Scientific Publications

Papers in scientific/technical journals

Dan Ren, Nicholas Wei Xian Loo,Luo Gong, and Boon Siang Yeo. Continuous Production of Ethylene from Carbon Dioxide and Water Using Intermittent Sunlight. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b02110

Li, M.; Ma, F-J.; Peters, I.M.; Shetty, K.D.; Aberle, A.G.; Hoex, B.; Samudra, G.S. Numerical Simulation of Doping Process by BBr3 Tube Diffusion for Industrial n-Type Silicon Wafer Solar Cells. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics  VOL. 7, NO. 3, MAY 2017, pp. 755-762

Liu, H.; Ren, Z.; Liu, Z; Aberle, A.G.; Buonassisi, T.; Peters, I.M. Predicting the outdoor performance of flat-plate III–V/Si tandem solar cells. Solar Energy 149 (2017), pp. 77–84

Basu, P.K.; Khanna, A. A new single-component low-cost emitter etch-back process for silicon wafer solar cells. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy. DOI: 10.1007/s10098-017-1354-9

Wang, P.; Liu, Z.; Xu, K.; Blackwood, D.J.;  Hong, M.; Aberle, A.G.; Stangl, R.; Peters, I.M. Periodic upright nanopyramids for light management applications in ultra-thin crystalline silicon solar cells. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics  DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2016.2641298

Trivedi, A.; Srinivasan, D.;  Biswas, S.; Reindl, T. A genetic algorithm - differential evolution based hybrid framework:  Case study on unit commitment scheduling problem. Information Sciences Vol. 354 (2016) pp 275 to 300 DOI:10.1016/j.ins.2016.03.023

Sharma, V., Yang, D., Walsh, W., Reindl, T. Short term solar irradiance forecasting using a mixed wavelet neural network. Renewable Energy (90), 2016, pp. 481-492

Trivedi, A., Srinivasan, D., Biswas, S., Reindl, T. A genetic algorithm – differential evolution based hybrid framework: Case study on unit commitment scheduling problem. Information Sciences 354 (2016), pp. 275-300

Shang, C., Srinivasan, D., Reindl, T. Economic and environmental generation and voyage scheduling of all-electric ships. IEEE Transactions on power systems, vol. 31 (5), 2016, p. 4087

Ting, R.T.L., Deng, Y., Ma, L., Zheng, Y-J., Peterson, A.A., Yeo, B.S. Catalytic activities of sulfur atoms in amorphous molybdenum sulfide for the electrochemical hydrogen evolution reaction. ACS Catalysis 2016, Vol. 6, pp. 861-867.

Thomson, M.; Baker, R., Ng, H.Y. Technical and economic evaluation of an off-grid solar desalination system in Myanmar. Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology - AQUA, Jun 2016, Vol 65, Issue 4, pp. 354-360.

Li, M.; Adams, S. Molecular dynamics simulations of cation-controlled aggregation in fluorene–triarylamine copolymers. Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, Vol. 54, Issue 10, pp. 965-974.

Guo, S., Singh, J.P., Peters, I.M., Aberle, A.G., Wong, J. Two-dimensional current flow in stringed PV cells and its influence on the cell-to-module resistive losses. Solar Energy, Vol. 130 (2016), pp. 224-231.

Lim, F.J., Krishnamoorthy, A., Ho, G.W. All-in-one solar cell:  Stable light-soaking free, solution processed and efficient diketopyrrolopyrrole based small molecule inverted organic solar cells. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Vol. 150 (2016), pp. 19-31.

Wang, P., Peters, I.M., Impact of structure symmetry on light trapping properties of periodic nanostructures: A systematic discussion and quantification. Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 119 (2016), pp. 083101-1- 083101-8.

Deng, Y., Handoko, A.D., Du, Y., Xi, S., Yeo, B.S. In situ raman spectroscopy of copper and copper oxide surfaces during electrochemical oxygen evolution reaction: identification of Cu(II) oxides as catalytically active species. ACS Catalysis 2016, Vol. 6 pp. 2473-2481.

Nobre, A.M.; Severiano, C.A.; Karthik, S.; Kubis, M.; Zhao, L.; Martins, F.R.; Pereira, E.B; Ruther, R.; Reindl, T. PV power conversion and short-term forecasting in a tropical, densely-built environment in Singapore. Renewable Energy Vol. 94 (2016), pp. 496-509.

Basu, P.K., Li, J., Shanmugam, V.; Khanna, A. Heavy phosporous tube-diffusion and non-acidic deep chemical etch-back assisted efficiency enhancements of industrial multicrystalline silicon wafer solar cells. RSC Advances, 2016 Vol.6, pp. 35928-35935.

