Advanced Materials

The Advanced Materials Division (AMD) is a dynamic and multi-disciplinary division that addresses the need for specific research into the end-use of metals in the manufacturing, fabrication and mining industries.

AMD Research Publications

The results of Mintek’s Advanced Materials research work are published in various journals and presented at local and international conferences. For further information on any of these publications, please contact us.

2011

  •  S.A. Hashmi, D. Riedel, M. Grundl, B. Wittel, A. Föll, J. Lubkoll, T. Traut, R. Hewer, F. Rominger, W. Frey, Wolfgang; J. Bats, Bio-Conjugates of Enantiomerically Pure Organopalladium Compounds my Metal-Assisted Positional Selective Transesterifications at Palladium Enolates, Chemistry, A European Journal, 17, 2011, 6407-6414
  • P.N. Fonteh, F.K. Keter, D. Meyer , New Bis(thiosemicarbazone) gold(III) complexes inhibit HIV replication at cytostatic concentrations: potential for incorporation into virostatic cocktails., Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 105, 2011, 1173-1180
  • Rafique Ul Islama; MJ Witcombb, MS Scurrell W Otterloc, E vd Lingen and K Mallick, Metal-Polymer Hybrid Material as a Catalyst for the Heck Coupling Reaction Under Phosphine Free Conditions., Synthetic Communications, (DOI: 10.1080/00397911.2010.519202), 2011,
  • Rafique Ul Islam, Michael Witcomb, Elma van der Lingen, Michael Scurrell, Willem Van Otterlo, Kaushik Mallick., In-situ synthesis of a palladium-polyaniline hybrid catalyst for a Suzuki coupling reaction, Journal of Organo-metallic Chemistry, 696, 2011, 2206-2210
  • Rafique Ul Islam, Michael  Witcomb, Michael Scurrell, Elma van der Lingen, Willem Van Otterlo, Kaushik Mallick, Conjugated polymer stabilized palladium nanoparticles as a versatile catalyst for Suzuki cross-coupling reactions for both aryl and heteroaryl bromide systems, Catalysis Science & Technology, 1, 2011, 308–315
  • Phumlani S. Mdluli, Ndabenhle M. Sosibo, Philani N. Mashazi, Tebello Nyokong, Robert T. Tshikhudo, Amanda Skepu and Elma van der Lingen, Selective Adsorption of PVP on The Surface of Silver Nanoparticles: A Molecular Dynamics Study, J of Molecular Structure, 1004, 2011, 131-137
  • PN Mashazi, T. Mugdza, NM Sosibo, PM Mdluli, LS Vilakazi, T Nyokong., The effect of carbon nanotubes on the electrocatalysis of hydrogen peroxide by metallo-phthalocyanines, Talanta, 85, 2011, 2202-2211
  • Frederik H. Kriel, Manuel A. Fernandes and Judy Coates, {μ-1,2-Bis[bis(4-methoxyphenyl)phosphanyl]-1,2-diethylhydrazine-κ2P:P}bis[chloridogold(I)] tetrahydrofuran disolvate, Acta Cryst. , E67, 2011, m1426
  • Frederik H. Kriel, Manuel A. Fernandes and Judy Coates, {μ-1,2-Bis[bis(4-methoxyphenyl)phosphanyl]-1,2-dimethylhydrazine-κ2P:P}bis[chloridogold(I)] tetrahydrofuran disolvate, Acta Cryst. , E67, 2011, m1163
  • F M L Mulaudzi, L A Cornish, G A Slabbert and M J Papo, A study of metal dusting on alloys 602CA and 800, SAIMM  ZrTa2011 NMDN Conference
  • F.H. Kriel,  M.A. Fernandes, J. Coates , [u1,2-Bis(diphenylphosphino)-1,2-diethylhydrazine-k2P:P’]bis[chloridogold(I)], Acta Crystallographica Section E, E67, 2011, m42
  • F.H. Kriel,  M.A. Fernandes, J. Coates , [μ-1,2-Bis(diphenylphosphanyl)-1,2-diethylhydrazine-κ2P:P]bis[chloridogold(I)] tetrahydrofuran disolvate, Acta Crystallographica Section E, E67, 2011, m155
  • F. Li, G. Pattrick, R. Moutloali, E. van der Lingen, Pyrolyzed carbon-supported Co-N4 electrocatalysts using hexamethylenetetramine as nitrogen source, RARE METALS, 30, 2011, 68-70
  • IA Mwamba and LH Chown, The Use of Titanium Hydride in Blending and Mechanical Alloying of Ti-Al Alloys, Light Metals Conference -SAIMM Journal, 111, 2011, 1-8

