One of the cornerstones of the Center for Next Generation Photovoltaics is the production of high quality, cutting edge research. Please see the list below for recent publications from researchers within the Center:

Cutting Edge Research in Photovoltaic

Materials and Applications

Sampling of Publications from Center Researchers 


Stolle, Carl Jackson; Lu, Xiaotang; Yu, Yixuan; Schaller, Richard D. and Brian A. Efficient Carrier Multiplication in Colloidal Silicon Nanorods Nano Lett. 2017, 17 (9), pp 5580-5586 [link]

Voggu, Vikas Reddy; Sham, James; Pfeffer, Sarah; Pate, Jennifer; Fillip, Leslie; Harvey, Taylor B.; Brown Jr., Malcolm R. and Korgel, Brian A. Flexible CuInSe2 Nanocrystal Solar Cells on Paper ACS Energy Lett. 2017, 2, pp 574-581 [link]


Pernik, Douglas R.; Gutierrez, Marlene; Thomas, Cherrelle; Voggu, Vikas Reddy; Yu, Yixuan; Embden, Joel van; Topping, Alexander J.; Jasieniak, Jacek; Vanden Bout, David A.; Lewandowski, Raymond and Korgel, Brian A. Plastic Microgroove Solar Cells Using CuInSe2 Nanocrystals. ACS Energy Lett. 2016, 1 (5), pp 1021-1027 [link]

Padullaparti, H.V.; Chirapongsananurak, P.; Hernandez, M.; Santoso, S. Analytical Approach to Estimate Feeder Accommodation Limits based on Protection Criteria. IEEE Access (2016). Vol. 4, 4066 - 4081. [link]


Pattison, Richard C. ; Touretzky,  Cara R. ;  Johansson, Ted; Harjunkoski, Iiro and Baldea, Michael. Optimal Process Operations in Fast-Changing
Electricity Markets: Framework for Scheduling with Low-Order Dynamic Models and an Air Separation Application. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.. 55 (16), 4562 [link]


Stolle, C. Jackson; Harvey, Taylor, B.; Korgel, Brian A., Photonic Curing of Ligand-Capped CuInSe2 Nanocrystal Films. 40th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (PVSC), (2014), 0270-0274 [link]


Stolle, C. Jackson; Schaller, Richard D.; Korgel, Brian A., Efficient Carrier Multiplication in Colloidal CuInSe2 Nanocrystals. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. (2014), 5, 3169-3174. [link]


Stolle, C. Jackson; Harvey, Taylor B.; Pernik, Douglas R.; Hibbert, Jarett I.; Du, Jiang; Rhee, Dong Jong; Akhavan, Vahid A.; Schaller, Richard D.; Korgel, Brian A., Multiexciton Solar Cells of CuInSe2 Nanocrystals. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. (2014), 5, 304-309. [link]



Panthani, Matthew G.; Stolle, C. Jackson; Reid, Dariya K.; Rhee, Dong Joon; Harvey, Taylor B.; Akhavan, Vahid A.; Yu, Yixuan; Korgel, Brian A., CuInSe2 Quantum Dot Solar Cells with High Open-Circuit Voltage J. Phys. Chem. Lett.(2013), 4 (12), 2030-2034. [link]


Stolle, C. Jackson; Harvey, Taylor B.; Korgel, Brian A., Nanocrystal Photovoltaics: A Review of Recent Progress. Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering (2013), 2 (2), 160-167. [link]


Akhavan, Vahid A.; Harvey, Taylor B.; Stolle, C. Jackson; Ostrowski, David P.; Glaz, Micah S.; Goodfellow, Brian W.; Panthani, Matthew G.; Reid, Dariya K.; Vanden Bout, David A.; Korgel, Brian A., Influence of Composition on the Performance of Sintered Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Nanocrystal Thin-Film Photovoltaic Devices. ChemSusChem (2013), 6 (3), 481-486. [link]


Panthani, Matthew G.; Korgel, Brian A., Nanocrystals for Electronics Annual Review of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (2012), 3, 287-311. 

Steinhagen, Chet; Harvey, Taylor B.; Stolle, C. Jackson; Harris, Justin; Korgel, Brian A., Pyrite Nanocrystal Solar Cells: Promising or Fool's Gold? Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters (2012), 3, 2352-2356. [link]


Stolle, C. Jackson; Panthani, Matthew G.; Harvey, Taylor B.; Akhavan, Vahid A.; Korgel, Brian A., Comparison of the Photovoltaic Response of Oleylamine and Inorganic Ligand-Capped CuInSe2 Nanocrystals. Applied Materials and Interfaces (2012), 4(5), 2757-2761. [link]


Akhavan, Vahid A.;Goodfellow, Brian W.; Panthani, Matthew G.;Steinhagen, Chet; Harvey, Taylor B.; Stolle, C. Jackson; Korgel, Brian A., Colloidal CIGS and CZTS Nanocrystals: A Precursor Route to Printed Photovoltaics. Journal of Solid State Chemistry (2012), 189, 2-12. [link]


Steinhagen, Chet; Akhavan, Vahid; Goodfellow, Brian; Panthani, Matthew G.; Harris, Justin; Holmberg, Vincent; Korgel, Brian, Solution-Liquid-Solid (SLS) Synthesis of CuInSe2 Nanowires and their Implementation in Photovoltaic Devices. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2011), 3(5), 1781-1785. 


Ye, Heechang; Park, Hyun S.; Akhavan, Vahid A.; Goodfellow, Brian W.; Panthani, Matthew G.; Korgel, Brian A.; Bard, Allen J., Photo-Electrochemical Characterization of CuInSe2 and Cu(In1-xGax)Se2 Thin Films for Solar Cells. Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2011), 115(1), 234-240. [link]

Ostrowski, David P.; Glaz, Micah S.; Goodfellow, Brian W.; Akhavan, Vahid A.; Panthani, Matthew G.; Korgel, Brian A.; Vanden Bout, David A., Mapping Spatial Heterogeneity in Cu(In1-xGax)Se2 Nanocrystal-Based Photovoltaics with Scanning Photocurrent and Fluorescence Microscopy. Small (2010), 6(24) 2832-2836. 


Akhavan, Vahid A.; Goodfellow, Brian W.; Panthani, Matthew G.; Reid, Dariya K.; Hellebusch, Danny J.; Adachi, Takuji; Korgel, Brian A., Spray-deposited CuInSe2 nanocrystal photovoltaics. Energy & Environmental Science (2010), 3(10), 1600-1606. [link]


Akhavan, Vahid A.; Panthani, Matthew G.; Goodfellow, Brian W.; Reid, Dariya K.; Korgel, Brian A., Thickness-limited performance of CuInSe2 nanocrystal photovoltaic devices. Optics Express (2010), 18(S3), A411-A420. [link]

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