Year 2016

  1. Borgwardt, M., M. Wilke, I. Yu. Kiyan, E. F. Aziz, T. Kampen, S. Mähl, M. Xiao, L. Spiccia and K. M. Lange (2016) Charge transfer dynamics at dye-sensitized ZnO and TiO2 interfaces studied by ultrafast XUV photoelectron spectroscopy. Scientific Reports, accepted for publication 29 March 2016.
  2. Yu, Z., I. R. Perera, T. Daeneke, S. Makuta, Y. Tachibana, G. Götz, J. J. Jasieniak, A. Mishra, P. Bäuerle, L. Spiccia and U. Bach (2016) Indium tin oxide as semiconductor material in efficient p-type dye sensitized solar cells. NPG Asia Materials , accepted for publication 16 March 2016.
  3. Dkhissi, Y., S. Meyer, D. Chen, H. Weerasinghe, L. Spiccia, Y.-B. Cheng, and R. A. Caruso (2016) Stability comparison of ZnO and TiO2-based perovskite solar cells on polymer substrates. ChemSusChem. DOI:10.1002/cssc.201501659
  4. Xiao, M., M. Gao, F. Huang, A. R. Pascoe, T. Qin, Y.-B. Cheng, U. Bach and L. Spiccia (2016) Efficient perovskite solar cells employing inorganic p-type interlayers. ChemNanoMat. 2: 182-188.
  5. Dkhissi, Y., H. Weerasinghe, S. Meyer, I. Benesperi, U. Bach, L. Spiccia, R. A. Caruso, and Y.-B. Cheng (2016) Parameters responsible for the degradation of CH3NH3PbI3-based solar cells on polymer substrates. Nano Energy 22: 211-222.
  6. Pascoe, A. R., S. Meyer, W. Huang, W. Li, I. Benesperi, N. W. Duffy, L. Spiccia, U. Bach and Y.-B. Cheng (2016) Enhancing the Optoelectronic Performance of Perovskite Solar Cells via a Textured CH3NH3PbI3 Morphology. Adv. Funct. Mater. 26: 1278–1285.

Year 2015

  1. Xiang, W., D. H. Chen, R. A. Caruso, Y.-B. Cheng, U. Bach and L. Spiccia (2015) The effect of the scattering layer on the performance of dye-sensitized solar cells constructed with a cobalt aqueous gel electrolyte. ChemSusChem. 8: 3704-3711.
  2. Sepalage, G. A., S. Meyer, A. Pascoe, A. D. Scully, F. Huang, U. Bach, Y.-B. Cheng and L. Spiccia (2015) Copper(I) iodide as hole-conductor in planar perovskite solar cells: probing the origin of I-V hysteresis. Adv. Funct. Mater. 25: 5650-5661. Highlighted in Chem. in Aust., March 2016, p.17
  3. Bhargava, R., T. Daeneke, S. Thompson, J. Lloyd, C.-A. Palma, J. Reichert , J. V. Barth, L. Spiccia and U. Bach (2015) Dual-function smart electrolyte for dye-sensitized solar cells: 5-mercaptotetrazoles as redox mediator and corrosion repressor. J. Phys. Chem. C 119: 19613-19618.
  4. Peng, Y., A. Pascoe, G. Sepalage, S. Meyer, X. Wang, F. Huang, U. Bach, L. Spiccia and Y.-B. Cheng (2015) Hole-conductor and metal electrode -free planar perovskite solar cells. Current Nanoscience 11: 494-498.
  5. Han, Y., S. Meyer, Y. Dkhissi, K. Weber, J. M. Pringle, L. Spiccia and Y.-B. Cheng (2015) Degradation observations of encapsulated planar CH3NH3PbI3 perovskite solar cells at high temperatures and humidity. J. Mater. Chem. A 3: 8139-8147.
  6. Perera, I. R., T. Daeneke, S. Makuta, Z. Yu, Y. Tachibana, M. Weidelener, A. Mishra, P. Bäuerle, C. A. Ohlin, Udo Bach and L. Spiccia (2015) Application of the tris(acetylacetonato)Iron(II)/(III) redox couple in p-type dye sensitized solar cells. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. Engl. 54: 3758-3762.
  7. Dkhissi, Y., F. Huang, S. Rubanov, M. Xiao, U. Bach, L. Spiccia, R. A. Caruso and Y.-B. Cheng (2015) Low temperature processing of flexible planar perovskite solar cells with efficiency over 10%. J. Power Sources 278: 325-331.
  8. Xiao, M., F. Huang, W. Xiang, Y.-B. Cheng and L. Spiccia (2015) Enhanced charge collection in dye-sensitized solar cells utilizing collector–shell electrodes. J. Power Sources 277: 343–349.

