Publications

W-C Hsu, J. K. Tong, M. S. Branham, Y. Huang, S. Yerci, S. V. Boriskina, Gang Chen, "Mismatched Front and Back Gratings for Optimum Light Trapping in Ultra-Thin Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells", Optics Communications (2016) doi:10.1016/j.optcom.2016.04.055

M. S. Branham, W-C. Hsu, S. Yerci, J. Loomis, S. V. Boriskina, B. R. Hoard, S. E. Han, A. Ebong, G. Chen, "Empirical Comparison of Random and Periodic Surface Light-Trapping Structures for Ultrathin Silicon Photovoltaics", Advanced Optical Materials (2016) DOI: 10.1002/adom.201500667

L. A. Weinstein, W-C. Hsu, S. Yerci, S. V. Boriskina, G. Chen, "Enhanced absorption of thin-film photovoltaic cells using an optical cavity", Journal Of Optics (2015) DOI:10.1088/2040-8978/17/5/055901

M. S. Branham, W-C. Hsu, S. Yerci, J. Loomis, S. V. Boriskina, B. R. Hoard, S. E. Han and G. Chen, "15.7% Efficient 10-μm-Thick Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells Using Periodic Nanostructures" Advanced Materials, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201405511

H. Ghasemi, G. Ni, A. M. Marconnet, J. Loomis, S. Yerci, N. Milijkovic, G. Chen, "Solar Stream Generation by Heat Localization", Nature Communication, 5, 4449 (2014)

A. Mavrokefalos, S. E. Han, S. Yerci, M. S Branham, G. Chen, “Efficient Light-Trapping in Inverted Nano-Pyramid Thin Crystalline Silicon Membranes for Solar Cell Applications”, Nano Letters, 12, 2792 (2012)

J. Trevino, C. Forestiere, G. Di Martino, S. Yerci, F. Priolo, L. Dal Negro, “Plasmonic-photonic arrays with aperiodic spiral order for ultra-thin film solar cells”, Optics Express, 20, A418 (2012)

A. Marconnet, M. Panzer, S. Yerci, S. Minissale, X. Wang, X. Zhang, L. D. Negro, and K. E. Goodson, “Thermal conductivity and photoluminescence of light-emitting silicon nitride films”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 100, 051908, 2012

S. Minissale, S. Yerci, and L. D. Negro, “Nonlinear optical properties of low temperature annealed silicon-rich oxide and silicon-rich nitride materials for silicon photonics”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 100, 021109, 2012

M. Ayvacikli, A. Ege, S. Yerci, L. Dal Negro, and N. Can, “Synthesis and optical properties of Er and Eu doped SrAl2O4 phosphor ceramic”, J. Lumin,131, 2432 (2011)

R. Chivas, S. Yerci, R. Li, L. Dal Negro, and T. Morse, “Synthesis and photoluminescence of ultra-pure germanium nanoparticles” submitted to Opt. Mater., 33, 1829 (2011)

R. Li, S. Yerci, S. O. Kucheyev, T. van Buuren, L. Dal Negro, “Energy transfer and stimulated emission in Nd-doped silicon nitride”, Opt. Exp., 19, 5379 (2010)

D. Olaosebikan, S. Yerci, A. Gondarenko, K. Preston, R. Li, L. Dal Negro, M. Lipson, “Pump-probe measurements in silicon-rich silicon nitride waveguides and resonators doped with erbium”, Opt. Lett., 36, 4 (2011)

A. C. Hryciw, S. Yerci, R. Kekatpure, L. Dal Negro, M. L. Brongersma, “Thermo-optic tuning of erbium-doped amorphous silicon nitride microdisk resonators”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 98, 041102 (2011)

S. Yerci, R Li, L. Dal Negro, “Electroluminescence from Er doped silicon nitride diodes”, Appl. Phys. Lett.,97, 081109 (2010)

Y. Gong, M. Makarova, S. Yerci, R. Li, M. J. Stevens, B. Baek, S. W. Nam, L. Dal Negro and J. Vuckovic, “Observation of transparency of erbium-doped silicon nitride in photonic crystal nanobeam cavities”, Opt. Exp., 18, 13863 (2010).

