Publications

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Selected Publications

Photonic Crystals:
  • Leo-Philipp Heiniger , Paul G. O’Brien , Navid Soheilnia , Yang Yang ,Nazir P. Kherani, Michael Grätzel, Geoffrey A. Ozin, and Nicolas Tétreault, “See-Through Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells: Photonic Reflectors for Tandem and Building Integrated Photovoltaics", Advanced Materials, 25 (40), 5734–5741 (2013).
  • Alongkarn Chutinan, Nazir P. Kherani, Stefan Zukotynski,“High-Efficiency Photonic Crystal Solar Cell Architecture”, Optics Express 17(11) (2009) 8871–8878.
  • Paul G. O’Brien, Daniel P. Puzzo, Alongkarn Chutinan, Leonardo D. Bonifacio, Geoffrey A. Ozin, Nazir P. Kherani, “Selectively Transparent and Conducting Photonic Crystals”, Advanced Materials 22 (2010) 611-616.
  • Paul G. O’Brien, Nazir P. Kherani, Alongkarn Chutinan, Geoffrey A. Ozin, Sajeev John, Stefan Zukotynski , “Silicon Photovoltaics using Conducting Photonic Crystal Back-Reflectors“, Advanced Materials 20, 1577-1582 (2008).
  • Passivation of cSi; a-Si:H – cSi Heterointerface:
  • Pratish Mahtani, Renaud Varache, Bastien Jovet, Christophe Longeaud, Jean-Paul Kleider, and Nazir P. Kherani, “Light induced changes in the amorphous—crystalline silicon heterointerface”, Journal of Applied Physics, 114, 124503 (2013).
  • Zahidur R. Chowdhury, Kevin Cho, and Nazir P. Kherani, “High-Quality Surface Passivation of Silicon Using Native Oxide and Silicon Nitride Layers”, Applied Physics Letters 101 021601 (2012).
  • Pratish Mahtani, Keith R Leong, Bastien Jovet, Davit Yeghikyan, Nazir P Kherani, “High Quality Amorphous-crystalline Silicon Heterostructure Prepared by Grid-biased Remote Radio-frequency Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition” Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 358 23 (2012) 3396-3402.
  • Barzin Bahardoust, Alongkarn Chutinan, Keith Leong, Adel B. Gougam, Davit Yeghikyan,Tome Kosteski, Nazir P. Kherani, and Stefan Zukotynski, “Passivation study of the amorphous–crystalline silicon interface formed using DC saddle-field glow discharge", Phys. Status Solidi A 207 (3) (2010) 539–543.
  • Patterning The Silicon Surface:
  • K. Kumar, K. K. C. Lee, P. R. Herman, J. Nogami, and N. P. Kherani, “Femtosecond laser direct hard mask writing for selective facile micron-scale inverted-pyramid patterning of silicon”, Applied Physics Letter, 101 (2012) 222106 1-5.
  • Alongkarn Chutinan, Catherine Wei Wei Li, Nazir P Kherani, Stefan Zukotynski, “Wave-optical studies of light trapping in submicrometre-textured ultra-thin crystalline silicon solar cells”, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 44 (2011) 262001 (4pp).
  • Tritiated Materials and Devices:
  • Sun, W., Kherani, N.P., Hirschman, K.D., Gadeken, L.L., Fauchet, P.M., “A Three Dimensional Porous Silicon p-n Diode for Betavoltaics and Photovoltaics”, Advanced Materials 17 (2005) 1230-1233.
  • T. Kosteski, N.P. Kherani, P. Stradins, F. Gaspari, W.T. Shmayda, L. Sidhu, S. Zukotynski, "Tritiated Amorphous Silicon Betavoltaic Devices", IEE Proceedings Circuits, Devices and Systems, (special issue on Amorphous and Microcrystalline Semiconductor Devices), 150, No. 4 (2003) 274-281.
  • L.S. Sidhu, T. Kosteski, S. Zukotynski and N.P. Kherani, “Infrared vibration spectra of hydrogenated, deuterated and tritiated amorphous silicon” J. Appl. Phys. 85 (1999) 2574-2578.
  • Photonic and Optical Materials:
  • Kitty Kumar, Kenneth K.C. Lee, Jianzhao Li, Jun Nogami, Nazir P. Kherani, Peter R. Herman, "Quantized Structuring of Transparent Films with Femtosecond Laser Interference", Light: Science and Applications (accepted for publication 2013).
  • Mahtani, P., Leong, K.R., Xiao, I., Chutinan, A., Kherani, N.P., Zukotynski, S., "Diamond-like carbon based low-emissive coatings", Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells 95 1 (2011) 630-1637.
  • Raymond Tsai, Li Qian, Hossein Alizadeh, Nazir P. Kherani, "Room-Temperature Photoluminescence in Erbium-Doped Deuterated Amorphous Carbon Prepared Using Low-Temperature MO-PECVD", Optics Express, 17(23) (2009) 21098-21107.
  • Piezoelectric Based Devices:
  • Ali B. Alamin Dow, A. Ahmed, C. Popov, U. Schmid, Nazir P. Kherani, “Aluminium nitride/nanodiamond structures for high frequency surface acoustic wave nanotransducers”, Micro and Nano Letters, 7, 1030-1032 (2012).
