. Dielectric response of pentagonal defects in multilayer graphene nano-cones. Nanoscale 14, 1833 (2014). Full text.

[22] F. S. Hage, Q. M. Ramasse, D. M. Kepaptsoglou, Ø. Prytz, A. E. Gunnæs, G. Helgesen, and R. Brydson. Topologically induced confinement of collective modes in multilayer graphene nanocones measured by momentum-resolved STEM-VEELS. Physical Review B 88, 155408 (2013). Full text.

[21] Ø. Prytz, E. Flage-Larsen, L. Gu, W. Sigle, P. A. van Aken, and J. Taftø. The charge-ordered spinel AlV2O4: High energy resolution EELS and computational studies. Physical Review B 85, 195112 (2012) Full text..

[20] E. Flage-Larsen and Ø. Prytz. The Lorenz function: scattering properties at optimum thermoelectric figure-of-merit. Applied Physics Letters 99, 202108 (2011). Full text.

[19] P. H. M. Böttger, S. Diplas, E. Flage-Larsen, Ø. Prytz, and T. G. Finstad. Electronic Structure of Thermoelectric Zn-Sb. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 23, 265502 (2011). Full text.

[18] O. M. Løvvik, P. Rauwel, and Ø. Prytz. Self-Diffusion in Zn4Sb3 from First-Principles Molecular Dynamics. Computational Materials Science 50, 2663 (2011). Full text.

[17] Ø. Prytz, E. Flage-Larsen, E. S. Toberer, G. J. Snyder, and J. Taftø. Reduction in lattice thermal conductivity from planar faults in the layered Zintl compound SrZnSb2. Journal of Applied Physics 109, 043509 (2011). Full text.

[16] K. M. Johansen, H. Haug, Ø. Prytz, P. T. Neuvonen, K. E. Knutsen, L. Vines, E. V. Monakhov, A. Yu. Kuznetsov, and B. G. Svensson. Li and OH-Li Complexes in Hydrothermally Grown Single-Crystalline ZnO. Journal of electronic materials 40, 429 (2011). Full text.

[15] E. Flage-Larsen, S. Diplas, Ø. Prytz, E. S. Toberer, and A. F. May. Valence band study of thermoelectric Zintl SrZn2Sb2 and YbZn2Sb2: X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy and density functional theory. Physical Review B 81, 205204 (2010). Full text.

[14] C. Kjølseth, H. Fjeld, Ø. Prytz, P. I. Dahl, C. Estournes, R. Haugsrud, and T. Norby. Space-charge theory applied to the grain boundary impedance of proton conducting BaZr0.9Y0.1O3-d. Solid State ionics 181(5-7), 268 (2010). Full text.

[13] E. Flage-Larsen, O. M. Løvvik, Ø. Prytz, and J. Taftø. Bond analysis of phosphorus skutterudites: elongated lanthanum electron buildup in LaFe4P12. Computational Materials Science 47(3), 752 (2010). Full text.

[12] Ø. Prytz and E. Flage-Larsen. The influence of exact exchange corrections in van der Waals layered narrow band gap black phosphorus. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 22, 015502 (2010). Full text.

[11] R. Sæterli, E. Flage-Larsen, Ø. Prytz, J. Taftø, K. Marthinsen, and R. Holmestad. Electron energy loss spectroscopy of the L2,3 edge of phosphorus skutterudites and comparison to electronic structure calculations. Physical Review B 80, 075109 (2009). Full text.

[10] Ø. Prytz, A. E. Gunnæs, O. B. Karlsen, T. H. Breivik, E. S. Toberer, G. J. Snyder, and J. Taftø. Nanoscale Zn inclusions in the phonon glass thermoelectric Zn4Sb3. Philosophical Magazine Letters 89, 362 (2009). Full text.

[9] Ø. Prytz, R. Sæterli, O. M. Løvvik, and J. Taftø. Comparison of the electronic structure of a thermoelectric skutterudite before and after adding rattlers: an electron energy loss study. Micron 39, 685 (2008). Full text.

[8] K. Mangersnes, O. M. Løvvik, and Ø. Prytz. New filled P-based skutterudites - promising materials for thermoelectricity? New Journal of Physics 10, 053004 (2008). Full text.

