ד"ר יוסף גופר

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ד"ר יוסף גופר
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Title:          Ph. D., Senior Scientist.

Address:    Department of Chemistry

                           Bar - Ilan University

                  Ramat Gan, 5100

                  ISRAEL.

Phone:      (03)   531 8954  (Office)

                  (09)   749 4326   (Home)

 

Topics of Research:    

 

  1. The Electrochemistry of lithium and magnesium in polar aprotic media.
  2. Development of high energy density batteries based on lithium and magnesium anodes, and intercalation cathodes.
  3. Development of spectroscopic methods (ex situ) for sensitive electrochemical systems, such as XPS, AES, 27Al NMR, 25Mg NMR, Raman and FTIR.
  4. IBA techniques: RBS, ERDA, PIXE, PIGE, NRA.
  5. The Electrochemistry of noble metal electrodes and reactive metals in highly conductive polymer electrolytes.
  6. The intercalation of lithium and magnesium into carbon and other hosts.
  7. Platinum single crystal electrochemistry in regard to Direct Methanol fuel cells.
  8. Electrochemistry in conjunction to Ultra-High-Vacuum techniques such as XPS, AES, LEED, etc.
  9. In-situ Electrochemistry, UV-VIS spectroscopy and Quartz crystal microgravimetric measurements in nonaqueous solutions.
  10. The Electrochemistry of electronically conducting and redox polymers.
  11. The Electrochemistry of solid polymer and gel electrolytes for battery applications.
  12. The Electrochemistry of high energy density cathodes based on redox organosulfur polymers in polar organic media.
  13. Raman spectroscopy for organometallic compounds.
  14. Room-Temperature molten salts electrochemistry.
  15. Alternative Energy and Fuels

Education:

 

   B.Sc. (Cum Laude), Chemistry, Bar-Ilan  University, 1988.

 

   Ph.D. Chemistry, Bar-Ilan  University, 1993.             

   Major Field: Physical Chemistry.

  

   Ph.D. Dissertation: "Development of Electrolytic Media for High

   Energy Density Secondary Lithium Batteries"

 

Academic Work Experience:

   1988-1993:                Bar-Ilan University , Graduate studies.

 

    Teaching: 

   1.  Laboratory training in Kinetics for undergraduates.

   2.  Advanced laboratory training in Physical Chemistry.

 

    Research and Experience: 

Electrochemistry of nonaqueous systems; Active metals electrochemistry; application of ex situ spectroscopic techniques in electrochemistry including FTIR, SEM, and X-ray Microanalysis; Coating techniques, including Vapor and Sputtering deposition, Electro and Electroless Metal plating; Purification of Ultrahigh quality organic solvents.

 

   1994-1995:                Case Western Reserve University, Post Doc.

 

    Research and Experience: 

Electrochemistry of nonaqueous and ion-conductive polymer systems; Electrochemistry coupled to UHV systems; Active metals electrochemistry; application of ex situ and in situ spectroscopic techniques in electrochemistry including AES, XPS, LEED, NMR, and UV-VIS; Electrochemistry of  Platinum single crystal electrodes in acidic solutions; In situ electrochemistry and Quartz crystal microbalance measurements in nonaqueous solutions; Purification of Ultrahigh quality organic solvents and polymers for electrochemistry purposes .

 

   1995-1997:                The Johns Hopkins University, Research Associate.

 

    Teaching: 

   1.  Laboratory in Advanced Electrochemistry for undergraduates.

 

    Research and Experience: 

Electrochemistry of nonaqueous electrolytes, ionic-conductive polymers and polymer gel electrolytes; Electrochemistry of organic electronically conducting polymers for power sources applications and electrochromic devices; in situ electrochemistry and UV-VIS spectroscopy on conducting polymers; Studies of the electronic structure of conducting polymers in the doped and neutral states.

 

1998-2001:                 Bar – Ilan University, Research Associate.

2001-Jun 2004           Bar–Ilan University, Research Associate, CTO of the magnesium rechargeable battery project and XPS (X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy)  IC.

Jun 2004-present      Bar-Ilan University, Research Associate (Leader of the magnesium electrochemistry research team), XPS IC.

                                    Advisor for chemistry and chemical engineering. Privet.

    Teaching: 

  1. Chemistry and analysis of thin organic films
  2. Advanced Surface Analysis for Graduate Students.
  3. Introduction to Chemical Analysis for Material Scientists.

 

 

Honors and Activities

 

Keneset - The Israeli Parliament Distinguished Student Award, Bar-Ilan University, 1990.

 

Research and Teaching Assistantships, Bar-Ilan University (1988-1992).

 

Shechter Distinguished Student scholarship, Bar-Ilan University, 1989.

 

Dean List, Bar-Ilan University, 1989.

