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Solar Window Innovations: Enhancing Building Performance through Advanced Technologies (2024)
Journal Article
Ghamari, M., & Sundaram, S. (2024). Solar Window Innovations: Enhancing Building Performance through Advanced Technologies. Energies, 17(14), Article 3369. https://doi.org/10.3390/en17143369

Building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) glazing systems with intelligent window technologies enhance building energy efficiency by generating electricity and managing daylighting. This study explores advanced BIPV glazing, focusing on building-integr... Read More about Solar Window Innovations: Enhancing Building Performance through Advanced Technologies.

Advancing sustainable building through passive cooling with phase change materials, a comprehensive literature review (2024)
Journal Article
Ghamari, M., See, C. H., Hughes, D., Mallick, T., Reddy, K. S., Patchigolla, K., & Sundaram, S. (2024). Advancing sustainable building through passive cooling with phase change materials, a comprehensive literature review. Energy and Buildings, 312, Article 114164. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2024.114164

Phase Change Materials (PCMs) present cutting-edge technology with substantial promise for advancing sustainable and energy-efficient cooling in buildings. These materials can absorb and release latent heat during phase transitions, facilitating ther... Read More about Advancing sustainable building through passive cooling with phase change materials, a comprehensive literature review.

Opto-electrochemical variation with gel polymer electrolytes in transparent electrochemical capacitors for ionotronics (2024)
Journal Article
Kumar, C., Sebastian, A. K., Markapudi, P. R., Beg, M., Sundaram, S., Hussain, A., & Manjakkal, L. (2024). Opto-electrochemical variation with gel polymer electrolytes in transparent electrochemical capacitors for ionotronics. Applied Physics Letters, 124(11), Article 111603. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0190801

Advanced flexible ionotronic devices have found excellent applications in the next generation of electronic skin (e-skin) development for smart wearables, robotics, and prosthesis. In this work, we developed transparent ionotronic-based flexible elec... Read More about Opto-electrochemical variation with gel polymer electrolytes in transparent electrochemical capacitors for ionotronics.

Solar Wall Technology and Its Impact on Building Performance (2024)
Journal Article
Ghamari, M., & Sundaram, S. (2024). Solar Wall Technology and Its Impact on Building Performance. Energies, 17(5), Article 1075. https://doi.org/10.3390/en17051075

Solar walls provide transformative solutions by harnessing solar energy to generate electricity, improve thermal comfort, and reduce energy consumption and emissions, contributing to zero-energy buildings and mitigating climate change. In hot and hum... Read More about Solar Wall Technology and Its Impact on Building Performance.

Facile synthesis: from Laminaria hyperborea to cellulose films and fibers (2023)
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Dai, Y., Sun, D., Sundaram, S., Delbusso, A., O’Rourke, D., Dorris, M., & Edirisinghe, M. (2024). Facile synthesis: from Laminaria hyperborea to cellulose films and fibers. Cellulose, 31(1), 205-216. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10570-023-05606-w

Inverted nozzle-pressurized gyration was used as a processing methodology for regenerating cellulose extracted from Laminaria hyperborea for the first time. The viscoelasticity of cellulose/1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium acetate (EMIM OAc) solutions exh... Read More about Facile synthesis: from Laminaria hyperborea to cellulose films and fibers.

Sludge-derived biochar: Physicochemical characteristics for environmental remediation (2023)
Journal Article
Mayilswamy, N., Nighojkar, A., Edirisinghe, M., Sundaram, S., & Kandasubramanian, B. (2023). Sludge-derived biochar: Physicochemical characteristics for environmental remediation. Applied Physics Reviews, 10(3), Article 031308. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0137651

The global production of fecal wastes is envisioned to reach a very high tonnage by 2030. Perilous handling and consequential exposition of human and animal fecal matter are inextricably linked with stunted growth, enteric diseases, inadequate cognit... Read More about Sludge-derived biochar: Physicochemical characteristics for environmental remediation.

Effectual visible light photocatalytic reduction of para-nitro phenol using reduced graphene oxide and ZnO composite (2023)
Journal Article
Velusamy, S., Roy, A., Mariam, E., Krishnamurthy, S., Sundaram, S., & Mallick, T. K. (2023). Effectual visible light photocatalytic reduction of para-nitro phenol using reduced graphene oxide and ZnO composite. Scientific Reports, 13(1), Article 9521. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-36574-7

Removing wastewater pollutants using semiconducting-based heterogeneous photocatalysis is an advantageous technique because it provides strong redox power charge carriers under sunlight irradiation. In this study, we synthesized a composite of reduce... Read More about Effectual visible light photocatalytic reduction of para-nitro phenol using reduced graphene oxide and ZnO composite.