G. Shambat, Y. Gong, J. Lu, S. Yerci, R. Li, L. Dal Negro, J. Vuckovic, “Coupled fiber taper extraction of 1.53 μm photoluminescence from erbium doped silicon nitride photonic crystal cavities”, Opt. Exp., 18, 5964 (2010)

A. Gopinath, S.V. Boriskina, S. Yerci, R. Li, L. Dal Negro, "Enhancement of the 1.55µm Erbium emission from quasiperiodic plasmonic arrays", Appl. Phys. Lett., 96, 071113 (2010)

Y. Gong, M. Makarova, S. Yerci, R. Li, M. J. Stevens, B. Baek, S.W. Nam, R. H. Hadfield, S. N. Dorenbos, V.l Zwiller, J. Vuckovic, and L. Dal Negro, "Linewidth narrowing and Purcell enhancement in photonic crystal cavities on an Er-doped silicon nitride platform", Opt. Exp., 18, 2601 (2010)

S. Yerci, R. Li, S. O. Kucheyev, A. Van Buuren, S. N. Basu, and L. Dal Negro, ”Visible and 1.54 mm emission from amorphous silicon nitride films by reactive co-sputtering”, IEEE J. Sel. Topics Quantum Electron, 16, 114 (2010)

M. Makarova, Y. Gong, S. Cheng, Y. Nishi, S. Yerci, R. Li, L. Dal Negro, and J. Vuckovic, “Photonic crystal and plasmonic silicon based light sources”. IEEE J. Sel. Topics Quantum Electron, 16, 132 (2010)

A. G. Imer, S. Yerci, A. S. Alagoz, M. Kulakci, U. Serincan, T. G. Findstad, R. Turan, “Evolution of vibrational modes of SiO2 during the formation of Ge and Si nanocrystals by ion implantation and magnetron sputtering”, J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 10, 525 (2010)

Y. Gong, S. Yerci, R. Li, L. Dal Negro, J. Vuckovic, "Enhanced light emission from Erbium doped silicon nitride in plasmonic metal-insulator-metal structures", Opt. Exp., 17, 20642 (2009)

R. Li, S. Yerci, L. Dal Negro, “Temperature dependence of the energy transfer from amorphous silicon nitride to Er ions”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 041111 (2009)

S. Yerci, R. Li, S. O. Kucheyev, T. van Buuren, S. N. Basu, and L. Dal Negro, “Energy transfer and  1.54μm emission in amorphous silicon nitride films”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 031107 (2009)

D.I. Tetelbaum, A. N. Mikhaylov, A. I. Belov, A. V. Ershov, E. A. Pitirimova, S. M. Plankina, V. N. Smirnov, A. I. Kovalev, R. Turan, S. Yerci, T. G. Finstad, S. Foss, “Properties of Al2O3: nc-Si nanostructures formed by implantation of silicon ions into sapphire and amorphous films of aluminum oxide”, Phys. Solid State, 51, 409 (2009)

N. A. P. Mogaddam, A. S. Alagoz, S. Yerci, R. Turan, S. Foss, and T. G. Finstad, “Phase separation in SiGe nanocrystals embedded in SiO2 matrix during high temperature annealing”, J. Appl. Phys. 104, 124309 (2008)

R. Candelas, A. G. Rolo, M.J.M., Gomes, E. Alves, A. R. Ramos, O. Conde, S. Yerci, R. Turan, “Raman and XRD studies of Ge nanocrystals in alumina films grown by RF-magnetron sputtering”, Vacuum, 82, 1466 (2008)

M. Shandalov, Y. Golan, “Formation of Ge nanocrystals in Al2O3 matrix”, J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 8, 759 (2008)

S. Yerci, M. Kulakci, U. Serincan, R. Turan, S. Yerci, I Yildiz, M. Kulakci, U. Serincan, M. Barozzi, M. Bersani, and R. Turan, “Depth profile investigations of silicon nanocrystals formed in sapphire by ion implantation”, J. Appl. Phys. 102, 024309 (2007)

J. Wolowski, J. Badziak, A. Czarnecka, P. Parys, M. Pisarek, M. Rosinski, R. Turan and S. Yerci,“Application of pulsed laser deposition and laser-induced ion implantation for formation of semiconductor nano-crystallites”, Laser and Particle Beams, 25, 65, 2007

