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Research Output 1992 2020

2016
5 Citations (Scopus)
solar cells
dyes
methodology
optimization
leaves
52 Citations (Scopus)

Performance analysis of PV/T Combi with water and air heating system: An experimental study

Othman, M. Y., Hamid, S. A., Tabook, M. A. S., Sopian, K., Roslan, M. H. & Ibarahim, Z., 1 Feb 2016, In : Renewable Energy. 86, p. 716-722 7 p., 7091.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heating
Air
Water
Thermal energy
Solar cells

Performance and energy analysis of a solar hybrid desiccant air-conditioning system

Enggsa, Z. M., Rachman, A., Sulaiman, Y., Asmidzam, M., Mat, S. & Sopian, K., 19 Apr 2016, International Symposium on Current Progress in Mathematics and Sciences 2015, ISCPMS 2015: Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Current Progress in Mathematics and Sciences. American Institute of Physics Inc., Vol. 1729. 020011

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

desiccants
air conditioning
heat pipes
wheels
hot weather
3 Citations (Scopus)

Performance Evaluation of a Novel Multi-pass Solar Air Heating Collector

Kareem, M. W., Habib, K., Sopian, K. & Irshad, K., 2016, In : Procedia Engineering. 148, p. 638-645 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heating
Air
Energy balance
Solar dryers
Collector efficiency
3 Citations (Scopus)

Performance evaluation of flash tank-absorption cooling cycle using two ejectors

Abed, A. M., Alghoul, M. A. & Sopian, K., 25 May 2016, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 101, p. 47-60 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Absorption cooling
Low temperature operations
High temperature operations
Evaporators
Thermal load
18 Citations (Scopus)

Performance of a solar-assisted solid desiccant dryer for oil palm fronds drying

Misha, S., Mat, S., Ruslan, M. H., Salleh, E. . I. & Sopian, K., 1 Jul 2016, In : Solar Energy. 132, p. 415-429 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hygroscopic Agents
Driers (materials)
Palm oil
Drying
Solar dryers
5 Citations (Scopus)
Solar dryers
Greenhouses
heat
Heat exchangers
Drying
12 Citations (Scopus)
water splitting
Nanostructures
Water
wurtzite
photocurrents
22 Citations (Scopus)

Photovoltaic solar thermal (PV/T) collectors past, present and future: A review

Al-Waeli, A. H., Sopian, K., Kazem, H. A. & Chaichan, M. T., 2016, In : International Journal of Applied Engineering Research. 11, 22, p. 10757-10765 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Solar collectors
Solar energy
Hot Temperature
3 Citations (Scopus)
Perovskite
Oxides
Solid state reactions
Transparency
Sol-gels
13 Citations (Scopus)
Perovskite
Oxides
Indium
Tin oxides
Zinc Oxide
4 Citations (Scopus)

Prospects of Graphene as a Potential Carrier-Transport Material in Third-Generation Solar Cells

Chowdhury, T. H., Islam, A., Mahmud Hasan, A. K., Terdi, M. A. M., Arunakumari, M., Prakash Singh, S., Alam, M. K., Bedja, I. M., Ruslan, M. H., Sopian, K., Amin, N. & Akhtaruzzaman, M., 1 Apr 2016, In : Chemical Record. 16, 2, p. 614-632 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
Carrier transport
Graphene
Solar cells
Coloring Agents
1 Citation (Scopus)

Recent advances in air-based bifacial photovoltaic thermal solar collectors

Sopian, K., Ooshaksaraei, P., Zaidi, S. H. & Othman, M. Y., 1 Jan 2016, Photovoltaics for Sustainable Electricity and Buildings. Springer International Publishing, p. 161-176 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Solar collectors
Solar cells
Air
Fences
Facades
26 Citations (Scopus)

Research and development efforts on texturization to reduce the optical losses at front surface of silicon solar cell

Abdullah, M. F., Alghoul, M. A., Naser, H., Asim, N., Ahmadi, S., Yatim, B. & Sopian, K., 1 Dec 2016, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 66, p. 380-398 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Optical losses
Silicon solar cells
Textures
Solar cells
Silicon
1 Citation (Scopus)

Response surface methodology (RSM) in fabrication of nanostructured silicon

Azhari, A. W., Sopian, K., Che Halin, D. S., Ibrahim, A. H. & Zaidi, S. H., 2016, Materials Science Forum. Trans Tech Publications Ltd, Vol. 857. p. 151-155 5 p. (Materials Science Forum; vol. 857).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Silicon
Etching
etching
methodology
Fabrication
18 Citations (Scopus)