  • Ali B. Alamin Dow, U. Schmid and Nazir P. Kherani, "Analysis and modeling of a piezoelectric energy harvester stimulated by β-emitting radioisotopes", Smart Materials and Structures 20 (2011) 115019 (9pp).

    All Journal Publications

  • Jia Jia, Paul G O'Brien, Le He, Qiao Qiao, Teng Fei, Laura M Reyes, Timothy E Burrow, Yuchan Dong, Kristine Liao, Maria Varela, Stephen J Pennycook, Mohamad Hmadeh, Amr S Helmy, Nazir P Kherani, Doug D Perovic, Geoffrey A Ozin, “Visible and Near-Infrared Photothermal Catalyzed Hydrogenation of Gaseous CO2 over Nanostructured Pd@ Nb2O5”, Adv. Sci. (2016), DOI: 10.1002/advs.201600189.
  • K Kumar, A Khalatpour, G Liu, J Nogami, NP Kherani, “Length Scale Dependence of Periodic Textures for Photoabsorption Enhancement in Ultra-thin Silicon Foils and Thick Wafers”, arXiv preprint, arXiv:1606.01834 (2016).
  • Le He, Thomas E Wood, Bo Wu, Yuchan Dong, Laura B Hoch, Laura M Reyes, Di Wang, Christian Kübel, Chenxi Qian, Jia Jia, Kristine Liao, Paul G O′ Brien, Amit Sandhel, Joel YY Loh, Paul Szymanski, Nazir P Kherani, Tze Chien Sum, Charles A Mims, Geoffrey A Ozin, “Spatial Separation of Charge Carriers in In2O3-x(OH)y Nanocrystal Superstructures for Enhanced Gas Phase Photocatalytic Activity”, ACS Nano, 2016, 10 (5), pp 5578–5586.
  • Bahrami F, Maisonneuve M, Meunier M, Montazeri AO, Kim Y, Kherani NP, Aitchison JS, Mojahedi M, “Kinetic analysis of nanoparticle-protein interactions using a plasmon waveguide resonance”, J. Biophotonics 1–7 (2016), DOI 10.1002/jbio.201500267.
  • Ghuman KK , Hoch LB , Szymanski P , Loh JY , Kherani NP , El-Sayed MA , Ozin GA , Singh CV, “Photoexcited Surface Frustrated Lewis Pairs for Heterogeneous Photocatalytic CO2 Reduction”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 138 (4);1206−1214 (Feb 2016).
  • Daneshvar H, Prinja R and Kherani NP, “Thermophotovoltaics: Fundamentals, Challenges and Prospects”, Applied Energy 159; 560–575 (Dec 2015).
  • Chowdhury ZR, Kherani NP, “Light-induced degradation of native silicon oxide-silicon nitride bilayer passivated silicon surfaces”, Applied Physics Letters 107(15), 151602 pp1 (Oct 2015); doi: 10.1063/1.4933037.
  • A. Melnikov · A. Mandelis · B. Halliop · N. P. Kherani, “UV Laser Photocarrier Radiometry of c-Silicon with Surface Thin Hydrogenated Amorphous Si Film”, International Journal of Thermophysics, 36 (5);1037–1044 (June 2015).
  • Zhang Y, Melnikov A, Mandelis A, Halliop B, Kherani NP, Zhu R, “Optoelectronic transport properties in amorphous/crystalline silicon solar cell heterojunctions measured by frequency-domain photocarrier radiometry: Multiparameter measurement reliability and precision studies”, Review of Scientific Instruments 86 (3);033901 (Mar 2015).
  • Chowdhury ZR, Kherani NP, “Back amorphous-crystalline silicon heterojunction (BACH) photovoltaic device with facile-grown oxide - PECVD SiNx passivation”. Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 23(7); 7821-828 (July 2015).
  • Ting YJB, Wu HR; Kherani NP; Lian K, “Development of pseudocapacitive molybdenum oxide-nitride for electrochemical capacitors”, Materials Chemistry and Physics 154;118-124 (Mar 2015).
  • Teng IJ, Huang CS, Hsu HL, Chung IC, Jian SR, Kherani NP, Kuo CT, Juang JY, “On the use of new oxidized Co–Cr–Pt–O catalysts for vertically-aligned few-walled carbon nanotube forest synthesis in electron cyclotron resonance chemical vapor deposition”, Carbon 80; 808-822 (Dec 2014).
  • Chowdhury ZR and Kherani NP, “Laterally inherently thin amorphous-crystalline silicon heterojunction photovoltaic cell”, Applied Physics Letters 105(26), 263902 (Dec 2014).
  • Loh JYY, Puzzo DP, O’Brien PG, Ozin GA, Kherani NP, “Enhancing photovoltaics with broadband high-transparency glass using porosity-tuned multilayer silica nanoparticle anti-reflective coatings”, RSC Advances 4 (59), 31188-31195 (July 2014).
  • Kumar K, Lee K, Li J, Nogami J, Kherani N, Herman P, “Quantized Structuring of Transparent Films with Femtosecond Laser Interference”, Light: Science and Applications 3 e157 (Mar 2014).
