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Research Output 1992 2020

2012
2 Citations (Scopus)
Neural networks
Mean square error
Atmospheric humidity
Solar energy
Dust
52 Citations (Scopus)

A new approach for optimal sizing of standalone photovoltaic systems

Khatib, T., Mohamed, A., Sopian, K. & Mahmoud, M., 2012, In : International Journal of Photoenergy. 2012, 391213.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sizing
MATLAB
electric batteries
Malaysia
storage batteries
42 Citations (Scopus)

An intelligent method for sizing optimization in grid-connected photovoltaic system

Sulaiman, S. I., Rahman, T. K. A., Musirin, I., Shaari, S. & Sopian, K., Jul 2012, In : Solar Energy. 86, 7, p. 2067-2082 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Evolutionary algorithms
Economics
Artificial intelligence

Application of partial grounding technique for ultra wide band antenna

Moniruzzaman, M., Muhammad, G., Haque, A. U., Rafiqul Islam, M., Sopian, K. & Zaidi, S. H., Jan 2012, In : Advances in Natural and Applied Sciences. 6, 2, p. 230-234 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric grounding
antennae
Industry
Antennas
Costs and Cost Analysis
145 Citations (Scopus)

A review of solar energy modeling techniques

Khatib, T., Mohamed, A. & Sopian, K., Jun 2012, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 16, 5, p. 2864-2869 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solar energy
Solar radiation
Sun
Artificial intelligence
Atmospheric humidity
107 Citations (Scopus)

A review on the role of materials science in solar cells

Asim, N., Sopian, K., Ahmadi, S., Saeedfar, K., Alghoul, M. A., Saadatian, O. & Zaidi, S. H., Oct 2012, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 16, 8, p. 5834-5847 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Materials science
Solar cells
Energy resources
Fossil fuels
Solar energy
12 Citations (Scopus)

A software tool for optimal sizing of PV systems in Malaysia

Khatib, T., Mohamed, A. & Sopian, K., 2012, In : Modelling and Simulation in Engineering. 2012, 969248.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photovoltaic System
Malaysia
Loss of load probability
Software Tools
Inverter
26 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of artificial neural networks for hourly solar radiation prediction

Khatib, T., Mohamed, A., Sopian, K. & Mahmoud, M., 2012, In : International Journal of Photoenergy. 2012, 946890.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

solar radiation
Solar radiation
Neural networks
root-mean-square errors
Mean square error
3 Citations (Scopus)

Bandgap optimization of absorber layers in amorphous silicon single and multijunction junction solar cells

Kabir, M. I., Ibarahim, Z., Alghoul, M., Sopian, K., Karim, M. R. & Amin, N., Jan 2012, In : Chalcogenide Letters. 9, 1, p. 51-59 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amorphous silicon
amorphous silicon
absorbers
Solar cells
Energy gap
2 Citations (Scopus)

Case study of wind-induced natural ventilation tower in hot and humid climatic conditions

Lim, C. H., Saadatian, O., Baharuddin, A. H., Mat, S., Sulaiman, M. Y. & Sopian, K., 2012, BEIAC 2012 - 2012 IEEE Business, Engineering and Industrial Applications Colloquium. p. 178-183 6 p. 6226047

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

Towers
Ventilation
Air quality
Air
Flow rate

Combined ejector-absorption solar cooling system

Sirwan, R., Ali, Y. & Sopian, K., 2012, World Renewable Energy Forum, WREF 2012, Including World Renewable Energy Congress XII and Colorado Renewable Energy Society (CRES) Annual Conferen. Vol. 1. p. 172-176 5 p.

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

Evaporators
Cooling systems
Solar collectors
Refrigerants
Computer program listings
12 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative study of ZnS thin films grown by chemical bath deposition and magnetron sputtering

Islam, M. A., Hossain, M. S., Aliyu, M. M., Sulaiman, Y., Karim, M. R., Sopian, K. & Amin, N., 2012, 2012 7th International Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, ICECE 2012. p. 86-89 4 p. 6471491

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

Magnetron sputtering
Thin films
Sputtering
Vacuum furnaces
Zinc chloride
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Hussain, F., Anuar, Z., Khairuddin, S., Othman, M. Y., Yatim, B., Ruslan, M. H. & Sopian, K., 2012, World Renewable Energy Forum, WREF 2012, Including World Renewable Energy Congress XII and Colorado Renewable Energy Society (CRES) Annual Conferen. Vol. 1. p. 189-194 6 p.

