Select Publications

Journal articles

Varshney U; Abbott M; Ciesla A; Chen D; Liu S; Sen C; Kim M; Wenham S; Hoex B; Chan C, 2019, 'Evaluating the Impact of SiNx Thickness on Lifetime Degradation in Silicon', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 9, pp. 601 - 607, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2019.2896671

Zafirovska I; Juhl MK; Ciesla A; Evans R; Trupke T, 2019, 'Low temperature sensitivity of implied voltages from luminescence measured on crystalline silicon solar cells', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 199, pp. 50 - 58, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2019.04.009

Wang S; Mai L; Ciesla A; Hameiri Z; Payne D; Chan C; Hallam B; Chong CM; Ji J; Shi Z; Wenham S, 2019, 'Advanced passivation of laser-doped and grooved solar cells', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 193, pp. 403 - 410, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2019.01.025

Kim K; Chen R; Chen D; Hamer P; Ciesla nee Wenham A; Wenham S; Hameiri Z, 2019, 'Degradation of surface passivation and bulk in p-type monocrystalline silicon wafers at elevated temperature', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 9, pp. 97 - 105, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2018.2878791

Sen C; Kim M; Chen D; Varshney U; Liu S; Samadi A; Ciesla A; Wenham SR; Chan CE; Chong C; Abbott MD; Hallam BJ, 2019, 'Assessing the Impact of Thermal Profiles on the Elimination of Light- and Elevated-Temperature-Induced Degradation', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 9, pp. 40 - 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2018.2874769

Hallam BJ; Ciesla AM; Chan CC; Soeriyadi A; Liu S; Soufiani AM; Wright M; Wenham S, 2018, 'Overcoming the Challenges of Hydrogenation in Silicon Solar Cells', Australian Journal of Chemistry, vol. 71, pp. 743 - 752, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/CH18271

Chen D; Hamer P; Kim M; bourett-sicotte G; liu S; chan C; ciesla A; chen R; abbott M; hallam B; wenham S, 2018, 'Hydrogen induced degradation: A possible mechanism for light- and elevated temperature- induced degradation in n-type silicon', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 185, pp. 174 - 182, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2018.05.034

Fung TH; Kim M; Chen D; Chan CE; Hallam BJ; Chen R; Payne DNR; Ciesla A; Wenham SR; Abbott MD, 2018, 'A four-state kinetic model for the carrier-induced degradation in multicrystalline silicon: Introducing the reservoir state', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 184, pp. 48 - 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2018.04.024

Ciesla A; Chen R; Wang S; Ji J; Shi Z; Mai L; Chan C; Hallam B; Chong CM; Wenham S; Green M, 2018, 'High-voltage p-type PERC solar cells with anchored plating and hydrogenation', Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, vol. 26, pp. 397 - 401, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pip.2986

Chan C; Hamer P; Bourret-Sicotte G; Chen R; Ciesla A; Hallam B; Payne D; Bonilla RS; Wenham S, 2017, 'Instability of Increased Contact Resistance in Silicon Solar Cells Following Post-Firing Thermal Processes', SOLAR RRL, vol. 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/solr.201700129

Chan C; Fung TH; Abbott M; Payne D; Wenham A; Hallam B; Chen R; Wenham S, 2017, 'Modulation of Carrier-Induced Defect Kinetics in Multi-Crystalline Silicon PERC Cells Through Dark Annealing', SOLAR RRL, vol. 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/solr.201600028

Hamer P; Bourret-Sicotte G; Martins G; Wenham A; Bonilla RS; Wilshaw P, 2017, 'A novel source of atomic hydrogen for passivation of defects in silicon', Physica Status Solidi - Rapid Research Letters, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pssr.201600448

Bourret-Sicotte G; Hamer P; Bonilla RS; Collett K; Ciesla A; Colwell J; Wilshaw PR, 2017, 'Shielded hydrogen passivation − A potential in-line passivation process', Physica Status Solidi (A) Applications and Materials Science, vol. 214, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pssa.201700383

Chen D; Kim M; Stefani BV; Hallam BJ; Abbott MD; Chan CE; Chen R; Payne DNR; Nampalli N; Ciesla A; Fung TH; Kim K; Wenham SR, 2017, 'Evidence of an identical firing-activated carrier-induced defect in monocrystalline and multicrystalline silicon', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 172, pp. 293 - 300, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2017.08.003

Wang S; Mai L; Wenham A; Hameiri Z; Payne D; Chan C; Hallam B; Sugianto A; Chong CM; Ji J; Shi Z; Wenham S, 2017, 'Selective emitter solar cell through simultaneous laser doping and grooving of silicon followed by self-aligned metal plating', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 169, pp. 151 - 158, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2017.05.018