Enlightening the temperature coefficient of triple mesoscopic CH3NH3PbI3−xClx/NiO and double mesoscopic CsFAMAPbI3−xBrx/CuSCN carbon perovskite solar cells (2023)
Journal Article
Bhandari, S., Mallick, T. K., & Sundaram, S. (2023). Enlightening the temperature coefficient of triple mesoscopic CH3NH3PbI3−xClx/NiO and double mesoscopic CsFAMAPbI3−xBrx/CuSCN carbon perovskite solar cells. JPhs Energy, 5(2), Article 025006. https://doi.org/10.1088/2515-7655/acc3c2

Temperature is one of the most crucial outdoor variables that influence the photovoltaic performance and stability of carbon perovskite solar cells (CPSCs), although not many reports are there on temperature-dependent CPSCs performance based on vario... Read More about Enlightening the temperature coefficient of triple mesoscopic CH3NH3PbI3−xClx/NiO and double mesoscopic CsFAMAPbI3−xBrx/CuSCN carbon perovskite solar cells.

Fuel Cell Products for Sustainable Transportation and Stationary Power Generation: Review on Market Perspective (2023)
Journal Article
Visvanathan, V. K., Palaniswamy, K., Ponnaiyan, D., Chandran, M., Kumaresan, T., Ramasamy, J., & Sundaram, S. (2023). Fuel Cell Products for Sustainable Transportation and Stationary Power Generation: Review on Market Perspective. Energies, 16(6), Article 2748. https://doi.org/10.3390/en16062748

The present day energy supply scenario is unsustainable and the transition towards a more environmentally friendly energy supply system of the future is inevitable. Hydrogen is a potential fuel that is capable of assisting with this transition. Certa... Read More about Fuel Cell Products for Sustainable Transportation and Stationary Power Generation: Review on Market Perspective.

Photovoltaics Beyond Silicon (2023)
Book
Sundaram, S., Subramaniam, V., Raffaelle, R. P., Nazeeruddin, M. K., Morales-Acevedo, A., Navarro, M. B., & Hepp, A. F. (Eds.). (in press). Photovoltaics Beyond Silicon. Elsevier

Certified high-efficiency "large-area" perovskite solar cells module for Fresnel lens-based concentrated photovoltaic (2023)
Journal Article
Roy, A., Ding, B., Khalid, M., Alzahrani, M., Ding, Y., Tahir, A. A., Sundaram, S., Kinge, S., Asiri, A. M., Slonopas, A., Dyson, P. J., Nazeeruddin, M. K., & Mallick, T. K. (2023). Certified high-efficiency "large-area" perovskite solar cells module for Fresnel lens-based concentrated photovoltaic. iScience, 26(3), Article 106079. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2023.106079

The future of energy generation is well in tune with the critical needs of the global economy, leading to more green innovations and emissions-abatement technologies. Introducing concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) is one of the most promising technologi... Read More about Certified high-efficiency "large-area" perovskite solar cells module for Fresnel lens-based concentrated photovoltaic.

Mesoporous TiO2-layer’s rheological impact on the perovskite solar cell performance (2023)
Journal Article
Valsalakumar, S., Roy, A., Mallick, T. K., Hinshelwood, J., & Sundaram, S. (2023). Mesoporous TiO2-layer’s rheological impact on the perovskite solar cell performance. Materials Letters, 337, Article 133960. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2023.133960

The rheological impact of the mesoporous-TiO2 (m-TiO2) layer was investigated, which impacted perovskite solar cell (PSC) performance. This also implies the significance of morphological variations according to the pastes’ viscosity and corresponding... Read More about Mesoporous TiO2-layer’s rheological impact on the perovskite solar cell performance.

Semitransparent Perovskite Solar Cells for Building Integrated Photovoltaics: Recent Advances (2023)
Journal Article
Srivishnu, K. S., Markapudi, P. R., Sundaram, S., & Giribabu, L. (2023). Semitransparent Perovskite Solar Cells for Building Integrated Photovoltaics: Recent Advances. Energies, 16(2), Article 889. https://doi.org/10.3390/en16020889

Perovskite solar cells technology is one of the most advanced and fascinating technologies in the field of photovoltaics due to its low-cost processing and delivering efficient power conversion efficiencies. The ability to become transparent is anoth... Read More about Semitransparent Perovskite Solar Cells for Building Integrated Photovoltaics: Recent Advances.