Year 2014

  1. Chen, Y., F. Huang, W. Xiang, D. Chen, L. Cao, L. Spiccia, R. A. Caruso and Y.-B. Cheng (2014) Effect of TiO2 microbead pore size on the performance of DSSCs with cobalt based electrolyte. Nanoscale 6: 13787-13794.
  2. Huang, F., Y. Dkhissi, W. Huang, M. Xiao, I. Benesperi, S. Rubanov, Y. Zhu, X. Lin, L. Jiang, Y. Zhou, A. Gray-Weale, J. Etheridge, C. R. McNeill, R. A. Caruso, U. Bach, L. Spiccia and Y.-B. Cheng (2014). Gas-assisted preparation of lead iodide perovskite films consisting of a monolayer of single crystalline grains for high efficiency planar solar cells. Nano Energy 10: 10-18.
  3. Xiao, M., F. Huang, W. Huang, Y. Dkhissi, Y. Zhu, J. Etheridge, A. Gray-Weale, U. Bach, Y.-B. Cheng and L. Spiccia (2014). A Fast Deposition-Crystallization Procedure for Highly Efficient Lead Iodide Perovskite Thin-Film Solar Cells. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 53(37): 9898-9903 Hot paper.
  4. Dong, C., W. Xiang, F. Huang, D. Fu, W. Huang, U. Bach, Y.-B. Cheng, X. Li and L. Spiccia (2014). Controlling Interfacial Recombination in Aqueous Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells by Octadecyltrichlorosilane Surface Treatment. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 53(27): 6933-6937.
  5. Powar, S., D. Xiong, T. Daeneke, M. T. Ma, A. Gupta, G. Lee, S. Makuta, Y. Tachibana, W. Chen, L. Spiccia, Y.-B. Cheng, G. Gotz, P. Bauerle and U. Bach (2014). Improved Photovoltages for p-Type Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Using CuCrO2 Nanoparticles. J. Phys. Chem. C 118(30): 16375-16379.
  6. Perera, I. R., A. Gupta, W. Xiang, T. Daeneke, U. Bach, R. A. Evans, C. A. Ohlin and L. Spiccia (2014). Introducing manganese complexes as redox mediators for dye-sensitized solar cells. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 16: 12021-12028. Invited contribution to themed issue "Photosynthesis: From Natural to Artificial".
  7. Dong, C., W. Xiang, F. Huang, D. Fu, W. Huang, U. Bach, Y.-B. Cheng, X. Li and L. Spiccia (2014). Titania nanobundle networks as dye-sensitized solar cell photoanodes. Nanoscale 6(7): 3704-3711.

Year 2013

  1. Xiang, W., W. Huang, U. Bach and L. Spiccia (2013). Stable high efficiency dye-sensitized solar cells based on a cobalt polymer gel electrolyte. Chem. Commun. (Cambridge, U. K.) 49(79): 8997-8999.
  2. Xiang, W., F. Huang, Y.-B. Cheng, U. Bach and L. Spiccia (2013). Aqueous dye-sensitized solar cell electrolytes based on the cobalt(II)/(III) tris(bipyridine) redox couple. Energy Environ. Sci. 6(1): 121-127.
  3. Xiang, W., A. Gupta, M. K. Kashif, N. Duffy, A. Bilic, R. A. Evans, L. Spiccia and U. Bach (2013). Cyanomethylbenzoic Acid: An Acceptor for Donor-π-Acceptor Chromophores Used in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. ChemSusChem 6(2): 256-260.
  4. Toster, J., K. S. Iyer, W. Xiang, F. Rosei, L. Spiccia and C. L. Raston (2013). Diatom frustules as light traps enhance DSSC efficiency. Nanoscale 5(3): 873-876.
  5. Powar, S., T. Daeneke, M. T. Ma, D. Fu, N. W. Duffy, G. Goetz, M. Weidelener, A. Mishra, P. Baeuerle, L. Spiccia and U. Bach (2013). Highly Efficient p-Type Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells based on Tris(1,2-diaminoethane)Cobalt(II)/(III) Electrolytes. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 52(2): 602-605.
  6. Kashif, M. K., M. Nippe, N. W. Duffy, C. M. Forsyth, C. J. Chang, J. R. Long, L. Spiccia and U. Bach (2013). Stable dye-sensitized solar cell electrolytes based on cobalt(II)/(III) complexes of a hexadentate pyridyl ligand. Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 52(21): 5527-5531.

