Published Work of E. A. Schiff

2014

“Thermodynamic limits of nanophotonic light trapping in thin film silicon solar cells”, Brian R. Maynard and E. A. Schiff, Can. J. Phys. 92 (2014). [doi:10.1139/cjp-2013-0613][.pdf].

2013

"Methods and Apparatus for the Production of Group IV Nanoparticles in a Flow-through Plasma Reactor", Xuegeng Li, Christopher Alcantara, Maxim Kelman, Elena Rogojina, Eric Schiff, Mason Terry, and Karel Vanheusden, United States Patent 8471170 B2 issued June 25, 2013.[.pdf]

“Entropy-enthalpy Compensation of Biomolecular Systems in Aqueous Phase: a Dry Perspective”, L. Movileanu and E. A. Schiff, Monatshefte für Chemie - Chemical Monthly: 144, 59-65 (2013). [doi: 10.1007/s00706-012-0839-9][.pdf]

2012

"Electron drift-mobility measurements in polycrystalline CuIn1−xGaxSe2 solar cells”, S. A. Dinca, E. A. Schiff, W. N. Shafarman, B. Egaas, R. Noufi, and D. L. Young, Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 103901-1..3 (2012).[doi:10.1063/1.3692165][.pdf]

"Drift-mobility characterization of silicon thin-film solar cells using photocapacitance”, J.-K. Lee, A.M. Hamza, S. Dinca, Q. Long, E.A. Schiff, Q. Wang, B. Yan, J. Yang, and S. Guha, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 358 2194-7 (2012).[doi: 10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2012.01.024][.pdf]

2011

"Thermodynamic limit to photonic-plasmonic light-trapping in thin films on metals”, E. A. Schiff, J. Appl. Phys. 110, 104501-1..9 (2011).[.pdf]

"Amorphous Silicon-Based Solar Cells", E. A. Schiff, S. Hegedus, and X. Deng, in Handbook of Photovoltaic Science and Engineering, edited by Antonio Luque and Steven Hegedus (J. W. Wiley & Sons, Chichester, 2011), pp. 487-545.

"Layer-by-Layer Processing and Optical Properties of Core/Alloy Nanostructures", Peter N. Njoki, Wenjie Wu, Hui Zhao, Lukas Hutter, Eric A. Schiff, and Mathew M. Maye, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133 5224–5227 (2011). [.pdf]

"Processing Core/Alloy/Shell Nanoparticles: Tunable Optical Properties and Evidence for Self-Limiting Alloy Growth", Wenjie Wu, Peter N. Njoki, Hyunjoo Han, Hui Zhao, Eric A. Schiff, Patrick S. Lutz, Louis Solomon, Sean Matthews, and Mathew M. Maye, J. Phys. Chem. C 115, 9933–9942 (2011).[.pdf] [doi: 10.1021/jp201151m]

“Light Trapping in Thin Film Solar Cells: An Assessment”, Hui Zhao, E. A. Schiff, L. Sivec, J. Yang, and S. Guha, in Thin Film Solar Technology III, edited by Louay A. Eldada (SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8110), pp. E-1..9.[.pdf]

"Industry-academia partnership helps drive commercialization of new thin-film silicon technology design", Subhendu Guha, David Cohen, Eric Schiff, Paul Stradins, P. Craig Taylor, and Jeffrey Yang, Photovoltaics International Thirteenth Edition August 2011, pp. 144-150 (2011).[.pdf]

"Electron emission from deep traps in hydrogenated amorphous silicon and silicon-germanium: Meyer-Neldel behavior and ionization entropy", Qi Long, Steluta Dinca, Eric A. Schiff, Baojie Yan, Jeff Yang, and Subhendu Guha, in Amorphous and Polycrystalline Thin-Film Silicon Science and Technology-2011, edited by Baojie Yan, Seiichiro Higashi, Chuang-Chuang Tsai, Qi Wang, & Helena Gleskova (Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Volume 1321, Warrendale, PA, 2011), pp. A04-4-1..6. [doi: 10.1557/opl.2011.1229] [.pdf]

2010

“Plasmonic Light-trapping and Quantum Efficiency Measurements on Nanocrystalline Silicon Solar Cells and Silicon-On-Insulator Devices”, Hui Zhao, Birol Ozturk, E. A. Schiff, Baojie Yan, J. Yang and S. Guha, in Amorphous and Polycrystalline Thin-Film Silicon Science and Technology — 2010, edited by Q. Wang, B. Yan, S. Higashi, C.C. Tsai, A. Flewitt (Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Volume 1245, Warrendale, Pennsylvania), pp. A03-02 – A03-07.[.pdf]

2009

"Hole drift-mobility measurements in polycrystalline CuIn1-xGaxSe2", S. A. Dinca, E. A. Schiff, B. Egaas, R. Noufi, D. L. Young, and W. N. Shafarman, Phys. Rev. B 80, 235201-1..12 (2009). [doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.80.235201][.pdf]

"Solvent-washable polymer templated synthesis of mesoporous materials and solic-acid nanocatalysts in one-pot", Richard E. Mishler II, Ankush V. Biradar, Cole T. Duncan, Eric A. Schiff, and Tewodros Asefa, Chem. Comm. 6201-6203 (2009).[doi: 10.1039/B913035G][.pdf]

"Transit time measurements of charge carriers in disordered silicons: amorphous, nanocrystalline, and nanoporous", E. A. Schiff, Phil. Mag. B 89, 2505-2518 (2009). [doi:10.1080/14786430902915370][.pdf]

"Methods for Optimizing Thin Film Formation with Reactive Gases", Mason Terry, Malcolm Abbott, Maxim Kelman, Andreas Meisel, Dmitry Poplavsky, and Eric Schiff, United States Patent 7,572,740 B2 (issued August 11, 2009).[.pdf]

