PV Research Laboratory Publications

Below is a selection of journal publications (2015 – present) from the CSIRO Photovoltaics Research Laboratory from our Solar Technologies  photovoltaics team.



Jones, T. W.; Osherov, A.; Alsari, M.; Sponseller, M.; Duck, B. C.; Jung, Y.-K.; Settens, C.; Niroui, F.; Brenes, R.; Stan, C. V; Li Y., Abdi-jalebi M., Tamura N., Macdonald J. E., Burghammer M., Friend R. H., Bulovic V., Wilson G. J., Walsh A. and Stranks S. D. Lattice Strain Causes Non-Radiative Losses in Halide Perovskites. Energy Environ. Sci. 2019, 12 (2), 596–606. https://doi.org/10.1039/C8EE02751J.

S. Bai, P. Da, C. Li, Z. Wang, Z. Yuan, F. Fu, M. Kawecki, X. Liu, N. Sakai, J. T.-W. Wang, S. Huettner, S. Buecheler, M. Fahlman, F. Gao and H. J. Snaith, Planar Perovskite Solar Cells with Long-Term Stability Using Ionic Liquid Additives. Nature 2019, 571, 245–250. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-1357-2.

Backler, F.; Wilson, G.; Wang, F. Rational Use of Ligand to Shift the UV-Vis Spectrum of Ru-Complex Sensitizer Dyes for DSSC Applications. Radiat. Phys. Chem. 2019, 161, 18.

Lin, L.; Jones, T.; Wang, J.; Cook, A.; Duy Pham, N.; Duffy, N.; Mihaylov, B.; Grigore, M.; Anderson, K.; Duck, B.; et al. Strategically Constructed Bilayer SnO2 as Electron Transport Layer Boosts Performance and Reduces Hysteresis in Perovskite Solar Cells. Small 2019, No. 1901466, 1901466. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1002/smll.201901466.

W. Mao, C. R. Hall, A. S. R. Chesman, C. Forsyth, Y. Cheng, N. W. Duffy, T. A. Smith and U. Bach, Angew. Chemie – Int. Ed., 2019, 3010, 2893–2898. https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201810193

N. D. Pham, C. Zhang, V. T. Tiong, S. Zhang, G. Will, A. Bou, J. Bisquert, P. E. Shaw, A. Du, G. J. Wilson and H. Wang, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2019, 1806479, 1–10. https://doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201806479

Yao, D.; Zhang, C.; Zhang, S.; Yang, Y.; Du, A.; Waclawik, E.; Yu, X.; Wilson, G.; Wang, H. 2D-3D Mixed Organic-Inorganic Perovskite Layer for Solar Cells with Enhanced Efficiency and Stability Induced by N-Propylammonium Iodide Additives. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2019, XX (XX), XX. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.9b06305.



B. C. Duck, C. J. Fell, K. F. Anderson, C. Sacchetta and Y. Du, Sol. Energy, 2018, 159, 337–345. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2017.11.004

Jiang, P.; Jones, T. W.; Duffy, N. W.; Anderson, K. F.; Bennett, R.; Grigore, M.; Marvig, P.; Xiong, Y.; Liu, T.; Sheng, Y.; et al. Fully Printable Perovskite Solar Cells with Highly-Conductive, Low-Temperature, Perovskite-Compatible Carbon Electrode. Carbon N. Y. 2018, 129. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2017.09.008.

Y. Du, C. J. Fell, Y. Zhu, N. Cao, H. Le and G. Bradbury, Energy Convers. Manag., 2018, 155, 344. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2017.06.081

P. Jiang, Y. Xiong, M. Xu, A. Mei, Y. Sheng, L. Hong, T. W. Jones, G. J. Wilson, S. Xiong, D. Li, Y. Hu, Y. Rong and H. Han, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2018, 122, 16481–16487. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b02163

Mao, W.; Hall, C.; Chesman, A.; Forsyth, C.; Cheng, Y.-B.; Duffy, N.; Smith, T.; Bach, U. Visualizing Phase Segregation in Mixed Halide Perovskite Single Crystals. Angew. Chemie Int. Ed. 2018, 58, 1–7. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201810193.

M. Alsari, A. J. Pearson, J. T. Wang, Z. Wang, N. C. Greenham, H. J. Snaith, S. Lilliu and R. H. Friend, Degradation Kinetics of Inverted Perovskite Solar Cells. Sci. Rep. 2018, 8, 5977. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-24436-6.