 

Woodworth scholarship, Distinguished Student scholarship, Bar-Ilan University, 1989.

 

AAMI/Space Labs Annual Meeting: “The Most Outstanding Research Manuscript Award”, Washington, D. C., 1997.

פירסומים

Journal Papers:

 

1.  "Correlation between cycling efficiency surface morphology and surface chemistry of lithium electrodes in a few important polar aprotic systems", D. Aurbach, Y. Gofer  and Y Langzam, J Electrochem Soc., 136, 3198 (1989).

 

2.  "The electrochemical behavior of LiClO4 - 1-3 Dioxolane solutions. Part I -

      Uncontaminated solutions", O. Youngman, Y. Gofer, A Meitav and D. Aurbach,

      Electrochimica Acta, 35, 625 (1990).

 

3.  "The behavior of Lithium electrodes in mixture of alkyl carbonates and ethers", D. Aurbach and Y. Gofer J. Electrochem Soc., 138, 3529 (1991).

 

4.  "The electrochemical behavior of calcium electrodes in a few organic electrolytes", D. Aurbach, R. Skaletsky and Y. Gofer, J. Electrochem Soc., 138, 3536 (1991).

 

5.  "1-3 Dioxolane-LiAsF6 electrolytes for secondary Li batteries", D. Aurbach, Y. Gofer       and M. Ben-Zion, J. Power Sources, 39, 163  (1992)

 

6.  "Surface chemistry of lithium in 1-3 dioxolane", D. Aurbach, Y. Ein Ely and

        Y. Gofer, Electrochimica Acta, 37, 1897 (1992).

 

7.  "The behavior of lithium electrodes in propylene and ethylene carbonate: The major factors that influence Li cycling efficiency", D. Aurbach, Y. Gofer, M. Ben-Zion and P. Aped, Journal Electroanal Chem.,339,451 (1992).

 

8. “Studies of Li anodes in the electrolyte system- 2-Me-THF / THF/ MeFuran/ LiAsF6”, D. Aurbach, Arie Zaban, Yosef Gofer, Oleg Abramson and Moshe Ben-Zion, J. Electrochem Soc., 142, 687 (1995).

 

9.  “The intercalation of Lithium into the basal plane of Highly Oriented Pyrolytic Graphite from a LiClO4 /Poly (Ethylene oxide ) solid polymer electrolyte”, Y. Gofer, R. Barbour, Y. Lou, D. Tryk, J. Jayne, G. Chottiner and D. A. Scherson, J. Phys Chem., 99, 31. 11779 (1995).

 

  1. “The Underpotential deposition of Lithium on Polycrystalline Gold from a LiClO4 /Poly (Ethylene oxide ) solid polymer electrolyte LiClO4 /Poly (Ethylene oxide ) solid polymer electrolyte”, Y. Gofer, R. Barbour, Y. Lou, D. Tryk, J. Jayne, G. Chottiner and D.A. Scherson, J. Phys Chem., 99, 30, 11741 (1995).

 

  1. “Recent studies of the lithium liquid electrolyte interface-electrochemical, morphological and spectral studies of a few important systems”, D. Aurbach, A. Zaban Y. Gofer, E. E, Yair, W. Idit, C. Orit and D. Aurbach  J. Power Sources 54, 76 (1995).

 

  1.  “Synthesis and characterization of fluoro-substituted polyphenylthiophenes for charge storage applications”, H. Sarker, Y. Gofer, J. G. Killian, T. O. Poehler and. P. C. Searson, Synt. Met., 88, 179 (1997).

 

13.  “The electrochemistry of fluorine-substituted polyphenylthiophenes for battery applications”, Y. Gofer, H. Sarker J. G. Killian, T. O. Poehler and. P. C. Searson, J. Electroanal. Chem., in press, (1997).

 

14.  “An all polymer charge storage device”, Y. Gofer, H. Sarker J. G. Killian, T. O. Poehler and P. C. Searson, Applied Physics Letters, 71, 3447 (1997).

 

15. “An all polymer battery”, Y. Gofer, H. Sarker J. G. Killian, T. O. Poehler and. P. C. Searson, Biomedical Insrumentation & Technology, 32, 33 (1998). 

 

16.  “The electrochemistry of nickel in a lithium-based solid polymer electrolyte in ultrahigh vacuum environments”, LF. Li, D. Totir, Y. Gofer, G. S. Chottiner and D. A. Scherson,  Electrochimica Acta 44, 949 (1998).

 

  1. “Synthesis and characterization of a series of fluorine-substituted phenylene-thienyl polymers for battery applications”, H. Sarker, Y. Gofer, J. G. Killian, T. O. Poehler and. P. C. Searson, Synt. Met., 97, 1 (1998).

