Supriya Pillai

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  • 3265 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
20032022

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Research Outputs

2019

Contactless photo-conductivity measurements using time-resolved microwave conductivity

Hashmi, R. M. & Pillai, S., 2019, Proceedings of the 2019 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA): ICEAA '19 21st edition. Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 1407 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

Large-area nanosphere gratings for light trapping and reduced surface losses in thin solar cells

Chang, Y-C., Pollard, M. E., Payne, D. N. R., Sprafke, A., Pillai, S. & Bagnall, D. M., Jul 2019, In : IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. 9, 4, p. 1012-1019 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
2018

Light harvesting in organic solar cells

Pillai, S., Wright, M. & Chan, K. H., 2018, Encyclopedia of modern optics. Guenther, B. D. & Steel, D. G. (eds.). 2nd ed. Amsterdam: Elsevier, Vol. 5. p. 292-308 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary/reference book

2017

Dark carrier dynamics and electrical characteristics of organic solar cells integrated with Ag-SiO2 core-shell nanoparticles

Chan, K. H., Elumalai, N. K., Tayebjee, M. J. Y., Uddin, A. & Pillai, S., Jan 2017, In : Synthetic Metals. 223, p. 34-42 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Interfacial engineering of hole transport layers with metal and dielectric nanoparticles for efficient perovskite solar cells

Wang, D., Chan, K. H., Elumalai, N. K., Mahmud, M. A., Upama, M. B., Uddin, A. & Pillai, S., 28 Sep 2017, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 19, 36, p. 25016-25024 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Low-temperature solution processed random silver nanowire as a promising replacement for indium tin oxide

Teymouri, A., Pillai, S., Ouyang, Z., Hao, X., Liu, F., Yan, C. & Green, M. A., 4 Oct 2017, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 9, 39, p. 34093-34100 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Plasmonics in organic and perovskite solar cells: optical and electrical effects

Chan, K., Wright, M., Elumalai, N., Uddin, A. & Pillai, S., 17 Mar 2017, In : Advanced Optical Materials. 5, 6, 19 p., 1600698.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

25 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of parasitic loss on solar cells with plasmonic nano-textured rear reflectors

Disney, C. E. R., Pillai, S. & Green, M. A., 9 Oct 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, p. 1-10 10 p., 12826.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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15 Citations (Scopus)
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2016

Enhanced broadband light trapping in c-Si solar cells using nanosphere-embedded metallic grating structure

Xu, Q., Johnson, C., Disney, C. & Pillai, S., Jan 2016, In : IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. 6, 1, p. 61-67 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Grain boundary effects on the optical constants and Drude relaxation times of silver films

Jiang, Y., Pillai, S. & Green, M. A., 21 Dec 2016, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 120, 23, 12 p., 233109.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Promising hybrid Graphene-Silver nanowire transparent conductive electrode

Teymouri, A., Pillai, S., Ouyang, Z., Hao, X. & Green, M., 2016, 2016 IEEE 43rd Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC). Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 364-367 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

Realistic silver optical constants for plasmonics

Jiang, Y., Pillai, S. & Green, M. A., 29 Jul 2016, In : Scientific Reports. 6, 7 p., 30605.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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41 Citations (Scopus)
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2015

Can plasmonic Al nanoparticles improve absorption in triple junction solar cells?

Yang, L., Pillai, S. & Green, M. A., 3 Jul 2015, In : Scientific Reports. 5, p. 1-12 12 p., 11852.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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21 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

Nanosphere lithography for improved absorption in thin crystalline silicon solar cells

Chang, Y., Payne, D. N. R., Pollard, M. E., Pillai, S. & Bagnall, D. M., 2015, Micro+Nano Materials, Devices, and Systems. Eggleton, B. J. & Palomba, S. (eds.). Bellingham, WA: SPIE, p. 1-10 10 p. 966849. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 9668).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