Year 2012

  1. Powar, S., Q. Wu, M. Weidelener, A. Nattestad, Z. Hu, A. Mishra, P. Baeuerle, L. Spiccia, Y.-B. Cheng and U. Bach (2012). Improved photocurrents for p-type dye-sensitized solar cells using nano-structured nickel(II) oxide microballs. Energy Environ. Sci. 5(10): 8896-8900.
  2. Kashif, M. K., J. C. Axelson, N. W. Duffy, C. M. Forsyth, C. J. Chang, J. R. Long, L. Spiccia and U. Bach (2012). A New Direction in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Redox Mediator Development: In Situ Fine-Tuning of the Cobalt(II)/(III) Redox Potential through Lewis Base Interactions. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134(40): 16646-16653.
  3. Daeneke, T., Y. Uemura, N. W. Duffy, A. J. Mozer, N. Koumura, U. Bach and L. Spiccia (2012). Aqueous Dye-Sensitized Solar Cell Electrolytes Based on the Ferricyanide-Ferrocyanide Redox Couple. Adv. Mater. (Weinheim, Ger.) 24(9): 1222-1225.
  4. Daeneke, T., A. J. Mozer, Y. Uemura, S. Makuta, M. Fekete, Y. Tachibana, N. Koumura, U. Bach and L. Spiccia (2012). Dye Regeneration Kinetics in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134(41): 16925-16928.
  5. Daeneke, T., A. J. Mozer, T.-H. Kwon, N. W. Duffy, A. B. Holmes, U. Bach and L. Spiccia (2012). Dye regeneration and charge recombination in dye-sensitized solar cells with ferrocene derivatives as redox mediators. Energy Environ. Sci. 5(5): 7090-7099.

Year 2011

  1. Daeneke, T., T.-H. Kwon, A. B. Holmes, N. W. Duffy, U. Bach and L. Spiccia (2011). High-efficiency dye-sensitized solar cells with ferrocene-based electrolytes. Nat. Chem. 3(3): 211-215.

Year 2010

  1. Lewcenko, N. A., M. J. Byrnes, T. Daeneke, M. Wang, S. M. Zakeeruddin, M. Graetzel and L. Spiccia (2010). A new family of substituted triethoxysilyl iodides as organic iodide sources for dye-sensitized solar cells. J. Mater. Chem. 20(18): 3694-3702.

Year 2009

  1. Allegrucci, A., N. A. Lewcenko, A. J. Mozer, L. Dennany, P. Wagner, D. L. Officer, K. Sunahara, S. Mori and L. Spiccia (2009). Improved performance of porphyrin-based dye sensitised solar cells by phosphinic acid surface treatment. Energy Environ. Sci. 2(10): 1069-1073.

Year 2008

  1. Lewcenko, N. A., M. J. Byrnes, Y.-B. Cheng, S. M. Zakeeruddin, M. Graetzel and L. Spiccia (2008). Alkylpyrrolidiniumtrialkoxysilyl iodides as organic iodide sources for dye-sensitised solar cells. Chem. Commun. (Cambridge, U. K.)(33): 3852-3854.
  2. Hart, J. N., Y.-B. Cheng, G. P. Simon and L. Spiccia (2008). Alternative materials and processing techniques for optimized nanostructures in dye-sensitized solar cells. J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 8(5): 2230-2248.
  3. Cerneaux, S. A., S. M. Zakeeruddin, M. Gratzel, Y.-B. Cheng and L. Spiccia (2008). New functional triethoxysilanes as iodide sources for dye-sensitized solar cells. J. Photochem. Photobiol., A 198(2-3): 186-191.
  4. Auxilio, A. R., P. C. Andrews, P. C. Junk, L. Spiccia, D. Neumann, W. Raverty, N. Vanderhoek and J. M. Pringle (2008). Functionalised pseudo-boehmite nanoparticles as an excellent adsorbent material for anionic dyes. J. Mater. Chem. 18(21): 2466-2474.

