Select Publications

Books

Wenham SR; Green MA; Watt ME; Corkish RP; Sproul AB, 2013, Applied photovoltaics, third edition, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781849776981

Book Chapters

Prasad D; Newton P; White S; Sproul A, 2019, 'Pathways to Low Carbon Living', in Newton P; Prasad D; Sproul A; White S (ed.), Decarbonising the Built Environment., Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-7940-6_1

Sproul A, 2019, 'Rooftop Photovoltaics: Distributed Renewable Energy and Storage (or Low-Cost PV Changes Everything)', in Netwon P; Prasad D; Sproul A; White S (ed.), Decarbonising the Built Environment, Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, pp. 53 - 64, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-7940-6

Journal articles

Guo J; Bilbao JI; Sproul AB, 2020, 'A novel solar cooling cycle – A ground coupled PV/T desiccant cooling (GPVTDC) system with low heat source temperatures', Renewable Energy, vol. 162, pp. 1273 - 1284, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2020.08.050

Yang S; Cannavale A; Di Carlo A; Prasad D; Sproul A; Fiorito F, 2020, 'Performance assessment of BIPV/T double-skin façade for various climate zones in Australia: Effects on energy consumption', Solar Energy, vol. 199, pp. 377 - 399, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2020.02.044

Joshi B; Kay M; Copper JK; Sproul AB, 2019, 'Evaluation of solar irradiance forecasting skills of the Australian Bureau of Meteorology's ACCESS models', Solar Energy, vol. 188, pp. 386 - 402, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2019.06.007

Yang S; Cannavale A; Prasad D; Sproul A; Fiorito F, 2019, 'Numerical simulation study of BIPV/T double-skin facade for various climate zones in Australia: Effects on indoor thermal comfort', Building Simulation, vol. 12, pp. 51 - 67, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12273-018-0489-x

Zhou X; Goldsworthy M; Sproul A, 2018, 'Performance investigation of an internally cooled desiccant wheel', Applied Energy, vol. 224, pp. 382 - 397, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.05.011

Zhao J; Bilbao JI; Spooner ED; Sproul AB, 2018, 'Experimental study of a solar pool heating system under lower flow and low pump speed conditions', Renewable Energy, vol. 119, pp. 320 - 335, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2017.12.006

Yildiz B; Bilbao JI; Dore J; Sproul AB, 2017, 'Recent advances in the analysis of residential electricity consumption and applications of smart meter data', Applied Energy, vol. 208, pp. 402 - 427, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.10.014

Fan H; MacGill IF; Sproul AB, 2017, 'Statistical analysis of drivers of residential peak electricity demand', Energy and Buildings, vol. 141, pp. 205 - 217, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.02.030

Yildiz B; Bilbao JI; Sproul AB, 2017, 'A review and analysis of regression and machine learning models on commercial building electricity load forecasting', Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 73, pp. 1104 - 1122, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2017.02.023

Guo J; Lin S; Bilbao JI; White SD; Sproul AB, 2017, 'A review of photovoltaic thermal (PV/T) heat utilisation with low temperature desiccant cooling and dehumidification', Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 67, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2016.08.056

Lazos D; Kay M; Sproul A, 2017, 'Development of a numericalweather analysis tool for assessing the precooling potential at any location', Energies, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/en10010021

Bambrook SM; Sproul AB, 2016, 'A solvable thermal circuit for modelling PVT air collectors', Solar Energy, vol. 138, pp. 77 - 87, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2016.09.007

Farshchimonfared M; Bilbao JI; Sproul AB, 2016, 'Full optimisation and sensitivity analysis of a photovoltaic–thermal (PV/T) air system linked to a typical residential building', Solar Energy, vol. 136, pp. 15 - 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2016.06.048

Copper JK; Sproul AB; Jarnason S, 2016, 'Photovoltaic (PV) performance modelling in the absence of onsite measured plane of array irradiance (POA) and module temperature', Renewable Energy, vol. 86, pp. 760 - 769, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2015.09.005

