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Thin Films Laboratory Publications

Peer-reviewed Publications, Book Chapters, and Proceedings

Predicting a new photocatalyst and its electronic properties by density functional theory, P. Sarker, D. Prasher, N. Gaillard, M. N. Huda, J. Appl. Phys. 114, 133508 (2013).

Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting: Standards, Experimental Methods and Protocols, Z. Chen, T. Deutsch, H. Dinh, K. Domen, K. Emery, A. Forman, N. Gaillard, R. Garland, C. Heske, T. F. Jaramillo, A. Kleiman, E. Miller, K. Takanabe, J. Turner, SpringerBriefs in Energy, ISBN: 978-1-4614-8297-0 (2013).

A Nanocomposite Photoelectrode Made of 2.2 eV Band Gap Copper Tungstate (CuWO4) and Multi-Wall Carbon Nanotubes for Solar-Assisted Water Splitting, N. Gaillard, Y. Chang, A. DeAngelis, S. Higgins, and A. Braun, Int. Journal of Hydrogen Energy 38, 3166 (2013).

Development of Chalcogenide Thin Film Materials for Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Production, N. Gaillard, D. Prasher, J. Kaneshiro, S. Mallory, M. Chong, Material Research Society Proceedings, in press (2013).

Development of metal tungstate alloys for photoelectrochemical water splitting, D. Prasher, M. Chong, Y. Chang, P. Sarker, M. N. Huda, N. Gaillard, Proc. SPIE 8822, Solar Hydrogen and Nanotechnology VIII, 88220E-88220E-7 (2013).

Analysis of CuIn0.7Ga0.3Se2 solar cells with nanosecond pulse length laser induced breakdown spectroscopy, J. M. D. Kowalczyk, J. J. Perkins, A. DeAngelis, J. Kaneshiro, S. A. Mallory, Y. Chang, N. Gaillard, arXiv:1301.1313 (2013).

Between Photocatalysis and Photosynthesis: Synchrotron spectroscopy methods on molecules and materials for solar hydrogen generation., D. K. Bora, Y. Hu, S. Thiess, S. Erat, X. Feng, S. Mukherjee, G. Fortunato, N. Gaillard, R. Toth, K. Gajda-Schrantz, W. Drube, M. Grätzel, J. Guo, J. Zhu, E. C .Constable, D. D. Sarma, H. Wang, A. Braun, Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena, DOI:10.1016/j.elspec.2012.11.009 (2012).

Soft x-ray and electron spectroscopy to determine the electronic structure of materials for photoelectrochemical hydrogen production, L. Weinhardt, M. Blum, O. Fuchs, S. Pookpanratana, K. George, B. Cole, B. Marsen, N. Gaillard, E. Miller, K-S. Ahn, S. Shet, Y. Yan, M. M. Al-Jassim, J. D. Denlinger, W. Yang, M. Bär, C. Heske, DOI:10.1016/j.elspec.2012.11.015 (2012).

Copper Tungstate (CuWO4)–Based Materials for Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Production, N. Gaillard, Y. Chang, A. Braun, A. DeAngelis, Material Research Society Proceedings 1446, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/opl.2012.952 (2012).

Photoelectrochemical Reforming of Glucose for Hydrogen Production using a WO3–based Tandem Cell Device. D. V. Esposito, R. V. Forest ,  Y. Chang ,  N. Gaillard,  S. Hou ,  K. H. Lee ,  B. E. McCandless,  R. W. Birkmire and J. Chen, Energy Environ. Sci. 5, 9091 (2012).

Effect of thermal treatment on the crystallographic, surface energetics and photoelectrochemical properties of reactively co-sputtered copper tungstate (CuWO4) for water splitting, Y. Chang, A. Braun, A. Deangelis, J. Kaneshiro and N. Gaillard, J. Phys. Chem. C 115, 25490 (2011).

Hydrogen production from photo-driven electrolysis of biomass-derived oxygenates: A case study on methanol using Pt-modified WO3 thin film electrodes, D. V. Esposito, J. G. Chen, R. W. Birkmire, Y. Chang, N. Gaillard, Int. J. Hydrogen Energ. 36, 9632 (2011).

I-III-VI2 (Copper Chalcopyrite-based) Thin Films for Photoelectrochemical Water-Splitting Tandem-Hybrid Photocathode, J. M. Kaneshiro, A. Deangelis, X. Song, N. Gaillard, E. L Miller, Material Research Society Proceedings 1324, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/opl.2011.964 (2011).