 

  1.  “Lithium deposition on polycrystalline silver - A comparison between electrochemical and gas-phase environments”, LF. Li, D. Totir, Y. Gofer., K. L. Wang, G. S. Chottiner and D. A.  Scherson, J. Electrochem Soc., 146, 2626 (1999).

 

  1. Electrochemical synthesis and characterization of a series of fluoro-substituted phenylene-2-thienyl polymers”, J.G. Killian, Y. Gofer, H. Sarker, T. O. Poehler and. P. C. Searson, Chem Mater. 11, 1075 (1999).

 

  1. “Dilute graphite-sulfates intercalation stages studied by simultaneous application of cyclic voltammetry, probe-beam deflection, in-situ resistometry, and x-ray diffraction techniques”, M. D. Levi, E. Levi, Y. Gofer, D. Aurbach, E. Vieil, J. Serose, J. Phys. Chem. B 103: (9) 1499 (1999).

 

  1. “The electrochemical properties of a series of phenylene-thienyl polymers in tetramethylene sulfone based electrolytes” W. S. Schlindwein, Y. Gofer, H. Sarker, J.G. Killian,  T. O. Poehler and. P. C. Searson, J. Electroanal. Chem. 460, 46 (1999).

 

  1. “Simultaneous in-situ conductivity and cyclic voltammetry characterization of Li-ion intercalation into thin V2O5 films” Levi MD, Lu ZH, Gofer Y, et al. Journal Electroanal Chem.,479 (1): 12-20 (1999).

 

  1. “Lithium deposition on polycrystalline silver - A comparison between electrochemical and gas-phase environments” Li LF, Totir DA, Gofer Y, et al    J. Electrochem Soc., (7): 2616-2619 (1999).

 

  1. “Basic electroanalytical characterization of lithium insertion into thin, well-crystallized V2O5 films” Lu Z, Levi MD, Salitra G, et al, Journal Electroanal Chem.,491 (1-2): 211-221 (2000).

 

  1. “Sonochemical synthesis of nanocrystallites of ruthenium sulfide, RuS1.7” Jeevanandam P, Koltypin Y, Gofer Y, et al. J. Mater. Chem. 10 (12): 2769-2773 (2000).

 

  1. “Simultaneous voltammetric and in situ conductivity studies of n-doping of polythiophene films with tetraalkylammonium, alkali, and alkaline-earth cations” Levi MD, Gofer Y, Aurbach D, et al. J. Electrochem Soc., 147 (3): 1096-1104 (2000).

 

  1. “Prototype systems for rechargeable magnesium batteries” Aurbach D, Lu Z, Schechter A, et al.  NATURE 407 (6805) 724-727 (2000).

 

  1. “The study of surface phenomena related to electrochemical lithium intercalation into LixMOy host materials (M = Ni, Mn)” Aurbach D, Gamolsky K, Markovsky B, et al.  J. Electrochem Soc., 147 (4): 1322-1331 (2000).

 

  1.  “Spectroelectrochemical studies of magnesium deposition by in situ FTIR spectroscopy” Aurbach D, Turgeman R, Chusid O, et al., Electochem. Commun., 3 (5): 252-261 (2001).

 

  1. “Investigation of the electrochemical windows of aprotic alkali metal (Li,Na,K) salt solutions” Moshkovich M, Gofer Y, Aurbach D. J. Electrochem Soc., 148 (4): E155-E167 (2001).

 

  1. “Low-Energy Electron Diffraction, X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy, and CO-Temperature-Programmed Desorption Characterization of Bimetallic Ruthenium-Platinum Surfaces Prepared by Chemical Vapor Deposition” Lamouri, A, Gofer, Y, Luo, L, Chottiner, G. S and Scherson, D A, J. Phys. Chem. B, 105, (2001) 6172-6177

 

  1. “Studies of the interface between lithium electrodes and polymeric electrolyte systems using in situ FTIR spectroscopy” Chusid, O.; Gofer, Y.; Aurbach, D.; Watanabe, M.; Momma, T.; Osaka, T.  J. Power Sources  (2001),  97-98  632-636.

 

  1. “A comparison between the electrochemical behavior of reversible magnesium and lithium electrodes” Aurbach, D.; Gofer, Y.; Schechter, A.; Chusid, O.; Gizbar, H.; Cohen, Y.; Moshkovich, M.; Turgeman, R.  J. Power Sources  (2001),  97-98  269-273.

 

  1. “A short review on the comparison between Li battery systems and rechargeable magnesium battery technology” Aurbach, D.; Gofer, Y.; Lu, Z.; Schechter, A.; Chusid, O.; Gizbar, H.; Cohen, Y.; Ashkenazi, V.; Moshkovich, M.; Turgeman, R.; Levi, E.  J. Power Sources  (2001),  97-98  28-32.