Year 2007

  1. Menzies, D. B., Q. Dai, L. Bourgeois, R. A. Caruso, Y.-B. Cheng, G. P. Simon and L. Spiccia (2007). Modification of mesoporous TiO2 electrodes by surface treatment with titanium(IV), indium(III) and zirconium(IV) oxide precursors: preparation, characterization and photovoltaic performance in dye-sensitized nanocrystalline solar cells. Nanotechnology 18(12): 125608/125601-125608/125611.
  2. Hart, J. N., D. Menzies, Y.-B. Cheng, G. P. Simon and L. Spiccia (2007). A comparison of microwave and conventional heat treatments of nanocrystalline TiO2. Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells 91(1): 6-16.
  3. Hart, J. N., L. Bourgeois, R. Cervini, Y.-B. Cheng, G. P. Simon and L. Spiccia (2007). Low temperature crystallization behavior of TiO2 derived from a sol-gel process. J. Sol-Gel Sci. Technol. 42(2): 107-117.
  4. Cerneaux, S., S. M. Zakeeruddin, J. M. Pringle, Y.-B. Cheng, M. Gratzel and L. Spiccia (2007). Novel nano-structured silica-based electrolytes containing quaternary ammonium iodide moieties. Adv. Funct. Mater. 17(16): 3200-3206.
  5. Cerneaux, S., X. Xiong, G. P. Simon, Y.-B. Cheng and L. Spiccia (2007). Sol-gel synthesis of SiC-TiO2 nanoparticles for microwave processing. Nanotechnology 18(5): 055708/055701-055708/055710.

Year 2006

  1. Spiccia, L., S. J. Thompson, Y.-B. Cheng, D. B. Menzies and G. P. Simon (2006). Scattering elongate photovoltaic solar cell, Monash University, Australia . 55pp.
  2. Menzies, D. B., Q. Dai, Y.-B. Cheng, G. P. Simon and L. Spiccia (2006). One-step microwave calcination of ZrO2-coated TiO2 electrodes for use in dye-sensitized solar cells. C. R. Chim. 9(5-6): 713-716.
  3. Hart, J. N., D. Menzies, Y.-B. Cheng, G. P. Simon and L. Spiccia (2006). TiO2 sol-gel blocking layers for dye-sensitized solar cells. C. R. Chim. 9(5-6): 622-626.
  4. Hart, J. N., D. Menzies, Y.-B. Cheng, G. P. Simon and L. Spiccia (2006). Microwave processing of TiO2 blocking layers for dye-sensitized solar cells. J. Sol-Gel Sci. Technol. 40(1): 45-54.
  5. Dai, Q., D. B. Menzies, D. R. MacFarlane, S. R. Batten, S. Forsyth, L. Spiccia, Y.-B. Cheng and M. Forsyth (2006). Dye-sensitized nanocrystalline solar cells incorporating ethylmethylimidazolium-based ionic liquid electrolytes. C. R. Chim. 9(5-6): 617-621.

Year 2005

  1. Menzies, D. B., J. N. Hart, Y. B. Cheng, G. P. Simon, Q. Dai and L. Spiccia (2005). Nanostructured TiO2 films in dye-sensitized solar cells. Int. J. Nanosci. 4(4): 785-793.
  2. Menzies, D. B., Q. Dai, Y.-B. Cheng, G. P. Simon and L. Spiccia (2005). Improvement in the performance of dye-sensitised nanocrystalline solar cells (DSSCs) by sol-gel modification of the glass-TiO2 interface. Mater. Aust. 38(4): 12-13, 24.
  3. Menzies, D. B., L. Bourgeois, Y. B. Cheng, G. P. Simon, N. Brack and L. Spiccia (2005). Characterization of nanostructured core-shell working electrodes for application in dye-sensitized solar cells. Surf. Coat. Technol. 198(1-3): 118-122.
  4. Menzies, D., Q. Dai, Y. B. Cheng, G. P. Simon and L. Spiccia (2005). Improvement of the zirconia shell in nanostructured titania core-shell working electrodes for dye-sensitized solar cells. Mater. Lett. 59(14-15): 1893-1896.
  5. Menzies, D., Q. Dai, Y. B. Cheng, G. P. Simon and L. Spiccia (2005). Improvement in the performance of dye-sensitised solar cells. Mater. Forum 29(Advanced Materials Processing): 323-326.
  6. Hart, J. N., Y. B. Cheng, G. P. Simon and L. Spiccia (2005). Challenges of producing TiO2 films by microwave heating. Surf. Coat. Technol. 198(1-3): 20-23.