"Concentric Flow-through Plasma Reactor and Methods Therefor", Xuegeng Li, Maxim Kelman, Mason Terry, Elena Rogojina, Eric Schiff, and Karel Vanheusden, United States Patent application 2009/0014423 (published January 15, 2009).[.pdf]

"Methods and Apparatus for the Production of Group IV Nanoparticles in a Flow-through Plasma Reactor", Xuegeng Li, Christopher Alcantara, Maxim Kelman, Elena Rogojina, Eric Schiff, Mason Terry, and Karel Vanheusden, United States Patent application 2009/0044661 A1 (published February 19, 2009).[.pdf]

"Hole Drift Mobility Measurements on a-Si:H using Surface and Uniformly Absorbed Illumination", Steluta A. Dinca, Eric A. Schiff, Subhendu Guha, Baojie Yan, and Jeff Yang, in Amorphous and Polycrystalline Thin-Film Silicon Science and Technology-2009, edited by A. Flewitt, Q. Wang, J. Hou, S. Uchikoga, A. Nathan (Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Volume 1153, Warrendale, PA, 2009), pp. 1153-A16-07.[.pdf]

"Nanosphere lithography of nanostructured silver films on thin-film silicon solar cells for light-trapping", B. Ozturk, E. A. Schiff, Hui Zhao, S. Guha, Baojie Yan, and J. Yang, in Amorphous and Polycrystalline Thin-Film Silicon Science and Technology-2009, edited by A. Flewitt, Q. Wang, J. Hou, S. Uchikoga, A. Nathan (Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Volume 1153, Warrendale, PA, 2009), pp. 1153-A07-14.[.pdf]

"Carrier drift-mobilities and solar cell models for amorphous and nanocrystalline silicon", E. A. Schiff, in Amorphous and Polycrystalline Thin-Film Silicon Science and Technology-2009, edited by A. Flewitt, Q. Wang, J. Hou, S. Uchikoga, A. Nathan (Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Volume 1153, Warrendale, PA, 2009), 1153-A15-01.[.pdf]

2008

"Amorphous silicon/polyaniline heterojunction solar cells: Fermi levels and open-circuit voltages," Weining Wang, E. A. Schiff, and Qi Wang, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 354, 2862-2865 (2008).[doi: 10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2007.10.104][.pdf].

Co-editor: Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Amorphous and Microcrystalline Semiconductors, edited by P. C. Taylor, H. Branz, R. W. Collins, and E. A. Schiff; published as J. Non-Cryst. Solids 354 (2008).

2007

"Polyaniline on crystalline silicon heterojunction solar cells," Weining Wang and E. A. Schiff, Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 133504-133506 (2007). [doi: 10.1063/1.2789785][.pdf]

2006

"Hole mobilities and the physics of amorphous silicon solar cells," E. A. Schiff, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 352, 1087-1092 (2006). doi:10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2005.11.074 [.pdf]

"Hole mobility limit of amorphous silicon solar cells," Jianjun Liang, E. A. Schiff, S. Guha, Baojie Yan, and J. Yang, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88 063512-063514 (2006). doi:10.1063/1.2170405 [.pdf]

"Temperature dependence of the electron diffusion coefficient in electrolyte-filled TiO2 nanoparticle films: Evidence against multiple trapping in exponential conduction-band tails," Nikos Kopidakis, Kurt D. Benkstein, Jao van de Lagemaat, and Arthur J. Frank, Quan Yuan, Eric A. Schiff, Phys. Rev. B 73, 045326 (2006). [.pdf] doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.73.045326

"Hole mobilities and the physics of amorphous silicon solar cells," E. A. Schiff, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 352, 1087–1092 (2006).[.pdf]

"Hole mobility limit of amorphous silicon solar cells," Jianjun Liang, E. A. Schiff, S. Guha, Baojie Yan, and J. Yang, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88 063512 (2006). DOI:10.1063/1.2170405 [.pdf]

"Temperature dependence of the electron diffusion coefficient in electrolyte-filled TiO2 nanoparticle films: Evidence against multiple trapping in exponential conduction-band tails," Nikos Kopidakis, Kurt D. Benkstein, Jao van de Lagemaat, and Arthur J. Frank, Quan Yuan, Eric A. Schiff, Phys. Rev. B 73, 045326 (2006). DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.73.045326 [.pdf]

2005

"Conducting polymer and hydrogenated amorphous silicon hybrid solar cells," E. L. Williams, G. E. Jabbour, Q. Wang, S. E. Shaheen, D. S. Ginley, and E. A. Schiff, Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 223504 (2005).DOI:10.1063/1.2136409 [.pdf]

"Hole Drift Mobility Measurements in Microcrystalline Silicon," T. Dylla, F. Finger, and E. A. Schiff, Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 032103 (2005). DOI:10.1063/1.1984087. [.pdf].

"Light-soaking Effects on the Open-circuit Voltage of Amorphous Silicon Solar Cells," J. Liang, E. A. Schiff, S. Guha, B. Yan, and J. Yang, in Amorphous and Nanocrystalline Silicon Science and Technology – 2005, edited by R. Collins, P.C. Taylor, M. Kondo, R. Carius, R. Biswas (Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings Vol. 862, Pittsburgh, 2005), A13.6 [.pdf].

"Temperature-dependent Open-circuit Voltage Measurements and Light-soaking in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon Solar Cells," J. Liang, E. A. Schiff, S. Guha, B. Yan, and J. Yang, in Amorphous and Nanocrystalline Silicon Science and Technology – 2005, edited by R. Collins, P.C. Taylor, M. Kondo, R. Carius, R. Biswas (Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings Vol. 862, Pittsburgh, 2005), A21.8 [.pdf].