2 Citations (Scopus)

Nanostructured metallic rear reflectors for thin solar cells: balancing parasitic absorption in metal and large-angle scattering

Disney, C. E. R., Pillai, S. & Green, M. A., 2015, Micro+Nano Materials, Devices, and Systems. Eggleton, B. J. & Palomba, S. (eds.). Bellingham, WA: SPIE, p. 1-7 7 p. 966846. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 9668).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

Re-evaluation of literature values of silver optical constants

Jiang, Y., Pillai, S. & Green, M. A., 9 Feb 2015, In : Optics Express. 23, 3, p. 2133-2144 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
22 Citations (Scopus)

Self-assembled nanostructured rear reflector designs for thin-film solar cells

Disney, C. E. R., Pillai, S., Johnson, C. M. & Green, M. A., 19 Aug 2015, In : ACS Photonics. 2, 8, p. 1108-1116 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of ageing on the scattering properties of silver nanoparticles for a plasmonic solar cell

Pillai, S., Disney, C. E., Yang, Y. & Green, M. A., 21 Oct 2015, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 118, 15, p. 1-7 7 p., 153102.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Design of anodic aluminum oxide rear surface plasmonic heterostructures for light trapping in thin silicon solar cells

Li, Y., Dunham, S., Pillai, S., Ouyang, Z., Barnett, A., Lochtefeld, A. & Lennon, A., Sep 2014, In : IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. 4, 5, p. 1212-1219 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Plasmonic degradation and the importance of over-coating metal nanoparticles for a plasmonic solar cell

Yang, Y., Pillai, S., Mehrvarz, H. & Green, M. A., Mar 2014, In : Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells. 122, p. 208-216 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Plasmonic rear reflectors for thin-film solar cells: design principles from electromagnetic modelling

Disney, C. E. R., Pillai, S., Johnson, C. M., Xu, Q. & Green, M. A., 2014, Next Generation Technologies for Solar Energy Conversion V. Sulima, O. V. & Conibeer, G. (eds.). Bellingham, WA: SPIE, p. 1-10 10 p. 91780J. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 9178).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

Re-interpretation of silver optical constants for plasmonic applications

Jiang, Y., Pillai, S. & Green, M. A., 2014, Light, Energy and the Environment 2014. Washington, DC: Optical Society of America (OSA), 3 p. JW6A.21

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

2013

Ageing effects on plasmonic properties for solar cell applications

Pillai, S., Yang, Y., Jiang, Y. & Green, M., 2013, Micro/Nano Materials, Devices, and Systems. Friend, J. & Tan, H. H. (eds.). Bellingham, WA: SPIE, p. 1-5 5 p. 892335. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 8923).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

Angular reflection study to reduce plasmonic losses in the dielectrically displaced back reflectors of silicon solar cells

Yang, Y., Pillai, S., Kampwerth, H., Green, M. A., Mehrvarz, H. & Ho-Baillie, A., Oct 2013, In : Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells. 117, p. 343-349 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

A novel silver nanoparticle assisted texture as broadband antireflection coating for solar cell applications

Cui, H., Pillai, S., Campbell, P. & Green, M., Feb 2013, In : Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells. 109, p. 233-239 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of 2-D reflection pattern from textured front surfaces of silicon solar cells

Yang, Y., Green, M. A., Ho-Baillie, A., Kampwerth, H., Pillai, S. & Mehrvarz, H., Aug 2013, In : Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells. 115, p. 42-51 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Enhanced light trapping for high efficiency crystalline solar cells by the application of rear surface plasmons

Yang, Y., Pillai, S., Mehrvarz, H., Kampwerth, H., Ho-Baillie, A. & Green, M. A., Jun 2012, In : Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells. 101, p. 217-226 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Citations (Scopus)

Harnessing plasmonics for solar cells

Green, M. A. & Pillai, S., Mar 2012, In : Nature Photonics. 6, p. 130-132 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinion

333 Citations (Scopus)

Plasmonics for photovoltaics

Pillai, S. & Green, M. A., 2012, Comprehensive renewable energy: photovoltaic solar energy. Sayigh, A. & van Sark, W. G. J. H. M. (eds.). The Netherlands; Oxford; Waltham : Elsevier, Vol. 1. p. 641-656 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Effect of surface plasmon resonance on the photoluminescence from Si quantum dot structures for third generation solar cell applications

Pillai, S., Hohn, J. J., Johnson, C. M. & Conibeer, G. J., 2011, Photonic and plasmonic materials for enhanced photovoltaic performance. New York: Cambridge University Press, p. 91-96 6 p. (Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings; vol. 1391).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

Nanoparticle-enhanced light trapping in thin-film silicon solar cells

Ouyang, Z., Zhao, X., Varlamov, S., Tao, Y., Wong, J. & Pillai, S., Dec 2011, In : Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications. 19, 8, p. 917-926 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

73 Citations (Scopus)

Surface plasmons for improving the performance of quantum dot structures for third generation solar cell applications

Pillai, S., Perez-Wurfl, I., Conibeer, G. J. & Green, M. A., Jan 2011, In : Physica Status Solidi (C) Current Topics in Solid State Physics. 8, 1, p. 181-184 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of dielectric spacer thickness on surface plasmon enhanced solar cells for front and rear side depositions

Pillai, S., Beck, F. J., Catchpole, K. R., Ouyang, Z. & Green, M. A., 1 Apr 2011, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 109, 7, p. 1-8 8 p., 073105.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

120 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of rear surface passivation layer thickness on high efficiency solar cells with planar and scattering metal reflectors

Yang, Y., Mehrvarz, H., Pillai, S., Green, M., Kampwerth, H. & Ho-Baillie, A., 2011, 2012 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 1172-1176 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)
2010

Effective light trapping in polycrystalline silicon thin-film solar cells by means of rear localized surface plasmons

Ouyang, Z., Pillai, S., Beck, F., Kunz, O., Varlamov, S., Catchpole, K. R., Campbell, P. & Green, M. A., 28 Jun 2010, In : Applied Physics Letters. 96, 26, p. 1-3 3 p., 261109.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

128 Citations (Scopus)

Plasmonics for photovoltaic applications

Pillai, S. & Green, M. A., Sep 2010, In : Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells. 94, 9, p. 1481-1486 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

369 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Surface plasmon enhanced silicon solar cells

Pillai, S., Catchpole, K. R., Trupke, T. & Green, M. A., 1 May 2007, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 101, 9, 8 p., 093105.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1514 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Absorption enhancement due to scattering by dipoles into silicon waveguides

Catchpole, K. R. & Pillai, S., 15 Aug 2006, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 100, 4, 8 p., 044504.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

86 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced emission from Si-based light-emitting diodes using surface plasmons

Pillai, S., Catchpole, K. R., Trupke, T., Zhang, G., Zhao, J. & Green, M. A., 17 Apr 2006, In : Applied Physics Letters. 88, 16, 3 p., 161102.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

232 Citations (Scopus)

Surface plasmons for enhanced silicon light-emitting diodes and solar cells

Catchpole, K. R. & Pillai, S., Dec 2006, In : Journal of Luminescence. 121, 2, p. 315-318 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference paper

70 Citations (Scopus)
2003

Novel applications for surface plasmons in photovoltaics

Catchpole, K. R., Pillai, S. & Lin, K. L., 31 Dec 2003, Proceedings of the 3rd World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion: Joint Conference of 13th PV Science & Engineering Conference, 30th IEEE PV Specialists Conference, 18th European PV Solar Energy Conference. Kurokawa, K., Kazmerski, L. L., McNelis, B., Yamaguchi, M., Wronski, C. & Sinke, W. C. (eds.). Japan: WCPEC-3 Organizing Committee, Vol. C. p. 2714-2717 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution

7 Citations (Scopus)