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Sogabe T; Hung CY; Tamaki R; Tomić S; Yamaguchi K; Ekins-Daukes N; Okada Y, 2021, 'Experimental demonstration of energy-transfer ratchet intermediate-band solar cell', Communications Physics, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s42005-021-00543-1

Gholizadeh EM; Prasad SKK; Gillan LV; Nielsen MP; Ekins-Daukes NJ; McCamey DR; Tayebjee MJY; Schmidt TW, 2021, 'Singlet and Triplet Exciton Dynamics of Violanthrone', The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 125, pp. 22464 - 22471, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c06848

Pusch A; Nielsen MP; Sazzad MH; Reece PJ; Ekins-Daukes NJ, 2021, 'Designing high-performance nighttime thermoradiative systems for harvesting energy from outer space: Comment', Optics Letters, vol. 46, pp. 5124, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.426514

Tang S; Bing J; Zheng J; Tang J; Li Y; Mayyas M; Cho Y; Jones TW; Yang TC-J; Yuan L; Tebyetekerwa M; Nguyen HT; Nielsen MP; Ekins-Daukes NJ; Kalantar-Zadeh K; Wilson GJ; McKenzie DR; Huang S; Ho-Baillie AWY, 2021, 'Complementary bulk and surface passivations for highly efficient perovskite solar cells by gas quenching', CELL REPORTS PHYSICAL SCIENCE, vol. 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.xcrp.2021.100511

Choi KTH; Brindley H; Ekins-Daukes N; Escobar R, 2021, 'Developing automated methods to estimate spectrally resolved direct normal irradiance for solar energy applications', Renewable Energy, vol. 173, pp. 1070 - 1086, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2021.03.127

Jiang Y; Nielsen MP; Baldacchino AJ; Green MA; McCamey DR; Tayebjee MJY; Schmidt TW; Ekins-Daukes NJ, 2021, 'Singlet fission and tandem solar cells reduce thermal degradation and enhance lifespan', Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, vol. 29, pp. 899 - 906, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pip.3405

Yamaguchi M; Dimroth F; Geisz JF; Ekins-Daukes NJ, 2021, 'Multi-junction solar cells paving the way for super high-efficiency', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 129, pp. 240901 - 240901, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/5.0048653

Pusch A; Bremner SP; Tayebjee MJY; Daukes NJE, 2021, 'Microscopic reversibility demands lower open circuit voltage in multiple exciton generation solar cells', Applied Physics Letters, vol. 118, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/5.0049120

Pusch A; Dubajic M; Nielsen MP; Conibeer GJ; Bremner SP; Ekins-Daukes NJ, 2021, 'Optoelectronic reciprocity in hot carrier solar cells with ideal energy selective contacts', Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, vol. 29, pp. 433 - 444, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pip.3386

Steiner MA; France RM; Buencuerpo J; Geisz JF; Nielsen MP; Pusch A; Olavarria WJ; Young M; Ekins-Daukes NJ, 2021, 'High Efficiency Inverted GaAs and GaInP/GaAs Solar Cells With Strain-Balanced GaInAs/GaAsP Quantum Wells', Advanced Energy Materials, vol. 11, pp. 2002874 - 2002874, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aenm.202002874

Li C; Wang H; Liu Z; Guo H; Zhang P; Rey G; Huang J; Gao P; Sun Q; Zhang W; Ekins-Daukes N; Hao X, 2021, 'Improving Performance of Bifacial-Grid III–V Solar Cells Bonded on Glass by Selective Contact Annealing', Solar RRL, pp. 2100438 - 2100438, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/solr.202100438

Zhou Z; Jiang Y; Ekins-Daukes N; Keevers M; Green MA, 2021, 'Optical and Thermal Emission Benefits of Differently Textured Glass for Photovoltaic Modules', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 11, pp. 131 - 137, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2020.3033390

Zhang Y; Huang J; Zhang X; Chin RL; Nielsen MP; Rey G; Zeng Y; Kampwerth H; Hameiri Z; Ekins-Daukes NJ; Hao X, 2020, 'Deep-level defect in quasi-vertically oriented CuSbS2 thin film', Solar RRL, vol. 4, pp. 2000319 - 2000319, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/solr.202000319