 

  1. “A synopsis of recent attempts toward construction of rechargeable batteries utilizing conducting polymer cathodes and anodes” Levi, M. D.; Gofer, Y.; Aurbach, D.  Polymers for Advanced Technologies  (2002),  13(10-12),  697-713

 

  1. “The behavior of polypyrrole-coated electrodes in propylene carbonate solutions I. Characterization of PPy films by a combination of electroanalytical tools and XPS” Levi, M. D.; Lankri, Eli; Gofer, Y.; Aurbach, D.; Otero, T.   Journal of the Electrochemical Society  (2002),  149(6),  E204-E214. 

 

  1. “Cu2Mo6S8 Chevrel Phase, A Promising Cathode Material for New Rechargeable Mg Batteries: A Mechanically Induced Chemical Reaction.     Levi, Elena; Gofer, Yossi; Vestfreed, Yulia; Lancry, Eli; Aurbach, Doron.   Chemistry of Materials  (2002),  14(6),  2767-2773. 

 

  1. “On the use of vinylene carbonate (VC) as an additive to electrolyte solutions for Li-ion batteries” Aurbach, D.; Gamolsky, K.; Markovsky, B.; Gofer, Y.; Schmidt, M.; Heider, U. Electrochimica Acta  (2002),  47(9),  1423-1439.

 

 

  1. “Electrochemical Li-insertion processes into carbons produced by milling graphitic powders: the impact of the carbons' surface chemistry” Aurbach, D.; Markovsky, B.; Nimberger, A.; Levi, E.; Gofer, Y. Journal of the Electrochemical Society  (2002),  149(2),  A152-A161. 

 

  1. “Electrolyte solutions for rechargeable magnesium batteries based on organomagnesium chloroaluminate complexes” Aurbach, Doron; Gizbar, Haim; Schechter, Alex; Chusid, Orit; Gottlieb, Hugo E.; Gofer, Yossi; Goldberg, Israel. Journal of the Electrochemical Society  (2002),  149(2),  A115-A121. 

 

  1. “A Mesoporous Iron-Titanium Oxide Composite Prepared Sonochemically”     Perkas, N.; Palchik, O.; Brukental, I.; Nowik, I.; Gofer, Y.; Koltypin, Y.; Gedanken, A. Journal of Physical Chemistry B  (2003),  107(34),  8772-8778. 

 

  1. “Electroanalytical features of non-uniformly doped conducting poly-3-(3,4,5-trifluorophenyl)thiophene films” Levi, M. D.; Gofer, Y.; Cherkinsky, M.; Birsa, M. L.; Aurbach, D.; Berlin, A Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics  (2003),  5(13),  2886-2893.

 

  1. “A novel ultrasound-assisted approach to the synthesis of CdSe and CdS nanoparticles” Li, Hong-Liang; Zhu, Ying-Chun; Chen, Si-Guang; Palchik, Oleg; Xiong, Jin-Ping; Koltypin, Yuri; Gofer, Yosef; Gedanken, Aharon. Journal of Solid State Chemistry  (2003),  172(1),  102-110

 

  1. “Solid-state rechargeable magnesium batteries” Chusid, Orit; Gofer, Yosef; Gizbar, Haim; Vestfrid, Yulia; Levi, Elena; Aurbach, Doron; Riech, Israel.  Advanced Materials (2003),  15(7-8),  627-630

 

  1. “Non-aqueous magnesium electrochemistry and its application in secondary batteries” Aurbach, Doron; Weissman, Idit; Gofer, Yosef; Levi, Elena. Chemical Record  (2003),  3(1),  61-73.

 

  1. “LiPF3(CF2CF3)3: A Salt for Rechargeable Lithium Ion Batteries” Gnanaraj, J. S.; Levi, M. D.; Gofer, Y.; Aurbach, D.; Schmidt, M. Journal of the Electrochemical Society  (2003),  150(4),  A445-A454.

 

 

  1. “XPS Investigation of Surface Chemistry of Magnesium Electrodes in Contact with Organic Solutions of Organochloroaluminate Complex Salts” Gofer, Yossi; Turgeman, Rachel; Cohen, H.; Aurbach, Doron. Langmuir  (2003),  19(6),  2344-2348.

 

 

  1.  “EIS evidence for charge trapping in n-doped poly-3-(3,4,5-trifluorophenyl)thiophene”, Levi, M. D.; Gofer, Y.; Aurbach, D.; Berlin, A.     Electrochimica Acta  (2004),  49(3),  433-444.

