A Solar Green Earth

Visioned by Nowshad Amin

Books/book Chapters:

1. Nowshad Amin, “Potential low cost, high efficiency solar photovoltaic technology: cadmium telluride (CdTe) thin film solar cells”; Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG; ISBN: 9783844307962; 2011.

2. Nowshad Amin and Mohammad Aminul Islam, “High Efficiency Ultra Thin Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) Solar Cells: Alternative Approaches with Novel Window Layers"; Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG; ISBN: 978-3-659-36943-8, 2013.

3. Nowshad Amin, A.S.M. Mukter-uz Zaman, Shabiul Islam; “Integrated Energy Harvester for Wireless Sensor Network”; LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany (2013). ISBN: 97836594371517151. 

4. Anwarul Azim, M. A Matin, Asaduzzaman and Nowshad Amin (2011). UWB Technology For WSN Applications, Novel Applications Of The UWB Technologies, Boris Lembrikov (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-324-8, INTECH, Available at: http://www.intechopen.com/articles/show/title/uwb-technology-for-wsn-applications. 

5.  Nowshad Amin, Mohammed Ikbal Kabir; “High Efficiency Amorphous Silicon Thin Film Solar Cells: Modeling, Fabrication and Characterization”; LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany (2014). ISBN: 9783659538827

Refereed International Journals (Ascending Order):

1.      Tamotsu Okamoto, Yuichi Matsuzaki, Nowshad Amin, Akira Yamada and Makoto Konagai,"Characterization of Highly Efficient CdTe Thin Film Solar Cells by Low-Temperature Photoluminescence", Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, Volume 37 [7] (1998). ISSN: 0021-4922, ISI IF 1.275 & SCOPUS.

2.      Nowshad Amin, Takayuki Isaka, Tamotsu Okamoto, Akira Yamada and Makoto Konagai, "Prospects of Thickness Reduction of the CdTe Layer in Highly Efficient CdTe Solar Cells Towards 1 µm", Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, Volume 38 (1999) No. 8. ISSN: 0021-4922, ISI IF 1.411 & SCOPUS.

3.       Nowshad Amin, Takayuki Isaka, Akira Yamada and Makoto Konagai,
"Highly Efficient 1 µm Thick CdTe Solar Cells with Textured TCOs",
Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Volume 67 (2001), page 195-201. ISSN: 0927-0248, ISI IF 1.306 & SCOPUS.

4.       Nowshad Amin, Akira Yamada and Makoto Konagai,
"Effect of ZnTe and CdZnTe Alloys at the Back Contact of 1 µm-CdTe Thin Film Solar Cells", Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, Volume 41 (2002) Part 1, No. 5A. ISSN: 0021-4922, ISI 2002 IF 1.280 and SCOPUS.

5.       Nowshad Amin, Kamaruzzaman Sopian, Makoto Konagai,
“Numerical Modeling of CdS/CdTe and CdS/CdTe/ZnTe Solar Cells as a Function of CdTe Thickness”, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Volume 91 (2007) 1202–1208. ISSN: 0927-0248, ISI 2007 IF: 2.002 and SCOPUS.

6.      H.Y. Wong, N.F. Mohd Shukor and N. Amin, “Prospective development in diffusion barrier layers for copper metallization in LSI”, Microelectronics JournalVolume 38, Issues 6-7June-July 2007, Pages 777-782. ISSN: 0026-2692, ISI 2007 IF: 0.609 and SCOPUS.

7.      Shabiul Islam, Nowshad Amin, M.S.Bhuyan, Mukter Zaman, Bakri Madon, Masuri Othman. "FPGA Realization of Fuzzy Temperature Controller for Industrial Application", WSEAS TRANSACTIONS on SYSTEMS and CONTROL, Issue 10, Volume 2, pp. 448-490, ISSN: 1991-8763, October 2007, SCOPUS.

8.      Nowshad Amin and Puah Weng Lin, “A Sequential Study on Anti-collision Protocol Development for Passive RFID Tags”, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL of CIRCUITS, SYSTEMS and SIGNAL PROCESSING; ISSN: 1998-0140; Issue 2, Volume 1, 2007, pages 161-165. ISSN: 1998-4464.