  • Hui-Lin Hsu, Keith R. Leong, I-Ju Teng, Michael Halamicek, Jenh-Yih Juang, Sheng-Rui Jian, Li Qian, and Nazir P. Kherani, “Erbium-Doped Amorphous Carbon-Based Thin Films: A Photonic Material Prepared by Low-Temperature RF-PEMOCVD”, Materials 7(3); 1539-1554 (Feb 2014).
  • Alamin Dow AB, Schmid U, Kherani NP, “Unimorph and bimorph piezoelectric energy harvester stimulated by β-emitting radioisotopes: A modeling study”, Microsystem Technologies 20 (4-5) 933-944 (Jan 2014).
  • Alamin Dow AB, Bittner A, Schmid U, Kherani NP, "Design, fabrication and testing of a piezoelectric energy microgenerator", Microsystem Technologies 20 (4-5) 1035-1040 (Feb 2014).
  • Alamin Dow AB, Gougam A, Kherani NP, Rangelow IW "Single mask fabrication process for movable MEMS devices", Microsystem Technologies, 20 (4-5) 955-961 (Apr 2014).
  • Yang Y, O’Brien PG, Ozin GA, Kherani NP, “See-through amorphous silicon solar cells with selectively transparent and conducting photonic crystal back reflectors for building integrated photovoltaics” Applied Physics Letters 103(22), 221109 (Nov 2013).
  • Wong J, Yeghikyan D, Kherani NP, “The augmented saddle field discharge characteristics and its applications for plasma enhanced chemical vapour deposition”, Journal of Applied Physics 113(13); 133301 (Apr 2013).
  • Chana E, Jackson N, Mathewson A, Galvin P, Dow ABA, Kherani NP, Blaszykowskia C, Thompson M, “Surface modification of piezoelectric aluminum nitride with functionalizable organosilane adlayers”, Applied Surface Science 282 (1), 709–713 (Oct 2013).
  • O’Brien PG, Yang Y, Flood A, Hsu H, Puzz DP, Ozin GA, Kherani NP, “Nanoporous transparent and conducting films and photonic crystals”, Optical Materials Express 3 (12), 2055-2062 (Nov 2013).
  • Mahtani P, Varache R, Jovet B, Longeaud C, Kleider J, Kherani N, “Light induced changes in the amorphous—crystalline silicon heterointerface”, Journal of Applied Physics, 114, 124503 (Sept 2013).
  • Heiniger LP, O'Brien PG, Soheilnia N, Yang Y, Kherani NP, Grätzel M, Ozin GA, Tétreault N., “See-Through Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells: Photonic Reflectors for Tandem and Building Integrated Photovoltaics”, Advanced Materials, 25 (40), 5734–5741 (Oct 2013).
  • Kitty Kumar, Kenneth K.C. Lee, Jianzhao Li, Jun Nogami, Nazir P. Kherani, Peter R. Herman, “Quantized Structuring of Transparent Films with Femtosecond Laser Interference”, Light: Science and Applications (accepted for publication 2013).
  • Yang Yang, Paul G. O’Brien, Geoffrey A. Ozin, and Nazir P. Kherani, “See-through amorphous silicon solar cells with selectively transparent and conducting photonic crystal back reflectors for building integrated photovoltaics”, Applied Physics Letters 103, 221109 (2013).
  • Johnson Wong, Davit Yeghikyan, and Nazir P. Kherani, “The augmented saddle field discharge characteristics and its applications for plasma enhanced chemical vapour deposition”, Journal of Applied Physics 113, 133301 (2013).
  • Edmund Chana, Nathan Jackson, Alan Mathewson, Paul Galvin, Ali B. Alamin Dow, Nazir P. Kherani, Christophe Blaszykowski, Michael Thompson, “Surface modification of piezoelectric aluminum nitride with functionalizable organosilane adlayers”, Applied Surface Science 282 (1), 709–713 (2013).
  • P. G. O’Brien, Y. Yang, A. Flood, H. Hsu, D. P. Puzzo, G. A. Ozin, N. P. Kherani, “Nanoporous transparent and conducting films and photonic crystals”, Optical Materials Express 3 (12), 2055-2062 (2013).
  • Pratish Mahtani, Renaud Varache, Bastien Jovet, Christophe Longeaud, Jean-Paul Kleider, and Nazir P. Kherani, “Light induced changes in the amorphous—crystalline silicon heterointerface”, Journal of Applied Physics, 114, 124503 (2013).
  • Leo-Philipp Heiniger , Paul G. O’Brien , Navid Soheilnia , Yang Yang ,Nazir P. Kherani, Michael Grätzel, Geoffrey A. Ozin, and Nicolas Tétreault, “See-Through Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells: Photonic Reflectors for Tandem and Building Integrated Photovoltaics”, Advanced Materials, 25 (40), 5734–5741 (2013).
  • Kitty Kumar, Kenneth K.C. Lee, Jun Nogami, Peter R. Herman, and Nazir P. Kherani, “Ultrafast laser direct hard-mask writing for high efficiency c-Si texture designs”, European Physical Journal Photovoltaics, 4 (1) 45101 (2013) pp.1-4.