2004

"Drift-mobility measurements and mobility-edges in disordered silicons," E. A. Schiff, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 16, S5265-5275 (2004). DOI:10.1088/0953-8984/16/44/023 [.pdf].

"Zero interference effect and electroabsorption in amorphous silicon-based solar cells," J.-H. Lyou and E. A. Schiff, Rev. Sci. Inst. 75, 921-927 (2004).

"Hole Drift-Mobility Measurements and Multiple-Trapping in Microcrystalline Silicon," T. Dylla, F. Finger, and E. A. Schiff, in Amorphous and Nanocrystalline Silicon Science and Technology – 2004, edited by G. Ganguly, M. Kondo, E. A. Schiff, R. Carius, and R. Biswas (Materials Research Society, Symposium Proc. Vol. 808, 2004), 109--114.[.pdf]

2003

"Low-mobility Solar Cells: A Device Physics Primer with Application to Amorphous Silicon," E. A. Schiff, Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 78, 567-595 (2003). DOI:10.1016/S0927-0248(02)00452-X. [.pdf]

"Amorphous Silicon Based Solar Cells," Xunming Deng and Eric A. Schiff, in Handbook of Photovoltaic Science and Engineering, Antonio Luque and Steven Hegedus, editors (John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, 2003), pp. 505 – 565.[.pdf]

"Hole Drift-Mobility Measurements in Contemporary Amorphous Silicon," S. Dinca, G. Ganguly, Z. Lu, E. A. Schiff, V. Vlahos, C. R. Wronski, Q. Yuan, in Amorphous and Nanocrystalline Silicon Based Films – 2003, edited by J.R. Abelson, G. Ganguly, H. Matsumura, J. Robertson, E. A. Schiff (Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings Vol. 762, Pittsburgh, 2003), pp. 345--350.[.pdf]

"Bandtail Limits to Solar Conversion Efficiencies in Amorphous Silicon Solar Cells," K. Zhu, J. Yang, W. Wang, E. A. Schiff, J. Liang, and S. Guha, in Amorphous and Nanocrystalline Silicon Based Films – 2003, edited by J.R. Abelson, G. Ganguly, H. Matsumura, J. Robertson, E. A. Schiff (Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings Vol. 762, Pittsburgh, 2003), pp. 297--302.[.pdf]

2002

"Photocarrier Drift Mobility Measurements and Electron Localization in Nanoporous Silicon," P. N. Rao, E. A. Schiff, L. Tsybeskov, and P. Fauchet, Chemical Physics 284, 129—138 (2002). DOI: 10.1016/S0301-0104(02)00544-X [.pdf]

"Determining the Locus for Photocarrier Recombination in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells," Kai Zhu, E. A. Schiff, N.-G. Park, J. van de Lagemaat, and A. J. Frank, Appl. Phys. Lett.80, 685—687 (2002). DOI: 10.1063/1.1436533 [.pdf]

"Thermionic Emission Model for Interface Effects on the Open-Circuit Voltage of Amorphous Silicon Based Solar Cells," E. A. Schiff, in Conference Record of the 29th IEEE Photovoltaics Specialists Conference (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., Piscataway, 2002), 1086--1089.[.pdf]

"Infrared Modulation Spectroscopy of Interfaces in Amorphous Silicon Solar Cells," K. Zhu, E. A. Schiff, and G. Ganguly, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 299-302, 1162-1166 (2002).[.pdf]

"Infrared Charge-Modulation Spectroscopy of Defects in Phosphorus Doped Amorphous Silicon," Kai Zhu, E. A. Schiff, and G. Ganguly, in Amorphous and Heterogeneous Silicon-Based Films‑ 2002, edited by J.R. Abelson, J.B. Boyce, J.D. Cohen, H. Matsumura, J. Robertson (Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings Vol. 715, Pittsburgh, 2002), 301--306.[.pdf]

"Lifetime Regime in the Electrically-Detected Transient Grating Method Applied to Amorphous and Microcrystalline Silicon Films," P. Sanguino, M. Niehus, S. Koynov, P. Brogueira, R. Schwarz, J.P. Conde, V. Chu, and E.A. Schiff, in Amorphous and Heterogeneous Silicon-Based Films‑ 2002, edited by J.R. Abelson, J.B. Boyce, J.D. Cohen, H. Matsumura, J. Robertson (Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings Vol. 715, Pittsburgh, 2002), 315--320.

2001

"Electroabsorption Measurements and Built-in Potentials in Amorphous Silicon-Germanium Solar Cells," J. H. Lyou, E. A. Schiff, S. Guha, and J. Yang, Appl. Phys. Lett. 78, 1924-1926 (2001). DOI: 10.1063/1.1356443 [.pdf]

"Open-Circuit Voltage Physics in Amorphous Silicon Solar Cells," L. Jiang, J. H. Lyou, S. Rane, E. A. Schiff, Q. Wang, and Q. Yuan, in Amorphous and Heterogeneous Films – 2000, edited by H. M. Branz, R. W. Collins, S. Guha, H. Okamoto, and M. Stutzmann (Materials Research Society, Symposium Proceedings Vol. 609, Pittsburgh, 2001), A18.3.1-12.[.pdf]

2000

"Charge Modulation Spectra in Phosphorus-Doped a-Si:H," J.-H. Lyou, N. Kopidakis, E. A. Schiff, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 266-269, 227-231 (2000).[.pdf]

"Hydrogen-mediated models for metastability in a-Si:H: role of dihydride bonding," N. Kopidakis and E. A. Schiff, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 266-269, 415-418 (2000).[.pdf]

"Ambipolar Diffusion of Photocarriers in Electrolyte-Filled, Nanoporous TiO2," N. Kopidakis, E. A. Schiff, N.-G. Park, J. van de Lagemaat, and A. J. Frank, J. Phys. Chem. B 104¸3930-3936 (2000). DOI: 10.1021/jp9936603 [.pdf]

Co-editor: Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Amorphous and Microcrystalline Semiconductors, edited by R. A. Street, P. C. Taylor, S. Wagner, and E. A. Schiff; published as J. Non-Cryst. Solids 266-269 (2000).

