A Solar Green Earth

Visioned by Nowshad Amin

Books/book Chapters:

  1. Mohammad Shakeri and Nowshad Amin; Transformation of Conventional Houses to Smart Homes by Adopting Demand Response Program in Smart Grid, Smart Microgrids, Majid Nayeripour, Eberhard Waffenschmidt and Mostafa Kheshti, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.74780. Available from: (July 11th 2018) https://www.intechopen.com/books/smart-microgrids/transformation-of-conventional-houses-to-smart-homes-by-adopting-demand-response-program-in-smart-gr 

  2. Nowshad Amin, Seyed Ahmad Shahahmadi, Puvaneswaran Chelvanathan, Kazi Sajedur Rahman, Mohammad Istiaque Hossain, Md. Akhtaruzzaman (2017). Solar Photovoltaic Technologies: From Inception towards the Most Reliable Energy Resource. In book: Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences, December 2017.

  3. Nowshad Amin, Jamilah Husna and Mohammad Mezbaul Alam (2016); Book Chapter titled “ZnO Thin Films: The Most Potential Semiconductor Material as Buffer Layers in Thin Film Solar Cells” in book “Two-Dimensional Nanostructures for Energy-Related Applications. Published by CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group. ISBN: 9781498732932.

  4. Nowshad Amin and Kazi Sajedur Rahman (2016), Book Chapter titled “Close Spaced Sublimation (CSS): A Customisable, Low Cost, High Yield Deposition System for Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) Thin Film Solar Cells” in Book Modern Technologies for Creating the Thin-film Systems and Coatings, INTECH 2016, ISBN: 978-953-51-3003-1. DOI: dx.doi.org/10.5772/66040.

  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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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 From: http://www.intechopen.com/articles/show/title/uwb-technology-for-wsn-applications.

  9. 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.

Refereed International Journals (Descending Order):


  1. Khan, M.F., Hamid, A.H., Bari, M.A., Tajudin, A.B.A., Latif, M.T., Nadzir, M.S.M., Sahani, M., Wahab, M.I.A., Yusup, Y., Maulud, K., N.A. and Yusoff, M.F., 2019. Airborne particles in the city center of Kuala Lumpur: Origin, potential driving factors, and deposition flux in human respiratory airways. Science of The Total Environment, 650, pp.1195-1206. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.09.072

  2. Alghoul, M.A., Hammadi, F.Y., Amin, N. and Asim, N., 2018. The role of existing infrastructure of fuel stations in deploying solar charging systems, electric vehicles and solar energy: A preliminary analysis. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Volume 137, December 2018, Pages 317-326; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2018.06.040

  3. Hossain, M.S., Rahman, K.S., Islam, M.A., Akhtaruzzaman, M., Misran, H., Alghoul, M.A. and Amin, N., 2018. Growth optimization of ZnxCd1-xS films on ITO and FTO coated glass for alternative buffer application in CdTe thin film solar cells. Optical Materials, 86, pp.270-277. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.optmat.2018.09.045

  4. Jamal, M.S., Bashar, M.S., Hasan, A.M., Almutairi, Z.A., Alharbi, H.F., Alharthi, N.H., Karim, M.R., Misran, H., Amin, N., Sopian, K.B. and Akhtaruzzaman, M., 2018. Fabrication techniques and morphological analysis of perovskite absorber layer for high-efficiency perovskite solar cell: A review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 98, pp.469-488; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2018.09.016

  5. Samsudin, N., Ferdaous, M.T., Shahahmadi, S.A., Mustafa, S.N., Akhtaruzzaman, M., Sopian, K., Chelvanathan, P. and Amin, N., 2018. Deposition and Characterization of RF-Sputtered-Ta 2 O 5 Thin Films for O 2 Reduction Reaction in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells (PEMFC). Optik, Volume 170, October 2018, Pages 295-303; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijleo.2018.05.106

