Assoc. Prof. Dr.Rungnapa Tipakontitikul
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Assoc. Prof. Dr.Rungnapa Tipakontitikul
Department : ภาควิชาฟิสิกส์
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Associate Professor Dr. Rungnapa graduated with a bachelor degree in Physics from Khon Kaen University in 1998. Afterward, she received a master degree in Applied Physics from Chiang Mai University in 2001.  Then, she received a Ph.D. degree in Materials Science from Chiang Mai University, Thailand in 2006.

Research interest

Associate Professor Dr. Rungnapa became a full-time lecturer at the Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Ubon Ratchathani University and was promoted to be an Assistant Professor in 2008 to present.

Associate Professor Dr. Rungnapa’s research expertise is in the study of Advanced Ceramics and Glass-Ceramics which includes synthesis and characterization. She is currently working with Glass-Ceramics preparation to develop the functional glass for optical materials. She is (co)author of 37 international publications.

Award and honour
  • ·       รางวัลชมเชยภาพถ่ายด้วยเครื่อง Scanning Electron Microscopy (ชื่อภาพ HEXAGON) ในงาน The 26th Annual Conference of the Microscopy Society of Thailand (MST26), 28-30 January 2009, The Empress Hotel, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

    ·       รางวัลนักวิจัยรุ่นใหม่ คณะวิทยาศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยอุบลราชธานี ประจำปี 2551

  1. 1. Synthesis, Formation and Characterisation of Zirconium Titanate (ZT) Powders, S. Ananta, R. Tipakontitikul, T. Tunkasiri, Materials Letter, 57, 2637-2642 (2003)

     2. A modified two-stage mixed oxide synthetic route to lead zirconate titanate powders, R. Tipakontitikul and S. Ananta, Materials  Letter, 53 [3-4], 449 – 454 (2003)

     3.  Phase formation and transitions in the lead magnesium niobate-lead zirconate titanate system, R. Tipakontitikul, S. Ananta and R. Yimnirun, Current Applied Physics, 6, 307-311 (2006).

     4. Effect of Sintering Temperature on Densification and Dielectric Properties of Pb(Zr0.44Ti0.56)O3 Ceramics, Rungnapa Tipakontitikul, Supon Ananta and Rattikorn Yimnirun, International Journal of Modern Physics B, 20[17], 2415-2424 (2006).

     5. Investigation of Phase Formation and Transition of (1-x)PMN-xPT in Morphotropic Phase Boundary, A. Rittidech, L. Chaisangka, R. Tipakontitikul and T. Bongkarn, Ferroelectrics, 355, 77-83 (2007)

     6. Effect of MnO2 impurity in the PZT-PMN system ceramics for piezoelectric transformer, Y. Suwan, A. Niyompan, R. Tipakontitikul and P. Laoratanakul, Advanced Materials Research, 55-57 (2008) 189-192.

      7. Preparation of nano-crystalline boehmite as a gamma-alumina source for the productionof Na.beta-Al2O3 solid electrolyte, P. Pimsorn, R. Tipakontitikul, A. Niyompan, N. Kanchanarat and T. Tunkasiri, Advanced Materials Research, 55-57 (2008) 653-656.

     8. Formation of NaNbO3 crystals in dielectric glass and glass-ceramics of a Na2O-Nb2O5-Al2O3-SiO2 system, S. Thongsaeng, A. Niyompan, R. Tipakotitikul and K. Pengpat, Advanced Materials Research, 55-57 (2008) 229-232.

     9. Sintering behavior of the β²-alumina solid electrolyte for battery applications, A. Niyompan, K. Srisurat, R. Tipakontitikul, K. Pengpat and T. Tunkasiri, Advanced Materials Research, 55-57 (2008) 793-796.

     10. Formation of Nano-Sodium Niobate Crystals in Ferroelectric Glasses and Glass-Ceramics of the Na2O-Nb2O5-Al2O3-SiO2 System, A. Niyompan, K. Pengpat and R. Tipakontitikul, Ferroelectrics, 380 (2009) 160-168.