"Interfacial Optical Spectra in Amorphous Silicon Based pin Solar Cells," Kai Zhu, J. H. Lyou, E. A. Schiff, R. S. Crandall, G. Ganguly, S. S. Hegedus, in Conference Record of the 28th IEEE Photovoltaics Specialists Conference (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc., Piscataway, 2000) 725-727.[.pdf]

1999

"Infrared Electroabsorption Spectra in Amorphous Silicon Solar Cells," J. H. Lyou, E. A. Schiff, S. S. Hegedus, S. Guha, and J. Yang, in Amorphous and Heterogeneous Silicon Thin Films: Fundamentals to Devices - 1999 (Materials Research Society, Symposium Proceedings Vol. 557, Pittsburgh, 1999), pp. 457-463.

"Grazing Incidence Measurements of Polarized Electroabsorption and Light Soaking Effect on Amorphous Silicon Based Solar Cells," L. Jiang, E. A. Schiff, Q. Wang, S. Guha, and J. Yang, in Amorphous and Microcrytalline Silicon Technology - 1998, edited by R. Schropp, H.M. Branz, M. Hack, I. Shimizu , and S. Wagner (Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings Vol. 507, Pittsburgh, 1999), 631-636.

1998

"Polarized Electroabsorption Spectra and Light Soaking of Solar Cells Based on Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon," L. Jiang, Q. Wang, E. A. Schiff, S. Guha, and J. Yang, Appl. Phys. Lett. 72, 1060--1062 (1998). DOI: 10.1063/1.120964 [.pdf]

"Direct Observation of Dangling Bond Motion in Disordered Silicon," N. Nickel and E. A. Schiff, Phys. Rev. B 58, 1114--1117 (1998).[.pdf]

1997

"Summary of 41/2 Years of Research Experience of the US Amorphous Silicon Research Teams," B. von Roedern, E. A. Schiff, J. D. Cohen, S. Wagner, and S. S. Hegedus, in Prog. Photovolt. Res. Appl. 5, 345--352.

Coeditor: Amorphous and Microcrystalline Silicon Technology-1997, edited by S. Wagner, M. Hack, E. A. Schiff, R. Schropp, and I. Shimizu (Materials Research Society, Symposium  Proceedings Vol. 467, Pittsburgh, 1997), 978 pages.

"Electron Time-of-Flight Measurements in Porous Silicon," Prasanna Rao, E. A. Schiff, L. Tsybeskov, and P. M. Fauchet, in Advances in Microcrystalline and Nanocrystalline Semiconductors -- 1996, edited by R. W. Collins, P. M. Fauchet, I. Shimizu, J.-C. Vial, T. Shimada, and A. P. Alivisatos (Materials Research Society, Symposium Proceedings Vol. 452, Pittsburgh, 1997), 613--618.[.pdf]

"Temperature Dependent Line-Shape of the Silicon Dangling Bond EPR-Resonance in Polycrystalline Silicon," N. Nickel and E. A. Schiff, in Advances in Microcrystalline and Nanocrystalline Semiconductors -- 1996, edited by R. W. Collins, P. M. Fauchet, I. Shimizu, J.-C. Vial, T. Shimada, and A. P. Alivisatos (Materials Research Society, Symposium Proceedings Vol. 452, Pittsburgh, 1997), 1019--1024.

"Photocapacitance and Hole Drift Mobility Measurements in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon (a-Si:H)," I. Nurdjaja and E. A. Schiff, in Amorphous and Microcrystalline Silicon Technology-1997, edited by S. Wagner, M. Hack, E. A. Schiff, R. Schropp, and I. Shimizu (Materials Research Society, Symposium  Proceedings Vol. 467, Pittsburgh, 1997), 723--728.[.pdf]

"Electroabsorption Spectra of Hydrogenated Amorphous and Microcrystalline Silicon," L. Jiang, E. A. Schiff, F. Finger, P. Hapke, S. Koynov, R. Schwarz, N. Wyrsch, A. Shah, J. Yang, and S. Guha, in Amorphous and Microcrystalline Silicon Technology-1997, edited by S. Wagner, M. Hack, E. A. Schiff, R. Schropp, and I. Shimizu (Materials Research Society, Symposium  Proceedings Vol. 467, Pittsburgh, 1997), 295--300.

1996

"Non-Gaussian Transport Measurements and the Einstein Relation in Amorphous Silicon," Q. Gu, E. A. Schiff, S. Grebner, F. Wang, and R. Schwarz, Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 3196--3199 (1996).[.pdf]

"Electroabsorption Measurements and Built-in Potentials in Amorphous Silicon pin Solar Cells," L. Jiang, Q. Wang, E. A. Schiff, S. Guha, J. Yang, and X. Deng, Appl. Phys. Lett. 69, 3063--3065 (1996). DOI: 10.1063/1.116840 [.pdf]

"Reverse Bias Currents in Amorphous Silicon nip Sensors," E. A. Schiff, R. A. Street, and R. L. Weisfield, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 198--200, 1155--1158 (1996).[.pdf]

"Fundamental Transport Mechanisms and High Field Mobility Measurements in Amorphous Silicon," Qing Gu, E. A. Schiff, J.-B. Chevrier, and B. Equer, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 198--200, 194--197 (1996).[.pdf]

Coeditor: Amorphous Silicon Technology-1996, edited by M. Hack, E. A. Schiff, S. Wagner, R. Schropp, and A. Matsuda (Materials Research Society, Symposium  Proceedings Vol. 420, Pittsburgh, 1996), 909 pages.

