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Zhang Y; Huang J; Cong J; Hao X, 2024, 'CuSb: The dominant defect in Cu-rich CuSbS2 solar cells fabricated by sulfurizing co-sputtered Cu–Sb precursor', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 273, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2024.112935

Zhou S; Sun K; Toe CY; Huang J; Wang A; Yuwono J; Kumar P; Wan T; Zhang D; Ma Z; Vongsvivut J; Chu D; Hao X; Amal R, 2024, 'Solar driven ammonia synthesis with Co-TiOx and Ag nanowires enhanced Cu2ZnSnS4 photocathodes', Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 348, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2024.123836

Cong J; He M; Jang JS; Huang J; Privat K; Chen YS; Li J; Yang L; Green MA; Kim JH; Cairney JM; Hao X, 2024, 'Unveiling the Role of Ge in CZTSSe Solar Cells by Advanced Micro-To-Atom Scale Characterizations', Advanced Science, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/advs.202305938

Deng S; Cai Y; Roemer U; Ma FJ; Rougieux F; Huang J; Cheng Y; Green MA; Song N, 2024, 'Mitigating parasitic absorption in Poly-Si contacts for TOPCon solar cells: A comprehensive review', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 267, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2024.112704

Wang A; Huang J; Cong J; Yuan X; He M; Li J; Yan C; Cui X; Song N; Zhou S; Green MA; Sun K; Hao X, 2024, 'Cd-Free Pure Sulfide Kesterite Cu2ZnSnS4 Solar Cell with Over 800 mV Open-Circuit Voltage Enabled by Phase Evolution Intervention', Advanced Materials, 36, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.202307733

Song N; Chang N; Gentle A; Zeng Y; Jiang Y; Wu Y; Deng S; Cheng Y; Huang J; Zhou Z; Keevers M; Green MA, 2024, 'Multifunctional coatings for solar module glass', Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pip.3805

Yuan X; Li J; Sun K; Huang J; Cui X; Wang A; Xie B; Hoex B; Green M; Hao X, 2024, 'Improved carrier collection efficiency in CZTS solar cells by Li‐enhanced liquid‐phase‐assisted grain growth', EcoEnergy, 2, pp. 181 - 191, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece2.31

Li J; Sun K; Yuan X; Huang J; Green MA; Hao X, 2023, 'Emergence of flexible kesterite solar cells: progress and perspectives', npj Flexible Electronics, 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41528-023-00250-7

Qian C; Sun K; Cong J; Cai H; Huang J; Li C; Cao R; Liu Z; Green M; Hoex B; Chen T; Hao X, 2023, 'Bifacial and Semitransparent Sb2(S,Se)3 Solar Cells for Single-Junction and Tandem Photovoltaic Applications', Advanced Materials, 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.202303936

Li C; Pusch A; Liu Z; Zhang P; Huang J; Guo H; Zhang W; Wang H; Gao P; Sun Q; Ekins-Daukes N; Hao X, 2023, 'A modeling framework to quantify the intermediate layer impact in III-V//Si multijunction solar cells', Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 62, http://dx.doi.org/10.35848/1347-4065/acd45e

Privat K; Chang S; Fernandez T; Li J; Huang J; Hao X, 2023, 'Application of Spectral Cathodoluminescence to Multi-Modal Research at the Nano-Scale: Case Studies from the UNSW Electron Microscope Unit', Microscopy and microanalysis : the official journal of Microscopy Society of America, Microbeam Analysis Society, Microscopical Society of Canada, 29, pp. 1946 - 1948, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/micmic/ozad067.1008

Cui X; Sun K; Huang J; Sun H; Wang A; Yuan X; Green M; Hoex B; Hao X, 2023, 'Low-Temperature Plasma-Enhanced Atomic Layer Deposition of ZnMgO for Efficient CZTS Solar Cells', ACS Materials Letters, 5, pp. 1456 - 1465, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsmaterialslett.2c01203

Liu X; Zheng B; Shi L; Zhou S; Xu J; Liu Z; Yun JS; Choi E; Zhang M; Lv Y; Zhang WH; Huang J; Li C; Sun K; Seidel J; He M; Peng J; Hao X; Green M, 2023, 'Perovskite solar cells based on spiro-OMeTAD stabilized with an alkylthiol additive', Nature Photonics, 17, pp. 96 - 105, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41566-022-01111-x

