Dr. Masafumi Yamaguchi

Toyota Technological Institute, Japan

Professor Emeritus

Visiting Research Fellow

Visiting Professor, Kyushu University, Japan



1978, Ph.D., Electronics, Hokkaido University, Japan

1968, B.S., Electronics, Hokkaido University

Publications (selected)

  1. YAMAGUCHI, M., YAMAMOTO, A. and KONDO, M., 1977. Blue electroluminescence from ZnSe diodes. J. Appl. Phys. vol. 48, pp. 196-202.
  2. YAMAGUCHI, M., ANDO, K., YAMAMOTO A. and UEMURA, C., 1984. Minority-carrier injection annealing of electron-irradiated defects in InP solar cells. Appl. Phys. Lett. Vol. 44, pp. 432-434.
  3. YAMAGUCHI, M. and AMANO, C., 1985. Efficiency calculations of thin-film GaAs solar cells on Si substrates. J. Appl. Phys. vol. 58, pp. 3601-3606.
  4. SUGIURA, H., AMANO, C., YAMAMOTO, A. and YAMAGUCHI, M., 1988. Double heterostructure GaAs tunnel junction for a AlGaAs/GaAs tandem solar cell. Jpn. J. APPl. Phys. Vol. 27, pp. 269-.272.
  5. YAMAGUCHI, M. and ANDO, K., 1988. Mechanism for radiation resistance of InP solar cells. J. Appl. Phys. vol. 63, pp. 5555-562.
  6. AMANO, C., SUGIURA, H., YAMAGUCHI, M. and HANE, K., 1989. Fabrication and numerical analysis of AlGaAs/GaAs tandem solar cells with tunnel interconnections. IEEE Trans. Elec. Dev. vol. 36, pp. 1026-1035. doi: 10.1109/16.24344
  7. YAMAGUCHI, M., 1991. Dislocation density reduction in heteroepitaxial III-V compound films on Si substrates for optical devices. J. Mater. Res. Vol. 6, 376-384.
  8. YAMAGUCHI, M., WARABISAKO, T. and SUGIURA, H., 1994. Chemical beam epitaxy as a breakthrough technology for photovoltaic solar energy applications. J. Cryst. Growth vol. 136, pp. 29-36.
  9. YAMAGUCHI, M., OKUDA, T., TAYLOR, S.J., TAKAMOTO, T., IKEDA, E. and KURITA, H., 1997. Superior radiation-resistant properties of InGaP/GaAs tandem solar cells. Appl. Phys. Lett. Vol. 70, pp. 1566-1568.
  10. YAMAGUCHI, M. and LUQUE, A., 1999. High efficiency and high concentration in photovoltaics. IEEE Trans. Elec. Dev. vol. 46, pp. 2139-2144.
  11. YAMAGUCHI, M., 2001. Radiation-resistant solar cells for space use. Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells.Vol. 68, pp. 31-53.
  12. YAMAGUCHI, M., 2003. III–V compound multi-junction solar cells: present and future. Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells. Vol. 75, pp. 261-269.
  13. YAMAGUCHI, M,, TAKAMOTO, T., ARAKI, K. and EKINS-DAUKES, N. , 2005. Multi-junction III–V solar cells: current status and future potential. Solar Energy. vol. 79, pp. 78-85.
  14. TAKAMOTO, T., KANEIWA, M., IMAIZUMI, M. and YAMAGUCHI, M., 2005. InGaP/GaAs-based multijunction solar cells. Prog. Photovolt. Vol. 13, vol. 495-511. DOI: 10.1002/pip.642
  15. YAMAGUCHI, M., OHSHITA, Y., ARAFUNE, K., SAI, H. and TACHIBANA, M., 2006. Present status and future of crystalline silicon solar cells in Japan. Solar Energy. Vol. 80, pp. 104-110.
  16. YAMAGUCHI, M., YAMADA, H., KATSUMATA, Y., LEE, K-H., ARAKI, K. and KOJIMA, M. 2017. Efficiency potential and recent activities of high-efficiency solar cells. J. Mater. Res. Vol. 19, pp. 3445-3457.
  17. YAMAGUCHI, M., LEE, K-H., ARAKI, K., KOJIMA, N., YAMADA, H. and KATSUMATA, Y., 2018. Analysis for efficiency potential of highefficiency and nextgeneration solar cells. Prog. Photovolt. Vol. 26, pp. 543-552.
  18. YAMAGUCHI, M., LEE, K-H., ARAKI, K. and KOJIMA, N., 2018. A review of recent progress in heterogeneous silicon tandem solar cells. J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. Vol. 51 pp. 133002-1 – 133002-13.
  19. Haegel, N.M., YAMAGUCHI, M. et al., 2019. Terawatt-scale photovoltaics: Transform global energy. Science vol. 364, pp. 836-838. DOI/10.1126/science.aaw1845
  20. ZHU, L., LEE, K-H., YAMAGUCHI, M., AKIYAMA, H., KANEMITSU, Y., ARAKI, K. and KOJIMA, N., 2019. Analysis of nonradiative recombination in quantum dot solar cells and materials. Prog. Photovolt. Vol. 27, pp. 971-977.
  21. YAMAGUCHI, M. et al., 2020. Role of PV-Powered Vehicles in Low-Carbon Society and Some Approaches of High-Efficiency Solar Cell Modules for Cars. Energy and Power Engineering vol. 12, pp. 375-395. DOI: 10.4236/epe.2020.126023
  22. YAMAGUCHI, M. et al., 2020. Development of high-efficiency and low-cost solar cells for PV-powered vehicles application. Prog. Photovolt. pp. 1-10.

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