S. Yerci, U. Serincan, I. Dogan, M. S. Tokay, M. F. Genisel, R. Turan, A. Aydinli, “Formation of silicon nanocrystals in sapphire by ion implantation and the origin of visible photoluminescence”, J. Appl. Phys. 100, 074301 (2006)

M. Rosiński, J. Badziak, A. Czarnecka, P. Gasior, P. Parys, M. Pisarek, R. Turan, J. Wołowski, S. Yerci,“Implantation and sputtering of Ge ions into SiO2 substrates with the use of ions produced by repetitive laser pulses”, Mater. Sci. Semicon. Processing, 9, 655 (2006).

U. Serincan, S. Yerci, M. Kulakci and R. Turan, “Evolution of SiO2 Matrix during the Formation of Ge and Si Nanocrystals by Ion Implantation”, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. B 239 419 (2005).

S. Minissale, S. Yerci, and L. D. Negro, “Nonlinear optical properties of low temperature annealed silicon-rich oxide and silicon-rich nitride materials for silicon photonics”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 100, 021109, 2012

R. Li, S. Yerci, S. O. Kucheyev, T. van Buuren, L. Dal Negro, “Energy transfer and stimulated emission in Nd-doped silicon nitride”, Opt. Exp., 19, 5379 (2010)

D. Olaosebikan, S. Yerci, A. Gondarenko, K. Preston, R. Li, L. Dal Negro, M. Lipson, “Pump-probe measurements in silicon-rich silicon nitride waveguides and resonators doped with erbium”, Opt. Lett., 36, 4 (2011)

A. C. Hryciw, S. Yerci, R. Kekatpure, L. Dal Negro, M. L. Brongersma, “Thermo-optic tuning of erbium-doped amorphous silicon nitride microdisk resonators”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 98, 041102 (2011)

S. Yerci, R Li, L. Dal Negro, “Electroluminescence from Er doped silicon nitride diodes”, Appl. Phys. Lett.,97, 081109 (2010)

Y. Gong, M. Makarova, S. Yerci, R. Li, M. J. Stevens, B. Baek, S. W. Nam, L. Dal Negro and J. Vuckovic, “Observation of transparency of erbium-doped silicon nitride in photonic crystal nanobeam cavities”, Opt. Exp., 18, 13863 (2010).

G. Shambat, Y. Gong, J. Lu, S. Yerci, R. Li, L. Dal Negro, J. Vuckovic, “Coupled fiber taper extraction of 1.53 μm photoluminescence from erbium doped silicon nitride photonic crystal cavities”, Opt. Exp., 18, 5964 (2010)

A. Gopinath, S.V. Boriskina, S. Yerci, R. Li, L. Dal Negro, "Enhancement of the 1.55µm Erbium emission from quasiperiodic plasmonic arrays", Appl. Phys. Lett., 96, 071113 (2010)

Y. Gong, M. Makarova, S. Yerci, R. Li, M. J. Stevens, B. Baek, S.W. Nam, R. H. Hadfield, S. N. Dorenbos, V.l Zwiller, J. Vuckovic, and L. Dal Negro, "Linewidth narrowing and Purcell enhancement in photonic crystal cavities on an Er-doped silicon nitride platform", Opt. Exp., 18, 2601 (2010)

S. Yerci, R. Li, S. O. Kucheyev, A. Van Buuren, S. N. Basu, and L. Dal Negro, ”Visible and 1.54 mm emission from amorphous silicon nitride films by reactive co-sputtering”, IEEE J. Sel. Topics Quantum Electron, 16, 114 (2010)

M. Makarova, Y. Gong, S. Cheng, Y. Nishi, S. Yerci, R. Li, L. Dal Negro, and J. Vuckovic, “Photonic crystal and plasmonic silicon based light sources”. IEEE J. Sel. Topics Quantum Electron, 16, 132 (2010)

Y. Gong, S. Yerci, R. Li, L. Dal Negro, J. Vuckovic, "Enhanced light emission from Erbium doped silicon nitride in plasmonic metal-insulator-metal structures", Opt. Exp., 17, 20642 (2009)