9.      M.S.Bhuyan, Nowshad Amin, Md.Azrul Hasni Madesa and Md.Shabiul Islam; “FPGA Realization of Lifting Based Forward Discrete Wavelet Transform for JPEG 2000”; INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL of CIRCUITS, SYSTEMS and SIGNAL PROCESSING; ISSN: 1998-0140; Issue 2, Volume 1, 2007; pages 124-129. ISSN: 1998-4464.

10.  Kamaruzzaman Sopian, Sulaiman Shaari, Nowshad Amin, Rozli Zulkifli, and Mohd Nizam Abdul Rahman, “Performance Of A Grid-Connected Photovoltaic System In Malaysia”, International Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol. 4, No.1, 2007, pp. 57-65. ISSN: 1823-1039.

11.  Sulaiman Shaari, Kamaruzzaman Sopian, Nowshad Amin and Mohd Nizan Kassim, “The Temperature Dependence Coefficients of Amorphous Silicon and Crystalline Photovoltaic Modules Using Malaysian Field Test Investigation, American Journal of Applied Sciences 6(4): 609-616, 2009, SCOPUS.

12.  Kamaruzzaman Sopian, Mohd Zamri Ibrahim, Wan Ramli Wan Daud, Mohd Yusof Othman, Baharuddin Yatim and Nowshad Amin, “Performance of a PV–wind hybrid system for hydrogen production”, Renewable Energy Journal (2009). doi:10.1016/j.renene.2008.12.010. ISSN: 0960-1481, ISI 2009 IF 2.226 and SCOPUS.

13.  Nowshad Amin, Chin Wen Lung and Kamaruzzaman Sopian, “A practical field study of various solar cells on their performance in Malaysia”, Renewable Energy Journal (2009), doi:10.1016/j.renene.2008.12.005. ISSN: 0960-1481, ISI 2009 IF 2.226 and SCOPUS.

14.  Kamaruzzaman Sopian, Abdul Latif Ibrahim, Nilofar Asim, Nowshad Amin and Saleem H. Zaidi, “Can a High-Tech Silicon Photovoltaic (PV) be a Cottage Industry?”, European Journal of Scientific Research Vol 24 Issue 2 (2008) p263-269, SCOPUS.

15.  Kamaruzzaman Sopian, Nilofar Asim, Nowshad Amin and Saleem H. Zaidi “Enhancement of Optical Absorption in Thin-Film Silicon Solar Cells in Silicon-On-Insulator (SOI) Configuration”, European Journal of Scientific Research Vol 24 Issue 3. 2008, p358-364. SCOPUS.

16.  Kamaruzzaman Sopian, Nowshad Amin, Nilofar Asim and Saleem H. Zaidi “Plasma Implantation for Emitter and Localized Back Surface Field (BSF) Formation in Silicon Solar Cells”, European Journal of Scientific Research Vol 24 Issue 3. 2008, p365-372. SCOPUS.

17.  F. Jahanshah, K. Sopian, S.H. Zaidi, M.Y. Othman, N. Amin and N. Asim,  “Modeling the Effect of P-N Junction Depth on the Output of Planer and Rectangular Textured Solar Cells”, American J. of Applied Sciences 6(4): 576-580, 2009. SCOPUS.

18.  Nowshad Amin, Victor Lim, Ibrahim Ahmad, Foong Chee Seng, Rozaidi Razid, “A Practical Investigation on Nickel Plated Copper Heat Spreader with Different Catalytic Activation Processes for Flip-Chip Ball Grid Array Packages”, Journal of Microelectronics Reliability 49(5):537-543 (2009); DOI: 10.1016/j.microrel.2009.02.013, ISI IF 1.117 & SCOPUS.

19.  Tamer Khatib, Azah Mohamed, Nowshad Amin, “A new controller scheme for photovoltaic generation systems”, European Journal of Scientific Research, 33(3):515-525 (2009). SCOPUS.

20.  M. B. I. Reaz, M. I. Ibrahimy, N. Amin, “Fast Clock Tree Generation Using Exact Zero Skew Clock Routing Algorithm”, Journal of Applied Sciences 9 (11) 2150-2155 (2009). SCOPUS.

21.  S. M. A. Motakabber, Mohd Alauddin Mohd Ali, Nowshad Amin, “VLSI Design of an Anti-Collision Protocol for RFID Tags”, European Journal of Scientific Research 28(4):560-566 (2009); SCOPUS.

