Publications: Photovoltaic Solar Cell Diagnostic Techniques, Imaging and NDE

Photovoltaic Solar Cell Diagnostic Techniques, Imaging and NDE

  1. Study of Exciton Hopping Transport in PbS Colloidal Quantum Dot Thin Films Using Frequency- and Temperature-Scanned Photocarrier Radiometry
    L. Hu, A. Mandelis, A. Melnikov, X. Lan, S. Hoogland and E. H. Sargent, “Study of Exciton Hopping Transport in PbS Colloidal Quantum Dot Thin Films Using Frequency- and Temperature-Scanned Photocarrier Radiometry”, Int. J. Thermophys. 38 (7) (2017) DOI: 10.1007/s10765-016-2143 - PDF
  2. Temperature-and Ligand-Dependent Carrier Transport Dynamics in Photovoltaic PbS Colloidal Quantum Dot Thin Films Using Diffusion-Wave Methods
    L. Hu, A. Mandelis, Z.Y. Yang, X. Guo, X. Lan, M. Liu, G. Walters, A. Melnikov, and E. H. Sargent, “Temperature-and Ligand-Dependent Carrier Transport Dynamics in Photovoltaic PbS Colloidal Quantum Dot Thin Films Using Diffusion-Wave Methods” Solar Energy Materials Solar Cells 164,135 – 145 (February 2017) - PDF
  3. Quantitative Carrier Density Wave Imaging in Silicon Solar Cells Using Photocarrier Radiometry and Lock-in Carrierography
    Q. M. Sun, A. Melnikov, A. Mandelis “Quantitative Carrier Density Wave Imaging in Silicon Solar Cells Using Photocarrier Radiometry and Lock-in Carrierography”, Int. J. Thermophys. 37(45), 1-9 (April 2016) DOI: 10.1007/s10765-016-2054-0 - PDF
  4. Quantitative Analysis of Trap-State-Mediated Exciton Transport in Perovskite Shelled PbS Quantum Dot Thin films Using Photocarrier Diffusion-Wave Non-Destructive Evaluation and Imaging
    L. Hu, Z. Yang, A. Mandelis, A. Melnikov, X. Lan, G. Walters, S. Hoogland and E. H. Sargent, “Quantitative Analysis of Trap-State-Mediated Exciton Transport in Perovskite Shelled PbS Quantum Dot Thin films Using Photocarrier Diffusion-Wave Non-Destructive Evaluation and Imaging”, J. Phys. Chem. C 120, 14416 – 14427 (June 22, 2016). DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b04468 - PDF
  5. Quantitative Measurements of Exciton Hopping Transport Properties in Depleted-Heterojunction PbS Colloidal Quantum Dot Solar Cells from Temperature Dependent Current-Voltage Characteristics
    A. Mandelis, L. Hu and J. Wang, “Quantitative Measurements of Exciton Hopping Transport Properties in Depleted-Heterojunction PbS Colloidal Quantum Dot Solar Cells from Temperature Dependent Current-Voltage Characteristics”, Royal Soc. Chem. Advances 6, 93180–93194 (2016). - PDF
  6. Imbalanced Hole Mobility and Schottky Junction Induced Anomalous Current-Voltage Characteristics of Excitonic PbS Colloidal Quantum Dot Solar Cells
    L. Hu, A. Mandelis, X. Lan, A. Melnikov, S. Hoogland, and E. H.Sargent, “Imbalanced Hole Mobility and Schottky Junction Induced Anomalous Current-Voltage Characteristics of Excitonic PbS Colloidal Quantum Dot Solar Cells”, Solar Energy Materials Solar Cells 155, 155-165 (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2016.06.012 - PDF
  7. Non-Contact Determination of Local Efficiency of mc-Si Solar Cells Using Quantitative Lock-in Thermographic and Carrierographic (Photoluminescence) Imaging
    J-Y. Liu, A. Melnikov, and A. Mandelis, "Non-Contact Determination of Local Efficiency of mc-Si Solar Cells Using Quantitative Lock-in Thermographic and Carrierographic (Photoluminescence) Imaging", Int. J. Thermophys. 36 (5-6), 987-996 (May-June 2015) DOI 10.1007/s10765-014-1786-y - PDF
  8. Optoelectronic transport properties in amorphous/crystalline silicon solar cell heterojunctions using frequency-domain photocarrier radiometry: Multi-parameter measurement reliability and precision studies
