Dr. Joseph Horvat

University of Wollongong, Australia

Associate Professor



1993 Ph.D., Monash University, Melbourne, Physics

Publications (Selected)

  1. W. K. Yeoh, J. Horvat, J. H. Kim, and S. X. Dou, “Improvement of vortex pinning in MgB2 by doping”, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. (NY), (2008), ISBN 978-1-60456-544-7.
  2. W. K. Yeoh, J. Horvat, S. X. Dou, “Vortex Pining in MgB2 Superconductor”, In Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Edited by H. S. Nalwa. American Scientific Publishers, California, 2011, Volume 25, pp. 183-199.
  3. D. Su, J. Horvat, P. Munroe, H. Ahn, A. R. Ranjbartoreh, G. X. Wang, “Polyhedral magnetite nanocrystals with multiple facets: facile synthesis, structural modelling, magnetic properties and application for high-capacity lithium storage” Chem. Eur. J. 18 (2012) 488-497.
  4. K. W. See,  X. Xu, J. Horvat, C. D. Cook, S. X. Dou, “Transport critical current of MgB2 wires: pulsed current of varying rate compared to direct current method”, Supercond. Sci. Technol. 24 (2011) 105009-p8.
  5. E. Constable, J. Horvat and R. A. Lewis, “Mechanisms of x-ray emission from peeling adhesive tape”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97 (2010) 131502-1-3.
  6. M. Mustapic, D. Pajic, N. Novosel, E. Babic, K. Zadro, M. Cindric, J. Horvat, Z. Skoko, M. Bijelic, A. Shcherbakov, “Synthesis, structural characterization and magnetic properties of iron boride nanoparticles with or without silicon dioxide coating”,  Croat. Chem. Acta 83 (2010) 275-282.
  7. G. X. Wang, Hao Liu, J. Horvat, Bei Wang, S. Z. Qiao, Jinsoo Park and H. J. Ahn, “Highly Ordered Mesoporous Cobalt Oxide Nanostructures: Synthesis, Characterisation, Magnetic Properties, and Applications for Electrochemical Energy Devices”, Chemistry- A European Journal 16 (2010) 11020-11027.
  8. J. Horvat and R. A. Lewis, “Peeling adhesive tape emits electromagnetic radiation at terahertz frequencies”, Optics Letters 34 (2009) 2195-2197.
  9. G. X. Wang, X. Shen, J. Horvat, B. Wang, H. Liu, D. Wexler, J. Yao, “Hydrothermal Synthesis, Optical, Magnetic and Supercapacitance Properties of Nanoporous Cobalt Oxide Nanorods”, J. Phys. Chem. C 113 (2009) 4357-4361.
  10. J. Horvat, W. K. Yeoh, J. H. Kim and S. X. Dou, “Transport and magnetic critical current in superconducting MgB2 wires” Supercond. Sci. Technol. 21 (2008) 065003.
  11. G. X. Wang, X. L. Guo, J. Horvat, J. Park, “Facile synthesis and characterization of iron oxide semiconductor nanowires for gas sensing application” J. Phys. Chem C, 112 (2008) 15220.
  12. R Zeng,  L Lu, W. X Li, J. L Wang, , D. Q Shi, J. Horvat, S. X Dou, M. Bhatia, M. Sumption, E. W. Collings, J. M Yoo, M. Tomsic, M. Rindfleisch, “Excess Mg addition MgB2/Fe wires with enhanced critical current density”, J. Appl. Phys.103 (2008) 083911.
  13. X.L. Guo, G.X Wang, X.G. Kong, D. Wexler, J. Horvat, J. Yang, and J. Park, “Flutelike Porous Hematite Nanorods and Branched Nanostructures: Synthesis, Characterization, and Application for Gas-sensing”, Chemistry - A European Journal 14 (2008) 5996-6002.
  14. R.Zeng, L.Lu, J. L.Wang, J. Horvat, W. X.Li, D. Q. Shi, S. X. Dou, M.Tomsic, M.Rindfleisch, “Significant improvement in the critical current density of in situ MgB2 by excess Mg addition”, Supercond. Sci. Technol. 20 (2007) L43-L47.
  15. W. K. Yeoh, J. Horvat, J. H. Kim, X. Xu, and S. X. Dou, “Effect of processing temperature on high field critical current density and upper critical field of nanocarbon doped MgB2”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 90 (2007) 122502.

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