R. Li, S. Yerci, L. Dal Negro, “Temperature dependence of the energy transfer from amorphous silicon nitride to Er ions”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 041111 (2009)

S. Yerci, R. Li, S. O. Kucheyev, T. van Buuren, S. N. Basu, and L. Dal Negro, “Energy transfer and  1.54μm emission in amorphous silicon nitride films”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 031107 (2009)

A. G. Imer, S. Yerci, A. S. Alagoz, M. Kulakci, U. Serincan, T. G. Findstad, R. Turan, “Evolution of vibrational modes of SiO2 during the formation of Ge and Si nanocrystals by ion implantation and magnetron sputtering”, J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 10, 525 (2010)

D.I. Tetelbaum, A. N. Mikhaylov, A. I. Belov, A. V. Ershov, E. A. Pitirimova, S. M. Plankina, V. N. Smirnov, A. I. Kovalev, R. Turan, S. Yerci, T. G. Finstad, S. Foss, “Properties of Al2O3: nc-Si nanostructures formed by implantation of silicon ions into sapphire and amorphous films of aluminum oxide”, Phys. Solid State, 51, 409 (2009)

M. Shandalov, Y. Golan, “Formation of Ge nanocrystals in Al2O3 matrix”, J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 8, 759 (2008)

N. A. P. Mogaddam, A. S. Alagoz, S. Yerci, R. Turan, S. Foss, and T. G. Finstad, “Phase separation in SiGe nanocrystals embedded in SiO2 matrix during high temperature annealing”, J. Appl. Phys. 104, 124309 (2008)

R. Candelas, A. G. Rolo, M.J.M., Gomes, E. Alves, A. R. Ramos, O. Conde, S. Yerci, R. Turan, “Raman and XRD studies of Ge nanocrystals in alumina films grown by RF-magnetron sputtering”, Vacuum, 82, 1466 (2008)

S. Yerci, M. Kulakci, U. Serincan, R. Turan, S. Yerci, I Yildiz, M. Kulakci, U. Serincan, M. Barozzi, M. Bersani, and R. Turan, “Depth profile investigations of silicon nanocrystals formed in sapphire by ion implantation”, J. Appl. Phys. 102, 024309 (2007)

J. Wolowski, J. Badziak, A. Czarnecka, P. Parys, M. Pisarek, M. Rosinski, R. Turan and S. Yerci,“Application of pulsed laser deposition and laser-induced ion implantation for formation of semiconductor nano-crystallites”, Laser and Particle Beams, 25, 65, 2007

S. Yerci, U. Serincan, I. Dogan, M. S. Tokay, M. F. Genisel, R. Turan, A. Aydinli, “Formation of silicon nanocrystals in sapphire by ion implantation and the origin of visible photoluminescence”, J. Appl. Phys. 100, 074301 (2006)

M. Rosiński, J. Badziak, A. Czarnecka, P. Gasior, P. Parys, M. Pisarek, R. Turan, J. Wołowski, S. Yerci,“Implantation and sputtering of Ge ions into SiO2 substrates with the use of ions produced by repetitive laser pulses”, Mater. Sci. Semicon. Processing, 9, 655 (2006).

U. Serincan, S. Yerci, M. Kulakci and R. Turan, “Evolution of SiO2 Matrix during the Formation of Ge and Si Nanocrystals by Ion Implantation”, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. B 239 419 (2005).

 

M. S. Branham, W-C. Hsu, S. Yerci, J. Loomis, S. V. Boriskina, B. R. Hoard, S. E. Han and G. Chen, "15.7% Efficient 10-μm-Thick Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells Using Periodic Nanostructures" Advanced Materials, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201405511

A. Mavrokefalos, S. E. Han, S. Yerci, M. S Branham, G. Chen, “Efficient Light-Trapping in Inverted Nano-Pyramid Thin Crystalline Silicon Membranes for Solar Cell Applications”, Nano Letters, 12, 2792 (2012)

J. Trevino, C. Forestiere, G. Di Martino, S. Yerci, F. Priolo, L. Dal Negro, “Plasmonic-photonic arrays with aperiodic spiral order for ultra-thin film solar cells”, Optics Express, 20, A418 (2012)