 

2010

  • F.H.Kriel, M.A. Fernandes, J.Coates, Poly[[m2-1,2-bis(diphenylphosphanyl)-1,2-diethylhydrozine]-m4-nitrato-m2-nitrator-silver(I)], Acta Crystallographica Section E, E66, 2010, m710
  • F.H.Kriel, M.A. Fernandes, J.Coates, 1,2-Bis(diphenylphosphino)-1,2-diethylhydrazine, Acta Crystallographica Section E, E66, 2010, o1270
  • J. McPherson, CATSA 2009 Conference – An update in heterogeneous catalysis from the Catalysis Society of South Africa, Platinum Metals Rev., 54(3), 2010, 147-151
  • E. Fourie, G. Pattrick & E. vd Lingen, Characterisation and synthesis of PtRu/C Catalysts for possible use in fuel cells, 2nd int. Workshop for young Material Scientists, Berlin, Germany,  , 2010,
  • J. Pillay, K.I. Ozoemena, R.T. Tshikhudo, R.M. Moutloali, Monolayer-Protected Clusters of Gold Nanoparticles: Impacts of Stabilizing Ligands on the Heterogeneous Elelctron Transfer Dynamics and Voltammetric Detection, Langmuir, 26(11), 2010, 9061-9068
  • R.A. Harris, E. van der Lingen, D.F. Paul, H.C. Swart and J.J. Terblans, Monte Carlo simulation and AES characterisation of phase formation in Pt-Al thin films, Surf.Interface Anal. , 42, 2010, 1180-1183
  • A.S.Adekunle, B.O.Agboola, J.Pillay, K.I. Ozoemena, Electrocatalytic detection of dopamine at single-walled carbon nanotubes-iron (III) oxide nanparticles platform, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 148, 2010, 93-102
  • B.O.Agboola, J.Pillay, K. Makgopa, K.I. Ozoemena, Electrocatalytic characterisation of mixed selfassembled films of water-soluble single walled carbon nanotube-poly(m-aminobenzenesulfonic acid) and iron(II) tetrasulfophthalocyanine, Journal of Electrochemical Society, 157(11), 2010, F159-F166
  • H. van der Walt, L. Chown, R. Harris, N. Sosibo, R. Tshikhudo, Fe3O4 and Fe3O4@Au Nanparticles: Synthesis and functionalisation for biomolecular attachment, World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 67 (July 2010), 2010, 1859
  • H. van der Walt, L. Chown, Synthesis and characterisation of tween stbilised Fe3O4 and Fe3O4@Au Nanoparticles, Proc of the Int Conf on Nanotechnology: Fundamentals and Applications, Aug 2010; Paper No 216, 2010, 261-1 to 261-8
  • R.A. Harris, E. van der Lingen, D.F. Paul, H.C. Swart and J.J. Terblans, Monte Carlo simulation of Pt-Al thin film diffusion, Light Metals Conference – SAIMM, -, 2010, 80-88
  • Philani Mashazi,  Tebello Nyokong, Electrocatalytic studies of covalently immobilized metal tetra-amino phthalocyanines onto derivatized screen-printed gold electrodes, Microchim Acta , 171, 2010, 321-332
  • RU Islam, MJ Witcomb, MS Scurrell, W Van Otterlo, K Mallick, In situ synthesis of a Pd–poly (1,8-diaminonaphthalene) nanocomposite: An efficient catalyst for Heck reactions under phosphine-free conditions, Catalysis Communications , 12, 2010, 116-121
  • K Mallick, M Witcomb, M Scurrell, A Strydom, Paramagnetic polyaniline nanospheres, Chemical Physics Letters , 494, 2010, 232-236
  • K Mallick, M Witcomb, R Erasmus, A Strydom, Electrical and Optical Properties of Polyaniline with a Weblike Morphology, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 116, 2010, 1587–1592
  • K. Mallick, M. Coyanis, M. Witcomb, R. Erasmus, A. Strydom, In-situ Generation of Paramagnetism during Polymerization, NSTI Conference, USA,  , 2010,
  • P.M.Shumbula, M.J. Moloto, R.T. Tshikhudo, M. Fernandes, Dichloro(bis[diphenylthiourea])cadmium Complex as a Precursor for HAD-capped CdS Nanoparticles and Their Solubility in Water, SAJS, 106 (7/8), 2010, 1-7