Zomer, C.; Nobre, A.; Reindl, T.; Ruther, R. Shading analysis for rooftop BIPV embedded in a high-density environment - A case study in Singapore. Energy and Buildings, Vol. 121 (2016), pp. 159-164.

Safizadeh, R.; Morgenstern, A.; Bongs, C.; Henning, H-M.; Luther, J. Optimization of a heat assisted air-conditioning system comprising membrane and dessicant technologies for applications in tropical climates. Energy, Vol 101 (2016), pp. 52-64.

Set, Y.T.; Birgersson, E.; Luther, J. Predictive mechanistic model for the electrical impedance and intensity-modulated photocurrent and photovoltage spectroscopic bulk heterojunction solar cell. Physical Review Applied, Vol 5 (2016), pp. 054002-1-054002-9.

Liu, H., Aberle, A.G., Buonassisi, T., Peters, I.M. On the methodology of energy yield assessment for one-sun tandem solar cells. Solar Energy, Vol. 135 (2016), pp. 598-604.

Xue, Z., Li W., Venkataraj, S.,Aberle A.G. Efficiency enhancement of ultra-thin Cu (In, Ga)Se2 solar cells: optimizing the absorber bandgap profile by numerical device simulations. Current Applied Physics, Vol. 16 (2016), Issue 10, pp. 1334-1341.

Xin, Z.; Tang, M.; Duttagupta, S.; Aberle, A.G.; Stangl, R. An improved methodology for extracting the interface defect denisty of passivated silicon solar cells. IEEE Journal of Photovoltacis, Vol. 6 (2016), issue 5, pp. 1080-1089.

Yan, X., Li, W., Aberle, A.G., Venkataraj, S. Optical scattering modelling of etched ZnO:AI superstrates and device simulation studies of a Si:H solar cells with different texture morphologies. Applied Optics, Vol. 55 (2016), No. 24, pp. 6718-6726.

Li, W., Yan, X., Aberle, A.G., Venkataraj, S. Adhesion improvement and characterization of magnetron sputter deposited bilayer molybdenum thin films for rear contact application in CIGS solar cells. International Journal of Photoenergy, (2016), article ID 2124087, DOI:10.1155/2016/2124087.

Png, R-Q; Ang, M.C.Y.; Teo, M-C.; Choo, K.K.; Tang, G.C.; Belaineh, D.; Chua, L.L.; Ho, K.H.P. Madelung and Hubbard interactions in polaron band model of doped organic semiconductors. Nature Communications 7, article ID: 11948 (2016), DOI: 10.1038/ncomms11948 pp. 1 to 9

Padmanabhan, M., Jhaveri, K., Sharma, R., Basu, P.K., Raj, S., Wong, J., Li, J. Light-induced degradation and regeneration of multicrystalline silicon Al-BSF and PERC solar cells. Phys. Status Solidi RRL, 1–8 (2016) / DOI 10.1002/pssr.201600173

Luo, W., Hacke, P., Singh, J.P., Chai, J., Wang, Y., Ramakrishna, S., Aberle, A.G., Khoo, Y.S. Characterisation of potential-induced degradation in crystalline silicon photovoltaic modules through dark I-V measurements. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 2016, DOI: 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2016.2621352 (in press)

Luo, W., Khoo, Y.S., Hacke, P., Naumann, V., Lausch, D., Harvey, S.P., Singh, J.P., Chai, J., Wang, Y., Aberle, A.G., Ramakrishna, S. Potential-induced degradation in photovoltaic modules: A Critical Review. Energy & Environmental Science, 2016, DOI: 10.1039/C6EE02271E

Wong, J., Raj, S., Ho, J.W., Wang, J., Lin, J. Voltage loss analysis for bifacial silicon solar cells: case for two-dimensional large-area modelling. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, Vol. 6, No. 6, 2016

Papers in PV Industry magazines

Sakhuja, M., Zhang, Y., Lim, F.J., Krishnakumari, P.K., Tan, C., Tay, S., Bieri, M., Zhao, L., Ha, J., Blokken, E., Reindl, T. The ‘PV System Doctor’ – smart diagnosis for photovoltaic systems. PVTECH Technical briefing, May 2017, pp. 90-93

Singh, J.P., Khoo, Y.S., Chai, J., Liu, Z., Wang, Y. Cell-to-module power loss/gain analysis of silicon wafer-based PV modules. Photovoltaics International 31, pp. 90 (2016)