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

Heat exchangers
Air
Wool
Stainless steel
Flow rate
Cryostats
Beryllium
Neutron scattering
Computational fluid dynamics
Cooling

Design and performance of 20 watts portable solar generator

Abdul Majid, Z. A., Hazali, N., Hanafiah, M. A. K. M., Abdullah, A. A., Ismail, A. F., Ruslan, M. H., Sopian, K. & Mohd Azmi, M. S., 2012, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. 1 ed. Vol. 36. 012040

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

Electricity
Electric appliances
Fossil fuels
Costs
Lighting
2 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a solar assisted drying system using double-pass solar collector with finned absorber

Azmi, M. S. M., Othman, M. Y., Sopian, K., Ruslan, M. H., Majid, Z. A. A., Fudholi, A. & Yasin, J. M., 2012, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. 1 ed. Vol. 36. 012010

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

Solar collectors
Drying
Solar radiation
Plant startup
Plant shutdowns
14 Citations (Scopus)
drying apparatus
solar collectors
drying
oils
solar radiation
15 Citations (Scopus)
Pipe
Nanoparticles
Heat transfer
Oxides
Nusselt number
10 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of the composition on physical properties of CdTe absorber layer fabricated by chemical molecular beam deposition for use in thin film solar cells

Razykov, T. M., Amin, N., Alghoul, M. A., Ergashev, B., Ferekides, C. S., Goswami, Y., Hakkulov, M. K., Kouchkarov, K. M., Sopian, K., Sulaiman, M. Y. & Ullal, H. S., 15 Jul 2012, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 112, 2, 023517.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

molecular beams
absorbers
solar cells
physical properties
thin films
13 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of thermal annealing on structural and optical properties of sputtered CdS thin films for photovoltaic application

Islam, M. A., Hossain, M. S., Aliyu, M. M., Husna, J., Karim, M. R., Sopian, K. & Amin, N., 2012, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 151-155 5 p. 6317589

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

Structural properties
Optical properties
Annealing
Thin films
Energy gap
24 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of transition metal dichalcogenide molybdenum disulfide layer formation in copper-zinc-tin-sulfur solar cells from numerical analysis

Chelvanathan, P., Hossain, M. I., Husna, J., Alghoul, M., Sopian, K. & Amin, N., Oct 2012, In : Japanese Journal of Applied Physics. 51, 10 PART 2, 10NC32.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

molybdenum disulfides
Tin
Molybdenum
numerical analysis
Transition metals

Effects of urban canyons and thermal comfort in the Persian Gulf region

Dalman, M., Salleh, E. . I., Saadatian, O., Lim, C. H. & Sopian, K., 2012, BEIAC 2012 - 2012 IEEE Business, Engineering and Industrial Applications Colloquium. p. 184-188 5 p. 6226048

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

Thermal comfort
Computational fluid dynamics
Air
28 Citations (Scopus)

Empirical study of a wind-induced natural ventilation tower under hot and humid climatic conditions

Lim, C. H., Saadatian, O., Sulaiman, M. Y., Mat, S. & Sopian, K., Sep 2012, In : Energy and Buildings. 52, p. 28-38 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Towers
Ventilation
Air quality
Air
Temperature

Enhanced light absorption in bifacial solar cells

Sepeai, S., Sulaiman, M. Y., Zaidi, S. H. & Sopian, K., 2012, 2012 10th IEEE International Conference on Semiconductor Electronics, ICSE 2012 - Proceedings. p. 38-41 4 p. 6417086

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

Light absorption
Solar cells
Texturing
Silicon solar cells
Electricity
17 Citations (Scopus)
microchannels
magnetohydrodynamics
entropy
exergy
magnetohydrodynamic flow
7 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating ambient temperature for malaysia using generalized regression neural network

Khatib, T., Mohamed, A., Sopian, K. & Mahmoud, M., 1 Apr 2012, In : International Journal of Green Energy. 9, 3, p. 195-201 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neural networks
Mean square error
Temperature measuring instruments
Temperature
MATLAB
1 Citation (Scopus)

Evaluation of the effects and impacts of the CdSTe interlayer in CdS/CdTe solar cells through modeling and simulations

