Year 2015 publications

Publications in scientific journals

1. K. Malnieks, G. Mezinskis, I. Pavlovska, L. Bidermanis, A.Pludons. Optical, photocatalytical and structural properties of TiO2-SiO2 sol-gel coatings on high content SiO2 enamel surface. Materials Science (Medžiagotyra). 21 (2015) 100-104.

2. A. Šutka, M. Timusk, V. Kisand, A. Šutka,  E. Dauksta. Fabrication of lead titanate PbTiO3 nanofiber mats via electrospinning. International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology 12 (2015) E117-E121.

3. G. Mezinskis, D. Milinkova, A. Pludons, L.Grase. Influence of substrate preparation method on the morphologies of TiO2 sol-gel derived coatings. Advanced Materials Research. 1117 (2015) 143-146.

4. L. Grase, G. Mezinskis, I.Vitina. Chemically treated submicron illite clays for product with improved strength. Advanced Materials Research. 1117 (2015) 152-155.

5. A.Šutka, S.Lagzdina, T.Käämbre, R.Pärna, V.Kisand, J.Kleperis, M.Maiorov, A. Kikas, I. Kuusik, D.Jakovlevs. Study of the structural phase transformation of iron oxide nanoparticles from an Fe2+ ion source by precipitation under various synthesis parameters and temperatures. Materials Chemistry and Physics. 149 (2015) 473-479.

6. Kiriloviča, I., Gulbe, L., Vītiņa, I., Igaune-Blumberga, S. Chemical Characterization of Lime-Based Binders in Historic Buildings of Latvia. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 2015, Vol.96, Iss.1, 012074.-012074.lpp. ISSN 1757-8981. e-ISSN 1757-899X. Pieejams: doi:10.1088/1757-899X/96/1/012074

7. Sedmale, G., Šteins, I., Zālīte, I., Mežinskis, G. Microstructure and properties of mullite-ZrO2 ceramics with silicon nitride additive prepared by spark plasma sintering. Ceramics International, 2015, šobrīd var atrast:, 1.-6.lpp.

8. Setina, J., Baronins, J., Sahmenko, G., Lagzdina, S., Shishkin, A. Pore distribution and water uptake in a cenosphere-cement paste composite material. IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 2015, 96, 1.-8.lpp. Pieejams: doi:10.1088/1757-899X/96/1/012011

9. Kosyak, V., Znamenshchykov, Y., Čerškus, A., Grase, L., Gnatenko, Y., Medvids, A., Opanasyuk, A., Mežinskis, G. Photoluminescence of CdZnTe Thick Films Obtained by Close-Spaced Vacuum Sublimation. Journal of Luminescence, 2015, Vol.171, 176.-182.lpp. ISSN 0022-2313. Pieejams: doi:10.1016/j.jlumin.2015.11.027

10. Šutka, A., Pärna, R., Käämbre, T., Kisand, V. Synthesis of P-Type and N-Type Nickel Ferrites and Associated Electrical Properties. Physica B: Condensed Matter, 2015, Vol.456, 232.-236.lpp. ISSN 0921-4526. Pieejams: doi:10.1016/j.physb.2014.09.013

11. Zaķe-Tiļuga, I., Švinka, V., Švinka, R., Grase, L. Thermal Shock Resistance of Porous Al2O3-Mullite Ceramics. Ceramics International, 2015, Vol.41, Iss.9, Part A, 11504.-11509.lpp. ISSN 0272-8842. Pieejams: doi:10.1016/j.ceramint.2015.05.116

12. Šutka, A., Šutka, A., Gaidukovs, S., Timusk, M., Grāvītis, J., Kukle, S. Enhanced Stability of PVA Electrospun Fibers in Water by Adding Cellulose Nanocrystals. Holzforschung, 2015, Vol.69, Iss.6, 737.-743.lpp. ISSN 1437-434X. e-ISSN 0018-3830. Pieejams: doi:10.1515/hf-2014-0277

13.  Šutka, A., Grāvītis, J., Kukle, S., Šutka, A., Timusk, M. Electrospinning of Poly(Vinyl Alcohol) Nanofiber Mats Reinforced by Lignocellulose Nanowhiskers. Soft Materials, 2015, Vol.13, Iss.1, 18.-23.lpp. ISSN 1539-445X. e-ISSN 1539-4468. Pieejams: doi:10.1080/1539445X.2014.995309

14. Sedmale, G., Šperberga, I., Žilinska, N., Šteins, I. Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS) to the Mullite-Zirconia Ceramics Development. Materials Science = Medžiagotyra, 2015, Vol.21, No.1, 96.-99.lpp. ISSN 1392-1320. e-ISSN 2029-7289. Pieejams: doi:10.5755/

15. Šperberga, I., Rundāns, M., Cimmers, A., Krāģe, L., Sidraba, I. Mechanical Properties of Materials Obtained via Alkaline Activation of Illite-Based Clays of Latvia. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 2015, Vol.602, Iss.1, 012007.-012007.lpp. ISSN 1742-6588. e-ISSN 1742-6596. Pieejams: doi:10.1088/1742-6596/602/1/012007

16. A. Sutka, M. Millers, M. Vanags, U. Joost, M. Maiorov, V. Kisand, R. Pärna,  I. Juhnevica (2015). Comparison of photocatalytic activity for different co-precipitated spinel ferrites, Research on Cemical Intermediates, Pieejams: doi:10.1007/s11164-015-1969-6.

