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5th  September 2021

Yihao's new paper "Selective current injected electroluminescence imaging for series resistance feature identification" has been published in Solar RRL.

20th August 2021

Saman’s new paper “Investigation of minority carrier traps in p-type mc-Si: Effect of firing and laser annealing” has been published in SOLMAT.

4th August 2021

Check this interesting article by Priya: Super-resolution imaging using deep learning!

30th July 2021

We were awarded a Linkage grant from the Australian Research Council to develop a novel imaging system for tandem solar cells.

28th July 2021

Yan’s new paper “A dynamic calibration method for injection-dependent charge carrier lifetime measurements” has been published in Small Methods.

26th June 2021

Yoann won the Best Student Award in the IEEE PVSC! This is ACDC's 4th year in a row to win the Best Student Award!

6th June 2021

Two nominations for the Best Student Award! Anh was selected as a finalist for the EU-PVSEC Best Student Award, while Yoann was selected as a finalist for the IEEE PVSC Best Student Award!

29th April 2021

uRob’s new paper "Spatially resolved defects parameters of the D1 dislocation center in silicon using temperature- and injection-dependent hyperspectral photoluminescence mapping" has been published in Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells.

25th April 2021

Insanely cheap energy’: how solar power continues to shock the world.

1st April 2021

Raghavi was awarded a PhD! Check her amazing thesis here.

31st March 2021

Anh’s new paper "Temperature-dependent performance of silicon solar cells with polysilicon passivating contacts" has been published in Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells.

15th March 2021

Our close collaboration, mentor, and friend Professor Thorsten Trupke has won the 2021 IEEE PVSC Cherry Award! Such an amazing achievement! Well done TT!

15th March 2021

Come to study with us using a scholarship from ANSTO! For more information click here.

15th March 2021

Shuai’s new paper "Unravelling the silicon-silicon dioxide interface under different operating conditions" has been published in Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells.

28th February 2021

Kyung’s new paper "Subnanoscale investigation of the interface between c-Si and PECVD AlOx and its effect on surface passivation" has been published in the IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics.

28th February 2021

Yan’s new paper “Review of injection dependent charge carrier lifetime spectroscopy" has been published in Progress in Energy.

15th February 2021

Zubair ABDULLAH-VETTER, Syed NAZMUS SAKIB, and Gaia Maria JAVIER joined the group as PhD students. Welcome all. It will be much easier to save the world with you in the team!

1st February 2021

Zubair won the Best Thesis Award for his 4th year project!

1st February 2021

Saman's new paper "On the correlation between light-induced degradation and minority carrier traps in boron-doped czochralski silicon" has been published in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces

4th January 2021

Dr Priya Dwivedi joined the group as a Research Fellow. Welcome Priya!

15th December 2020

Ziv won the HDR (Higher Degree Research) Supervision Award!

5th December 2020

Raghavi’s new paper “Outdoor implied current-voltage measurements of an individual encapsulated cell in a module" has been published in IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics.

16th November 2020

Raghavi won the Arc PGC Research Student Award!

11th November 2020

Yan’s new paper “Electrical characterization of thermally activated defects in n-type float-zone silicon" has been published in IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics.

8th November 2020

Our close ally Kamala Harris has just been elected Vice President of the USA! Such an amazing achievement!

28th October 2020

Our close colleague and friend Associate Professor Xiaojing Hao has won the 2020 Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist as part of the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science! Such an amazing achievement!

27th October 2020

Yoann’s new paper “Optimization of solar cell production lines using neural networks and genetic algorithms" has been published in ACS Applied Energy Materials.

24th September 2020

Yoann’s new paper “Extracting bulk defect parameters in silicon wafers using machine learning models" has been published in npj Computational Materials.

24th August 2020

Yan was awarded the 2020 Dean’s Award for Outstanding PhD Thesis

10th August 2020

uRob was awarded a PhD! Check his amazing thesis here.

7th July 2020

Yan’s new paper “Investigation of two-level defects in injection dependent lifetime spectroscopy” has been published in SOLMAT.

20th June 2020

Both Shuai and Saman won the Best Student Award in the IEEE PVSC! For Shuai this is her second Best Student Award

30th April 2020

Four nominations for the Best Student Award!

Shuai, Saman, Yoann and Simon were selected as finalists for the IEEE PVSC Best Student Award