Arturo A Ayon

Professor

  • 2638 Citations
  • 27 h-Index
19952018

Research Output 1995 2018

2018

Effect of Au nanoparticles on the performance of hybrid solar cells

Sharma, M., Lopez-Delgado, R. & Ayon, A. A. Jan 1 2018 In : Microsystem Technologies. 24, 1, p. 543-550 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanoclusters
nanoclusters
Solar cells
solar cells
Conversion efficiency

Solar cell efficiency improvement employing down-shifting silicon quantum dots

Lopez-Delgado, R., Higuera-Valenzuela, H. J., Zazueta-Raynaud, A., Ramos-Carrazco, A., Pelayo, J. E., Berman-Mendoza, D., Álvarez-Ramos, M. E. & Ayon, A. Jan 1 2018 In : Microsystem Technologies. 24, 1, p. 495-502 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silicon solar cells
Silicon
Semiconductor quantum dots
Conversion efficiency
Nanostructures
2017

Effect of UV light on systematic errors in THZ-TDS spectroscopy

Zepeda-Galvez, J. A., Vazquez-Colon, C. D., Shreiber, D. & Ayon, A. Oct 12 2017 2017 42nd International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves, IRMMW-THz 2017. IEEE Computer Society, 8067184

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Systematic errors
Ultraviolet radiation
Spectroscopy
Semiconductor materials
Semiconductor quantum dots

Enhanced conversion efficiency in Si solar cells employing photoluminescent down-shifting CdSe/CdS core/shell quantum dots

Lopez-Delgado, R., Zhou, Y., Zazueta-Raynaud, A., Zhao, H., Pelayo, J. E., Vomiero, A., Álvarez-Ramos, M. E., Rosei, F. & Ayon, A. Dec 1 2017 In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 14104

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

solar cells
quantum dots
ultraviolet absorption
photons
short circuit currents

Reconfigurable behavior of CdTe quantum dots at terahertz frequencies employing UV excitation

Vazquez-Colon, C. D., Galvez, J. A. Z., Ayon, A. & Shreiber, D. Jul 18 2017 Symposium on Design, Test, Integration and Packaging of MEMS/MOEMS, DTIP 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7984494

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Cadmium telluride
Semiconductor quantum dots
Refraction
Fast Fourier transforms
Demonstrations

Synergistic effects of nanotexturization and down shifting CdTe quantum dots in solar cell performance

Tronco-Jurado, U., Saucedo-Flores, E., Ruelas, R., López, R., Alvarez-Ramos, M. E. & Ayón, A. A. Sep 1 2017 In : Microsystem Technologies. 23, 9, p. 3945-3953 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Semiconductor quantum dots
Solar cells
solar cells
quantum dots
Photons

Synthesis and characterization of the interaction of ZnO and CdTe photoluminescent quantum dots for photovoltaic applications

Orona-Magallanes, F. A., Guerrero-Gonzalez, R., Zazueta-Raynaud, A., Ayon, A., Orona-Magallanes, F. A., Guerrero-Gonzalez, R., Pelayo, J. E., Ruelas, R. & Saucedo-Flores, E. Jul 18 2017 Symposium on Design, Test, Integration and Packaging of MEMS/MOEMS, DTIP 2017. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7984498

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Zinc Oxide
Cadmium telluride
Zinc oxide
Semiconductor quantum dots
Conversion efficiency

Utilization of down-shifting photoluminescent ZnO quantum dots on solar cells

Zazueta-Raynaud, A., Lopez-Delgado, R., Pelayo-Ceja, J. E., Alvarez-Ramos, M. E. & Ayon, A. Jul 1 2017 In : Materials Research Express. 4, 7, 076203

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zinc Oxide
Zinc oxide
Semiconductor quantum dots
Solar cells
Conversion efficiency
2016
1 Citations

Enhancing the power conversion efficiency of solar cells employing down-shifting silicon quantum dots

