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COLOMBARA Diego

Main Referenced Co-authors
DALE, Phillip  (22)
Peter, Laurence M. (9)
CROSSAY, Alexandre  (7)
SIEBENTRITT, Susanne  (6)
Valle, Nathalie (6)
Main Referenced Keywords
Photoelectrochemistry (5); Photovoltaics (5); Solar cell (4); Electrodeposition (3); Semiconductor (3);
Main Referenced Disciplines
Physics (18)
Chemistry (12)
Physical, chemical, mathematical & earth Sciences: Multidisciplinary, general & others (9)
Energy (1)
Materials science & engineering (1)

Publications (total 33)

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Colombara, D., Delsante, S., Borzone, G., Mitchels, J. M., Molloy, K. C., Thomas, L. H., Mendis, B. G., Cummings, C. Y., Marken, F., & Peter, L. M. (01 February 2013). Crystal growth of Cu2ZnSnS4 solar cell absorber by chemical vapor transport with I2. Journal of Crystal Growth, 364, 101-110. doi:10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2012.11.037 https://hdl.handle.net/10993/508

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Burton, L. A., Colombara, D., Abellon, R. D., Grozema, F. C., Peter, L. M., Savenije, T. J., Dennler, G., & Walsh, A. (27 November 2013). Synthesis, Characterization, and Electronic Structure of Single-Crystal SnS, Sn2S3, and SnS2. Chemistry of Materials, 25 (24), 4908-4916. doi:10.1021/cm403046m https://hdl.handle.net/10993/14486

Colombara, D., Elanzeery, H., Nicoara, N., Sharma, D., Claro, M., Schwartz, T., Koprek, A., Wolter, M., Melchiorre, M., Sood, M., Valle, N., Bondarchuk, O., Babbe, F., Spindler, C., Cojocaru-Miredin, O., Raabe, D., Dale, P., Sadewasser, S., & Siebentritt, S. (2020). Chemical instability at chalcogenide surfaces impacts chalcopyrite devices well beyond the surface. Nature Communications. doi:10.1038/s41467-020-17434-8
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Correia, D., Siopa, D., Colombara, D., Tombolato, S., Salomé, P. M. P., Abderrafi, K., Anacleto, P., Dale, P., & Sadewasser, S. (2019). Area-selective electrodeposition of micro islands for CuInSe2-based photovoltaics. Results in Physics, 12, 2136–2140. doi:10.1016/j.rinp.2019.02.047
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Colombara, D., Werner, F., Schwarz, T., Cañero Infante, I., Fleming, Y., Valle, N., Spindler, C., Vacchieri, E., Rey, G., Guennou, M., Bouttemy, M., Garzón Manjón, A., Peral Alonso, I., Melchiorre, M., El Adib, B., Gault, B., Raabe, D., Dale, P., & Siebentritt, S. (2018). Sodium enhances indium-gallium interdiffusion in copper indium gallium diselenide photovoltaic absorbers. Nature Communications. doi:10.1038/s41467-018-03115-0
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Colombara, D., Gonçalves, A. M., & Etcheberry, A. (2018). Synthesis of K2Se solar cell dopant in liquid NH3 by solvated electron transfer to elemental selenium. Electrochemistry Communications, 93, 44-48. doi:10.1016/j.elecom.2018.06.002
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Correa, D., Siopa, D., Salomé, P. M. P., Tombolato, S., Abderrafi, K., Babbe, F., Colombara, D., Anacleto, P., Dale, P., & Sadewasser, S. (2018). Locally-confined electrodeposition of Cu(In,Ga)Se2micro islands for micro-concentrator solar cells. IEEE. doi:10.1109/PVSC.2018.8547833

Colombara, D., Berner, U., Ciccioli, A., Malaquias, J. C. B., Bertram, T., Crossay, A., Schöneich, M., Meadows, H., Regesch, D., Delsante, S., Gigli, G., Valle, N., Guillot, J., El Adib, B., Grysan, P., & Dale, P. (February 2017). Deliberate and Accidental Gas-Phase Alkali Doping of Chalcogenide Semiconductors: Cu(In,Ga)Se2. Scientific Reports, 7, 43266. doi:10.1038/srep43266
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Robert, E., De Wild, J., Colombara, D., & Dale, P. (2016). Crystallographic and optoelectronic properties of the novel thin film absorber Cu2GeS3. Proceedings of SPIE. doi:10.1117/12.2236621

