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Journal articles

Teymouri A; Adabifiroozjaei E; Webster RF; Hagh SM; Hao X; Green MA; Pillai S, 2020, 'Evidence of Low-Temperature Joints in Silver Nanowire Based Transparent Conducting Layers for Solar Cells', ACS Applied Nano Materials, vol. 3, pp. 3205 - 3213, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsanm.9b02290

Chang YC; Pollard ME; Payne DNR; Sprafke A; Pillai S; Bagnall DM, 2019, 'Large-Area Nanosphere Gratings for Light Trapping and Reduced Surface Losses in Thin Solar Cells', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 9, pp. 1012 - 1019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2019.2918183

Disney CER; Pillai S; Green MA, 2017, 'The Impact of parasitic loss on solar cells with plasmonic nano-textured rear reflectors', Scientific Reports, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-12896-1

Teymouri A; Pillai S; Ouyang Z; Hao X; Liu F; Yan C; Green MA, 2017, 'Low-temperature solution processed random silver nanowire as a promising replacement for indium tin oxide', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 9, pp. 34093 - 34100, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.7b13085

Chan K; Wright M; Elumalai N; Uddin A; Pillai S, 2017, 'Plasmonics in Organic and Perovskite Solar Cells: Optical and Electrical Effects', Advanced Optical Materials, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adom.201600698

Chan KH; Elumalai NK; Tayebjee MJY; Uddin A; Pillai S, 2017, 'Dark carrier dynamics and electrical characteristics of organic solar cells integrated with Ag-SiO2 core-shell nanoparticles', Synthetic Metals, vol. 223, pp. 34 - 42, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.synthmet.2016.11.033

Wang D; Chan KH; Elumalai NK; Mahmud MA; Upama MB; Uddin A; Pillai S, 2017, 'Interfacial engineering of hole transport layers with metal and dielectric nanoparticles for efficient perovskite solar cells', Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, vol. 19, pp. 25016 - 25024, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7cp04053a

Jiang Y; Pillai S; Green MA, 2016, 'Grain boundary effects on the optical constants and Drude relaxation times of silver films', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 120, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4972471

Jiang Y; Pillai S; Green MA, 2016, 'Realistic Silver Optical Constants for Plasmonics', Scientific Reports, vol. 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep30605

Xu Q; Johnson C; Disney C; Pillai S, 2016, 'Enhanced broadband light trapping in c-Si solar cells using nanosphere-embedded metallic grating structure', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 6, pp. 61 - 67, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2015.2487831

Pillai S; Disney CE; Yang Y; Green MA, 2015, 'The effect of ageing on the scattering properties of silver nanoparticles for a plasmonic solar cell', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 118, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4933378

Disney CER; Pillai S; Johnson CM; Green MA, 2015, 'Self-Assembled Nanostructured Rear Reflector Designs for Thin-Film Solar Cells', ACS Photonics, vol. 2, pp. 1108 - 1116, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsphotonics.5b00153

Yang L; Pillai S; Green MA, 2015, 'Can plasmonic Al nanoparticles improve absorption in triple junction solar cells?', Scientific Reports, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep11852

Jiang Y; Pillai S; Green MA, 2015, 'Re-evaluation of literature values of silver optical constants', Optics Express, vol. 23, pp. 2133 - 2144, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.23.002133

Yang Y; Pillai S; Mehrvarz H; Green MA, 2014, 'Plasmonic degradation and the importance of over-coating metal nanoparticles for a plasmonic solar cell', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 122, pp. 208 - 216, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2013.12.009

Li Y; Dunham S; Pillai S; Ouyang Z; Barnett A; Lochtefeld A; Lennon A, 2014, 'Design of Anodic Aluminum Oxide Rear Surface Plasmonic Heterostructures for Light Trapping in Thin Silicon Solar Cells', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 4, pp. 1 - 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2014.2334395

Pillai S; Yang Y; Jiang Y; Green M, 2013, 'Ageing effects on plasmonic properties for solar cell applications', Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, vol. 8923, http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.2035190

Yang Y; Pillai S; Kampwerth H; Green MA; Mehrvarz H; Ho-Baillie A, 2013, 'Angular reflection study to reduce plasmonic losses in the dielectrically displaced back reflectors of silicon solar cells', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 117, pp. 343 - 349, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2013.06.047

Cui H; Pillai S; Campbell PR; Green MA, 2013, 'A novel silver nanoparticle assisted texture as broadband antireflection coating for solar cell applications', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 109, pp. 233 - 239, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2012.11.009

Yang Y; Green MA; Ho-Baillie AW; Kampwerth H; Pillai S; Mehrvarz HR, 2013, 'Characterization of 2-D reflection pattern from textured front surfaces of silicon solar cells', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 115, pp. 42 - 51, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2013.03.026

Pillai S; Green MA, 2012, 'Plasmonics for photovoltaics', Earth and Planetary Sciences, vol. 1, pp. 641 - 656, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-087872-0.00147-5

Yang Y; Pillai S; Mehrvarz HR; Kampwerth H; Ho-Baillie AW; Green MA, 2012, 'Enhanced Light Trapping for High Efficiency Crystalline Solar Cells by the Application of Rear Surface Plasmons', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 101, pp. 217 - 226, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2012.02.009

Green MA; Pillai S, 2012, 'Harnessing plasmonics for solar cells', NATURE PHOTONICS, vol. 6, pp. 130 - 132, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nphoton.2012.30

Pillai S; Hohn JJ; Johnson CM; Conibeer GJ, 2011, 'Effect of surface plasmon resonance on the photoluminescence from Si quantum dot structures for third generation solar cell applications', Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, vol. 1391, pp. 91 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/opl.2012.1010

Ouyang Z; Zhao X; Varlamov S; Tao Y; Wong J; Pillai S, 2011, 'Nanoparticle-enhanced light trapping in thin-film silicon solar cells', Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, vol. 19, pp. 917 - 926, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pip.1135

Pillai S; Beck F; Catchpole K; Ouyang Z; Green MA, 2011, 'The effect of dielectric spacer thickness on surface plasmon enhanced solar cells for front and rear side depositions', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 109, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3567299

Ouyang Z; Pillai S; Beck F; Kunz O; Varlamov S; Campbell PR; Catchpole KR; Green MA, 2010, 'Effective light trapping in polycrystalline silicon thin-film solar cells by means of rear localized surface plasmons', Applied Physics Letters, vol. 96, pp. 261109, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3460288

Pillai S; Green MA, 2010, 'Plasmonics for Photovoltaic Applications', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 94, pp. 1481 - 1486

Pillai S; Catchpole KR; Trupke T; Green MA, 2007, 'Surface plasmon enhanced silicon solar cells', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 101, pp. 093105, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2734885

Catchpole KR; Pillai S, 2006, 'Absorption enhancement due to scattering by dipoles into silicon waveguides', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 100, pp. 044504-1 - 044504-8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2226334

Pillai S; Catchpole KR; Trupke T; Zhang G; Zhao J; Green MA, 2006, 'Enhanced emission from Si-based light-emitting diodes using surface plasmons', Applied Physics Letters, vol. 88, pp. 161102-1 - 161102-3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2195695

Catchpole KR; Pillai S, 2006, 'Surface plasmons for enhanced silicon light-emitting diodes and solar cells', Journal of Luminescence, vol. 121, pp. 315 - 318, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jlumin.2006.08.053

Pillai SC; Kelly JM; McCormack DE; O'Brien P; Ramesh R, 2003, 'The effect of processing conditions on varistors prepared from nanocrystalline ZnO', JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY, vol. 13, pp. 2586 - 2590, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/B306280E


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