Sergej Filonovich

Advanced Functional Materials for Micro and Nanotechnologies


- Academic Profile

2003 – PhD in Physics, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal

1997 – MSc in Physics, Brest State University, Belarus

Main scientific interests:

2nd and 3rd generation photovoltaics.

Growth and characterization of amorphous, polymorphous, nanocrystalline Si thin films. Fabrication, optimization and characterization of single- and multi-junction Si thin film solar cells. Growth of Si nanoparticles by cold plasma for solar cell application.

Optical, structural, electrical characterization of thin films.

Main publications

1)    S.A. Filonovich, H. Águas, T. Busani, A. Vicente, A. Araújo, D. Gaspar, M. Vilarigues, J. Leitão, E. Fortunato, R. Martins
Hydrogen plasma treatment of very thin p-type nanocrystalline Si films grown by RF-PECVD in presence of B(CH3)3
Sci. Technol. Adv. Mater. 13 (2012) 045004.
2)    H. Águas , S.K. Ram , A. Araújo , D. Gaspar , A. Vicente , S.A. Filonovich , E. Fortunato , R. Martins, I. Ferreira
Silicon thin film solar cells on commercial tiles
Energy and Environmental Science 4 (2011) 4620-4632.
3)    S.A. Filonovich, H. Águas, I. Bernacka-Wojcik, C. Gaspar, M. Vilarigues, L.B. Silva, E. Fortunato, R. Martins
Highly conductive p-type nanocrystalline silicon films deposited by RF-PECVD using silane and trimethylboron mixtures at high pressure
Vacuum, 83 (2009) 1253
4)    S.A. Filonovich, P. Alpuim, L. Rebouta, J.-E. Bourée, Y.M. Soro
Hydrogenated amorphous and nanocrystalline silicon solar cells deposited by HWCVD and RF-PECVD on plastic substrates at 150 °C
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 354 (2008) 2376-2380.
5)    S.A. Filonovich, M. Ribeiro, A.G. Rolo, P. Alpuim
Phosphorous and boron doping of nc-Si:H thin films deposited on plastic substrates at 150 °C by Hot-Wire Chemical Vapor Deposition
Thin Solid Films, 516 (2008) 576-579