Chen R; Wang S; Wenham A; Shi Z; Young T; Ji J; Edwards M; Sugianto A; Mai L; Wenham S; Chong C, 2017, 'Plated contacts for solar cells with superior adhesion strength to screen printed solar cells', Frontiers in Energy, vol. 11, pp. 72 - 77, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11708-016-0428-4

Wenham A; Song L; Abbott M; Zafirovska I; Wang S; Hallam B; Chan C; Barnett A; Wenham S, 2016, 'Defect passivation on cast-mono crystalline screen-printed cells', Frontiers in Energy, vol. 11, pp. 60 - 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11708-016-0443-5

Chan CE; Payne DNR; Hallam BJ; Abbott MD; Fung TH; Wenham AM; Tjahjono BS; Wenham SR, 2016, 'Rapid Stabilization of High-Performance Multicrystalline P-type Silicon PERC Cells', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 6, pp. 1473 - 1479, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2016.2606704

Song L; Wenham A; Wenham S, 2016, 'Low temperature diffusion and its impact on hydrogenation', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 149, pp. 221 - 225, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2015.11.003

Davidsen RS; Li H; To A; Wang X; Han A; An J; Colwell J; Chan C; Wenham A; Schmidt MS; Boisen A; Hansen O; Wenham S; Barnett A, 2015, 'Black silicon laser-doped selective emitter solar cell with 18.1% efficiency', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 144, pp. 740 - 747, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2015.10.018

Song L; Wenham A; Wang S; Hamer P; Ahmmed MS; Hallam B; Mai L; Abbott M; Hawkes ER; Chong C; Wenham S, 2015, 'Laser enhanced hydrogen passivation of silicon wafers', International Journal of Photoenergy, vol. 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/193892

Hamer P; Wang S; Hallam B; Wenham S; Chong CM; Wenham A; Abbott M, 2015, 'Laser illumination for manipulation of hydrogen charge states in silicon solar cells', Physica Status Solidi - Rapid Research Letters, vol. 9, pp. 111 - 114, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pssr.201409495

Hallam BJ; Hamer PG; Wenham SR; Abbott MD; Sugianto A; Wenham AM; Chan CE; Xu G; Kraiem J; Degoulange J; Einhaus R, 2014, 'Advanced bulk defect passivation for silicon solar cells', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 4, pp. 88 - 95, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2013.2281732

Conference Papers

Chen R; Ciesla AM; Chen D; Chan CE; Hamer PG; Hallam BJ; Wenham SR, 2018, 'Impact of the impurity concentration on modulating charge state occupation in silicon', in 2018 IEEE 7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, WCPEC 2018 - A Joint Conference of 45th IEEE PVSC, 28th PVSEC and 34th EU PVSEC, pp. 53 - 57, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2018.8548195

Wenham ACN; Wenham S; Chen R; Chan C; Chen D; Hallam B; Payne D; Fung T; Kim M; Liu S; Wang S; Kim K; Samadi A; Sen C; Vargas C; Varshney U; Stefani BV; Hamer P; Bourret-Sicotte G; Nampalli N; Hameiri Z; Chong C; Abbott M, 2018, 'Hydrogen-induced degradation', in 7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, Hawaii, USA, pp. 1 - 8, presented at 7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, Hawaii, USA, 10 June 2018 - 17 June 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2018.8548100

Chan CE; Fung TH; Payne DNR; Chen D; Abbott MD; Ciesla AM; Chen R; Hallam BJ; Wenham SR, 2017, 'Investigation of carrier-induced defect behavior in p-type multi-crystalline silicon', in 2017 IEEE 44TH PHOTOVOLTAIC SPECIALIST CONFERENCE (PVSC), IEEE, Washington, DC, pp. 2576 - 2581, presented at IEEE 44th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (PVSC), Washington, DC, 25 June 2017 - 30 June 2017

Ciesla AM; Chan CE; Wang S; Abbott MD; Chong C; Wenham SR, 2017, 'Laser Hydrogenation on Heavily Dislocated Cast-Mono Silicon Cells', in 2017 IEEE 44TH PHOTOVOLTAIC SPECIALIST CONFERENCE (PVSC), IEEE, Washington, DC, pp. 2600 - 2604, presented at IEEE 44th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (PVSC), Washington, DC, 25 June 2017 - 30 June 2017

Chan CE; Payne DNR; Hallam BJ; Abbott MD; Fung TH; Wenham AM; Wenham SR, 2017, 'Rapid stabilization of high-performance multi-crystalline P-type silicon PERC cells', in 2017 IEEE 44th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2017, pp. 1 - 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2017.8366190