Review: Survey of the control strategy of liquid desiccant systems

Mohammad, A. T., Mat, S., Sopian, K. & Al-Abidi, A. A., 1 May 2016, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 58, p. 250-258 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquids
Cooling systems
Mass transfer
Heat transfer
Specifications
30 Citations (Scopus)

Review of building integrated applications of photovoltaic and solar thermal systems

Baljit, S. S. S., Chan, H. Y. & Sopian, K., 20 Nov 2016, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 137, p. 677-689 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Fluids
fluid
construction industry
Construction industry
Roofs
7 Citations (Scopus)

Review on matrix thermal absorber designs for solar air collector

Razak, A. A., Majid, Z. A. A., Azmi, W. H., Ruslan, M. H., Choobchian, S., Najafi, G. & Sopian, K., 1 Oct 2016, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 64, p. 682-693 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Air
Topology
Hot Temperature
Solar radiation
Thermal energy
25 Citations (Scopus)

Silicon back contact solar cell configuration: A pathway towards higher efficiency

Mat Desa, M. K., Sepeai, S., Azhari, A. W., Sopian, K., Sulaiman, M. Y., Amin, N. & Zaidi, S. H., 1 Jul 2016, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 60, p. 1516-1532 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solar cells
Silicon solar cells
Silicon
Crystalline materials
Costs
3 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of calcium carbonate on the photovoltaic performance: An indoor experimental study

Darwish, Z. A., Sopian, K., Alawadhi, H., Kazem, H. A. & Alghoul, M. A., 2016, In : International Journal of Applied Engineering Research. 11, 3, p. 2091-2097 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Calcium carbonate
Dust
Short circuit currents
Open circuit voltage
Electric lamps
36 Citations (Scopus)

The role of climatic-design-operational parameters on combined PV/T collector performance: A critical review

Elbreki, A. M., Alghoul, M. A., Al-Shamani, A. N., Ammar, A. A., Yegani, B., Aboghrara, A. M., Rusaln, M. H. & Sopian, K., 1 May 2016, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 57, p. 602-647 46 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015
2 Citations (Scopus)

A comprehensive study on Mo/CdTe metal-semiconductor interface deposited by radio frequency magnetron sputtering

Dhar, N., Khan, N. A., Chelvanathan, P., Akhtaruzzaman, M., Alam, M. M., Alothman, Z. A., Sopian, K. & Amin, N., 1 Nov 2015, In : Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. 15, 11, p. 9291-9297 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Semiconductors
Radio
Magnetron sputtering
radio frequencies
magnetron sputtering

A computation ANN model for quantifying the global solar radiation: A case study of Al-Aqabah-Jordan

Abolgasem, I. M., Alghoul, M. A., Ruslan, M. H., Chan, H. Y., Khrit, N. G. & Sopian, K., 21 Sep 2015, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. 1 ed. Institute of Physics Publishing, Vol. 88. 012073

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Solar radiation
Neural networks
Learning algorithms
Air
Network architecture
18 Citations (Scopus)
Agricultural wastes
Solid wastes
solid waste
Cooling systems
cooling
2 Citations (Scopus)

Analisis prestasi haba kepada kesan berperingkat penyerap haba suria dengan reka bentuk bersilang

Translated title of the contribution: Thermal performance analysis of staging effect of solar thermal absorber with cross designRazak, A. A., Majid, Z. A. A., Ruslan, M. H. & Sopian, K., 2015, In : Malaysian Journal of Analytical Sciences. 19, 6, p. 1264-1273 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aluminum
Stainless Steel
Temperature
Air
Thermal energy
13 Citations (Scopus)

An improved design of photovoltaic/thermal solar collector

Hussain, F., Othman, M. Y., Yatim, B., Ruslan, M. H., Sopian, K., Anuar, Z. & Khairuddin, S., 1 Dec 2015, In : Solar Energy. 122, p. 885-891 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solar collectors
Flow rate
Space heating
Aluminum
Heat exchangers
25 Citations (Scopus)

Annealing effect in structural and electrical properties of sputtered Mo thin film

Chelvanathan, P., Zakaria, Z., Yusoff, Y., Akhtaruzzaman, M., Alam, M. M., Alghoul, M. A., Sopian, K. & Amin, N., 15 Apr 2015, In : Applied Surface Science. 334, p. 129-137 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Molybdenum
Structural properties
Electric properties
Annealing
Thin films