[7] S. Diplas, Ø. Prytz, O. B. Karlsen, J. F. Watts, and J. Taftø. A quantitative study of valence electron transfer in the skutterudite compound CoP3 by combining x-ray induced Auger and photoelectron spectroscopy. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 19, 246216 (2007). Full text.

[6] Ø. Prytz, J. Taftø, C. C. Ahn, and B. Fultz. Transition metal d-band occupancy in skutterudites studied by electron energy-loss spectroscopy. Physical Review B 75, 125109 (2007). Full text.

[5] A. Virnovskaia, S. Jørgensen, J. Hafizovic, Ø. Prytz, E. Kleimenov, M. Hävecker, H. Bluhm, A. Knop-Gericke, R. Schlögl, and U. Olsbye. In situ XPS investigation of Pt(Sn)/Mg(Al)O catalysts during ethane dehydrogenation experiments. Surface Science 601, pp. 30-43 (2007). Full text.

[4] Ø. Prytz, O. M. Løvvik, and J. Taftø. Comparison of theoretical and experimental dielectric functions: electron energy-loss spectroscopy and density-functional calculations on skutterudites. Physical Review B 74, 245109 (2006). Full text.

[3] U. Olsbye, A. Virnovskaia , Ø. Prytz, S. J. Tinnemans, and B. M. Weckhuysen. Mechanistic Insight in the Ethane Dehydrogenation reaction over Cr/Al2O3 catalysts. Catalysis Letters 103, pp. 143-148 (2005). Full text.

[2] O. Prytz and J. Tafto. Accurate determination of domain boundary orientation in LaNbO4. Acta Materialia 53, pp. 297-302 (2005). Full text.

[1] O. M. Løvvik and Ø. Prytz. Density-functional band-structure calculations for La-, Y-, and Sc-filled CoP3-based skutterudite structures. Physical Review B 70, 195119 (2004). Full text.

Contributions to international conferences

[8] Ø. Prytz, E. Flage-Larsen, and J. Taftø. Nanostructures in thermoelectric materials. Invited talk at the SCANDEM 2011 conference in Oulu, Finland, June 8 - 10, 2011.

[7] Ø. Prytz, E. S. Toberer, A. F. May, E. Flage-Larsen, G. J. Snyder, and J. Taftø. Transmission electron microscopy studies of nanostructures in SrZnSb2: reduced thermal conductivity through defect scattering. Poster presentation at the Materials Research Society meeting in Boston, Boston, USA, November 29 - December 3, 2010.

[6] Ø. Prytz, E. Flage-Larsen, L. Gu, W. Sigle, and J. Taftø. The charge-ordered spinel AlV2O4: EELS and DFT studies. Poster presentation at EDGE 2009, Banff, Canada, May 17 - 22, 2009.

[5] Ø. Prytz, A. E. Gunnæs, T. H. Breivik, E. S. Toberer, G. J. Snyder, and J. Taftø. Transmission Electron Microscopy Studies of Nanostructure in ß-Zn4Sb3. Oral presentation at the MS&T conference in Pittsburgh, USA, October 5 - 9, 2008.

[4] Ø. Prytz, R. Sæterli, R. Holmestad, and J. Taftø. Investigations of bonding in skutterudites by electron energy loss spectroscopy. Poster presentation at the Materials Research Society meeting in Boston, USA, November 26 - 30, 2007. Published in MRS Proceedings Volume 1044 (2008). Full text.

[3] Ø. Prytz. Bonding in skutterudites studied by Electron Energy-Loss Spectroscopy. Talk at the Workshop on the electronic structure and functionality of thermoelectric materials, Iceland, July 30 - August 1, 2007.

[2] Ø. Prytz, Ole M. Løvvik, and Johan Taftø. Experimental and theoretical studies of plasma resonance and the electronic structure of binary skutterudites. Oral presentation at the Materials Research Society meeting in Boston, USA, November 28 - December 2, 2005. Published in MRS Proceedings Volume 886 (2006). Full text.

[1] Ø. Prytz and J. Taftø. Accurate Determination of Orientation Relationships between Ferroelastic Domains: The Tetragonal to Monoclinic Transition in LaNbO4 as an Example. Oral presentation at the Materials Research Society meeting in Boston, USA, November 29 - December 3, 2004. Published in MRS Proceedings Volume 839 (2005). Full text.