Sierra Rodriguez A; de Santana T; MacGill I; Ekins-Daukes NJ; Reinders A, 2020, 'A feasibility study of solar PV-powered electric cars using an interdisciplinary modeling approach for the electricity balance, CO2 emissions, and economic aspects: The cases of The Netherlands, Norway, Brazil, and Australia', Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, vol. 28, pp. 517 - 532, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pip.3202

Zeng Y; Sun K; Huang J; Nielsen MP; Ji F; Sha C; Yuan S; Zhang X; Yan C; Liu X; Deng H; Lai Y; Seidel J; Ekins-Daukes N; Liu F; Song H; Green M; Hao X, 2020, 'Quasi-Vertically-Orientated Antimony Sulfide Inorganic Thin-Film Solar Cells Achieved by Vapor Transport Deposition', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 12, pp. 22825 - 22834, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.0c02697

Aghaei M; Nitti M; Ekins-Daukes NJ; Reinders AHME, 2020, 'Simulation of a novel configuration for luminescent solar concentrator photovoltaic devices using bifacial silicon solar cells', Applied Sciences (Switzerland), vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/app10030871

Pusch A; Gordon JM; Mellor A; Krich JJ; Ekins-Daukes NJ, 2019, 'Fundamental Efficiency Bounds for the Conversion of a Radiative Heat Engine's Own Emission into Work', Physical Review Applied, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevApplied.12.064018

Gentillon P; Singh S; Lakshman S; Zhang Z; Paduthol A; Ekins-Daukes NJ; Chan QN; Taylor RA, 2019, 'A comprehensive experimental characterisation of a novel porous media combustion-based thermophotovoltaic system with controlled emission', Applied Energy, vol. 254, pp. 113721 - 113721, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.113721

Pusch A; Ekins-Daukes NJ, 2019, 'Voltage Matching, Étendue, and Ratchet Steps in Advanced-Concept Solar Cells', Physical Review Applied, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevApplied.12.044055

Alonso-Álvarez D; Augusto A; Pearce P; Llin LF; Mellor A; Bowden S; Paul DJ; Ekins-Daukes N, 2019, 'Thermal emissivity of silicon heterojunction solar cells', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 201, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2019.110051

Alonso-Álvarez D; Weiss C; Fernandez J; Janz S; Ekins-Daukes N, 2019, 'Assessing the operating temperature of multi-junction solar cells with novel rear side layer stack and local electrical contacts', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 200, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2019.110025

Cui X; Sun K; Huang J; Yun JS; Lee CY; Yan C; Sun H; Zhang Y; Xue C; Eder K; Yang L; Cairney JM; Seidel J; Ekins-Daukes NJ; Green M; Hoex B; Hao X, 2019, 'Cd-Free Cu2ZnSnS4 solar cell with an efficiency greater than 10% enabled by Al2O3 passivation layers', Energy and Environmental Science, vol. 12, pp. 2751 - 2764, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9ee01726g

Ekins-Daukes N; Kay M, 2019, 'Brighten the dark skies', Nature Energy, vol. 4, pp. 633 - 634, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41560-019-0440-0

Dimmock JAR; Kauer M; Wu J; Liu H; Stavrinou PN; Ekins-Daukes NJ, 2019, 'A metallic hot-carrier photovoltaic device', Semiconductor Science and Technology, vol. 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1361-6641/ab1222

Pusch A; Pearce P; Ekins-Daukes NJ, 2019, 'Analytical Expressions for the Efficiency Limits of Radiatively Coupled Tandem Solar Cells', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 9, pp. 679 - 687, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2019.2903180

Jiang Y; Keevers MJ; Pearce P; Ekins-Daukes N; Green MA, 2019, 'Design of an intermediate Bragg reflector within triple-junction solar cells for spectrum splitting applications', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 193, pp. 259 - 269, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2019.01.011

Guarracino I; Freeman J; Ramos A; Kalogirou SA; Ekins-Daukes NJ; Markides CN, 2019, 'Systematic testing of hybrid PV-thermal (PVT) solar collectors in steady-state and dynamic outdoor conditions', Applied Energy, vol. 240, pp. 1014 - 1030, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.12.049

Kamath HG; Ekins-Daukes NJ; Araki K; Ramasesha SK, 2019, 'The potential for concentrator photovoltaics: A feasibility study in India', Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, vol. 27, pp. 316 - 327, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pip.3099

