Publications


2017
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Mesoscale Functional Imaging of Materials for Photovoltaics – INVITED PERSPECTIVE
E. M. Tennyson*, J. M. Howard*, M. S. Leite
ACS Energy Letters, in press
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Near-Field Optical Properties of Fully Alloyed Noble Metal Nanoparticles
C. Gong*, M. R. Dias*, G. Wessler*, J. Taillon, L. Salamanca-Riba, M.S. Leite
Advanced Optical Materials 5, 1600568 (2017).
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Real-Time Nanoscale Open-Circuit Voltage Dynamics of Perovskite Solar Cells
J. L. Garrett, E. M. Tennyson*, M. Hu, J. Huang, J. N. Munday, and M. S. Leite
Nano Letters. 17, 2554 (2017)

2016
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Dielectric Micro-Resonator Arrays for Advanced Anti-Reflection Coatings
D. Ha, C. Gong*, M. S. Leite, J. N. Munday
ACS Appl. Materials and Interfaces 8, 24536 (2016)
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Imaging and Analysis of Encapsulated Objects through Self-Assembled Electron and Optically Transparent Graphene Oxide Membranes
A. Yulaev*, A. Lipatov, A. X. Lu, A. Sinitskii, M. S. Leite, and A. Kolmakov
Advanced Materials Interfaces 4, 1600734 (2016).
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Noble Metal Alloys for Plasmonics
C. Gong*, M. S. Leite
ACS Photonics 3, 507 (2016)
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Photovoltage Tomography in Polycrystalline Solar Cells
E. M. Tennyson*, J. A. Frantz, J. M. Howard*, W. B. Gunnarsson*, J. D. Myers, R. Y. Bekele, S.-M. Na, M. S. Leite
ACS Energy Letters 1, 899 (2016)
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Toward Clean Suspended CVD Graphene
A. Yulaev*, G. Cheng, A. R. H. Walker, I. V. Vlassiouk, A. Myers, M. S. Leite, and A. Kolmakov
RCS Advances 6, 83954 (2016)
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2015
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Mapping the Performance of Solar Cells with Nanoscale Resolution – INVITED
E. M. Tennyson*, M. S. Leite
SPIE Newsroom. DOI: 10.1117/2.1201509.006097 (2015)
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Nanoimaging of Open-Circuit Voltage in Photovoltaic Devices
E. M. Tennyson*, J. L. Garrett, C. Gong, J. A. Frantz, J. D. Myers, R. Y. Bekele, J. S. Sanghera, J. N. Munday, M. S. Leite
Adv. Energy Materials 5, 1501142 (2015)
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Surface/Interface Effects on High-Performance Thin-Film All-Solid-State Li-Ion Batteries
C. Gong*, D. Ruzmetov, A. Pearse, D. Ma, J. N. Munday, G. Rubloff, A. A. Talin, and M. S. Leite
ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 7, 26007 (2015)
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2014
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Insights From In-Situ Electron Microscopy into Capacity Loss Mechanisms in Li-Ion Batteries with Al Anodes
M. S. Leite, D. Ruzmetov, Z. Li, L. Bendersky, A. Kolmakov, N. Bartelt, and A. Alec Talin
J. Materials Chem. A 2, 20552 (2014)
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Mapping the Local Photo-Electronic Properties of Polycrystalline Solar Cells through Laser-Beam-Induced Current Microscopy
M. S. Leite, M. Abashin, H. Lezec, A. Gianfrancesco*, A. Talin, and N. Zhitenev
IEEE J. of Photovoltaics 4, 311 (2014)
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Nanoscale Imaging of Photocurrent and Efficiency in CdTe Solar Cells
M. S. Leite, M. Abashin, H. J. Lezec, A. Gianfrancesco*, A. A. Talin, and N. B. Zhitenev
ACS Nano 8, 11883 (2014)
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2013
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Local Electrical Characterization of Cadmium Telluride Solar Cells using Low-Energy Electron Beam
H. P. Yoon, P. M. Haney, D. Ruzmetov, H. Xu, M. S. Leite, B. H. Hamadani, A. A. Talin, and N. B. Zhitenev
Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 117, 499 (2013)
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Towards an all Lattice-Matched Triple-Junction Solar Cell with Efficiency >50%
M. S. Leite, R. L. Woo, J. N. Munday, W. D. Hong, S. Mesropian, D. C. Law, and H. A. Atwater
Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 033901 (2013)
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2012
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Intermixing During Ripening in Ge-Si Incoherent Epitaxial Nanocrystals
M. S. Leite, T. I. Kamins, R. Stanley Williams, and G. Medeiros-Ribeiro
J. Phys. Chem. C. 116, 901 (2012)
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2011
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Wafer-Scale Strain Engineering of Ultrathin Semiconductor Crystalline Layers
M.S. Leite, E. C. Warmann, G. M. Kimball, Stanley P. Burgos, D. M. Callahan, and H. A. Atwater.
Adv. Materials 23, 3801 (2011)
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Wide Band Gap InAlAs Solar Cell for an Alternative Multijunction Approach
M. S. Leite, R. L. Woo, W. D. Hong, D. C. Law, and H. A. Atwater
Appl. Phys. Lett. 98, 093502 (2011)
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2009
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Control of Si/Ge Intermixing During Ge Islands Growth
M. S. Leite, T. I. Kamins, and G. Medeiros-Ribeiro
Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 053118 (2009)
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Revealing Quantitative 3D Chemical Arrangement on Ge-Si Nanostructures
L. A. Montoro, M. S. Leite, D. Biggemann, F.G. Peternella, K.J. Batenburg, G. Medeiros-Ribeiro, and A.J. Ramirez
J. Phys. Chem. C. 113, 9018 (2009)
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2008
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Evolution of Thermodynamic Potentials in Closed and Open Nanocrystalline Systems: Ge-Si:Si(001) Islands
M. S. Leite, A. Malachias, S. W. Kycia, T. Kamins, R. Stan Williams, G. Medeiros-Ribeiro
Phys. Rev Lett. 100, 226101 (2008)
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Reactive Epitaxy of Metallic Hafnium Silicide Nanocrystals
G. A. Fiorentini, M. S. Leite, V. L. Pimentel, L. A. Montoro, A. J. Ramirez, and G. Medeiros-Ribeiro
Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 013107 (2008)
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2007
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Alloying Mechanisms for Epitaxial Nanocrystals
M. S. Leite, G. Medeiros-Ribeiro, T. I. Kamins, and R. Stanley Williams
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 165901 (2007)
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2006
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X-Ray Diffraction Mapping of Strain Fields and Chemical Composition of SiGe:Si(001) Quantum Dot Molecules
M. S. Leite, J. Gray, R. Hull, J. Floro, R. M. Paniago, and G. Medeiros-Ribeiro
Phys. Rev. B. Rap. Comm. 73, 121308 (2006)
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2004
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Structural Effects on Au and Ag Colloidal Nanoparticles
M. S. Leite, V. Rodrigues, and D. Zanchet
Progress in Colloids and Polymer Science. 128, 131 (2004)
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Refereed Conference Proceedings

