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Journal Articles

  1. "PARAMETER EXTRACTION FROM I-V CHARACTERISTICS OF PV DEVICES",EQB Macabebe, CJ Sheppard and EE van Dyk. Solar Energy, 85, 12-18 (2011).
  2. "EFFECTS OF SPECTRAL VARIATION ON THE DEVICE PERFORMANCE OF COPPER INDIUM DISELENIDE AND MULTI-CRYSTALLINE SILICON PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES",W Okullo, MK Munji, FJ Vorster and EE van Dyk. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 95, 759-764 (2011).
  3. "A COMPARISON OF AMORPHOUS SILICON PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULE TECHNOLOGIES SOLAR ENERGY MATERIALS AND SOLAR CELLS",C Radue and EE van Dyk. Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 94, 617-622 (2010).
  4. "LOCAL DEVICE PARAMETER EXTRACTION OF A CONCENTRATOR PHOTOVOLTAIC CELL UNDER SOLAR SPOT ILLUMINATION SOLAR ENERGY MATERIALS AND SOLAR CELLS", MK Munji, W Okullo, EE van Dyk and FJ Vorster. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 94, 2129–2136 (2010).
  5. "BLEND COMPOSITION STUDY OF PQT-12/PCBM SOLUTION PROCESSED ORGANIC SOLAR CELLS", A Yuen, A-M Hor, R Klenkler, J Preston, EQB Macabebe, EE van Dyk, R Loutfy. Applied Physics Letters, 105, 016105 (2009).
  6. "ANALYSIS OF PERFORMANCE AND DEVICE PARAMETERS OF CIGS PV MODULES DEPLOYED OUTDOORS",C Radue, EE van Dyk and EQB Macabebe. Thin Solid Films, 517, 2383-2385 (2009).
  7. "EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT SELENIZATION CONDITIONS ON THE DEVICE PARAMETERS OF CuIn(Se,S)2 SOLAR CELLS",EQB Macabebe, CJ Sheppard, V Alberts and EE van Dyk. Thin Solid Films, 517, 2380-2382 (2009).
  8. "OPTO-ELECTRONIC ANALYSIS OF SILICON SOLAR CELL BY LBIC INVESTIGATIONS AND CURRENT-VOLTAGE CHARACTERIZATION",NM Thantsha, EQB Macabebe, FJ Vorster and EE van Dyk. Physica B, 404, 4445–4448 (2009).
  9. "DEGRADATION ANALYSIS OF THIN FILM PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES",C Radue and EE van Dyk. Physica B, 404, 4449–4451 (2009).
  10. "EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS AND MODELING OF THE IV CHARACTERISTICS OF PHOTOVOLTAIC SOLAR CELLS UNDER SOLAR SPECTRUM SPOT ILLUMINATION",MK Munji, EE van Dyk and FJ Vorster. Physica B, 404, 4457-4460 (2009).
  11. "DEVICE AND PERFORMANCE PARAMETERS OF Cu(In,Ga)(Se,S)2 – BASED SOLAR CELLS WITH VARYING i-ZnO LAYER THICKNESS", EQB Macabebe, CJ Sheppard and EE van Dyk. Physica B, 404, 4466-4469 (2009).
  12. "EXTRACTION OF DEVICE PARAMETERS FROM DARK CURRENT-VOLTAGE CHARACTERISTICS OF PV DEVICES",EQB Macabebe and EE van Dyk. Physica Status Solidi (c), 5, 2, 616-619 (2008).
  13. "Local photo-response measurements of photovoltaic devices",AR Gxasheka, EE van Dyk and FJ Vorster. Physica Status Solidi (c), 5, 2, 645-648 (2008).
  14. "SOLAR LBIC SCANNING OF HIGH-EFFICIENCY POINT CONTACT SILICON SOLAR CELLS",FJ Vorster and EE van Dyk. Physica Status Solidi (c), 5, 2, 649-652 (2008).
  15. "Parameter extraction from dark current–voltage characteristics of crystalline silicon solar cells using the one– and the two– diode models", EQB Macabebe and EE van Dyk. South African Journal of Science, 104, 9/10, 401-404 (2008).
  16. "PRE-DEPLOYMENT EVALUATION OF AMORPHOUS SILICON PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES", C Radue and EE van Dyk. Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 91, 129-136 (2007).
  17. "INVESTIGATION OF THE DEGRADATION OF A THIN-FILM HYDROGENATED AMORPHOUS SILICON PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULE", EE van Dyk, A Audouard, EL Meyer, and CD Woolard. Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 91, 167-173 (2007)
  18. "CHARACTERIZATION OF Cu(In,Ga)Se2 PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES", EE van Dyk, C Radue and AR Gxasheka. Thin Solid Films, 515, 15, 6196-6199 (2007).
  19. "HIGH SATURATION SOLAR LIGHT BEAM INDUCED CURRENT SCANNING OF SOLAR CELL", FJ Vorster and EE van Dyk. Rev. Sci. Instrum. 78, 013904 (2007).
  20. "BIAS DEPENDANT HIGH SATURATION SOLAR LBIC SCANNING OF SOLAR CELLS", FJ Vorster and EE van Dyk. Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells, 91, 871-876 (2007).
