Publications

2016

M. van Sebille, Jort Allebrandi, Jim Quik, René A. C. M. M. van Swaaij, Frans D. Tichelaar, Miro Zeman, "Optimizing silicon oxide embedded silicon nanocrystal inter-particle distances", Nanoscale Research Letters, 2016, 11, 355 (2016)

M. van Sebille,A. Fusi, L. Xie, H. Ali, R. A. C. M. M. van Swaaij, K. Leifer and M. Zeman, "Shrinking of silicon nanocrystals embedded in an amorphous silicon oxide matrix during rapid thermal annealing in a forming gas atmosphere", Nanotechnology, 2016, 27, 365601 (2016)

2015

Lihao Han, Miro Zeman and Arno H.M. Smets, Size Control, Quantum Confinement, and Oxidation Kinetics of Silicon Nanocrystals Synthesized at a High Rate by Expanding Thermal PlasmaApplied Physics Letter, 106, 213106, 2015

Martijn van Sebille, Laurens J. P. van der Maaten, Ling Xie, Karol Jarolimek, Rudi Santbergen, René A. C. M. M. van Swaaij, Klaus Leifer, and Miro Zeman, "Nanocrystal size distribution analysis from transmission electron microscopy images", Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 20593 - 20606 (2015)

M. van Sebille, R. A. Vasudevan, R. J. Lancee, R. A. C. M. M. van Swaaij, M. Zeman, "Optical characterization and density of states determination of silicon nanocrystals embedded in amorphous silicon based matrix",  J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 48 325302 (2015)

J Melskens, A. Schnegg, A. Baldansuren, K. Lips, M.P. Plokker,S.W.H. Eijt, H. Schut, M. Fischer, M. Zeman, A.H.M. Smets, Structural and electrical properties of metastable defects in hydrogenated amorphous silicon, Physical Review B 91, 24 (2015) 245207.

H. Tan, E. Moulin, F.T. Si, J.-W. Schüttauf,M. Stuckelberger, O. Isabella,F.-J. Haug, C. Ballif, M. Zeman, A. H. M. Smets, Highly transparent modulated surface textured front electrodes for high-efficiency multijunction thin-film silicon solar cells, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications(2015) 

Lihao Han, Miro Zeman and Arno H.M. Smets, Raman Study on the Laser Induced Heating Effects of Free-Standing Silicon NanocrystalsNanoscale, 7, 8389-8397, 2015, cover highlight.

Lihao Han, Ibadillah A. Digdaya, Thom W.F. Buijs, Fatwa A. Abdi, Zhuangqun Huang, Rui Liu, Bernard Dam, Miro Zeman, Wilson A. Smith and Arno H.M. Smets, Gradient Dopant Profiling and Spectral Utilization of Monolithic Thin-Film Silicon Photoelectrochemical Tandem Devices for Solar Water SplittingJournal of Materials Chemistry A, 3, 4155-4162, 2015, cover highlight.

Ibadillah A. Digdaya, Lihao Han, Thom W.F. Buijs, Bernard Dam, Miro Zeman, Arno H.M. Smets and Wilson A. Smith, Extracting Large Photovoltages from a-SiC Photocathodes with an Amorphous TiO2 Front Surface Field Layer for Solar Hydrogen EvolutionEnergy and Environmental Science, DOI: 10.1039/C5EE00769K, 2015.

Rui Liu, Lihao Han, Zhuangqun Huang, Ivonne M. Ferrer, Arno H.M. Smets, Miro Zeman, Bruce S. Brunschwig, and Nathan S. Lewis, A Low-Temperature Synthesis of Electrochemical Active Pt Nanoparticles and Thin Films by Atomic Layer Deposition on Si(111) and Glassy Carbon SurfacesThin Solid Films, 586, 28–34, 2015.

2014

H. Tan, P. Babal, M. Zeman, and A. Smets. (2015) Wide bandgap p-type nanocrystalline silicon oxide as window layer for high performance thin-film silicon multi-junction solar cells. Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells 132, 597-605.

Lihao Han, Fatwa F. Abdi, Roel van de Krol, Rui Liu, Zhuangqun Huang, Hans-Joachim Lewerenz, Bernard Dam, Miro Zeman and Arno Smets. Efficient Water-Splitting Device Based on a Bismuth Vanadate Photoanode and Thin-Film Silicon Solar Cells. ChemSusChem 7,2832–2838.