Woodward, C.; Ruether, T.; Coghlan, C.; Jones, T.; Hebting, Y.; Cordiner, R.; Dawson, R.; Robinson, D.; Forsyth, C.; Wilson, G. Tetracarboxylate Bis-Bipyridine Ruthenium Dyes: Synthesis, Structural and Electronic Characterisation. Chempluschem 2018, 83 (7), 691–703. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1002/cplu.201800116.

Duy Pham, N.; Zhang, C.; Tiing Tiong, V.; Zhang, S.; Will, G.; Bou, A.; Bisquert, J.; Shaw, P.; Du, A.; Wilson, G.; et al. Tailoring Crystal Structure of FA0.83Cs0.17PbI3 Perovskite Through Guanidinium Doping for Enhanced Performance and Tunable Hysteresis of Planar Perovskite Solar Cells. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2018, 29 (1806479), 1806479. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201806479.

Yao, D.; Zhang, C.; Duy Pham, N.; Zhang, Y.; Tiing Tiong, V.; Du, A.; Shen, Q.; Wilson, G.; Wang, H. Hindered Formation of Photo-Inactive Alpha-FAPbI3 Phase and Hysteresis-Free Mixed-Cation Planar Perovskite Solar Cells with Enhanced Efficiency via Potassium Incorporation. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2018, 9 (8), 2113–2120. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b00830.



M. K. Kashif, I. Benesperi, R. A. Milhuisen, J. Hellerstedt, D. Zee, N. W. Duffy, B. Halstead, M. S. Fuhrer, J. Cashion, Y. Cheng, L. Spiccia, A. N. Simonov and U. Bach, ACS Energy Lett., 2017, 2, 1855–1859. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsenergylett.7b00522

Pham, N. D.; Tiong, V. T.; Chen, P.; Wang, L.; Wilson, G. J.; Bell, J.; Wang, H. Enhanced Perovskite Electronic Properties via a Modified Lead(Ii) Chloride Lewis Acid-Base Adduct and Their Effect in High-Efficiency Perovskite Solar Cells. J. Mater. Chem. A 2017, 5 (10), 5195–5203. https://doi.org/10.1039/c6ta11139d.

Dunbar, R. B.; Duck, B. C.; Moriarty, T.; Anderson, K. F.; Duffy, N. W.; Fell, C. J.; Kim, J.; Ho-Baillie, A.; Vak, D.; Duong, T.; et al. How Reliable Are Efficiency Measurements of Perovskite Solar Cells? The First Inter-Comparison, between Two Accredited and Eight Non-Accredited Laboratories. J. Mater. Chem. A 2017, 5 (43). https://doi.org/10.1039/c7ta05609e.

Lin, X.; Jumabekov, A.; Lal, N.; Pascoe, A.; Gomez, D.; Duffy, N.; Chesman, A.; Sears, K.; Fournier, M.; Zhang, Y.; et al. Dipole-Field-Assisted Charge Extraction in Metal-Perovskite-Metal Back-Contact Solar Cells. Nat. Commun. 2017, 8, 613. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-017-00588-3.

Dunbar, R.; Moustafa, W.; Pascoe, A.; Jones, T.; Anderson, K.; Cheng, Y.-B.; Fell, C.; Wilson, G. Device Pre-Conditioning and Steady-State Temperature Dependence of CH3NH3PbI3 Perovskite Solar Cells. Prog. Photovoltaics Res. Appl. 2017, 25 (7), 533–544. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1002/pip.2839.

Feron, K.; Thameel, M.; Al-Mudhaffer, M.; Zhou, X.; Belcher, W.; Fell, C.; Dastoor, P. Energy Level Engineering in Ternary Organic Solar Cells: Evaluating Exciton Dissociation at Organic Semiconductor Interfaces. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2017, 110 (.), 133301. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4979181.



Arooj, Q.; Wilson, G. J.; Wang, F. Shifting UV-Vis Absorption Spectrum through Rational Structural Modifications of Zinc Porphyrin Photoactive Compounds. RSC Adv. 2016, 6 (19). https://doi.org/10.1039/c5ra25214h.

Jiang, Y.; Sun, Y.; Liu, M.; Bruno, F.; Li, S. Eutectic Na2CO3-NaCl Salt: A New Phase Change Material for High Temperature Thermal Storage. Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells 2016, 152, 155–160. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2016.04.002.