Lopez-Delgado, R., Higuera-Valenzuela, H. J., Zazueta-Raynaud, A., Ramos, A., Pelayo, J. E., Berman, D., Álvarez-Ramos, M. E. & Ayon, A. Dec 14 2016 In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 773, 1, 012087

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

solar cells
quantum dots
silicon
short circuit currents
open circuit voltage

Influence of Au nanoclusters on the power conversion efficiency of hybrid solar cells

Sharma, M. & Ayon, A. A. Jul 15 2016 Symposium on Design, Test, Integration and Packaging of MEMS/MOEMS, DTIP 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7514890

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Nanoclusters
Conversion efficiency
Solar cells
Styrene
Silicon

Influence of photo-luminescent CdSe/CdS core shell quantum dots in solar cell efficiency

Lopez-Delgado, R., Zhou, Y., Zazueta-Raynaud, A., Zhao, H., Pelayo, J. E., Vomiero, A., Álvarez-Ramos, M. E., Rosei, F. & Ayon, A. Dec 14 2016 In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 773, 1, 012088

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

solar cells
quantum dots
solar spectra
short circuit currents
open circuit voltage
1 Citations

Red-shift of the photoluminescent emission peaks of CdTe quantum dots due to the synergistic interaction with carbon quantum dot mixtures

Pelayo, E., Zazueta, A., López-Delgado, R., Saucedo, E., Ruelas, R. & Ayón, A. Dec 14 2016 In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 773, 1, 012053

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

red shift
quantum dots
carbon
interactions
solar cells
2 Citations

Silicon solar cell efficiency improvement employing the photoluminescent, down-shifting effects of carbon and CdTe quantum dots

Pelayo, E., Zazueta, A., Lopez, R., Saucedo, E., Ruelas, R. & Ayon, A. May 1 2016 In : Materials for Renewable and Sustainable Energy. 5, 2, 70

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silicon solar cells
Semiconductor quantum dots
Carbon
Conversion efficiency
Nanostructures

Silicon solar cell efficiency improvement employing the photoluminescent, downshifting effects of carbon quantum dots

Pelayo, J. E., Zazueta, A., Lopez-Delgado, R., Saucedo, E., Ruelas, R. & Ayon, A. Jul 15 2016 Symposium on Design, Test, Integration and Packaging of MEMS/MOEMS, DTIP 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7514887

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Silicon solar cells
Semiconductor quantum dots
Carbon
Solar cells
Photons
2 Citations

ZnO photoluminescent quantum dots with down-shifting effect applied in solar cells.

Zazueta-Raynaud, A., Pelayo-Ceja, J. E., Lopez-Delgado, R. & Ayon, A. Dec 14 2016 In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 773, 1, 012036

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

zinc oxides
solar cells
quantum dots
dispersing
synthesis
2015

Au nanocluster and PEDOT: PSS blend in the electrical performance of hybrid silicon solar cell

Sharma, M. & Ayon, A. A. Dec 14 2015 2015 IEEE 42nd Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7355726

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Nanoclusters
Silicon solar cells
Conversion efficiency
Solar cells
Styrene
7 Citations

Dynamic polarizability tensor for circular cylinders

Strickland, D., Ayón, A. & Alù, A. Feb 6 2015 In : Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 91, 8, 085104

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metamaterials
circular cylinders
Circular cylinders
Tensors
tensors

Efficiency improvement employing CdTe quantum dots and Ag/Au nanoalloys on c-silicon solar cells

Ayon, A., Tronco-Jurado, U., Lopez-Delgado, R., Sharma, M., Saucedo-Flores, E. & Alvarez-Ramos, E. Dec 14 2015 2015 IEEE 42nd Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7355756

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Silicon solar cells
Semiconductor quantum dots
Ligands
Substrates
1 Citations

Influence of Au/Ag nanostars and CdTe quantum dots on photon manipulation

Ayon, A., Tronco-Jurado, U., Lopez-Delgado, R., Sharma, M., Saucedo-Flores, E. & Alvarez-Ramos, E. Aug 5 2015 2015 Transducers - 2015 18th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems, TRANSDUCERS 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1436-1439 4 p. 7181204

