• 1977 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
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Personal profile


  • 2005 PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Urbana-Champaign

Research Interests

  • Photovoltaics Solar Energy
  • Mechano-Opto-Thermo-Electronically Coupled Sensing


  • 2017/08 ~ present National Cheng Kung University, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Associate Professor Tainan, Taiwan
  • 2015/08 ~ 2017/08 Texas State University Associate Professor San Marcos, TX USA
  • 2017/05 ~ 2017/07 Air-Force Research Lab (Wright-Patterson AFB) Visiting Professor Dayton, OH USA
  • 2007/09 ~ 2015/08 National Renewable Enerby Lab, US Department of Energy, Senior Scientist Golden, CO USA
  • 2004/09 ~ 2007/09 Jet Propulsion Lab, NASA/Caltech Research Engineer Pasadena, CA USA
  • 1997/06 ~ 2002/01 National Instruments Co Electrical Engineer Austin, TX USA

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Solar cells Engineering & Materials Science
solar cells Physics & Astronomy
Heterojunctions Engineering & Materials Science
Open circuit voltage Engineering & Materials Science
photodiodes Physics & Astronomy
Carrier concentration Engineering & Materials Science
Defects Engineering & Materials Science
Temperature Engineering & Materials Science

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Projects 2018 2018


Li, J. V.


Project: Research project

Research Output 1996 2019

  • 1977 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
  • 73 Article
  • 47 Conference contribution
  • 4 Conference article
  • 1 Comment/debate

Buffer/absorber interface recombination reduction and improvement of back-contact barrier height in CdTe solar cells

Paul, S., Swartz, C., Sohal, S., Grice, C., Bista, S. S., Li, D. B., Yan, Y., Holtz, M. & Li, J. V., 2019 Sep 1, In : Thin Solid Films. 685, p. 385-392 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solar cells
solar cells
1 Citation (Scopus)

Carrier transport properties in a thin-film Cu 2 ZnSnSe 4 solar cell

Paul, S., Gulyas, I., Repins, I. L., Mou, S. & Li, J. V., 2019 Apr 1, In : Thin Solid Films. 675, p. 103-108 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carrier transport
Transport properties
Solar cells
solar cells
transport properties

Influences of buffer material and fabrication atmosphere on the electrical properties of CdTe solar cells

Awni, R. A., Li, D. B., Song, Z., Bista, S. S., Razooqi, M. A., Grice, C. R., Chen, L., Liyanage, G. K., Li, C., Phillips, A. B., Heben, M. J., Ellingson, R. J., Li, J. V. & Yan, Y., 2019 Dec 1, In : Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications. 27, 12, p. 1115-1123 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cadmium telluride
cadmium tellurides
Solar cells
Electric properties
1 Citation (Scopus)

Investigation of metal-insulator-semiconductor diode with alpha-Ga2O3 insulating layer by liquid phase deposition

Hsieh, Y. S., Li, C. Y., Lin, C. M., Wang, N. F., Li, J. V. & Houng, M., 2019 Sep 1, In : Thin Solid Films. 685, p. 414-419 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Semiconductor diodes
semiconductor diodes
MIS (semiconductors)
liquid phases

Measurement of band offsets and shunt resistance in CdTe solar cells through temperature and intensity dependence of open circuit voltage and photoluminescence

Swartz, C. H., Rab, S. R., Paul, S., van Hest, M. F. A. M., Dou, B., Luther, J. M., Pach, G. F., Grice, C. R., Li, D., Bista, S. S., LeBlanc, E. G., Reese, M. O., Holtz, M. W., Myers, T. H., Yan, Y. & Li, J. V., 2019 Sep 1, In : Solar Energy. 189, p. 389-397 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open circuit voltage
Solar cells
Ohmic contacts