Progress in new semiconductor materials classes for solar photoelectrolysis, E.L. Miller, N. Gaillard, J. Kaneshiro, A. DeAngelis, R. Garland, International Journal of Energy Research 34, 1215 (2010).

Status of Research on Tungsten Oxide-based Photoelectrochemical Devices at the University of Hawai’i, N. Gaillard, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 7770, 77700V; doi:10.1117/12.860970 (2010)

Copper-silver chalcporyites as top cell absorbers in tantem photovoltaic and hybrid photovoltaic/photoelectrochemcal devices, J. Kaneshiro, A. Deangelis, N. Gaillard, Y. Chang, J. Kowalczyk, E.Miller, Proceeding of the 35th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 002448 (2010).

Low-temperature indium molybdenum oxide as a window layer in CIGS photovoltaic devices, A. DeAngelis, J. Kaneshiro, N. Gaillard, Y. Chang, J. Kowalcyzk, S. A. Mallory, E Miller, Proceeding of the 35th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 003407 (2010).

Measurement of the sodium concentration in CIGS solar cells via laser induced breakdown spectroscopy, J. M. D. Kowalczyk, J. Perkins, J. Kaneshiro, N. Gaillard, Y. Chang, A. DeAngelis, S. A Mallory, D. Bates, E. Miller, Proceeding of the 35th Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, 001742 (2010).

Advances in Copper-chalcopyrite Thin Films for Solar Energy Conversion, J. Kaneshiro, N. Gaillard, R. Rocheleau, E. Miller, Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells 94, 12 (2010).

Mo incorporation in WO3 thin film photoanodes: Tailoring the electronic structure for photoelectrochemical hydrogen production, M. Bär, L. Weinhardt, B. Marsen, B. Cole, N. Gaillard, E. Miller, and C. Heske, Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 032107 (2010).

Improved current collection in WO3:Mo/WO3 bilayer photoelectrodes, N. Gaillard, B. Cole, B. Marsen, J. Kaneshiro, E.L. Miller, L. Weinhardt, M. Bär, C. Heske, K. -S. Ahn, Y. Yan, and M. M. Al-Jassim, J. Mater. Res. 25, 45 (2010).

Accelerating materials development for photoelectrochemical hydrogen production: Standards for methods, definitions, and reporting protocols, Z. Chen, T. F. Jaramillo, T. G. Deutsch, A. Kleiman-Shwarsctein, A. J. Forman, N. Gaillard, R. Garland, K. Takanabe, C. Heske, M. Sunkara, E. W. McFarland, K. Domen, E. L. Miller, J. A. Turner and H. N. Dinh, J. Mater. Res. 25, 3 (2010).

Surface Modification of Tungsten Oxide-Based Photoanodes for Solar-Powered Hydrogen Production, N. Gaillard, J. Kaneshiro, E. L Miller, L. Weinhardt, M. Bär, C. Heske, K.-S. Ahn, Y.Yan, M. Al-Jassim, J. Mater. Res. 25, 1171 (2010).

Development of a hybrid photoelectrochemical (PEC) device with amorphous silicon carbide as the photoelectrode for water splitting, J. Hu, F. Zhu, I. Matulionis, T. Deutsch, N. Gaillard, E. L. Miller, A. Madan, Proceeding of the Material Research Society Spring Meeting , San Francisco (2009).

Surface Modification of Tungsten Oxide-Based Photoanodes for Solar-Powered Water Splitting, N. Gaillard, J. Kaneshiro, M. Al-Jassim, C. Heske, E. Miller, Proceeding of the Material Research Society Spring Meeting, 458, San Francisco (2009).

Amorphous Silicon Carbide Photoelectrode For Hydrogen Production Directly From Water Using Sunlight, F. Zhu, J. Hu, I. Matulionis, T. Deutsch,N. Gaillard, A. Kunrath, E. Miller and A. Madan, Philosophic Magazine 89 (28-30), 2723 (2009).

 

Oral Presentations

High Bandgap Copper Indium Gallium Disulfide Materials For Solar-Assisted Water SplittingN. Gaillard, D. Prasher, J. Kaneshiro M. Chong, J. Hu, M. Weir, C. Heske, Electrochemical Society meeting, Symposium I3, 2548, San Fransisco (2013).

Development of metal tungstate alloys for photoelectrochemical water splittingD. Prasher, M. Chong, Y. Chang, P. Sarker, M. N. Huda, N. Gaillard, SPIE Solar Energy+ Technology, San Diego (2013).