You, K., Reindl, T., A brief conceptual clarification on hierarchical structure of microgrid control systems. Power & Energy Solutions, PES CHINA Edition, pp. 55 – 64, May 2016

Conference papers

Liu, H. Ren, Z., Liu, Z., Aberle, A.G., Buonassisi, T., Peters, I.M. Predicted outdoor energy yield of Si based tandem solar cells. Proc. 43rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, USA, 5-10 Jun 2016 (in press)

Liu, Z., Ren, Z., Liu, H., Sahraei, N., Lin, F., Stangl, R., Buonassisi, T., Peters, I.M. Optical loss analysis of four-terminal GaAs/Si tandem solar cells. Proc. 43rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, USA, 5-10 Jun 2016 (in press)

Wong, J., Raj, S., Ho, J.W., Wang, J., Lin, J. Voltage loss analysis for bifacial silicon solar cells: case for two dimensional large area modelling. Proc. 43rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, USA, 5-10 Jun 2016 (in press)

Mueller, T., Shanmugam, V., Khanna, A., Wong, J. Novel method for determining front-side metallisation-induced recombination parameters in silicon solar cells. Proc. 43rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, USA, 5-10 Jun 2016 (in press)

Aryaputera, A.W., Verbois, H., Walsh, W.M. Probabilistic Accumulated irradiance forecast for Singapore using ensemble techniques. Proc. 43rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, USA, 5-10 Jun 2016 (in press)

Zhao, L., Aryaputera, A.W., Walsh, W., Reindl, T. Short-term solar irradiance modelling and forecasting with spatio-temporal models. Proc. 43rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, USA, 5-10 Jun 2016 (in press)

Bieri, M., Baker, R.S., Tay, S., Reindl, T. Unsubsidised PV markets: how a national public-private financing platform could reduce the impact from low oil prices. Proc. 32nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Germany, 20-24 Jun 2016

Kumar, U., Srinivasan, D., Reindl, T. Distributed control of renewable generators with energy storage. Proc. IEEE PES-GM 2016, USA, 17-21 Jul 2016 (in press)

Rahbar, K., Moghadam, M.R.V., Panda, S.K., Reindl, T. Shared energy storage management for renewable energy integration in smart grid. Proc. IEEE Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT), USA, 6-9 Sep 2016 (in press)

Rodriguez-Gallegos, C.D., Rahbar, K., Bieri, M., Gandhi, O., Reindl, T., Panda, S.K. Optimal PV and storage sizing for PV-battery-diesel hybrid systems. Proc. 42nd Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON2016), Italy, 24-27 Oct 2016 (in press)

Rahbar, K., Moghadam, M.R.V., Panda, S.K., Reindl, T. Energy Management for demand responsive users with shared energy storage system.  Proc. IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm), Australia, 6-9 Nov 2016 (in press)

Rodriguez Gallegos, C.D., Alvarez Alvarado, M.S., Gandhi, O., Yang, D., Zhang, W., Reindl, T., Panda, S.K. Placement and sizing optimization for PV-battery-diesel hybrid systems. Proc. IEEE International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (ICSET), Vietnam, 14-16 Nov 2016 (in press)

Kathiresan, R., Panda, S.K., Das, P., Reindl, T. A non-isolated converter design with time-multiplexing control topology for un-binned high-power LEDs in parallel operation for off-grid solar-PV streetlamps. Proc. IEEE International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (ICSET), Vietnam, 14-16 Nov 2016 (in press)

Kumar, D.S., Srinivasan, D., Reindl, T. Maximizing DG penetration using optimal placement of shunt devices in distribution. Proc. IEEE TENCON 2016- Technologies for Smart Nation, Singapore, 22-25 Nov 2016 (in press)

Li, C., Srinivasan, D., Reindl, T. Secured real-time impact monitoring system for integrating solar PV in distribution network. Proc. IEEE TENCON 2016- Technologies for Smart Nation, Singapore, 22-25 Nov 2016 (in press)

Pal, K., Trivedi, A., Srinivasan, D., Reindl, T. Enhanced decomposition based evolutionary algorithm for solving unit commitment problem in uncertain environment. Proc. IEEE TENCON 2016- Technologies for Smart Nation, Singapore, 22-25 Nov 2016 (in press)

Gandhi, O., Zhang, W., Rodrıguez-Gallegos, C.D., Srinivasan, D., Reindl, T. Continuous optimisation of reactive power from PV and EV in distribution system. Proc. ISGT Asia 2016, Australia, 28 Nov-1 Dec 2016 (in press)