• Qualifications :
    • Ph. D. (Surface and Interface Science), University of Surrey, U. K.,  1985.
    • M. Sc. (Nuclear and Elementary Particle Physics),  University of London, U. K.,  1977.
    • B. Sc. Hons (Physics), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 1976.
  • Specialisation :

    Materials Physics:

    • Solid State Ionics
    • Thin Films
    • Surface and Interface Science
  • Areas of Research :

    Solid State Ionics:

    • proton conducting ceramics
    • lithium ion conducting polymer and ceramics
  • Current Projects and Grants :

    UKM-ST-01-FRGS0056-2006: Kajian Sifat-sifat Elektrik Seramik Mengkondusi Ion Hidrogen Berasaskan Butiran Nanosaiz BaZrCeO3 Yang Disediakan Menerusi Kaedah Sol-Gel (Electrical properties of hydrogen ion conducting ceramics based on nanosize BaCeO3 powders prepared by sol-gel method). 01.07.2007-30.06.2009. MOHE. Ketua Projek.

    03-01-02-SF0211: Electrodeposition And Characterization Of Nanocrystalline Cuprous Oxide (Cu2O) Films For Photoelectrochemical Solar Cells. 01-12-2006-31-03-2009. Science Fund, MOSTI. Ketua Projek.

    03-01-02-SF0226: Carbon Based Composite Electrode From Pre-Carbonized Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunches For Electrochemical Supercapacitors. 01-12-2006 - 31-10-2008. Science Fund, MOSTI. Penyelidik Bersama.

    03-01-02-SF0423: Preparation And Characterization Of Solid Polymeric Electrolyte Of PEO-ZnO-LiClO4 , 01-08-2007 - 01-08-2009. Science Fund, MOSTI. Penyelidik Bersama.

    03-01-02-SF0538: Nanoparticles Subsituted Yttrium Iron Garnet For Magneto-Optic Application. 01-12-2008 - 30-11-2010. Science Fund, MOSTI. Penyelidik Bersama.

  • Selected Publications :

    Ibrahim Abu Talib, Nafisah Osman & Ramli Omar. 2002. The potential application of BaCe0.95Yb0.05O2.975 as the solid electrolyte of high temperature hydrogen sensor. Jour Solid State Science and Technology Letters, Vol 9, No. 1, 216-220.

    Mohd. Yusri Abd. Rahman, Muhamad Mat Salleh, Ibrahim Abu Talib & Muhammad Yahaya. 2002. Microstucture and phase structure of titanium dioxide films prepared by screen printing technique, Malaysian Journal of Science, 21A: 157-160.

    Mohd. Yusri Abd. Rahman, Muhammad Mat Salleh & Ibrahim Abu Talib. 2002. Thermal properties of polyvinylchloride (PVC) based solid polymeric electrolyte. Jurnal Fizik Malaysia 23 (1-4) 66-68.

    Elvaswer & Ibrahim Abu Talib. 2003. Investigation of protonic conduction in yttrium doped strontium cerium-zirconium oxide ceramic at high temperature. Jour Solid State Science and Technology Letters 10(1): 172-179.

    Nafisah Osman, Ibrahim Abu Talib and Ramli Omar. 2003. A study on ionic conductivity of BaCeZrO3 doped by Yb3+ using a.c. impedance spectroscopy at high temperature. Jour Solid State Science and Technology Letters 10(1): 16-22.

    M. Y. A. Rahman, M.M. Salleh & I.A. Talib & M. Yahaya. 2004. Effect of Ionic Conductivity of a PVC-LiClO4 Based Solid Polymeric Electrolyte on the Performance of Solar Cells of ITO/TiO2/PVC-LiClO4/Graphite. Journal of Power Sources 133: 293-297. 

    M. Y. Abd. Rahman, M.M. Salleh & I.A. Talib & M. Yahaya. 2004. The Effect of Annealing Temperature and Annealing Time on Surface Topography and Phase Structure of Titanium Dioxide Films Prepared by Screening Printing. Journal of The Institute of Materials Malaysia 5(1):61-68.

    Kamisah Mohamad Mahbor & Ibrahim Abu Talib, 2005, Electrochemical Studies of PVDF-HFP-Based Gel Electrolytes, Solid State Science and Technology 13: 111-118.

    M. Y. A. Rahman, M.M. Salleh & I.A. Talib & M. Yahaya. 2005. Effect of Surface Roughness of TiO2 Films on Short-Circuit Current Density of Photoelectrochemical Cell of ITO/TiO2/PVC-LiClO4/Graphite. Current Applied Physics 5: 599-602.

    M. Y. A. Rahman, M. M. Salleh & I. A. Talib and M. Yahaya. 2005. Solid State Photoelectrochemical Cells Utilising Graphite Thin Films Counter Electrode. Ionics 11: 1-6.

    N. Osman, M. A. Jani, I. A. Talib. 2006. Synthesis of Yb-doped Ba(Ce,Zr)O3 ceramic powders by sol-gel.  Ionics 12: 379-384.

    M. Y. A. Rahman, M. M. Salleh, I. A. Talib, M. Yahaya, A. Ahmad. 2007. Current transport mechanism and photovoltaic properties of photoelectrochemical cells of ITO/TiO2/PVC–LiClO4/graphite. Current Applied Physics 7: 446-449.

    M.Y.A.Rahman, M.M. Salleh, I.A. Talib & M.Yahaya. 2007. Light intensity and temperature dependence on the performance of photoelectrochemical cells of ITO/TiO2/PVC-LiClO4/graphite. Ionics 13: 241-244.

    R. Dewi, N.I. Baayah &  I.A. Talib. 2007. The effect of spin coating rate on the microstructure grain size, surface roughness and thickness of Sr0.4TiO3 thin film prepared by the sol-gel process. Materials Science-Poland 25: 657-662.

    Elvaswer, R. Omar & I. A. Talib. 2007. CO gas sensing properties of hetero-junction CuO(M)/ZnO (M=Al, Pd) sensor. Solid State Science and Technology 15(1): 162-190.

    N. Osman, I. A. Talib, H. A. Hamid & A. M. Jani. 2008. Characterization, electrical conduction and stability of Yb-doped barium cerate prepared by sol–gel method. Ionics 14(5): 407-413.

    Rahmi Dewi, Noor Baa’yah Ibrahim & Ibrahim Abu Talib. 2008. Kesan Suhu Sepuh Lindap ke atas Mikrostruktur, Morfologi Permukaan dan Komposisi Filem Nipis Ba0.5Sr0.5TiO3 yang disediakan dengan Kaedah Sol Gel. Sains Malaysiana 37(1): 85-88. 

    D.S. Che Halim, I.A. Talib, A.R. Daud, M.A.A. Hamid. 2008. Characterization Of Cuprous Oxide Thin Films On n-Si Substrate Prepared By Sol-Gel Spin Coating. Solid State Science and Technology 16(1): 232-237.

    N. Osman, I. A. Talib, H. A. Hamid. 2008. Preparation and characterization of Yb-doped BaCeO3 prepared by Pechini method. Solid State Science and Technology Letters 15(1): 62-67.

    Nafisah Osman, Ibrahim Abu Talib & Hamidi Abd. Hamid. 2009. Heat Treatment and Characterization of Yb Doped Barium Cerate Prepared Via Sol-Gel Technique. Sains Malaysiana 38(1): 103-107.


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