Kashif, M.; Milhuisen, R.; Nippe, M.; Hellerstedt, J.; Zee, D. Z.; Duffy, N.; Halstead, B.; De Angelis, F.; Fantacci, S.; Fuhrer, M. S.; et al. Cobalt Polypyridyl Complexes as Transparent Solution-Processable Solid-State Charge Transport Materials. Adv. Energy Mater. 2016, 6 (24), Article 1600874. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1002/aenm.201600874.

Pascoe, A.; Meyer, S.; Huang, W.; Li, W.; Benesperi, I.; Duffy, N.; Spiccia, L.; Bach, U.; Cheng, Y.-B. Enhancing the Optoelectronic Performance of Perovskite Solar Cells via a Textured CH3NH3PbI3 Morphology. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2016, 26 (8), 1278–1285. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201504190.

Pascoe, A.; Yang, M.; Kopidakis, N.; Zhu, K.; Reese, M.; Rumbles, G.; Fekete, M.; Duffy, N.; Cheng, Y.-B. Planar versus Mesoscopic Perovskite Microstructures: The Influence of CH3NH3PbI3 Morphology on Charge Transport and Recombination Dynamics. Nano Energy 2016, 22, 439–452. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2016.02.031.

Rüther, T. R.; Woodward, C.; Jones, T.; Coghlan, C.; Hebting, Y.; Cordiner, R.; Dawson, R.; Robinson, D.; Wilson, G. Synthesis, Characterization, and Reactivity of p-Cymene Ruthenium(II) Tetracarboxylate Bipyridine Complexes [(Η6-p-Cymene)Ru(Rn,Rn’-Tcbpy)Cl]Cl. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 823 (15 November), 136–146. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jorganchem.2016.08.030.

Andersen, T.; Almyahi, F.; Cooling, N.; Elkington, D.; Wiggins, L.; Fahy, A.; Feron, K.; Vaughan, B.; Griffith, M.; Mozer, A.; et al. Comparison of Inorganic Electron Transport Layers in Fully Roll-to-Roll Coated/Printed Organic Photovoltaics in Normal Geometry. J. Mater. Chem. A 2016, 4 (41), 15986–15996. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1039/C6TA06746H.

Andersen, T.; Cooling, N.; Almyahi, F.; Hart, A.; Nicolaidis, N.; Feron, K.; Vaughan, B.; Griffith, M.; Belcher, W.; Dastoor, P. Normal Geometry Organic Solar Cells Prepared by Roll-to-Roll Coating and Printing with Sputtered Top-Electrode. Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells 2016, 149, 103–109. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2016.01.012.

Cooling, N.; Barnes, E. F.; Almyahi, F.; Feron, K.; Al-Mudhaffer, M.; Al-Ahmad, A.; Vaughan, B.; Andersen, T.; Griffith, M.; Hart, A.; et al. A Low-Cost Mixed Fullerene Acceptor Blend for Printed Electronics. J. Mater. Chem. A 2016, 4 (26), 10274–10281. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1039/C6TA04191D.

Feron, K.; Cave, J.; Thameel, M.; O’Sullivan, C.; Kroon, R.; Andersson, M.; Zhou, X.; Fell, C.; Belcher, W.; Walker, A.; et al. Utilizing Energy Transfer in Binary and Ternary Bulk Heterojunction Organic Solar Cells. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 8 (32), 20928–20937. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.6b05474.

Holmes, N.; Marks, M.; Kumar, P.; Kroon, R.; Barr, M.; Nicolaidis, N.; Feron, K.; Pivrikas, A.; Fahy, A.; Diaz de Zerio Mendaza, A.; et al. Nano-Pathways: Bridging the Divide between Water-Processable Nanoparticulate and Bulk Heterojunction Organic Photovoltaics. Nano Energy 2016, 19, 495–510. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2015.11.021.

Lyu, M.; Zhang, M.; Cooling, N.; Jiao, Y.; Wang, Q.; Yun, J.-H.; Vaughan, B.; Triani, G.; Evans, P.; Zhou, X.; et al. Highly Compact and Uniform CH3NH3Sn0.5Pb0.5I3 Films for Efficient Panchromatic Planar Perovskite Solar Cells. Sci. Bull. 2016, 61 (20), 1558–1562. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1007/s11434-016-1147-2.

Salunke, J.; Wong, F. L.; Feron, K.; Manzhos, S.; Lo, M. F.; Shinde, D.; Patil, A.; Lee, C. S.; Roy, A. L.; Sonar, P.; et al. Phenothiazine and Carbazole Substituted Pyrene Based Electroluminescent Organic Semiconductors for OLED Devices. J. Mater. Chem. C 2016, 4 (5), 1009–1018. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1039/C5TC03690A.