Mirjam Theelen,  Supratik Dasgupta, Zeger Vroon, Bas Kniknie, Nicolas Barreau, Jurgen van Berkum, Miro Zeman. (2014) Influence of the atmospheric species water, oxygen, nitrogen and carbon dioxide on the degradation of aluminum doped zinc oxide layers. Thin Solid Films 565, 149-154.

Zhang, D.; Deligiannis, D.; Papakonstantinou, G. ; van Swaaij, R.A.C.M.M. ; Zeman, M.(2014) Optical Enhancement of Silicon Heterojunction Solar Cells With Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon Carbide Emitter.IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics (In press).

Jarolimek, K., De Groot, R.A., De Wijs, G.A., Zeman, M.(2014) Quantum confinement and band offsets in amorphous silicon quantum wells.Physical Review B 90, 125430.

Melskens, J.; Schouten, M.; Mannheim, A.; Vullers, A.S.; Mohammadian, Y.; Eijt, S.W.H.; Schut, H.; Matsui, T.; Zeman, M.; Smets, A.H.M. (2014). The Nature and the Kinetics of Light-Induced Defect Creation in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon Films and Solar Cells. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 4 (6) 1331-1336.

Fai Tong Si, Do Yun Kim, Rudi Santbergen, Hairen Tan, René A. C. M. M. van Swaaij, Arno H. M. Smets, Olindo Isabella and Miro Zeman. Quadruple-junction thin-film silicon-based solar cells with high open-circuit voltage. Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 063902 (2014).

Rudi Santbergen, Hairen Tan, Miro Zeman, and Arno H. M. Smets. (2014) Enhancing the driving field for plasmonic nanoparticles in thin-film solar cells. Optics Express 22, A1023.

Olindo Isabella, Arno Hendrikus Marie Smets, and Miro Zeman. (2014) Thin-film silicon-based quadruple junction solar cells approaching 20% conversion efficiency. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells (In Press) DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2014.03.021.

Melskens, J.; Schouten, M.; Santbergen, R.; Fischer, M.; Vasudevan, R.; Vlies, van der, D.J.; Quax, R.J.V.; Heirman, S.G.M.; Jäger, K.; Demontis, V.; Zeman, M.; Smets, A.H.M. (2014). In situ manipulation of sub gap states in hydrogenated amorphous silicon monitored by advanced application of Fourier transform photocurrent spectroscopy. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 129 (2014) 70-81.

Yang, G., Van Swaaij, R.A.C.M.M., Dobrovolskiy, S., Zeman, M. (2014) Determination of defect density of state distribution of amorphous silicon solar cells by temperature derivative capacitance-frequency measurement.Journal of Applied Physics 115, 034512. 

Lihao Han, Fatwa F. Abdi, Paula Perez Rodriguez, Bernard Dam, Roel van de Krol, Miro Zeman and Arno H. M. Smets (2014). Optimization of amorphous silicon double junction solar cells for an efficient photoelectrochemical water splitting device based on a bismuth vanadate photoanode. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 16, 4220 (2014) DOI: 10.1039/C3CP55035D.

Andrea Ingenito, Olindo Isabella, Miro Zeman, Experimental demonstration of 4n2 classical absorption limit in nano-textured ultra-thin solar cells with dielectric omni-dielectric back reflector, ACS Photonics (2014) DOI: 10.1021/ph4001586.

Andrea Ingenito, Olindo Isabella, Serge Solntsev and Miro Zeman, Accurate opto-electrical modeling of multi-crystalline silicon wafer-based solar cells, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 123, 17-29 (2014) DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2013.12.019.

2013

D.Y. Kim, R. Swaaij, and M. Zeman (2013). Optical and Electrical Simulation of μc-Si:H Solar Cells: Effect of Substrate Morphology and Crystalline Fraction. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics  (In press).

Mirjam Theelena, Twan Boumans, Felix Stegeman, Fallon Colberts, Andrea Illiberi, Jurgen van Berkum, Nicolas Barreau, Zeger Vroon, and Miro Zeman (2013). Physical and chemical degradation behavior of sputtered aluminum doped zinc oxide layers for Cu(In,Ga)Se2 solar cells. Thin Solid Films (In Press). 

Hairen Tan, Efthymia Psomadaki, Olindo Isabella, Marinus Fischer, Pavel Babal, Ravi Vasudevan, Miro Zeman and Arno H. M. Smets (2013). Micro-textures for efficient light trapping and improved electrical performance in thin-film nanocrystalline silicon solar cells. Applied Physics Letters 103, 173905. 