Wenham A; Chong CM; Wang S; Chen R; Ji J; Shi Z; Mai L; Sugianto A; Abbott M; Wenham S; Barnett A; Green M, 2017, 'Copper plated contacts for large-scale manufacturing', in 2017 IEEE 44th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2017, pp. 1 - 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2017.8366708

Wenham AM; Chong CM; Wang S; Chen R; Ji J; Shi Z; Mai L; Sugianto A; Wenham S; Barnett A; Green M, 2016, 'Copper Plated Contacts for Large-Scale Manufacturing', in Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), 2016 IEEE 43rd, Portland, U.S., pp. 2990 - 2993, presented at 43rd IEEE PVSC, Portland, U.S., 05 June 2016 - 10 June 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2016.7750211

Wang S; Mai L; Wenham A; Hameiri Z; Chan C; Hallam B; Sugianto A; Chong CM; Ji J; Shi Z; Wenham S, 2016, 'Laser hydrogenation of laser doped and grooved solar cells', in EU PVSEC Proceedings, 32nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Munich Germany, pp. 391 - 395, presented at 32nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Munich Germany, 20 June 2016 - 24 June 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.4229/EUPVSEC20162016-2CO.1.3

Wenham A; Wang S; Shi Z; Mai L; Sugianto A; Wenham S; Barnett A; Chong C; Ji J; Green M, 2016, 'Laser Formed Anchor Points for Copper Plating Adhesion on Al-BSF and PERC Cells', in 32nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, 32nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Munich, Germany, presented at 32nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Munich, Germany, 20 June 2016 - 24 June 2016

Hallam BJ; Hamer P; Nampalli N; Abbott M; Kim M; Chen D; Azmi A; Gorman N; Li H; Lu P; Wang S; Wenham A; Chan C; Payne D; Mai L; Ji J; Wenham S, 2015, 'Rapid processing of boron oxygen defects.', in Proceedings of the 31st European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, 31st European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Hamburg, Germany, pp. 531 - 535, presented at 31st European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Hamburg, Germany, 14 September 2015 - 18 September 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.4229/EUPVSEC20152015-2DO.16.4

Chan CE; Wenham, A; Payne DN; Abbott MD; Hallam B; Edwards M; Wenham SR, 2015, 'Processing to achieve high performance on multi-crystalline silicon solar cells', in Proceedings of the 31st European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, 31st European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Hamburg, Germany, pp. 994 - 997, presented at 31st European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Hamburg, Germany, 14 September 2015 - 18 September 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.4229/EUPVSEC20152015-2CV.4.32

Wang S; Ly M; Wenham A; Hameiri Z; Chan C; Hallam B; Sugianto A; Chong CM; Ji J; Shi Z; Wenham S, 2015, 'Innovative approach to simultaneous laser-doping and grooving for improved plated-copper metallisation', in Innovative approach to simultaneous laser-doping and grooving for improved plated-copper metallisation, 31st European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Hamburg Germany, presented at 31st European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Hamburg Germany, 14 September 2015 - 18 September 2015

Wang S; Wenham A; Hamer P; Hallam B; Mai L; Chan C; Nampalli N; Song L; Chong CM; Abbott M; Wenham S, 2015, 'Stability of hydrogen passivated UMG silicon with implied open circuit voltages over 700mV', in 2015 IEEE 42nd Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2015.7355739

Lu PHD; Hallam B; Chan C; Wenham A; Abbott M; Chen D; Kim MY; Mai L; Wang S; Borojevic N; Chong CM; Wenham S, 2015, '19.1 % laser-doped selective emitter P-type multi-crystalline UMG silicon solar cell', in 2015 IEEE 42nd Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2015.7355746

Chong CM; Wenham A; Chen R; Wang S; Ji J; Shi Z; Mai L; Tjahjono B; Hallam B; Sugianto A; Wenham S, 2015, 'Improved adhesion for plated Solar cell metallisation', in 2015 IEEE 42nd Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2015.7355882

Hallam BJ; Hamer PG; Wang S; Song L; Nampalli N; Abbott MD; Chan CE; Lu D; Wenham AM; Mai L; Borojevic N; Li A; Chen D; Kim MY; Azmi A; Wenham S, 2015, 'Advanced Hydrogenation of Dislocation Clusters and Boron-oxygen Defects in Silicon Solar Cells', in Energy Procedia, pp. 799 - 809, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2015.07.113

Wenham A; Chong CM; Wang S; Chen R; Ji J; Shi Z; Mai L; Sugianto A; Wenham S; Barnett A; Green MA, 2015, 'Overcoming Issues with Copper Plated Contacts for Large-Scale Manufacturing', in Overcoming Issues with Copper Plated Contacts for Large-Scale Manufacturing, 2015 EU PVSEC, Hamburg, presented at 2015 EU PVSEC, Hamburg, 14 September 2015 - 18 September 2015