Sulaiman, K.; Ali, A.; Elkington, D.; Feron, K.; Anderson, K.; Belcher, W.; Dastoor, P.; Zhou, X. Matrix Assisted Low Temperature Growth of Graphene. Carbon N. Y. 2016, 107, 325–331. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2016.05.071.

C. Weerasinghe, D. Vak, B. Robotham, C. J. Fell, D. Jones and A. D. Scully, Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells, 2016, 155, 108–116. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2016.04.051

C. Duck and C. J. Fell, 2016 IEEE 43rd Photovolt. Spec. Conf., 2016, 2647–2652. https://doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2016.7750129

C. Duck, R. B. Dunbar, O. Lee, K. F. Anderson, T. W. Jones, G. J. Wilson and C. J. Fell, 2016 IEEE 43rd Photovolt. Spec. Conf., 2016, 1624–1629. https://doi.org/10.1109/PVSC.2016.7749896

K. Kashif, R. A. Milhuisen, M. Nippe, J. Hellerstedt, D. Z. Zee, N. W. Duffy, B. Halstead, F. De Angelis, S. Fantacci, M. S. Fuhrer, C. J. Chang, Y. Cheng, J. R. Long and L. Spiccia, Adv. Energy Mater., 2016, 1–7. https://doi.org/10.1002/aenm.201600874

Zhang, Y. Du, C. Shum, B. Cai, N. Cao, H. Le and X. Chen, B. Duck, C. Fell, Y. Zhu, M. Gu, Sci. Rep., 2016, 6, 1–8. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep24972



Sutter, F.; Fernández-García, A.; Heller, P.; Anderson, K.; Wilson, G.; Schmücker, M.; Marvig, P. Durability Testing of Silvered-Glass Mirrors. In Energy Procedia; 2015; Vol. 69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2015.03.110.

Woodward, C. P.; Coghlan, C. J.; Rüther, T.; Jones, T. W.; Hebting, Y.; Cordiner, R. L.; Dawson, R. E.; Robinson, D. E. J. E.; Wilson, G. J. Oligopyridine Ligands Possessing Multiple or Mixed Anchoring Functionality for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. Tetrahedron 2015, 71 (33). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tet.2015.06.029.

Bai, F.; Wang, Y.; Wang, Z.; Sun, Y.; Beath, A. Economic Evaluation of Shell-and-Tube Latent Heat Thermal Energy Storage for Concentrating Solar Power Applications. Energy Procedia 2015, 69 (May), 737–747. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2015.03.084.

Daniel, C.; Fell, C.; Belcher, W.; Dastoor, P. Real Poly(p-Phenylene Vinylene) Features from near-Field Scanning Optical Lithography and the Implications for Further Modelling. J. Phys. D. Appl. Phys. 2015, 48 (32), Article 325101. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1088/0022-3727/48/32/325101.

Dunbar, R.; Barbe, A.; Fell, C. An Optical Imaging Method for High-Accuracy Solar Cell Area Measurement. IEEE J. Photovoltaics 2015, 5 (5), 1422–1427. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2015.2457297.

Jones, T.; Duffy, N.; Wilson, G. Efficient All-Printable Solid-State Dye-Sensitised Solar Cell Based on a Low Resistivity Carbon Composite Counter Electrode and Highly Doped Hole Transport Material. J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119 (21), 11410–11418. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b01711.

T. W. Jones, C. P. Woodward, C. J. Coghlan, T. Rüther, Y. Hebting, R. L. Cordiner, R. E. Dawson, D. E. J. E. Robinson and G. J. Wilson, Tetrahedron, 2015, 71, 5238–5247. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tet.2015.06.029

H. C. Weerasinghe, S. E. Watkins, N. Duffy, D. J. Jones and A. D. Scully, Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells, 2015, 132, 485–491. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2014.09.030

T. Daeneke, Z. Yu, G. P. Lee, D. Fu, N. W. Duffy, S. Makuta, Y. Tachibana, L. Spiccia, A. Mishra, P. Bäuerle and U. Bach, Adv. Energy Mater., 2015, 1401387, 1–11. https://doi.org/10.1002/aenm.201401387

A. R. Pascoe, N. W. Duffy, A. D. Scully, F. Huang and Y. Cheng, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015, 119, 4444–4453. https://doi.org/10.1021/jp509896u


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