Publications: Surface and Contact Passivation

Journal Papers

Dielectric Charge Tailoring in PECVD SiOx/SiNx Stacks and Application at the Rear of Al Local Back Surface Field Si Wafer Solar Cells

IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 2015

S. Duttagupta, Z. Hameiri, T. Grosse, D. Landgraf, B. Hoex, A.G. Aberle

Ultra-low interface state density achieved by light-induced anodization of aluminum on silicon solar cell surfaces

IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 2015

J. Cui, Z. Ouyang, Z. Hameiri, X. Wang, A. Lennon

Low-absorbing and thermally stable industrial silicon nitride films with very low surface recombination

IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 2017

Z. Hameiri, N. Borojevic, L. Mai, N. Nandakumar, K. Kim, S. Winderbaum

In-situ diagnostics of PECVD AlOx deposition by optical emission spectroscopy

Surface and Coatings Technology, 2017

K. Kim, S. Winderbaum, Z. Hameiri

Industrially feasible, dopant-free, carrier-selective contacts for high-efficiency silicon solar cells

Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 2017

X. Yang, K. Weber, Z. Hameiri, S. De Wolf

Degradation of surface passivation and bulk in p-type monocrystalline silicon wafers at elevated temperature

IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 2019

K. Kim, R. Chen, D. Chen, P. Hamer, A. Ciesla (nee Wenham), S. Wenham, Z. Hameiri

Investigation of industrial PECVD AlOx films with very low surface recombination

Solar Energy, 2019

K. Kim, N. Borojevic, S. Winderbaum, S. Duttagupta, X. Zhang, J. Park, Z. Hameiri

Dopant-free partial rear contacts enabling 23% silicon solar cells

Advanced Energy Materials, 2019

J. Bullock, Y. Wan, M. Hettick, X. Zhaoran, D. Yan, P. Phang, H. Wang, W. Ji, C. Samundsett, Z. Hameiri, D. Macdonald, A. Cuevas and A. Javey

Unravelling the silicon-silicon dioxide interface under different operating conditions

Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 2021

S. Nie, R.S. Bonilla, Z. Hameiri

Temperature-dependent performance of silicon solar cells with polysilicon passivating contacts

Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 2021

A.H.T. Le, R. Basnet, D. Yan, W. Chen, N. Nandakumar, S. Duttagupta, J.P. Seif, Z. Hameiri

Investigation of the selectivity-mechanism of copper (I) sulfide (Cu2S) as a dopant-free carrier selective contact for silicon solar cells

Applied Surface Science, 2021

Z. Sun, C. Yi, Z. Hameiri, S. Bremner

Sub-nanoscale investigation of the interface between c-Si and PECVD AlOx and its effect on surface passivation

IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 2021

K. Kim, N. Nandakumar, X. Zheng, S. Lim, Z. Hameiri

Conference Papers

Should the refractive index at 633 nm be used to characterize silicon nitride films?

43rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 2016

Z. Hameiri, N. Borojevic, L. Mai, N. Nandakumar, K. Kim, S. Winderbaum

Outstanding as-deposited surface passivation by industrial PECVD aluminum oxide

43rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 2016

K. Kim, Z. Hameiri, N. Borojevic, S. Duttagupta, S. Winderbaum

On the limitation of the refractive index at 633 nm to characterize silicon nitride films

3rd International Conference on Emerging Electronics, 2016

Z. Hameiri, N. Borojevic, L. Mai, N. Nandakumar, K. Kim, S. Winderbaum

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Development of low-absorption and thermally-stable silicon nitride films for surface passivation of silicon solar cells

26th International Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference, 2016

Z. Hameiri, N. Borojevic, L. Mai, N. Nandakumar, K. Kim, S. Winderbaum

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Impact of deposition condition and thermal process on industrial PECVD AlOx layer for surface passivation

26th International Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference, 2016

K. Kim, N. Borojevic, S. Duttagupta, S. Winderbaum, Z. Hameiri

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In-situ diagnostics of PECVD AlOx deposition by optical emission spectroscopy

26th International Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference, 2016

K. Kim, Z. Hameiri, S. Winderbaum

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Advanced evaluation of surface passivation nonuniformity from photoluminescence imaging of undiffused lifetime samples

26th International Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference, 2016

F.J. Ma, M. Li, Z. Hameiri

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Industrially feasible dopant-free, carrier-selective passivating contacts for high-efficiency crystalline silicon solar cells

27th International Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference, 2017

X. Yang, K. Weber, Z. Hameiri, S. De Wolf

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23% efficient n-type crystalline silicon solar cells with passivated partial rear contacts

7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, 2018

J. Bullock, Y. Wan, X. Zhaoran, D. Yan, P. Phang, M. Hettick, C. Sumandsett, Z. Hameiri, A. Cuevas, A Javey

On the impact of the metal work function on the recombination in passivating contacts using quasi-steady-state photoluminescence

46th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 2019

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

Effect of the metal work function on the recombination in passivating contacts using QSSPL

Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference, 2019

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

Temperature-dependent performance of polysilicon passivating contacts and their solar cells

Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference, 2020

A.H.T. Le, R. Basnet, D. Yan, W. Chen, N. Nandakumar, S. Duttagupta, J.P. Seif, Z. Hameiri

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Temperature-dependent characterization of Si-SiO2 interface passivation for corona charged oxides

Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference, 2020

S. Nie, R.S. Bonilla, Z. Hameiri

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