© 2015 Sarah E. Rich

Adewumi Isaac Popoola

RISE Degree(s) 

MSc & PhD in Physics from the University of the Witwatersrand

RISE Network(s) 

Lecturer, Department of Physics, Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Nigeria


A study of noble metal alloys

Selected Publications 

Popoola AI. 2017. Investigation of binary CoX (X = In, Si, Sb, Sn, Ga) half-Heusler alloys. Turkish J. Phys. 41(2):95–103

Popoola AI, Odusote AY, Ayo-Ojo OE. 2017. Stability and the electronic structure of XB2 (X = Pt, Ir, Pd, Rh, Os) diborides. Latv. J. Phys. Tech. Sci. 54(4):49–57

Adekoya MA, Oluyamo SS, Oluwasina OO, Popoola AI. 2017. Structural characterization and solid state properties of thermal insulating cellulose materials of different size classifications. BioResources 13(1):906–17

Odusote YA, Popoola AI. 2017. Thermodynamic and surface properties of CR-X, (X = Mo, Fe) liquid alloys. Am. J. Condens. Matter Phys. 7(3):57–66

Odusote YA, Popoola AI, Adedayo KD, Ogunjo ST. 2017. Thermodynamic properties of Al in ternary lead-free solder Al-Sn-Zn alloys. Mater. Sci. 35(3):583–93

Odusote YA, Popoola AI, Oluyamo SS. 2016. Bulk and surface properties of demixing liquid Al–Sn and Sn–Tl alloys. Appl. Phys. A 122(2):80

Popoola AI, Lowther JE. 2014. Computational study of platinum group superalloys. Int. J. Mod. Phys. B. 28(09):1450066

Popoola AI, Bello OR. 2014. The effects of aluminum or scandium on the toughness, density and phase stability of iridium, platinum, rhodium and palladium. Ife J. Sci. 16(1):99–105

Popoola AI, Oluyamo SS. 2014. Physical properties of some noble metal compounds from PAW-DFT calculations. J. Sci. Technol. 34(3):47–54

Popoola AI, Chown LH, Cornish LA. 2014. Theoretical investigations of Pt_3X (X= Al, Sc, Hf, Zr) ground state. Turkish J. Phys. 38(1):10–16

Popoola AI. 2014. Trends in the compressibility of X 3 Al (X= Pt, Os, Ru, Ir, Rh) compounds from 0–2000 K. Ife J. Sci. 16(1):19–22

Popoola AI, Ogunlade II. 2005. Development and construction of 220-volt, 2.5-horsepower liquid pump controller. Niger. J. Phys. 17(2):269–74

RISE Degree(s) Completed 
July 2013