  21. "MONITORING CURRENT-VOLTAGE CHARACTERISTICS OF SILICON PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES", EE van Dyk, AR Gxasheka and EL Meyer. Renewable Energy, 30, 399-411 (2005).
  22. "EVALUATION OF PERFOMANCE PARAMETERS OF PV MODULES DEPLOYED OUTDOORS", AR Gxasheka, EE van Dyk and EL Meyer. Renewable Energy, 30, 611-620 (2005).
  23. "CURRENT-VOLTAGE CHARACTERISTICS OF HIGH CONCENTRATION, PHOTOVOLTAIC ARRAY", FJ Vorster and EE van Dyk. Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 13, 1, 55-66 (2005).
  24. "INVESTIGATION OF DELAMINATION IN AN EDGE-DEFINED FILM-FED GROWTH PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULE", EE van Dyk, JB Chamel and AR Gxasheka. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 88, 4, 403-411 (2005).
  25. "ANALYSIS OF ELECTRICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES", NM Thantsha and EE van Dyk. South African Journal of Science, 101, 5/6, 288-291 (2005).
  26. "CHARACTERIZATION OF PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICES BY MEANS OF LASER BEAM-INDUCED CURRENT SCANNING: ITS VALUE AS A DIAGNOSTICS TOOL", AR Gxasheka, EE van Dyk and FJ Vorster. South African Journal of Science, 101, 5/6, 285-287 (2005).
  27. "ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECT OF PARASITIC RESISTANCE ON THE PERFORMANCE OF PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES", EE van Dyk and EL Meyer. Renewable Energy, 29/3, 333-344 (2004).
  28. "RELIABILITY AND DEGRADATION OF PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULE PERFORMANCE PARAMETERS", EL Meyer and EE van Dyk. IEEE Transactions on Reliability, 53, 1, 83-92 (2004).
  29. "INVESTIGATION OF FOREIGN PARTICLES IN POLYCRYSTALLINE SILICON ", R Zhang, EE van Dyk, GA Rozgonyi, J Rand, and R Jonczyk. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 82, 4, 577-585 (2004).
  30. "Near-field Scanning Optical Microscopy for Characterisation of Photovoltaic Materials", EE van Dyk, A Karoui, AH La Rosa and GA Rozgonyi. Physica Status Solidi (c), 1, 9, 2292-2297 (2004). 
  31. "Analysis of Degradation in CuInSe2 Photovoltaic Modules", EL Meyer and EE van Dyk. Physica Status Solidi (a), 210, 10, 2245-2250 (2004). 
  32. "CHARACTERIZATION OF DEGRADATION IN THIN-FILM PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULE PERFORMANCE PARAMETERS", EL Meyer and EE van Dyk. Renewable Energy, 28/9, 1455-1469 (2003).
  33. "LONG-TERM MONITORING OF PHOTOVOLTAIC DEVICES", EE van Dyk, EL Meyer, FJ Vorster and AWR Leitch. Renewable Energy, 25/2, 183-197 (2002).
  34. "HIGH QUALITY InGaAs EPITAXIAL LAYERS GROWN ON GaAs BY OMVPE", EE van Dyk, AWR Leitch and JH Neethling. Physica Status Solidi (a), 189, 1, 223-231 (2002).
  35. "Development of ENERGY MODEL BASED ON TOTAL DAILY IRRADIATION AND MAXIMUM AMBIENT TEMPERATURE", EL Meyer and EE van Dyk. Renewable Energy, 21, 37-47 (2000).
  36. "TEMPERATURE DEPENDENCE OF OUTPUT PARAMETERS OF CRYSTALLINE SILICON PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES", EE van Dyk, BJ Scott, EL Meyer and AWR Leitch. S.A. J. Sci., 96, 198-200 (2000).
  37. "FTIR DETERMINATION OF DOPANT CONTENT IN GaAs STRUCTURES", JAA Engelbrecht, JR Botha and EE van Dyk. Mikrochim Acta [Suppl.], 14, 471-472 (1997).
  38. "BENEFITS OF SUNCORP, A NEW PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULE ASSEMBLY COMPANY IN SOUTH AFRICA", LHN Maepa, A Norman, H Singh, AWR Leitch, G Darkazalli, ST Slavsky, EE van Dyk and RD McConnell. Renewable Energy, 8, 344 (1996).
  39. "ELECTRICAL AND OPTICAL STUDIES OF InGaAs EPITAXIAL LAYERS", EE van Dyk, AWR Leitch and HL Ehlers. S.A. J. Phys., 16, 158 (1993).
  40. "INFRARED OPTICAL BIREFRINGENCE STUDY OF DISLOCATIONS AND DISLOCATION INTERACTION IN PLASTICALLY DEFORMED GaAs", JS Vermaak, EE van Dyk and AWR Leitch. Infrared Phys., 31(5), 459 (1991).
  41. "ANALYSIS OF DISLOCATIONS IN PLASTICALLY DEFORMED GaAs USING OPTICAL BIREFRINGENCE MICROSCOPY", EE van Dyk, JS Vermaak and AWR Leitch. S.A. J. Sci., 87, 169 (1991).