A review of the pico-hydro turbine: Studies on the propeller hydro type

Othman, M. M., Razak, J. A., Basar, M. F., Muhammad, N. S., Mohamad, W. M. F. W. & Sopian, K., 1 Nov 2015, In : International Review of Mechanical Engineering. 9, 6, p. 527-535 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Propellers
Turbines
Cost effectiveness
Electricity
Rivers
43 Citations (Scopus)

Carbonaceous materials and their advances as a counter electrode in dye-sensitized solar cells: Challenges and prospects

Kouhnavard, M., Ahmad Ludin, N., Ghaffari, B. V., Sopian, K. & Ikeda, S., 11 May 2015, In : ChemSusChem. 8, 9, p. 1510-1533 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dye
electrode
Carbon
Electrodes
Graphite
10 Citations (Scopus)

Characteristics of solar thermal absorber materials for cross absorber design in solar air collector

Majid, Z. A. A., Razak, A. A., Ruslan, M. H. & Sopian, K., 2015, In : International Journal of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering. 11, 1, p. 2582-2590 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air
Stainless steel
Temperature
Black coatings
Aluminum
4 Citations (Scopus)

Combustion characteristics of butane porous burner for thermoelectric power generation

Mustafa, K. F., Abdullah, S., Abdullah, M. Z. & Sopian, K., 2015, In : Journal of Combustion. 2015, 121487.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

thermoelectric power generation
Dental Porcelain
Porcelain
Thermoelectric power
Butane
67 Citations (Scopus)

Darrieus vertical axis wind turbine for power generation I: Assessment of Darrieus VAWT configurations

Tjiu, W., Marnoto, T., Mat, S., Ruslan, M. H. & Sopian, K., 1 Mar 2015, In : Renewable Energy. 75, p. 50-67 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wind turbines
Power generation
Rotors
Towers
Turbomachine blades
64 Citations (Scopus)
Wind turbines
Power generation
Wind power
102 Citations (Scopus)

Defect chemistry and defect engineering of TiO2-based semiconductors for solar energy conversion

Nowotny, J., Alim, M. A., Bak, T., Idris, M. A., Ionescu, M., Prince, K., Sahdan, M. Z., Sopian, K., Mat Teridi, M. A. & Sigmund, W., 7 Dec 2015, In : Chemical Society Reviews. 44, 23, p. 8424-8442 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy conversion
Solar energy
Semiconductor materials
Defects
Photoelectrochemical cells
6 Citations (Scopus)
Solar refrigeration
Air conditioning
Adsorption
Water
Cooling
27 Citations (Scopus)

Design characteristics of corrugated trapezoidal plate heat exchangers using nanofluids

Abed, A. M., Alghoul, M. A., Sopian, K., Mohammed, H. A., Majdi, H. S. & Al-Shamani, A. N., 1 Jan 2015, In : Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification. 87, p. 88-103 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heat exchangers
Nanoparticles
Nusselt number
Heat transfer
Forced convection
2 Citations (Scopus)

Design configurations analysis of wind-induced natural ventilation tower in hot humid climate using computational fluid dynamics

Lim, C. H., Omidreza Saadatian, S., Sopian, K., Yusof Sulaiman, M., Mat, S., Salleh, E. . I. & Ng, K. C., 1 Dec 2015, In : International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies. 10, 4, p. 332-346 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

computational fluid dynamics
Towers
Ventilation
ventilation
Computational fluid dynamics
7 Citations (Scopus)

Design optimization of CdTe thin film solar cells from numerical analysis

Khan, N. A., Rahman, K. S., Haque, F., Dhar, N., Islam, M. A., Akhtaruzzaman, M., Sopian, K. & Amin, N., 28 Jan 2015, 8th International Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering: Advancing Technology for a Better Tomorrow, ICECE 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 508-511 4 p. 7026862

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Zinc oxide
Conversion efficiency
Numerical analysis
Buffer layers
Microelectronics
6 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of laser annealing on cdte thin film deposited by thermal evaporation

Khan, N. A., Rahman, K. S., Kamaruzzaman, M. I., Haque, F., Islam, M. A., Alam, M. M., Alothman, Z. A., Sopian, K. & Amin, N., 2015, In : Chalcogenide Letters. 12, 4, p. 191-200 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

laser annealing
Thermal evaporation
evaporation
Annealing
Thin films
4 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of Sn doping on the properties of nano-structured ZnO thin films deposited by Co-sputtering technique