"Field Collapse Due to Band-Tail Charge in Amorphous Silicon Solar Cells," Q. Wang, R. S. Crandall, and E. A. Schiff, in Conference Record of the 21st Photovoltaics Specialists Conference (IEEE, 1996), pp. 1113--1116.

"The Correlation of Open-Circuit Voltage with Bandgap in Amorphous Silicon-Based pin Solar Cells," R. S. Crandall and E. A. Schiff, in 13th NREL Photovoltaics Program Review, edited by H. S. Ullal and C. E. Witt (AIP, Conference Proceedings Vol. 353, Woodbury, 1996), 101--106.

"Progress in Amorphous Silicon PV Technology:  An Update," W. Luft, H. M. Branz, V. L. Dalal, S. S. Hegedus, and E. A. Schiff, in13th NREL Photovoltaics Program Review, edited by H. S. Ullal and C. E. Witt (AIP, Conference Proceedings Vol. 353, Woodbury, 1996), 81--100.

"Two-layer Model for Electroabsorption and Built-in Potential Measurements on a-Si:H pin Solar Cells," L. Jiang and E. A. Schiff, in Amorphous Silicon Technology-1996, edited by M. Hack, E. A. Schiff, S. Wagner, R. Schropp, and A. Matsuda (Materials Research Society, Symposium  Proceedings Vol. 420, Pittsburgh, 1996), pp. 203-208.

"Drift Mobility Measurements in Porous Silicon," L. Tsybeskov, C. Peng, P. M. Fauchet, Q. Gu, and E. A. Schiff, in Amorphous Silicon Technology-1996, edited by M. Hack, E. A. Schiff, S. Wagner, R. Schropp, and A. Matsuda (Materials Research Society, Symposium  Proceedings Vol. 420, Pittsburgh, 1996), pp. 825-820.

1995

"Diffusion-Controlled Bimolecular Recombination of Electrons and Holes in a-Si:H," E. A. Schiff, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 190, pp. 1-8 (1995).[.pdf]

"High-field Electron-Drift Measurements and the Mobility Edge in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon," Qing Gu, E. A. Schiff, Jean-Baptiste Chévrier and Bernard Equer, Phys. Rev. B 52, pp. 5695--5707 (1995).[.pdf]

"Diffusion, Drift and Recombination of Holes in a-Si:H," R. Schwarz, F. Wang, S. Grebner, Q. Gu, and E. A. Schiff, in Amorphous Silicon Technology--1995, edited by M. Hack, et al (Materials Research Society, Symposium Proceedings Vol. 377, Pittsburgh, 1995), 427--436.

"Electron Drift Mobility in a-Si:H Prepared by Hot Wire Deposition," Qing Gu, E. A. Schiff, R. S. Crandall, E. Iwaniczko, and B. Nelson, in Amorphous Silicon Technology--1995, edited by M. Hack, et al(Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh, 1995), 437--442.

Editor of Proceedings Volume:  Amorphous Silicon Technology - 1995, edited by M. Hack, E. A. Schiff, A. Madan, M. Powell, and A. Matsuda (Materials Research Society, Symposium Proceedings Vol. 377, Pittsburgh, 1995).

1994

"Hole Drift Mobility Measurements in Amorphous Silicon Carbon Alloys," Qing Gu, Qi Wang, Eric A. Schiff, Yuan-Min Li, and Charles T. Malone, J. Appl. Phys. 76, 2310--2315 (1994).[.pdf]

"The Cosmological Kibble Mechanism in the Laboratory:  String Formation in Liquid Crystals," M. Bowick, L. Chandar, E. A. Schiff, and A. Srivastava, Science 263, pp. 943--945 (1994).

"Femtosecond Photomodulation Spectroscopy of a-Si:H and a-Ge:H Alloys in the Midinfrared," J. A. Moon, J. Tauc, J.-K. Lee, E. A. Schiff, P. Wickboldt, and W. Paul, Phys. Rev. B 50, 10608--10618 (1994).[.pdf]

"Recent Progress in Amorphous Silicon PV Technology," W. Luft,  H. M. Branz, V. L. Dalal, S. S. Hegedus, and E. A. Schiff, collected in 12th NREL Photovoltaic Program Review, edited by Rommel Noufi and Harin S. Ullal (American Institute of Physics, Conference Proceedings No. 306, New York, 1994), pp. 31--45.

Editor of Proceedings Volume:  Amorphous Silicon Technology - 1994, edited by E. A. Schiff, M. Hack, A. Madan, A. Matsuda, and M. Powell  (Materials Research Society, Symposium Proceedings Vol. 336, Pittsburgh, 1994), 903 pages.

"Hole Drift Mobility in a-Si1-xCx:H," Qing Gu, Qi Wang, E. A. Schiff, Y.-M. Li, and C. T. Malone," in Amorphous Silicon Technology - 1994, edited by E. A. Schiff, M. Hack, A. Madan, A. Matsuda, and M. Powell (Materials Research Society, Symposium Proceedings Vol. 336, Pittsburgh, 1994), pp. 523--528.

"Built-in Potentials Via Electroabsorption Measurements in a-Si:H pin Solar Cells:  A Critical Assessment," Qi Wang, E. A. Schiff, and S. Hegedus, in Amorphous Silicon Technology - 1994, edited by E. A. Schiff, M. Hack, A. Madan, A. Matsuda, and M. Powell (Materials Research Society, Symposium Proceedings Vol. 336, Pittsburgh, 1994), pp. 365--370.

