Govindasamy Tamizhmani

Assoc Research Professor

  • 1065 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
1986 …2020

Research Output 1986 2018

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2017
2 Citations

Further studies on the effect of SiNx refractive index and emitter sheet resistance on potential-induced degradation

Oh, J., Dauksher, B., Bowden, S., Tamizhmani, G., Hacke, P. & D'Amico, J. Mar 1 2017 In : IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. 7, 2, p. 437-443 7 p., 7814277

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sheet resistance
Refractive index
emitters
refractivity
degradation
2016
2 Citations

Accelerated Testing of Module-Level Power Electronics for Long-Term Reliability

Flicker, J., Tamizhmani, G., Moorthy, M. K., Thiagarajan, R. & Raja Ayyanar, A. Nov 10 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Power electronics
modules
Testing
Thermal cycling
electronics

Multi angle laser light scattering evaluation of field exposed thermoplastic photovoltaic encapsulant materials

Kempe, M. D., Miller, D. C., Wohlgemuth, J. H., Kurtz, S. R., Moseley, J. M., Nobles, D., Stika, K. M., Brun, Y., Samuels, S. L., Shah, Q. A., Tamizhmani, G., Sakurai, K., Inoue, M., Doi, T., Masuda, A. & Vanderpan, C. E. Jan 1 2016 In : Energy Science and Engineering. 4, 1, p. 40-51 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Light scattering
Thermoplastics
Creep
Lasers
Polyurethanes
6 Citations

Study of soiling loss on photovoltaic modules with artificially deposited dust of different gravimetric densities and compositions collected from different locations in India

John, J. J., Warade, S., Tamizhmani, G. & Kottantharayil, A. Jan 1 2016 In : IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. 6, 1, p. 236-243 8 p., 7327130

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

India
Dust
modules
dust
Chemical analysis
2 Citations
modules
degradation
industrial plants
Degradation
Glass
2015
5 Citations

Determination of dominant failure modes using FMECA on the field deployed c-Si modules under hot-dry desert climate

Shrestha, S. M., Mallineni, J. K., Yedidi, K. R., Knisely, B., Tatapudi, S., Kuitche, J. & Tamizhmani, G. Jan 1 2015 In : IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. 5, 1, p. 174-182 9 p., 6963264

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

deserts
failure modes
Failure modes
climate
power plants
2 Citations

Field testing of thermoplastic encapsulants in high-temperature installations

Kempe, M. D., Miller, D. C., Wohlgemuth, J. H., Kurtz, S. R., Moseley, J. M., Shah, Q. A., Tamizhmani, G., Sakurai, K., Inoue, M., Doi, T., Masuda, A., Samuels, S. L. & Vanderpan, C. E. Nov 1 2015 In : Energy Science and Engineering. 3, 6, p. 565-580 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermoplastics
Creep
Testing
Peroxides
Crosslinking
8 Citations

Interlaboratory study to determine repeatability of the damp-heat test method for potential-induced degradation and polarization in crystalline silicon photovoltaic modules

Hacke, P., Terwilliger, K., Glick, S., Tamizhmani, G., Tatapudi, S., Stark, C., Koch, S., Weber, T., Berghold, J., Hoffmann, S., Koehl, M., Dietrich, S., Ebert, M. & Mathiak, G. Jan 1 2015 In : IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. 5, 1, p. 94-101 8 p., 6960016

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

high temperature tests
Silicon
modules
Polarization
degradation
12 Citations

Potential-Induced Degradation (PID): Incomplete Recovery of Shunt Resistance and Quantum Efficiency Losses

Oh, J., Bowden, S. & TamizhMani, G. Aug 10 2015 In : IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. 5, 6, p. 1540-1548 9 p., 7182748

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shunts
Quantum efficiency
quantum efficiency
recovery
degradation
3 Citations

Quantification and Modeling of Spectral and Angular Losses of Naturally Soiled PV Modules

John, J. J., Rajasekar, V., Boppana, S., Chattopadhyay, S., Kottantharayil, A. & Tamizhmani, G. Aug 20 2015 In : IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. 5, 6, p. 1727-1734 8 p., 7214211

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

modules
Quantum efficiency
Dust
quantum efficiency
Silicon
4 Citations

Validated method for repeatable power measurement of CIGS modules exhibiting light-induced metastabilities

Deceglie, M. G., Silverman, T. J., Emery, K., Dirnberger, D., Schmid, A., Barkaszi, S., Riedel, N., Pratt, L., Doshi, S., Tamizhmani, G., Marion, B. & Kurtz, S. R. Mar 1 2015 In : IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. 5, 2, p. 607-612 6 p., 6994210

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gallium
Indium
metastable state
gallium
indium
2014
12 Citations

Investigation of dominant failure mode(s) for field-aged crystalline silicon PV modules under desert climatic conditions

Kuitche, J. M., Pan, R. & Tamizhmani, G. 2014 In : IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics. 4, 3, p. 814-826 13 p., 6776397

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

deserts
failure modes
Silicon
Failure modes
modules
2011
43 Citations

Evaluation of high-temperature exposure of photovoltaic modules

Kurtz, S., Whitfield, K., Tamizhmani, G., Koehl, M., Miller, D., Joyce, J., Wohlgemuth, J., Bosco, N., Kempe, M. & Zgonena, T. Dec 2011 In : Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications. 19, 8, p. 954-965 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

modules
evaluation
sunlight
ambient temperature
configurations
2009

Arizona -Texas consortium for alternative and renewable energy technologies

Munukutla, L., Kannan, A., Newman, R., Petrovich, S. & Tamizhmani, G. 2009 In : ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electronics industry
Teaching
Students
Industry
2008
Electronics industry
Teaching
Students
Industry
2007
Electronic equipment
Specifications
Engineers
Industry
2006
16 Citations