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Mapping Voc in Polycrystalline Solar Cells with Nanoscale Spatial Resolution
E. M. Tennyson*, J. L. Garrett, J. N. Munday, M. S. Leite
43rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference pages: 2289-2291 (2016). DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2016.7750044..
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Imaging EQE in CIGS solar cells with high spatial resolution
E. M. Tennyson*, J. A. Frantz, J. D. Myers, J. S. Sanghera, R. Y. Bekele, S.-M. Na, and M. S. Leite
42th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference pages: 1-4 (2015). DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2015.7355591.
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Assessing Local Voltage in CIGS Solar Cells by Nanoscale Resolved Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy and Sub-Micron Photoluminescence
E. M. Tennyson*, J. L. Garrett, C. Gong*, J. A. Frantz, J. D. Myers, R. Y. Bekele, J. S. Sanghera, J. N. Munday, M. S. Leite.
40th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference Proc. pages: 0691-0694 (2014). DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2014.6925014.
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Structural and Electronic Characteristics of Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Thin Films Sputtered from Quaternary Targets
J. A. Frantz, R.Y. Bekele, J. D. Myers, V. Q. Nguyen, J. S. Sanghera, S. I. Maximenko, M. Gonzalez, J. G. Tischler, R. J. Walters, M. S. Leite, A. Bruce, S. V. Frolov, and M. Cyrus
38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference Proc. pages: 003098 - 003101 (2012). DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2012.6318236.
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High-Resolution Local Current Measurement of CdTe Solar Cells
H. P. Yoon, D. Ruzmetov, P. M. Haney, M. S. Leite, B. H. Hamadani, A. A. Talin, and N. B. Zhitenev
38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference Proc. pages: 003217 - 003219 (2012). DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2012.6318262
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Device Modeling of an Optimized Monolithic All Lattice-Matched 3-Junction Solar Cell with Efficiency > 50%
M. S. Leite and H. A. Atwater
38th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference Proc. pages: 2071-2075 (2012). DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2012.6318006.
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Photovoltaic Efficiencies in Lattice-Matched III-V Multi-junction Solar Cells with Unconventional Lattice Parameters
E. C. Warmann, M. S. Leite, and H. A. Atwater
37th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference Proc. pages: 000570-000574 (2011). DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2011.6186019
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InAlAs Epitaxial Growth for Wide Band Gap Solar Cells
M. S. Leite, R. L. Woo, W. D. Hong, D. C. Law, and H. A. Atwater
37th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference Proc. pages: 000780 - 000783 (2011). DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2011.6186070
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First Demonstration of Monolithic InP-Based InAlAs/InGaAsP/InGaAs Triple Junction Solar Cells
R. L. Woo, W. D. Hong, M. S. Leite, D. C. Law and H. A. Atwater
37th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference Proc. pages: 000295 - 000298 (2011). DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2011.6185903
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Electrically Pumped Supermode Si/InGaAsP Hybrid Lasers
S. K. Sun, M. J. Shearn, A. Zadok, M. S. Leite, S. T. Steger, H. A. Atwater, A. Scherer, and A. Yariv
IEEE CLEO/QELS pages: 1-2 (2010). DOI: 10.1364/CLEO.2010.CTuO6.
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Chemical Nano-Tomography of Self-Assembled Ge-Si:Si(001) Islands From Quantitative High Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy
L. A. Montoro, M. S. Leite, D. Biggemann, F. G. Peternella, K. J. Batenburg, G. Medeiros-Ribeiro, and A. J. Ramirez
Materials Research Society Symposium Proc. 1184, 131 (2009). DOI: 10.1557/PROC-1184-HH01-09.
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Increased Cell Efficiency in InGaAs Thin Film Solar Cells with Dielectric Back Reflectors
K. Aydin, M. S. Leite, and H. A. Atwater
34th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference Proc. pages: 001713-001717 (2009). DOI: 10.1109/PVSC.2009.5411432
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