22.  S. M. A. Motakabber, Nowshad Amin, Mohd Alauddin Mohd Ali, “Computer Aided Design of an Active Notch Filter for HF Band RFID”, FREQUENZ- Journal of RF-Engineering and Telecommunications; 64(1-2):23-25 (2010). ISI IF 0.231 and SCOPUS.

23.  M.Y. Sulaiman, U.C. Ahamefula, K. Sopian, Z. Ibarahim, M.A. Alghoul, M.Y. Othman and N. Amin, "Exploiting Quantum Confinement for Future Solar Cell Application", Journal of Energy and Power Engineering; 4(1):27-34 (2010).

24.  Nowshad Amin, Ang Ye Cheah and Ibrahim Ahmad, “Effect of Plasma Cleaning Process in the Wettability of Flip Chip PBGA Substrate of Integrated Circuit Packages”, Journal of Applied Sciences, Volume 10(9):772-776 (2010), DOI: 10.3923/jas.2010.772.776, SCOPUS.

25.  Tamer T.N. Khatib, A. Mohamed, N. Amin, K. Sopian, “An Efficient Maximum Power Point Tracking Controller for Photovoltaic Systems Using New Boost Converter Design and Improved Control Algorithm”, WSEAS Transactions on Power Systems 5(2):53-63, ISSN:1790-5060, SCOPUS.

26.  Tamer T. N. Khatib, Azah Mohamed, Marwan Mahmoud, Nowshad Amin, “An Efficient Maximum Power Point Tracking Controller for a Standalone Photovoltaic System”, International Review of Modelling and Simulation 3(2):1-12, SCOPUS.

27.  S. L. Cheow, A. G. N. Salwa, M. Y. Khairy, A. W. Shahrul, N. Amin, K. Sopian, and S. H. Zaidi, “Optimisation on Junction Formation by Three-Stack Furnace POCl3 Diffusion and Analysis on Solar Cell Performance”, ECS Transaction 27(1):1053-1059, ISSN: 1938-5862.

28.  A.W. Shahrul, S.L. Cheow, M.Y. Khairy, A.G.N. Salwa, N. Amin and K. Sopian, “The Optimisation Aspect of Screen Printed Si Solar Cell”, ECS Transaction 27(1):1117-1122, ISSN: 1938-5862.

29.  Mohd Jailani Mohd Nor, Md. Ayub, Rozli Zulkifli, Nowshad Amin and Mohammad Hosseini Fouladi, “Effect of Different Factors on the Acoustic Absorption of Coir Fiber”, Journal of Applied Sciences 10(22):2887-2892, ISSN: 1812-5654. DOI: 10.3923/jas.2010.2887.2892, SCOPUS.

30.  M. A. Matin, Nowshad Amin, Azami Zaharim And Kamaruzzaman Sopian, “A Study towards the Possibility of Ultra Thin CdS/CdTe High Efficiency Solar Cells from Numerical Analysis”, WSEAS Transactions On Environment And Development 6(8): 571-580, ISSN: 1790-5079, SCOPUS.

31.  Mohd Jailani Mohd Nor, Md. Ayub, Rozli Zulkifli, Nowshad Amin and Mohammad Hosseini Fouladi, “Effect of Compression on the Acoustic Absorption of Coir Fiber”, American Journal of Applied Sciences 7(9):1285-1290, ISSN: 1546-9239, SCOPUS.

32.  S.M.A. Motakabber, N. Amin, M.A.M. Ali, “Magnetic Field Sensitive Antenna Design for HF Band RFID System”, 2010, Informacije MIDEM, 40 (2), pp. 135-138, ISI IF 0.250 and SCOPUS.

33.  M.A. Matin, M. Mannir Aliyu, Abrar H. Quadery and Nowshad Amin, "Prospects of novel front and back contacts for high efficiency cadmium telluride thin film solar cells from numerical analysis", Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Volume 94 (2010) 1496–1500. ISSN: 0927-0248, DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2010.02.042, ISI IF 4.746 & SCOPUS.

34.  Puvaneswaran Chelvanathan, Mohammad Istiaque Hossain and Nowshad Amin, "Performance analysis of copper–indium–gallium–diselenide (CIGS) solar cells with various buffer layers by SCAPS", Current Applied Physics, 10 (3), pp. S387-S391. 2010; DOI information: 10.1016/j.cap.2010.02.018, ISI IF 1.743 & SCOPUS.