Copper JK; Sproul AB; Bruce AG, 2016, 'A method to calculate array spacing and potential system size of photovoltaic arrays in the urban environment using vector analysis', Applied Energy, vol. 161, pp. 11 - 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.09.074

Fan H; MacGill IF; Sproul AB, 2015, 'Statistical analysis of driving factors of residential energy demand in the greater Sydney region, Australia', Energy and Buildings, vol. 105, pp. 9 - 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2015.07.030

Lazos D; Sproul AB; Kay M, 2015, 'Development of hybrid numerical and statistical short term horizon weather prediction models for building energy management optimisation', Building and Environment, vol. 90, pp. 82 - 95, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2015.03.025

Bilbao JI; Sproul AB, 2015, 'Detailed PVT-water model for transient analysis using RC networks', Solar Energy, vol. 115, pp. 680 - 693, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2015.03.003

Farshchimonfared M; Bilbao JI; Sproul AB, 2015, 'Channel depth, air mass flow rate and air distribution duct diameter optimization of photovoltaic thermal (PV/T) air collectors linked to residential buildings', Renewable Energy, vol. 76, pp. 27 - 35, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2014.10.044

Kay MJ; Lazos D; Sproul AB, 2014, 'Optimisation of energy management in commercial buildings with weather forecasting inputs: A review', Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 39, pp. 587 - 603, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2014.07.053

Nashed A; Sproul AB; Leslie G, 2014, 'Water resources and the potential of brackish groundwater extraction in Egypt: a review', Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology, vol. 63, pp. 399 - 428, http://dx.doi.org/10.2166/aqua.2014.162

Desha C; Robinson D; Sproul A, 2014, 'Working in partnership to develop engineering capability in energy efficiency', Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 106, pp. 283 - 291, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2014.03.099

Copper J; Sproul AB, 2013, 'Comparative building simulation study utilising measured and estimated solar irradiance for Australian locations', Renewable Energy, vol. 53, pp. 86 - 93, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2012.10.054

Copper J; Sproul AB, 2012, 'Comparative study of mathematical models in estimating solar irradiance for Australia', Renewable Energy, vol. 43, pp. 130 - 139, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2011.11.050

Bambrook SM; Sproul AB, 2012, 'Maximising the energy output of a PVT air system', Solar Energy, vol. 86, pp. 1857 - 1871, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2012.02.038

Cunio LN; Sproul AB, 2012, 'Performance characterisation and energy savings of uncovered swimming pool solar collectors under reduced flow rate conditions', Solar Energy, vol. 86, pp. 1511 - 1517, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2012.02.012

Bambrook SM; Sproul AB; Jacob D, 2011, 'Design optimisation for a low energy home in Sydney', Energy and Buildings, vol. 43, pp. 1702 - 1711, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2011.03.013

Hameiri Z; Puzzer T; Mai L; Sproul AB; Wenham SR, 2011, 'Laser induced defects in laser doped solar cells', Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and applications, vol. 19, pp. 391 - 405, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pip.1043

Sproul AB; Cook PA, 2011, 'Towards low-energy retail warehouse building', Architectural Science Review, vol. 54, pp. 206 - 214, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00038628.2011.590055

He S; Wong J; Inn D; Hoex B; Aberle AG; Sproul AB, 2010, 'Influences of oxygen contamination on evaporated poly-Si thin-film solar cells by solid-phase epitaxy', Thin Solid Films, vol. 518, pp. 4351 - 4355, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2010.01.017

Hameiri Z; Mai L; Sproul AB; Wenham SR, 2010, '18.7% efficient laser-doped solar cell on p-type Czochralski silicon', Applied Physics Letters, vol. 97, pp. 222111 - 222113, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3515866

Hameiri Z; Spooner ED; Sproul AB, 2010, 'High Efficiency Pool Filtering Systems', Renewable Energy, vol. 34, pp. 450 - 455

He S; Sproul AB, 2010, 'Optical Properties of Evaporated Poly-Si Thin-Films on Glass', Thin Solid Films, vol. 519, pp. 351 - 356, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2010.07.100