Islam, M. A., Rahman, K. S., Haque, F., Khan, N. A., Akhtaruzzaman, M., Alam, M. M., Ruslan, M. H., Sopian, K. & Amin, N., 1 Nov 2015, In : Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. 15, 11, p. 9184-9191 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zinc Oxide
Tin
Vacuum
Particle Size
Glass
5 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of sulfurization temperature on Cu<inf>2</inf>ZnSnS<inf>4</inf> thin film deposited by single source thermal evaporation method

Zakaria, Z., Chelvanathan, P., Rashid, M. J., Akhtaruzzaman, M., Alam, M. M., Al-Othman, Z. A., Alamoud, A., Sopian, K. & Amin, N., 1 Aug 2015, In : Japanese Journal of Applied Physics. 54, 8, 08KC18.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermal evaporation
evaporation
Thin films
thin films
Optical band gaps

Effects on crystal structure of CZTS thin films owing to deionized water and sulfurization treatment

Nadi, S. A., Chelvanathan, P., Yusoff, Y., Islam, M. A., Amin, N. & Sopian, K., 15 May 2015, AIP Conference Proceedings. American Institute of Physics Inc., Vol. 1660. 070060

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

water treatment
crystal structure
thin films
sputtering
roughness
11 Citations (Scopus)

Electrodeposited p-type Co<inf>3</inf>O<inf>4</inf> with high photoelectrochemical performance in aqueous medium

Ebadi, M., Mat Teridi, M. A., Sulaiman, M. Y., Basirun, W. J., Asim, N., Ahmad Ludin, N., Ibrahim, M. A. & Sopian, K., 2015, In : RSC Advances. 5, 46, p. 36820-36827 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrodeposition
Photocurrents
Annealing
Chronoamperometry
Photocathodes
1 Citation (Scopus)

Energy saving and emission analysis via lighting retrofitting in a large-scale hospital: Case study in Malaysia

Moghimi, S., Azizpour, F., Lim, C. H., Salleh, E. . I., Mat, S. & Sopian, K., 9 Sep 2015, Selected Topics from the World Renewable Energy Congress WREC 2014. Springer International Publishing, Vol. 1. p. 415-421 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Retrofitting
Energy conservation
Lighting
Light emitting diodes
Energy efficiency
20 Citations (Scopus)

Enhance heat transfer in the channel with V-shaped wavy lower plate using liquid nanofluids

Abed, A. M., Sopian, K., Mohammed, H. A., Alghoul, M. A., Ruslan, M. H., Mat, S. & Najah Al-Shamani, A., 1 Mar 2015, In : Case Studies in Thermal Engineering. 5, p. 13-23 11 p., 56.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heat transfer
Nusselt number
Liquids
Glycerol
Reynolds number
40 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancement heat transfer characteristics in the channel with Trapezoidal rib-groove using nanofluids

Al-Shamani, A. N., Sopian, K., Mohammed, H. A., Mat, S., Ruslan, M. H. & Abed, A. M., 1 Mar 2015, In : Case Studies in Thermal Engineering. 5, p. 48-58 11 p., 61.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nusselt number
Nanoparticles
Heat transfer
Volume fraction
Finite volume method
2 Citations (Scopus)
Heat transfer coefficients
Thermal conductivity
Thermodynamic properties
Fluids
Volume fraction
5 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating ejector efficiency working under intermediate pressure of flash tank-absorption cooling cycle: Parametric study

Abed, A. M., Alghoul, M. A., Al-Shamani, A. N. & Sopian, K., 1 Sep 2015, In : Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification. 95, p. 222-234 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Absorption cooling
Refrigerants
Thermal load
Secondary flow
Heat exchangers
2 Citations (Scopus)

Evolution of simple reaction type turbines for pico-hydro applications

Farriz, M. B., Boejang, H., Masjuri, M., Aras, M. S. M., Razik, N. H. A., Mat, S. & Sopian, K., 2015, In : Jurnal Teknologi. 77, 32, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Turbines
Turbomachine blades
Water
Water resources
Pipe
9 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental analysis of a porous burner operating on kerosene-vegetable cooking oil blends for thermophotovoltaic power generation

Mustafa, K. F., Abdullah, S., Abdullah, M. Z. & Sopian, K., 15 May 2015, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 96, p. 544-560 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cooking
Kerosene
Vegetables
Fuel burners
Power generation