Aliyu, M. M., Hossain, S., Islam, M. A., Hamzah, N. R., Karim, R., Sopian, K. & Amin, N., 2012, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on the Developments in Renewable Energy Technology, ICDRET 2012. p. 17-21 5 p. 6153476

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

Solar cells
Energy gap
Quantum efficiency
Materials properties
1 Citation (Scopus)

Evaluation of the effects and impacts of the CdSTe interlayer in CdS/CdTe solar cells through modeling and simulations

Aliyu, M. M., Hossain, S., Islam, M. A., Hamzah, N. R., Karim, R., Sopian, K. & Amin, N., 2012, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on the Developments in Renewable Energy Technology, ICDRET 2012. p. 248-251 4 p. 6153486

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

Solar cells
Energy gap
Quantum efficiency
Materials properties
3 Citations (Scopus)

High quality indium tin oxide (ITO) film growth by controlling pressure in RF magnetron sputtering

Aliyu, M. M., Hossain, S., Husna, J., Dhar, N., Huda, M. Q., Sopian, K. & Amin, N., 2012, Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference. p. 2009-2013 5 p. 6317992

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

Film growth
Tin oxides
Magnetron sputtering
Indium
Oxide films
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hydrogen blended with gasoline, diesel, natural gas (NGV) as an alternative fuel for ICE in Malaysia

Hj Razali, H., Sopian, K., Ali, B. & Mat, S., 2012, Applied Mechanics and Materials. Vol. 165. p. 1-5 5 p. (Applied Mechanics and Materials; vol. 165).

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

Alternative fuels
Internal combustion engines
Gasoline
Natural gas
Hydrogen
2 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of back surface fields effect on bifacial solar cells

Sepeai, S., Sulaiman, M. Y., Sopian, K. & Zaidi, S. H., 2012, AIP Conference Proceedings. 1 ed. Vol. 1502. p. 322-335 14 p.

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

solar cells
volatile organic compounds
printing
passivity
wafers
14 Citations (Scopus)

Issues concerning atmospheric turbidity indices

Eltbaakh, Y. A., Ruslan, M. H., Alghoul, M. A., Othman, M. Y. & Sopian, K., Oct 2012, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 16, 8, p. 6285-6294 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Turbidity
Climatology
Photometers
Wavelength
Meteorology
8 Citations (Scopus)

Iteracyjna metoda obliczania optymalnego rozmiaru przekształtnika w systemach fotowoltaicznych na przykładzie Malezji

Translated title of the contribution: An iterative method for calculating the optimum size of inverter in PV systems for MalaysiaKhatib, T., Mohamed, A., Sopian, K. & Mahmoud, M., 2012, In : Przeglad Elektrotechniczny. 88, 4 A, p. 281-284 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Iterative methods
Solar radiation
Temperature
1 Citation (Scopus)

Multiple pulsating jets mechanism for heat transfer enhancement

Zulkifli, R., Gitan, A. A., Sopian, K. & Abdullah, S., 2012, In : International Review of Mechanical Engineering. 6, 3, p. 654-658 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heat transfer
Nozzles
Flow interactions
Flow structure
Air
40 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical modelling of ultra thin Cu(In,Ga)Se 2 solar cells

Amin, N., Chelvanathan, P., Hossain, M. I. & Sopian, K., 2012, Energy Procedia. Vol. 15. p. 291-298 8 p.

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

Gallium
Indium
Solar cells
Copper
Conversion efficiency
14 Citations (Scopus)

On the monthly optimum tilt angle of solar panel for five sites in Malaysia

Khatib, T., Mohamed, A. & Sopian, K., 2012, 2012 IEEE International Power Engineering and Optimization Conference, PEOCO 2012 - Conference Proceedings. p. 7-10 4 p. 6230827

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

Solar energy
4 Citations (Scopus)

On the performance of hybrid PV/unitized regenerative fuel cell system in the tropics

Dihrab, S., Khatib, T., Sopian, K., Al-Ani, H. & Zaidi, S. H., 2012, In : International Journal of Photoenergy. 2012, 942784.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

regenerative fuel cells
Regenerative fuel cells
Tropics
tropical regions
Hydrogen
93 Citations (Scopus)
Genetic algorithms
Wind turbines
Loss of load probability
Iterative methods
Costs

Overview of carbon dioxide separation technology

Badiei, M., Asim, N., Yarmo, M. A., Md Jahim, J. & Sopian, K., 2012, Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Power and Energy Systems and Applications, PESA 2012. p. 146-151 6 p.