  • JL. Brennan, AG. Kanaras, P Nativo, TR Tshikhudo, C Rees, L C Fernandez, N Dirvianskyte, V Razumas, M Skjøt, A Svendsen, CI Jørgensen, R Schweins, M Zackrisson, T Nylander, M Brust and J Barauskas, Enzymatic Activity of Lipase−Nanoparticle Conjugates and the Digestion of Lipid Liquid Crystalline Assemblies, Langmuir,  , 2010,
  • Philani Mashazi, Edith Antunes, Tebello Nyokong, Probing electrochemical and electrocatalytic properties of cobalt(II) and manganese(III) octakis(hexylthio) phthalocyanine as self-assembled monolayers, Journal of Porphyrins and Phthalocyanines, 14, 2010, 932 – 947
  • RU Islam, MJ Witcomb, E van der Lingen, MS Scurrell,W Van Otterlo, K Mallick, In-situ synthesis of a palladium-polyaniline hybrid catalyst for a Suzuki coupling reaction, Journal of Organic Chemistry,  , 2010, 1-5
  • J Jonk, M du Toit & D Slabbert, Investigating the characteristics of hydrogen-induced cracking of forgings in H2S environments, Light Metals Conference – SAIMM,  , 2010, 1-14
  • M B Shongwe, B Odera, S Samal, A M Ukpong, A Watson, R Süss, L H Chown, G O Rading and L A Cornish, Assessment of microstructures in the development of Pt-based Superalloys, Light Metals Conference – SAIMM,  , 2010, 184-202
  • A M Ukpong, L A Cornish, R Süss and A Watson, Semi-Empirical study of the thermochemical properties of intermetallic phases in Nb-Pt and Nb-Ru systems, Light Metals Conference – SAIMM,  , 2010, 129-147
  • J.S. Moema; M.J. Papo, W.E. Stumpf and D. Slabbert, The Role of Retained Austenite on Performance of Grinding Media, TriboBr – 2010, Brazil,  , 2010,
  • LH. Chown, M. Smit and E vd Lingen, Structure & Corrosion Resistance of Ti-Fe-Pd Alloys, MSSA, 40, 2010, 55
  • FML Mulaudzi, LA Cornish & MJ Papo, Investigation of Industrial Metal dusting of Alloy 800., MSSA, 40, 2010, 45
  • Mwamba and R. Süss., Microstructural evolution of TiFe intermetallic compound with Alloying., MSSA, 40, 2010, 49
  • FK Odusote, LA Cornish, LH Chown and K Pruessner, Oxidation behaviour of a precipitation hardend Pt-based Superalloy…, MSSA, 40, 2010, 51
  • BO Odera, LA Cornish, R. Süss and GO Rading, A Study of AS-Cast Alloys of the Pt-Cr-V System, MSSA, 40, 2010, 52
  • Ashutosh S. Jogalekar, Frederik H. Kriel, Qi Shi, Ben Cornett, Daniel Cicero, and James P. Snyder, The Discodermolide Hairpin Structure Flows from Conformationally Stable Modular Motifs, J Med Chem , 53, 2010, 155-165
  • MQ Fish, R Hewer, CL Wallis, WDF Venter, WS Stevens & MA Papathanasopoulos, Natural polymorphisms of integrase amongst HIV-1 infected South African patients, AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses Journal. Submitted 2009/11/04, 26(4), 2010, 489-493
  • MC Raphulu, J McPherson, E vd Lingen, JA Anderson & MS Scurrel, Deactivation using Diffuse Reflectance Infrared Fourier Transform Spectroscopy (DRIFTSA), Gold Bulletin, 43(1), 2010, 20-27
  • Kaushik Mallick, Michael Witcomb, Rudolph Erasmus, André Strydom , Electrical and Optical Properties of Polyaniline with a Web-like Morphology., Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 116, 2010, 1587-1592
  • Philani Mashazi, Chamunorwa Togo, Janice Limson, Tebello Nyokong, Applications of polymerized metal tetra-amino phthalocyanines towards hydrogen peroxide detection., J. Porphyrins Phthalocyanines, 14, 2010, 1-12