Sun K; Huang J; Li J; Yan C; Hao X, 2023, 'Recent progress in defect engineering for kesterite solar cells', Science China: Physics, Mechanics and Astronomy, 66, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11433-022-1939-6

Yuan X; Li J; Huang J; Yan C; Cui X; Sun K; Cong J; He M; Wang A; He G; Mahboubi Soufiani A; Jiang J; Zhou S; Stride JA; Hoex B; Green M; Hao X, 2022, '10.3% Efficient Green Cd-Free Cu2ZnSnS4 Solar Cells Enabled by Liquid-Phase Promoted Grain Growth', Small, 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.202204392

Teymur B; Kim Y; Huang J; Sun K; Hao X; Mitzi DB, 2022, 'Top Stack Optimization for Cu2BaSn(S, Se)4 Photovoltaic Cell Leads to Improved Device Power Conversion Efficiency beyond 6%', Advanced Energy Materials, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aenm.202201602

Zeng Y; Huang J; Li J; Sun K; Shah UA; Deng H; Zhang X; Sha C; Qian C; Song H; Hao X, 2022, 'Comparative Study of TiO2 and CdS as the Electron Transport Layer for Sb2S3 Solar Cells', Solar RRL, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/solr.202200435

Sun H; Huang J; O’Neill A; Yun JS; Young TL; Yan C; Sun K; Li J; Nielsen MP; Cui X; Wang A; Seidel J; Stride JA; Green MA; Hao X, 2022, 'Manipulating the Distributions of Na and Cd by Moisture-Assisted Postdeposition Annealing for Efficient Kesterite Cu2ZnSnS4 Solar Cells', Solar RRL, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/solr.202200442

Sun H; Huang J; Young TL; Cong J; Li J; Sun K; Yan C; Soufiani AM; Cui X; Nielsen MP; Zhang X; Stride JA; Green MA; Hao X, 2022, 'Defect Engineering for Efficient Cu2ZnSnS4 Solar Cells via Moisture-Assisted Post-Deposition Annealing', Advanced Optical Materials, 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adom.202200607

Zhou S; Sun K; Toe CY; Yin J; Huang J; Zeng Y; Zhang D; Chen W; Mohammed OF; Hao X; Amal R, 2022, 'Engineering a Kesterite-Based Photocathode for Photoelectrochemical Ammonia Synthesis from NOx Reduction', Advanced Materials, 34, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.202201670

Zeng Y; Wu J; Sun K; Huang J; Li L; Sha C; Yao Y; Lai Y; Green M; Liu F; Hao X, 2022, 'Low-Cost Fabrication of Sb2S3 Solar Cells: Direct Evaporation from Raw Stibnite Ore', Solar RRL, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/solr.202100843

Zhang Y; Huang J; Zhang P; Cong J; Li J; Hao X, 2022, 'Formation mechanisms of voids and pin-holes in CuSbS2 thin film synthesized by sulfurizing a co-sputtered Cu-Sb precursor', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 10, pp. 8015 - 8024, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d2ta00208f

Li J; Huang J; Cong J; Mai Y; Su Z; Liang G; Wang A; He M; Yuan X; Sun H; Yan C; Sun K; Ekins-Daukes NJ; Green MA; Hao X, 2022, 'Large-Grain Spanning Monolayer Cu2ZnSnSe4 Thin-Film Solar Cells Grown from Metal Precursor', Small, 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.202105044

Qian C; Li J; Sun K; Jiang C; Huang J; Tang R; Green M; Hoex B; Chen T; Hao X, 2022, '9.6%-Efficient all-inorganic Sb2(S,Se)3solar cells with a MnS hole-transporting layer', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 10, pp. 2835 - 2841, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d1ta09913b

Li J; Huang J; Ma F; Sun H; Cong J; Privat K; Webster RF; Cheong S; Yao Y; Chin RL; Yuan X; He M; Sun K; Li H; Mai Y; Hameiri Z; Ekins-Daukes NJ; Tilley RD; Unold T; Green MA; Hao X, 2022, 'Unveiling microscopic carrier loss mechanisms in 12% efficient Cu2ZnSnSe4 solar cells', Nature Energy, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41560-022-01078-7

