MAIN PUBLICATIONS

J. A. Silva, J. M. Pó, J. Maia Alves, M. C. Brito, A. M. Vallêra, J. M. Serra, Sprayed phosphoric acid as dopant source for n-type silicon ribbons, Proceedings of the 29th European Photovolvaic Solar Energy Conference (2014).

J. A. Silva, A. Lukianov, R. Bazinette, D. Blanc-Pelissier, J. Vallade, S. Pouliquen, L. Gaudy, M. Lemiti, F. Massines, Feasability of antireflection and passivation coatings by atmospheric pressure PECVD, Energy Procedia 55, 741-749 (2014).

J. A. Silva, S. Quoizola, E. Hernandez, L. Thomas, F. Massines, Silicon carbon nitride films as passivation and antireflective coatings for silicon solar cells, Surface Science and Technology Surface and Coatings Technology 242, 157 (2014).

J. Vallade, J. A. Silva, R. Bazinette, M. Pirot, L. Gaudy, S. Quoizola, F. Massines , Silicon Solar Cells with Passivation and Antireflection Coatings Obtained by Atmospheric Pressure PECVD, Proceedings of the 28th European Photovolvaic Solar Energy Conference (2013).

J. Mário Pó, M. C. Brito, J. Maia Alves, J. A. Silva, J. Serra, A. M. Vallêra, Measurement of the dopant concentration in a semiconductor using the Seebeck effect, Measurement Science and Technology 24, 055601 (2013).

J. A. Silva, M. Gauthier, A. Cojocaru, H. Hody, C. Olivier, B. Semmache, S. Quoizola, E. Hernandez, L. Thomas, M. Lemiti, F. Massines, Improving the front passivation of n-type solar cells using a organosilicon precursor, Proceedings of the 26th European Photovolvaic Solar Energy Conference (2011).

M. Gauthier, C. Olivier, J. A. Silva, C. Boulord, A. Kaminski, M. Lemiti, B. Semmache,Y. Cuminal, Metallization of N-type multicrystalline silicon solar cell, Proceedings of the 26th European Photovolvaic Solar Energy Conference (2011).

J. A. Silva, M. Gauthier, C. Oliver, C. Boulord, A. Kaminski, B. Semmache, M. Lemiti, Progress in the metallisation of n-type multicrystalline silicon solar cells, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 95, 3333 (2011).

J. A. Silva, M. Gauthier, A. Kaminski, B. Semmache, M. Lemiti, Improving the front contact of n type solar cells, Energy Procedia 8, 625 (2011).

J. A. Silva, D. Pêra, M. C. Brito, J. Maia Alves, J. Serra, A. M. Vallêra, Understanding the sprayed boric acid doping mechanism, Journal of Crystal Growth 327, 221 (2011)

J. A. Silva, M. C. Brito, I. Costa, J. Maia Alves, J. Serra, A. M. Vallêra, First solar cells on silicon wafers doped using sprayed boric acid, Semiconductor Science and Technology 25, 115012 (2010).

J.M. Serra, C. R. Pinto, J. A. Silva, M.C. Brito, J. Maia Alves and A.M. Vallêra, The silicon on dust substrate path to make solar cells directly from a gaseous feedstock, Semiconductor Science and Technology 24, 045002 (2009).

J. A. Silva, M. C. Brito, M. Di Sabatino, K. Lobato, I. Costa, J. Maia Alves, J. M. Serra and A. M. Vallêra, Solar cells on silicon ribbons doped with sprayed boric acid as a doping source, Proceedings of the 23rd EPVSEC (2008).

J. A. Silva, M. C. Brito, I. Costa, J. Maia Alves, J. M. Serra and A. M. Vallêra, Sprayed boric acid as a dopant source for silicon ribbons, Solar Materials and Solar Cells 91, 1948 (2007).

C. R. Pinto, J. M. Serra, M. C. Brito, J. A. Silva, J. Maia Alves and A. M. Vallêra, First solar cells on silicon ribbons obtained by fast cvd from silane, Proceedings 22nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, Milão (2007).

J. A. Silva, I. Costa, M. C. Brito, J. Maia Alves, J. M. Serra and A. M. Vallêra, Progress in the use of sprayed boric acid as dopant source for silicon ribbons, Proceedings 21st EPVSEC (2006).