Grančič, B; Solntsev, S; Zeman, M (2013). Performance analysis of thin-film crystalline silicon-on-glass solar cells. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics 3, 1144.

Fatwa Abdi, Lihao Han, Arno H. M. Smets, Miro Zeman, Bernard Dam, and Roel van de Krol (2013). Efficient solar water splitting by enhanced charge separation in a bismuth vanadate-silicon tandem photoelectrode. Nature Communications 4, 2195.

C. Pahud, O. Isabella, A. Naqavi, F. Haug, M. Zeman, H. Herzig, C. Ballif (2013). Plasmonic silicon solar cells: impact of material quality and geometry. Optics Express 21, A786.  

D. Zhang, I.A.Digdaya, R.Santbergen, R.A.C.M.M.vanSwaaij, P.Bronsveld, M. Zeman, J.A.M.vanRoosmalen, A.W.Weeber (2013). Design and fabrication of a SiOx/ITO double-layer anti-reflective coating for heterojunction silicon solar cells. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 117, 132-138

M. Zeman, O. Isabella, S. Solntsev, and K. Jäger (2013). Modelling of thin-film silicon solar cells. Solar Energy Materials and Solar cells 119, 94. 

Klaus Jäger, Marinus Fischer, René A.C.M.M. van Swaaij, and Miro Zeman (2013). Designing optimized nano textures for thin-film silicon solar cells. Optics Express 21, A656. 

Hairen Tan, Laura Sivec, Baojie Yan, Rudi Santbergen, Miro Zeman, and Arno. H. M. Smets (2013). Improved light trapping in microcrystalline silicon solar cells by plasmonic back reflector with broad angular scattering and low parasitic absorption. Applied Physics Letters 102, 153902.

G. Pfanner et al. (2013) Dangling-bond defect in a-Si:H: Characterization of network and strain effects by first-principles calculation of the EPR parameters.Physics Review B 87, 125308.

Simon Perraud et al. (2013) Silicon nanocrystals: Novel synthesis routes for photovoltaic applications. physica status solidi (a) 210, 649-657.

V. Jovanov, X. Xu, S. Shrestha, M. Schulte, J. Hupkes, M. Zeman, D. Knipp (2013). Influence of interface morphologies on amorphous silicon thin film solar cells prepared on randomly textured substrates. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 112, 182-189.

R. Santbergen, A. H. M. Smets, and M. Zeman (2013). Optical model for multilayer structures with coherent, partly coherent and incoherent layers. Optics Express 21, A262-A267.

Demontis, V.; Sanna, C.; Melskens, J.; Santbergen, R.; Smets, A.H.M.; Damiano, A.; Zeman, M. (2013). The role of oxide interlayers in back reflector configurations for amorphous silicon solar cells. Journal of Applied Physics 113, 064509.

Melskens, J.; Smets, A.H.M.; Schouten, M.; Eijt, S.W.H.; Schut, H.; Zeman, M. (2013). New Insights in the Nanostructure and Defect States of Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon Obtained by Annealing. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 3 (1), 65-71.

H. Tan, R. Santbergen, G. Yang, A. H. M. Smets, M. Zeman (2013). Combined optical and electrical design of plasmonic back reflectors for thin-film silicon solar cells, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 3 (1), 53-58.

Solntsev, S.; Isabella, O.; Caratelli, D.; Zeman, M. (2013) Thin-Film Silicon Solar Cells on 1-D Periodic Gratings With Nonconformal Layers: Optical Analysis. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 3 (1), 46-52.

S. N. Agbo, S. Dobrovolskiy, G. Wegh, R. A. C. M. M. van Swaaij, F. D. Tichelaar, P. Sutta, M. Zeman. (2013) Structural analyses of seeded thin film microcrystalline silicon solar cell, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, published online.

Olindo Isabella, Serge Solntsev, Diego Caratelli, Miro Zeman(2013). 3-D optical modeling of thin-film silicon solar cells on diffraction gratings, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 21 (1), 94-108.

2012

O. Isabella, H. Sai, M. Kondo, M. Zeman, 2012, Full-wave opto-electrical modeling of optimized Flattened Light-Scattering Substrate for high efficiency thin-film silicon solar cells, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, published online.

