Dr Shuai Nie

Dr Shuai Nie

Postdoctoral Fellow
Engineering
Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering

Shuai Nie is a postdoctoral research fellow at the ACDC Research Group within the School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering at the University of New South Wales (UNSW). In 2022, she completed her Ph.D., which was centred on the "Advanced Characterisation of Silicon Wafers and Solar Cells under Different Operating Conditions." Back in 2018, she earned a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours Class I) from UNSW. Shuai Nie's current research focuses on developing advanced characterisation techniques for photovoltaic devices.

 

Employment:

2022 - Now: Research Fellow (UNSW)

2022: Academic Visitor (University of Oxford)

2019, 2022: Tutor (UNSW)

 

Education:

2014 - 2018: Bachelor of Engineering (UNSW)

2018 - 2022: Doctor of Philosophy (UNSW)

 

Location
Tyree Energy Technologies Building (TETB), Room 309 The University of New South Wales Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Nie S; Chin RL; Soufiani AM; Mehl T; Theska F; Haghdadi N; Primig S; Chan C; Trupke T; Hameiri Z, 2022, 'Temperature sensitivity maps of silicon wafers from photoluminescence imaging: The effect of gettering and hydrogenation', Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pip.3579
    Journal articles | 2022
    Nie S; Zhu Y; Kunz O; Trupke T; Hameiri Z, 2022, 'Advanced photoluminescence imaging using non-uniform excitation', Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 30, pp. 349 - 359, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pip.3488
    Journal articles | 2021
    Nie S; Bonilla RS; Hameiri Z, 2021, 'Unravelling the silicon-silicon dioxide interface under different operating conditions', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 224, pp. 111021, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2021.111021
    Journal articles | 2020
    Kristensen ST; Nie S; Berthod C; Strandberg R; Odden JO; Hameiri Z, 2020, 'Temperature coefficients of crystal defects in multicrystalline silicon wafers', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 10, pp. 449 - 457, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/jphotov.2020.2968111
    Journal articles | 2020
    Nie S; Kristensen ST; Gu A; Chin RL; Trupke T; Hameiri Z, 2020, 'Photoluminescence-based spatially resolved temperature coefficient maps of silicon wafers and solar cells', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 10, pp. 585 - 594, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2019.2956261
    Journal articles | 2019
    Berthod C; Kristensen ST; Strandberg R; Odden JO; Nie S; Hameiri Z; Satre TO, 2019, 'Temperature sensitivity of multicrystalline silicon solar cells', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 9, pp. 1 - 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/jphotov.2019.2911871
    Journal articles | 2019
    Vargas C; Nie S; Chen D; Chan C; Hallam B; Coletti G; Hameiri Z, 2019, 'Degradation and recovery of n-type multi-crystalline silicon under illuminated and dark annealing conditions at moderate temperatures', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 9, pp. 355 - 355, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/JPHOTOV.2018.2885711
  • Conference Papers | 2023
    Nie S; Zandi S; Lee Chin R; Zhu Y; Weber J; Wang G; Zheng J; Ho-Baillie A; Trupke T; Hameiri Z, 2023, 'Luminescence-based implied voltage imaging of tandem solar cells via bandpass filter method', Shenzhen, China, presented at 34th International Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference, Shenzhen, China, 06 November 2023
    Conference Papers | 2022
    Nie S; Zhu Y; Kunz O; Trupke T; Hameiri Z, 2022, 'Photoluminescence imaging using non-uniform excitation: Recent progress', Milan, Italy, presented at 8th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, Milan, Italy, 26 September 2022 - 30 September 2022
    Conference Papers | 2021
    Nie S; Lee Chin R; Soufiani A; Chan C; Trupke T; Hameiri Z, 2021, 'Temperature-dependent performance of silicon wafers: the impact of gettering and hydrogen passivation', Online, presented at SiliconPV, Online, 19 April 2021 - 22 April 2021
    Conference Papers | 2020
    Kristensen ST; Garcia AS; Nie S; Hameiri Z; Strandberg R, 2020, 'Improved temperature coefficient modeling through the recombination parameter γ', Virtual, presented at 47th IEEE Photovoltaics Specialists Conference, Virtual, 15 June 2020
    Conference Papers | 2020
    Moore J; Nie S; Zhu Y; Hameiri Z, 2020, 'Improving photoluminescence imaging using non-uniform illumination', UNSW ACDC Research Group, On-line, presented at Asia Pacific Solar Research Conference, On-line, 30 November 2020, http://apvi.org.au/solar-research-conference/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Anh-Huy-Tuan-Le-Temperature-dependent-performance-of-polysilicon-passivating-contacts-and-their-solar-cells.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2020
    Nie S; Bonilla S; Hameiri Z, 2020, 'Temperature-dependent characterization of Si-SiO2 interface passivation for corona charged oxides', Online, presented at Asia Pacific Solar Research Conference, Online, 30 November 2020
    Conference Papers | 2020
    2020, 'Temperature-dependent photoluminescence imaging using non-uniform excitation'
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Kristensen ST; Nie S; Berthod C; Strandberg R; Odden JO; Hameiri Z, 2019, 'How gettering affects the temperature sensitivity of the implied open circuit voltage of multicrystalline silicon wafers', Chicago, presented at 46th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Chicago, 16 June 2019 - 21 June 2019
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Kristensen ST; Nie S; Wiig MS; Haug H; Berthod C; Strandberg R; Hameiri Z, 2019, 'A high-accuracy calibration method for temperature dependent photoluminescence imaging', Leuven, Belgium, presented at 9th International Conference on Silicon Photovoltaics, Leuven, Belgium, 08 April 2019 - 10 April 2019
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Nie S; Kristensen ST; Gu A; Trupke T; Hameiri Z, 2019, 'A novel method for characterizing temperature sensitivity of silicon wafers and cells', Chicago, USA, presented at 46th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, Chicago, USA, 16 June 2019 - 21 June 2019
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Siu V; Nie S; Zhu Y; Hameiri Z, 2019, 'An incomplete ionization model for indium in silicon', Canberra, presented at Asia Pacific Solar Research Conference, Canberra, 03 December 2019
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Bernardini S; Nie S; Zhu Y; Hameiri Z; Bertoni M, 2018, 'Surface photovoltage spectroscopy as a characterization technique for surface passivation quality assessmen', in Surface photovoltage spectroscopy as a characterization technique for surface passivation quality assessmen, 7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, Hawaii, presented at 7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, Hawaii, 10 June 2018 - 15 June 2018
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Bernardini S; Zhu Y; Nie S; Hameiri Z; Bertoni M, 2018, 'Analysis of SiNx SRV injection- and temperature-dependence and its degradation via TIDLS measurements', in Analysis of SiNx SRV injection- and temperature-dependence and its degradation via TIDLS measurements, 7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, Hawaii, presented at 7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, Hawaii, 10 June 2018 - 15 June 2018

2022

Best student award

8th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion in Milan Italy

2020

Best student presentation award

47th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference

2019

Best student presentation award

46th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference in Chicago USA