  • Dow, A.B.A., Popov, C., Schmid, U., Kherani, N., “Super-high-frequency SAW transducer utilizing AIN/ultrananocrystalline diamond architectures”, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 60, 8, (2013) 1581-1586.
  • Dylan F. Logan, Ali B. Alamin Dow, Dmitri Stepanov, Payam Abolghasem, Nazir P. Kherani, Amr Helmy, “Phase-matching of Second-order Nonlinearities at Embedded SiON Interfaces using ARROWs”, Applied Physics Letters, 102, 061106 (2013).
  • Han Gao, Yen-Jui Ting, Nazir P. Kherani,, Keryn Lian, “Ultra-high-rate all-solid pseudocapacitive electrochemical capacitors”, Journal of Power Sources, 222, (2013) 301–304.
  • K. Kumar, K. K. C. Lee, P. R. Herman, J. Nogami, and N. P. Kherani, “Femtosecond laser direct hard mask writing for selective facile micron-scale inverted-pyramid patterning of silicon”, Applied Physics Letter, 101 (2012) 222106 1-5.
  • Daniel O. Faulkner, Jeffrey J. McDowell1, Alastair J. Price, Doug D. Perovic, Nazir P. Kherani and Geoffrey A. Ozin, “Measurement of absolute photoluminescence quantum yields using integrating spheres - Which way to go?”, Lasers & Photonics Reviews, 6 (6) (2012) 802-806.
  • Pratish Mahtani, Keith R Leong, Bastien Jovet, Davit Yeghikyan, Nazir P Kherani, “High Quality Amorphous-crystalline Silicon Heterostructure Prepared by Grid-biased Remote Radio-frequency Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition”, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 358 23 (2012) 3396-3402.
  • Ali B. Alamin Dow, A. Ahmed, C. Popov, U. Schmid, Nazir P. Kherani, “Aluminium nitride/nanodiamond Structures for high frequency surface acoustic wave nanotransducers”, Micro and Nano Letters, 7, 1030-1032 (2012).
  • Dmitri S. Stepanov, Nazir P. Kherani, “Optimal hydrogenated amorphous silicon/silicon nitride bilayer passivation of n-type crystalline silicon using response surface methodology”, Applied Physics Letters 101 (2012) 171602 pp.1-4.
  • Dow, A.B.A., Lin, H., Schneider, M., Petkov, C. , Bittner, A. , Ahmed, A. , Popov, C., Schmid, U., Kherani, N.P., “Ultrananocrystalline Diamond-Based High-Velocity SAW Device Fabricated by Electron Beam Lithography”, IEEE Nanotechnology 11 (5) (2012) 979-984.
  • Daniel O. Faulkner, Srebri Petrov, Doug D. Perovic, Nazir P. Kherani and Geoffrey A. Ozin, “Absolute quantum yields in NaYF4:Er,Yb upconverters – synthesis temperature and power dependence”, J. Mater. Chem., 22(46) (2012) 24330-24334.
  • Melanie L. Mastronardi, Eric J. Henderson, Daniel P. Puzzo, Yilu Chang, Zhi Bin Wang, Michael G. Helander, Junho Jeong, Nazir P. Kherani, Zhenghong Lu, Geoffrey A. Ozin, “Silicon Nanocrystal OLEDs: Effect of Organic Capping Group on Performance”, Small (2012) 8 (23), 3542 (2012).
  • Zahidur R. Chowdhury, Kevin Cho, and Nazir P. Kherani, “High-Quality Surface Passivation of Silicon Using Native Oxide and Silicon Nitride Layers”, Applied Physics Letters 101 021601 (2012).
  • Ali B. Alamin Dow, M. Schneider, David Koo, Hasan A. Al-Rubaye, A. Bittner, U. Schmid, Nazir P. Kherani, “Modeling the Performance of a Micromachined Piezoelectric Energy Harvester”, Journal of Microsystems Technologies, 18 (7-8) 1035-1043 (2012).
  • Paul O'Brien, Yang Yang, Alongkarn Chutinan, Pratish Mahtani, Keith Leong, Daniel Puzzo, Leonardo Bonifacio, Chen-Wei Lin, Geoffrey Ozin, Nazir P. Kherani, “Selectively Transparent and Conducting Photonic Crystal Solar Spectrum Splitters Made of Alternating Sputtered Indium-Tin Oxide and Spin-Coated Silica Nanoparticle Layers for Enhanced Photovoltaics”, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 102, (2012) 173–183.
  • Melnikov, A., Halliop, B., Mandelis, A., Kherani, N.P., “Optoelectronic transport property measurements of an amorphous-silicon- passivated c-silicon wafer using non-contacting methodologies”, Thin Solid Films 520 (16) (2012) 5309-5313.
  • B. Halliop, M.F. Salaun, W. Favre, R. Varache, M.E. Gueunier-Farret, J.P. Kleider, N.P. Kherani, “Interface properties of amorphous-crystalline silicon heterojunctions prepared using DC saddle-field PECVD”, J Non-Crystalline Solids 358 (17) (2012) 2227-2231.
