Publications: Development of novel characterisation methods

Journal Papers

Advanced optical modelling of dynamically deposited silicon nitride layers

Applied Physics Letters, 2016

N. Borojevic, Z. Hameiri, S. Winderbaum

Application of the Newton–Raphson method to lifetime spectroscopy for extraction of defect parameters

IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 2017

Y. Zhu, Q.T. Gia, M.K. Juhl, G. Coletti, Z. Hameiri

Photoluminescence imaging of silicon wafers and solar cells with spatially inhomogeneous illumination

IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 2017

Y. Zhu, M.K. Juhl, T. Trupke, Z. Hameiri

Comparison of terminal and implied open circuit voltage measurements

IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 2017

R. Dumbrell, M.K. Juhl, T. Trupke, Z. Hameiri

An advanced software suite for the processing and analysis of silicon luminescence images

Computer Physics Communications, 2017

D.N.R. Payne, C. Vargas, Z. Hameiri, S.R. Wenham, D.M. Bagnall

The principle of adaptive excitation for photoluminescence imaging of silicon: Theory

Physica Status Solidi - Rapid Research Letters, 2018

F.D. Heinz, Y. Zhu, Z. Hameiri, M. Juhl, T. Trupke, M.C. Schubert

Extracting metal contact recombination parameters from effective lifetime data

IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 2018

R. Dumbrell, M.K. Juhl, T. Trupke, Z. Hameiri

Photoluminescence imaging at uniform excess carrier density using adaptive nonuniform excitation

IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 2018

Y. Zhu, F.D. Heinz, M. Juhl, M.C. Schubert, T. Trupke, Z. Hameiri

Outdoor photoluminescence imaging of photovoltaic modules with sunlight excitation

Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 2018

R. Bhoopathy, O. Kunz, M.K. Juhl, T. Trupke, Z. Hameiri

Numerical simulations of two-photon absorption time-resolved photoluminescence to extract the bulk lifetime of semiconductors under varying surface recombination velocities

Journal of Applied Physics, 2019

R.L. Chin, M. Pollard, T. Trupke, Z. Hameiri

Outdoor photoluminescence imaging of solar panels by contactless switching: Technical considerations and applications

Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 2020

R. Bhoopathy, O. Kunz, M.K. Juhl, T. Trupke, Z. Hameiri

Investigation of two-level defects in injection dependent lifetime spectroscopy

Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 2020

Y. Zhu, C. Sun, T. Niewelt, G. Coletti, Z. Hameiri

Detailed analysis of radiative transitions from defects in n-type monocrystalline silicon using temperature- and light intensity-dependent spectral photoluminescence

Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 2020

R.L. Chin, M. Pollard, Y. Zhu, Z. Hameiri

Outdoor implied current-voltage measurements of an individual encapsulated cell in a module

IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 2020

R. Bhoopathy, O. Kunz, R. Dumbrell, T. Trupke, Z. Hameiri

Photoconductance determination of carrier capture cross sections of slow traps in silicon through variable pulse filling

IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 2021

M. Siriwardhana, Y. Zhu, Z. Hameiri, D. Macdonald, F. Rougieux

Review of injection dependent charge carrier lifetime spectroscopy

Progress in Energy, 2021

Y. Zhu, Z. Hameiri

Conference Papers

Investigation of low injection effects using local ideality factor obtained from effective lifetime measurements

40th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 2014

Z. Hameiri, F.J. Ma, K. McIntosh

SunsPZ©: Real-time spatially resolved solar cell parameter visualizer

40th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 2014

P. Chaturvedi, Z. Hameiri, B. Hoax

Application of non-contact corona-Kelvin metrology for characterization of PV dielectrics on textured surfaces

40th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 2014

M. Wilson, Z. Hameiri, N. Nandakumar, S. Duttagupta

Spatially resolved lifetime spectroscopy from temperature-dependent photoluminescence imaging

6th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, 2014

Z. Hameiri, M.K Juhl, T. Trupke

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Spatially resolved lifetime spectroscopy from temperature-dependent photoluminescence imaging

42nd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 2015 - was selected for an extended oral presentation

Z. Hameiri, M.K. Juhl, R. Carlaw, T. Trupke

Advanced optical characterization of industrial PECVD silicon nitride layers

32nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, 2016

N. Borojevic, Z. Hameiri, S. Winderbaum

Defect characterization via temperature and injection dependent lifetime spectroscopy

9th International Workshop on Crystalline Silicon for Solar Cells and the 3rd Silicon Materials Workshop, 2016

Y. Zhu, C.Vargas, M.A. Jensen, M.K. Juhl, G. Coletti, Z. Hameiri

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Effective lifetime of full rear metallized cells by quasi-steady-state photoluminescence

26th International Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference, 2016

R. Dumbrell, M.K. Juhl, M. Li, T. Trupke, Z. Hameiri

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Applications of DMD-based inhomogeneous illumination photoluminescence imaging for silicon wafers and solar cells

44th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 2017

Y. Zhu, M.K. Juhl, T. Trupke, Z. Hameiri

Metal induced contact recombination measured by quasi-steady-state photoluminescence

44th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 2017

R. Dumbrell, M.K. Juhl, M. Li, T. Trupke, Z. Hameiri

On the use of voltage measurements for determining carrier lifetime at high illumination intensity

44th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 2017

R. Dumbrell, M.K. Juhl, T. Trupke, Z. Hameiri

Efficient carrier injection from amorphous silicon into crystalline silicon determined from photoluminescence

33rd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, 2017 - won 'Best Student Award'

