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Western NJ; Bremner SP, 2020, 'Hydrogenation and Gettering Compatible p-Type Contacts for Multicrystalline Silicon Cells, Free of Light, and Elevated Temperature Induced Degradation', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 10, pp. 1232 - 1238, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2020.2999869

Yi C; Western NJ; Ma FJ; Ho-Baillie A; Bremner SP, 2020, 'The Role of Grown-In Defects in Silicon Minority Carrier Lifetime Degradation during Thermal Treatment in Epitaxial Growth Chambers', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 10, pp. 1299 - 1306, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2020.3008791

Yi C; Ma FJ; Mizuno H; Makita K; Sugaya T; Takato H; Mehrvarz H; Bremner S; Ho-Baillie A, 2020, 'Application of polydimethylsiloxane surface texturing on III-V//Si tandem achieving more than 2 % absolute efficiency improvement', Optics Express, vol. 28, pp. 3895 - 3904, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.380972

Ye Q; Western NJ; Romer U; Bremner SP, 2020, 'Characterizing Point Contacting by Localized Dielectric Breakdown and Its Use in Silicon Solar Cell Applications', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 10, pp. 78 - 84, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2019.2953394

Zhao J; Ho-Baillie A; Bremner SP, 2020, 'Pulsed laser deposition nickel oxide on crystalline silicon as hole selective contacts', Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B: Nanotechnology and Microelectronics, vol. 38, http://dx.doi.org/10.1116/1.5124840

Zhang Z; Ghosh K; Faleev NN; Wang H; Honsberg CB; Reece P; Bremner SP, 2019, 'Sb dissociative surface coverage model for incorporation of antimony in GaAsSb layers grown on GaAs (0 0 1) substrates', Journal of Crystal Growth, vol. 526, pp. 125231 - 125231, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2019.125231

Yang Y; Bremner S; Menictas C; Kay M, 2019, 'A mixed receding horizon control strategy for battery energy storage system scheduling in a hybrid pv andwind power plant with different forecast techniques', Energies, vol. 12, pp. 2326 - 2326, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/en12122326

Yang Y; Bremner S; Menictas C; Kay M, 2018, 'Battery energy storage system size determination in renewable energy systems: A review', Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 91, pp. 109 - 125, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2018.03.047

Juhl MK; Western N; Bremner S, 2018, 'Hydrogen Passivation for Estimating the Bulk Lifetime of Bare Silicon Wafers', Physica Status Solidi - Rapid Research Letters, vol. 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pssr.201800093

Zhao J; Ma FJ; Ding K; Zhang H; Jie J; Ho-Baillie A; Bremner SP, 2018, 'Advanced interface modelling of n-Si/HNO 3 doped graphene solar cells to identify pathways to high efficiency', Applied Surface Science, vol. 434, pp. 102 - 111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2017.10.163

Limpert S; Burke A; Chen IJ; Anttu N; Lehmann S; Fahlvik S; Bremner S; Conibeer G; Thelander C; Pistol ME; Linke H, 2017, 'Single-nanowire, low-bandgap hot carrier solar cells with tunable open-circuit voltage', Nanotechnology, vol. 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1361-6528/aa8984

Huang S; Cao W; Yuan L; Patterson R; Wen X; Tapping P; Kee T; Puthen-Veettil B; Zhang P; Zhang Z; Oiuyang Z; Reece P; Bremner S; Shrestha S; Conibeer G, 2017, 'Difference in hot carrier cooling rate between  Langmuir-Blodgett and drop cast PbS QDs films due to strong electron-phonon coupling', Nanoscale, vol. 9, pp. 17133 - 17142, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7nr05247b

Zhang Z; Huang Y; Reece PJ; Bremner SP, 2017, 'Influence of GaAsSb structural properties on the optical properties of InAs/GaAsSb quantum dots', Physica E: Low-Dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, vol. 94, pp. 7 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physe.2017.07.007

Zhang Z; Tan S; Kim Y; Liu Z; Reece PJ; Bremner SP, 2017, 'Effect of Sb and As spray on emission characteristics of InAs quantum dots with AlAs capping layer', Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, vol. 50, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/aa8660