Colombara, D., Dale, P., Kissling, G. P., Peter, L. M., & Tombolato, S. (2016). Photoelectrochemical Screening of Solar Cell Absorber Layers: Electron Transfer Kinetics and Surface Stabilization. Journal of Physical Chemistry. C, Nanomaterials and interfaces. doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b12531
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Werner, F., Colombara, D., Melchiorre, M., Valle, N., El Adib, B., Spindler, C., & Siebentritt, S. (2016). Doping mechanism in pure CuInSe2. JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 119, 173106. doi:10.1063/1.4947585
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Clauwaert, K., Goossens, M., De Wild, J., Colombara, D., Dale, P., Binnemans, K., Matthijs, E., & Fransaer, J. (2016). Electrodeposition and selenization of brass/tin/germanium multilayers for Cu2Zn(Sn1-xGex)Se4 thin film photovoltaic devices. Electrochimica Acta, 198. doi:10.1016/j.electacta.2016.03.048
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Crossay, A., Colombara, D., Melchiorre, M., Guennou, M., Mendis, B. G., & Dale, P. (2016). Understanding quaternary compound Cu2ZnSnSe4 synthesis by microscopic scale analyses at an identical location. Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 4, 4626. doi:10.1039/c6tc01114d
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Oliva, F., Kretzschmar, S., Colombara, D., Tombolato, S., Ruiz, C. M., Redinger, A., Saucedo, E., Broussillou, Goislard de Monsabert, T., Unold, T., Dale, P., Izquierdo-Roca, & Pérez-Rodríguez, A. (2016). Optical methodology for process monitoring of chalcopyrite photovoltaic technologies: Application to low cost Cu(In,Ga)(S,Se)2 electrodeposition based processes. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells. doi:10.1016/j.solmat.2015.12.036
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Berner, U., Colombara, D., De Wild, J., Robert, E., Schütze, M., Hergert, F., Valle, N., Widenmeyer, M., & Dale, P. (2015). 13.3% efficient solution deposited Cu(In,Ga)Se 2 solar cells processed with different sodium salt sources. Progress in Photovoltaics. doi:10.1002/pip.2721
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Berner, U., Colombara, D., Bertram, T., Malaquias, J. C. B., Meadows, H., Valle, N., Widenmeyer, M., & Dale, P. (September 2015). Vapour phase alkali species for Cu(In,Ga)Se2 solar cells [Paper presentation]. 31st European Photovoltaic Solar Energy and Conversion, Hamburg, Germany.