Year 2004

  1. Menzies, D. B., R. Cervini, Y.-B. Cheng, G. P. Simon and L. Spiccia (2004). Nanostructured ZrO2-Coated TiO2 Electrodes for Dye-Sensitised Solar Cells. J. Sol-Gel Sci. Technol. 32(1/2/3): 363-366.
  2. Menzies, D., Q. Dai, Y.-B. Cheng, G. Simon and L. Spiccia (2004). Microwave calcination of thin TiO2 films on transparent conducting oxide glass substrates. J. Mater. Sci. 39(20): 6361-6363.
  3. Menzies, D., Y. B. Cheng, G. P. Simon and L. Spiccia (2004). Nanostructured working electrodes in dye-sensitised solar cells - an overview. J. Australas. Ceram. Soc. 40(2): 20-27.
  4. Hart, J. N., R. Cervini, Y. B. Cheng, G. P. Simon and L. Spiccia (2004). Low temperature formation of anatase titanium dioxide. Key Eng. Mater. 264-268(Pt. 2, Euro Ceramics VIII): 1221-1224.
  5. Hart, J. N., R. Cervini, Y. B. Cheng, G. P. Simon and L. Spiccia (2004). Formation of anatase TiO2 by microwave processing. Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells 84(1-4): 135-143.

Year 2003

  1. Menzies, D., R. Cervini, Y. B. Cheng, G. P. Simon and L. Spiccia (2003). Titanium isopropoxide post-treatment of titanium dioxide electrodes for use in dye-sensitised solar cells. J. Australas. Ceram. Soc. 39(2): 108-113.

Year 2001

  1. Wolfbauer, G., A. M. Bond, G. B. Deacon, J. Howitt, D. R. MacFarlane and L. Spiccia (2001). The voltammetric reduction, deprotonation and surface activity of ruthenium photovoltaic sensitizers in acetone. Electrochem. Commun. 3(8): 400-405.
  2. Wolfbauer, G., A. M. Bond, G. B. Deacon, J. Howitt, D. MacFarlane and L. Spiccia (2001). Dependence of the voltammetric oxidation of the photovoltaic sensitizer [(H3-tctpy)RuII(NCS)3]- on the electrode material, solvent, and isomeric purity. J. Electrochem. Soc. 148(2): E97-E104.
  3. Nazeeruddin, M. K., P. Pechy, T. Renouard, S. M. Zakeeruddin, R. Humphry-Baker, P. Comte, P. Liska, L. Cevey, E. Costa, V. Shklover, L. Spiccia, G. B. Deacon, C. A. Bignozzi and M. Graetzel (2001). Engineering of Efficient Panchromatic Sensitizers for Nanocrystalline TiO2-Based Solar Cells. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 123(8): 1613-1624.

Year 2000

  1. Wolfbauer, G., A. M. Bond, G. B. Deacon, D. R. MacFarlane and L. Spiccia (2000). Experimental and Theoretical Investigations of the Effect of Deprotonation on Electronic Spectra and Reversible Potentials of Photovoltaic Sensitizers: Deprotonation of cis-L2RuX2 (L = 2,2'-Bipyridine-4,4'-dicarboxylic Acid; X = CN-, NCS-) by Electrochemical Reduction at Platinum Electrodes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 122(1): 130-142.
  2. Wolfbauer, G., A. M. Bond, G. B. Deacon, D. R. MacFarlane and L. Spiccia (2000). Electrochemical, spectroelectrochemical and theoretical studies on the reduction and deprotonation of the photovoltaic sensitizer [(H3-tctpy)RuII(NCS)3]- (H3-tctpy = 2,2':6',2''-terpyridine-4,4',4''-tricarboxylic acid). J. Electroanal. Chem. 490(1,2): 7-16.

Year 1999

  1. Bond, A. M., G. B. Deacon, J. Howitt, D. R. MacFarlane, L. Spiccia and G. Wolfbauer (1999). Voltammetric determination of the reversible redox potential for the oxidation of the highly surface active polypyridyl ruthenium photovoltaic sensitizer cis-Ru(II)(dcbpy)2(NCS)2. J. Electrochem. Soc. 146(2): 648-656.

Year 1998

  1. Watkins, I. D., G. E. Tulloch, T. Maine, L. Spiccia, D. R. MacFarlane and J. L. Woolfrey (1998). Electric windows: a breakthrough in photovoltaics. Ceram. Trans. 81(Sol-Gel Processing of Advanced Materials): 223-228.