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Semiconductor quantum dots
manipulators
Photons
quantum dots
photons

Performance of inorganic photovoltaic structures employing heterojunctions with large band gap materials

Delgado, R. L., Alvarez, M. E. & Ayon, A. A. Dec 14 2015 2015 IEEE 42nd Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7356301

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Heterojunctions
Energy gap
Atomic layer deposition
Silicon solar cells
Surface defects
2014
2 Citations

Design guidelines for high efficiency plasmonics silicon solar cells

Pudasaini, P. R. & Ayon, A. A. 2014 In : Springer Series in Materials Science. 190, p. 497-514 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silicon solar cells
Nanoparticles
Solar cells
Silicon
Light absorption
19 Citations

Efficiency improvement of a nanostructured polymer solar cell employing atomic layer deposited Al2O3 as a passivation layer

Pudasaini, P. R., Sharma, M., Ruiz-Zepeda, F. & Ayon, A. A. May 1 2014 In : Microelectronic Engineering. 119, p. 6-10 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silicon
Passivation
passivity
solar cells
polymers

Electrical characterization of organic/inorganic hybrid solar cells based on silicon nanopillars-poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene): Poly(styrenesulfonate)

Pudasaini, P. R., Ayon, A. A. & Sharma, M. Mar 9 2014 DTIP 2014 - Symposium on Design, Test, Integration and Packaging of MEMS/MOEMS. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7056668

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Solar cells
Silicon
Organic polymers
Capacitance measurement
Voltage measurement
35 Citations

Plasmonic effects of Au/Ag bimetallic multispiked nanoparticles for photovoltaic applications

Sharma, M., Pudasaini, P. R., Ruiz-Zepeda, F., Vinogradova, E. & Ayon, A. A. Sep 10 2014 In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 6, 17, p. 15472-15479 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solar cells
Nanoparticles
Conversion efficiency
Nanostructures
Plasmons

Plasmonic light trapping in ultrathin single crystal silicon membrane for solar cells application

Sharma, M., Pudasaini, P. R. & Ayon, A. A. Oct 15 2014 2014 IEEE 40th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2267-2269 3 p. 6925377

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Silicon
Solar cells
Single crystals
Membranes
Nanoparticles

Ultrathin, flexible, hybrid solar cells in sub-ten micrometers single crystal silicon membrane

Pudasaini, P. R., Sharma, M., Ruiz-Zepeda, F. & Ayon, A. A. Oct 15 2014 2014 IEEE 40th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 953-955 3 p. 6925070

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Silicon
Solar cells
Single crystals
Membranes
Nanoparticles
44 Citations

Ultrathin, flexible organic-inorganic hybrid solar cells based on silicon nanowires and PEDOT: PSS

Sharma, M., Pudasaini, P. R., Ruiz-Zepeda, F., Elam, D. & Ayon, A. A. Mar 26 2014 In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 6, 6, p. 4356-4363 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silicon
Nanowires
Solar cells
Membranes
Crystals
2013
26 Citations

Aluminum oxide passivated radial junction sub-micrometre pillar array textured silicon solar cells

Pudasaini, P. R., Elam, D. & Ayon, A. A. Jun 13 2013 In : Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 46, 23, 235104

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aluminum Oxide
Silicon solar cells
micrometers
aluminum oxides
solar cells
10 Citations

Computational, electrochemical, and spectroscopic, studies of acetycholinesterase covalently attached to carbon nanotubes

Cabral, M. F., Barrios, J. D., Kataoka, E. M., Machado, S. A. S., Carrilho, E., Garcia, C. D. & Ayon, A. A. Mar 1 2013 In : Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 103, p. 624-629 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Nanotubes
Dielectric Spectroscopy
Carbon nanotubes
carbon nanotubes
Cyclic voltammetry
1 Citations