Wenham A; Hallam B; Song L; Wang S; Abbott M; Chan C; Hamer P; Azmi A; Barnett A; Wenham S, 2015, 'Efficiency Enhancement for Screen Printed Solar Cells on Quasi-Mono Wafers through Hydrogen Passivation of Dislocations', in Efficiency Enhancement for Screen Printed Solar Cells on Quasi-Mono Wafers through Hydrogen Passivation of Dislocations, 2015 EU PVSEC, Hamburg, presented at 2015 EU PVSEC, Hamburg, 14 September 2015 - 18 September 2015

Hallam BJ; Wang S; Abbott M; Wenham A; Chan C; Hamer P; Eadie M; Wenham S, 2014, 'Hydrogen passivation for multi-crystalline and quasi-mono cast silicon wafers - a pathway to low cost, high efficiency solar cells?', in Proceedings of the 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands, pp. 1292 - 1295, presented at 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 22 September 2014 - 26 September 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.4229/EUPVSEC20142014-2CV.4.8

Hallam BJ; Wang S; Wenham A; Hamer P; Chan C; Abbott M; Wenham S, 2014, 'Hydrogen passivation for highly defected commercial grade n-type Cz wafers and oxygen precipitates', in Proceedings of the 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands, pp. 608 - 611, presented at 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 22 September 2014 - 26 September 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.4229/EUPVSEC20142014-2DO.2.6

Wenham A; Chan C; Hallam B; Abbott M; To A; Wang S; Lu PHD; Lochtefeld A; Gerger A; Wenham S; Barnett A, 2014, 'Development of Metal-Less Monolithic Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells', in Development of Metal-Less Monolithic Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells, 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Amsterdam, pp. 693 - 698, presented at 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Amsterdam, 22 September 2014 - 26 September 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.4229/EUPVSEC20142014-2EO.1.6

Wenham AW; Chan CC; Hallam BH; Hamer PH; Wang SSW; Sugianto AS; Tjahjono BT; Newman BN; Shi ZGS; Wenham SW; Barnett A, 2013, 'Novel Metal-Less Monolithic Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells', in Novel Metal-Less Monolithic Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells, 28th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Paris, pp. 135 - 141, presented at 28th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Paris, 30 September 2013 - 04 October 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.4229/28thEUPVSEC2013-1DO.4.6

Hallam BJ; Wenham SR; Hamer PG; Abbott MD; Sugianto A; Chan CE; Wenham AM; Eadie MG; Xu G, 2013, 'Hydrogen Passivation of B-O Defects in Czochralski Silicon', in Energy Procedia, Elsevier, Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands, pp. 561 - 570, presented at International Conference on Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaics, Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands, 25 March 2013 - 27 March 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2013.07.317

Hamer PG; Hallam B; Chan C; Wenham A; Sugianto A; Abbott M; Wenham SR, 2013, 'Hydrogen passivation mechanisms in silicon solar cells', in Hydrogen passivation mechanisms in silicon solar cells, 28th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Paris, France, presented at 28th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Paris, France, 30 September 2013 - 04 October 2013

Hallam BJ; Wenham SR; Hamer PG; Abbott MD; Sugianto A; Chan CE; Wenham AM; Eadie MG; Xu GQ, 2013, 'Hydrogen passivation of B-O defects in Czochralski silicon', in Hydrogen passivation of B-O defects in Czochralski silicon, 3rd International conference on crystalline silicon photovoltaics, Hamelin, Germany, presented at 3rd International conference on crystalline silicon photovoltaics, Hamelin, Germany, 25 March 2013 - 27 March 2013

Conference Posters

chan C; payne D; abbott M; Chen D; ciesla A; chen R; hallam B; wenham S, 2017, 'Investigations of carrier-induced degradation behaviour in p-type mc-Si', Washington DC, presented at 44th IEEE Photovoltaics Specialist Conference, Washington DC, 25 June 2017 - 30 June 2017

Conference Presentations

Chen D; Hamer P; Kim M; Bourett-Sicotte G; Liu S; Ciesla A; Chan C; Chen R; Fung TH; Vargas C; Ye Q; Abbott M; Hallam BJ; Wenham SR, 2018, 'Hydrogen Induced Degradation : A Possible Mechanism for Light and Elevated Temperature Induced Degradation (LeTID) in n-type Silicon', Vol. 185, pp. 174 - 182, presented at 8th International Conference on Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaics, Lausanne Switzerland, 19 March 2018 - 18 May 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2018.05.034


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