Talks and presentations, contributions to national conferences

[5] Ø. Prytz, A. E. Gunnæs, T. H. Breivik, E. S. Toberer, G. J. Snyder, and J. Taftø. Nanostructured thermoelectric materials: reduction of thermal conductivity in Zn4Sb3. Presentation given at the Nanomat 2009 conference, Lillehammer, Norway, June 16 - 17, 2009.

[4] Ø. Prytz. The dielectric function, plasmon energy, and transition metal 3d occupancy of skutterudites studied by EELS. Presentation given at Brookhaven National Lab, October 26, 2006.

[3] Ø. Prytz. Transition metal d-band occupancy in skutterudites studied by electron energy-loss spectroscopy (EELS). Presentation given at Caltech, June 6, 2006.

[2] Ø. Prytz. EELS studies of binary skutterudites. Presentation given at Caltech, March 7, 2006.

[1] Ø. Prytz, E. Sørbrøden, T. Norby, and J. Taftø. Twin boundaries in LaNbO4. Poster prize winner. Proceedings of SCANDEM (2003), Oslo. Full text.

Theses

[2] Ø. Prytz. Electronic structure and bonding in thermoelectric skutterudites. Thesis submitted for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor. Department of Physics, University of Oslo, June 2007.

[1] Ø. Prytz. Phase separation, transformation and domain formation in LaNbO4 supersaturated with Sr; A TEM study. Master's thesis. Department of Physics, University of Oslo, May 2003.

Other

[24] F. S. Hage, Ø. Prytz, A. E. Gunnæs, and G. Helgesen. Bonding Character of Carbon Cones and Discs. Poster presentation at Microscopy & Microanalysis, Nashville, USA, August 7 - 11, 2011.

[23] E. Flage-Larsen, Ø. Prytz, and J. Taftø. Material-specific Lorenz numbers: Electronic and lattice part of the thermal conductivity. Oral presentation at EMRS Nice, France, May 9 - 13, 2011.

[22] P. M. H. Böttger, S. Diplas, E. Flage-Larsen, Ø. Prytz, and T. G. Finstad. Electronic structure of the thermoelectric Zn-Sb system. Oral presentation at ECT 2010 Como, Italy, September 22 - 24, 2010.

[21] O. M. Løvvik, E. Flage-Larsen, P. Rauwel, Ø. Prytz, and J. Taftø. Solubility and mobility of Zn in Zn4Sb3 - a combined computational and experimental study. Oral presentation at ECT 2010 in Como, Italy, September 22 - 24, 2010.

[20] F. Sydow Hage, G. Helgesen, A. E. Gunnæs, and Ø. Prytz. Graphitization of carbon nanocones and nanodiscs. Poster presentation at Scandem 2010, Stockholm, Sweden, June 8 - 10, 2010.

[19] G. Helgesen, K. D. Knudsen, A. T. Skjeltorp, M. Knaapila, J. P. Pinheiro, M. Bourgeaux, H. Heiberg-Andersen, A. E. Gunnaes, and Ø. Prytz. The Structure and Properties of Carbon Cones. Poster presentation at the Materials Research Society meeting in Boston, USA, November 30 - December 4, 2009.

[18] E. S. Toberer, A. F. May, E. Flage-Larsen, Espen, Ø. Prytz, and G. J. Snyder. High temperature transport in the layered Zintl compounds SrZnSb2 and SrZnBi2. Presentation given at the International Conference on Themoelectrics/European Conference on Thermoelectrics in Freiburg, Germany, July 26 - 30, 2009.

[17] P. H. M. Böttger, K. Valset, E. Flage-Larsen, Ø. Prytz, J. K. Bording, O. B. Karlsen, O. M. Løvvik, V. Hansen, T. G. Finstad, and J. Taftø. An overview of our basic and applied thermoelectric research activity. Presentation given at the annual scientific meeting of the Condensed matter and atomic physics division of the Norwegian Physical Society, Lillehammer, Norway, June 15, 2009.

[16] J. K. Bording, Ø. Prytz, V. Hansen, and J. Taftø. Improved thermoelectric materials through nanostructuring: implications for energy savings. Poster presentation at the Nanomat 2009 conference, Lillehammer, Norway, June 16 - 17, 2009.

[15] A. E. Gunnæs, Ø. Prytz, A. Olsen, G. Helgesen, and K. D. Knudsen. Structural study of C-cones and discs by use of analytical TEM. Poster presentation at Scandem 2009, Reykjavik, Iceland, June 8 - 10, 2009.