  6. E.S. Hossain, P. Chelvanathan, A. Shahahmadi, M.T. Ferdaous, B. Bais, S.K. Tiong, N. Amin, Effects of sulfurization temperature on structural, morphological and optoelectronic properties of CTS thin film solar cells, Vol. 15, No. 10, October 2018, p.499–507; DOI: http://www.chalcogen.ro/499_HossainES.pdf

  7. Aris, K.A., Rahman, K.S., Ali, A.M., Bais, B., Yahya, I.B., Akhtaruzzaman, M., Misran, H., Abdullah, S.F., Alghoul, M.A. and Amin, N., 2018. A comparative study on thermally and laser annealed copper and silver doped CdTe thin film solar cells. Solar Energy, 173, pp.1-6. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2018.07.009

  8. Ali, A.M., Yusoff, Y., Ali, L.M., Misran, H., Akhtaruzzaman, M., Alghoul, M.A., Sopian, K., Radiman, S. and Amin, N., 2018. Synthesis of sphere-like-crystal CdS powder and thin films using chemical residue in chemical bath deposition (CBD) for thin film solar cell application. Solar Energy, 173, pp.120-125, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2018.07.031

  9. Khan, N.A., Rahman, K.S., Aris, K.A., Ali, A.M., Misran, H., Akhtaruzzaman, M., Tiong, S.K. and Amin, N., 2018. Effect of laser annealing on thermally evaporated CdTe thin films for photovoltaic absorber application. Solar Energy, 173, pp.1051-1057; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2018.08.023

  10. Alghoul, M.A., Shahahmadi, S.A., Yeganeh, B., Asim, N., Elbreki, A.M., Sopian, K., Tiong, S.K. and Amin, N., 2018. A review of thermoelectric power generation systems: Roles of existing test rigs/prototypes and their associated cooling units on output performance. Energy Conversion and Management, 174, pp.138-156, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2018.08.019

  11. Mohammad Shakeri, Mohsen Shayestegan, SM Salim Reza, Iskandar Yahya, Badariah Bais, Md Akhtaruzzaman, Kamaruzzaman Sopian, Nowshad Amin, “Implementation of a novel home energy management system (HEMS) architecture with solar photovoltaic system as supplementary source”, Renewable Energy, Volume 125, September 2018, Pages 108-120; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2018.01.114

  12. Yusoff, Y., Chelvanathan, P., Kamaruddin, N., Akhtaruzzaman, M. and Amin, N. “A Low Cost and Single Source Atmospheric Pressure Vapor Phase Epitaxy of ZnS for Thin Film Photovoltaic Applications”, Materials Letters, Volume 221, 15 June 2018, Pages 216-219; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2018.03.096

  13. Sapeli, M.M.I., Ferdaous, M.T., Shahahmadi, S.A., Sopian, K., Chelvanathan, P. and Amin, N. “Effects of Cr Doping in the Structural and Optoelectronic Properties of Cu 2 ZnSnS 4 (CZTS) Thin Film by Magnetron Co-Sputtering”, Materials Letters, Volume 221, 15 June 2018, Pages 22-25; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2018.03.056

  14. Ferdaous, M.T., Chelvanathan, P., Shahahmadi, S.A., Sapeli, M.M.I., Sopian, K. and Amin, N. “Compositional Disparity in Cu 2 ZnSnS 4 (CZTS) Thin Film Deposited by RF-Sputtering from a Single Quaternary Compound Target”, Materials Letters, Volume 221, 15 June 2018, Pages 201-205; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2018.03.098

  15. Chelvanathan, P., Shahahmadi, S.A., Ferdaous, M.T., Sapeli, M.M.I., Sopian, K. and Amin, N. “Controllable formation of MoS2 via preferred crystallographic orientation modulation of DC-sputtered Mo thin film” Materials Letters, Volume 219, 15 May 2018, Pages 174-177; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2018.02.087

