Publications

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Journal Publications

2021

[20]. D. Kang, H. C. Sio, J. Stuckelberger, D. Yan, S. P. Phang, H. T. Nguyen, T. N. Truong, T. Le, W. Yang, X. Zhang, R. Liu, and D. Macdonald, Firing stability of phosphorus-doped polysilicon passivating contacts: The possible mechanism of firing impact, Submitted.

[19]. D. Kang, H. C. Sio, J. Stuckelberger, D. Yan, S. P. Phang, H. T. Nguyen, T. N. Truong, T Le, X. Zhang, R. Liu, D. Macdonald, Comparison of firing stability of p- and n-type polysilicon passivating contacts, Submitted.

[18]. T. Tran-Phu, R. Daiyan, J. Leverett, Z. Fusco, A. Tadich, I. Bernardo, A. Kiy, T. N. Truong, Q. Zhang, H. Chen, P. Kluth, R. Amal, A. Tricoli, Understanding the activity and stability of flame-made Co3O4 spinels: A route towards the scalable production of highly performing OER electrocatalysts, Submitted.

[17]. M. Tebyetekerwa, J. Zhang, S. E. Saji, A. A. Wibowo, S. Rahman, T. N. Truong, Y. Lu, Z. Yin, D. Macdonald, and H. T. Nguyen, Twist-Driven Wide Freedom of Indirect Interlayer Exciton Emission in MoS2/WS2 Heterobilayers, Submitted.

[16]. A. Bui, M. Mahmud, T. Duong, N. Mozaffari, R. Basnet, G. Carvalho, T.T. Le, T. N. Truong, M. Tebyetekerwa, A. Wiboro, K. J. Weber, T. P. White, K. R. Catchpole, D. Macdonald, and H. T. Nguyen, Contactless and spatially-resolved determination of current-voltage curves in perovskite solar cells, Solar RRL, 2021. DOI: 10.1002/solr.202100348.

[15]. T.T. Le, T.N. Truong, Z. Yang, Z. Hameiri, D. Macdonald, and A. Liu, Impurity gettering by silicon nitride films: kinetics, mechanisms and simulation, Submitted.

[14]. T. N. Truong et al., Investigation of Gallium-boron spin-on co-doping for poly-Si/SiOx passivating-contacts, Submitted.

[13]. Z. Ding, T. N. Truong (co-first, corresponding author), et al., Boron spin-on doping for poly-Si/SiOx passivating contacts, ACS Applied Energy Materials (2021), DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.1c00550.

[12]. T.N. Truong, D. Yan, C. T. Nguyen, T. Kho, H. Guthrey, J. Seidel, M. AlJassim, A. Cuevas, D. Macdonald and H. T. Nguyen, Morphology, microstructure, and doping behaviour: a comparison between different deposition methods for poly-Si/SiOx passivating contacts, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, DOI:10.1002/pip.3411.

2020

[11]. T. N. Truong, D. Yan, W. Chen, W. Wang, H. Guthrey, M. Al-Jassim, A. Cuevas, D. Macdonald and H. T. Nguyen, Deposition pressure dependent structural and optoelectronic properties of ex-situ boron-doped poly-Si/SiOx passivating contacts based on sputtered silicon, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 2020, 215, 110602. DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2020.110602.

[10]. M. Tebyetekerwa, J. Zhang, Z. Xu, T. N. Truong, Z. Yin, Y. Lu, S. Ramakrishna, D. Macdonald and H. T. Nguyen, Mechanisms and Applications of Steady-State Photoluminescence Spectroscopy in Two-Dimensional Transition-Metal Dichalcogenides, ACS Nano, 2020, 14, 14579–14604. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.0c08668.

[9]. M. Tebyetekerwa, Y. Cheng, J. Zhang, W. Li, H. Li, G. P. Neupane, B. Wang, T. N. Truong, C. Xiao, M. M. Al-Jassim, Z. Yin, Y. Lu, D. Macdonald and H. T. Nguyen, Emission Control from Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Monolayers by Aggregation-Induced Molecular Rotors, ACS Nano, 2020, 14, 7444–7453. DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.0c03086.

[8]. W. Chen, T. N. Truong, H. T. Nguyen, C. Samundsett, S. P. Phang, D. MacDonald, A. Cuevas, L. Zhou, Y. Wan and D. Yan, Influence of PECVD deposition temperature on phosphorus doped poly-silicon passivating contacts, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 2020, 206, 110348. DOI:10.1016/j.solmat.2019.110348.

[7]. H.T. Nguyen, S. Gerritsen, Md A.Mahmud, Y. Wu, Z. Cai, T.N. Truong, M. Tebyetekerwa, T. Duong, J. Peng, K. Weber, T.P. White, K. Catchpole, D. Macdonald, Spatially and Spectrally Resolved Absorptivity: New Approach for Degradation Studies in Perovskite and Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cells, Advanced Energy Materials 1902901, 2019, DOI:10.1002/aenm.201902901. (Issue cover).

