Dr Bonex Wakufwa Mwakikunga
Dr Bonex Wakufwa Mwakikunga
Principal Research Scientist at the CSIR Pretoria
Verified email at csir.co.za - Homepage
TitleCited byYear
Optical, thermal and structural characteristics of carbon nanoparticles embedded in ZnO and NiO as selective solar absorbers
G Katumba, L Olumekor, A Forbes, G Makiwa, B Mwakikunga, J Lu, ...
Solar energy materials and solar cells 92 (10), 1285-1292, 2008
1192008
FTIR and Raman Spectroscopy of Carbon Nanoparticles in SiO2, ZnO and NiO Matrices
G Katumba, BW Mwakikunga, TR Mothibinyane
Nanoscale research letters 3 (11), 421, 2008
772008
Shape-selective dependence of room temperature ferromagnetism induced by hierarchical ZnO nanostructures
DE Motaung, GH Mhlongo, SS Nkosi, GF Malgas, BW Mwakikunga, ...
ACS applied materials & interfaces 6 (12), 8981-8995, 2014
712014
Temperature-dependence on the structural, optical, and paramagnetic properties of ZnO nanostructures
GH Mhlongo, DE Motaung, SS Nkosi, HC Swart, GF Malgas, KT Hillie, ...
Applied Surface Science 293, 62-70, 2014
542014
Raman spectroscopy of WO3 nano‐wires and thermo‐chromism study of VO2 belts produced by ultrasonic spray and laser pyrolysis techniques
BW Mwakikunga, E Sideras‐Haddad, A Forbes, C Arendse
physica status solidi (a) 205 (1), 150-154, 2008
462008
VO2 nanostructures based chemiresistors for low power energy consumption hydrogen sensing
A Simo, B Mwakikunga, BT Sone, B Julies, R Madjoe, M Maaza
international journal of hydrogen energy 39 (15), 8147-8157, 2014
402014
Solar absorption and thermal emission properties of multiwall carbon nanotube/nickel oxide nanocomposite thin films synthesized by sol–gel process
KT Roro, N Tile, B Mwakikunga, B Yalisi, A Forbes
Materials Science and Engineering: B 177 (8), 581-587, 2012
362012
First synthesis of vanadium dioxide by ultrasonic nebula-spray pyrolysis
BW Mwakikunga, E Sideras-Haddad, M Maaza
Optical Materials 29 (5), 481-487, 2007
362007
Room temperature ferromagnetism and gas sensing in ZnO nanostructures: influence of intrinsic defects and Mn, Co, Cu doping
GH Mhlongo, K Shingange, ZP Tshabalala, BP Dhonge, FA Mahmoud, ...
Applied Surface Science 390, 804-815, 2016
342016
Defect-induced magnetism in undoped and Mn-doped wide band gap zinc oxide grown by aerosol spray pyrolysis
DE Motaung, I Kortidis, D Papadaki, SS Nkosi, GH Mhlongo, ...
Applied Surface Science 311, 14-26, 2014
342014
Photoluminescence and hydrogen gas-sensing properties of titanium dioxide nanostructures synthesized by hydrothermal treatments
LM Sikhwivhilu, S Mpelane, BW Mwakikunga, S Sinha Ray
ACS applied materials & interfaces 4 (3), 1656-1665, 2012
342012
Self Assembly and Properties of C:WO3 Nano-Platelets and C:VO2/V2O5 Triangular Capsules Produced by Laser Solution Photolysis
BW Mwakikunga, A Forbes, E Sideras-Haddad, M Scriba, E Manikandan
Nanoscale research letters 5 (2), 389, 2010
342010
Optimization, yield studies and morphology of WO 3 nano-wires synthesized by laser pyrolysis in C 2 H 2 and O 2 ambients—validation of a new growth mechanism
BW Mwakikunga, A Forbes, E Sideras-Haddad, C Arendse
Nanoscale research letters 3 (10), 372, 2008
342008
Structural and optical properties of ZnO nanostructures grown by aerosol spray pyrolysis: Candidates for room temperature methane and hydrogen gas sensing
DE Motaung, GH Mhlongo, I Kortidis, SS Nkosi, GF Malgas, ...
Applied Surface Science 279, 142-149, 2013
272013
WO3 nano-spheres into W18O49 one-dimensional nano-structures through thermal annealing
BW Mwakikunga, E Sideras-Haddad, C Arendse, MJ Witcomb, A Forbes
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology 9 (5), 3286-3294, 2009
272009
Nanocauliflower like structure of CdS thin film for solar cell photovoltaic applications: insitu tin doping by chemical bath deposition technique
KC Wilson, E Manikandan, MB Ahamed, BW Mwakikunga
Journal of Alloys and Compounds 585, 555-560, 2014
262014
A classification and ranking system on the H2 gas sensing capabilities of nanomaterials based on proposed coefficients of sensor performance and sensor efficiency equations
BW Mwakikunga, S Motshekga, L Sikhwivhilu, M Moodley, M Scriba, ...
Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 184, 170-178, 2013
262013
Progress in ultrasonic spray pyrolysis for condensed matter sciences developed from ultrasonic nebulization theories since michael faraday
BW Mwakikunga
Critical Reviews in Solid State and Materials Sciences 39 (1), 46-80, 2014
232014
From phonon confinement to phonon splitting in flat single nanostructures: A case of VO2@ V2O5 core–shell nano-ribbons
BW Mwakikunga, M Maaza, KT Hillie, CJ Arendse, T Malwela, ...
Vibrational Spectroscopy 61, 105-111, 2012
232012
Formation of tungsten oxide nanostructures by laser pyrolysis: stars, fibres and spheres
M Govender, L Shikwambana, BW Mwakikunga, E Sideras-Haddad, ...
Nanoscale research letters 6 (1), 166, 2011
232011
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