  16. Chowdhury, T.H., Ferdaous, M.T., Wadi, M.A.A., Chelvanathan, P., Amin, N., Islam, A., Kamaruddin, N., Zin, M.I.M., Ruslan, M.H., Sopian, K.B. and Akhtaruzzaman, M. 2018. Prospects of Ternary Cd 1− x Zn x S as an Electron Transport Layer and Associated Interface Defects in a Planar Lead Halide Perovskite Solar Cell via Numerical Simulation. Journal of Electronic Materials, 47(5), pp.3051-3058; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11664-018-6154-4

  17. Mohsen Shayestegan, Mohammad Shakeri, Hamza Abunima, S.M. Salim Reza, M Akhtaruzzaman, Badariah Bais, Sohif Mat, Kamaruzzaman Sopian, Nowshad Amin, “An overview on prospects of new generation single-phase transformerless inverters for grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) systems”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 82, Part 1, February 2018, Pages 515-530; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2017.09.055.

  18. Ejarder Sabbir Hossain, Puvaneswaran Chelvanathan, Seyed Ahmad Shahahmadi, Kamaruzzaman Sopian, Badariah Bais, Nowshad Amin, “Performance assessment of Cu2SnS3 (CTS) based thin film solar cells by AMPS-1D”, Current Applied Physics, Volume 18, Issue 1, January 2018, Pages 79-89; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cap.2017.10.009.

  19. A. K. M. Hasan, T. H. Chowdury, A. Islam, M. S. Jamal, A. A. Wadi, M. I. M. Zin, N. Amin, M. Akhtaruzzaman, M. A. A. Wadi, “Effect of π-electron system in organic dyes for dye-sensitized solar cells”, Journal of Sustainability Science and Management, 12(2), 103-111, (2017).

  20. M.A. Alghoul, Amer Ali, F.V. Kannanaikal, N. Amin, A.A. Aljaafar, Mohammed Kadhim, K. Sopian, “Effect of Different Solar Radiation Data Sources on the Variation of Techno-Economic Feasibility of PV Power System”, MATEC Web of Conferences, E3S Web Conf., 23, 01007 (2017).

  21. M.A. Alghoul, Amer Ali, F.V. Kannanaikal, N. Amin, K. Sopian, “Concise Approach for Determining the Optimal Annual Capacity Shortage Percentage using Techno-Economic Feasibility Parameters of PV Power System”, MATEC Web of Conferences, E3S Web Conf., 23, 07003 (2017).

  22. Huda Abdullah, Savisha Mahalingam, Masrianis Ahmad, Izamarlina Asshaari, Nowshad Amin, Iskandar Yahya, Brian Yuliarto, “Influence of annealing temperature on In2O3 – SWCNTs (0.1 wt%) in DSSCs”, Malaysian Journal of Catalysis, Vol 3, No 1 (2018).

  23. P. Chelvanathan, S.A. Shahahmadi, F. Arith, K. Sobayel, M. Aktharuzzaman, K. Sopian, F.H. Alharbi, N. Tabet, N. Amin, “Effects of RF magnetron sputtering deposition process parameters on the properties of molybdenum thin films”, Thin Solid Films, Volume 638, 30 September 2017, Pages 213-219; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tsf.2017.07.057.

  24. Iskandar Yahya, LEE LI THENG, Seri Mastura Mustaza, Huda Abdullah, Nowshad Amin, “Characterization of Transparent Conducting Carbon Nanotube Thin Films Prepared via Different Methods”, Sains Malaysiana, 46(7)(2017): 1103–1109; DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17576/jsm-2017-4607-13.

  25. M.R. Karim, M.T. Raza, Z.A. Othman, H.A. Alturaif, N. Amin, “Fabrication of ultra-thin CdTe layers by the close-spaced sublimation techniques for CdTe/CdS solar cells”, Chalcogenide Letters, Vol. 14, No. 10, October 2017, p. 425 – 429; DOI: http://www.chalcogen.ro/425_Karim.pdf.