 

  1. “Leaching Chemistry and the Performance of the Mo6S8 Cathodes in Rechargeable Mg Batteries” Lancry, Eli; Levi, Elena; Gofer, Yossi; Levi, Mikhael; Salitra, Gregory; Aurbach, Doron Chemistry of Materials (2004) 16, 2832-2838

 

 

  1. "Microelectrode studies of reversible Mg deposition in THF solutions containing complexes of alkylaluminum chlorides and dialkylmagnesium" Viestfrid, Yu.; Levi, M. D.; Gofer, Y.; Aurbach, D. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry  576(2),  183-195 (2005).

 

  1. "Study of Various ("Super Iron") MFeO4 Compounds in Li Salt Solutions as Potential Cathode Materials for Li Batteries" Koltypin, Maxim; Licht, Stuart; Nowik, Israel; Tel-Vered, Ran; Levi, Elena; Gofer, Yosef; Aurbach, Doron. Journal of the Electrochemical Society  153(1),  A32-A41, (2006).

 

  1. "The crystal structure of the inorganic surface films formed on Mg and Li intercalation compounds and the electrode performance" Levi, Elena; Lancry, Eli; Gofer, Yossi; Aurbach, Doron. Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry 10(3), 176-184,  (2006).

 

  1. "Improved Electrolyte Solutions for Rechargeable Magnesium Batteries" Gofer, Yosef; Chusid, Orit; Gizbar, Haim; Viestfrid, Yulia; Gottlieb, Hugo E.; Marks, Vered; Aurbach, Doron. Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters, 9(5), A257-A260 (2006).

 

 

  1. "Unusually high stability of a poly(alkylquaterthiophene-alt-oxadiazole) conjugated copolymer in its n and p-doped states" Levi, Mikhael D.; Fisyuk, Alexander S.; Demadrille, Renaud; Markevich, Elena; Gofer, Yossi; Aurbach, Doron; Pron, Adam. Chemical Communications, (31), 3299-3301 (2006).

 

  1. "On nonaqueous electrochemical behavior of titanium and Ti4+ compounds" By Aurbach, D.; Gofer, Yosef; Chusid, Orit; Eshel, Hila. Electrochimica Acta, 52(5), 2097-2101 (2006).

 

  1. "Sonochemical deposition of silver nanoparticles on wool fibers" Hadad, Liraz; Perkas, Nina; Gofer, Yosef; Calderon-Moreno, Jose; Ghule, Anil; Gedanken, Aharon. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 104(3), 1732-1737 (2007).

 

 

  1. "Structural Analysis of Electrolyte Solutions Comprising Magnesium-Aluminate Chloro-Organic Complexes by Raman Spectroscopy" Vestfried, Yulia; Chusid, Orit; Goffer, Yossi; Aped, Pinchas; Aurbach, Doron. Organometallics, 26(13), 3130-3137 (2007).

 

  1. "Following the Growth of Surface Films on Lithium and Their Thermal Behavior in Standard LiPF6 Solutions Using Differential Scanning Calorimetry" Larush, Liraz; Zinigrad, Ella; Goffer, Yossi; Aurbach, Doron Langmuir, 23(26), 12910-12914 (2007).

 

  1.  “Progress in nonaqueous magnesium electrochemistry” Amir, N.; Vestfrid, Y.; Chusid, O.; Gofer, Y.; Aurbach, D. Journal of Power Sources (2007), 174(2), 1234-1240.

 

  1. "A comparative study of electrodes comprising nanometric and submicron particles of LiNi0.50Mn0.50O2, LiNi0.33Mn0.33Co0.33O2, and LiNi0.40Mn0.40Co0.20O2 layered compounds" Martha, Surendra K.; Sclar, Hadar; Szmuk Framowitz, Zvi; Kovacheva, Daniela; Saliyski, Nikolay; Gofer, Yosef; Sharon, Pessia; Golik, Eran; Markovsky, Boris; Aurbach, Doron. Journal of Power Sources, 189(1), 248-255 (2009).

 

  1. "Methanation of Carbon Dioxide on Ni Catalysts on Mesoporous ZrO2 Doped with Rare Earth Oxides" Perkas, Nina; Amirian, Galina; Zhong, Ziyi; Teo, Jaclyn; Gofer, Yosef; Gedanken, Aharon. Catalysis Letters, accepted (2009).

 

 

  1. “ LiMnPO4 as an Advanced Cathode Material for Rechargeable Lithium Batteries”

Martha, S. K.; Markovsky, B.; Grinblat, J.; Gofer, Y.; Haik, O.; Zinigrad, E.; Aurbach, D.; Drezen, T.; Wang, D.; Deghenghi, G.; et al Journal of the Electrochemical Society (2009), 156(7), A541-A552.

 

  1. “On the way to rechargeable Mg batteries: the challenge of new cathode materials” Levi, E.; Gofer, Y.; Aurbach, D. Chemistry of Materials (2010), 22(3), 860-868.

