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Links to any available reports, presentations and Project Profiles (summaries) are provided below, along with titles of any research papers.

(Project Profile) PV Test Beds in the Micro-Climates of Hawai‘(October 2013)

(Report) Hawaii Solar Integration Study, (April 2012).

(Paper) D. V. Esposito, R. V. Forest , Y. Chang , N. Gaillard, S. Hou , K. H. Lee , B. E. McCandless, R. W. Birkmire and J. Chen, Photoelectrochemical Reforming of Glucose for Hydrogen Production using a WO3–based Tandem Cell Device, Energy Environ. Sci. 5, 9091-9099 (2012).

(Paper) Y. Chang, A. Braun, A. Deangelis, J. Kaneshiro and N. Gaillard, Effect of thermal treatment on the crystallographic, surface energetics and photoelectrochemical properties of reactively co-sputtered copper tungstate (CuWO4) for water splitting, J. Phys. Chem. C 115, 25490 (2011).

(Paper) D. V. Esposito, J. G. Chen, R. W. Birkmire, Y. Chang, N. Gaillard, Hydrogen production from photo-driven electrolysis of biomass-derived oxygenates: A case study on methanol using Pt-modified WO3 thin film electrodes, Int. J. Hydro. Energ. 36, 9632 (2011).

(Paper)  Z. Chen, T. F. Jaramillo, T. G. Deutsch, A. Kleiman-Shwarsctein, A. J. Forman, N. Gaillard, R. Garland, K. Takanabe, C. Heske, M. Sunkara, E. W. McFarland, K. Domen, E. L. Miller, J. A. Turner and H. N. Dinh, Accelerating materials development for photoelectrochemical hydrogen production: Standards for methods, definitions, and reporting protocols, J. Mater. Res. 25, 3 (2010).

(Paper) N. Gaillard, B. Cole, B. Marsen, J. Kaneshiro, E.L. Miller, L. Weinhardt, M. Bär, C. Heske, K. -S. Ahn, Y. Yan, and M. M. Al-Jassim, Improved current collection in WO3:Mo/WO3 bilayer photoelectrodes, J. Mater. Res. 25, 45 (2010).

(Paper) M. Bär, L. Weinhardt, B. Marsen, B. Cole, N. Gaillard, E. Miller, and C. Heske, Mo incorporation in WO3 thin film photoanodes: Tailoring the electronic structure for photoelectrochemical hydrogen production, Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 032107 (2010).

(Paper)  J. Kaneshiro, N. Gaillard, R. Rocheleau, E. Miller, Advances in Copper-chalcopyrite Thin Films for Solar Energy Conversion, Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells 94, 12 (2010).

(Paper)  E. L. Miller, N. Gaillard, J. Kaneshiro, A. DeAngelis, R. Garland, Progress in new semiconductor materials classes for solar photoelectrolysis, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy DOI: 10.1002/er.1660 (2010).


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