O. Isabella, S. Dobrovolskiy, G. Kroon, M. Zeman (2012). Design and application of dielectric distributed Bragg back reflector in thin-film silicon solar cells, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 358 (17), 2295-2298.

Melskens, J.; Smets, A.H.M.; Eijt, S.W.H.; Schut, H.; Brück, E.; Zeman, M. (2012). The nanostructural analysis of hydrogenated silicon films based on positron annihilation studies. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 358 (17), 2015-2018.

Tan, H.; Santbergen, R.; Smets, AHM. & Zeman, M (2012). Plasmonic Light Trapping in Thin-film Silicon Solar Cells with Improved Self-Assembled Silver Nanoparticles. Nano Letters, 12(8), 4070-4076.

Jäger, K.;  Fischer, M.; Swaaij, R. A. C. M. M. van &  Zeman, M (2012). A scattering model for nano-textured interfaces and its application in opto-electrical simulations of thin-film silicon solar cells. Journal of Applied Physics, 111, 083108.

V.O. de Haan, R. Santbergen, M. Tijssen, M. Zeman (2012). Responses of simple optical wave sensors, Applied Optics,51, 3109-3113.

R. Santbergen, T.L. Temple, R. Liang, A.H.M. Smets, R.A.C.M.M. van Swaaij, M. Zeman (2012). Application of plasmonic silver island films in thin-film silicon solar cells, Journal of Optics, 14,  024010

M. Zeman, O. Isabella, K. Jäger, R. Santbergen, S. Solntsev, M. Topic, J. Krc (2012). AdvancedLightManagement Approaches for Thin-FilmSiliconSolarCells, Energy Procedia, 15, 189-199.

Michael A. Wank, Rene van Swaaij, Richard van de Sanden, Miro Zeman (2012). Hydrogenated amorphous silicon p–i–n solar cells deposited under well controlled ion bombardment using pulse-shaped substrate biasing, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 20(3), 333-342.

R.A.C.M.M. van Swaaij, , R. Kind, M. Zeman (2012). Recombination efficacy in a-Si:H p-i-ndevices, Journal of Non-crystal Solids, 358 (17), 2190-2193.

Smets, A.H.M., Wank, M.A., Vet, B., Fischer, M., van Swaaij, R.A.C.M.M., Zeman, M., Bobela, D.C., Wronski, C.R., van de Sanden, R.M.C.M (2012). The Relation Between the Bandgap and the Anisotropic Nature of Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 2(2), 94-98

2011

Bronneberg, AC; Smets, AHM; Creatore, M & Sanden, MCM van de (2011). On the oxidation mechanism of microcrystalline silicon thin films studied by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 357 (3), 884-887.

D. Zhang, A. Tavakoliyaraki, Y. Wu, R. A. C. M. M. van Swaaij and M. Zeman (2011). Influence of ITO deposition and post annealing on HIT solar cell structures, Energy Procedia 8, 207

Haan, V de; Santbergen, R; Tijssen, M & Zeman, M (2011). Standing waves in fiber-optic interferometers. Applied Optics, 50 (29), 5674-5687.

Illiberi, A; Kudlacek, P; Smets, AHM; Creatore, M & Sanden, MCM van de (2011). Effect of ion bombardment on the a-Si:H based surface passivation of c-Si surfaces. Applied Physics Letters, 98 (24), 1-3.

Jaeger, K, Isabella, O, Swaaij, RACMM van & Zeman, M (2011). Angular resolved scattering measurements of nano-textured substrates in a broad wavelength range. Measurement Science and Technology, 22(10), 1-8.

Jarolimek, K, Wijs, GA de, Groot, RA de & Zeman, M (2011). Structural models of a-Si:H with a low defect concentration: a first-principles molecular dynamics study. Physica Status Solidi. A: Applications and Materials Science, 207(3), 605-608.

Kind, R, Swaaij, RACMM van, Rubinelli, FA, Solntsev, S & Zeman, M (2011). Thermal ideality factor of hydrogenated amorphous silicon p-i-n-solar cells. Journal of Applied Physics, 110(104512), 1-8

Lipovsek, B, Krc, J , Isabella, O, Zeman, M & Topic, M (2010). Modeling and optimization of white paint back reflectors for thin-film silicon solar cells. Journal of Applied Physics, 108(10), 1-7.

Mullerova, J, Fischer, M, Netrvalova, M, Zeman, M & Sutta, P (2011). Influence of deposition temperature on amorphous structure of PECVD deposited a-Si:H thin films. Central European Journal of Physics, 9(5), 1301-1308.

