Research Output 1995 2016

  • 2356 Citations
  • 26 h-Index
  • 65 Article
  • 35 Conference contribution
  • 2 Editorial
  • 2 Review article
2016

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 journalArticle

Conversion efficiency
Semiconductor quantum dots
Solar cells
Silicon
Silicon solar cells

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
Quantum efficiency

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 journalArticle

Semiconductor quantum dots
Conversion efficiency
Solar cells
Wavelength
Silicon solar cells

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 journalArticle

Semiconductor quantum dots
Carbon
Wavelength
Conversion efficiency
Solar cells

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

Semiconductor quantum dots
Carbon
Silicon solar cells
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

Semiconductor quantum dots
Solar cells
Photons
Carbon
Silicon solar cells

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 journalArticle

Semiconductor quantum dots
Zinc oxide
Conversion efficiency
Solar cells
Wavelength
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
Conversion efficiency
Solar cells
Organic polymers
Dimethyl sulfoxide
3 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

Tensors
Metamaterials
Scattering
Magnetoelectric effects
Circular cylinders

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

Semiconductor quantum dots
Silicon solar cells
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
Photons
Ligands
Substrates

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

Energy gap
Atomic layer deposition
Silicon solar cells
Surface defects
Open circuit voltage

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. Dec 19 2015 In : Microsystem Technologies. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Semiconductor quantum dots
Solar cells
Photons
Conversion efficiency
Photoluminescence
2014
1 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

Nanoparticles
Solar cells
Light absorption
Conversion efficiency
Silicon
15 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
Conversion efficiency
Solar cells
Antireflection coatings

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

Silicon
Solar cells
Costs
Organic polymers
Capacitance measurement
22 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

Membranes
Silicon
Solar cells
Nanoparticles
Light absorption

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
Membranes
Solar cells
Nanoparticles
Crystals
35 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
Membranes
Crystals
Nanowires
Solar cells
2013
15 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

Solar cells
Atomic layer deposition
Passivation
Aluminum
Oxides
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
Carbon Nanotubes
Dielectric Spectroscopy
Electrodes
Enzymes
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. 2013 In : Journal of Surgical Research. 184, 1, p. 126-131 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgical Instruments
Fascia
Hernia
Umbilicus
Pneumoperitoneum

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

Tensors
Metamaterials
Circular cylinders
Materials properties
52 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
Polymers
Equipment and Supplies
Solar cells
Hybrid Cells
2 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

Solar cells
Silicon solar cells
Open circuit voltage
Atomic layer deposition
Metal nanoparticles
2 Citations
Passivation
Solar cells
Silicon
Costs
Organic polymers
7 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
Thin films
Silicon solar cells
Short circuit currents
Conversion efficiency
16 Citations

Nanostructured plasmonics silicon solar cells

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanoparticles
Silicon solar cells
Solar cells
Open circuit voltage
Topography

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
12 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
Textures
Nanoparticles
Forward scattering
Antireflection coatings
2 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 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)
Detectors
Modems
Digital to analog conversion

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
Orifices
Silicon carbide
Flow velocity
Turbulent flow
31 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

Nanoparticles
Conversion efficiency
Silicon
Silicon solar cells
Light absorption

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

Nanoparticles
Silicon
Silicon solar cells
Thin films
Forward scattering

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

Silicon
Textures
Nanoparticles
Light absorption
Solar cells
17 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

Silicon Dioxide
Air
Formates
Off-Road Motor Vehicles
Chemical Warfare Agents
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. 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
Energy harvesting
Thin films
Ferroelectric 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

Electrodes
Piezoelectric devices
Conductive films
Fabrication
Temperature

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
Thin films
Crystals
Substrates

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 2011 In : Microsystem Technologies. 17, 4, p. 701-706 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Barium titanate
Pulsed laser deposition
Tapes
Carbon fibers
Ferroelectric materials
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. 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

Zinc oxide
Oxide films
Thickness control
NEMS
Atomic layer deposition

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

Thin films
Temperature
Atomic layer deposition
Zinc oxide
Oxide films

Microfabrication and testing of dye-sensitized-solar-cells employing atomic-layer-deposition

Moreira, R., Elam, D., Kotha, R. & Ayon, A. 2010 Symposium on Design, Test, Integration and Packaging of MEMS/MOEMS, DTIP 2010. p. 182-184 3 p. 5486448

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

Alumina
Membranes
Testing
Dye-sensitized solar cells
Atomic layer deposition

Microstructure evolution of atomic layer deposited zinc-oxide films

Kotha, R., Elam, D., Hoy, J., Collins, G., Hackworth, R., Chen, C., Chabanov, A. & Ayon, A. 2010 Earth and Space 2010: Engineering, Science, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference. p. 3452-3460 9 p.

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

Zinc oxide
Oxide films
Temperature
Atomic layer deposition
Crystal microstructure

Phase shifting microwave structure employing atomic layer deposited (ALD) and ferroelectric films on flexible substrates

Kotha, R., Elam, D., Chabanov, A., Chen, C. L. & Ayon, A. A. 2010 Symposium on Design, Test, Integration and Packaging of MEMS/MOEMS, DTIP 2010. p. 232-236 5 p. 5486510

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

Ferroelectric films
Microwaves
Substrates
Electric network analyzers
Coplanar waveguides

Pulsed Laser Deposition (PLD) employed in the fabrication of low temperature barium titanate (BTO) films on carbon fibers

Collins, G., Elam, D., Hackworth, R., Kotha, R., Ayon, A., Chabanov, A. & Chen, C. 2010 CONIELECOMP 2010 - 20th International Conference on Electronics Communications and Computers. p. 23-25 3 p. 5440803

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

Temperature
Barium titanate
Pulsed laser deposition
Carbon fibers
Ferroelectric materials

Temperature dependence of ZnO thin film growth and its application to self-powered fabrics

Elam, D., Kotha, R., Hackworth, R., Ayon, A., Chen, C. & Chabanov, A. 2010 CONIELECOMP 2010 - 20th International Conference on Electronics Communications and Computers. p. 20-22 3 p. 5440802

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

Thin films
Temperature
Film growth
Zinc oxide
Oxide films
2009

High permittivity ferroelectric actuators for radar applications

Ficklen, J., Weaver, J., Chen, C. & Ayon, A. A. 2009 2009 Symposium on Design, Test, Integration and Packaging of MEMS/MOEMS, MEMS/MOEMS 2009. p. 416-418 3 p. 4919480

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

Actuators
Permittivity
Ferroelectric thin films
MEMS
Electrostatic actuators
1 Citations

Wireless control of microchip capillary electrophoresis with a mobile platform

Valdez, D. C., Berg, C., Bergeron, P., Mora, M. F., Garcia, C. D. & Ayon, A. A. 2009 2009 Symposium on Design, Test, Integration and Packaging of MEMS/MOEMS, MEMS/MOEMS 2009. p. 150-152 3 p. 4919488

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

Capillary electrophoresis
Field programmable gate arrays (FPGA)
Detectors
Modems
Digital to analog conversion