     11. Effects of MnO2 Addition on the Dielectric Behaviors of the PZT-PMN Ceramics, R. Tipakontitikul, Y. Suwan and A. Niyompan, Ferroelectrics, 381 (2009), 144-151.

     12. Improvement of Electromechanical Coupling Factor and Mechanical Quality Factor in PZT-PMN Ceramics by MnO2 Addition, Rungnapa Tipakontitikul, Amporn Kamonlert, Sukum Eitssayeam and Anuson Niyompan, Key of Engineering Materials 421-422 (2010), 381-384.

     13. Crystallization Behavior of Ferroelectric Glass-Ceramics of the Na2O-Nb2O5-Al2O3-SiO2 System Contained TiO2, A. Niyompan, K. Srisurat and R. Tipakontitikul, Key of Engineering Materials 421-422 (2010), 189-192.

    14. Ionic Conductivity of β"-alumina Solid Electrolyte Prepared by Liquid Phase Sintering Method, Kanita Srisurat, Anuson Niyompan and Rungnapa Tipakontitikul, Advanced Materials Research, 93-94 (2010), 513-516.

    15. The Effects of Al2O3 Source on Phase Formation, Crystallite Size and Microstructure of Na- β"-alumina Solid Electrolyte, W. Prachamon, A. Niyompan and R. Tipakontitikul, Advanced Materials Research ,  93-94 (2010), 272-275.

     16. Effect of Temperature and Dwell Time on Phase Formation and Microstructure of β"-alumina Solid Electrolyte, Amporn Kamonlert, Anuson Niyompan and Rungnapa Tipakontitikul, Advanced Materials Research, 93-94 (2010) ,157-160.

     17. Formation and dielectric properties of NaNbO3 phase in the ferroelectric glass-ceramic Na2O-Nb2O5-Al2O3-SiO2 system with addition of ZrO2, A. Niyompan and R. Tipakontitikul, Ferroelectrics (2010) 402, 175-183.

     18. Dielectric properties of Ferroelectric glass-ceramics of the Na2O-K2O-Nb2O5-Al2O3-SiO2 system with Partial substitution of K2O for Na2O, P. Kogputhon, A. Niyompan and R. Tipakontitikul, Ferroelectrics (2010) 403, 60-67. 

     19.  Effect of ZrO2 addition on crystallization and properties of the glass-ceramics contained NaNbO3 crystals, A. Kamonlert, A. Niyompan, R. Tipakontitikul, Current Applied Physics (2011), 11[3], S100-S105.

     20. Phase formation and dielectric properties of ferroelectric glass-ceramics in Na2O-BaO-Nb2O5-SiO2 system doped with Nd3+, O. Kalawa, R. Tipakontitikul, A. Niyompan, Journal of Electroceramics, DOI 10.1007/s10832-012-9733-4 (2012).

     21. Phase formation, microstructure and electrical properties of mica glass-ceramics containing Cr2O3 produced by heat treatment, Anuson Niyompan, Sarawut Phumas, Rungnapa Tipakontitikul, Tawee Tunkasiri, Ceramics International 39 (2013) S427-S431.

     22. Crystallization in Na2O–Nb2O5–Al2O3–SiO2 glass–ceramics system with partial replacement of SnO2 for Al2O3, Pornpis Kongputhon, Anuson Niyompan, Rungnapa Tipakontitikul. Journal of Crystal Growth 362 (2013), 116-120.

    23. Crystallization and Dielectric Properties of Ferroelectric Glass-Ceramics Containing Sodium Niobate Crystals, R. Tipakontitikul, A. Kamonlert and A. Niyompan. Ferroelectric 456 (2013) p21-30.

    24. The influence of Nd3+ addition on crystallization, microstructure and dielectric properties of 21K2O-16Nb2O5-5Al2O3-58SiO2 glass-ceramic, T. Sichumsaeng, R. Tipakontitikul and A. Niyompan. Ferroelectric 455 (2013) p142-154.