  26. Nurhafiza Kamaruddin, Yulisa Yusoff, Towhid Hossain, Nowshad Amin, Md Akhtaruzzaman, “Surface morphological properties of CdxZn(1-x)S thin films deposited by low-cost atmospheric pressure metal organic chemical vapour deposition technique (AP-MOCVD)”, IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 271 (2017) 012063; DOI:10.1088/1757-899X/271/1/012063.

  27. M.A. Islam, K.S. Rahman, K. Sobayel, T. Enam, A.M. Ali, M. Zaman, M. Akhtaruzzaman & N. Amin, “Fabrication of high efficiency sputtered CdS:O/CdTe thin film solar cells from window/absorber layer growth optimization in magnetron sputtering”, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 172: 384-393, 2017. (IF= 4.78)

  28. Ali M. Humada, Ashty M. Aaref, Hussein M. Hamada, Mohd Herwan Sulaiman, Nowshad Amin, Saad Mekhilef, “Modeling and characterization of a grid-connected photovoltaic system under tropical climate conditions”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, In press (Available online 30 August 2017); ISSN: 1364-0321; DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2017.08.053.

  29. Sumair F. Ahmed, M. Khalid, Nowshad Amin, W. Rashmi, “Investigation of rheological and corrosion properties of graphene-based eutectic salt”, Journal of Materials Science, Article in press, (online on 5 Sept. 2017)

  30. Priyanka R. Jagadish, Mohammad Khalid, Nowshad Amin, Lau Phei Li and Andy Chan, “Process optimisation for n-type Bi2Te3 films electrodeposited on flexible recycled carbon fibre using response surface methodology”, Journal of Materials Science, Volume 52, Issue 19, pp 11467-11481. ISSN: 0022-2461 (2017)

  31. F. M. T. Enam, K.S. Rahman, M. I. Kamaruzzaman, K. Sobayel, M. Aktharuzzaman, N. Amin, “An Investigation On Structural And Electrical Properties Of Close-Spaced Sublimation Grown CdTe Thin Films In Different Growth Conditions”, Chalcogenide Letters 14(4) 125 – 131; ISSN: 1584-8663 (2017); IF: 0.700.

  32. Puvaneswaran Chelvanathan, Kazi S. Rahman, Mohammad I. Hossain, c, Haroon Rashid, Norazlynda Samsudin, Siti Nurlieza Mustafa, Badariah Bais, Md Akhtaruzzaman, Nowshad Amin, “Growth of MoOx nanobelts from molybdenum bi-layer thin films for thin film solar cell application”, Thin Solid Films 621 (2017) 240 – 246; DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2016.10.039; (IF: 1.88).

  33. F.M.T. Enam, K.S. Rahman, M.I. Kamaruzzaman, K. Sobayel, P. Chelvanathan, B. Bais, M. Akhtaruzzaman, A.R.M. Alamoud, N. Amin, “Design prospects of cadmium telluride/silicon (CdTe/Si) tandem solar cells from numerical simulation”, International Journal for Light and Electron Optics 139 (2017)397 – 406; ISSN: 0030-4026; DOI: 10.1016/j.ijleo.2017.03.106 (IF: 0.84)

  34. Ameen M. Ali, K.S. Rahman, Lamya M. Ali, M. Akhtaruzzaman, K. Sopian, S. Radiman, N. Amin, “A computational study on the energy bandgap engineering in performance enhancement of CdTe thin film solar cells”, Results in Physics 7 (2017)1066–1072; Elsevier Publication; ISSN: 2211-3797; DOI: 10.1016/j.rinp.2017.02.032. (IF:0.95)

  35. Mohammad Shakeri, Mohsen Shayestegan, Hamza Abunima, S.M. Salim Reza, M. Akhtaruzzaman, A.R.M. Alamoud, Kamaruzzaman Sopian, Nowshad Amin, “An intelligent system architecture in home energy management systems (HEMS) for efficient demand response in smart grid”, Energy and Buildings 138 (2017) 154 – 164; Elsevier Publication; ISSN: 0378-7788; DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.12.026. (IF:2.973)