Development of an animal model to investigate optimal laparoscopic trocar site fascial closure

Van Sickle, K. R., Kumar, H. R. N., Parikh, A., Ayon, A. A. & Cohn, S. M. Jan 1 2013 In : Journal of Surgical Research. 184, 1, p. 126-131 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgical Instruments
Animal Models
Fascia
Hernia
Umbilicus

Dynamic polarizability tensor for cylindrical rods and their application to the homogenization of uniaxial metamaterials

Strickland, D., Alu, A. & Ayon, A. 2013 2013 7th International Congress on Advanced Electromagnetic Materials in Microwaves and Optics, METAMATERIALS 2013. IEEE Computer Society, p. 436-438 3 p. 6809078

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Metamaterials
Tensors
Circular cylinders
Materials properties
64 Citations

High efficiency hybrid silicon nanopillar-polymer solar cells

Pudasaini, P. R., Ruiz-Zepeda, F., Sharma, M., Elam, D., Ponce, A. & Ayon, A. A. 2013 In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 5, 19, p. 9620-9627 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silicon solar cells
Silicon
Hybrid Cells
Solar cells
Polymers
3 Citations

High performance nanopillars array silicon solar cells

Pudasaini, P. R. & Ayon, A. A. 2013 2013 Symposium on Design, Test, Integration and Packaging of MEMS/MOEMS, DTIP 2013. 6559433

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Silicon solar cells
Solar cells
Open circuit voltage
Atomic layer deposition
Metal nanoparticles
4 Citations

Low-cost, high-efficiency organic/inorganic hetero-junction hybrid solar cells for next generation photovoltaic device

Pudasaini, P. R. & Ayon, A. A. Jan 1 2013 In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 476, 1, 012140

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

solar cells
passivity
hybrid structures
silicon
electrical measurement
8 Citations

Modeling the front side plasmonics effect in nanotextured silicon surface for thin film solar cells application

Pudasaini, P. R. & Ayon, A. A. Jun 2013 In : Microsystem Technologies. 19, 6, p. 871-877 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silicon
solar cells
silicon
thin films
Silicon solar cells
17 Citations

Nanostructured plasmonics silicon solar cells

Pudasaini, P. R. & Ayon, A. A. Jan 1 2013 In : Microelectronic Engineering. 110, p. 126-131 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silicon solar cells
solar cells
Nanoparticles
nanoparticles
Solar cells
1 Citations

Radial junction nanopillar arrays textured n-type silicon solar cells

Pudasaini, P. R., Elam, D. & Ayon, A. A. 2013 39th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2013. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2404-2409 6 p. 6744959

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Silicon solar cells
Solar cells
Open circuit voltage
Photocurrents
Quantum efficiency
2012
16 Citations

High efficiency nanotextured silicon solar cells

Pudasaini, P. R. & Ayon, A. A. Oct 1 2012 In : Optics Communications. 285, 21-22, p. 4211-4214 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silicon solar cells
Silicon
solar cells
silicon
textures
3 Citations

Implementation of a field programmable gate array for wireless control of a lab-on-a-robot

Valdez, D. C., Garcia, C. D. & Ayon, A. A. Apr 1 2012 In : Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing. 71, 1, p. 29-38 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Capillary electrophoresis
Field programmable gate arrays (FPGA)
Robots
Detectors
Modems

Modeling a monolithic silicon carbide pintle rocket injector

Ginn, D. & Ayon, A. A. 2012 DTIP 2012 - Symposium on Design, Test, Integration and Packaging of MEMS/MOEMS. p. 144-147 4 p. 6235297

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Rockets
Silicon carbide
Orifices
Flow velocity
Turbulent flow
33 Citations

Nanostructured thin film silicon solar cells efficiency improvement using gold nanoparticles

Pudasaini, P. R. & Ayon, A. A. Aug 2012 In : Physica Status Solidi (A) Applications and Materials Science. 209, 8, p. 1475-1480 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silicon solar cells
Gold
solar cells
gold
Nanoparticles