Kamath HG; Ekins-Daukes NJ; Araki K; Ramasesha SK, 2019, 'Performance Analysis and Fault Diagnosis Method for Concentrator Photovoltaic Modules', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 9, pp. 424 - 430, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2018.2883621

Pearce P; Mellor A; Ekins-Daukes N, 2019, 'The importance of accurate determination of optical constants for the design of nanometallic light-trapping structures', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 191, pp. 133 - 140, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2018.11.008

Steiner MA; Barraugh CD; Aldridge CW; Alvarez IB; Friedman DJ; Ekins-Daukes NJ; Deutsch TG; Young JL, 2019, 'Photoelectrochemical water splitting using strain-balanced multiple quantum well photovoltaic cells', Sustainable Energy and Fuels, vol. 3, pp. 2837 - 2844, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9se00276f

Wilson T; Hylton NP; Harada Y; Pearce P; Alonso-Álvarez D; Mellor A; Richards RD; David JPR; Ekins-Daukes NJ, 2018, 'Assessing the Nature of the Distribution of Localised States in Bulk GaAsBi', Scientific Reports, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-24696-2

Vaquero-Stainer A; Yoshida M; Hylton NP; Pusch A; Curtin O; Frogley M; Wilson T; Clarke E; Kennedy K; Ekins-Daukes NJ; Hess O; Phillips CC, 2018, 'Semiconductor nanostructure quantum ratchet for high efficiency solar cells', Communications Physics, vol. 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s42005-018-0007-6

Mellor A; Alonso Alvarez D; Guarracino I; Ramos A; Riverola Lacasta A; Ferre Llin L; Murrell AJ; Paul DJ; Chemisana D; Markides CN; Ekins-Daukes NJ, 2018, 'Roadmap for the next-generation of hybrid photovoltaic-thermal solar energy collectors', Solar Energy, vol. 174, pp. 386 - 398, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2018.09.004

France RM; Espinet-Gonzalez P; Ekins-Daukes NJ; Guthrey H; Steiner MA; Geisz JF, 2018, 'Multijunction solar cells with graded buffer bragg reflectors', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 8, pp. 1608 - 1615, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2018.2869550

Alonso-Álvarez D; Wilson T; Pearce P; Führer M; Farrell D; Ekins-Daukes N, 2018, 'Solcore: a multi-scale, Python-based library for modelling solar cells and semiconductor materials', Journal of Computational Electronics, vol. 17, pp. 1099 - 1123, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10825-018-1171-3

Donchev V; Milanova M; Asenova I; Shtinkov N; Alonso-Álvarez D; Mellor A; Karmakov Y; Georgiev S; Ekins-Daukes N, 2018, 'Corrigendum to “Effect of Sb in thick InGaAsSbN layers grown by liquid phase epitaxy” [J. Cryst. Growth 483 (2018) 140–146] (S0022024817306929) (10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2017.11.023))', Journal of Crystal Growth, vol. 486, pp. 178, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2018.01.012

Donchev V; Milanova M; Asenova I; Shtinkov N; Alonso-Álvarez D; Mellor A; Karmakov Y; Georgiev S; Ekins-Daukes N, 2018, 'Effect of Sb in thick InGaAsSbN layers grown by liquid phase epitaxy', Journal of Crystal Growth, vol. 483, pp. 140 - 146, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2017.11.023

Yan C; Huang J; Sun K; Johnston S; Zhang Y; Sun H; Pu A; He M; Liu F; Eder K; Yang L; Cairney JM; Ekins-Daukes NJ; Hameiri Z; Stride JA; Chen S; Green MA; Hao X, 2018, 'Cu2ZnSnS4 solar cells with over 10% power conversion efficiency enabled by heterojunction heat treatment', Nature Energy, vol. 3, pp. 764 - 764, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41560-018-0206-0

Riverola A; Mellor A; Alonso Alvarez D; Ferre Llin L; Guarracino I; Markides CN; Paul DJ; Chemisana D; Ekins-Daukes N, 2018, 'Mid-infrared emissivity of crystalline silicon solar cells', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 174, pp. 607 - 615, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2017.10.002

