Dr Xu Liu

Dr Xu Liu

Postdoctoral Fellow
Engineering
Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering

Dr. Xu Liu obtained his PhD in the School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering of UNSW in 2018, and the ACAP Research Fellow, currently DECRA Fellow and Postdoctoral Fellow at UNSW. Dr. Xu Liu has focused his research on low-cost, high-efficiency thin film solar cells and tandem solar cells for more than eight years, researching on various energy materials, initially using earth-abundant chalcogenides semiconductor materials, and then inorganic-organic perovskite materials for solar photovoltaic applications.

Location
RM210WS17, Tyree Energy Technologies Building (Building H6), School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW,2052, Australia.
  • Journal articles | 2023
    Liu X; Zheng B; Shi L; Zhou S; Xu J; Liu Z; Yun JS; Choi E; Zhang M; Lv Y; Zhang WH; Huang J; Li C; Sun K; Seidel J; He M; Peng J; Hao X; Green M, 2023, 'Perovskite solar cells based on spiro-OMeTAD stabilized with an alkylthiol additive', Nature Photonics, 17, pp. 96 - 105, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41566-022-01111-x
    Journal articles | 2023
    Sun X; Yang X; Wang X; Hou T; Chen H; Liu J; Fu Z; Yu W; Zhang W; Ma Z; Huang Y; Liu X; Zhang M, 2023, 'The effect of pyrrolidone-based ligands in gas-quenching fabrication of FA0.9Cs0.1PbI3 perovskite films and solar cells', Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 960, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2023.170670
    Journal articles | 2022
    Hou T; Zhang M; Yu W; Wang X; Gu Z; Chen Q; Lan L; Sun X; Huang Y; Zheng B; Liu X; Green MA; Hao X, 2022, 'Low-pressure accessible gas-quenching for absolute methylammonium-free perovskite solar cells', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 10, pp. 2105 - 2112, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d1ta08402j
    Journal articles | 2022
    Wang Y; Duan L; Zhang M; Hameiri Z; Liu X; Bai Y; Hao X, 2022, 'PTAA as efficient hole transport materials in perovskite solar cells: A review', Solar RRL, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/solr.202200234
    Journal articles | 2022
    Yu W; Sun X; Xiao M; Hou T; Liu X; Zheng B; Yu H; Zhang M; Huang Y; Hao X, 2022, 'Recent advances on interface engineering of perovskite solar cells', Nano Research, 15, pp. 85 - 103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12274-021-3488-7
    Journal articles | 2020
    Zeng Y; Sun K; Huang J; Nielsen MP; Ji F; Sha C; Yuan S; Zhang X; Yan C; Liu X; Deng H; Lai Y; Seidel J; Ekins-Daukes N; Liu F; Song H; Green M; Hao X, 2020, 'Quasi-Vertically-Orientated Antimony Sulfide Inorganic Thin-Film Solar Cells Achieved by Vapor Transport Deposition', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 12, pp. 22825 - 22834, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.0c02697
    Journal articles | 2020
    Zhang W; Huang Y; Tian L; Wen F; Zhang H; Yu H; Lin P; Liu X; Zhou S; Zhou X; Jiang Y; Chen T; Ma Z; Zhang M, 2020, 'Rising from the Ashes: Gaseous therapy for robust and large-area perovskite solar cells', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.0c14746
    Journal articles | 2019
    Liu X; Shi L; Huang J; Liu Z; Zhang P; Yun JS; Soufiani AM; Seidel J; Sun K; Hameiri Z; Stride JA; Zhang Y; Green MA; Lin H; Hao X, 2019, 'Improvement of Cs-(FAPbI3)0.85(MAPbBr3)0.15 quality via DMSO-molecule-control to increase the efficiency and boost the long-term stability of 1 cm2 sized planar perovskite solar cells', Solar RRL, pp. 1800338 - 1800338, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/solr.201800338
    Journal articles | 2019
    Zhang Y; Huang J; Yan C; Sun K; Cui X; Liu F; Liu Z; Zhang X; Liu X; Stride JA; Green MA; Hao X, 2019, 'High open-circuit voltage CuSbS2 solar cells achieved through the formation of epitaxial growth of CdS/CuSbS2 hetero-interface by post-annealing treatment', Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 27, pp. 37 - 43, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pip.3061
    Journal articles | 2018
    Huang J; Yan C; Sun K; Liu F; Sun H; Pu A; Liu X; Green M; Hao X, 2018, 'Boosting the kesterite Cu2ZnSnS4 solar cells performance by diode laser annealing', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 175, pp. 71 - 76, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2017.10.009