1993

"Electron Drift Mobility Measurements and Conduction Bandtails in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon-Germanium Alloys," Qi Wang, Homer Antoniadis, E. A. Schiff, and S. Guha, Phys. Rev. B 47, 9435--9438 (1993). [.pdf]

"Optical Bias Effects on Transient Photocharge Measurements and Defect Relaxation in Amorphous Silicon," D. Han, D. C. Melcher, E. A. Schiff, and M. Silver, Phys. Rev. B 48, 8658--8666 (1993).[.pdf]

"Dangling Bond Relaxation and Deep Level Measurements in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon," H. M. Branz and E. A. Schiff, Phys. Rev. B 48, 8667--8671 (1993).[.pdf]

"Photocarrier Drift and Recombination in a-Si:H : The Vital  Importance of Defect Relaxation," E. A. Schiff, H. Branz, D. Han, D. Melcher, and M. Silver, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 164--166, pp. 331--334(1993).

"Hopping in Exponential Bandtails in High electric Fields and Transport Models in Amorphous Silicon," R. I. Devlen, H. Antoniadis, E. A. Schiff, and J. Tauc, Phil. Mag. B 68, 341--355 (1993).

"High-field Electron Drift in Amorphous Silicon," Qing Gu, E. A. Schiff, J.-B. Chevrier, and B. Equer, in Amorphous Silicon Technology - 1993, edited by E. A. Schiff, et al (Materials Research Society, Symposium Proceedings Vol. 297, Pittsburgh, 1993), pp. 425--430.

"Electron Time-of-Flight Measurements in a-Si1-xCx:H," Qi Wang, E. A. Schiff, and Y.-M. Li, in Amorphous Silicon Technology - 1993, edited by E. A. Schiff, et al (Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh, Symposium Proceedings Vol. 297, 1993), p. 419--424.

Edited proceedings volume: Amorphous Silicon Technology - 1993, edited by E. A. Schiff, M. J. Thompson, A. Madan, K. Tanaka, and P. G. LeComber (Materials Research Society, Symposium Proceedings Vol. 297, Pittsburgh, 1993), 1080 pages.

1992

"Modulated Electron Spin Resonance Measurements and Defect Correlation Energies in Amorphous Silicon," J.-K. Lee and E. A. Schiff, Phys. Rev. Lett.  68, 2972--2975 (1992).[.pdf]

"Electron drift mobility measurements on annealed and light-soaked hydrogenated amorphous silicon," Qi Wang, Homer Antoniadis, and E. A. Schiff, Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 2791--2793 (1992). DOI: 10.1063/1.106829 [.pdf]

"Optically Detected Photocarrier Transport in Amorphous Silicon:  A Review," R. I. Devlen and E. A. Schiff, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 141, 106--118  (1992).[.pdf]

"Transient Photocharge Measurements and Electron Emission from Deep Levels in Undoped a-Si:H," Homer Antoniadis and E. A. Schiff, Phys. Rev. B 46, 9482--9492 (1992).[.pdf]

"Effects of Hydrogen Plasma Treatment on Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon," J.-K. Lee and E. A. Schiff, in Amorphous Silicon Technology-1992,  edited by M. J. Thompson, et al (Materials Research Society, Symposium Proceedings Vol. 258, Pittsburgh, 1992), pp. 185--190.

"Delayed Field Transient Photocurrent Measurements in a-Si:H," Homer Antoniadis and E. A. Schiff, in Amorphous Silicon Technology-1992,  edited by M. J. Thompson, et al (Materials Research Society, Symposium Proceedings Vol. 258, Pittsburgh, 1992), pp. 783--788.[.pdf]

"Role of Hydrogen Microstructure in Amorphous Silicon," Sufi Zafar and E. A. Schiff, in Amorphous Silicon Technology-1992, edited by M. J. Thompson, et al (Materials Research Society, Symposium Proceedings Vol. 258, Pittsburgh, 1992), pp. 199--209.

"Electron Transport in a-Si1-xGex:H Solar Cells," Qi Wang, Homer Antoniadis, E. A. Schiff, and S. Guha, in Amorphous Silicon Technology-1992, edited by M. J. Thompson, et al (Materials Research Society, Symposium Proceedings Vol. 258, Pittsburgh, 1992), pp. 881--885.

Edited proceedings volume:  Amorphous Silicon Technology--1992, edited by M. Thompson, Y. Hamakawa, P. G. LeComber, A. Madan, and E. A. Schiff (Materials Research Sociey, Symposium Proceedings Vol. 258, Pittsburgh, 1992), 1198 pages.

1991

"Hydrogen and Defects in Amorphous Silicon," Sufi Zafar and E. A. Schiff,  Phys. Rev. Lett. 66, pp. 1493--1496 (1991). [.pdf]

"Nonlinear Photocarrier Drift in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon Germanium Alloys," Homer Antoniadis and E. A. Schiff, Phys. Rev. B 43, pp. 13957--13966  (1991).[.pdf]

"Isotropy of Drift Mobilities in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon," Homer Antoniadis and E. A. Schiff, Phys. Rev. B 44, 3627-3637 (1991).[.pdf]

"Defects in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon-Germanium Alloys Studied by Photomodulation Spectroscopy," Lingrong Chen, Jan Tauc, J.-K. Lee and Eric A. Schiff, Phys. Rev. B 43, pp. 11694 - 11702 (1991) [.pdf].

"Spin Equilibration in Hydrogen Depleted Amorphous Silicon," Sufi Zafar and E. A. Schiff, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 137& 138, pp. 323--326 (1991)[.pdf].

"High-Field Electron Drift in a-Si:H," Homer Antoniadis, R. I. Devlen, Sergei Esipov, S. Guha, E. A. Schiff, and J. Tauc, J. Non-Cryst. Solids137& 138, pp.  407--410 (1991).

