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Research Output 1992 2020

2013
15 Citations (Scopus)

Long term strategy for electricity generation in Peninsular Malaysia - Analysis of cost and carbon footprint using MESSAGE

Fairuz, S. M. C., Sulaiman, M. Y., Lim, C. H., Mat, S., Ali, B., Saadatian, O., Ruslan, M. H., Salleh, E. . I. & Sopian, K., Nov 2013, In : Energy Policy. 62, p. 493-502 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon footprint
carbon footprint
electricity generation
Electricity
Energy resources
3 Citations (Scopus)
energy saving
insulation
Mineral wool
Malaysia
Insulation
7 Citations (Scopus)

Measurements of spectral-band solar irradiance in Bangi, Malaysia

Eltbaakh, Y. A., Ruslan, M. H., Alghoul, M. A., Othman, M. Y. & Sopian, K., Mar 2013, In : Solar Energy. 89, p. 62-80 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mean square error
Radiative transfer
Air
Solar radiation
Glass
9 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling and measuring the thermal conductivity of multi-metallic Zn/Cu nanofluid

Balla, H. H., Abdullah, S., Wan Mahmood, W. M. F., Abdul Razzaq, M., Zulkifli, R. & Sopian, K., Jul 2013, In : Research on Chemical Intermediates. 39, 6, p. 2801-2815 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermal conductivity
Fuzzy inference
Nanoparticles
Vibrators
Volume fraction
3 Citations (Scopus)
Malaysia
Tropics
tropical regions
Irradiation
formulations

Numerical analysis of bifacial solar cell using PC1D software

Sepeai, S., Sulaiman, M. Y., Khairunaz, M., Azhari, A. W., Sopian, K. & Zaidi, S. H., 2013, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 2659-2663 5 p. 6745020

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

Numerical analysis
Solar cells
Carrier lifetime
Doping (additives)
Costs
98 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical study of PCM solidification in a triplex tube heat exchanger with internal and external fins

Al-Abidi, A. A., Mat, S., Sopian, K., Sulaiman, M. Y. & Mohammad, A. T., 2013, In : International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 61, 1, p. 684-695 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tube heat exchangers
phase change materials
Phase change materials
Tubes (components)
fins
31 Citations (Scopus)
Reynolds number
Pipe
Nanoparticles
Heat transfer
Heat transfer coefficients
13 Citations (Scopus)

Optimal sizing of the energy sources in hybrid PV/diesel systems: A case study for Malaysia

Khatib, T., Mohamed, A., Sopian, K. & Mahmoud, M., 1 Jan 2013, In : International Journal of Green Energy. 10, 1, p. 41-52 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Loss of load probability
Costs
Solar energy
41 Citations (Scopus)
Sol-gels
Particle size
Nanoparticles
Calcination
Polynomials
239 Citations (Scopus)

Overview of the production of biodiesel from Waste cooking oil

Yaakob, Z., Mohammad, M., Alherbawi, M., Alam, Z. & Sopian, K., 2013, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 18, p. 184-193 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cooking
Biodiesel
Feedstocks
Alcohols
Oils
91 Citations (Scopus)

Overview on the production of paraffin based-biofuels via catalytic hydrodeoxygenation

Mohammad, M., Kandaramath Hari, T., Yaakob, Z., Chandra Sharma, Y. & Sopian, K., 2013, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 22, p. 121-132 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Paraffins
Fossil fuels
Vegetable oils
Catalysts
1 Citation (Scopus)

Oxide passivated low reflection nano-structured solar cell

Leong, C. S., Sopian, K. & Zaidi, S. H., 2013, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1260-1264 5 p. 6744370

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

Solar cells
Oxides
Passivation
Surface cleaning
Plasma applications
73 Citations (Scopus)
Cost benefit analysis
Solar collectors
Nusselt number
Flow rate
Exergy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Performance of double-pass solar collector with CPC and fins for heat transfer enhancement

Alfegi, E. M. A., Abosbaia, A. A. S., Mezughi, K. M. A. & Sopian, K., 2013, IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. 1 ed. Institute of Physics Publishing, Vol. 16. 012061