Liao Y; Zhou D; Shrestha S; Huang S; Bremner S; Conibeer G, 2017, 'Interfacial Area between Hetero-Epitaxial γ-Al2O3 and Silicon', Advanced Materials Interfaces, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/admi.201700259

Limpert S; Burke A; Chen IJ; Anttu N; Lehmann S; Fahlvik S; Bremner S; Conibeer G; Thelander C; Pistol ME; Linke H, 2017, 'Bipolar Photothermoelectric Effect Across Energy Filters in Single Nanowires', Nano Letters, vol. 17, pp. 4055 - 4060, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.7b00536

Liao Y; Zhang P; Bremner S; Shrestha S; Huang S; Conibeer G, 2017, 'Resonant Tunneling through Monolayer Si Colloidal Quantum Dots and Ge Nanocrystals', Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201605348

Conibeer G; Zhang Y; Bremner SP; Shrestha S, 2017, 'Towards an understanding of hot carrier cooling mechanisms in multiple quantum wells', Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.7567/JJAP.56.091201

Green MA; Bremner SP, 2016, 'Energy conversion approaches and materials for high-efficiency photovoltaics', Nature Materials, vol. 16, pp. 23 - 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nmat4676

Ban KY; Kim Y; Kuciauskas D; Bremner SP; Honsberg CB, 2016, 'Investigation of carrier dynamics in InAs/GaAsSb quantum dots with different silicon delta-doping levels', Semiconductor Science and Technology, vol. 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0268-1242/31/12/125010

Bremner SP; Yi C; Almansouri I; Ho-Baillie A; Green MA, 2016, 'Optimum band gap combinations to make best use of new photovoltaic materials', Solar Energy, vol. 135, pp. 750 - 757, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2016.06.042

Zhang Y; Tayebjee MJY; Smyth S; Dvořák M; Wen X; Xia H; Heilmann M; Liao Y; Zhang Z; Williamson T; Williams J; Bremner S; Shrestha S; Huang S; Schmidt TW; Conibeer GJ, 2016, 'Extended hot carrier lifetimes observed in bulk In0.265±0.02Ga0.735N under high-density photoexcitation', Applied Physics Letters, vol. 108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4945594

Smyth T; Dvorak M; Tayebjee MJY; Yasarapudi VB; Xia H; Feng Y; Wang Y; Puthen-Veettil B; Huang S; Shrestha S; Bremner SP; Schmidt TW; Sugiyama M; Conibeer GJ, 2016, 'Hot carrier cooling in In0.17Ga0.83As/GaAs0.80P0.20 multiple quantum wells: The effect of barrier thickness', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 6, pp. 166 - 171, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2015.2480222

Dai L; Bremner SP; Tan S; Wang S; Zhang G; Liu Z, 2015, 'Raman scattering study on Sb spray InAs/GaAs quantum dot nanostructure systems', Nanoscale Research Letters, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s11671-015-0908-1

Limpert S; Bremner S; Linke H, 2015, 'Reversible electron-hole separation in a hot carrier solar cell', New Journal of Physics, vol. 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1367-2630/17/9/095004

Limpert SC; Bremner SP, 2015, 'Hot carrier extraction using energy selective contacts and its impact on the limiting efficiency of a hot carrier solar cell', Applied Physics Letters, vol. 107, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4928750

Western NJ; Perez-Wurfl I; Wenham SR; Bremner SP, 2015, 'Point-contacting by localised dielectric breakdown: Characterisation of a metallisation technique for the rear surface of a solar cell', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 118, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4927282

Western NJ; Perez-Wurfl I; Wenham SR; Bremner SP, 2015, 'Point-contacting by localized dielectric breakdown with breakdown fields described by the weibull distribution', IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, vol. 62, pp. 1826 - 1830, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TED.2015.2423292

Almansouri I; Ho-Baillie A; Bremner SP; Green MA, 2015, 'Supercharging Silicon Solar Cell Performance by Means of Multijunction Concept', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 5, pp. 968 - 976, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2015.2395140

Almansouri I; Bremner S; Ho-Baillie A; Mehrvarz H; Hao X; Conibeer G; Grassman TJ; Carlin JA; Haas A; Ringel SA; Green MA, 2015, 'Designing bottom silicon solar cells for multijunction devices', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 5, pp. 683 - 690, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2014.2381875