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, 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/solr.202100438

Fan P; Xie Z; Liang G; Ishaq M; Chen S; Zheng Z; Yan C; Huang J; Hao X; Zhang Y; Su Z, 2021, 'High-efficiency ultra-thin Cu2ZnSnS4 solar cells by double-pressure sputtering with spark plasma sintered quaternary target', Journal of Energy Chemistry, 61, pp. 186 - 194, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jechem.2021.01.026

Li J; Huang J; Huang Y; Tampo H; Sakurai T; Chen C; Sun K; Yan C; Cui X; Mai Y; Hao X, 2021, 'Interface Recombination of Cu2ZnSnS4 Solar Cells Leveraged by High Carrier Density and Interface Defects', Solar RRL, 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/solr.202100418

He M; Huang J; Li J; Jang JS; Suryawanshi UP; Yan C; Sun K; Cong J; Zhang Y; Kampwerth H; Suryawanshi MP; Kim J; Green MA; Hao X, 2021, 'Systematic Efficiency Improvement for Cu2ZnSn(S,Se)4 Solar Cells By Double Cation Incorporation with Cd and Ge', Advanced Functional Materials, 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.202104528

Zhou S; Sun K; Huang J; Lu X; Xie B; Zhang D; Hart JN; Toe CY; Hao X; Amal R, 2021, 'Accelerating Electron-Transfer and Tuning Product Selectivity Through Surficial Vacancy Engineering on CZTS/CdS for Photoelectrochemical CO2 Reduction', Small, 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.202100496

He M; Zhang X; Huang J; Li J; Yan C; Kim J; Chen YS; Yang L; Cairney JM; Zhang Y; Chen S; Kim J; Green MA; Hao X, 2021, 'High Efficiency Cu2ZnSn(S,Se)4 Solar Cells with Shallow LiZn Acceptor Defects Enabled by Solution-Based Li Post-Deposition Treatment', Advanced Energy Materials, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aenm.202003783

Li J; Huang J; Li K; Zeng Y; Zhang Y; Sun K; Yan C; Xue C; Chen C; Chen T; Green MA; Tang J; Hao X, 2021, 'Defect-Resolved Effective Majority Carrier Mobility in Highly Anisotropic Antimony Chalcogenide Thin-Film Solar Cells', Solar RRL, 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/solr.202000693

Wang A; Chang NL; Sun K; Xue C; Egan RJ; Li J; Yan C; Huang J; Rong H; Ramsden C; Hao X, 2021, 'Analysis of manufacturing cost and market niches for Cu2ZnSnS4(CZTS) solar cells', Sustainable Energy and Fuels, 5, pp. 1044 - 1058, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0se01734e

He G; Yan C; Li J; Yuan X; Sun K; Huang J; Sun H; He M; Zhang Y; Stride JA; Green MA; Hao X, 2020, '11.6% Efficient Pure Sulfide Cu(In,Ga)S2 Solar Cell through a Cu-Deficient and KCN-Free Process', ACS Applied Energy Materials, 3, pp. 11974 - 11980, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsaem.0c02158

Li J; Huang Y; Huang J; Liang G; Zhang Y; Rey G; Guo F; Su Z; Zhu H; Cai L; Sun K; Sun Y; Liu F; Chen S; Hao X; Mai Y; Green MA, 2020, 'Defect Control for 12.5% Efficiency Cu2ZnSnSe4 Kesterite Thin-Film Solar Cells by Engineering of Local Chemical Environment', Advanced Materials, 32, pp. e2005268, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.202005268

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, 4, pp. 2000319 - 2000319, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/solr.202000319

Xue C; Huang J; Sun K; Yan C; Kampwerth H; Hao X, 2020, 'Revealing Nanoscale Domains in Cu2ZnSnS4 Thin Films by Catalyzed Chemical Etching', Physica Status Solidi - Rapid Research Letters, 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pssr.202000283