 

2009

  • M.J. Nell, J.M. Wagener, J.R. Zeevart, E. Kilian, M.A. Mamo, M. Layh, M. Coyanis, C.E.J. van Rensburg, The anti-tumour properties and biodistribution (as determined by the radiolabeled equivalent) of potentially chemotherapeutic Au-compounds, J Applied Radiation & Isotope, 67, 2009, 1370-1376
  • R Hewer, M Coyanis, T Traut, M Mphahlele, J Coates & E vd Lingen, Investigating the biomedical applications of gold, SAIMM World Gold Conference, -, 2009, 253-257
  • R. Hewer, T. Traut, J. Coates, B. Williams, Predicted Models of Resistance and Hypersensitivity Conferred by Natural Polymorphisms of HIV-1 Integrase, Antiviral Research
    22nd ICAR Program and Abstracts, A24, 2009, 82
  • R.J. Bowen, J. Coates (née Caddy), E.M. Coyanis, D. Defayay, M.A. Fernandes, M. Layh, R.M. Moutloali, Synthesis and structures of copper and gold complexes of the P,N ligands RN=C(But)C(H)RPPh2 (R = SiMe3, H), Inorg. Chim. Acta, 362, 2009, 3172-3180
  • Aluha JL., Pattrick G., and van der Lingen E.,, Palladium-based catalysts with improved sulphur tolerance for diesel-engine exhaust systems, Topics in Catalysis, 52 (13), 2009, 1977-1982
  • D. T. Thompson and J. McPherson, Selectivity of gold catalysts for applications of commercial interest, Catalysis Today, 52, 2009, 743-750
  • Elma vd Lingen & Richard Holliday, Creating new industrial markets for gold, SAIMM World Gold Conference, -, 2009, 241-246
  • J McPherson, D Thompson, G Pattrick, R Holliday, D Ramdayal, T Khumalo & E van der Lingen., Commercial opportunities for gold catalysts., SAIMM World Gold Conference,  , 2009, 259-264
  • J. McPherson, D.T. Thompson, Capabilities of AuroLITETM catalysts., Strem Chemiker, XXIV (1), 2009, 21-24
  • M Raphulu, J McPherson, G Pattrick, T Ntho, L Mokoena, J Moma, E van der Lingen, CO Oxidation: Deactivation of Au/TiO2 catalysts during storage, Gold Bulletin, 42(4), 2009, 328-336
  • S.M. Tembe, G. Pattrick, M.S. Scurrell, Acetic acid production by selective oxidation of ethanol using Au catalysts supported on various metal oxide, Gold Bulletin, 42(4), 2009, 321-327
  • Kaushik Mallick, Michael J. Witcomb, Andre M. Strydom, Charge transport property of one-dimensional gold-polyaniline composite networks.  , Physica Status Solidi (A), -, 2009, 04-Jan
  • Kaushik Mallick, Michael Witcomb, Rudolph Erasmus, André Strydom, Low temperature magnetic property of polymer encapsulated gold nanoparticles., Journal of Applied Physics, 106, 2009, 074303 (1-6)
  • Kaushik Mallick, Mike Witcomb, Mike S Scurrell, Andre Strydom , Optical, microscopic and low temperature electrical property of one dimensional gold-polyaniline composite networks., Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 42, 2009, 095409 (1-9)
  • RT Tshikhudo, P Mdluli, NM Sosibo, & E vd Lingen., Gold nanotechnology at Mintek.  , SAIMM World Gold Conference, -, 2009, 247-252
  • Mwamba, L.H. Chown, R. Süss, Development of platinum base-superalloy components via powder metallurgy. , Euro PM2009 Int. Conf. and Exibition. Denmark, -, 2009, 401-408
  • Mwamba, R. Süss, Characterisation of Pt-based superalloy compacts produced via mechanical alloying., MSSA 47th Conference – Durban, -, 2009, 57
  • A.Douglas, P. J. Hill, T. Murakumo, L. A. Cornish and R. Süss, The Platinum Development Initiative: Platinum-based alloys for high temperature and special applications: Part II, Platinum Metals Review, 53(2), 2009, 69-77
  • B.O. Odera, L.A. Cornish, R. Süss, G.O. Rading, A study of phases in as-cast alloys from the Pt-Al-V system at the Pt-rich corner, MSSA 47th Conference – Durban, -, 2009, 61
  • F.M.L. Mulaudzi, A study of t1, t2 and t3 ternary phases in the Pt-Cr-Nb system., MSSA 47th Conference – Durban, -, 2009, 55
  • JS Moema, MJ Papo, GA Slabbert & J Zimba, Grinding media quality assurance for the comminution of gold ores., SAIMM World Gold Conference, -, 2009, 27-33
  • L.A. Cornish, R. Süss, A. Douglas, L.H. Chown, L. Glaner, The Platinum Development Initiative: Platinum-based alloys for high temperature and special applications: Part I, Platinum Metals Review, 53(1), 2009,  2-10
  • LA Cornish, R Süss, L Chown, L Glaner, The Platinum Development Initiative: Platinum-based alloys for high temperature and special applications: Part III, Platinum Metals Review, 53 (3), 2009, 155-163
  • M.B. Shongwe, L.A. Cornish, R. Süss, Effect of misfit on the microstructure of Pt based superalloys, MSSA 47th Conference – Durban, -, 2009, 59
  • R Süss, A Watson, LA Cornish and DN Compton, Development of a database for the prediction of phases in Pt-Al-Cr-Ru alloys for high temperature and corrosive environments: Al-Cr-Ru, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 476 (1-2), 2009, 176-186
  • R Süss, LA Cornish and MJ Witcomb, Investigation of as-cast alloys in the PtAl-Cr System.  , Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 490, 2009, 124-144
  • R. Süss, W.Tswane, Pt-based coatings on Ni based superalloy CMSX-4., MSSA 47th Conference – Durban, -, 2009, 54
  • S. Samal, F.M.L. Mulaudzi, L.A. Cornish, The Pt-Cr-Nb-system around the Pt40:Cr20:Nb40 composition, MSSA 47th Conference – Durban, -, 2009, 58
  • T. Ndou, L.A. Cornish, L. Glaner, R. Süss, Solidification reactions in Cr-Ru alloys, MSSA 47th Conference – Durban, -, 2009, 56

