Selected Publications

  1. "Pathways to Hot Carrier Solar Cells," D. K. Ferry, V. R. Whiteside, and I. R. Sellers, Journal of Photonics for Energy, 12, 022204 (2022)                                                                               
  2. "Hot carrier redistribution, electron-phonon interaction, and their role in carrier relaxation in thin film metal-halide perovskites," S. Sourabh, V. R. Whiteside, I. R. Sellers, Y. Zhai, K. Wang, M. C. Beard, V. Yeddu, M. T. Bamidele, and D. Y. Kim, Physical Review Materials, 5, 095402  (2021)
  3. "Radiation tolerance of GaAs1-xSbx solar cells," H. Afshari, B. K. Durant, T. Thrasher, L. Abshire, V. R. Whiteside, S. Chan, D. Y. Kim, S. Hatch, M. Tang, J. S. McNatt, H-Y. Liu, M. R. McCartney, D. J. Smith, and I. R. Sellers, Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 233, 111352 (2021)

  4. "Radiation stability of mixed tin-lead halide perovskites: Implications for space applications," B. K. Durant, H. Afshari, S. Sourabh, V. Yeddu, M. T. Bamidele, S. Singh, B. Rout, G. E. Eperon, D-Y. Kim, and I. R. Sellers, Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 230, 111232 (2021)

  5. "Tolerance of Pervoskite Solar Cells to Targeted Proton Irradiation and Electronic Ionization Induced Healing," B. K. Durant, H. Afshari, S. Singh, B. Rout, G. E. Eperon, and I. R. Sellers, ACS Energy Letters, 6, 2362 (2021)

  6. "Challenges, Myths, and Opportunties in Hot Carrier Solar Cells," D. K. Ferry, S. M. Goodnick, V. R. Whiteside, and I. R. Sellers, Journal of Applied Physics, 128, 220903 (2020)
  7. "The role of metastability and concentration on the performance of CIGS solar cells under LILT conditions," H. Ashfari, B. K. Durant, C. R. Brown, K. Hossain, D. Poplavskyy, B. Rout, and I. R. Sellers, Solar Energy & Solar Cells, 212, 110571 (2020)

  8. "Exploiting intervalley scattering to harness hot carriers in III-V solar cells," H. Esmaielpour, K. R. Dorman, D. K. Ferry, T. D. Mishima, M. B. Santos, V. R. Whiteside, and    I. R. Sellers, Nature Energy, 5, 336 (2020)

  9. "Role of exciton binding energy on LO phonon broadening and polaron formation in (BA)2PbI4 Ruddlesden-Popper films," H. Esmaielpour, V. R. Whiteside, S. Sourabh,   G. E. Eperon, J. T. Precht, M. C. Beard, H. Lu, B. K. Durant, and I. R. Sellers, Journal of Physical Chemsitry C., 124, 9496 (2020)
  10. "The role of intervalley phonons in hot carrier transfer and extraction in type-II InAs/AlAsSb quantum-well solar cells," V. R. Whiteside, H. Esmaielpour, T. D. Mishima, K. R. Dorman, M. B. Santos, D. K. Ferry, and I. R. Sellers, Semiconductor Science & Technology, 34, 094001 (2019)

  11. "Flexible Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Solar Cells for Outer Planetary Missions: Investigation under LILT conditions," C. R. Brown, V. R. Whiteside, D. Poplavakyy, K. Hossain, M. S. Dhoubhadel, and I. R. Sellers, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 9, 552 (2019)

  12. "Valence band states in an InAs/AlAsSb in mutliquantum well hot carrier absorber," V. R. Whiteside, B. A. MaGill, M. P. Lumb, H. Esmaielpour, M. A. Meeker, R. R. H. H. Mudiyanselage, A. Messager, S. Vijeyaragunathan, T. D. Mishima, M. B. Santos, I. Vurgaftman, G. A. Khodaparast, and I. R. Sellers, Semiconductor Sceince & Technology, 34, 025005 (2019)

  13. "Potential of High-Stability Perovskite Solar Cells for Low-Intensity-Low-Temperature (LILT) Outer Planetary Space Missions," C. R. Brown, G. E. Eperon, V. R. Whiteside, and I. R. Sellers, ACS Applied Energy Materials, 2, 814 (2018)

  14. "Enhanced hot electron lifetimes in quantum wells with inhibited phonon coupling," H. Esmaielpour, V. R. Whiteside, H. P. Piyathilaka, S. Vijeyaragunathan, B. Wang, E. Adcock-Smith, K. P. Roberts, T. D. Mishima, M. B. Santos, A. D. Bristow, and I. R. Sellers, Scientific Reports, 8, 12473, (2018)

  15. "An Investigation of the Role of Radiative and Nonradiative Recombination Processes in InAs/GaAs1–xSbx Quantum Dot Solar Cells ," Y.Cheng, A. Meleco, A. J. Roeth, V. R. Whiteside, M. C. Debnath, T. D . Mishima, M. B. Santos, S. Hatch, H. Liu and I. R. Sellers, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 8, 487, (2018).

  16. "The effect and nature of N–H complexes in the control of the dominant photoluminescence transitions in UV-hydrogenated GaInNAs," C. R. Brown, N. J. Estes, V. R. Whiteside, B. Wang, K. Hossain, T. D. Golding, M. Leroux, M. Al Khalfioui, J. G. Tischler, C. T. Ellis, E. R. Glaser and I. R. Sellers, RSC Advances, 7, 25353 - 25361, (2017).

  17. "Effect of occupation of the excited states and phonon broadening on the determination of the hot carrier temperature from continuous wave photoluminescence in InGaAsP quantum well absorbers," H. Esmaielpour, V. R. Whiteside, L. C. Hirst, J. G. Tischler, C. T. Ellis, M. P. Lumb, D. V. Forbes, R. J. Walters, and I. R. Sellers, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 25, 782 (2017).

  18. "Suppression of phonon-mediated hot carrier relaxation in type-II of InAs/AlAsxSb1−x quantum wells: a practical route to hot carrier solar cells," H. Esmaielpour, V. R. Whiteside, J. Tang, S. Vijeyaragunathan, T. D. Mishima, S. Cairns, M. B. Santos, B. Wang, and I. R. Sellers, Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications 24 (5), 591 (2016).

  19. "Investigation of InAs/GaAs1−xSbx quantum dots for applications in intermediate band solar cells," Y. Cheng, M. Fukuda, V. R. Whiteside, M. C. Debnath, P. J. Vallely, T. D. Mishima, M. B. Santos, K. Hossain, S. Hatch, H. Y. Liu, and I. R. Sellers,  Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 147, 94 (2016).

  20. Improved performance in GaInNAs solar cells by hydrogen passivation, M. Fukuda, V. R. Whiteside, J. C. Keay, A. Meleco, I. R. Sellers, K. Hossain, T. D. Golding, M. Leroux, and M. Al Khalfioui, Applied Physics Letters, 106, 141904 (2015)

  21. Effects of localization on hot carriers in InAs/AlAs x Sb1-x quantum wells, J. Tang, V. R. Whiteside, H. Esmaielpour, S. Vijeyaragunathan, T. D. Mishima, M. B. Santos, and I. R. Sellers,
    Applied Physics Letters, 106, 061902 (2015)