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

heat transfer
air
irradiance
solar radiation
experimental study
2 Citations (Scopus)

Performance of single pass photovoltaic thermal solar collector with bifacial solar cells

Ooshaksaraei, P., Sopian, K., Zulkifli, R., Zaidi, S. H. & Sirwan, R., 2013, In : International Review of Mechanical Engineering. 7, 2, p. 358-363 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exergy
Solar collectors
Solar cells
Energy efficiency
Flow rate
10 Citations (Scopus)

Performance study of air-based photovoltaic-thermal (PV/T) collector with different designs of heat exchanger

Othman, M. Y., Hussain, F., Sopian, K., Yatim, B. & Ruslan, M. H., Sep 2013, In : Sains Malaysiana. 42, 9, p. 1319-1325 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heat exchangers
Air
Wool
Stainless steel
Flow rate
18 Citations (Scopus)
Chlorophenols
Solar radiation
Degradation
Catalysts
Rate constants
30 Citations (Scopus)

Photovoltaic-thermal (PV/T) technology - The future energy technology

Othman, M. Y., Ibrahim, A., Jin, G. L., Ruslan, M. H. & Sopian, K., Jan 2013, In : Renewable Energy. 49, p. 171-174 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solar energy
Hybrid systems
Energy utilization
Electricity
Hot Temperature
5 Citations (Scopus)
energy technology
renewable energy
energy
organization
Economics
7 Citations (Scopus)

Potential buffer layers for Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) solar cells from numerical analysis

Hossain, M. I., Chelvanathan, P., Alam, M. M., Akhtaruzzaman, M., Sopian, K. & Amin, N., 2013, CEAT 2013 - 2013 IEEE Conference on Clean Energy and Technology. IEEE Computer Society, p. 450-454 5 p. 6775674

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

Buffer layers
Numerical analysis
Solar cells
Thermal effects
14 Citations (Scopus)

Potentials and challenges in implementing feed-in tariff policy in Indonesia and the Philippines

Bakhtyar, B., Sopian, K., Zaharim, A., Salleh, E. . I. & Lim, C. H., Sep 2013, In : Energy Policy. 60, p. 418-423 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solar wind
Biogas
Solar radiation
Wind power
Rain
4 Citations (Scopus)

Quality housing in affordable price for Malaysian low income

Bakhtyar, B., Zaharim, A., Sopian, K., Saadatian, O. & Moghimi, S., 2013, In : WSEAS Transactions on Environment and Development. 9, 2, p. 78-91 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

housing quality
low income
income
Noise pollution
low income housing
13 Citations (Scopus)

Renewable energy in five South East Asian countries: Review on electricity consumption and economic growth

Bakhtyar, B., Sopian, K., Sulaiman, M. Y. & Ahmad, S. A., 2013, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 26, p. 506-514 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electricity
Economics
Fossil fuels
51 Citations (Scopus)

Research and development aspects on decentralized electrification options for rural household

Lahimer, A. A., Alghoul, M. A., Yousif, F., Razykov, T. M., Amin, N. & Sopian, K., 2013, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 24, p. 314-324 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electricity
Economics
Energy resources
Taxation
Profitability
13 Citations (Scopus)

Review of the energy supply status for sustainable development in the Organization of Islamic Conference

Gabbasa, M., Sopian, K., Yaakob, Z., Faraji Zonooz, M. R., Fudholi, A. & Asim, N., 2013, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 28, p. 18-28 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sustainable development
Economics
Energy utilization
Solar wind
Natural gas
16 Citations (Scopus)

Review on the application of a tray dryer system for agricultural products

Misha, S., Mat, S., Ruslan, M. H., Sopian, K. & Salleh, E. . I., 2013, In : World Applied Sciences Journal. 22, 3, p. 424-433 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agricultural products
Drying
Operating costs
Solar energy
Computational fluid dynamics
9 Citations (Scopus)

Revolutionary novel and low cost CMBD method for fabrication of CdTe absorber layer for use in thin film solar cells