 

2007

  • Caddy J, Hoffmanns U, Metzler-Nolte N. Introduction of Phosphine-Gold(I) Precursors into a Cys-modified Enkephalin Neuropeptide as Part of Solid Phase Peptide Synthesis. Z. Naturforsch. (2007), 62b, pp460 – 466.
  • Caddy J, Coyanis EM, Lemmerer A, Khanye SD, B. and Omondi B. Butyldiphenylphosphine oxide. Acta Cryst. (2007), E63, pp 1032–1033.
  • Caddy J, Coyanis EM, Khanye SD, Fernandes MA and Omondi B. cis-1,2-Bis(diphenylphosphino)ethylene Oxide. Acta Cryst. (2007), E63, pp 1387-1389.
  • Douglas A, Neethling JH, Santamarta R, Schryvers D, and Cornish LA. Unexpected Ordering Behaviour of Pt3Al Intermetallic Precipitates, J. Alloys Compounds 432 (2007) 96–102.
  • Fogel R, Mashazi PN, Nyokong T and Limson J. Critical Assessment of the Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation as an Analytical Tool for Biosensor Development and Fundamental Studies: Metallo phthalocyanine-Glucose Oxidase Bio-Composite Sensors. Biosensors Bioelectronics (2007), 23, pp. 95-101.
  • Khanye DS, Caddy J and Layh M. Gold(I) Phosphine Complexes Incorporating Alkyl Substituents with Ethane and Ethylene Backbones. Gold Bull., (2007), 40 (1), pp 45-51.
  • Mashazi PN, Westbroek P, Ozoemena KI and Nyokong T. Surface Chemistry and Electrocatalytic Behaviour of Tetra-Carboxy Substituted Iron, Cobalt and Manganese Phthalocyanine Monolayers on Gold Electrode. Electrochim. Acta (2007), 53, pp. 1858-1869.
  • Mohapatra P, Moma JA, Parida KM and Scurrell MS. Dramatic Promotion of Gold/titania for CO Oxidation by Sulphate Ions. Chem. Commun., (2007), pp 1044-1046.
  • Moma JA, Jordaan WA and Scurrell MS. Effects of Incorporation of Ions into Au/TiO2 Catalysts for Carbon Monoxide Oxidation Topic Catal., 44, (2007), pp. 167-172.
  • Traut T, Williams DBG, Hewer R and Caddy J. The Application of Synchrotron Radiation Techniques in the Development of Novel Gold-Based Anti-HIV Compound. Science@Synchrotron: Cape Town, February 2007.
  • Tshikhudo TR. Monolayer Protected Clusters (MPCs) of Gold and Silver: Preparation and Potential Bio-Analytical Applications. NanoAfrica Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 29 November, 2006 and Nanotrends Conference, Midrand, South Africa, 19-21 February, 2007.
  • Wagener JM, Zeevaart JR, Nell MJ, Killian E, Mamo MA, Layh M, Coyanis EM, van Rensburg CEJ. Determination of the Biodistribution of Au-Compounds (Intended as Potential Chemotherapeutics) by the Use of Radiolabelled Tracers, INORG 007: Club Mykonos, Western Cape, South Africa July 2007.
  • Williams DBG, Traut T, Kriel FH, and van Zyl WE. Bidentate Amino- and Iminophosphine Ligands in Mono- and Dinuclear Gold (I) Complexes: Synthesis, structures and AuCl Displacement by AuC6F5. Inorg. Chem. Comm. (2007), 10, pp 358-342.
  • Zeevaart JR, Wagener JM, Nell MJ, Kilian E, Mamo MA, Layh M, Coyanis M and Van Rensburg CEJ. Determination of the Biodistribution of Au-compounds (Intended as Potential Chemotherapeutics) by the Use of Radiolabelled Tracers – Imaging in Pre-clinical & Clinical Drug Development. Boston, USA, March 2007.

