Selected solar related refereed publications:


 

Journals:

 

Bittar A., Berthier S., Lafait J. (1984). Non Metal To Metal Transition In The Bruggeman Optical Theory For Inhomogeneous Media., J. Physique 45

 

Bittar A., McKenzie R.  (1990). Spectral Ultraviolet Intensity Measurements at 45 S: 1980 1988. J. Geophys. Res. 95 D5 5597

UV Radiation In New Zealand. McKenzie R., Bittar A., 10th International Conference Of The Clean Air Society Of Australia and New Zealand (1990).

 

McKenzie R.L., Johnston P.V., Bittar A., Hamlin J.D   (1992)   Solar Ultraviolet Spectroradiometry In New Zealand : Instrumentation And Sample Results From 1990 Applied Optics 31 (1992).

 

Bittar A, Hamlin J.D  (1991).   A Perspective On Solar Ultraviolet Calibrations And Filter Instrument Performance. C.I.E. XXII International Conference (Melbourne 1991).

 

Bittar A et al, (1996) . Evaluation of the Perez luminous efficacy models for a Southern Hemisphere site. Solar Energy 57 #4 307-315  

 

Nield K., Bittar A., Hamlin J D. (1996) .   Development, of an all sky scanning spectroradiometer using a visible array and NIR Acousto-optic tunable filter. , applied optics (1996).

 

Bittar A., Cochrane D., Caughley S., Vickeridge I. Study of TiOxNy thin film selective surfaces produced by ion assisted deposition, , J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 15(2) 223-229 (1997).

 

Metson J B , Prince K E, Törnquist L J, and Bittar A (1999)  SIMS Depth profiling of TiOxNy Solar Absorber Films. Surface and Interface Analysis, (1999).

 

N.I. Al Salim, Bittar A. et al. (2000)   Characterisation and activity of sol-gel prepared TiO2 photocatalysts. Journal of Materials Chemistry (2000)

 

Schramek P. and Mills D.R. (2000), Multi Tower Solar Array (MTSA): A new concept in solar energy. Refocus, Sept./Oct 2000.

 

Metson J B, Prince K E, Bittar A and Törnquist L J (2001)  XPS and SIMS Characterisation of TiOxNy Solar Absorber Films   International journal of Ionics 7, 4-6,346-350.

 

Schramek P. and Mills D.R. (2003). Multi-tower solar array. Solar Energy 75(3), 249-260.

 

Schramek P. and Mills D.R. (2004). Heliostats for maximum ground coverage. Energy 29 (5-6) 701-713.

 

Imenes A.G., Buie D., Mills D.R., Schramek P, and Bosi S.G. (2005). A new strategy for improved spectral performance in solar power plants. Solar Energy 80(10), 1263-1269.

 

Schramek P., Mills D.R., Stein W. and Le Lievre P. (2009). Design of the Heliostat Field of the CSIRO Solar Tower. Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 131(2),024505 (6pages).

 

 

Conference papers:

 

 

Bittar A., White M G., Nield K. (1995). Solar and daylight prediction for New Zealand sites. Proceedings ANZSESconference (Auckland 1995).

 

Bittar A., Nield K., White M G. (1995) . Elements of a comprehensive solar and daylight resource assessment for New Zealand. Proceedings Solar 95 (Hobart 1995).

 

Nield K., Bittar A., White M G., Hamlin J D., Development and calibration of an all sky spectral scanner. Proceedings Solar 95 (Hobart 1995).

 

Nield K., Bittar A.,(1995). Initial results from an all sky spectral scanner at a New Zealand site. Proceedings Solar 95 (Hobart 1995).

 

Metson J B, Bittar A, Törnquist L J, Vickridge I, Dytlewski N and Cohen D D  (1998)   Heavy ion time-of-flight analysis of titanium-oxy-nitride thin films for solar energy applications,. In proceedings of AINSE 40th Anniversary Conference, Lucas Heights, Sydney.

 

Bittar A. invited speaker ( 1999) Advanced selective surfaces for solar thermal conversion. In ”New Materials for Energy Capture & Storage”. Intl. Symposium, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

 

Trompetter W J, Markwitz A, White V, Brown I, Bittar A and Tornquist L J (1999) Studying thin layers in new materials using ion beam analysis. Proceedings Ninth NZIP Conference, Wellington (1999).

 

Törnquist, L.J., Bittar, A., and Vickridge, I. (1997).   Degradation Analysis of TiOxNy Solar Selective Surfaces. ANZSES Solar Energy Conference, Canberra, Australia (1997).