17. M. Vanags, A. Šutka, J. Kleperis, P. Shipkovs (2015). Comparison of the electrochemical properties of hematite thin films prepared by spray pyrolysis and electrodeposition, Ceramics International, 41(9024–9029). Pieejams: doi:10.1016/j.ceramint.2015.03.272

18. M. Vahtrus, A. Šutka, S. Vlassov, A. Šutka, B. Polyakov , R. Saar, L. Dorogin, R. Lõhmus (2015). Mechanical characterization of TiO2 nanofibers produced by different electrospinning techniques, Materials Characterization, 100 (98-103). Pieejams: doi:10.1016/j.matchar.2014.12.019

19. A. Šutka, M. Millers, N. Döbelin, R. Pärna, M. Vanags, M. Maiorov, J. Kleperis, T. Käämbre, U. Joost, E. Nõmmiste, V. Kisand, Maris Knite (2015). Photocatalytic activity of anatase–nickel ferrite heterostructures, Physica Status Solidi A, 212 (796–803). Pieejams: 10.1002/pssa.201431681

20. S. Leinberg , V. Kisand, A. Šutka, K. Saal, R. Lõhmus, U. Joost, M. Timusk, E. Nõmmiste (2015). Switchable optical transmittance of TiO2 submicron-diameter wire suspension-based ‘‘smart window’’ device, Optical Materials, 46 (418–422).  Pieejams: doi:10.1016/j.optmat.2015.04.057

21. A. Šutka, M. Timusk, N. Döbelin, R. Pärna, M. Visnapuu, U. Joost, T. Käämbre, V. Kisand, K. Saal, M. Knite  (2015). A straightforward and "green" solvothermal synthesis of Al doped zinc oxide plasmonic nanocrystals and piezoresistive elastomer nanocomposite, RSC Advances, 5 (63846–63852). Pieejams: doi:10.1039/C5RA11910C

22. Andris Sutka, Martin Timusk, Martin Jarvekulg, Ardi Loot, Urmas Joost, Runno Lohmusa, Kristjan Saal, Counterintuitive increase in optical scattering efficiency during negentropic orientational transition in dilute ZnO nanowire suspensions, RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 104149 Pieejams: doi:10.1039/c5ra22448a

23. Berzins,A., Petrina,Z., Nikolajeva,V., Svinka,R., Svinka,V., Strikauska,S., Muter,O. Characteristics of a Ceramic Carrier after Wastewater Treatment Process in the Model Column Cascade with Ethanol Addition. The Open Biotechnology Journal, 2015, No.9,pp.76-84. Pieejams: doi: 10.2174/1874070701509010076

24. Riekstina, D.,Berzins, J., Krasta, T., Svinka, R., Skrypnik, O. Natural radioactivity in clay and building materials used in Latvia. Latvian Journal of Physics and Technical Sciences. Volume 52, Issue 3, 1 June 2015, 58-66.

25. Zake-Tiluga, I., Svinka, V., Svinka, R., Zierath, B., Greil, P., Fey, T.Thermal conductivity and microstructure characterisation of lightweight alumina and alumina-mullite ceramics. Journal of the European Ceramic Society. 28. 2015.  DOI: 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2015.12.026

26. Voznyi, A.,Kosyak, V., Opanasyuk, A., Tirkusova, N., Grase, L., Medvids, A., Mezinskis, G. Structural and electrical properties of SnS2 thin films. Materials Chemistry and Physics. 2015, DOI: 10.1016/j.matchemphys.2016.01.036


Promotion works

1. Zake-Tiluga, Ieva. The Effect of Mullite-Forming Additives on the Properties of Porous Alumina Ceramics. Riga: [RTU], 2015. 149 pp.

2. Ludmila Mahnicka-Goremikina.Influence of the Synthesis Conditions and Additives on the Properties and Structure of Porous High Temperature Ceramics. Riga: [RTU], 2015. 136 pp.


Full-text articles in conference theses collections

1. Setina, J., Baroninsh, J., Petrova, J., Juhnevica, I. Influence of cenospheres on properties of cement paste. No: 19. Internationale Baustfftagung IBAUSIL, Vācija, Weimar, 16.-18. septembris, 2015. Weimar Bundesrepublik Deutschland: F.A. Finger-Institut fur Baustoffkunde, 2015, 526.-542.lpp. ISBN 978-3-00-050225-5.