Development of Chalcogenide Thin Film Materials for Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Production, N. Gaillard, D. Prasher, J. Kaneshiro, S. Mallory, M. Chong, Material Research Society Spring Meeting (symposium Z2.07), San Francisco (2013).

Theory-Driven Metal Oxide Down-Selection for Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Production: the Case of Metal Tungstates, N. Gaillard, Y. Chang, D. Prasher, P. Sarker and M. N. Huda, Material Research Society Spring Meeting (symposium D10.02), San Francisco (2013).

Surface Modification of a-SiC Photoelectrode Using Metal Nanoparticles, F.  Zhu, I.  Matulionis, N.  Gaillard, Y.  Chang, J.  Hu, J.  Gallon, A.  Madan, Material Research Society Spring Meeting (symposium D10.09), San Francisco (2013).

Performance and Limits of 2.2 eV Copper Tungstate (CuWO4) Mineral for Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Production, N. Gaillard, Electrochemical Society PRIME meeting, Symposium B10, 1741, Honolulu (2012).

Analysis of Functional and Dysfunctional Defects in Photoelectrode Materials for Solar Water Splitting, A. Braun, N. Gaillard, Y. Chang, D. K Bora, K. Gajda-Schrantz, J. Guo, Z. Liu, K. Sivula, M. Grätzel, E. Constable, Electrochemical Society PRIME meeting, Symposium B10, 1709, Hononlulu (2012).

Hybrid Photovoltaic/Photoelectrochemical Device Design Using I-III-VI2 Copper Chalcopyrite-Based Photocathodes, J. M. Kaneshiro, Y. Chang, N. Gaillard, The Electrochemical Society PRIME meeting, Symposium B10, 1710, Hononlulu (2012).

Copper Tungstate (CuWO4)–Based Materials for Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Production, N. Gaillard, Y. Chang, A. Braun, A. DeAngelis, Material Research Society Spring Meeting, Symposium U2.8, San Francisco, (2012).

Status of Research on Tungsten Oxide-based Photoelectrochemical Devices at the University of Hawai’i, N. Gaillard, SPIE Solar Energy+ Technology, 77700V-77700V-14, San Diego (2010).

Surface modification of a-SiC photoelectrodes for photocurrent enhancement, I. Matulionis, J. Hu, F. Zhu, J. Gallon, N. Gaillard, T. Deutsch, E. Miller, A. Madan, SPIE Solar Energy+ Technology, 77700Z-77700Z-8 (2010).

Surface Modification of Tungsten Oxide-Based Photoanodes for Solar-Powered Hydrogen, N. Gaillard, J. Kaneshiro, E.L. Miller, L. Weinhardt, M. Bär, C. Heske, K. -S. Ahn, Y. Yan, and M. M. Al-Jassim, Material Research Society Spring Meeting (symposium S2-1), San Francisco (2009).

 

 

Poster Presentations

Ruthenium-Based Materials for Oxygen and Hydrogen Evolution Catalysis in Photoelectrochemical ApplicationsY. Chang, J. M. Kaneshiro, N. Gaillard, The Electrochemical Society PRIME meeting, Hononlulu 1775 (2012).

I-III-VI2 (Copper Chalcopyrite-based) Thin Films for Photoelectrochemical Water-Splitting Tandem-Hybrid PhotocathodeJ. M Kaneshiro, A. Deangelis, X. Song, N. Gaillard, E. L. Miller, Material Research Society Spring Meeting, Symposium D, San Francisco (2011).

Copper-silver chalcporyites as top cell absorgers in tandem photovoltaic and hybrid photovoltaic/photoelectrochemica; devices, J/L/A/ Deangelis, N. Gaillard, Y. Chang, J. Kowalczyk, E. Miller, Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Honolulu (2010).

Low-temperature indium molybdenum oxide as a window layer in CIGS photovoltaic devices, A. DeAngelis, J. Kaneshiro, N. Gaillard, Y. Chang, .J Kowalcyzk, S. A. Mallory, E. Miller, Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Honolulu (2010).

Measurement of the sodium concentration in CIGS solar cells via laser induced breakdown spectroscopy, J. M. D. Kowalczyk, J. Perkins, J. Kaneshiro, N. Gaillard, Y. Chang, A. DeAngelis, S. A Mallory, D. Bates, E. Miller, Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Honolulu (2010).

 

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