2006

  • Barkhuizen D, McPherson J and van der Lingen E. Catalysis of the CO Oxidation Reaction by Au/TiO2, Au/Al2O3 & Au/ZnO. Conference: Catalysis Society of South Africa 2006, Mossel Bay, November 14-20 2006.
  • Bowen RJ, Coyanis EM, Layh M, Meijboom R and Poole CB.Bis[bis(diphenylphosphino)ethane]rhodium(I) tetraphenylborate. Acta Cryst. (2006), E62, m101–m102.
  • Bowen RJ, Fernandes MA, Gitari PW and Layh M. Synthesis, structure and reactivity of alkyltris(2-pyridyl)phosphonium salts, Phosphorus, Sulfur and Silicon, 2006, 181, 1403-1418.
  • Caddy J, Hoffmanns U, and Metzler-Nolte N. Gold (I) Complexes of Cys-Enkephalin. GOLD2006: New Industrial Applications for Gold, Limerick, Ireland, 2-8 September 2006.
  • Caddy J. AuTEK Biomed – Finding Novel Biomedical Applications for Gold, COST D39 WG1 & WG3 Workshop, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 2007.
  • Claassens CH, Hoffman MJH, Swart HC and Terblans JJ. Kinetic Monte Carlo Simulation of Gold Nanoparticle Growth. GOLD2006: New Industrial Applications for Gold, Limerick, Ireland, 2-8 September 2006.
  • Claassens CH, Malherbe J and Van Rensburg N. Nucleation and Growth of Gold Nanoparticles on Graphite. GOLD2006: New Industrial Applications for Gold, Limerick, Ireland, 2-8 September 2006.
  • Claassens CH, Hoffman MJH, Swart HC, Terblans JJ, Malherbe J and Van Rensburg N. Experimental and Computational Investigation of Gold Nanoparticle Growth on Graphite. GOLD2006: New Industrial Applications for Gold, Limerick, Ireland, 2-8 September 2006.
  • Coetzee J, Gabrielli WF, Coetzee K, Cronje S and Raubenheimer HG. Crystallising gold(I), gold(II) and gold(III) with tetrahydrothiophene. OATA, August 2006, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Cornish LA, Süss R, Chown LH, Douglas A, Matema M, Glaner L and Williams G. New Pt-based Alloys for High Temperature Application in Aggressive Environments: The Next Stage. “Platinum Surges Ahead”, 2nd International Platinum Conference, Sun City, 8 – 12 October 2006. South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Symposium Series S45, pp 57-66.
  • Cornish LA, Süss R, Watson A and Prins SN. Building a Database for the Prediction of Phases in a Pt-based Superalloys. “Platinum Surges Ahead”, 2nd International Platinum Conference, Sun City, 8 – 12 October 2006. South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Symposium Series S45, pp 91-102.
  • Douglas A, Murakumo T, Cornish LA and Neethling JH. Crystal Structure Changes in Pt-based Superalloys During in-situ Heating, Microscopy Society of Southern Africa Conference, Volume 36, p. 8, Port Elizabeth, 28 November – 1st December (2006).
  • Gabrielli WF, Cronje S and Raubenheimer HG. The First Tetrazolylidene Complexes of gold(I). ICCC, Cape Town, South Africa, August 2006.
  • Gabrielli WF, Cronje S and Raubenheimer HG. Utilisation of Various Bonding Modes of N-rich Heterocycles in Gold(I) Chemistry. OATA, Cape Town, South Africa, August 2006.
