Arturo A Ayon

Professor

  • 2573 Citations
  • 26 h-Index
19952017

Research Output 1995 2017

  • 2573 Citations
  • 26 h-Index
  • 69 Article
  • 37 Conference contribution
  • 2 Editorial
  • 2 Review article
2017

Effect of Au nanoparticles on the performance of hybrid solar cells

Sharma, M., Lopez-Delgado, R. & Ayon, A. A. Aug 18 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Microsystem Technologies. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Nanoclusters
Solar cells
Nanoparticles
nanoclusters
solar cells

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: ResearchConference contribution

Cadmium telluride
Semiconductor quantum dots
cadmium telluride
Refraction
Fast Fourier transforms

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. Apr 8 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Microsystem Technologies. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Silicon solar cells
Silicon
Semiconductor quantum dots
Conversion efficiency
Nanostructures

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: ResearchConference contribution

Zinc Oxide
Semiconductor quantum dots
cadmium telluride
Cadmium telluride
Zinc oxide

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Zinc Oxide
Semiconductor quantum dots
Solar cells
Zinc oxide
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: ResearchConference contribution

Nanoclusters
Conversion efficiency
Solar cells
Styrene
poly(3,4-ethylene dioxythiophene)

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

solar cells
quantum dots
wavelengths
solar spectra
short circuit currents
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

red shift
quantum dots
carbon
interactions
wavelengths
1 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: ResearchConference contribution

Silicon solar cells
Semiconductor quantum dots
Carbon
Solar cells
Photons
1 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: ResearchConference contribution

Nanoclusters
Silicon solar cells
poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene)-poly(styrenesulfonate)
Conversion efficiency
Solar cells
6 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Metamaterials
Circular cylinders
Tensors
Scattering
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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference contribution

manipulators
quantum dots
photons
Semiconductor 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: ResearchConference contribution

Heterojunctions
Energy gap
Atomic layer deposition
Silicon solar cells
Surface defects

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 (Accepted/In press) In : Microsystem Technologies. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

solar cells
quantum dots
Semiconductor quantum dots
Solar cells
photons
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Silicon solar cells
Nanoparticles
Solar cells
Silicon
Light absorption
18 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Silicon
Passivation
Polymer solar cells
passivity
solar cells

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: ResearchConference contribution

Solar cells
Silicon
Costs
Organic polymers
Capacitance measurement
25 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference contribution

Silicon
Solar cells
Single crystals
Membranes
Nanoparticles
40 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Silicon
Nanowires
Solar cells
poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene)-poly(styrenesulfonate)
Membranes
2013
23 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Silicon solar cells
Aluminum
Oxides
micrometers
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

carbon nanotubes
Carbon Nanotubes
Carbon nanotubes
enzymes
impedance
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: ResearchConference contribution

Metamaterials
Tensors
Circular cylinders
Materials properties
62 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Silicon solar cells
Solar cells
Silicon
Polymer solar cells
Polymers
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: ResearchConference contribution

Silicon solar cells
Solar cells
Open circuit voltage
Atomic layer deposition
Metal nanoparticles
4 Citations
solar cells
passivity
silicon
hybrid structures
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

solar cells
silicon
thin films
Silicon
Thin film solar cells
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Silicon solar cells
Nanoparticles
solar cells
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: ResearchConference contribution

Silicon solar cells
Solar cells
Open circuit voltage
Photocurrents
Quantum efficiency
2012
14 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Silicon solar cells
solar cells
Silicon
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 2012 In : Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing. 71, 1, p. 29-38 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: ResearchConference contribution

Rockets
Silicon carbide
Orifices
Flow velocity
Turbulent flow
32 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Silicon solar cells
Gold
Nanoparticles
Thin film solar cells
solar cells

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: ResearchConference contribution

Silicon solar cells
Thin film solar cells
Nanoparticles
Silicon
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: ResearchConference contribution

Light absorption
Silicon
Thin film solar cells
Textures
Nanoparticles
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Fused silica
Sampling
Air
Silicon Dioxide
Formates
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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference contribution

Smart textiles
Electrodes
Piezoelectric devices
Conductive films
Fabrication

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

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Barium titanate
Pulsed laser deposition
Nickel
Tapes
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: ResearchConference 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: ResearchConference contribution

Atomic layer deposition
Thin films
Temperature
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: ResearchConference contribution

Atomic layer deposition
Microfabrication
Alumina
Membranes
Testing

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: ResearchConference contribution

Zinc oxide
Oxide films
Microstructure
Temperature
Atomic layer deposition