  • Ali B. Alamin Dow, B. Jazizadeh, N. P. Kherani, Ivo Rangelow, “Development and Modeling of Electrothermally MEMS Microactuator with Integrated Microgripper”, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 21 (2011) 125026.
  • Ali B Alamin Dow, U Schmid and Nazir P Kherani, "Analysis and modeling of a piezoelectric energy harvester stimulated by β-emitting radioisotopes", Smart Materials and Structures 20 (2011) 115019 (9pp).
  • P. G. O’Brien, A. Chutinan, P. Mahtani, K. Leong, G. A. Ozin, N. P. Kherani, "Selectively transparent and conducting photonic crystal rear-contacts for thin-film silicon-based building integrated photovoltaics", Optics Express 19 (18) (2011) 17040–17052 .
  • A. B. A. Dow, N. P. Kherani, and U. Schmid, “Analysis of a micromachined piezoelectric energy harvester,” SPIE Newsroom, Dec. 2011.
  • A. Chutinan, C. W. W. Li, N. P. Kherani, and S. Zukotynski, “Wave-optical studies of light trapping in submicrometre-textured ultra-thin crystalline silicon solar cells,” Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, vol. 44, no. 26, p. 262001, Jul. 2011.
  • A. B. Alamin Dow, B. Jazizadeh, N. P. Kherani, and I. Rangelow, “Development and modeling of an electrothermally MEMS microactuator with an integrated microgripper,” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 21, no. 12, p. 125026, Dec. 2011.
  • A. B. Alamin Dow, U. Schmid, and N. P. Kherani, “Analysis and modeling of a piezoelectric energy harvester stimulated by ß-emitting radioisotopes,” Smart Materials and Structures, vol. 20, no. 11, p. 115019, Nov. 2011.
  • B. Liu, K. P. Chen, N. P. Kherani, T. Kosteski, K. R. Leong, and S. Zukotynski, “Self-irradiation enhanced tritium solubility in hydrogenated amorphous and crystalline silicon,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 109, no. 5, p. 054902, 2011.
  • P. Mahtani, K. R. Leong, I. Xiao, A. Chutinan, N. P. Kherani, and S. Zukotynski, “Diamond-like carbon based low-emissive coatings,” Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 95, no. 7, pp. 1630–1637, Jul. 2011.
  • P. G. O’Brien, A. Chutinan, P. Mahtani, K. Leong, G. A. Ozin, and N. P. Kherani, “Selectively transparent and conducting photonic crystal rear-contacts for thin-film silicon-based building integrated photovoltaics,” Optics Express, vol. 19, no. 18, p. 17040, Aug. 2011.
  • D. P. Puzzo, M. G. Helander, P. G. O’Brien, Z. Wang, N. Soheilnia, N. Kherani, Z. Lu, and G. A. Ozin, “Organic Light-Emitting Diode Microcavities from Transparent Conducting Metal Oxide Photonic Crystals,” Nano Letters, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 1457–1462, Apr. 2011.
  • E. Redel, E. Arsenault, P. G. O’Brien, N. P. Kherani, and G. A. Ozin, “Growth of Metal Nanocrystals on Nanostructured Metal Oxides-Dramatic Effect of Antimony Doping,” Chemistry of Materials, p. 110216084947066, Feb. 2011.
  • J. K. Saha, B. Bahardoust, K. Leong, A. B. Gougam, N. P. Kherani, and S. Zukotynski, "Spectroscopic ellipsometry studies on hydrogenated amorphous silicon thin films deposited using DC saddle field plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition system,” Thin Solid Films, vol. 519, no. 9, pp. 2863–2866, Feb. 2011.
  • D. A. Stanley, H. Alizadeh, A. Helmy, N. P. Kherani, L. Qian, and S. Zukotynski, "SEM-mapped micro-photoluminescence studies of highly luminescent micro-clusters in erbium-doped silicon-rich silicon oxide," Journal of Luminescence 131 (1), 72-77 (2011).
  • B. Bahardoust, A. Chutinan, T. Blaine, A. B. Gougam, K. Leong, D. Yeghikyan, T. Kosteski, N. P. Kherani, and S. Zukotynski, "Amorphous-crystalline silicon interface prepared using DC saddle-field pecvd,” 2009, pp. 001789–001794.
  • B. Liu, F. Yan, U. Philipose, N. P. Kherani, W. Shmayda, H. Ruda, and K. P. Chen, “Tritium beta-luminescence in ZnO nanowires,” Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, vol. 43, no. 41, p. 415502, Oct. 2010.
  • P. G. O'Brien, A. Chutinan, K. Leong, N. P. Kherani, G. A. Ozin, and S. Zukotynski, "Photonic crystal intermediate reflectors for micromorph solar cells: a comparative study," Opt. Express 18 (5), 4478-4490 (2010).
  • P. G. O'Brien, D. P. Puzzo, A. Chutinan, L. D. Bonifacio, G. A. Ozin, and N. P. Kherani, "Selectively transparent and conducting photonic crystals," Advanced Materials 22 (5), 611-616 (2010).