35.  M.I. Kabir, Zahari Ibrahim, Kamaruzzaman Sopian and Nowshad Amin, "Effect of structural variations in amorphous silicon based single and multi-junction solar cells from numerical analysis", Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, Volume 94 (2010) 1542–1545. ISSN: 0927-0248, DOI: 10.1016/j.solmat.2009.12.031, ISI IF 4.746 & SCOPUS.

36.  Nowshad Amin, M.A. Matin, M. Mannir Aliyu, M. A. Alghoul, M. R. Karim and K. Sopian, "Prospects of Back Surface Field Effect in Ultra-Thin High-Efficiency CdS/CdTe Solar Cells from Numerical Modeling," International Journal of Photoenergy, vol. 2010, Article ID 578580, 8 pages, 2010. doi:10.1155/2010/578580. ISI IF 1.345 & SCOPUS.

37.  Victor Lim, Nowshad Amin, C.S. Foong, Ibrahim Ahmad, Azami Zaharim, Rozaidi Rasid & Azman Jalar, “Kesan Teknik Pengaktifan Bermangkin Berbeza Terhadap Prestasi Terma Penyebar Haba Cip Balikan”, Sains Malaysiana, Vol. 2011, 40(2):181-190, ISSN: 0126-6039. ISI IF 0.152 & SCOPUS.

38.  M. I. Kabir, Z. Ibarahim, K. Sopian and N. Amin, “ A Review On Progress of Amorphous and Microcrystalline Silicon Thin-Film Solar Cells”, Recent Patents on Electrical Engineering, 2011, 4(1), pp.50-62. SCOPUS.

39.  Nowshad Amin, “Promises of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Thin Film Solar Cells from the Perspective of Material Properties, Fabrication Methods and Current Research Challenges”, Journal of Applied Sciences, 2011, ISSN: 1812-5654, DOI:10.3923/jas.2011. SCOPUS.

40.  Md. Sharafat Hossain, Nowshad Amin, M.A. Matin, M. Mannir Aliyu, Takhir Razykov, and Kamaruzzaman Sopian; “A numerical study on the prospects of high efficiency ultra thin ZnxCd1-xS/CdTe Solar Cell”, Chalcogenide Letters, 2011, 8(4):263-U59; ISSN: 1584-8663. ISI IF 0.836 & SCOPUS.

41.  Md. Sharafat Hossain, Nowshad Amin, Takhir Razykov, “Prospects Of Back Contacts With Back Surface Fields In High Efficiency ZnXCd1-xS /CdTe Solar Cells From Numerical Modeling”, Chalcogenide Letters, 2011, 8(3):187-198, ISSN: 1584-8663. ISI IF 0.836 & SCOPUS.

42.  P. Poovanaesvaran, M.A. Alghoul, K. Sopian, N. Amin, M.I. Fadhel, M. Yahya, “Design aspects of small-scale photovoltaic brackish water reverse osmosis (PV-BWRO) system”, Desalination and Water Treatment, Vol (27)210-223, ISSN: 1944-3994. ISI IF 0.752 & SCOPUS.

43.  Shahrul Anizan, Cheow Siu Leong, Khairymaza Lee Yusri, Nowshad Amin, Saleem Zaidi and Kamaruzzaman Sopian, “The Effect of Rapid Thermal Annealing Towards the Performance of Screen-Printed Si Solar Cell”, American Journal of Applied Sciences, 2011, 8(3):267-270, ISSN:1546-9239. SCOPUS.

44.  Mohammad Istiaque Hossain, Puvaneswaran Chelvanathan, Mukter Zaman, M. R. Karim, M. A. Alghoul, Nowshad Amin, “Prospects of indium sulphide as an alternative to cadmium sulphide buffer layer in CIS solar cells from numerical analysis”, Chalcogenide Letters, 2011, 8(5):315-324, ISSN: 1584-8663. ISI IF 0.836 & SCOPUS.

45.  M. A. Islam, Yusuf Sulaiman, Nowshad Amin, “A comparative study of BSF layers for ultra-thin CdS:O/CdTe solar cells”, Chalcogenide Letters, 2011, 8(2):65-75, ISSN: 1584-8663. ISI IF 0.836 & SCOPUS.

46.  Md. Sharafat Hossain and Nowshad Amin, “ECG Compression Using Subband Thresholding of the Wavelet Coefficients”, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 2011, 5(5):739-749, ISSN: 1991-8178. SCOPUS.