 

A. Markwitz, A. Bittar, J. Törnquist, W. J. Trompetter, N. Dytlewski and D. Cohen. (1999) . Depth Profile Analysis of Thin TiOxNy Films using Standard Ion Beam Analysis Techniques and HERDA.  NTA/VSA conference, Lucas Heights, 24 – 26 November 1999.

 

L.J. Tornquist, J.B. Metson, K.E. Prince A. Bittar (1999). Degradation studies of IAD produced TiOxNy solar selective surfaces using SIMS. ANZSES Conference Solar 99, Deakin University, December 99.

 

Mills D.R. and Schramek P. (1999), Multi Tower Solar Array (MTSA) with ganged heliostats. In Proceedings of the 9th SolarPACES International Symposium on Solar Thermal Concentrating Technologies, 22.-26. Juni 1998, Font-Romeu, France, Journal de Physique IV, Vol. 9: 83-88.

 

Schramek P. and Mills D.R. (2000), Potential of the Heliostat Field of a Multi Tower Solar Array. In Proceedings of the 10th SolarPACES International Symposium on Solar Thermal Concentrating Technologies, 8.-10. März 2000, Sydney, Australia, The Australian and New Zealand Solar Energy Society: 157-163.

 

Schramek P., Lang W., Herzog T. and Mills D.R. (2000), Use of Solar Power in an urban environment with a Multi Tower Solar Array (MTSA). Proceedings of EuroSun 2000, The third ISES-Europe Solar Congress, Kopenhagen, Denmark, 19.-22. June, 2000.

 

S.G. Bosi, A. Bittar, Q-C. Zhang and D.R. Mills (2001). A DC Magnetron Sputter Chamber for Rapid Deposition of Uniform Solar Selective surfaces on Flat Plates. ISES Congress 2001 Adelaide Australia.

 

S.G. Bosi, A. Bittar, Q-C. Zhang, C.J. Dey and D.R. Mills (2001).  Age Testing of Solar Selective Surfaces on Flat-Plates at 150°C and 300°C in Air. ISES 2001 Adelaide, Australia (2001).

 

Schramek P. and Mills D.R. (2001), A New Heliostat for Maximum Ground Coverage. Proceeding of ISES 2001, Solar World Congress, 25. – 30. November 2001, Adelaide, Australia.

 

K. Ganesan, M. AlKaisi, A Bittar. (2002).    Surface texturing for silicon solar cells using reactive ion etching technique. IEEE conference presentation (New Orleans, July 2002).

 

B.J. Ruck, A. Koo, U. D. Lanke, H.K. Lee, A. Bittar, A. Markwitz, V.J. Kennedy, M.J. Ariza, D.J. Jones, J. Rozière, J.B. Metson, S. Brown, R. Reeves, H. J. Trodahl.   Optoelectronic and Structural Properties of Amorphous GaN. 6th Annual Condensed matter meeting , Wagga Wagga, Australia, (2002).

 

A. Koo, B.J. Ruck, U. D. Lanke, J.B. Metson, M.J. Ariza, D.J. Jones, J. Rozière, A. Bittar, H.J. Trodahl. Structural and Electronic Properties of Amorphous GaN. Inst Of Physics Intl Conference Physics of Semiconductors, Edinburgh, Scotland (2002).

 

Schramek P., Mills D.R. and Lang W. (2002), Comparison of the Multi Tower Solar Array (MTSA) and other Solar Power Technologies with respect to Integration in the Urban Environment. Proceedings of EuroSun 2002, The fourth ISES-Europe Solar Congress, Bologna, Italy, 23.-26. June, 2002.

 

Schramek P. and Mills D.R.(2002), A Case Study for a Multi Tower Solar Array on a Shopping Centre. Proceedings of EuroSun 2002, The fourth ISES-Europe Solar Congress, Bologna, Italy, 23.-26. June, 2002.

Schramek, P. and Mills, D.R.: Heliostats for Maximum Ground Coverage. Proceedings of the 11th SolarPACES International Symposium, Zurich, September 4-6, 2002. pp. 173-181. (This paper was chosen as one of the best to be published in a special issue of Energy. See List of Journal papers).

