Publications


  • S. Powar, Q. Wu, M. Weidelener, A. Nattestad, Z. Hu, A. Mishra, P. Bäuerle, L. Spiccia, Y. Cheng and U. Bach, Improved photocurrents for p-type dye-sensitized solar cells using nano-structured nickel (II) oxide microballs. Energy Environ. Sci., 2012, 5, 8896-8900.

  • S. Powar, T. Daeneke, M. T. Ma, D. Fu, N. W. Duffy, G. Götz, M. Weidelener, A. Mishra, P. Bäuerle, L. Spiccia and U. Bach, Highly Efficient p-Type Dye-sensitized Solar Cells based on Tris(1,2-diaminoethane)Cobalt(II)/(III) Electrolytes, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52(2): 602-605. 

  • M. H. Kumar, N. Mathews, P. P. Boix, K. Nonomura, S. Powar, L. Y. Ming, M. Graetzel and S. G. Mhaisalkar, Decoupling light absorption and charge transport properties in near IR sensitized Fe2O3 regenerative cells, Energy Environ. Sci., 2013, 6, 3280-3285. (IF: 25.43)

  • M. Weidelener, A. Mishra, A. Nattestad, S. Powar, A. J. Mozer, E. Mena-Osteritz, Y. Cheng, U. Bach and P. Bauerle, Synthesis and characterization of perylene-bithiophene-triphenylamine triads: studies on the effect of alkyl-substitution in p-type NiO based photocathodes. J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 7366-7379. 

  • Z. Xu, D. Xiong, H. Wang, W. Zhang, X. Zeng, L. Ming, W. Chen, X. Xu, J. Cui, M. Wang, S. Powar, U. Bach, Y. Cheng, Remarkable Photocurrent of P-type Dye-sensitized Solar Cell Achieved by Size Controlled CuGaO2 Nanoplates. J. Mater. Chem. A., 2014, 2, 2968-2976.

  • T. Krishnamoorthy, F. Kunwu, P. P. Boix, H. Li, T. M. Koh, W. L. Leong, S. Powar, A. Grimsdale, M. Grätzel, N. Mathews, A swivel-cruciform thiophene based hole-transporting material for efficient perovskite solar cells. J. Mater. Chem. A 2014, 2, 6305-6309.

  • S. Powar, D. Xiong, T. Daeneke, M. T. Ma, A. Gupta, G. Lee, S. Makuta, Y. Tachibana, W. Chen, L. Spiccia, Y. Cheng, G. Götz, P. Bäuerle, U. Bach, Improved Photovoltages for p-Type Dye-sensitized Solar Cells Using CuCrO2 Nanoparticles, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2014, 118 (30), 16375–16379. 

  • M. Weidelener; S. Powar; H. Kast; Z. Yu; P. Boix; C. Li; K. Müllen; T. Geiger; S. Kuster; F. Nüesch; U. Bach; A. Mishra; P. Bäuerle, Fine Tuning the Optoelectronic Properties of Acceptor-Bithiophene-Triphenyl-amine-Triads for p-Type Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, Chem. Asian J., 2014, 9(11), 3251-3263.

  • A. Singh, M. Fekete, T. Gengenbach, A. Simonov, R. Hocking, S.Chang, M.Rothmann, S. Powar, D. Fu, Z. Hu, Q. Wu, Y. Cheng, U. Bach, L. Spiccia, Catalytic Activity and Impedance Behavior of screen printed Nickel Oxide as Efficient Water Oxidation Catalysts, ChemSusChem, 2015, 8, 4266-4274. 

  • S. Powar,* R. Bhargava, T. Daeneke, G. Götz, P. Bäuerle, T. Geiger, S. Kuster, F. Nüesch, L. Spiccia, U. Bach, Thiolate/disulfide based electrolytes for p-type and tandem dye-sensitized solar cells, Electrochimica Acta, 2015, 182, 458-463.

  • V.P. Singh, S. Kumar, H.S. Kushwaha, S. Powar, R Vaish, Photocatalytic, hydrophobic and antimicrobial characteristics of ZnO nano needle embedded cement composites, Construction and Building materials, 2017, 158, 285-294.

  • S Kumar, R. Vaish, S. Powar, Ferro-photocatalysis effect for enhanced antibacterial performance in ferroelectric materials, Applied Physical Letters, 2018, 124, 014901(1- 6)


BOOKS

  1. H. Tygi, A. Agarwal, P. Chakraborty, S. Powar, Application of Solar Energy (edited), Springer, 2018

  2. H. Tygi, A. Agarwal, P. Chakraborty, S. Powar, Advances in Solar Energy Research (edited), Springer, 2019


BOOK CHAPTERS:

  1. H. Tygi, A. Agarwal, P. Chakraborty, S. Powar, Introduction to Application of Solar Energy, in Application of Solar Energy, H. Tyagi et. al., Editors. 2018 Springer Singapore: Springer. p. 3-10.

  2. P. Saini, D. Patil, S. Powar, ‘Review on Integration of Solar Air Heaters with Thermal Energy Storage’, in Application of Solar Energy, H. Tyagi et. al., Editors. 2018 Springer Singapore: Springer. p. 163-186.

  3. P. Kajal, K. Ghosh, S. Powar*, ‘Manufacturing Techniques of perovksite solar cells’, in Application of Solar Energy, H. Tyagi et. al., Editors. 2018 Springer Singapore: Springer. p. 341-364.

  4. A. Kaundal, S. Powar, A. Dhar, ‘Solar assisted gasificaion based cookstove’, in Coal and Biomass Gasification: Fundamentals, Recent Advances, and Future Challenges, S. De et al., Editors. 2018 Springer Singapore: Springer p. 403-422.

  5. H. Tygi, A. Agarwal, P. Chakraborty, S. Powar, Introduction to Advances in Solar Energy Research, in Advances in Solar Energy Research, H. Tyagi et. al., Editors. 2019 Springer Singapore: Springer. p. 3-11.

  6. A. Singh, A. Kaundal, R. Jha, S. Powar, A. Dhar, ‘Solar assisted gasification’, in Advances in Solar Energy Research, H. Tyagi et. al., Editors. 2019 Springer Singapore: Springer. p. 551-576

  7. A. Mishra, A. Dhar, S. Powar, ‘Solar Thermal powered bakery oven’, in Advances in Solar Energy Research, H. Tyagi et. al., Editors. 2019 Springer Singapore: Springer. p. 577- 592.