Boero, F., Delsante, S., Colombara, D., & Borzone, G. (14 January 2015). A new phase in the Cu–Sn–Zn–S photovoltaic system. Materials Letters, 145, 145-149. doi:10.1016/j.matlet.2015.01.048
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Tombolato, S., Berner, U. M., Colombara, D., Chrastina, D., Widenmeyer, M., Binetti, S., & Dale, P. (2015). Cu2ZnSnSe4 device obtained by formate chemistry for metallic precursor layer fabrication. Solar Energy, 116, 287-292. doi:10.1016/j.solener.2015.03.050
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Colombara, D., Bertram, T., Depredurand, V., Fouquet, T., Bour, J., Broussillou, C., Grand, P.-P., & Dale, P. (2015). Prediction of Photovoltaic Cu(In,Ga)Se2 p-n Device Performance by forward Bias Electrochemical Analysis of Only the p-Type Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Films. Electrochemical Society Transactions, 66 (6), 19-25. doi:10.1149/06606.0019ecst
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Colombara, D., Crossay, A., Vauche, Jaime, Arasimowicz, M., Grand, & Dale, P. (January 2015). Electrodeposition of Kesterite thin films for photovoltaic applications: Quo vadis? Physica Status Solidi A. Applications and Materials Science, 212 (1), 88-102. doi:10.1002/pssa.201431364
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Colombara, D., Crossay, A., Regesch, D., Broussillou, C., Goislard de Monsabert, T., Grand, P.-P., & Dale, P. (November 2014). Prediction of photovoltaic p-n device short circuit current by photoelectrochemical analysis of p-type CIGSe films. Electrochemistry Communications, 48, 99-102. doi:10.1016/j.elecom.2014.08.026
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Colombara, D., Robert, E., Crossay, A., Taylor, A., Guennou, M., Arasimowicz, M., Malaquias, J. C. B., Djemour, R., & Dale, P. (April 2014). Quantification of surface ZnSe in Cu2ZnSnSe4-based solar cells by analysis of the spectral response. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 123, 220-227. doi:10.1016/j.solmat.2014.01.015
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Colombara, D., Dale, P., Peter, L., Jonathan, S., & Siebentritt, S. (2014). CHAPTER 5: Thin-film Photovoltaics Based on Earth-abundant Materials. In A. J. Nozik, M. C. Beard, ... G. Conibeer (Eds.), Advanced Concepts in Photovoltaics (pp. 118-185). Royal Society of Chemistry.
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Liu, J. P., Choy, K.-L., Placidi, M., López-García, J., Saucedo, E., Colombara, D., & Robert, E. (2014). Fabrication and characterization of kesterite Cu2ZnSnS4 thin films deposited by electrostatic spray assisted vapour deposition method. Physica Status Solidi A. Applications and Materials Science. doi:10.1002/pssa.201431374
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Meadows, H., Bathia, A., Depredurand, V., Guillot, J., Regesch, D., Malyeyev, A., Colombara, D., Scarpulla, M. A., Siebentritt, S., & Dale, P. (2014). Single Second Laser Annealed CuInSe2 Semiconductors from Electrodeposited Precursors as Absorber Layers for Solar Cells. Journal of Physical Chemistry. C, Nanomaterials and interfaces, 118 (3), 1451–1460. doi:10.1021/jp409804s
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Burton, L. A., Colombara, D., Abellon, R. D., Grozema, F. C., Peter, L. M., Savenije, T. J., Dennler, G., & Walsh, A. (27 November 2013). Synthesis, Characterization, and Electronic Structure of Single-Crystal SnS, Sn2S3, and SnS2. Chemistry of Materials, 25 (24), 4908-4916. doi:10.1021/cm403046m
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Colombara, D., Delsante, S., Borzone, G., Mitchels, J. M., Molloy, K. C., Thomas, L. H., Mendis, B. G., Cummings, C. Y., Marken, F., & Peter, L. M. (01 February 2013). Crystal growth of Cu2ZnSnS4 solar cell absorber by chemical vapor transport with I2. Journal of Crystal Growth, 364, 101-110. doi:10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2012.11.037
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Dale, P., Arasimowicz, M., Colombara, D., Crossay, A., Robert, E., & Taylor, A. (2013). Is it Possible to Grow Thin Films of Phase Pure Kesterite Semiconductor? A ZnSe case study. MRS Online Proceedings, 1538. doi:10.1557/opl.2013.1006
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Djemour, R., Mousel, M., Redinger, A., Gütay, L., Crossay, A., Colombara, D., Dale, P., & Siebentritt, S. (2013). Detecting ZnSe secondary phase in Cu2ZnSnSe4 by room temperature photoluminescence. Applied Physics Letters, 102. doi:10.1063/1.4808384
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Cummings, C. Y., Zoppi, G., Forbes, I., Colombara, D., Peter, L. M., & Marken, F. (September 2012). Rocking disc electro-deposition of CuIn alloys, selenisation, and pinhole effect minimisation in CISe solar absorber layers. Electrochimica Acta, 79, 141-147. doi:10.1016/j.electacta.2012.06.095
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Scragg, J. J., Dale, P., Colombara, D., & Peter, L. M. (August 2012). Thermodynamic Aspects of the Synthesis of Thin-Film Materials for Solar Cells. Chemphyschem: A European Journal of Chemical Physics and Physical Chemistry, 13 (12), 3035–3046. doi:10.1002/cphc.201200067
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Colombara, D., Peter, L. M., Hutchings, K., Rogers, K. D., Schäfer, S., Dufton, J. T. R., & Islam, M. S. (April 2012). Formation of Cu3BiS3 thin films via sulfurization of Bi–Cu metal precursors. Thin Solid Films, 520 (16), 5165–5171. doi:10.1016/j.tsf.2012.04.003
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Dufton, J. T. R., Walsh, A., Panchmatia, P. M., Peter, L. M., Colombara, D., & Islam, M. S. (April 2012). Structural and electronic properties of CuSbS2 and CuBiS2: potential absorber materials for thin-film solar cells. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 14 (20), 7229-7233. doi:10.1039/C2CP40916J
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Colombara, D., Peter, L. M., Rogers, K. D., & Hutchings, K. (2011). Thermochemical and kinetic aspects of the sulfurization of Cu–Sb and Cu–Bi thin films. Journal of Solid State Chemistry. doi:10.1016/j.jssc.2011.11.025
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Colombara, D., Peter, L. M., Rogers, K. D., Painter, J. D., & Roncallo, S. (August 2011). Formation of CuSbS2 and CuSbSe2 thin films via chalcogenisation of Sb–Cu metal precursors. Thin Solid Films, 519 (21), 7438–7443. doi:10.1016/j.tsf.2011.01.140
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