Select Publications

Journal articles

Lim J; Kim M; Park HH; Jung H; Lim S; Hao X; Choi E; Park S; Lee M; Liu Z; Green MA; Seo J; Park J; Yun JS, 2021, 'Kinetics of light-induced degradation in semi-transparent perovskite solar cells', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 219, pp. 110776 - 110776, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2020.110776

Vicari Stefani B; Soeriyadi A; Wright M; Chen D; Kim M; Zhang Y; Hallam B, 2020, 'Large-Area Boron-Doped 1.6 Ω cm p-Type Czochralski Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells with a Stable Open-Circuit Voltage of 736 mV and Efficiency of 22.0%', Solar RRL, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/solr.202000134

Park J; Yoo H; Karade V; Gour KS; Choi E; Kim M; Hao X; Shin SJ; Kim J; Shim H; Kim D; Kim JH; Yun J; Kim JH, 2020, 'Investigation of low intensity light performances of kesterite CZTSe, CZTSSe, and CZTS thin film solar cells for indoor applications', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, vol. 8, pp. 14538 - 14544, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0ta04863a

Chen D; Hamer P; Kim M; Chan C; Ciesla nee Wenham A; Rougieux F; Zhang Y; Abbott M; Hallam B, 2020, 'Hydrogen-induced degradation: Explaining the mechanism behind light- and elevated temperature-induced degradation in n- and p-type silicon', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 207, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2019.110353

Ann MH; Kim J; Kim M; Alosaimi G; Kim D; Ha NY; Seidel J; Park N; Yun JS; Kim JH, 2020, 'Device design rules and operation principles of high-power perovskite solar cells for indoor applications', Nano Energy, vol. 68, pp. 104321 - 104321, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2019.104321

Ciesla AM; Bilbao JI; Chan CE; Payne DNR; Chen D; Kim M; Wenham SR; Hallam BJ, 2020, 'Modeling Boron-Oxygen Degradation and Self-Repairing Silicon PV Modules in the Field', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 10, pp. 28 - 40, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2019.2945161

Vicari Stefani B; Weigand W; Wright M; Soeriyadi A; Yu Z; Kim M; Chen D; Holman Z; Hallam B, 2019, 'P-type Upgraded Metallurgical-Grade Multicrystalline Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells with Open-Circuit Voltages over 690 mV', Physica Status Solidi (A) Applications and Materials Science, vol. 216, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pssa.201900319

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

Chen D; Kim M; Shi J; Vicari Stefani B; Yu Z; Liu S; Einhaus R; Wenham S; Holman Z; Hallam B, 2019, 'Defect engineering of p-type silicon heterojunction solar cells fabricated using commercial-grade low-lifetime silicon wafers', Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pip.3230

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

Liu S; Payne D; Vargas Castrillon C; Chen D; Kim M; Sen C; Varshney U; Hameiri Z; Chan C; Abbott M; Wenham S, 2018, 'Impact of dark annealing on the kinetics of light- and elevated-temperature-induced degradation', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 8, pp. 1494 - 1494, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2018.2866325

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

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

Kim M; Chen DANIEL; abbott M; Nampalli ; wenham ; Stefani B; hallam , 2018, 'Impact of interstitial iron on the study of meta-stable B-O defects in Czochralski silicon: Further evidence of a single defect', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 123, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.5000323

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

Nampalli N; Li H; Kim M; Stefani B; Wenham S; Hallam B; Abbott M, 2017, 'Multiple pathways for permanent deactivation of boron-oxygen defects in p-type silicon', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 173, pp. 12 - 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2017.06.041

Hallam B; Kim M; Abbott M; Nampalli N; Nærland T; Stefani B; Wenham S, 2017, 'Recent insights into boron-oxygen related degradation: Evidence of a single defect', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 173, pp. 25 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2017.06.038

Hallam BJ; Chan CE; Chen R; Wang S; Ji J; Mai L; Abbott MD; Payne DNR; Kim M; Chen D; Chong C; Wenham SR, 2017, 'Rapid mitigation of carrier-induced degradation in commercial silicon solar cells', Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 56, http://dx.doi.org/10.7567/JJAP.56.08MB13

Hallam B; Chen D; Kim M; Stefani B; Hoex B; Abbott M; Wenham S, 2017, 'The role of hydrogenation and gettering in enhancing the efficiency of next-generation Si solar cells: An industrial perspective', Physica Status Solidi (A) Applications and Materials Science, vol. 214, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pssa.201700305

Kim M; Hamer P; Li H; Payne D; Wenham S; Abbott M; Hallam B, 2017, 'Impact of thermal processes on multi-crystalline silicon', Frontiers in Energy, vol. 11, pp. 32 - 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11708-016-0427-5

Kim M; Abbott M; Nampalli N; Wenham S; Stefani B; Hallam B, 2017, 'Modulating the extent of fast and slow boron-oxygen related degradation in Czochralski silicon by thermal annealing: Evidence of a single defect', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4975685