47.  Mohammad Istiaque Hossain, Puvaneswaran Chelvanathan, Mukter Zaman, M. R. Karim, M. A. Alghoul, Nowshad Amin, “Prospects of indium sulphide as an alternative to cadmium sulphide buffer layer in cis solar cells from numerical analysis”, Chalcogenide Letters, 2011, 8(5):315-324. ISI IF 0.83 & SCOPUS.

48.  Mukter zaman, Gunawan Witjaksono, Teh Aun Shih, Shabiul Islam, Masuri Othman and Nowshad Amin, “The Effect on Physical, Electrical and Structural Parameters of RF Sputtered Molybdenum Thin Film”, Advanced Materials Research Vols. 403-408 (2012) pp 5092-5096, doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.403-408.5092ISI & SCOPUS.

49.  M. I. Kabir, Zahari Ibarahim, M. Alghoul, Kamaruzzaman Sopian, Md. Rezaul Karim, Nowshad Amin, “Bandgap Optimization Of Absorber Layers In Amorphous Silicon Single And Multijunction Junction Solar Cells”, Chalcogenide Letters, 2012, 9(1):51-59. ISI IF 0.83 & SCOPUS.

50.  M.S. Hossain, M.M. Aliyu, M.A. Matin, M.A. Islam, M.R. Karim, T. Razykov, K. Sopian and N. Amin, , 2011, “EFFECT OF DIFFERENT BSR IN FRONT AND BACK CONTACTS FOR ZnxCd1-xS/CdTe SOLAR CELL”, International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (IJMME) , Vol 6 (2011), No.3, 350-355, http://ejum.fsktm.um.edu.my/ArticleInformation.aspx?ArticleID=1145. SCOPUS.

51.  M. Ayub, R. Zulkifli, M.H. Fouladi, N. Amin, M.J.M. Nor, “A Study On The Acoustical Absorption Behavior Of Coir Fiber Using Miki Model”, International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Vol.6 (2011), No.3, 343-349, SCOPUS. http://ejum.fsktm.um.edu.my/ArticleInformation.aspx?ArticleID=1144.

52.  Ru-Yuan Yang, Yu-Pei Huang, Nowshad Amin, and Fengqiang Sun: “Advances in Materials Science and Engineering”: Solar energy:materials, devices, and applications (2012); Art no.956561; ISSN:1687-6822: http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/956561: ISI IF:0.5.

53.  Md. Ayub, Mohd Jailani Mohd Nor, Mohammad Hosseini Fouladi, Rozli Zulkifli and Nowshad Amin, “A practical acoustical absorption analysis of coir fiber based on rigid frame modeling”, Acoustical Physics 58(2);246-255, DOI: 10.1134/S1063771012020194. ISI IF:0.7 & SCOPUS

54.  Mukter zaman, Gunawan Witjaksono, Masuri Othman, Shabiul Islam and Nowshad Amin, “Design of MEMS Based Energy Harvester to Profile Environmental Parameter Using Autonomous WSN Components”, Applied Mechanics and Materials Vols. 152-154 (2012) pp 1846-1851. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.152-154.1846. ISI & SCOPUS.

55.  M. M. Aliyu, M. A. Islam, N. R. Hamzah, M. R. Karim, M. A. Matin, K. Sopian, and N. Amin, “Recent Developments of Flexible CdTe Solar Cells on Metallic Substrates: Issues and Prospects”, International Journal of Photoenergy, 2012:Article ID 351381; ISSN: 1687-529X; doi:10.1155/2012/351381. ISI IF:1.769 & SCOPUS.

56.  T. M. Razykov, N. Amin, M. A. Alghoul, B. Ergashev, C. S. Ferekides, Y. Goswami, M. K. Hakkulov, K. M. Kouchkarov, K. Sopian, M. Y. Sulaiman, and H. S. Ullal, “Effect of the composition on physical properties of CdTe absorber layer fabricated by chemical molecular beam deposition for use in thin film solar cells”, Journal of Applied Physics, 112; 023517 (2012), http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4739277.  ISI IF:2.168 & SCOPUS.

57.  Puvaneswaran Chelvanathan, Mohammad Istiaque Hossain, Jamilah Husna Mohammad Alghoul, Kamaruzzaman Sopian, and Nowshad Amin, “Effects of Transition Metal Dichalcogenide Molybdenum Disulfide Layer Formation in Copper–Zinc–Tin–Sulfur Solar Cells from Numerical Analysis” Japanese Journal of Applied Physics 51 (2012); http://dx.doi.org/10.1143/JJAP.51.10NC3.