  • Gabrielli WF, Cronje S, and Raubenheimer HG. Utilisation of Various Bonding Modes of N-rich Heterocycles in gold(I) Chemistry. GOLD2006: New Industrial Applications for Gold, Limerick, Ireland, September 2006.
  • Glaner, L. Cornish, LA and Joja B. The 1000 deg C Isothermal Section of the Ni-Pt-Ru Phase Diagram, Microscopy Society of Southern Africa Conference, Volume 36, p. 9, Port Elizabeth, 28 November – 1 December 2006.
  • Hewer R, Vorster J, Steffens FE, and Meyer D. 1H NMR-based Metabonomic Analysis for the Identification of Antiretroviral-Related Metabolic Disorders in HIV Positive / AIDS Patients. IUBMB, Kyoto, Japan, June 2006. Paper no. 5P-B-195,
  • Khanye DS, Caddy J, Layh M, Marques HM, and Fernandes MA. Gold(I) Phosphine Complexes Incorporating Alkyl Substituents with Ethane and Ethylene Backbones. GOLD2006: New Industrial Applications for Gold, Limerick, Ireland, 2-8 September 2006.
  • Kriel FH, Layh, M. Caddy J and Fernandes. M.A. Goud(I) Fosfien Komplekse met ‘n Hidrasien Brug. SAAWK (Suid Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns) Studentesimposium 2006, University of the North West, Potchefstroom, November 2006.
  • Kriel FH, Caddy J, Layh M, Marques HM and Fernades MA. Gold(I) Phosphine Complexes Incorporating a Hydrazine Bridge. GOLD2006: New Industrial Applications for Gold, Limerick, Ireland, 2-8 September 2006.
  • Kriel FH, Layh M, Caddy J, Fernandes MA. Gold(I) Phosphine complexes: Incorporating a dialkyl-hydrazine backbone, ISBOMC’06, Milan, Italy, July 2006
  • Maledi NB, Potgieter JH, Sephton M, Cornish LA, Chown LH and Süss R. Hot Corrosion Behaviour of Pt-alloys for Application in the Next Generation of Gas Turbines. “Platinum Surges Ahead”, 2nd International Platinum Conference, Sun City, 8 – 12 October 2006. South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Symposium Series S45, pp 81-90, (2006).
  • Mamo M, Bowen RJ, Caddy J, Fernandes M, Layh M, and Meijboom R. Synthesis and Characterisation of Dialkyl Tin Bis(diphenylphosphino)-Maleic Acid Adducts, the Molecular Structure of Two Polymorphs. J. Organometall. Chem. (2006), pp 691, 717.
  • McEwan JJ, Scott M and Goodwin FE. The Optimisation of Hexadecanethiol Coatings to Improve the Tarnish Resistance of Sterling Silver. South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 8th International Corrosion Conference, Saxonwold, Johannesburg, 14-15 November 2006.
  • McEwan JJ, Scott M and Goodwin FE. Coatings to Retard the Formation of Tarnish on Silver and Silver Alloys. South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 8th International Corrosion Conference, Saxonwold, Johannesburg, 14-15 November 2006.
  • Mpfunzeni R, Compton D and Van der Lingen E. The Synthesis and Characterization of Gold/polymer Composites. GOLD2006: New Industrial Applications for Gold, Limerick, Ireland, 2-8 September (2006).
  • Muwila A and Papo MJ. A More Corrosion Resistant Hercules(TM) Alloy. South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 8th International Corrosion Conference, Saxonwold, Johannesburg, 14-15 November 2006.
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