A. Paduthol, M.K. Juhl, Z. Hameiri, G. Nogay, P. Löper, T. Trupke

Advanced temperature characterisation of silicon nitride surface passivation layer

27th International Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference, 2017

S. Nie, Y. Zhu, S. Bernardini, M. Bertoni, Z. Hameiri

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Photoluminescence imaging at uniform excess carrier density using non uniform illumination

27th International Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference, 2017

Y. Zhu, M.K. Juhl, F. Heinz, M. Schubert, T. Trupke, Z. Hameiri

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Photoluminescence outdoor measurements of photovoltaic modules under full sunlight illumination

27th International Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference, 2017

R. Bhoopathy, O. Kunz, M.K. Juhl, T. Trupke, Z. Hameiri

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Numerical modeling of two-photon photoluminescence in semiconductors for probing bulk and surface kinetics

27th International Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference, 2017

R.L. Chin, M. Pollard, T. Trupke, Z. Hameiri

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Outdoor and indoor luminescence imaging of photovoltaic modules

Photovoltaic Reliability Workshop, 2018

Z. Hameiri, R. Bhoopathy, I. Zafirovska, O. Kunz, M. Juhl, T. Trupke

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Progress in photoluminescence-based characterisation of silicon bricks, wafers and modules

European Advanced Energy Materials and Technology Congress, 2018

Z. Hameiri, R. Bhoopathy, D. Chung, R. Dumbrell, M. Juhl, O. Kunz, R.L. Chin, A. Paduthol, I. Zafirovska, Y. Zhu, T. Trupke

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Work function and band bending characterization for engineering of selective contact for solar cells

European Advanced Energy Materials and Technology Congress, 2018

M Wilson, A. Savtchouk, Z. Hameiri, J. Cui, J. Lagowski

Photoluminescence imaging at uniform excess carrier density using adaptive non-uniform excitation

7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, 2018 – won the ‘Best Student Award’

Y. Zhu, F.D. Heinz, M. Juhl, M.C. Schubert, T. Trupke, Z. Hameiri

Extracting surface saturation current density from lifetime measurements of samples with metallized surfaces

7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, 2018

R. Dumbrell, M. Juhl, T. Trupke, Z. Hameiri

Inspecting series resistance effects and bypass diode failure using contactless outdoor photoluminescence imaging

7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, 2018 – won the ‘Best Poster Award’

R. Bhoopathy, O. Kunz, M. Juhl, T. Trupke, Z. Hameiri

Contactless extraction of implied I-V curves of individual solar cells in fully assembled modules using photoluminescence

7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, 2018

R. Bhoopathy, O. Kunz, R. Dumbrell, T. Trupke, Z. Hameiri

Determining limits of two-photon time-resolved photoluminescence for measuring the bulk lifetime in semiconductors

7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, 2018

R.L. Chin, M. Pollard, T. Trupke, Z. Hameiri

Insights into bulk defects in n-type monocrystalline silicon wafers via temperature-dependent micro-photoluminescence spectroscopy

7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, 2018

R.L. Chin, Y. Zhu, G. Coletti, S. Binetti, M. Pollard, Z. Hameiri

A simplified contactless method for outdoor photoluminescence imaging

46th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 2019

R. Bhoopathy, O. Kunz, M. Juhl, T. Trupke, Z. Hameiri

Advanced Suns-photoluminescence technique for the optimization of crystalline silicon solar cells

36th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, 2019

J.P. Seif, A.H.T. Le, T.G. Allen, R. Dumbrell, C. Samundsett, Z. Hameiri

Application of Suns-photoluminescence to extract implied I-V curves of individual cells in modules installed in the field

36th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, 2019

R. Bhoopathy, O. Kunz, R. Dumbrell, T. Trupke, Z. Hameiri

Outdoor non-contact measurement of pseudo I-V curves of solar cells in a module

Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference, 2019

R. Bhoopathy, O. Kunz, R. Dumbrell, T. Trupke, Z. Hameiri

Outdoor PL imaging of crystalline silicon modules at constant operating point

47th IEEE Photovoltaics Specialists Conference, 2020

O. Kunz, G. Rey, R. Bhoopathy, Z. Hameiri, T. Trupke

Investigation of SHJ module degradation: A post-mortem approach

47th IEEE Photovoltaics Specialists Conference, 2020

S.M.F. Zhang, D.B. Sulas-Kern, R. Lee Chin, M.E. Pollard, A. Mahboubi Soufiani, D.C. Jordan, H.R. Moutinho, I. Perez-Wurfl, Z. Hameiri

Temperature-dependent photoluminescence imaging using non-uniform excitation

47th IEEE Photovoltaics Specialists Conference, 2020 – won the ‘Best Student Award’

S. Nie, Y. Zhu, O. Kunz, H. Kampwerth, T. Trupke, Z. Hameiri

Improving photoluminescence imaging using non-uniform illumination

Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference, 2020

J. Moore, S. Nie, Y. Zhu, Z. Hameiri

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A “post-mortem” investigation of cell-level degradation in field SHJ modules

Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference, 2020

S.M.F. Zhang, D.B. Sulas-Kern, R.L Chin, M.E. Pollard, A. Mahboubi Soufiani, D.C. Jordan, H.R. Moutinho, I. Perez-Wurfl, Z. Hameiri

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Outdoor PL imaging of photovoltaic modules at constant operating point

Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference, 2020

G. Rey, O. Kunz, R. Bhoopathy, Z. Hameiri, T. Trupke

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Alpha-prototype outdoor photoluminescence imaging tool for solar module field testing

Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference, 2020

O. Kunz, G. Rey, R. Bhoopathy, Z. Hameiri, T. Trupke

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