58.  Mohammed Ikbal Kabir, Seyed A. Shahahmadi, Victor Lim, Saleem Zaidi, Kamaruzzaman Sopian, and Nowshad Amin, “Amorphous Silicon Single-Junction Thin-Film Solar Cell Exceeding 10% Efficiency by Design Optimization”, International Journal of Photoenergy (2012):Article ID 460919; doi:10.1155/2012/460919. ISI IF:1.769 & SCOPUS.

59.  T.M. Razykov; N. Amin; M. Alghoul; B. Ergashev; C.S. Ferekides; Y. Goswami; M.K. Hakkulov; K.M. Kouchkarov; K. Sopian; M.Y. Sulaiman; et al. “Revolutionary novel and low cost CMBD method for fabrication of CdTe absorber layer for use in thin film solar cells”; Materials Technology. 2013;28(1-2):15-20.

60.  Nowshad Amin; M A Islam; Shrarafat Hossain; M. Mannir Aliyu; Yusuf Sulaiman; Kamaruzzaman Sopian; “Investigation for optimum structure of CdS:O/CdTe solar cell from numerical analysis”, Advanced Materials research. 2013;622:1194-1198.

61.  M Sharafat Hossain; Mahmud Abdul Matin; M.A. Islam; Mohammad Mannir Aliyu; Takhir Razykov; Kamaruzzaman Sopian; Nowshad Amin; “Towards ultra thin and high efficiency ZnxCd1-xS/CdTe solar cell by AMPS 1D”, Advanced Materials Research, 2013;622:1183-1187.

62.  M.A. Islam; Q. Huda; M.S. Hossain; M.M. Aliyu; M.R. Karim; K. Sopian; N. Amin; “High quality 1 μm thick CdTe absorber layers grown by magnetron sputtering for solar cell application”, Current Applied Physics; 13(Supp.2):S115-S121;  2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cap.2013.02.015. ISI IF: 1.814.

63.  T.M. Razykov; N. Amin; B. Ergashev; C.S. Ferekides; D.Y. Goswami; M.K. Hakkulov; K.M. Kouchkarov; K. Sopian; M.Y. Sulaiman; M. Alghoul; et al. “Effect of CdCl2 treatment on physical properties of CdTe films with different compositions fabricated by chemical molecular beam deposition”, Applied Solar Energy (English translation of Geliotekhnika). 2013;49(1):35-39.

64.  A.A. Lahimer; M.A. Alghoul; Fadhil Yousif; T.M. Razykov; N. Amin; K. Sopian; “Research and development aspects on decentralized electrification options for rural household”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 2013;24:314-324. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2013.03.057.

65.  E.S.M. Ashour; M.Y. Sulaiman; N. Amin; Z. Ibrahim; “Silicon nitride passivation of silicon nanowires solar cell”, Journal of Physics: Conference series. 2013;431(1).

66.  M.A. Islam; M.S. Hossain; M.M. Aliyu; M.R. Karim; T. Razykov; K. Sopian; N. Amin; “Effect of CdCl2 treatment on structural and electronic property of CdTe thin films deposited by magnetron sputtering”, Thin Solid Films(2013) 546:367-374. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2013.04.067.

67.  M. A. Matin, M. U. Tomal, A. M. Robin, and N. Amin, “Numerical Analysis of Novel Back Surface Field for High Efficiency Ultrathin CdTe Solar Cells”; International Journal of Photoenergy; Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 652695,
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/652695. (ISI IF:2.663 & SCOPUS)

68.  M.S. Hossain; M.A. Islam; Q. Huda; M.M. Aliyu; T. Razykov; M.M. Alam; Z.A. Alothman; K. Sopian; N. Amin; “Growth optimization of ZnxCd1 - XS thin films by radio frequency magnetron co-sputtering for solar cell applications”; Thin Solid Films (2013) 548:202-209.

69.  T.M. Razykov; N. Amin; M. Alghoul; B. Ergashev; C.S. Ferekides; Y. Goswami; M.K. Hakkulov; K.M. Kouchkarov; K. Sopian; M.Y. Sulaiman; et al. “Revolutionary novel and low cost CMBD method for fabrication of CdTe absorber layer for use in thin film solar cells; Materials Technology. 2013;28(1-2):15-20.