Su Z; Liang G; Fan P; Luo J; Zheng Z; Xie Z; Wang W; Chen S; Hu J; Wei Y; Yan C; Huang J; Hao X; Liu F, 2020, 'Device Postannealing Enabling over 12% Efficient Solution-Processed Cu2ZnSnS4 Solar Cells with Cd2+ Substitution', Advanced Materials, 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.202000121

Tang R; Wang X; Lian W; Huang J; Wei Q; Huang M; Yin Y; Jiang C; Yang S; Xing G; Chen S; Zhu C; Hao X; Green MA; Chen T, 2020, 'Hydrothermal deposition of antimony selenosulfide thin films enables solar cells with 10% efficiency', Nature Energy, 5, pp. 587 - 595, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41560-020-0652-3

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, 12, pp. 22825 - 22834, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.0c02697

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, 12, pp. 2751 - 2764, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9ee01726g

Deng H; Zeng Y; Ishaq M; Yuan S; Zhang H; Yang X; Hou M; Farooq U; Huang J; Sun K; Webster R; Wu H; Chen Z; Yi F; Song H; Hao X; Tang J, 2019, 'Quasiepitaxy Strategy for Efficient Full-Inorganic Sb2S3 Solar Cells', Advanced Functional Materials, 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201901720

Liu Z; Hao X; Huang J; Ho-Baillie A; Green MA, 2019, 'Laser-induced aluminium-assisted crystallization of Ge-rich SixGe1-x epitaxy on Si', Thin Solid Films, 679, pp. 55 - 57, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2019.04.005

Gao C; Huang J; Li H; Sun K; Lai Y; Jia M; Jiang L; Liu F, 2019, 'Fabrication of Sb2S3 thin films by sputtering and post-annealing for solar cells', Ceramics International, 45, pp. 3044 - 3051, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2018.10.155

Liu X; Shi L; Huang J; Liu Z; Zhang P; Yun JS; Soufiani AM; Seidel J; Sun K; Hameiri Z; Stride JA; Zhang Y; Green MA; Lin H; Hao X, 2019, 'Improvement of Cs-(FAPbI3)0.85(MAPbBr3)0.15 quality via DMSO-molecule-control to increase the efficiency and boost the long-term stability of 1 cm2 sized planar perovskite solar cells', Solar RRL, pp. 1800338 - 1800338, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/solr.201800338

Sun K; Yan C; Huang J; Liu F; Li J; Sun H; Zhang Y; Cui X; Wang A; Fang Z; Cong J; Lai Y; Green MA; Hao X, 2019, 'Beyond 10% efficiency Cu2ZnSnS4 solar cells enabled by modifying the heterojunction interface chemistry', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 7, pp. 27289 - 27296, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9ta09576d

Zhang Y; Huang J; Yan C; Sun K; Cui X; Liu F; Liu Z; Zhang X; Liu X; Stride JA; Green MA; Hao X, 2019, 'High open-circuit voltage CuSbS2 solar cells achieved through the formation of epitaxial growth of CdS/CuSbS2 hetero-interface by post-annealing treatment', Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 27, pp. 37 - 43, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pip.3061

Song N; Green MA; Huang J; Hu Y; Hao X, 2018, 'Study of sputtered Cu 2 ZnSnS 4 thin films on Si', Applied Surface Science, 459, pp. 700 - 706, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2018.07.192

Cui X; Sun K; Huang J; Lee CY; Yan C; Sun H; Zhang Y; Liu F; Hossain MA; Zakaria Y; Wong LH; Green M; Hoex B; Hao X, 2018, 'Enhanced Heterojunction Interface Quality to Achieve 9.3% Efficient Cd-Free Cu2ZnSnS4 Solar Cells Using Atomic Layer Deposition ZnSnO Buffer Layer', Chemistry of Materials, 30, pp. 7860 - 7871, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b03398

Park J; Huang J; Yun J; Liu F; Ouyang Z; Sun H; Yan C; Sun K; Kim K; Seidel J; Chen S; Green MA; Hao X, 2018, 'The Role of Hydrogen from ALD-Al2O3 in Kesterite Cu2ZnSnS4 Solar Cells: Grain Surface Passivation', Advanced Energy Materials, 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aenm.201701940


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