[14] R. Sæterli, E. Flage-Larsen, Ø. Prytz, J. Taftø, K. Marthinsen, and R. Holmestad. Electron energy loss near edge structure of phosphorus L2,3 edges in skutterudites. Poster presentation at EDGE 2009, Banff, Canada, May 17 - 22, 2009.

[13] C. Kjølseth, Ø. Prytz. P. I. Dahl, R. Haugsrud, and T. Norby. Non-linear Electrical Properties of Grain Boundaries in the Proton Conductor BaZr0.9Y0.1O3-delta. Oral presentation at SSPC, Kyoto, Japan, September 7 - 9, 2008.

[12] O. M. Løvvik, E. Flage-Larsen, Ø. Prytz, K. Mangersnes. Novel skutterudites for thermoelectricity from first-principles calculations. Poster at the International Conference on Thermoelectricity ICT2008, Corvallis, Oregon, USA, August 4, 2008.

[11] Ø. Prytz, A. E. Gunnæs, E. S. Toberer, G. J. Snyder, and J. Taftø. Transmission electron microscopy search for defects and disorder causing the low thermal conductivity of Zn4Sb3. Oral presentation at the European Conference on Thermoelectrics, Paris, July 2 - 4, 2008.

[10] R. Sæterli, Ø. Prytz, P. E. Vullum, K. Marthinsen, R. Holmestad, and J. Taftø. Convergent beam electron diffraction experiments on thermoelectric skutterudites. Poster presentation at the Materials Research Society meeting in Boston, USA, November 26 - 30, 2007.

[9] J. Taftø, Ø. Prytz, L. Wu, and Y. Zhu.Valence electron distribution studied by electron diffraction. Talk at the Workshop on the electronic structure and functionality of thermoelectric materials, Iceland, July 30 - August 1, 2007.

[8] R. Sæterli, Ø. Prytz, K. Marthinsen, R. Holmestad, and J. Taftø. EELS study of phosphorus L-edges of skutterudites. Talk at the Workshop on the electronic structure and functionality of thermoelectric materials, Iceland, July 30 - August 1, 2007.

[7] E. Flage-Larsen, Ø. Prytz, O. M. Løvvik, J. Taftø, Calculation of valence electron distribution and thermoelectric coefficients in skutterudies, Talk at the Workshop on the electronic structure and functionality of thermoelectric materials, Iceland, July 30 - August 01 2007.

[6] O. M. Løvvik, K. Mangersnes, Ø. Prytz, Optimization of thermoelectric materials with the skutterudite structure from first principles calculations, Poster at the national NANOMAT Conference, Bergen, June 4 - 9 2007.

[5] Ø. Prytz, E. Flage-Larsen, O. B. Karlsen, S. Diplas, T. G. Finstad, J. Taftø, O. M. Løvvik, K. Mangersnes, C. C. Ahn, L. Wu, and Y. Zhu. Electronic structure of thermoelectric skutterudites; combining spectroscopic techniques, precision electron diffraction and density functional theory. Oral presentation at national NANOMAT Conference, Bergen, June 4 - 9, 2007.

[4] E. Flage-Larsen, Ø. Prytz, O. M. Løvvik, L. Wu, Y. Zhu, J. Taftø, Bonding and valence electron distribution in thermoelectric skutterudites. Talk at the annual scientific meeting of the Condensed Matter and Atomic Physics division of the Norwegian Physical Society, Bergen, June 5 2007.

[3] R. Sæterli, Ø. Prytz, R. Holmestad, K. Marthinsen, and J. Taftø. The local electronic structure of phosphorus in skutterudites studied by electron energy-loss spectroscopy. Poster presentation at the annual scientific meeting of the Condensed matter and atomic physics division of the Norwegian Physical Society, Bergen, Norway, June 5, 2007.

[2] O. M. Løvvik, Ø. Prytz, and K. Mangersnes. DFT modeling of filled (Fe,Co)P3 skutterudites for thermoelectricity. Poster presentation at the APS meeting in Denver, USA, March 5 - 9, 2007.

[1] J. Taftø, Ø. Prytz, and O. M. Løvvik. Thermoelectric materials, with focus on the electronic structure of skutterudites. Oral presentation at the third national FUNMAT meeting in Trondheim, Norway, January 5 - 6, 2006.


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