Sap, JA, Isabella, O, Jaeger, K & Zeman, M (2011). Extraction of optical properties of flat and surface-textured transparent conductive oxide films in a broad wavelength range. Thin Solid Films, 520(3), 1096-1101.

Schulte, M, Bittkau, K, Jaeger, K, Ermes, AM, Zeman, M & Pieters, BE (2011). Angular resolved scattering by a nano-textured ZnO/silicon interface. Applied Physics Letters, 99(11), 1-3.

2010

Agbo, SN, Krc, J , Swaaij, RACMM van & Zeman, M (2010). Optimization of the p/i interface properties in thin film microcrystalline silicon solar cell. Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 94(11), 1864-1868.

Agbo, SN, Swaaij, RACMM van, Zeman, M & Sutta, P (2010). Predicting uc-Si:H crystal orientation from Raman measurement under polarized light. Physica Status Solidi. C: Current Topics in Solid State Physics, 7(3-4), 708-711.

Campa, A, Isabella, O, Erven (extern), R van, Peeters, P, Borg, H, Krc, J , Topic, M & Zeman, M (2010). Optimal design of periodic surface texture for thin-film a-Si:H solar cells. Progress in Photovoltaics: research and applications, 18(3), 160-167.

Dagamseh, AMK, Vet, B, Sutta, P & Zeman, M (2010). Modelling and optimization of a-Si:H solar cells with ZnO:Al back reflector. Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 94(12), 2119-2123.

Eijt, SWH , Zhu, H, Schut, H , Tijssen, M & Zeman, M (2010). Positron annihilation depth-profiling as a promising tool for the structural analysis of light-soaked a-Si:H absorber layers. Physica Status Solidi. C: Current Topics in Solid State Physics, 7(3-4), 632-635.

Isabella, O, Krc, J & Zeman, M (2010). Modulated surface textures for enhanced light trapping in thin-film silicon solar cells. Applied Physics Letters, 97(10) 101106.

Isabella, O, Moll, F, Krc, J & Zeman, M (2010). Modulated surface textures using zinc-oxide films for solar cells applications. Physica Status Solidi. A: Applications and Materials Science (online), 207(3), 642-646.

Jaeger, K, Isabella, O, Zhao, L & Zeman, M (2010). Light scattering properties of surface-textured substrates. Physica Status Solidi. C: Current Topics in Solid State Physics, 7(3-4), 945-948.

Jarolimek, K, Groot, RA de, Wijs, GA de & Zeman, M (2010). Atomistic models of hydrogenated amorphous silicon nitride from first principles. Physical Review B(Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 82(20), 205201.

Jarolimek, K, Wijs, GA de, Groot, RA de & Zeman, M (2010). Structural models of a-Si:H with a low defect concentration: a first-principles molecular dynamics study. Physica Status Solidi. A: Applications and Materials Science (online), 207(3), 605-608.

Lipovsek, B, Krc, J , Isabella, O, Zeman, M & Topic, M (2010). Analysis of thin-film silicon solar cells with white paint back reflectors. Physica Status Solidi. C: Current Topics in Solid State Physics, 7(3-4), 1041-1044.

Lipov¿ek, B, Kr¿, J, Isabella, O, Zeman, M & Topi¿, M (2010). Modeling and optimization of white paint back reflectors for thin-film silicon solar cells. Journal of Applied Physics, 108(10)103115.

Martin, IT, Wank, MA, Blauw, MA, Swaaij, RACMM van & Sanden, MCM van de (2010). The effect of low frequency pulse-shaped substrate bias on the remote plasma deposition of a-Si:H thin films. Plasma Sources Science and Technology, 19, 1-10.

Santbergen, R, Goud, JM, Zeman, M, Roosmalen, JAM van & Zolingen, RJC van (2010). The AM1.5 absorption factor of thin-film solar cells. Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 94(5), 715-723.

Vavrunkova, V, Elzakker, G van, Zeman, M & Sutta, P (2010). Medium-range order in a-Si:H films prepared from hydrogen diluted silane. Physica Status Solidi. A: Applications and Materials Science (online), 207(3), 548-551.

Wank, MA, Swaaij, RACMM van, Kadlacek, P, Sanden, MCM van de & Zeman, M (2010). Hydrogenated amorphous silicon deposited under accurately controlled ion bombardment using pulse-shaped substrate biasing. Journal of Applied Physics, 108(10)103304.