"Unraveling the mt-Mystery in a-Si:H," Homer Antoniadis and E. A. Schiff, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 137& 138, pp. 435--438 (1991). 

"Femtosecond Studies of Photoinduced Bleaching and Hot Carrier Dynamics in   a-Si:H and a-Ge:H," M. Wraback, J. Tauc, D. Pang, W. Paul, J.-K. Lee, and E. A. Schiff, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 137& 138, pp. 531--534 (1991).[.pdf]

"The Effect of Light Soaking on Electron Mobilities in Hydrogenated Amorphous   Silicon," Homer Antoniadis, Qi Wang, E. A. Schiff, and S. Guha, in Amorphous Silicon Technology - 1991, edited by A. Madan, et al (Materials Research Society, Symposium Proceedings Vol. 219, Pittsburgh, 1991), pp. 33--38.

"Effects of Temperature and Charge Depletion on the Spin Density in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon," J.-K. Lee and E. A. Schiff, in Amorphous Silicon Technology - 1991, edited by A. Madan, et al (Materials Research Society, Symposium Proceedings Vol. 219, Pittsburgh, 1991), pp. 605--610.

"Photocarrier Drift Measurements and Solar Cell Models for Amorphous Silicon,"   E. A. Schiff, Solar Cells 30, pp. 227--233 (1991). [.pdf]

1990

"Electric Field Effects in the Picosecond Dynamics of Carriers in a-Si:H," R. I. Devlen, J. Tauc, G. S. Kanner, Z. Vardeny, and E. A. Schiff, in  Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors, edited by E. M. Anastassakis and J. D. Joannopoulos (World Scientific, Singapore, 1990), pp. 2039--2042.

"The First Fifty Billion Nanoseconds of Electron Photocarrier Evolution in Undoped a-Si:H,"  Homer Antoniadis and E. A. Schiff, in Amorphous Silicon Technology - 1990, edited by P. C. Taylor, et al (Materials Research Society, Symposium Proceedings Vol. 192, Pittsburgh, 1990), pp. 293--298.

"Deep Levels and Hydrogen Evolution in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon,"  Sufi Zafar and E. A. Schiff, Amorphous Silicon Technology -- 1990, edited by P. C.  Taylor, et al (Materials Research Society, Symposium Proceedings Vol. 192, Pittsburgh, 1990), pp. 139--144.[.pdf]

1989

"A Hydrogen-mediated Model for Metastability in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon," Sufi Zafar and E. A. Schiff, Phys. Rev. B (Rapid Communications) 40, 5235--5238 (1989).[.pdf]

"Picosecond Electron Drift Mobility Measurements in Hydrogenated Amorphous   Silicon," E. A. Schiff, R. I. Devlen, H. T. Grahn, J. Tauc, and S. Guha,  Appl. Phys. Lett. 54, 1911--1913 (1989). DOI: 10.1063/1.101239 [.pdf]

"Electronic Properties of Amorphous Semiconductors:  An Introduction," E. A. Schiff, collected in Disordered Solids:  Structures and Processes, edited by B. DiBartolo (Plenum Press, New York, 1989), pp. 153-194.

"Drift Mobilities Far From Thermal Equilibrium in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon,"  E. A. Schiff and M. Silver, collected in Advances in Amorphous   Semiconductors, edited by H. Fritzsche (World Scientific, Singapore), 825 (1989).

"Temperature-Dependent Defect Density Measurements in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon," Sufi Zafar and E. A. Schiff, J. Non-Cryst. Solids  114, 618--20 (1989).

"Electron Mobility-Lifetime Product and D  Defect Density in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon," S. P. Hotaling, H. Antoniadis, and E. A. Schiff, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 114, 420-22 (1989).

"Temperature and Electric Field Dependence of the Electron Drift Velocity in a-Si:H," R. I. Devlen, J. Tauc, and E. A. Schiff, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 114, 567--569 (1989)[.pdf].

"The Electron Spin Resonance Lineshape in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon Germanium Alloys," J.-K. Lee and E. A. Schiff, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 114, 423--425 (1989).[.pdf]

"Photomodulation Spectroscopy of Defects in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon Germanium Alloys," L. Chen, J. Tauc, J.-K. Lee, and E. A. Schiff, J.   Non-Cryst. Solids 114, pp. 585--7 (1989).

"Picosecond Electron Transport in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon,"  J. Tauc, R. I. Devlen, and E. A. Schiff, Solar Cells 27, pp. 169--175 (1989).

"Electron Trapping and Paramagnetic Defect Density Measurements in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon," S. P. Hotaling, Homer Antoniadis, and E. A. Schiff, Solar Cells 27, pp. 357--362 (1989).

"Spin Relaxation Spectroscopy of the D-Center in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon," Sufi Zafar and E. A. Schiff, Amorphous Silicon Technology -  1989, edited by Arun Madan, et al (Materials Research Society, Symposium Proceedings Vol. 149, Pittsburgh, 1989), pp. 113--117.

"Electric Field Dependence of the Electron Drift Velocity in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon," R. I. Devlen, E. A. Schiff, J. Tauc, and S. Guha, in  Amorphous Silicon Technology - 1989, edited by A. Madan, et al (Materials Research Society, Symposium Proceedings Vol. 149, Pittsburgh, 1989), pp. 107--111.

"Picosecond Photocarrier Transport in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon p-i-n Diodes," E. A. Schiff, H. T. Grahn, R. I. Devlen, J. Tauc, and S. Guha,  IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices 36, 2781 (1989).

1988

"Stability of Dangling Bonds in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon," Sufi Zafar and E. A. Schiff, Thin Solid Films 164, 239 (1988).

"Optical and Electrical Detection of Photocarrier Time-of-Flight," E. A. Schiff and M. A. Parker, Phys. Rev. Lett. 60, 1454 (Comment, 1988).[.pdf]

"Anisotropic Drift Mobility in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon," M. A. Parker and E. A. Schiff, Phys. Rev. B 37, pp. 10426-10428 (1988).