 

“On the Electrochemical Behavior of Aluminum Electrodes in Nonaqueous Electrolyte Solutions of Lithium Salts” Markovsky, Boris; Amalraj, Francis; Gottlieb, Hugo E.; Gofer, Yossi; Martha, Surendra K.; Aurbach, Doron Journal of the Electrochemical Society (2010), 157(4), A423-A429.

 

  1. “On the Surface Chemistry of LiMO2 Cathode Materials (M=[MnNi] and [MnNiCo]): Electrochemical, Spectroscopic, and Calorimetric Studies” Haik, Ortal; Leifer, Nicole; Sclar, Hadar; Samuk-Fromovich, Zvi; Zinigrad, Ella; Markovsky, Boris; Larush, Liraz; Goffer, Yossi; Goobes, Gil; Aurbach, Doron Journal of the Electrochemical Society (2010), 157(10), A1099-A1107

 

  1. “On the Study of Electrolyte Solutions for Li-Ion Batteries That Can Work Over a Wide Temperature Range” Yaakov, David; Gofer, Yossi; Aurbach, Doron; Halalay, Ion C Journal of the Electrochemical Society (2010), 157(12), A1383-A1391.

 

  1. “Structure and spatial distribution of Ge nanocrystals subjected to fast neutron irradiation” Levy, S.; Shlimak, I.; Dressler, D. H.; Grinblat, J.; Gofer, Y.; Lu, T.; Ionov, A. N Condensed Matter (2010), 1-9, arXiv:1011.3908v1.

 

  1. “Structural Analysis of Electrolyte Solutions for Rechargeable Mg Batteries by Stereoscopic Means and DFT Calculations” Pour, Nir; Gofer, Yossi; Major, Dan T.; Aurbach, Doron Journal of the American Chemical Society (2011), 133(16), 6270-6278

 

  1. “Structure and spatial distribution of Ge nanocrystals subjected to fast neutron irradiation” Levy, Shai; Shlimak, Issai; Dressler, David H.; Grinblat, Judith; Gofer, Yossi; Lu, Tiecheng; Ionov, Alexander N. Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (2011), 1(1), 52-57

 

  1. “Effect of Fluoroethylene Carbonate (FEC) on the Performance and Surface Chemistry of Si-Nanowire Li-Ion Battery Anodes” Etacheri, Vinodkumar; Haik, Ortal; Goffer, Yossi; Roberts, Gregory A.; Stefan, Ionel C.; Fasching, Rainier; Aurbach, Doron Langmuir (2012), 28(1), 965-976

 

  1. “Exceptional Electrochemical Performance of Si-Nanowires in 1,3-Dioxolane Solutions: A Surface Chemical Investigation” Etacheri, Vinodkumar; Geiger, Uzi; Gofer, Yossi; Roberts, Gregory A.; Stefan, Ionel C.; Fasching, Rainier; Aurbach, Doron Langmuir (2012), 28(14), 6175-6184

 

  1. “Role of Catalyst Oxidation State in the Growth of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes” Teblum, Eti; Gofer, Yossi; Pint, Cary L.; Nessim, Gilbert D Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2012), 116(46), 24522-24528.

 

  1. “Multinuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and density function theory calculations for the identification of the equilibrium species in THF solutions of organometallic complexes suitable as electrolyte solutions for rechargeable Mg batteries” Pour, Nir; Gofer, Yossi; Major, Dan T.; Keinan-Adamsky, Keren; Gottlieb, Hugo E.; Aurbach, Doron Organometallics (2013), 32(11), 3165-3173.

 

  1. “Electrochemical and Spectroscopic Analysis of Mg2+ Intercalation into Thin Film Electrodes of Layered Oxides: V2O5 and MoO3” Gershinsky, Gregory; Yoo, Hyun Deog; Gofer, Yosef; Aurbach, Doron Langmuir (2013), 29(34), 10964-10972.

 

  1. “Mg rechargeable batteries: an on-going challenge” Yoo, Hyun Deog; Shterenberg, Ivgeni; Gofer, Yosef; Gershinsky, Gregory; Pour, Nir; Aurbach, Doron Energy & Environmental Science (2013), 6(8), 2265-2279.

 

  1. “A magnesium-activated carbon hybrid capacitor” Yoo, Hyun Deog; Shterenberg, Ivgeni; Gofer, Yosef; Doe, Robert E.; Fischer, Chris C.; Ceder, Gerd; Aurbach, Doron Journal of the Electrochemical Society (2014), 161(3), A410-A415.

 

  1. “The challenge of developing rechargeable magnesium batteries” Shterenberg, Ivgeni; Salama, Michael; Gofer, Yossi; Levi, Elena; Aurbach, Doron MRS Bulletin (2014), 39(5), 453-460.