Plasmon enhanced light trapping for thin film silicon solar cells application

Pudasaini, P. R. & Ayon, A. A. 2012 Program - 38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, PVSC 2012. p. 360-363 4 p. 6317636

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Silicon solar cells
Nanoparticles
Silicon
Forward scattering
Antireflection coatings

Plasmon enhanced optical absorption in silicon nanohole arrays for thin film solar cells applications

Pudasaini, P. R. & Ayon, A. A. 2012 DTIP 2012 - Symposium on Design, Test, Integration and Packaging of MEMS/MOEMS. p. 3-7 5 p. 6235299

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Light absorption
Silicon
Textures
Nanoparticles
Silicon solar cells
18 Citations

Unmanned platform for long-range remote analysis of volatile compounds in air samples

da Costa, E. T., Neves, C. A., Hotta, G. M., Vidal, D. T. R., Barros, M. F., Ayon, A. A., Garcia, C. D. & Do Lago, C. L. Sep 2012 In : Electrophoresis. 33, 17, p. 2650-2659 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fused silica
Silicon Dioxide
Formates
Off-Road Motor Vehicles
Air
2011

Integration of ferroelectric BaTiO3 on metallic Ni tapes for power generation

Collins, G., Silva, E., Liu, M., Elam, D., Ma, C., Chabanov, A., Ayon, A., Chen, C., He, J., Jiang, J. & Meletis, E. Dec 1 2011 DTIP 2011 - Symposium on Design, Test, Integration and Packaging of MEMS/MOEMS. p. 72-74 3 p. 6108032

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Tapes
Ferroelectric materials
Power generation
Energy harvesting
Thin films
1 Citations

Piezoelectric charging for smart fabric applications

Hackworth, R., Moriera, J. R., Maxwell, R., Kotha, R. & Ayon, A. A. 2011 DTIP 2011 - Symposium on Design, Test, Integration and Packaging of MEMS/MOEMS. p. 138-141 4 p. 6108008

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Piezoelectric devices
Electrodes
Conductive films
Fabrication
Processing

Studies of optical and crystal properties of ALD grown ZnO

Elam, D., Nemashkalo, A., Strzhemechny, Y., Chen, C., Ayon, A. & Chabanov, A. 2011 DTIP 2011 - Symposium on Design, Test, Integration and Packaging of MEMS/MOEMS. p. 185-186 2 p. 6108034

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Atomic layer deposition
Photoluminescence
Single crystals
Thin films
Crystals
1 Citations

The use of pulsed laser deposition to produce low-temperature barium titanate films on nickel tape and carbon fiber fabric

Collins, G., Elam, D., Hackworth, R., Kotha, R., Ayon, A., Chabanov, A. & Chen, C. L. Apr 1 2011 In : Microsystem Technologies. 17, 4, p. 701-706 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Barium titanate
Pulsed laser deposition
carbon fibers
Nickel
Tapes
2010

Atomic layer deposited (ALD) Zinc Oxide film characterization for NEMS and MEMS

Kotha, R., Elam, D., Collins, G., Guven, N., Chabanov, A., Chen, C. L. & Ayon, A. A. Oct 18 2010 Symposium on Design, Test, Integration and Packaging of MEMS/MOEMS, DTIP 2010. p. 185-189 5 p. 5486458

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

NEMS
Zinc oxide
Oxide films
MEMS
Thickness control

Influence of deposition temperature of ZnO thin films for self powered wearable fabrics using ALD

Elam, D., Kotha, R., Hackworth, R., Ayon, A., Chen, C. & Chabanov, A. 2010 Symposium on Design, Test, Integration and Packaging of MEMS/MOEMS, DTIP 2010. p. 305-308 4 p. 5486513

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Atomic layer deposition
Zinc oxide
Thin films
Oxide films
Organic light emitting diodes (OLED)