    Journal articles | 2018
    Liu X; Zhang Y; Shi L; Liu Z; Huang J; Yun JS; Zeng Y; Pu A; Sun K; Hameiri Z; Stride JA; Seidel J; Green MA; Hao X, 2018, 'Exploring inorganic binary alkaline halide to passivate defects in low-temperature-processed planar-structure hybrid perovskite solar cells', Advanced Energy Materials, 8, pp. 1800138 - 1800138, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aenm.201800138
    Journal articles | 2018
    Sun K; Huang J; Yan C; Pu A; Liu F; Sun H; Liu X; Fang Z; Stride JA; Green M; Hao X, 2018, 'Self-assembled nanometer-scale ZnS structure at the CZTS/ZnCdS heterointerface for high-efficiency wide band gap Cu 2 ZnSnS 4 solar cells', Chemistry of Materials, 30, pp. 4008 - 4016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b00009
    Journal articles | 2017
    Liu F; Huang J; Sun K; Yan C; Shen Y; Park J; Pu A; Zhou F; Liu X; Stride JA; Green MA; Hao X, 2017, 'Beyond 8% ultrathin kesterite Cu2ZnSnS4 solar cells by interface reaction route controlling and self-organized nanopattern at the back contact', NPG Asia Mater, 9, pp. e401, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/am.2017.103
    Journal articles | 2017
    Liu X; Huang J; Zhou F; Liu F; Stride JA; Hao X, 2017, 'Spatial Grain Growth and Composition Evolution during Sulfurizing Metastable Wurtzite Cu2ZnSnS4 Nanocrystal-Based Coatings', Chemistry of Materials, 29, pp. 2110 - 2121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b04603
    Journal articles | 2016
    Liu X; Huang J; Zhou F; Liu F; Sun K; Yan C; Stride JA; Hao X, 2016, 'Understanding the Key Factors of Enhancing Phase and Compositional Controllability for 6% Efficient Pure-Sulfide Cu2ZnSnS4 Solar Cells Prepared from Quaternary Wurtzite Nanocrystals', Chemistry of Materials, 28, pp. 3649 - 3658, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b04620
    Journal articles | 2015
    Liu X; Zhou F; Song N; Huang J; Yan C; Liu F; Sun K; Stride JA; Hao X; Green MA, 2015, 'Exploring the application of metastable wurtzite nanocrystals in pure-sulfide Cu2ZnSnS4 solar cells by forming nearly micron-sized large grains', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C5TA05813A
    Journal articles | 2015
    Zhou F; Zeng F; Liu X; Liu F; Song N; Yan C; Pu A; Park J; Sun K; Hao X, 2015, 'Improvement of Jsc in a Cu2ZnSnS4 Solar Cell by Using a Thin Carbon Intermediate Layer at the Cu2ZnSnS4/Mo Interface', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 7, pp. 22868 - 22873, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.5b05652
    Journal articles | 2013
    Liu X; Wang C; Liu X; Ouyang L; You Z; Lu Y; Chen X, 2013, 'Understanding the Factors That Control the Formation and Morphology of Zn-5(OH)(8)(NO3)(2) center dot 2H(2)O through Hydrothermal Route', JOURNAL OF NANOMATERIALS, 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/938370
    Journal articles | 2013
    Liu X; Wang C; Xu J; Liu X; Zou R; Ouyang L; Xu X; Chen X; Xing H, 2013, 'Fabrication of ZnO/CdS/Cu2ZnSnS4 p-n heterostructure nanorod arrays via a solution-based route', CRYSTENGCOMM, 15, pp. 1139 - 1145, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c2ce26829a
    Journal articles | 2013
    Xu J; Wang C; Zhang Y; Liu X; Liu X; Huang S; Chen X, 2013, 'Structural, vibrational and luminescence properties of longitudinal twinning Zn2GeO4 nanowires', CRYSTENGCOMM, 15, pp. 764 - 768, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c2ce26627j
    Journal articles | 2012
    Wang HY; Wang CR; Xu J; Liu X; Xu XF; Xing HZ; Zhao LJ; Chen XS, 2012, 'Different temperature dependence of excitonic and defect-related photoluminescence spectra in ZnS nanobelts and nanowires', JOURNAL OF PHYSICS D-APPLIED PHYSICS, 45, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0022-3727/45/9/095301
    Journal articles | 2009
    Zhu Y; Zuo T; Jiang L; Cai Z; Yan C; Liu X; Malcolm X; Wu Q, 2009, 'Pore structure analysis on activated carbon fibers-By cluster and watershed transform method', APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE, 256, pp. 587 - 592, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2009.04.174