  • J. W. Thomson, G. Lawson, P. O'Brien, R. Klenkler, M. G. Helander, S. Petrov, Z. H. Lu, N. P. Kherani, A. Adronov, and G. A. Ozin, "Flash nano-welding: Investigation and control of the photothermal response of ultrathin bismuth sulfide nanowire films," Advanced Materials 22 (39), 4395-4400 (2010).
  • L. Cademartiri, F. Seotognella, P. G. O'Brien, B. V. Lotsch, J. Thomson, S. Petrov, N. P. Kherani, and G. A. Ozin, "Cross-Linking Bi2S3 Ultrathin Nanowires: A Platform for Nanostructure Formation and Biomolecule Detection," Nano Letters 9 (4), 1482-1486 (2009).
  • A. Chutinan, N. P. Kherani, and S. Zukotynski, "High-efficiency photonic crystal solar cell architecture," Optics Express 17 (11), 8871-8878 (2009).
  • B. Liu, K. P. Chen, N. P. Kherani, and S. Zukotynski, "Power-scaling performance of a three-dimensional tritium betavoltaic diode," Applied Physics Letters 95 (23) (2009).
  • T. Suezaki, P. C. O'Brien, J. I. L. Chen, E. Loso, N. P. Kherani, and G. A. Ozin, "Tailoring the electrical properties of inverse silicon opals - A step towards optically amplified silicon solar cells," Advanced Materials 21 (5), 559-563 (2009).
  • R. Y. C. Tsai, L. Qian, H. Alizadeh, and N. P. Kherani, "Room-temperature photoluminescence in erbium-doped deuterated amorphous carbon prepared by low-temperature MO-PECVD," Optics Express 17 (23), 21098-21107 (2009).
  • H. Alizadeh, W. Shams-Kolahi, L. Qian, N. P. Kherani, and S. Zukotynski, "Room temperature photoluminescence from erbium in silica by evaporation and thermal oxidation," Japanese Journal of Applied Physics 47 (9 PART 1), 7211-7215 (2008).
  • L. Cademartiri, R. Malakooti, P. G. O'Brien, A. Migliori, S. Petrov, N. P. Kherani, and G. A. Ozin, "Large-scale synthesis of ultrathin Bi2S3 necklace nanowires," Angewandte Chemie - International Edition 47 (20), 3814-3817 (2008).
  • E. V. Johnson, S. Zukotynski, and N. P. Kherani, "Operational regimes of the saddle field plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition system," Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A: Vacuum, Surfaces and Films 26 (3), 462-471 (2008).
  • N. P. Kherani, B. Liu, K. Virk, T. Kosteski, F. Gaspari, W. T. Shmayda, S. Zukotynski, and K. P. Chen, "Hydrogen effusion from tritiated amorphous silicon," Journal of Applied Physics 103 (2) (2008).
  • B. Liu, D. Alvarez-Ossa, N. P. Kherani, S. Zukotynski, and K. P. Chen, "Smoke and particle detector using tritiated semiconductor foil," Fusion Science and Technology 54 (2), 631-634 (2008).
  • B. Liu, K. P. Chen, N. P. Kherani, S. Zukotynski, and A. B. Antoniazzi, "Betavoltaics using scandium tritide and contact potential difference," Applied Physics Letters 92 (8) (2008).
  • B. Liu, N. P. Kherani, S. Zukotynski, A. B. Antoniazzi, and K. P. Chen, "Tritiation of semiconductor materials for micropower application," Fusion Science and Technology 54 (2), 627-630 (2008).
  • P. G. O'Brien, N. P. Kherani, A. Chutinan, G. A. Ozin, S. John, and S. Zukotynski, "Silicon photovoltaics using conducting photonic crystal back-reflectors," Advanced Materials 20 (8), 1577-1582 (2008).
  • S. Costea, N. P. Kherani, and S. Zukotynski, "Metastable defect creation in tritiated hydrogenated amorphous silicon and the Staebler-Wronski effect," Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 18 (SUPPL. 1), 175-182 (2007).
  • S. Costea, N. P. Kherani, and S. Zukotynski, "Time evolution of charged defect states in tritiated amorphous silicon," Journal of Applied Physics 102 (10) (2007).
  • B. Liu, D. Alvarez-Ossa, N. P. Kherani, S. Zukotynski, and K. P. Chen, "Gamma-free smoke and particle detector using tritiated foils," IEEE Sensors Journal 7 (6), 917-918 (2007).
  • P. G. O'Brien, N. P. Kherani, S. Zukotynski, G. A. Ozin, E. Vekris, N. Tetreault, A. Chutinan, S. John, A. Mihi, and H. Míguez, "Enhanced photoconductivity in thin-film semiconductors optically coupled to photonic crystals," Advanced Materials 19 (23), 4177-4182 (2007).
  • J. Wong, N. P. Kherani, and S. Zukotynski, "Monte Carlo modeling of the dc saddle field plasma: Discharge characteristics of N2 and Si H4," Journal of Applied Physics 101 (1) (2007).
  • E. V. Johnson, S. Hoogland, E. Klem, N. Kherani, and S. Zukotynski, "Physical, electrical, and optical properties of SF-PECVD-grown hydrogenated microcrystalline silicon with growth surface electrical bias," Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 17 (10), 789-799 (2006).