Razykov, T. M., Amin, N., Alghoul, M., Ergashev, B., Ferekides, C. S., Goswami, Y., Hakkulov, M. K., Kouchkarov, K. M., Sopian, K., Sulaiman, M. Y. & Ullal, H. S., Mar 2013, In : Materials Technology. 28, 1-2, p. 15-20 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

absorbers
solar cells
low vacuum
costs
Fabrication
9 Citations (Scopus)

Simple indoline based donor-acceptor dye for high efficiency dye-sensitized solar cells

Akhtaruzzaman, M., Ekramul Mahmud, H. N. M., Islam, A., Ei Shafei, A., Karim, M. R., Sopian, K., Han, L. & Yamamoto, Y., 15 Oct 2013, In : Materials Chemistry and Physics. 142, 1, p. 82-86 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coloring Agents
Bearings (structural)
Dyes
solar cells
dyes
70 Citations (Scopus)

Sizing of a standalone photovoltaic/battery system at minimum cost for remote housing electrification in Sohar, Oman

Kazem, H. A., Khatib, T. & Sopian, K., 2013, In : Energy and Buildings. 61, p. 108-115 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

MATLAB
Costs
Numerical methods
3 Citations (Scopus)

Solar assisted air-conditioner, simulation and economic analysis at four-seasonal climate

Ooshaksaraei, P., Sopian, K. & Zulkifli, R., Feb 2013, In : International Review of Mechanical Engineering. 7, 2, p. 350-357 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Space heating
Solar collectors
Economic analysis
Cooling systems
Air conditioning
3 Citations (Scopus)

Solar chimney model parameters to enhance cooling PV panel performance

Sh-Eldin, M., Sopian, K., Alghoul, F. O., Abouhnik, A. & Ae Muftah, M., 2013, In : Modern Applied Science. 7, 2, p. 24-32 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solar chimneys
Chimneys
Cooling
Cooling systems
Air
6 Citations (Scopus)

Study on electrical power output of floating photovoltaic and conventional photovoltaic

Azmi, M. S. M., Othman, M. Y., Ruslan, M. H., Sopian, K. & Majid, Z. A. A., 2013, AIP Conference Proceedings. Vol. 1571. p. 95-101 7 p.

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

floating
modules
output
aluminum
heat
35 Citations (Scopus)

Survey of hybrid liquid desiccant air conditioning systems

Mohammad, A. T., Mat, S., Sulaiman, M. Y., Sopian, K. & Al-Abidi, A. A., 2013, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 20, p. 186-200 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air conditioning
Vapors
Liquids
Compaction
Cooling
20 Citations (Scopus)

Survey of liquid desiccant dehumidification system based on integrated vapor compression technology for building applications

Mohammad, A. T., Mat, S., Sulaiman, M. Y., Sopian, K. & Al-Abidi, A. A., 2013, In : Energy and Buildings. 62, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Compaction
Vapors
Liquids
Air conditioning
Refrigerants
3 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and characterization of self-assembled, high aspect ratio nm-scale columnar silicon structures

Azhari, A. W., Goh, B. T., Sepeai, S., Khairunaz, M., Sopian, K. & Zaidi, S. H., 2013, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 530-534 5 p. 6744206

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

Aspect ratio
Epitaxial growth
Silicon
Etching
Solar cells
5 Citations (Scopus)

The CFD simulation of tray dryer design for kenaf core drying

Misha, S., Mat, S., Ruslan, M. H., Sopian, K. & Salleh, E. . I., 2013, Applied Mechanics and Materials. Vol. 393. p. 717-722 6 p. (Applied Mechanics and Materials; vol. 393).

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

Drying
Computational fluid dynamics
Driers (materials)
Air
Moisture
9 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of drying air temperature and humidity on the drying kinetic of kenaf core

Misha, S., Mat, S., Ruslan, M. H., Sopian, K. & Salleh, E. . I., 2013, Applied Mechanics and Materials. Vol. 315. p. 710-714 5 p. (Applied Mechanics and Materials; vol. 315).