An Overview of Current Printing Technologies for Large-Scale Perovskite Solar Cell Development (2022)
Journal Article
Valsalakumar, S., Roy, A., Mallick, T. K., Hinshelwood, J., & Sundaram, S. (2022). An Overview of Current Printing Technologies for Large-Scale Perovskite Solar Cell Development. Energies, 16(1), Article 190. https://doi.org/10.3390/en16010190

The power conversion efficiencies (PCEs) of Perovskite solar cells (PSCs) have seen significant performance improvements between 2012 and 2022. PSCs have excellent optoelectronic properties and can be built using low-cost materials. In order to compe... Read More about An Overview of Current Printing Technologies for Large-Scale Perovskite Solar Cell Development.

Studies on anode mass composition and cathode flow field design for small-scale to large-scale direct methanol fuel cell stack systems (2022)
Journal Article
Kumaresan, T., Palaniswamy, K., Fly, A., & Sundaram, S. (2022). Studies on anode mass composition and cathode flow field design for small-scale to large-scale direct methanol fuel cell stack systems. AIP advances, 12(12), Article 125316. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0121729

In this research, the performance studies of a single cell Direct Methanol Fuel Cell with three different mass compositions (20%, 40%, and 60%) of platinum at anode infused in NiTiO3/C and multiple cathode flow fields, such as serpentine, parallel, a... Read More about Studies on anode mass composition and cathode flow field design for small-scale to large-scale direct methanol fuel cell stack systems.

Co-sensitization effect of N719 dye with Cu doped CdS colloidal nanoparticles for dye sensitized solar cells (2022)
Journal Article
Roy, A., Mohamed, M., Gondal, M., Mallick, T. K., Tahir, A. A., & Sundaram, S. (2023). Co-sensitization effect of N719 dye with Cu doped CdS colloidal nanoparticles for dye sensitized solar cells. Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 148, Article 110298. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.inoche.2022.110298

Dye-sensitized solar cell’s (DSSC) performances are enhanced by engineering the materials at the interface of various device components owing to easy and inexpensive fabrication steps. Ru (II) polypyridyl-based synthetic dyes are the most widely used... Read More about Co-sensitization effect of N719 dye with Cu doped CdS colloidal nanoparticles for dye sensitized solar cells.

Achieving high open circuit voltage for hole transport layer free ambient perovskite solar cells utilizing electric double layer effect (2022)
Journal Article
Sadhukhan, P., Roy, A., Bhandari, S., Mallick, T. K., Das, S., & Sundaram, S. (2023). Achieving high open circuit voltage for hole transport layer free ambient perovskite solar cells utilizing electric double layer effect. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 251, Article 112148. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solmat.2022.112148

One of the features of perovskite solar cells (PSCs) that make them stand out among all photovoltaics (PVs) is their high open-circuit voltage (VOC). Owing to their simple manufacturing process, low cost of components, and good stability, carbon elec... Read More about Achieving high open circuit voltage for hole transport layer free ambient perovskite solar cells utilizing electric double layer effect.

Energy Storage Systems: Optimization and Applications (2022)
Book
Mathew, V. K., Hotta, T. K., Ali, H. M., & Sundaram, S. (Eds.). (2022). Energy Storage Systems: Optimization and Applications. Singapore: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-4502-1

This book discusses generalized applications of energy storage systems using experimental, numerical, analytical, and optimization approaches. The book includes novel and hybrid optimization techniques developed for energy storage systems. It provide... Read More about Energy Storage Systems: Optimization and Applications.

An enduring in vitro wound healing phase recipient by bioactive glass-graphene oxide nanocomposites (2022)
Journal Article
Nandhakumar, M., Thangaian, D. T., Sundaram, S., Roy, A., & Subramanian, B. (2022). An enduring in vitro wound healing phase recipient by bioactive glass-graphene oxide nanocomposites. Scientific Reports, 12(1), Article 16162. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-20575-z

Bioactive glass (BG) is an interesting topic in soft tissue engineering because of its biocompatibility and bonding potential to increase fibroblast cell proliferation, synthesize growth factors, and stimulate granulation tissue development. The prop... Read More about An enduring in vitro wound healing phase recipient by bioactive glass-graphene oxide nanocomposites.

Reliability and temperature limits of the focal spot of a primary optical component for an ultra-high concentrated photovoltaic system (2022)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Ahmed, A., Alzahrani, M., Shanks, K., Sundaram, S., & Mallick, T. K. (2022). Reliability and temperature limits of the focal spot of a primary optical component for an ultra-high concentrated photovoltaic system. . https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0099091

Concentrated photovoltaics (CPV) are competent systems for generating electrical power as they depend on a highly efficient semiconducting material. In this paper, we study the indoor thermal and electrical performances of silicon on glass Fresnel le... Read More about Reliability and temperature limits of the focal spot of a primary optical component for an ultra-high concentrated photovoltaic system.