2019

[6]. T. N. Truong, D. Yan, C. Samundsett, A. Liu, S. P. Harvey, M. R. Young, Z. Ding, M. Tebyetekerwa, F. Kremer, M. M. Al-Jassim, A. Cuevas, D. MacDonald and H.T. Nguyen, Hydrogen-assisted defect engineering of doped poly-Si films for passivating contact solar cells, ACS Applied Energy Materials, 2019, DOI:10.1021/acsaem.9b01771.

[5]. T. N. Truong, D. Yan, W. Chen, M. Tebyetekerwa, M. Young, M. Al-Jassim, A. Cuevas, D. Macdonald and H. T. Nguyen, Hydrogenation mechanisms of polySi/SiOx passivating contacts by different capping layers, Solar RRL, 2019, DOI:10.1002/solr.201900476. (Frontispiece cover).

[4]. H.T. Nguyen, Z. Li, Y.-J. Han, R. Basnet, M. Tebyetekerwa, T.N. Truong, H. Wu, D. Yan, and D. Macdonald, Contactless, nondestructive determination of dopant profiles of localized boron-diffused regions in silicon wafers at room temperature, Scientific Reports 9, 2019, DOI:10.1038/s41598-019-46986-z.

[3]. M. Tebyetekerwa, J. Zhang, K. Liang, T. Duong, G.P. Neupane, L. Zhang, B. Liu, T.N. Truong, R. Basnet, X. Qiao, Z. Yin, Y. Lu, D. Macdonald, and H.T. Nguyen, Quantifying QuasiFermi Level Splitting and Mapping its Heterogeneity in Atomically Thin Transition Metal Dichalcogenides, Advanced Materials 1900522, 2019, DOI:10.1002/adma.201900522. (Frontispiece cover).

[2]. T.N. Truong, D. Yan, C. Samundsett, R. Basnet, M. Tebyetekerwa, L. Li, F. Kremer, A. Cuevas, D. Macdonald, and H.T. Nguyen, Hydrogenation of phosphorus-doped polycrystalline silicon films for passivating contact solar cells, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 11, 5554, 2019, DOI:10.1021/acsami.8b19989.

2018

[1]. H.T. Nguyen, A. Liu, D. Yan, H. Guthrey, T.N. Truong, M. Tebyetekerwa, Z. Li, Z. Li, M.M. Al-Jassim, A. Cuevas, and D. Macdonald, Sub-Bandgap Luminescence from Doped Polycrystalline and Amorphous Silicon Films and Its Application to Understanding Passivating-Contact Solar Cells, ACS Applied Energy Materials 1, 6619, 2018, DOI:10.1021/acsaem.8b01561.

Conference Proceedings

2021

[9]. D. Kang, H. C. Sio, D. Yan, J. Stuckelberger, T. N. Truong, S. P. Phang, R. Liu, and D. Macdonald, "Influence of Hydrogen on the Mechanism of Firing Stability of Polysilicon Passivating Contacts," in 38th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EUPVSEC), 2021.

[8]. D. Kang, H. C. Sio, D. Yan, J. Stuckelberger, H. T. Nguyen, T. N. Truong, S. P. Phang, R. Liu, and D. Macdonald, "Firing stability of polysilicon passivating contacts: The role of hydrogen," in 48th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists (PVSC), 2021.

[7]. T. N. Truong, et al., Comparative studies of optoelectronic properties, structures, and surface morphologies for phosphorus-doped poly-Si/SiOx passivating contacts, Proceedings of the 48th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (IEEE PVSC), Online, (2021), Oral presentation.

2020

[6]. T. N. Truong, et al., Doped Poly-Si/SiOx Passivating Contacts: Hydrogenation and Its Mechanisms, Proceedings of the 2020 Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference (APSRC), Online, (2020), Oral presentation.

[5]. T. N. Truong, et al., Doped Poly-Si/SiOx Passivating Contacts: Hydrogenation and Its Mechanisms, Proceedings of the 2020 European PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EUPVSEC), Online, (2020), DOI:10.4229/EUPVSEC20202020-2AO.4.5, Oral presentation. (Student Award Finalists, selected for journal publication).

2019

[4]. T. N. Truong, D. Yan, A. Cuevas, D. Macdonald, H. T. Nguyen, Effects of hydrogenation on poly-Si/SiOx passivating contacts for silicon solar cells, Proceedings of the 2019 Asia-Pacific Solar Research Conference, Canberra, Australia. (Oral presentation).

[3]. T. N. Truong, D. Yan, A. Cuevas, D. Macdonald, H. Nguyen, Hydrogenation of polycrystalline silicon films for passivating contacts solar cells, 46th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Chicago, USA (2019). (Poster presentation).

[2]. H. T. Nguyen, T. N. Truong, et al., Luminescence from poly-Si films and its application to study passivating-contact solar cells, Proceedings of the 46th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Chicago, USA (2019).

2018

[1]. T. N. Truong and H. T. Nguyen, Hydrogenation in doped poly-Si passivated contact solar cells, 2018 Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaic Annual Conference, Sydney, Australia. (Poster presentation).