Wank, MA, Illiberi, A, Tichelaar, FD, Swaaij, RACMM van, Sanden, MCM van de & Zeman, M (2010). Influence of hydrogen dilution on surface roughness development of a-Si:H thin films grown by remote plasma deposition. Physica Status Solidi. C: Current Topics in Solid State Physics, 7(3-4), 571-574.

Zeman, M, Isabella, O, Tichelaar, FD & Luxembourg, SL (2010). Amorphous silicon-based multilayers for photovoltaic applications. Physica Status Solidi. C: Current Topics in Solid State Physics, 7(3-4), 1057-1060.

Zeman, M (2010). Thin-film silicon PV technology. Journal of Electrical Engineering, 61(5), 271-276.

2009

Jaeger, K & Zeman, M (2009). A scattering model for surface-textured thin films. Applied Physics Letters, 95, 171108.

Jarolimek, K, Groot, RA de, Wijs, GA de & Zeman, M (2009). First-principles study of hydrogenated amorphous silicon. Physical Review B(Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 79(15), 1-11.

Krc, J , Zeman, M, Luxembourg, SL & Topic, M (2009). Modulated photonic-crystal structures as broadband back reflectors in thin-film solar cells. Applied Physics Letters, 94(15), 153501-153501-3.

Kumar, KR & Zeman, M (2008). Simulation studies on the effect of a buffer layer on the external parameters of hydrogenated amorphous silicon p-i-n solar cells. Bulletin of Materials Science, 31(5), 737-739.

Munyeme, G, Chinyama, GK, Zeman, M, Schropp, RI & Weg, WF van der (2008). Modelling the light induced metastable effects in amorphous silicon. Physica Status Solidi. C: Current Topics in Solid State Physics, 5(2), 606-608.

Pieters, BE, Stiebig, H, Zeman, M & Swaaij, RACMM van (2009). Determination of the mobility gap of intrinsic uc-Si:H in p-i-n solar cells. Journal of Applied Physics, 105, 1-10.

Verlaan, V, Verkerk, AD, Arnoldbik, WM, Werf, CHM van der, Bakker, R, Houweling, ZS, Romijn, I G, Borsa, DM, Luxembourg, SL, Zeman, M, Dekkers, HFW & Schropp, REI (2009). The effect of composition on the bond structure and refractive index of silicon nitride deposited by HWCVD and PECVD. Thin Solid Films, 517, 3499-3502.

Vet, B & Zeman, M (2008). Relation between the open-circuit voltage and the band gap of absorber and buffer layers in a-Si:H solar cells. Thin Solid Films, 516(20), 6873-6876.

Wank, MA, Swaaij, RACMM van & Sanden, MCM van de (2009). On the surface roughness development of hydrogenated amorphous silicon deposited at low growth rates. Applied Physics Letters, 95(2), 21503-21503-3.

Zeman, M, Elzakker, G van, Tichelaar, FD & Sutta, P (2009). Structural properties of amorphous silicon prepared from hydrogen-diluted silane. Philosophical Magazine (London, 2003), 89(28-30), 2435-2448.

2008

Dagamseh, AMK, Vet, B, Tichelaar, FD, Sutta, P & Zeman, M (2008). ZnO:Al films prepared by rf magnetron sputtering applied as back reflectors in thin-film silicon solar cells. Thin Solid Films, 516(21), 7844-7850.

Klaver, A & Swaaij, RACMM van (2008). Modeling of light-induced degradation of amorphous silicon solar cells. Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 92(1), 50-60.

Melskens, J, Elzakker, G van, Li, Y & Zeman, M (2008). Analysis of hydrogenated amorphous silicon thin films and solar cells by means of fourier transform photocurrent spectroscopy. Thin Solid Films, 516, 6877-6881.

Wienke, J, Zanden, B van der, Tijssen, M & Zeman, M (2008). Performance of spray deposited ZnO:In layers as front electrodes in thin film silicon solar cells. Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 92, 884-890.

Zeman, M, Melskens, J, Semanová, M & Voderadská, Z (2007). Photovoltaic solar energy: key to a sustainable energy future. International Issues & Slovak Foreign Policy Affairs, XVI(4), 36-52.

2007

Elzakker, G van, Tichelaar, FD & Zeman, M (2007). Silicon films deposited from hydrogen diluted silane using a layer-by-layer approach. Thin Solid Films, 515, 7464.