Dai L; Bremner SP; Tan S; Wang S; Zhang G; Liu Z, 2014, 'Suppression of dislocations by Sb spray in the vicinity of InAs/GaAs quantum dots', Nanoscale Research Letters, vol. 9, pp. 1 - 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1556-276X-9-278

Bremner SP; Ban KY; Faleev NN; Honsberg CB; Smith DJ, 2013, 'Impact of stress relaxation in GaAsSb cladding layers on quantum dot creation in InAs/GaAsSb structures grown on GaAs (001)', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 114, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4819962

Western NJ; Sung AY; Wenham SR; Bremner S, 2013, 'Localized ohmic contact through a passivation dielectric for solar cell rear surface design', Applied Physics Letters, vol. 102, pp. 4 pp., http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4809820

Bray T; Zhao Y; Reece PJ; Bremner S, 2013, 'Photoluminescence of antimony sprayed indium arsenide quantum dots for novel photovoltaic devices', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 113, pp. 093102-1 - 093102-7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4794018

Ikpi ME; Atkinson P; Bremner SP; Ritchie DA, 2012, 'Fabrication of a self-aligned cross-wire quantum-dot chain light emitting diode by molecular beam epitaxial regrowth', Nanotechnology, vol. 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0957-4484/23/22/225304

Ban KY; Kuciauskas D; Honsberg CB; Bremner S, 2012, 'Observation of band alignment transition in InAs/GaAsSb quantum dots by photoluminescence', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4717766

Ban KY; Hong WK; Bremner S; Dahal S; McFelea H; Honsberg CB, 2011, 'Controllability of the subband occupation of InAs quantum dots on a delta-doped GaAsSb barrier', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 109, pp. 014312, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3527039

Bremner S; Nataraj L; Cloutier SG; Weiland C; Pancholi A; Opila R, 2011, 'Use of Sb spray for improved performance of InAs/GaAs quantum dots for novel photovoltaic structures', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 95, pp. 1665 - 1670, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2011.01.026

Dahal S; Bremner S; Honsberg CB, 2010, 'Identification of candidate material systems for quantum dot solar cells using a k.p method to include strain', Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, vol. 18, pp. 233 - 239, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pip.937

Bremner S; Ghosh K; Nataraj L; Cloutier SG; Honsberg CB, 2010, 'Influence of Sb/As soak times on the structural and optical properties of GaAsSb/GaAs interfaces', Thin Solid Films, vol. 519, pp. 64 - 68, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2010.07.060

Ban KY; Bremner S; Liu G; Dahal S; Norman A; Honsberg CB, 2010, 'Use of a GaAsSb buffer layer for the formation of small, uniform, and dense InAs quantum dots', Applied Physics Letters, vol. 96, pp. 183101, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3409691

Pancholi A; Bremner S; Boyle J; Stoleru V; Honsberg CB, 2010, 'Variability of heterostructure type with thickness of barriers and temperature in the InhAs/GaAsSb quantum dot system', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 94, pp. 1025 - 1030, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2010.02.002

Bremner SP; Liu GM; Faleev N; Ghosh K; Honsberg CB, 2008, 'Growth and characterization of Ga As1-x Sbx barrier layers for advanced concept solar cells', Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B: Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures, vol. 26, pp. 1149 - 1152, http://dx.doi.org/10.1116/1.2835062

Bremner SP; Levy MY; Honsberg CB, 2008, 'Limiting efficiency of an intermediate band solar cell under a terrestrial spectrum', Applied Physics Letters, vol. 92, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2907493

Bremner SP; Levy MY; Honsberg CB, 2008, 'Analysis of tandem solar cell efficiencies under AM1.5G spectrum using a rapid flux calculation method', Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, vol. 16, pp. 225 - 233, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pip.799

Honsberg C; Bremner S; Corkish RP, 2002, 'Design Trade-Offs and Rules for Multiple Quasi-Fermi Level Solar Cells', Physica E - Low - Dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, vol. 14, pp. 136 - 141, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1386-9477(02)00380-6

Bremner S; Cotter JE; Honsberg C, 1999, 'Detailed balance limits with quasi-Fermi level variations', IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, vol. 46, pp. 1932 - 1939, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/16.791981


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