 

  1. “The High Performance of Crystal Water Containing Manganese Birnessite Cathodes for Magnesium Batteries” Nam, Kwan Woo; Kim, Sangryun; Lee, Soyeon; Salama, Michael; Shterenberg, Ivgeni; Gofer, Yossi; Kim, Joo-Seong; Yang, Eunjeong; Park, Chan Sun; Kim, Ju-Sik; et al Nano Letters (2015), Ahead of Print

 

 

 

 

Book chapters:

 

  1. D. Aurbach and Gofer, Y., Ch. 6, “The electrochemical window of nonaqueous electrolytes, In “Nonaqueous Electrochemistry” Aurbach, Doron; Editor.    USA.    (1999),     602 pp.  Publisher: (Dekker,  New York, N. Y.)
  2. Multiple entries.  Electrochemical Dictionary Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg (2012) Bard, Allen J., Inzelt, György, Scholz, Fritz Editors ISBN 978-3-642-29551-5
  3. Gofer, Y.; Pour, N.; Aurbach, D “Electrolytic solutions for rechargeable magnesium batteries” Edited By:Scrosati, Bruno. “Lithium Batteries” (2013), 327-347

 

 

 

Papers and participation in symposia and international meetings:

 

 

 

  1. Proceedings of the National Meetings. of the Electrochemical Society, Seattle, extended abstracts pp. 53-54. D. Aurbach, Y. Gofer and E. Goren. (1991)

 

  1. Proceedings of the National Meetings. of the Electrochemical Society, Phoenix, Arizona, Oct. 91, extended abstracts pp. 66-7 (1991). D Aurbach and Y. Gofer.

 

  1. "The behavior of lithium electrodes in organic solvent mixtures", D. Aurbach and Y Gofer and E. Goren, Proceedings of the Symposium on Primary and Secondary lithium batteries (1990) The Electrochem. Soc., Vol. 91-3 (1991) pp. 247-61

 

  1. ."The stabilization and improvements of dioxolane solution for rechargeable lithium batteries" D. Aurbach and Y. Gofer, Proceedings of the Symposium of High Power, Ambient Temperature Li batteries PV 92-15 The Electrochem. Soc., (1992) pp. 145-156.

 

  1. “Simultaneous optical reflectivity and microgravimetric studies of lithium underpotential deposition on Au (111) from propylene carbonate electrolytes.” Y. Mo, Y. gofer, E. Hwang and D. A. Scherson. Reno, Nevada. May (1995).

 

  1. “Advanced techniques for the study of lithium intercalation into carbon materials.” Y. Gofer, D. Totir and D. A. Scherson. Presentation at “Workshop on carbon for Li-ion batteries and supercapacitors. Reno, Nevada. May (1995).

 

  1. “Electrochemistry in ultrahigh vacuum.” Y. Gofer, J. Jayne, R. Barbour, L. F. Li, G. Chottiner and D. A. Scherson . National Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Chicago, Il, Oct. (1995).

 

  1. “Electrochemical properties of poly(fluorophenylthiophenes).” Y. Gofer, Jeffrey G. Killian, Haripada Sarker, Theodore O. Pohler and Peter C. Searson. MRS 1996 Fall meeting, symposium D6, Boston, Massachusetts, Dec. 1996.

 

  1. “Electronic structure and morphology of a series of conducting polymers based on poly(fluorophenylthiophenes).” Jeffrey G. Killian, Y. Gofer, Haripada Sarker, Theodore O. Pohler and Peter C. searson. MRS 1996 Fall meeting, symposium D7, Boston, Massachusetts, Dec. 1996.

 

  1. “New strategies for the study of structure/activity relationships in methanol and oxygen electrocatalysis” A. Howells, Y. Gofer, A. Lamouri, T. Harris, G. Chottiner and D. A. Scherson,  Abstractsof papers of the Amarican Chemical Society Meeting, 212: 206-COLL, Part 1 AUG 25 (1996).

 

  1. “An all polymer battery”, Y. Gofer, H. Sarker J. G. Killian, J. Giaccai, T. O. Poehler and. P. C. Searson, Association for the Advancement of Medical Instumentation 32nd Annual meeting, Washington, D. C., June 1-11 (1997) ( Invited speaker).

 

 

תחומי מחקר

Electrochemistry of nonaqueous electrolytes, ionic-conductive polymers and polymer gel electrolytes; Electrochemistry of organic electronically conducting polymers for power sources applications and electrochromic devices; in situ electrochemistry and UV-VIS spectroscopy on conducting polymers; Studies of the electronic structure of conducting polymers in the doped and neutral states.

Research highlights.

1.  “Clean green batteries”, Justin Mullins,  New Scientist, Oct. 26 1996 p.24.

 

2.  “A plastic battery from Hopkins team.” Greg Schneider, Baltimore Sun, Business News, Nov. 12 1996 p. 1c.