 

Mills, D.R.; Schramek, P.; Morrison, G.L.; Haynes, B.S.; Dey, C.; Buie, D. and Imenes, A.G: MTSA Prototype Array Project. Proceedings of the 11th SolarPACES International Symposium, Zurich, September 4-6, 2002. pp. 109-115

 

Mills D.R., Schramek P., Dey C., Buie D., Imenes A.G., Haynes B.S., Morrison G.L, Multi Tower Solar Array project, in: Proc. Solar Harvest conference, 40th Annual ANZSES conference, 27-29 Nov. 2002, Newcastle, Australia.

 

H.J. Trodahl, B.J. Ruck, A. Koo, U.D. Lanke, and A. Bittar (2003) Amorphous GaN: Optoelectronic properties and device potential, , IEEE Proc. Eur. Symp. Photonic Crystals, Warsaw 2003, editor M. Marciniak.

 

A Bittar, S G Bosi, A. Richardson, D R Mills, M. Bilek,K.E. Prince and R A. Russell   Sims analysis of degradation of multilayer selective surfaces at high temperatures in air.. Proceedings of the 13th NTA and 7th Vacuum Society of Australia Conference, Sydney, Australia (November 2003).

 

A Bittar, S G Bosi, A Richardson, D R Mills, K.E. Prince and R A. Russell (2004). Modelling of Degradation and Lifetime of Multilayer Selective Surfaces at High Temperatures in Air. Solar Paces Oaxaca, Mexico (2004).

 

Imenes A.G., Buie D., Mills D.R., Schramek P.b, Bosi S.G. (2004). A New Strategy for Improved Spectral Performance in Solar Power Plants. On the proceedings-CD of the SolarPACES symposium 2004 in Oaxaca, Mexico, 6-8 Oct. 2004.

 

 

Schramek, P.; Mills, D.R.; Buie, D. and Imenes, A.G. Anne Gerd Imenes (2004). A new approach to achieve uniform illumination of the receiver of a concentrating solar collector. Proceedings of EuroSun 2004, Freiburg. p. 308-317.

     

W.L. Chiu, M.M. Alkaisi, G. Kumaravelu, R.J. Blaikie, R.J. Reeves, A. Bittar. (2006). Sub-wavelength Texturing for Solar Cells using Interferometric Lithography ICONN2006, Brisbane Australia (july 2006).

 

Schramek, P.; Mills, D.R.; Stein, W. and Le Lievre, P. (2006). Design of the heliostat field of the CSIRO solar tower. On the proceedings-CD of the SolarPACES symposium 2006 in Sevilla.

 

Imenes A.G., Stein W., Hinkley J., Benito R., Bolling R., Schramek P. and Ulmer S. (2006), Ray tracing and flux mapping as a design and research tool at the National Solar Energy Centre, in: Solar2006, Proc. 44th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Solar Energy Society (ANZSES), Canberra, Australia, September 13-15, 2006.

 

Mills D.R., Schramek P., Le Lièvre P.,and Lupton T. (2006), High Density Heliostat Design for the CSIRO Solar Tower. in: Solar2006, Proc. 44th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Solar Energy Society (ANZSES), Canberra, Australia, September 13-15, 2006.

 

Le Lièvre P., Mills D.R. , Morrison G. , and Schramek P. (2006). DESIGN OF 6.5 MW SOLAR THERMAL ELECTRICITY PLANT WITH ZERO FOSSIL FUEL BACKUP in: Solar2006, Proc. 44th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Solar Energy Society (ANZSES), Canberra, Australia, September 13-15, 2006.

 

Schramek, P. ; Al-Ansary, H. ; Jeter, S. ; Abdel-Khalik, S. ; Al-Suhaibani Z. ;

El-Leathy, A. ; Herzig, S. ; Gaines, G. (2011). HIGH TEMPERATURE SOLAR GAS TURBINE PROJECT- DESIGN OF HELIOSTAT FIELD AND PARTICLE RECEIVER. On the proceedings-CD of the SolarPACES symposium 2011 in Granada, Spain, 20, - 23, Sept. 2011

 

 

Book chapters:

 

Bittar A. (1996). Photovoltaic electricity in New and Emerging Renewable Energy Opportunities. EECA/CAE publication (1996)

 

Bittar A. et al.  Evaluation of luminous efficacy models for New Zealand skies, Submission to IEA Task 17E.

 

Perez R. et al.     Broadband visible radiation data acquisition and analysis, International Energy Agency report IEA‑SHCP‑17E‑1, vol 1, 2 and 3 (1995).

 

Bittar A. et al. (2001). Solar Energy Use And Potential In New Zealand: Update 2000. A. Bittar, Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) publication. June 2001.

 

 

 

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