  • E. V. Johnson, N. P. Kherani, and S. Zukotynski, "Raman scattering characterization of SF-PECVD-grown hydrogenated microcrystalline silicon thin films using growth surface electrical bias," Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 17 (10), 801-813 (2006).
  • B. Liu, K. P. Chen, N. P. Kherani, T. Kosteski, S. Costea, S. Zukotynski, and A. B. Antoniazzi, "Tritiation of amorphous and crystalline silicon using T2 gas," Applied Physics Letters 89 (4) (2006).
  • B. Liu, K. P. Chen, N. P. Kherani, S. Zukotynski, and A. B. Antoniazzi, "Tritium locked in silica using 248 nm KrF laser irradiation," Applied Physics Letters 88 (13) (2006).
  • S. Costea, S. Pisana, N. P. Kherani, F. Gaspari, T. Kosteski, W. T. Shmayda, and S. Zukotynski, "Use of tritium in the study of defects in amorphous silicon," Fusion Science and Technology 48 (1), 712-715 (2005).
  • T. Kosteski, N. P. Kherani, W. T. Shmayda, S. Costea, and S. Zukotynski, "Nuclear batteries using tritium and thin film hydrogenated amorphous silicon," Fusion Science and Technology 48 (1), 700-703 (2005).
  • S. Pisana, S. Costea, T. Kosteski, W. T. Shmayda, N. P. Kherani, and S. Zukotynski, "Density of states in tritiated amorphous silicon obtained with the constant photocurrent method," Journal of Applied Physics 98 (9), 1-5 (2005).
  • W. Sun, N. P. Kherani, K. D. Hirschman, L. L. Gadeken, and P. M. Fauchet, "A three-dimensional porous silicon p-n diode for betavoltaics and photovoltaics," Advanced Materials 17 (10), 1230-1233 (2005).
  • A. Horky, N. P. Kherani, and G. Xu, "Conductivity and Transport Properties of Aqueous Phosphotungstic and Silicotungstic Acid Electrolytes for Room-Temperature Fuel Cells," Journal of the Electrochemical Society 150 (9) (2003).
  • T. Kosteski, N. P. Kherani, P. Stradins, F. Gaspari, W. T. Shmayda, L. S. Sidhu, and S. Zukotynski, "Tritiated amorphous silicon betavoltaic devices," IEE Proceedings: Circuits, Devices and Systems 150 (4), 274-281 (2003).
  • N. P. Kherani, "An alternative approach to tritium-in-water monitoring," Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 484 (1-3), 650-659 (2002).
  • C. R.a Shmayda, W. T.b Shmayda, and N. P.c Kherani, "Monitoring tritium activity on surfaces: Recent developments," Fusion Science and Technology 41 (3 II), 500-504 (2002).
  • S. Zukotynski, F. Gaspari, N. Kherani, T. Kosteski, K. Law, W. T. Shmayda, and C. M. Tan, "Metastability in tritiated amorphous silicon," Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 299-302 (PART 1), 476-481 (2002).
  • G. M. Marshall, A. Adamczak, J. M. Bailey, J. L. Beveridge, G. A. Beer, J. H. Brewer, V. M. Bystritsky, M. P. Faifman, B. M. Forster and M. C. Fujiwara "Advantages and limitations of solid layer experiments in muon catalyzed fusion," Hyperfine Interactions 138 (1-4), 203-211 (2001).
  • F. Gaspari, T. Kosteski, S. Zukotynski, N. P. Kherani, and W. T. Shmayda, "Time evolution of the density of states of tritiated hydrogenated amorphous silicon" Philosophical Magazine B: Physics of Condensed Matter; Statistical Mechanics, Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Properties 80 (4), 561-569 (2000).
  • A. W. P. Poon, R. J. Komar, C. E. Waltham, M. C. Browne, R. G. H. Robertson, N. P. Kherani, and H. B. Mak, "A compact 3H(p,?)4He 19.8-MeV gamma-ray source for energy calibration at the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory" Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 452 (1-2), 115-129 (2000).
  • D. O. Stodilka, N. P. Kherani, W. T. Shmayda, and S. J. Thorpe, "Tritium tracer technique for the measurement of hydrogen permeation in polymeric materials," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 25 (11), 1129-1136 (2000).
  • L. S. Sidhu, T. Kosteski, S. Zukotynski, and N. P. Kherani, "Infrared vibration spectra of hydrogenated, deuterated, and tritiated amorphous silicon," Journal of Applied Physics 85 (5), 2574-2578 (1999).
  • L. S. Sidhu, T. Kosteski, S. Zukotynski, N. P. Kherani, and W. T. Shmayda, "Effect of dangling-bond density on luminescence in tritiated amorphous silicon," Applied Physics Letters 74 (26), 3975-3977 (1999).
  • T. Kosteski, N. P. Kherani, F. Gaspari, S. Zukotynski, and W. T. Shmayda, "Tritiated amorphous silicon films and devices," Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A: Vacuum, Surfaces and Films 16 (2), 893-896 (1998).