Conference Papers

Samadi A; Sen C; Liu S; Varshney U; Chen D; Kim M; Soufiani AM; Contreras MV; Chong CM; Ciesla A; Abbott M; Chan C, 2019, 'Hydrogenation of dislocations in p-type cast-mono silicon', in AIP Conference Proceedings, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.5123894

Wright M; Kim M; Dexiang P; Xin X; Wenbin Z; Wright B; Hallam B, 2019, 'Multifunctional process to improve surface passivation and carrier transport in industrial N-type silicon heterojunction solar cells by 0.7% absolute', in AIP Conference Proceedings, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.5123882

Soeriyadi A; Weigand W; Wright B; Stefani BV; Wright M; Sen C; Chen D; Kim M; Holman Z; Hallam B, 2019, 'Elevating Low-Quality Silicon Wafers for High-Efficiency Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cell Applications', in Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, pp. 807 - 812, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PVSC40753.2019.8980613

Chen D; Weigand W; Wright M; Kim M; Shi J; Yu ZJ; Stefani BV; Soeriyadi A; Holman Z; Hallam B, 2019, 'Evaluating the Impact of and Solutions to Light-induced Degradation in Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells', in Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, pp. 1099 - 1103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PVSC40753.2019.8980779

Chen D; Kim M; Shi J; Yu ZJ; Leilaeioun AM; Liu S; Stefani B; Wenham S; Einhaus R; Holman Z; Hallam B, 2018, '< 700 mV Open-Circuit Voltages on Defect-Engineered P-type Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells on Czochralski and Multicrystalline Wafers', 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. 1677 - 1681, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2018.8548239

Fung TH; Kim M; Chen D; Samadi A; Chan CE; Hallam BJ; Wenham S; Abbott M, 2018, 'Influence of bound hydrogen states on carrier-induced degradation in multi-crystalline silicon', in AIP Conference Proceedings, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.5049323

Liu S; Chan C; Chen D; Kim M; Sen C; Varshney U; Hallam B; Abbott M; Wenham S; Payne D, 2018, 'Investigation of temperature and illumination dependencies of carrier-induced degradation in p -type multi-crystalline silicon', in AIP Conference Proceedings, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.5049333

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

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 2018 IEEE 7TH WORLD CONFERENCE ON PHOTOVOLTAIC ENERGY CONVERSION (WCPEC) (A JOINT CONFERENCE OF 45TH IEEE PVSC, 28TH PVSEC & 34TH EU PVSEC), IEEE, Waikoloa, HI, pp. 0001 - 0008, presented at 7th IEEE World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion (WCPEC), Waikoloa, HI, 10 June 2018 - 15 June 2018, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000469200400001&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Kim M; Wenham S; Unsur V; Ebong A; Hallam B, 2018, 'Impact of Rapid Firing Thermal Processes on Meta-Stable Defects: Preformation of the LeTID and the Suppression of B-O Defects', in 2018 IEEE 7TH WORLD CONFERENCE ON PHOTOVOLTAIC ENERGY CONVERSION (WCPEC) (A JOINT CONFERENCE OF 45TH IEEE PVSC, 28TH PVSEC & 34TH EU PVSEC), IEEE, Waikoloa, HI, pp. 0341 - 0346, presented at 7th IEEE World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion (WCPEC) / A Joint Conference of 45th IEEE PVSC / 28th PVSEC / 34th EU PVSEC, Waikoloa, HI, 10 June 2018 - 15 June 2018, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000469200400080&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Varshney U; Abbott MD; Liu S; Chen D; Kim M; Sen C; Payne DNR; Wenham SR; Hoex B; Chan C, 2018, 'Influence of dielectric passivation layer thickness on LeTID in multicrystalline silicon', in 2018 IEEE 7TH WORLD CONFERENCE ON PHOTOVOLTAIC ENERGY CONVERSION (WCPEC) (A JOINT CONFERENCE OF 45TH IEEE PVSC, 28TH PVSEC & 34TH EU PVSEC), IEEE, Waikoloa, HI, pp. 0363 - 0367, presented at 7th IEEE World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion (WCPEC) / A Joint Conference of 45th IEEE PVSC / 28th PVSEC / 34th EU PVSEC, Waikoloa, HI, 10 June 2018 - 15 June 2018, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000469200400086&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Kim M; Wenham S; Unsur V; Ebong A; Hallam B, 2018, 'Impact of Rapid Firing Thermal Processes on Meta-Stable Defects: Preformation of the LeTID and the Suppression of B-O Defects', in 2018 IEEE 7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion (WCPEC) (A Joint Conference of 45th IEEE PVSC, 28th PVSEC 34th EU PVSEC), pp. 0341 - 0346, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2018.8547666

Kim M; Chen D; Shi J; Abbott M; Holman Z; Wenham S; Hallam B, 2018, 'P-type Hybrid Heterojunction Solar Cells Naturally Incorporating Gettering and Bulk Hydrogenation', in 2018 IEEE 7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion (WCPEC) (A Joint Conference of 45th IEEE PVSC, 28th PVSEC 34th EU PVSEC), pp. 2027 - 2031, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2018.8547954