Elzakker, G van, Tichelaar, FD & Zeman, M (2007). Suppression of crystalline growth in silicon films deposited from hydrogen diluted silane using a layer-by-layer approach. Thin Solid Films, 515(19), 7460-7464.

Klaver, A & Swaaij, RACMM van (2007). Modeling of light-induced degradation of amorphous silicon solar cells. Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 254(12), 50-60.

Müllerová, J, ¿utta, P, Elzakker, G van, Zeman, M & Mikula, M (2007). Microstructure of hydrogenated silicon thin films prepared from silane diluted with hydrogen. Applied Surface Science, 254(12), 3690-3695.

Swaaij, RACMM van & Klaver, A (2008). Comparison of amorphous silicon solar cell performance following light and high-energy electronbeam induced degradation. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 516(20), 2464-2467.

Zeman, M & Krc, J (2008). Optical and electrical modeling of thin-film silicon solar cells. Journal of Materials Research, 23(4), 889-898.

2006

Elzakker, G van, Nadazdy, V, Tichelaar, FD, Metselaar, JW & Zeman, M (2006). Analysis of structure and defects in thin silicon films deposited from hydrogen diluted silane. Thin Solid Films, 511-512, 252-257.

Klaver, A, Nádazdy, V, Zeman, M & Swaaij, RACMM van (2006). Charge deep-level transient spectroscopy study of high-energy-electron-beam-irradiated hydrogenated amorphous silicon. Applied Physics Letters, 89, 022119-1-3.

Nadazdy, V, Durny, R & Zeman, M (2006). Defect-state engineering in a-Si:H: An effective tool for studying processes during light-induced degradation. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 352, 1059-1063.

Swaaij, RACMM van, Jimenez Zambrano, R , Smit, C & Sanden, MCM van de (2006). New insights in microcrystalline silicon deposition with expanding thermal plasma chemical vapour deposition. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 352(9-20), 933-936.

2005

Smit, C, Klaver, A, Korevaar, BA, Petit, AMHN, Williamson, DL, Swaaij, RACMM van & Sanden, MCM van de (2005). High-rate deposition of microcrystalline silicon with an expanding thermal plasma. Thin Solid Films, 491(1-2), 280-293.

2004

Krc, J, Zeman, M, Smole, F & Topic, M (2004). Optical modelling of thin-film silicon solar cells deposited on textured substrates. Thin Solid Films, 451/452, 298-302.

Munyeme, G, Zeman, M, Schropp, REI & Weg, WF van der (2004). Performance analysis of a-Si:H p-i-n solar cells with and without a buffer layer at the p/i interface. Physica Status Solidi. C: Current Topics in Solid State Physics, 1(9), 2298-2303.

Nadazdy, V & Zeman, M (2004). Origin of charged gap states in a-Si:H and their evolution during light soaking. Physical Review B(Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 69, 1-6.

Pieters, BE, Zeman, M, Swaaij, RACMM van & Metselaar, JW (2004). Optimization of a-SiGe:H solar cells with graded intrinsic layers using integrated optical and electrical modeling. Thin Solid Films, 451/452, 294-297.

Smit, C, Swaaij, RACMM van, Hamers, EAG & Sanden, MCM van de (2004). The role of the silyl radical in plasma deposition of microcrystalline silicon. Journal of Applied Physics, 96(8), 4076-4083.

2003

Khan, RUH, Silva, SRP & Swaaij, RACMM (2003). Polymeric amorphous carbon as p-type window within amorphous silicon solar cells. Applied Physics Letters, 82(22), 3979-3981.

Krc, J, Zeman, M, Kluth, O, Smole, F & Topic, M (2003). Effect of surface roughness of ZnO:A1 films on light scattering in hydrogenated amorphous silicon solar cells. Thin Solid Films, 426, 296-304.

Pincik, E, Kobayashi, H, Gleskova, H, Kucera, M, Ortega, L, Jergel, M, Falcony, C, Brunner, R, Shimizu, T, Nadazdy, V, Zeman, M, Mikula, M, Kumeda, M & Swaaij, RACMM (2003). Photoluminescence properties of a-Si:H based thin films and corresponding solar cells. Thin Solid Films, 433, 344-351.

Pin¿ik, E, Kobayashi, H, M¿llerová, J, Gmucová, K, Jergel, M, Brunner, R, Zeman, M & Zahoran, M (2003). On optical electrical and structural properties of amorphous silicon based semiconductors. Acta Physica Slovaca: journal for experimental and theoretical physics, 53(4), 267-278.