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

Carbon dioxide
Coal industry
Carbon capture
Fertilizers
Greenhouse gases
3 Citations (Scopus)

Performance of a single pass air base photovoltaic/thermal solar collector with and without hexagonal honeycomb heat exchanger

Hussain, F., Anuar, Z., Khairuddin, S., Othman, M. Y., Yatim, B., Ruslan, M. H. & Sopian, K., 2012, World Renewable Energy Forum, WREF 2012, Including World Renewable Energy Congress XII and Colorado Renewable Energy Society (CRES) Annual Conferen. Vol. 2. p. 859-864 6 p.

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

Solar collectors
Heat exchangers
Air
Flow rate
Space heating
1 Citation (Scopus)

Performance of desiccant wheel for low humidity drying system

Suyono, T., Sopian, K., Mat, S., Yahya, M., Ruslan, M. H., Sulaiman, M. Y. & Zaharim, A., Oct 2012, In : WSEAS Transactions on Heat and Mass Transfer. 7, 4, p. 115-124 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

desiccants
dehumidification
wheels
drying
humidity
9 Citations (Scopus)

Performance of grid-connected photovoltaic system in two sites in kuwait

Hajiah, A., Khatib, T., Sopian, K. & Sebzali, M., 2012, In : International Journal of Photoenergy. 2012, 178175.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kuwait
Electricity
grids
electricity
Life cycle

Perspective of agriculture wastes usage as a resource

Asim, N., Sadaatian, O., Ahmad Ludin, N., Reza Faraji Zonooz, M. & Sopian, K., 2012, Advanced Materials Research. Vol. 550-553. p. 2246-2254 9 p. (Advanced Materials Research; vol. 550-553).

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

Agriculture
Solid wastes
Pollution
Costs

Predication of air velocity in Solar Chimney using RBFNN

Sh-Eldin, M., Alghoul, F. O., Abouhnik, A., Sopian, K. & Ae. Muftah, M., 2012, Proceedings - 2012 7th International Conference on Computing and Convergence Technology (ICCIT, ICEI and ICACT), ICCCT 2012. p. 976-979 4 p. 6530476

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

Solar chimneys
Flow velocity
Air
Chimneys
Temperature
3 Citations (Scopus)

Prospects of Zn xCd 1-xS window layer in CdTe thin film solar cells from numerical analysis

Hossain, M. S., Aliyu, M. M., Matin, M. A., Islam, M. A., Sopian, K., Karim, M. R. & Amin, N., 2012, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on the Developments in Renewable Energy Technology, ICDRET 2012. p. 5-8 4 p. 6153467

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

Numerical analysis
Conversion efficiency
Solar cells
Buffer layers
Quantum efficiency
18 Citations (Scopus)

Recent developments of flexible CdTe solar cells on metallic substrates: Issues and prospects

Aliyu, M. M., Islam, M. A., Hamzah, N. R., Karim, M. R., Matin, M. A., Sopian, K. & Amin, N., 2012, In : International Journal of Photoenergy. 2012, 351381.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solar cells
solar cells
Electrodeposition
Sputtering
Substrates
34 Citations (Scopus)

Research and development aspects of pico-hydro power

Lahimer, A. A., Alghoul, M. A., Sopian, K., Amin, N., Asim, N. & Fadhel, M. I., Oct 2012, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 16, 8, p. 5861-5878 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Renewable energy resources
Water supply
Costs
Electricity
Lighting
68 Citations (Scopus)

Review of solid/liquid desiccant in the drying applications and its regeneration methods

Misha, S., Mat, S., Ruslan, M. H. & Sopian, K., Sep 2012, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 16, 7, p. 4686-4707 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drying
Liquids
Air
Waste heat
Solar energy
124 Citations (Scopus)

Review of thermal energy storage for air conditioning systems

Al-Abidi, A. A., Mat, S., Sopian, K., Sulaiman, M. Y., Lim, C. H. & Th, A., Oct 2012, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 16, 8, p. 5802-5819 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermal energy
Air conditioning
Energy storage
Phase change materials
Latent heat
60 Citations (Scopus)

Review of windcatcher technologies

Saadatian, O., Lim, C. H., Sopian, K. & Sulaiman, M. Y., Apr 2012, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 16, 3, p. 1477-1495 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventilation
Cooling
Global warming
Cooling systems
Carbon dioxide