• 1911 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
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photodiodes Physics & Astronomy
Carrier concentration Engineering & Materials Science
Temperature Engineering & Materials Science
Defects Engineering & Materials Science

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Projects 2018 2018


Li, J. V.


Project: Research project

Research Output 1996 2019

  • 1911 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
  • 70 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

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
6 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of Back-Contact Interface Recombination in Thin-Film Solar Cells

Paul, S., Grover, S., Repins, I. L., Keyes, B. M., Contreras, M. A., Ramanathan, K., Noufi, R., Zhao, Z., Liao, F. & Li, J. V., 2018 May 1, In : IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. 8, 3, p. 871-878 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Volatile organic compounds
volatile organic compounds
solar cells
Open circuit voltage
3 Citations (Scopus)

Electrical and optical characterization of CdTe solar cells with CdS and CdSe buffers - A comparative study

Mia, M. D., Swartz, C. H., Paul, S., Sohal, S., Grice, C. R., Yan, Y., Holtz, M. & Li, J. V., 2018 Sep 1, In : Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B: Nanotechnology and Microelectronics. 36, 5, 052904.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solar cells
solar cells
Buffer layers