    Y. Zhang, A. Melnikov, A. Mandelis, B. Halliop, N. P. Kherani and R. Zhu, "Optoelectronic transport properties in amorphous/crystalline silicon solar cell heterojunctions using frequency-domain photocarrier radiometry: Multi-parameter measurement reliability and precision studies", Rev. Sci.Instrum. 86, 033901 (8 pages) (March 2015). - PDF
  9. UV Laser Photocarrier Radiometry of c-Silicon with Surface Thin Hydrogenated Amorphous Si Film
    A. Melnikov, A. Mandelis, B. Halliop, and N.P. Kherani, "UV Laser Photocarrier Radiometry of c-Silicon with Surface Thin Hydrogenated Amorphous Si Film", Int. J. Thermophys. 36 (5-6), 1037-1044 (May-June 2015) DOI: DOI 10.1007/s10765-015-1835-1 - PDF
  10. Contactless measurement of electrical parameters and estimation of current-voltage characteristics of Si solar cells using the illumination intensity dependence of lock-in carrierography (photoluminescence) images
    J-Y Liu, A. Melnikov, and A. Mandelis, "Contactless measurement of electrical parameters and estimation of current-voltage characteristics of Si solar cells using the illumination intensity dependence of lock-in carrierography (photoluminescence) images", J. Appl. Phys. 114, 104509 (6 pages), (September 2013) - PDF
  11. Silicon solar cell electrical parameter measurements through quantitative lock-in carrierographic (photoluminescence) and thermographic imaging
    J-Y. Liu, A. Melnikov, and A. Mandelis, "Silicon solar cell electrical parameter measurements through quantitative lock-in carrierographic (photoluminescence) and thermographic imaging", Phys. Stat. Sol. A 210, No. 10, 2135 - 2145 (2013) / DOI 10.1002/pssa.201329206 - PDF
  12. Statistical theory and applications of lock-in carrierographic image pixel brightness dependence on multi-crystalline Si solar cell efficiency and photovoltage
    A. Mandelis, Y. Zhang and A. Melnikov, "Statistical theory and applications of lock-in carrierographic image pixel brightness dependence on multi-crystalline Si solar cell efficiency and photovoltage", J. Appl. Phys. 112, 054505 (1 – 13) (2012), doi: 10.1063/1.4749413. - PDF
  13. Infrared lock-in carrierography (Photocarrier radiometric imaging) of Si solar cells
    A. Melnikov, A. Mandelis, J. Tolev, P. Chen and S. Huq, "Infrared lock-in carrierography (Photocarrier radiometric imaging) of Si solar cells" (J. Appl. Phys. 107, 114513 (1 – 11), 2010. - PDF
  14. Lock-in and heterodyne carrierographic imaging characterization of industrial multicrystalline silicon solar cells
    A. Melnikov, P. Chen, Y. Zhang, and A. Mandelis, "Lock-in and heterodyne carrierographic imaging characterization of industrial multicrystalline silicon solar cells", Int. J. Thermophys. 33 (10-11) 2095-2102 DOI 10.1007/s10765-012-1292-z (November 2012). - PDF
  15. Non-destructive infrared optoelectronic lock-in carrierography of mc-Si solar cells
    A. Mandelis, A. Melnikov, J. Tolev, J. Xia, S. Haq, and E. Lioudakis, "Non-destructive infrared optoelectronic lock-in carrierography of mc-Si solar cells, Quant. Infra Red Thermogr. (QIRT) J. 7 (1) 35 – 54 (2010). - PDF
  16. Optoelectronic transport property measurements of an amorphous silicon passivated c-silicon wafer using non-contacting methodologies
    A. Melnikov, B. Halliop, A. Mandelis and N. P. Kherani, "Optoelectronic transport property measurements of an amorphous silicon passivated c-silicon wafer using non-contacting methodologies", Thin Solid Films 520 (16), 5309–5313 (1 June 2012). - PDF