Kim M; Chen D; Abbott M; Wenham S; Hallam B, 2018, 'Role of hydrogen: Formation and passivation of meta-stable defects due to hydrogen in silicon', in AIP Conference Proceedings, pp. 130010 - 130010, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.5049329

Kim M; chen DANIEL; abbott MALCOLM; wenham ; hallam , 2017, 'INVESTIGATING THE INFLUENCE OF INTERSTITIAL IRON ON THE STUDY OF BORON-OXYGEN DEFECTS', in Proceedings of the 33rd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, 33rd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands, presented at 33rd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 25 September 2017 - 29 September 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.4229/EUPVSEC20172017-2BO.2.6

Hallam B; Hamer P; Kim M; Nampalli N; Gorman N; Chen D; Chan C; Abbott M; Wenham S, 2017, 'Direct transitions between states A and C in the boron-oxygen defect system - Fact or fiction?', in 2017 IEEE 44th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2017, pp. 1 - 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2017.8366560

Hallam B; Abbott M; Bilbao J; Hamer P; Gorman N; Kim M; Chen D; Hammerton K; Payne D; Chan C; Nampalli N; Wenham S, 2016, 'Modelling Kinetics of the Boron-Oxygen Defect System', in Energy Procedia, pp. 42 - 51, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2016.07.008

Kim M; Li H; Payne DAVID; Wenham SR; Hallam BRETT; Abbott MALCOLM, 2016, 'Application of High Efficiency Emitters to Multi-Crystalline Silicon', in Proceedings of the 32nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, 32nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Munich, Germany, pp. 474 - 478, presented at 32nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Munich, Germany, 20 June 2016 - 24 June 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.4229/EUPVSEC20162016-2DO.4.6

Hallam BJ; Bilbao J; Payne D; Chan CE; Kim M; Chen D; Gorman N; Abbott M; Wenham SR, 2016, 'Modelling the Long-Term Behaviour of Boron-Oxygen Defect Passivation in the Field Using Typical Meteorological Year Data (TMY2).', in Proceedings of the 32nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, 32nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Munich, Germany, pp. 555 - 559, presented at 32nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Munich, Germany, 20 June 2016 - 24 June 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.4229/EUPVSEC20162016-2DO.4.6

Hallam B; Hamer P; Kim M; Nampalli N; Gorman N; Chen D; Chan C; Abbott M; Wenham S, 2016, 'Direct transitions between states A and C in the boron-oxygen defect system - Fact or fiction?', in Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Portland, OR, USA, pp. 2430 - 2433, presented at 2016 IEEE 43rd Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC), Portland, OR, USA, 05 June 2016 - 10 June 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2016.7750078

Hamer P; Nampalli N; Hameiri Z; Kim M; Chen D; Gorman N; Hallam B; Abbott M; Wenham S, 2016, 'Boron-Oxygen defect formation rates and activity at elevated temperatures', in Energy Procedia, ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV, CEA INES, Chambery, FRANCE, pp. 791 - 800, presented at 6th International Conference on Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaics (SiliconPV), CEA INES, Chambery, FRANCE, 07 March 2016 - 09 March 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2016.07.070

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

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

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

Conference Posters

Varshney U; Liu S; Chen D; Kim M; Abbott M; Payne D; Hoex B; Chan C, 2018, 'Influence of dielectric passivation layer thickness on LeTID in multicrystalline silicon', Hawaii, USA, pp. 363 - 367, presented at WCPEC-7, Hawaii, USA, 10 June 2018 - 15 June 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2018.8547618

Conference Presentations

Chen D; Hamer P; Kim M; Mullins J; Sen C; Khan M; Oshima T; Abe H; Liu S; Ciesla A; Chan C; Chen R; Rougieux F; Zhou Z; Wright B; Varshney U; Vicari Stefani B; Soeriyadi A; Vargas Castrillon C; Samadi A; Hameiri Z; zhang X; Jin H; Qi W; Abbott M; Chong C; Peaker A; Hallam B, 2019, 'Will LeTID remain a commercial problem? Evaluating the solutions and a possible root cause. (LeTID仍是一个商业难题吗?根源分析和问题解决)', presented at 18th Issue PV WE CLASS-Crystalline Silicon Advanced Technology and Materials Forum, Wuxi, China, 24 April 2019 - 24 May 2019

Hallam BJ; Chen D; Shi J; Kim M; Vicari Stefani B; Wright M; Soeriyadi A; Holman Z, 2018, 'Hydrogenated Heterojunction P-type Silicon Solar Cells with VOCs over 700 mV using Czochralski and Multi-Crystalline Si Wafers', presented at 10th China SoG Silicon and PV Power Conference, Xi'an, China, 08 November 2018 - 10 November 2018

Chen DE; Shi J; Kim M; Yu Z; Leilaeioun M; Vicari Stefani B; Einhaus R; Wenham S; Holman Z; Hallam BJ, 2018, '>700 mV Open-circuit Voltages on Defect-Engineered P-type Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells on Czochralski and Multicrystalline Wafers', presented at 7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion (WCPEC), Waikaloa, Hawaii, USA, 10 June 2018 - 15 June 2018

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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