 

3.  “An all plastic battery” The Best of What’s New Award, Popular Science, Dec. 1996 p.70.

 

  1. “Reaserchers charged up over all-plastic battery.”, CNN “SCI - TECH” news, Feb, Jul, 1997.

 

  1. “Rechargeable "Green" Battery” Scientific America. com, Kristin Leutwyler, News, October 12, 2000

 

 

פטנטים

  1. An electrochemical cell containing at least one electrode formulated from a fluorophenyl thiophene polymer”, Patent No. 5,733,683, 1998.

 

  1. Electrochemical storage cell containing at least one electrode formulated from a phenylene-thienyl based polymer” U.S. (2000), Application: US 97-961100  19971030. Cont.-in-part of U.S. 5,733,683.

 

  1.  “An electrochemical cell containing at least one electrode formulated from a fluorophenyl thiophene polymer”, Patent No. WO9819355A1 1998.

 

  1. Method for electrochemical conditioning polymeric electrodes.” PCT Int. Appl.  (2000),     77 pp.  CODEN: PIXXD2  WO  0041255  A1.

 

  1. Polyvinyl mercaptan redox material for cathodes in non-aqueous batteries” Gofer Yosef, Belostotskii Anatoly M., Aurbach Doron. (Bar-Ilan University, Israel)   US 6,403,255 June 11, 2002.

 

  1. "Redox material for cathodes in nonaqueous batteries" Gofer, Yosef; Belostotskii, Anatoly M.; Aurbach, Doron.  (Bar Ilan University, Israel). PCT Int. Appl.  (2001), 22 pp.Designated States W: AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BY, CA, CH, CN, CU, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, NO, NZ, PL, PT, RO, RU, SD, SE, SG, SI, SK, SL, TJ, TM, TR, TT, UA, UG, US, UZ, VN, YU, ZW, AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM.  Designated States RW: AT, BE, CH, CY, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE, TR, BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG.

 

  1. High energy, rechargeable, electrochemical cells with nonaqueous electrolytes” Aurbach Doron, Gofer Yosef, Schechter Alexander, Zhonghua Lu, Gizbar Chaim. (Bar-Ilan University, Israel).  US 6,316,141 November 13, 2001.
  2. "High-energy, rechargeable electrochemical cells" Aurbach Doron, Chasid Orit, Gofer Yossi, Gizbar Chaiim. (Bar-Ilan University, Israel).  US 6,713,212  June 1, 2001

 

  1. High-energy, rechargeable batteries with nonaqueous gel polymer electrolyte, an intercalation cathode, and a magnesium anode" Aurbach Doron, Chasid Orit, Gofer Yossi, Gizbar Chaiim.  (Bar-Ilan University, Israel). U.S. Pat. Appl. Publ.  (2001),     10 pp., Cont.-in-part of U.S. 6,316,141.

 

  1. "High-energy, rechargeable, electrochemical cells using nonaqueous electrolytes" Aurbach Doron, Gofer Yosef, Schechter Alexander, Zhonghua. Lu, Gizbar Chaim. (Bar-Ilan University, Israel) PCT Int. Appl. (2001), 23 pp.

 

  1.  "Method for electrochemical conditioning polymeric electrodes" Poehler, Theodore O.; Searson, Peter; Killian, Jeffrey G.; Sarker, Haripada; Giaccai, Jennifer; Gofer, Yosef; Schlindwein, Walkiria S. (USA). U.S. Pat. Appl. Publ.  (2003), 28 pp., Cont.-in-part of U.S. 6,120,940.  CODEN: USXXCO  US  2003143461  A1  20030731
  2. " Method for preparing chevrel phase materials"  Gofer Yossi, Aurbach Doron, Elena Levi, Lancri Eli, Chasid Orit, Gizbar Chaiim. (Bar-Ilan University, Israel). US patent application 60/558,626 Jun 2004.

 

  1. "High energy, rechargeable, electrochemical cells with improved nonaqueous electrolytes" Aurbach Doron, Chasid Orit, Gofer Yossi, Gizbar Chaiim. (Bar-Ilan University, Israel). US patent application. Jun 2004.

 

  1. "Rechargeable magnesium battery" Aurbach, Doron; Levi, Elena; Mitelman, Ariel; Lancry, Eli; Mizrahi, Oren; Gofer, Yosef; Chasid, Orit; Suresh, Gurukar Shivappa, U.S. Pat. Appl. Publ. (2008), US 2008182176 A1 20080731.

 

  1. “Non-aqueous electrolyte for rechargeable magnesium ion cell” Doe, Robert Ellis; Han, Ruoban; Gofer, Yossef; Aurbach, Doron; Pour, Nir; Sterenberg, Evgeny PCT Int. Appl. (2013), WO 2013096827 A1 20130627.