Faculty Profiles

Olivier Delaire
Associate Professor of Chemistry
144 Hudson Hall, Box 90300, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-5310



Ph.D., California Institute of Technology 2006

M.Sc., Pennsylvania State University 2000

Lanigan-Atkins, T., et al. “Extended anharmonic collapse of phonon dispersions in SnS and SnSe.” Nature Communications, vol. 11, no. 1, Springer Science and Business Media LLC, Dec. 2020. Crossref, doi:10.1038/s41467-020-18121-4. Full Text

Niedziela, J. L., et al. “Controlling phonon lifetimes via sublattice disordering in AgBiSe2.” Physical Review Materials, vol. 4, no. 10, Oct. 2020. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.4.105402. Full Text

Wang, J., et al. “Clathrate BaNi2P4: An Interplay of Heat and Charge Transport Due to Strong Host-Guest Interactions.” Chemistry of Materials, vol. 32, no. 18, Sept. 2020, pp. 7932–40. Scopus, doi:10.1021/acs.chemmater.0c02758. Full Text

Tan, Xing, et al. “High Thermoelectric Performance of AgSb1-xPbxSe2 Prepared by Fast Nonequilibrium Synthesis.Acs Applied Materials & Interfaces, vol. 12, no. 37, Sept. 2020, pp. 41333–41. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acsami.0c10508. Full Text

Ding, Jingxuan, et al. “Anharmonic lattice dynamics and superionic transition in AgCrSe2.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 117, no. 8, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Feb. 2020, pp. 3930–37. Crossref, doi:10.1073/pnas.1913916117. Full Text Open Access Copy

He, Xing, et al. “Anharmonic Eigenvectors and Acoustic Phonon Disappearance in Quantum Paraelectric SrTiO3.” Physical Review Letters, vol. 124, no. 14, American Physical Society (APS), 2020. Manual, doi:10.1103/physrevlett.124.145901. Full Text

Bansal, Dipanshu, et al. “Magnetically driven phonon instability enables the metal–insulator transition in h-FeS.” Nature Physics, Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020. Manual, doi:10.1038/s41567-020-0857-1. Full Text

Bansal, D., et al. “Lattice dynamics of the hybrid improper ferroelectrics (Ca,Sr)3Ti2 O7.” Physical Review B, vol. 100, no. 21, Dec. 2019. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.100.214304. Full Text

Neu, J., et al. “Orthorhombic to monoclinic phase transition in NbNiTe2.” Physical Review B, vol. 100, no. 14, Oct. 2019. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.100.144102. Full Text

Li, F., et al. “High-resolution phonon energy shift measurements with the inelastic neutron spin echo technique.” Journal of Applied Crystallography, vol. 52, no. 4, Aug. 2019, pp. 755–60. Scopus, doi:10.1107/S1600576719008008. Full Text


Muy, Sokseiha, et al. “Mobility and stability descriptors of lithium ion conductors based on lattice dynamics.” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 255, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2018.

Borreguero, J. M., et al. “Integrating advanced materials simulation techniques into an automated data analysis workflow at the spallation neutron source.” Tms Annual Meeting, 2014, pp. 297–308. Scopus, doi:10.1002/9781118889879.ch39. Full Text

Delaire, O., et al. “Entropy of the γ- α martensitic transformation in Fe 71Ni29.” Proceedings of an International Conference on Solid Solid Phase Transformations in Inorganic Materials 2005, vol. 2, 2005, pp. 75–80.

Delaire, O., et al. “Vibrational thermodynamics of vanadium and dilute vanadium alloys.” Proceedings of an International Conference on Solid Solid Phase Transformations in Inorganic Materials 2005, vol. 2, 2005, pp. 359–74.

Delaire, Olivier, et al. “Entropy of the gamma-alpha martensitic transformation in Fe71Ni29.” Solid Solid Phase Transformations in Inorganic Material 2005, Vol 2, edited by J. M. Howe et al., MINERALS, METALS & MATERIALS SOC, 2005, pp. 75–80.

Manley, M. E., et al. “The importance of high temperature electron-phonon coupling to the thermodynamic properties of Ce0.9Th0.1 and other f-electron bonded metals.” Actinides Basic Science, Applications and Technology, edited by L. Soderholm et al., vol. 802, MATERIALS RESEARCH SOCIETY, 2004, pp. 47–52.

Motta, A. T., et al. “Synchrotron radiation study of secondphase particles and alloying elements in zirconium alloys.” Astm Special Technical Publication, no. 1423, 2002, pp. 59–77. Scopus, doi:10.1520/stp11383s. Full Text

Delaire, Olivier. Final Technical Report - DOE Early Career award DE-SC0016166, "Quasiparticle Couplings in Transport of Heat, Charge, and Spin for Novel Energy Materials". Office of Scientific and Technical Information  (OSTI). Crossref, doi:10.2172/1594952. Full Text