Supriya Pillai

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2019

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Nanospheres
Solar cells
solar cells
trapping
gratings
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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Electric properties
solar cells
Nanoparticles
nanoparticles
electrical properties

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

solar cells
Metals
engineering
Polarization
Nanoparticles

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tin oxides
Silver
Indium
Nanowires
Sheet resistance

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.

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Metals
Light
Nanostructures
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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Nanospheres
Silicon solar cells
solar cells
Metals
trapping

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

grain boundaries
relaxation time
silver
optical properties
grain size

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Optical constants
Silver
Ellipsometry
Infrared radiation
Membranes
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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
solar cells
nanoparticles
antireflection coatings
cells
augmentation

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
silver
evaluation
handbooks
examination
optical properties

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

reflectors
solar cells
Metal nanoparticles
Metals
thin films

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

solar cells
trapping
silver
nanoparticles
scattering
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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Aluminum Oxide
Silicon solar cells
Aluminum
Heterojunctions
aluminum oxides

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Metal nanoparticles
Solar cells
Scattering
Degradation
Coatings
2013

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Silicon solar cells
Metals
Solar cells
Scattering
Refractive index

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Antireflection coatings
Silver
Borosilicate glass
Solar cells
Textures

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Silicon solar cells
Diffraction patterns
Geometrical optics
Ray tracing
Silicon
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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Plasmons
Solar cells
Nanoparticles
Crystalline materials
Carrier lifetime
2011

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Silicon solar cells
solar cells
trapping
Nanoparticles
nanoparticles

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

plasmons
solar cells
quantum dots
nanocrystals
photoluminescence

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

spacers
solar cells
nanoparticles
quantum efficiency
cells
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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

plasmons
solar cells
trapping
short circuit currents
silicon

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Plasmons
Metal nanoparticles
Surface plasmon resonance
Photocurrents
Solar cells
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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

solar cells
augmentation
thin films
cells
plasmons
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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

dipoles
waveguides
augmentation
silicon
reflectance

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 journalArticleResearchpeer-review

plasmons
light emitting diodes
nanoparticles
electroluminescence
silver