He S; Janssens J; Wong J; Sproul AB, 2010, 'The influence of base doping density on the performance of evaporated poly-Si thin-film solar cells by solid phase epitaxy', Thin Solid Films, vol. 519, pp. 475 - 478, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2010.07.116

Hameiri Z; Spooner ED; Sproul AB, 2009, 'High efficiency pool filtering systems utilising variable frequency drives', Renewable Energy, vol. 34, pp. 450 - 455, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2008.05.021

Sproul AB, 2007, 'Derivation of the solar geometric relationships using vector analysis', Renewable Energy, vol. 32, pp. 1187 - 1205, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2006.05.001

Sproul AB, 2007, 'Erratum to `Derivation of the solar geometric relationships using vector analysis`. [Renew. Energy 32 (2007) 1187-1205] (DOI:10.1016/j.renene.2006.05.001)', Renewable Energy, vol. 32, pp. 2642 - 2642, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2007.05.039

Corkish RP; Wenham SR; Cotter JE; Sproul AB; Aberle AG; Bruce AG; Green MA, 2006, 'Materials Engineering Education in two new engineering degree programs at the centre for photovoltaic engineering', Journal of Materials Education, vol. 28, pp. 57 - 68

Straub A; Gebs R; Habenicht H; Trunk S; Bardos RA; Sproul AB; Aberle AG, 2005, 'Impedance analysis: A powerful method for the determination of the doping concentration and built-in potential of nonideal semiconductor p-n diodes', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 97, pp. 083703-1 - 083703-8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1868079

Aberle AG; Straub A; Widenborg P; Sproul AB; Huang Y; Campbell PR, 2005, 'Polycrystalline silicon thin-film solar cells on glass by aluminium-induced crystallisation and subsequent ion-assisted deposition (ALICIA)', Progress in Photovoltaics, vol. 13, pp. 37 - 47, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pip.577

Aberle AG; Widenborg P; Song DY; Straub A; Terry M; Walsh TM; Sproul AB; Campbell PR; Inns D; Beilby B; Griffin M; Weber JW; Huang Y; Kunz O; Gebs R; Martin-Brune F; Barroux V; Wenham SR, 2005, 'Recent advances in polycrystalline silicon thin-film solar cells on glass at UNSW', IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, pp. 877 - 882

Straub A; Inns D; Kunz O; Terry M; Widenborg P; Sproul AB; Aberle AG, 2005, 'Towards 400 mV ALICIA thin-film silicon solar cells on glass', IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, pp. 1221 - 1224

Richards BS; Lambertz A; Sproul AB, 2004, 'Determination of the optical properties of non-uniformly thick non-hydrogenated sputtered silicon thin films on glass', Thin Solid Films, vol. 460, pp. 247 - 255, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2004.01.072

Straub A; Widenborg P; Sproul AB; Huang Y; Harder NP; Aberle AG, 2004, 'Fast and non-destructive assessment of epitaxial quality of polycrystalline silicon films on glass by optical measurements', Journal of Crystal Growth, vol. 265, pp. 168 - 173, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2004.01.046

Harder NP; Sproul AB, 2003, 'Effects of Sheet Resistance and Contact Shading on the Characterization of Solar Cells by Open-Circuit Voltage Measurements', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 94, pp. 2473 - 2479, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1595141

Widenborg P; Neuhaus DH; Campbell PR; Sproul AB; Aberle AG, 2002, 'Back electrode formation for poly-Si thin-film solar cells on glass having AIC-grown seeding layer', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 74, pp. 305 - 314, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0927-0248(02)00089-2

Neuhaus DH; Harder NP; Oelting S; Bardos RA; Sproul AB; Widenborg P; Aberle AG, 2002, 'Dependence of the Recombination in Thin-film Si Solar Cells Grown by Ion-Assisted Deposition on the Crystallographic Orientation of the Substrate', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 74, pp. 225 - 232, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0927-0248(02)00078-8


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