Hamed TA; Adamovic N; Aeberhard U; Alonso-Alvarez D; Amin-Akhlaghi Z; Auf Der Maur M; Beattie N; Bednar N; Berland K; Birner S; Califano M; Capan I; Cerne B; Chilibon I; Connolly JP; Juan FC; Coutinho J; David C; Deppert K; Donchev V; Drev M; Ehlen B; Ekins-Daukes N; Even J; Fara L; Marron DF; Gagliardi A; Garrido B; Gianneta V; Gomes M; Guillemoles JF; Guina M; Halme J; Hocevar M; Jacak L; Jacak W; Jaksic Z; Joseph LK; Kassavetis S; Kazukauskas V; Kleider JP; Kluczyk K; Kopecek R; Krasovec UO; Lazzari JL; Lifshitz E; Loncaric M; Madsen SP; Vega AM; Mencaraglia D; Messing ME; Armando FM; Nassiopoulou AG; Neijm A; Nemcsics A; Neto V; Pedesseau L; Persson C; Petridis K; Popescu L; Pucker G; Radovanović J; Rimada JC; Ristova M; Savic I; Savin H; Sendova-Vassileva M; Sengul A; Silva J; Steiner U; Storch J; Stratakis E; Tao S; Tomanek P; Tomić S; Tukiainen A; Turan R; Ulloa JM; Wang S; Yuksel F; Zadny J; Zarbakhsh J, 2018, 'Multiscale in modelling and validation for solar photovoltaics', EPJ Photovoltaics, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/epjpv/2018008

Rand BP; Ekins-Daukes NJ; Haug FJ, 2017, 'Editorial for 'special issue on advanced solar cell technology'', Journal of Optics (United Kingdom), vol. 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/2040-8986/aa98b7

Richards RD; Mellor A; Harun F; Cheong JS; Hylton NP; Wilson T; Thomas T; Roberts JS; Ekins-Daukes NJ; David JPR, 2017, 'Photovoltaic characterisation of GaAsBi/GaAs multiple quantum well devices', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 172, pp. 238 - 243, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2017.07.029

Milanova M; Donchev V; Kostov KL; Alonso-Alvarez D; Valcheva E; Kirilov K; Asenova I; Ivanov IG; Georgiev S; Ekins-Daukes N, 2017, 'Experimental study of the effect of local atomic ordering on the energy band gap of melt grown InGaAsN alloys', Semiconductor Science and Technology, vol. 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1361-6641/aa7404

Lee KH; Barnham KWJ; Roberts JS; Alonso-Alvarez D; Hylton NP; Fuhrer M; Ekins-Daukes NJ, 2017, 'Investigation of Carrier Recombination Dynamics of InGaP/InGaAsP Multiple Quantum Wells for Solar Cells via Photoluminescence', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 7, pp. 817 - 821, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2017.2660759

Mariaud A; Acha S; Ekins-Daukes N; Shah N; Markides CN, 2017, 'Integrated optimisation of photovoltaic and battery storage systems for UK commercial buildings', Applied Energy, vol. 199, pp. 466 - 478, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.04.067

Mellor A; Hylton NP; Maier SA; Ekins-Daukes N, 2017, 'Interstitial light-trapping design for multi-junction solar cells', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 159, pp. 212 - 218, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2016.09.005

Alonso-Álvarez D; Mellor A; Ekins-Daukes NJ; Paul DJ, 2017, 'ITO and AZO films for low emissivity coatings in hybrid photovoltaic-thermal applications', Solar Energy, vol. 155, pp. 82 - 92, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2017.06.033

Sandwell P; Chambon C; Saraogi A; Chabenat A; Mazur M; Ekins-Daukes N; Nelson J, 2016, 'Analysis of energy access and impact of modern energy sources in unelectrified villages in Uttar Pradesh', Energy for Sustainable Development, vol. 35, pp. 67 - 79, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.esd.2016.09.002

Mellor A; Hylton NP; Hauser H; Thomas T; Lee KH; Al-Saleh Y; Giannini V; Braun A; Loo J; Vercruysse D; Van Dorpe P; Bläsi B; Maier SA; Ekins-Daukes NJ, 2016, 'Nanoparticle Scattering for Multijunction Solar Cells: The Tradeoff between Absorption Enhancement and Transmission Loss', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 6, pp. 1678 - 1687, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2016.2601944


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