  • N.P. Kherani, W.T. Shmayda, J.M. Perz, K.G. McNeill, and S. Zukotynski, "Electron emission at the surface of metal tritide films," Journal of Alloys and Compounds 253-254, 62-65 (1997).
  • M.C. Fujiwara, "Measuring sticking and stripping in muon-catalyzed dt fusion with multilayer thin films," Hyperfine Interactions 101-102, 613-621 (1996).
  • G. M. Marshall, A. Adamczak, J. M. Bailey, G. A. Beer, J. L. Beveridge, J. L. Douglas, M. P. Faifman, M. C. Fujiwara, T. M. Huber, R. Jacot-Guillarmod, P. Kammel, N. P. Kherani, S. K. Kim, P. E. Knowles, A. R. Kunselman, M. Maier, V. E. Markushin, C. J. Martoff, G. R. Mason, V. S. Melezhik, F. Mulhauser, A. Olin, C. Petitjean, C. Piller, T. A. Porcelli, C. P. Steffens, Y. Zhang, and J. Zmeskal, "Time-of-flight measurement of resonant molecular formation in muon-catalyzed dt fusion," Hyperfine Interactions 101-102 (1), 47-55 (1996).
  • N. P. Kherani, T. Kosteski, S. Zukotynski, and W. T. Shmayda, "Tritiated amorphous silicon for micropower applications," Fusion Technology 28 (3 pt 2), 1609-1614 (1995).
  • N. P. Kherani and W. T. Shmayda, "Ionization surface activity monitor for tritium," Fusion Technology 28 (3 pt 1), 893-898 (1995).
  • K. J. Maynard, N. P. Kherani, and W. T. Shmayda, "Nitridation of Zr2Fe and its influence on tritium removal," Fusion Technology 28 (3 pt 2), 1546-1551 (1995).
  • N.P. Kherani and W.T. Shmayda, "Radioluminescence using metal tritides," Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie: 183 (Part_1_2), 453-463 (1994).
  • N. P. Kherani and W. T. Shmayda, "Electron flux at the surface of titanium tritide films," Fusion Technology 21 (2 pt 2), 334-339 (1992).
  • N. P. Kherani and W. T. Shmayda, "In-line process tritium monitors," Fusion Technology 21 (2 pt 2), 340-345 (1992).
  • N.P. Kherani and W.T. Shmayda, "Lithium Tritide: Micropower Source and Fusion Fuel," Fusion Technology 21 1167-1171 (1992).
  • W. T. Shmayda, N. P. Kherani, F. M. Ghezzi, and G. Bonizzoni, "St 737 for tritium service. An experimental evaluation," Fusion Technology 21 (2 pt 2), 1024-1029 (1992).
  • W. T. Shmayda, N. P. Kherani, B. Wallace, and F. Mazza, "Inert gas secondary enclosure clean-up system," Fusion Technology 21 (2 pt 2), 616-621 (1992).
  • A.G. Heics, N.P. Kherani, and W.T. Shmayda, "ZrCo for Tritium Storage: Some Bed Design and Operation Considerations," Fusion Technology 19, 1686-1691 (1991).
  • W. T. Shmayda, A. G. Heics, and N. P. Kherani, "Comparison of uranium and zirconium cobalt for tritium storage," Journal of The Less-Common Metals 162 (1), 117-127 (1990).
  • W. T. Shmayda and N. P. Kherani, "Uranium for hydrogen isotope removal from inert gas streams," Fusion Engineering and Design 10 (C), 359-363 (1989).
  • W. T. Shmayda, N. P. Kherani, J. Winter, and F. Waelbroeck, "Atomic hydrogen radial flux dependence on plasma parameters in TEXTOR," Journal of Nuclear Materials 162-164 (C), 582-586 (1989).
  • A. G. Heics, W. T. Shmayda, K. D. Geiger, and N. P. Kherani, "Ontario Hydro Research Division Tritium Laboratory: design and operating experience," Fusion Technology 14 (2 pt 2B), 1277-1281 (1988).
  • A. G. Heics, W. T. Shmayda, and N. P. Kherani, "Heat transport in doubly contained uranium storage beds," Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A: Vacuum, Surfaces, and Films 6 (3), 1872-1875 (1988).
  • N.P. Kherani, W.T. Shmayda, and A.G. Heics, "Enhancing the Rate of Hydriding in Uranium Beds," Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie 164 (Part_2), 1421-1428 (1988).
  • W. T. Shmayda, N. P. Kherani, and A. G. Heics, "Tritium removal from noble gas streams," Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A: Vacuum, Surfaces, and Films 6 (3), 1259-1262 (1988).
  • R.A. Bonalumi and N.P. Kherani, "Rational Mapping (RAM) of In-Core Data," Nuclear Science and Engineering 90 47-59. (1985).
  • N. P. Kherani and W. T. Shmayda, "Gas handling systems using titanium-sponge and uranium bulk getters," Fusion Technology 8, 2399-2406 (1985).
  • W. T. Shmayda, F. Waelbroeck, J. Winter, P. Wienhold, T. Banno, and N. P. Kherani, "Tritium pumping based on asymmetric permeation," Fusion Technology 8, 2285-2289 (1985).

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