Smit, C, Swaaij, RACMM, Donker, H, Petit, AMHN, Kessels, WMM & Sanden, MCM van de (2003). Determining the material structure of microcrystalline silicon from Raman spectra. Journal of Applied Physics, 94(5), 3582-3588.

2002

Krc, J, Zeman, M, Smole, F, Metselaar, JW & Topic, M (2002). Analysis of light scattering in a-Si:H-based solar cells with rough interfaces. Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 74, 401-406.

Krc, J, Zeman, M, Smole, F & Topic, M (2002). Optical modeling of a-Si:H solar cells deposited on textured glass/SnO2 substrates. Journal of Applied Physics, 92(2), 749-755.

Pincik, E, Gleskova, H, Mullerova, J, Nadazdy, V, Marz, S, Ortega, L, Jergel, M, Falcony, C, Brunner, R, Gmucova, K, Zeman, M, Swaaij, RACMM, Kucera, M, Jurani, R & Zahoran, M (2002). Properties of semiconductor surfaces covered with very thin insulating overlayers prepared by impacts of low-energy particles. Vacuum: surface engineering, surface instrumentation & vacuum technology, 67, 131-141.

Smit, C, Hamers, EAG, Korevaar, BA, Swaaij, RACMM & Sanden, MCM van de (2002). Fast deposition of microcrystalline silicon with an expanding thermal plasma. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 299/302, 98-102.

2001

Kroon, MA & Swaaij, RACMM (2001). Spatial effects on ideality factor of amorphous silicon pin diodes. Journal of Applied Physics, 90(2), 994-1000.

Zeman, M, Swaaij, RACMM, Zuiddam, MR, Metselaar, JW & Schropp, REI (2001). Effect of front and back contact roughness on optical properties of single junction a-SI:H solar cells. Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 66(1-4), 353-359.  

Zuthpen, AJMM van, Sutta, P, Tichelaar, FD, Keitz, A von, Zeman, M & Metselaar, JW (2001). Structure of thin polycrystalline silicon films on ceramic substrates. Journal of Crystal Growth, 223, 332-340.

Zutphen, AJMM, Sutta, P, Tichelaar, FD, Keitz, A von, Zeman, M & Metselaar, JW (2001). Structure of thin polycrystalline silicon films on ceramic substrates. Journal of Crystal Growth, 223(1), 332-340.

2000

Kroon, MA, Swaaij, RACMM, Zeman, M, Kuznetsov, YA & Metselaar, JW (1998). Hydrogenated amorphous silicon transverse junction solar cells. Applied Physics Letters, 72(2), 209-210.

Meytin, MN, Zeman, M, Budaguan, BG & Metselaar, JW (2000). Kinetics of light-induced degradation in a-Si: H films investigated by computer modeling. Fisika i tecnika polyprovodnikov, 34(6), 742-747.

Pincik, E, Jergel, M, Kucera, M, Swaaij, RACMM, Ivanco, J, Senderák, R, Zeman, M, Müllerová, J & Brunel, M (2000). Influence of the plasma pretreatment of GaAs(100) and Si(100) surfaces on the optical and structural properties of Si3N4/GaAs and a-SiGe/Si interfaces. Applied Surface Science, 72-76.

Swaaij, RACMM, Zeman, M, Korevaar, BA, Smit, C, Metselaar, JW & Sanden, MCM van de (2000). Challenges in amorphous silicon solar cell technology. Acta Physica Slovaca: journal for experimental and theoretical physics, 50(4), 559-570.

Swaaij, RACMM, Nádazdy, V, Zeman, M, Pincik, E & Metselaar, JW (2000). Defect re-distribution in amorphous silicon below equilibration temperature. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 553-557.

Swaaij, RACMM, Girwar, BS & Metselaar, JW (2000). Powder formation in germane-silane plasmas. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology. Part A: International Journal Devoted to Vacuum, Surfaces, and Films, 18(5), 2116-2121.

Zeman, M, Swaaij, RACMM, Metselaar, JW & Schropp, REI (2000). Optical modeling of a-Si:H solar cells with rough surfaces: effect of back contact and interface roughness. Journal of Applied Physics, 88(11), 6436-6443.

1999

Schropp, REI & Zeman, M (1999). New developments in amorphous thin-film silicon solar cells. IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 46(10), 2086-2092.