"Deep Levels and Drift Mobilities in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon," E. A. Schiff, M. A. Parker, and K. A. Conrad, collected in Amorphous Silicon Technology, edited by A. Madan, et al (Materials Research Society, Symposium Proceedings Vol. XXX, Pittsburgh), 825--836 (1988).

1987

"Mobility-Lifetime Estimates in Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon,"  E. A. Schiff, Phil. Mag. Lett. 55, pp. 87-92 (1987).[.pdf]

"Transient Photocurrent Characterization of Amorphous Semiconductors," E. A. Schiff, collected in The Physics of Amorphous Semiconductor Devices, edited by David Adler, Proc. SPIE 763, pp. 39-46 (1987).

"Recombination and the Standard Model in Amorphous Hydrogenated Silicon   (a-Si:H):  An Essay,"  E. A. Schiff, collected in Disordered  Semiconductors, edited by Marc Kastner and Gordon Thomas (Plenum, New York, 1987), pp. 379-388.

"The Geometry Problem for Photocarrier Drift Mobilities in a-Si:H," M. A. Parker and E. A. Schiff, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 97& 98, pp. 627-630 (1987).

1986

"The Dangling Bond in a-Si:H:  Anomalous Spin Relaxation,"  U. Vahalia, J.   Ferrario, and E. A. Schiff, Phys. Rev. B 34, 1415 (1986).[.pdf]

"Photocurrent Response Times in Undoped Amorphous Hydrogenated Silicon," M. A. Parker and E. A. Schiff, Appl. Phys. Lett. 48, pp. 1087-1089 (1986). DOI: 10.1063/1.96606 [.pdf[

"Transient Photocurrent Saturation and Deep Traps in Amorphous Hydrogenated Silicon," K. A. Conrad and E. A. Schiff, Solid State Comm. 60, pp. 291-294 (1986).

"Room Temperature Light Induced Electron Spin Resonance in Undoped Amorphous   Hydrogenated Silicon," R. Pandya, S. Zafar, and E. A. Schiff, in  Materials Issues in Amorphous Semiconductor Technology, edited by D. Adler, Y. Hamakawa, and A. Madan (Materials Research Society, Symposium Proceedings Vol. XXX, Pittsburgh, 1986), pp. 155-159.

"The Dangling Bond in a-Si:H:  Trap or Recombination Center?"  M. A. Parker, K. A. Conrad, and E. A. Schiff, in Materials Issues in Amorphous Semiconductor Technology, edited by D. Adler, Y. Hamakawa, and A. Madan (Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh, 1986), pp. 125 - 130.

1985

"A Multiple-Trapping Model with Optical Bias," R. Pandya and E. A. Schiff, Phil. Mag. B 52, pp. 1075-1095 (1985).

"Coplanar Transient Photocurrents and the Density of States in a-Si:H," E. A. Schiff, in Tetrahedrally Bonded Amorphous Semiconductors, edited by D. Adler and H. Fritzsche (Plenum, 1985), p. 357-365.

"Recombination and Optical Bias in a-Si:H,"  R. Pandya and E. A. Schiff,  J. Non-Cryst. Solids 77&78, 623-626 (1985).

"Photocarrier Dynamics in a-Si:H:  Effects of Bias Illumination," K. A. Conrad, R. Pandya, and E. A. Schiff, Phys. Rev. Lett. 54, 247 (Comment, 1985).

1984

"The Long-time Drift Mobility in a-Si:H: Optical Bias and Temperature Dependence," R. Pandya, E. A. Schiff, and K. A. Conrad, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 66, 193-198 (1984).

1983

"Differential Photocurrent Transient Studies in a-Si:H", R. Pandya and E. A. Schiff, J. Non-Cryst. Solids 59& 60, pp. 297-300 (1983).

1982

"Shallow Traps and the D- Center in Ge:Sb: Far Infrared Photoconductivity Studies Below 1K," E. A. Schiff, Phil. Mag. 45, pp. 69-93 (1982).

1981

"Trap-Controlled Dispersive Transport and Exponential Band Tails in Amorphous   Silicon," E. A. Schiff, Phys. Rev. B 24, pp. 6189-6192 (Rapid Communication, 1981).[.pdf]

"Spin Polarization Effects in the Photoconductivity of Plasma Deposited   a-Si:H," E. A. Schiff, in Tetrahedrally Bonded Amorphous Semiconductors   (Carefree, Arizona, 1981), edited by R. A. Street, D. K. Biegelson, and J. C.   Knights, AIP Conf. Proc. No. 73 (AIP, New York, 1981), p. 233-237.

"A Doping-Precipitated Morphology in Plasma Deposited a-Si:H,"  E. A. Schiff,   P. D. Persans, H. Fritzsche, and V. Akopyan, Appl. Phys. Lett. 32, pp. 92-94 (1981). DOI: 10.1063/1.92267 [.pdf]

1980

"Origins of Very Shallow Photoconduction in Ge:Sb," E. A. Schiff, Solid State Comm. 35, pp. 991-994 (1980).

1978

"Alignment of a Fourier Transform Spectrometer for Measuring High-Temperature Reflectivities," D. M. Trotter and E. A. Schiff, Applied Optics 17, 3529 -3530 (1978).

"A New Type of Photoconduction in n-CdS," K. Nagasaka and E. A. Schiff,  J. Phys. Chem. Solids 39, pp. 133-136 (1978).

1975

"A Low Lying Defect Mode in CaF_2:Y, "J. A. Campbell, E. A. Schiff and A. J. Sievers, Phys. Lett. 15A, pp. 470-472 (1975).