    25. Preparation of Lithium-Mica Glass-Ceramic Containing Cr2O3 as the Machinable Insulator, R. Tipakontitikul and A. Niyompan. Ferroelectric 453 (2013) p156-162.

    26. Crystallization Behavior and Dielectric Properties of Ferroelectric Glass-Ceramics Containing BNN and NN Crystals, Anuson Niyompan, Kanita Srisurat and Rungnapa Tipakontitikul. Ferroelectric 459 (2014) p172-187.

    27. The effect of Nd3+addition on crystallization behavior and related properties of the ferroelectric glass-ceramics Na2O-BaO-Nb2O5-SiO2 based composition, O. Kalawa, R. Tipakontitikul and A. Niyompan. Ferroelectric 459 (2014) p195-202.

     28. Effect of Europium Addition on Crystallization and Luminescent Properties of Calcium Stannates Ceramics Produced by Solid-States Reaction, Jintara Padchasri, Anuson Niyompan and Rungnapa Tipakontitikul, Procedia Engineering 94 (2014) p14-17.

     29. Phase formation, dielectric and magnetic properties of bismuth ferrite-lead magnesium niobate multiferroic composites, R. Wongmaneerung, J. Padchasri, R. Tipakontitikul, T. H. Laon, P. Jantaratana, R. Yimnirun and S. Ananta. Journal of Alloys and Compounds 608 (2014) p1-7.

     30. Dielectric investigation on ferroelectric glass-ceramics containing sodium niobate and barium niobium silicate crystals, Anuson Niyompan1*, Rungnapa Tipakontitikul1, Surasak Wanram2, Ferroelectrics, 488 (2015) 32-44.

     31. Crystallization and Optical Properties of Nd3+ Doped Ferroelectric Glass-Ceramics in the Barium Sodium Niobosilicate System, P. Boonsong1, R. Tipakontitikul1, N. Monmaturapoj2 and A. Niyompan1*, Ceramics International 41[1] (2015) S476-S480.

     32. Phase formation, Microstructure and Luminescence properties of calcium-magnesium-aluminosilicate based glass-ceramics with Eu3+ doping, W. Senanon1, R. Tipakontitikul1, A. Niyompan1*, Ceramics International 41[1] (2015) S421-S425.

    33. Dielectric investigation of ferroelectric glass-ceramics containing sodium niobate and barium niobium silicate crystals, Anuson Niyompan, Rungnapa Tipakontitikul and Surasak Wanram, Ferroelectrics 488(1) (2015) 32-44.

     34. Structure and phase formation behavior and dielectric and magnetic properties of lead iron tantalite-lead zirconate titanate multiferroic ceramics, R. Wongmaneerung, R. Tipakontitikul, P. Jantaratana, A. Bootchanont, J. Jutimoosik, R. Yimnirun and S. Ananta, Materials Research Bulletin 75 (2016) 91-99.

     35. Enhanced sinterability and electrical properties of Bi2O3-added Ba0.85Ca0.15Zr0.1Ti0.9O3 ceramics, Piyaporn Jaimeewong, Paitoon Boonsong, Piyalak Ngernchuklin, Rungnapa Tipakontitikul, Anuson Niyompan, Methee Promsawat and Anucha Watcharapasorn, Ferroelectrics 511 (2017) 1-6.

     36. Effect of surface treatment on the microstructure of ferroelectric glass-ceramics containing NN and BNN, R. Tipakontitikul and A. Niyompan, Materials Today: Proceedings 17 (2019) 1880-1886.

  2. 37. Effect of heat treatment temperature on microstructure and luminescence properties of alkaline earth aluminosilicate glass-ceramic doped with Eu3+, A. Niyompan, S. Nasok and R. Tipakontitikul, Materials Today: Proceedings 17 (2019) 1794-1799.