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

Atmospheric humidity
Drying
Kinetics
Air
Temperature
78 Citations (Scopus)
Sol-gels
Nanoparticles
Surface charge
Calcination
Agglomeration
2 Citations (Scopus)

Theoretical study of the effect of liquid desiccant mass flow rate on the performance of a cross flow parallel-plate liquid desiccant-air dehumidifier

Mohammad, A. T., Mat, S., Sulaiman, M. Y., Sopian, K. & Al-Abidi, A. A., Nov 2013, In : Heat and Mass Transfer/Waerme- und Stoffuebertragung. 49, 11, p. 1587-1593 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hygroscopic Agents
desiccants
Parallel flow
cross flow
mass flow rate
24 Citations (Scopus)
Probability distributions
Wind power
Statistics
Planning
29 Citations (Scopus)
Thermal comfort
Temperature
Hot Temperature
16 Citations (Scopus)

Thermodynamic analysis of an ejector-flash tank-absorption cooling system

Sirwan, R., Alghoul, M. A., Sopian, K. & Ali, Y., 2013, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 58, 1-2, p. 85-97 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Absorption cooling
Exergy
Cooling systems
Entropy
Thermodynamics

Towards ultra thin and high efficiency ZnxCd1-xS/CdTe solar cell by AMPS 1D

Hossain, M. S., Matin, M. A., Islam, M. A., Aliyu, M. M., Razykov, T., Sopian, K. & Amin, N., 2013, Advanced Materials Research. Vol. 622. p. 1183-1187 5 p. (Advanced Materials Research; vol. 622).

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

Solar cells
Microelectronics
Photonics
Conversion efficiency
Simulators
148 Citations (Scopus)

Visible light photocatalytic activity of Fe3+-doped ZnO nanoparticle prepared via sol-gel technique

Ba-Abbad, M. M., Kadhum, A. A. H., Mohamad, A. B., Takriff, M. S. & Sopian, K., Jun 2013, In : Chemosphere. 91, 11, p. 1604-1611 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymethyl Methacrylate
Nanoparticles
Sol-gels
gel
Gels
2012
1 Citation (Scopus)

Advances in solar assisted drying systems for marine and agricultural products

Sopian, K., Othman, M. Y. & Zaidi, S. H., 2012, World Renewable Energy Forum, WREF 2012, Including World Renewable Energy Congress XII and Colorado Renewable Energy Society (CRES) Annual Conferen. Vol. 6. p. 4387-4392 6 p.

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

Agricultural products
Drying
Solar collectors
Air
Solar energy
26 Citations (Scopus)

Amorphous silicon single-junction thin-film solar cell exceeding 10 % efficiency by design optimization

Kabir, M. I., Shahahmadi, S. A., Lim, V., Zaidi, S. H., Sopian, K. & Amin, N., 2012, In : International Journal of Photoenergy. 2012, 460919.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

design optimization
Amorphous silicon
amorphous silicon
Solar cells
AMPS (satellite payload)
8 Citations (Scopus)

Analisis Kinetik Pengeringan Rumpai Laut Gracilaria changii Menggunakan Sistem Pengering Suria

Translated title of the contribution: Drying Kinetics Analysis of Seaweed Gracilaria changii using Solar Drying SystemOthman, M. Y., Fudholi, A., Sopian, K., Ruslan, M. H. & Yahya, M., Feb 2012, In : Sains Malaysiana. 41, 2, p. 245-252 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

solar drying
Gracilaria
macroalgae
drying
kinetics
4 Citations (Scopus)

An analysis on structural and optical properties of ZnxCd 1-XS thin film deposited by RF magnetron sputtering

Hossain, M. S., Islam, M. A., Aliyu, M., Zaidi, S. H., Razykov, T., Sopian, K. & Amin, N., 2012, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 156-159 4 p. 6317590

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

Magnetron sputtering
Structural properties
Optical properties
Thin films
Atomic force microscopy
8 Citations (Scopus)

An assessment of diffuse solar energy models in terms of estimation accuracy

Khatib, T., Mohamed, A., Mahmoud, M. & Sopian, K., 2012, Energy Procedia. Vol. 14. p. 2066-2074 9 p.

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

Solar energy
Molecular beam epitaxy
Mean square error