D. Olaosebikan, S. Yerci, A. Gondarenko, K. Preston, R. Li, L. Dal Negro, M. Lipson, “Pump-probe measurements in silicon-rich silicon nitride waveguides and resonators doped with erbium”, Opt. Lett., 36, 4 (2011)

A. C. Hryciw, S. Yerci, R. Kekatpure, L. Dal Negro, M. L. Brongersma, “Thermo-optic tuning of erbium-doped amorphous silicon nitride microdisk resonators”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 98, 041102 (2011)

S. Yerci, R Li, L. Dal Negro, “Electroluminescence from Er doped silicon nitride diodes”, Appl. Phys. Lett.,97, 081109 (2010)

Y. Gong, M. Makarova, S. Yerci, R. Li, M. J. Stevens, B. Baek, S. W. Nam, L. Dal Negro and J. Vuckovic, “Observation of transparency of erbium-doped silicon nitride in photonic crystal nanobeam cavities”, Opt. Exp., 18, 13863 (2010).

G. Shambat, Y. Gong, J. Lu, S. Yerci, R. Li, L. Dal Negro, J. Vuckovic, “Coupled fiber taper extraction of 1.53 μm photoluminescence from erbium doped silicon nitride photonic crystal cavities”, Opt. Exp., 18, 5964 (2010)

Y. Gong, M. Makarova, S. Yerci, R. Li, M. J. Stevens, B. Baek, S.W. Nam, R. H. Hadfield, S. N. Dorenbos, V.l Zwiller, J. Vuckovic, and L. Dal Negro, "Linewidth narrowing and Purcell enhancement in photonic crystal cavities on an Er-doped silicon nitride platform", Opt. Exp., 18, 2601 (2010)

M. Makarova, Y. Gong, S. Cheng, Y. Nishi, S. Yerci, R. Li, L. Dal Negro, and J. Vuckovic, “Photonic crystal and plasmonic silicon based light sources”. IEEE J. Sel. Topics Quantum Electron, 16, 132 (2010)

Y. Gong, S. Yerci, R. Li, L. Dal Negro, J. Vuckovic, "Enhanced light emission from Erbium doped silicon nitride in plasmonic metal-insulator-metal structures", Opt. Exp., 17, 20642 (2009)

S. Yerci, R. Li, S. O. Kucheyev, A. Van Buuren, S. N. Basu, and L. Dal Negro, ”Visible and 1.54 mm emission from amorphous silicon nitride films by reactive co-sputtering”, IEEE J. Sel. Topics Quantum Electron, 16, 114 (2010)

A. G. Imer, S. Yerci, A. S. Alagoz, M. Kulakci, U. Serincan, T. G. Findstad, R. Turan, “Evolution of vibrational modes of SiO2 during the formation of Ge and Si nanocrystals by ion implantation and magnetron sputtering”, J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 10, 525 (2010)

S. Yerci, R. Li, S. O. Kucheyev, T. van Buuren, S. N. Basu, and L. Dal Negro, “Energy transfer and  1.54μm emission in amorphous silicon nitride films”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 031107 (2009)

N. A. P. Mogaddam, A. S. Alagoz, S. Yerci, R. Turan, S. Foss, and T. G. Finstad, “Phase separation in SiGe nanocrystals embedded in SiO2 matrix during high temperature annealing”, J. Appl. Phys. 104, 124309 (2008)

R. Candelas, A. G. Rolo, M.J.M., Gomes, E. Alves, A. R. Ramos, O. Conde, S. Yerci, R. Turan, “Raman and XRD studies of Ge nanocrystals in alumina films grown by RF-magnetron sputtering”, Vacuum, 82, 1466 (2008)

S. Yerci, U. Serincan, I. Dogan, M. S. Tokay, M. F. Genisel, R. Turan, A. Aydinli, “Formation of silicon nanocrystals in sapphire by ion implantation and the origin of visible photoluminescence”, J. Appl. Phys. 100, 074301 (2006)

U. Serincan, S. Yerci, M. Kulakci and R. Turan, “Evolution of SiO2 Matrix during the Formation of Ge and Si Nanocrystals by Ion Implantation”, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. B 239 419 (2005).