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Associate Professor Mervin Naidoo

Position ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
QualificationsBScHons, PhD
Phone 0117176851
Email Mervin.Naidoo@wits.ac.za
Organisational Unit School of Physics

Ion Beam modification of materials. The enhancement of the optical, electrical and mechanical properties of materials by ion implantation.

Radiation damage in diamond caused by ion ion implantation as analysed by Raman Spectroscopy, Surface Brillouin Scattering and High resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy. The diamond-metal interface and the electronic properties of ion implanted diamond and nano-diamond.

Jazz Musician. 2 Albums released with band 'Absolute Zero' (Spirit and Ballad for Africa). And I try to play Golf.

Undergraduate teaching for PHYS1014 (engineering) and Physics 1001/6. Post graduate supervision of 4 PhD students.

Publications
T E Derry, E K Nshingabigwi, C M Levitt, J Neethling, S R Naidoo
Cross-section transmission electron microscopy of the ion implantation damage in annealed diamond.
ISBN: N/A, Journal: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B 267, 2705-2707
- Year: 2009
M Topic, S Nsengiyumva, R Bucher, S R Naidoo, T E Derry, C M Comrie, C Theron, D T Britton, and M Harting
Krypton induced surface modification of polycrystalline titanium
ISBN: N/A, Journal: Surface & Coatings Technology, Vol. 201, 5261-5267
- Year: 2007
M Harting, S Nsengiyumva, A T Raji, G Dollinger, P Sperr, S R Naidoo, T E Derry, C M Comrie and DT Britton
Near surface stress determination in Kr-implanted polycrystalline titanium by the X-ray sin^2 (phi) -method.
ISBN: N/A, Journal: Surface & Coatings Technology, Vol. 201, 8237-8241
- Year: 2007
G O Amolo, J D Comins, S R Naidoo, S H Connell, M J Witcomb and T E Derry
Effects of Ag and Au3 ion implantation of lithium niobate
ISBN: N/A, Journal: Nucl. Instr. and Meth. B. Vol. 250, 233-237
- Year: 2006
M Harting, D F Kanguwe, C M Comrie, S Nsengiyumva, SR Naidoo, T E Derry and DT Britton.
Vacancy and Krypton dynamics in Kr-implanted naturally oxidised aluminium
ISBN: N/A, Journal: Materials Science Forum. Vol. 445-446, 102-105
- Year: 2004
T Hauser, E Friedland and S R Naidoo
Study of diffusion behaviour of aluminium in silicon up to 900 oC by nuclear reaction analysis.
ISBN: N/A, Journal: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 161-163, 656-662
- Year: 2000
M Hayes, T Hauser, E Friedland, S J Thugwane, J B Malherbe and S R Naidoo
Range parameters of aluminium implants in medium and heavy mass metals
ISBN: N/A, Journal: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 161-163, 150-154
- Year: 2000
S R Naidoo and J F Prins
Electroluminescence from electron injection junctions created by carbon and phosphorus ion implantation.
ISBN: N/A, Journal: Diamond and Related materials, (8), 8, 1502-1507
- Year: 1999
R D Maclear, J E Butler, S H Connell, B P Doyle, I Z Machi, S R Naidoo and J P F Sellschop and E Fritsch
Quantitative trace hydrogen distributions in natural diamond using 3D-micro-ERDA microscopy.
ISBN: N/A, Journal: Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research B, 136-138, 579-582
- Year: 1998
H L Alberts, D S McLachlan, T Germishuyse, and M Naidoo
Superconductivity and antiferromagnetism in Cr-M o-Ru Alloys
ISBN: N/A, Journal: J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 3 , 1793-1800
- Year: 1991

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