  36. S.A. Shahahmadi, A. Aizan, B. Bais, M. Akhtaruzzaman, A.R.M. Alamoud, N. Amin, “Ge-rich SiGe thin film deposition by co-sputtering in in-situ and ex-situ solid phase crystallization for photovoltaic applications”, Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing 56 (2016), pp. 160-165, Elsevier Publications. DOI information: 10.1016/j.mssp.2016.08.005. (IF: 1.955)

  37. Angelina F. Ambrose, Abul Quasem Al-Amin, Rajah Rasiah, R. Saidur, Nowshad Amin, “Prospects for introducing hydrogen fuel cell vehicles in Malaysia”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 42(14)9125-9134 (April 2017); ISSN: 0360-3199; DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2016.05.122; IF:3.313.

  38. M. K. Mat Desa, S. Sepeai, A.W. Azhari, K. Sopian, M.Y. Sulaiman. N. Amin and S.H. Zaidi, “Silicon back contact solar cell configuration: A path way towards higher efficiency”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 60 (2016) 1516-1532. Elsevier Publication. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.2598.6962. IF:5.901.

  39. Towhid H Chowdhury, Ashraful Islam, AK Mahmud Hasan, M Terdi, M Arunakumari, Surya Prakash Singh, Md Alam, Idriss M Bedja, Mohd Hafidz Ruslan, Kamaruzzaman Sopian, Nowshad Amin, Md Akhtaruzzaman, “Prospects of Graphene as a Potential Carrier‐Transport Material in Third‐Generation Solar Cells”, (DOI: 10.1002/tcr.201500206), The Chemical Record 16 (2016)614 – 632; ISSN: 1527-8999 (IF: 5.492).

  40. 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.

  41. 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.

  42. 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.

  43. 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.

  44. 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.

  45. 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.

  46. 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.

  47. 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.

  48. 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.

  49. 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.

  50. 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.

  51. 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.

  52. M. A. Islam, M.U.Khandaker, N.Amin, “Effect of deposition power in fabrication of highly efficient CdS:O/CdTe thin film solar cell 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.

  53. 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.

  54. 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.

  55. 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.

  56. 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.

  57. 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.

  58. Samia Ahmed Nadi, Puvaneswaran Chelvanathan, Zaihasraf Zakaria, Mohammad Mezbaul Alam, Zeid A. Alothman, Kamaruzzaman Sopian, and Nowshad Amin, “Post deposition 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.

  59. 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

  60. 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.

  61. 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.

  62. 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.

  63. 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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/652695. (ISI IF:2.663 & SCOPUS)

  64. 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 

  65. 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. DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2013.04.067.

  66. 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).

  67. 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.

  68. 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.

  69. 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.

  70. 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.

  71. 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.

  72. 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.

  73. 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.

  74. 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.

  75. 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.

  76. 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.

  77. 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.

  78. 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

  79. 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.

  80. 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.

  81. 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.

  82. 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.

  83. 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.403-408.5092. ISI & SCOPUS.

  84. 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.

  85. 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.

  86. 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.

  87. 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.

  88. 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.

  89. 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.

  90. 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.

  91. 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.

  92. 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.

  93. 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.

  94. 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.

  95. 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.

  96. 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.

  97. 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.

  98. 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.

  99. 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.
  100. 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.

  101. 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.

  102. 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.

  103. 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.

  104. 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.

  105. 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.

  106. 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.

  107. 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.

  108. 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).

  109. 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.

  110. 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.

  111. 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.

  112. 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.

  113. 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.

  114. 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.

  115. 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.

  116. 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.

  117. 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.

  118. 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.

  119. 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.

  120. 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.

  121. 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.

  122. 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.

  123. 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.

  124. 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.

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

  126. 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.

  127. 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.

  128. 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.

  129. 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.

  130. 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.