70.  Md Soyaeb Hasan; Apurba Kumar Saha; Md Rafiqul Islam; Nowshad Amin; “Mathematical modeling of growth conditions and interpretation of phase diagram for InxGa1-xN epitaxial layer”; Applied Mechanics and Materials. 2013;372:70-74.

71.  Nurul Huda Abdul Razak and Nowshad Amin, “Nd:YAG Laser Texturization on Silicon Surface”, Advanced Materials Research Vol. 894 (2014) pp 201-205. doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.894.201.

72.  K.S. Rahman, F. Haque, N.A. Khan, M. A. Islam, M.M. Alam, Z.A. Alothman, K. Sopian, N. Amin; “Effect Of CdCl2 Treatment On Thermally Evaporated CdTe Thin Films”, Chalcogenide Letters 2014, 11(3): 129-139. ISI IF 0.934 & scopus

73.  Samia Ahmed Nadi, Puvaneswaran Chelvanathan, Zaihasraf Zakaria, Mohammad Mezbaul Alam, Zeid A. Alothman, Kamaruzzaman Sopian, and Nowshad Amin, “Postdeposition Annealing Effect on Cu2ZnSnS4 Thin Films Grown at Different Substrate Temperature”, International Journal of Photoenergy; Volume 2014, 589027:1-7;  http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/589027.

74.  F. Haque, K. S. Rahman, M. A. Islam, M. J. Rashid, M. Akhtaruzzaman, M. M. Alam, Z. A. Alothman, K. Sopian, N. Amin, “Growth Optimization of ZnS Thin Films by RF Magnetron Sputtering as Prospective Buffer Layer in Thin Film Solar Cells”, Chalcogenide Letters 2014;  11(4):189-197; ISI IF 0.934 & scopus.

75.  M. N. Imamzai, M. A. Islam, M. J. Rashid, T. H. Chowdhury, M. M. Alam, Zeid A. Alothman, K. Sopian, N. Amin, “Optimization of graded bandgap Cd1-xZnxTe thin film solar cells from numerical analysis”,  Chalcogenide Letters 2014;  11(11): 541-551; ISI IF 0.934 & scopus.

76.  M. A. Islam, K.S. Rahman, F. Haque, M. Akhtaruzzaman, M. M. Alam, Z. A. Alothman, K. Sopian and N. Amin; “ Growth Optimization of ZnS Thin Films by RF Magnetron Sputtering as Prospective Buffer Layer in Thin Film Solar Cells “,  Chalcogenide Letters 2014;  11(5):233-239; ISI IF 0.934 & scopus.

77.   Lai Chin Yung, Cheong Choke Fei, Jit Singh Mandeep, Nowshad Amin, Khin Wee Lai, “Bulk substrate porosity verification by applying Monte Carlo modeling and Castaings formula using energy dispersive x rays”, Journal of Electronic Imaging 2015; 24(6) 1-7, ISSN1017-9909, DOI: 10.1117/1.JEI.24.6.061105, ISI IF 0.85.

78.  N. A. Khan, K. S. Rahman, M. I. Kamaruzzaman, F. Haque, M. A. Islam, M. M. Alam, Z. A. Alothman, K. Sopian, N. Amin, “Effect of laser annealing on CdTe thin film deposited by thermal evaporation”, Chalcogenide Letters 2015;  12(4):191-201; ISI IF 1.184 & scopus.

79.  M.A.Islam, M.U.Khandaker, N.Amin, “Effect of deposition power in fabrication of highly efficient CdS:O/CdTe thin film solarcell by the magnetron sputtering technique”, Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing 2015, 40: 90-98, 10.1016/j.mssp.2015.06.052, ISI IF: 1.761.

80.   S. A. Shahahmadi, B. Yeganeh, N. Huda, N. Asim, M. Hafidz, M. M. Alam, Z. A. AlOthman, K. Sopian, and N. Amin, “Properties of a-SiGe Thin Films on Glass by Co- Sputtering for Photovoltaic Absorber Application”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2015, 15:9275-9280, 10.1166/jnn.2015.11412, ISI IF:1.339.

81.  M. A. Islam, K. S. Rahman, F. Haque, N.A. Khan, M. Akhtaruzzaman, M. M. Alam, H. Ruslan, K. Sopian, N. Amin, “Effect of Sn Doping on the Properties of Nano-Structured ZnO Thin Films Deposited by Co-Sputtering Technique”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2015, 15:9184-9191, DOI: 10.1166/jnn.2015.11416, ISI IF:1.339.