High efficiency fuel cell based uninterruptible power supply for digital equipment

Gonzales, J. & Tamizhmani, G. Jan 23 2006 In : Journal of Power Sources. 153, 1, p. 151-156 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uninterruptible power systems
power supplies
fuel cells
Fuel cells
Fuel consumption
2005
1 Citations

Graduate education with industry relevance

Munukutla, L., McHenry, A., Darveaux, R. & Tamizhmani, G. Sep 2005 In : Journal of Engineering Technology. 22, 2, p. 34-39 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Education
Industry
Engineering technology
Laptop computers
Semiconductor devices
1998
15 Citations

A rapid half-cell technique for the pre-screening of polymer fuel cell catalysts

TamizhMani, G., Dodelet, J. P., Guay, D. & Dignard-Bailey, L. Mar 5 1998 In : Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry. 444, 1, p. 121-125 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrolytes
Fuel cells
Screening
Polymers
Catalysts
1996
105 Citations

Crystallite size effects of carbon-supported platinum on oxygen reduction in liquid acids

Tamizhmani, G., Dodelet, J. P. & Guay, D. Jan 1996 In : Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 143, 1, p. 18-23 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crystallite size
Platinum
Anions
platinum
Negative ions
1995
49 Citations

Influence of Loading on the Activity and Stability of Heat-Treated Carbon-Supported Cobalt Phthalocyanine Electrocatalysts in Solid Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells

Lalande, G., Tamizhmani, G., Côté, R., Dianard-Bailey, L., Trudeau, M. L., Schulz, R., Guay, D. & Dodelet, J. P. 1995 In : Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 142, 4, p. 1162-1168 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electrocatalysts
Electrocatalysts
Electrolytes
fuel cells
Fuel cells
161 Citations

Physical, chemical and electrochemical characterization of heat-treated tetracarboxylic cobalt phthalocyanine adsorbed on carbon black as electrocatalyst for oxygen reduction in polymer electrolyte fuel cells

Lalande, G., Côté, R., Tamizhmani, G., Guay, D., Dodelet, J. P., Dignard-Bailey, L., Weng, L. T. & Bertrand, P. 1995 In : Electrochimica Acta. 40, 16, p. 2635-2646 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soot
Electrocatalysts
Carbon black
Electrolytes
Fuel cells
1994
66 Citations

Electrocatalytic activity of Nafion-impregnated pyrolyzed cobalt phthalocyanine

Tamizhmani, G., Dodelet, J. P., Guay, D., Lalande, G. & Capuano, G. A. Jan 1994 In : Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 141, 1, p. 41-45 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cobalt
cobalt
Electrodes
electrodes
catalysts
93 Citations
Platinum alloys
platinum alloys
Ternary alloys
ternary alloys
Oxides
9 Citations

Life tests of carbon-supported Pt-Cr-Cu electrocatalysts in solid-polymer fuel cells

Tamizhmani, G. & Capuano, G. A. Sep 1994 In : Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 141, 9, p. 132-134 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electrocatalysts
Electrocatalysts
fuel cells
Fuel cells
Polymers
1991
46 Citations

Photoelectrochemical characterization of thin films of perylenetetracarboxylic acid derivatives

Tamizhmani, G., Dodelet, J. P., Côté, R. & Gravel, D. 1991 In : Chemistry of Materials. 3, 6, p. 1046-1053 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Perylene
Derivatives
Thin films
Acids
Substrates
8 Citations

Physical characterization of a-Si thin films deposited by thermal decomposition of iodosilanes

Tamizhmani, G., Cocivera, M., Oakley, R. T., Fischer, C. & Fujimoto, M. 1991 In : Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 24, 6, p. 1015-1021 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

thermal decomposition
Pyrolysis
Thin films
Dangling bonds
Argon
1990
30 Citations

Photoelectrochemical properties of semiconducting cadmium mercury telluride thin films with bandgaps between 1.47 and 1.08 eV

Neumann-Spallart, M., Tamizhmani, G. & Levy-Clement, C. Nov 1990 In : Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 137, 11, p. 3434-3437 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mercury cadmium tellurides
Mercury (metal)
Photocurrents
Cadmium
photocurrents
1 Citations

Some physical properties of undoped amorphous silicon prepared by a new chemical vapor deposition process using iodosilanes

Tamizhmani, G., Cocivera, M., Oakley, R. T. & Del Bel Belluz, P. 1990 In : Chemistry of Materials. 2, 4, p. 473-476 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rutherford backscattering spectroscopy
Amorphous silicon
Spectrometry
Chemical vapor deposition
Physical properties
1989
33 Citations

Physical properties of electrochemically deposited cadmium mercury telluride films

Neumann-Spallart, M., Tamizhmani, G., Boutry-Forveille, A. & Levy-Clement, C. Feb 15 1989 In : Thin Solid Films. 169, 2, p. 315-322 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mercury cadmium tellurides
Mercury (metal)
Cadmium
Physical properties
physical properties
21 Citations

Study of electrochemical and photoelectrochemical properties of nickel phosphide semiconductors

Sharon, M., Tamizhmani, G., Levy-Clement, C. & Rioux, J. 1989 In : Solar Cells. 26, 4, p. 303-312 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nickel
Semiconductor materials
Electron spectroscopy
Powders
Energy gap
1986
29 Citations
Photoelectrochemical cells
phosphides
Transition metals
electric batteries
Solar cells