82.  N. Dhar, N. A. Khan, P. Chelvanathan, M. Akhtaruzzaman, M. M. Alam, Z. A. Alothman, K. Sopian, N. Amin, “A Comprehensive Study on Mo/CdTe Metal-Semiconductor Interface Deposited by Radio Frequency Magnetron Sputtering”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2015, 15:9291-9297, 10.1166/jnn.2015.11426,  ISI IF:1.339.

83.  Yulisa Yusoff, Puvaneswaran Chelvanathan, Qamar Huda, Md. Akhtaruzzaman, Mohammad M. Alam, Zeid A. Al-Othman, and Nowshad Amin, “High Quality CdS Thin Film Growth by Avoiding Anomalies in Chemical Bath Deposition for Large Area Thin Film Solar Cell Application”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2015, 15:9240-9245, 10.1166/jnn.2015.11414, ISI IF:1.339.

84.   Nima Khoshsirat, Nurul Amziah Md Yunus, Mohd Nizar Hamidon, Suhaidi Shafie, Nowshad Amin, “Analysis of absorber layer properties effect on CIGS solar cell performance using SCAPS”, Optik - International Journal for Light andElectron Optics: 126:681-686, 10.1016/j.ijleo.2015.02.037, ISI IF: 0.769.

85.  M.A. Islam, F. Haque, K.S. Rahman, N. Dhar, M.S. Hossain, Y. Sulaiman, N. Amin, “Effect of Oxidation on Structural, Optical and Electrical Propertied CdS Thin Films Grown by Sputtering”, Optik - International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, 126, 3177-3180, 10.1016/j.ijleo.2015.07.078, ISI IF: 0.769.

86.  Nima Khoshsirat, Nurul Amziah Md Yunus, Mohd Nizar Hamidon, Suhaidi Shafie and Nowshad Amin, “Analysis of Absorber and Buffer Layer Band Gap Grading on CIGS Thin Film Solar Cell Performance Using SCAPS”, Pertanika Journal of Science and Technology; 23(2)241-250, ISSN: 0128-7680. SCOPUS.

87.  Idris M.I., Amin N., Azam M.A., Salehuddin F., Ghani Z.A., “Fabrication and analysis of micro contact based probe cell for IC testing”, Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 10(4)376-384, ISSN:2040-7459. SCOPUS.

88.  Arash Aghigh, Vahid Alizadeh, H.Y. Wong, Md. Shabiul Islam, Nowshad Amin, Mukter Zaman, “Recent advances in utilization of graphene for filtration and desalination of water: A review”, Desalination; 365:389-397, ISSN:0011-9164. ISI IF: 3.960.

89.  Zaihasraf Zakaria, Puvaneswaran Chelvanathan, Mohammad Junaebur Rashid, Md Akhtaruzzaman, Mohammad Mezbaul Alam, Zeid Abdullah Al-Othman, Abdulrahman Alamoud, Kamaruzzaman Sopian and Nowshad Amin, “Effects of sulfurization temperature on Cu2ZnSnS4 thin film deposited by single source thermal evaporation method”, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics 2015, 54(8S1)1-5; ISSN:0021-4922, dx.doi.org/10.7567/JJAP.54.08KC18, ISI IF: 1.057.

90.  P. Chelvanathan, Y. Yusoff, F. Haque, M. Akhtaruzzaman, M.M. Alam, Z.A. Alothman, M.J. Rashid, K. Sopian, N. Amin , “Growth and Characterization of RF-Sputtered ZnS Thin Film Deposited at Various Substrate Temperatures for Photovoltaic Application” ( DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2014.08.155);  Applied Surface Science 334 (2015) 138–144; Elsevier Publication ( ISSN: 0169-4332). ISI IF:  2.538.

 

91.  P. Chelvanathan, Z. Zakaria, Y. Yusoff, M. Akhtaruzzaman, M.M. Alam,M.A. Alghoul, K. Sopian, N. Amin , “Annealing Effect in Structural and Electrical Properties of Sputtered Mo Thin Film” (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2014.08.154);  Applied Surface Science 334 (2015) 129–137; Elsevier Publication ( ISSN: 0169-4332). ISI IF:  2.538.