Mr Sean Seng Hwee Sean Rezal Lim

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Senior Technical officer

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Dip. in Electronics, Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore (2000)

Role and Interests 

To provide training and support for users of TEMs and FIBs


Conference Papers

Colwell J; Hsiao PC; Shen X; Lim S; Kunz O; Zhang W; Wang X; Lennon A, 2018, 'Distortion of Suns-V OC Measurements due to Plated Copper Diffusion through Silver Capping Layers on Silicon Solar Cells', in 2018 IEEE 7th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, WCPEC 2018 - A Joint Conference of 45th IEEE PVSC, 28th PVSEC and 34th EU PVSEC, pp. 3715 - 3718,
Tong J; Jiang Y; Song N; Lim S; Zi O; Lennon A, 2017, 'Hydrogen molybdenum bronzes for hole transport layers on crystalline silicon solar cells', in 2017 IEEE 44th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2017, pp. 1 - 3,
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Tong J; Jiang Y; Song N; Lim S; Zi O; Lennon A, 2016, 'Hydrogen molybdenum bronzes for hole transport layers on crystalline silicon solar cells', in Conference Record of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, pp. 2983 - 2985,

Journal articles

Chen J; Liang J; Zhou Y; Sha Z; Lim S; Huang F; Han Z; Brown SA; Cao L; Wang DW; Wang CH, 2021, 'A vertical graphene enhanced Zn-MnO2flexible battery towards wearable electronic devices', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, vol. 9, pp. 575 - 584,
Gain AK; Zhang L; Lim S, 2021, 'Tribological behavior of Ti–6Al–4V alloy: Subsurface structure, damage mechanism and mechanical properties', Wear, vol. 464-465, pp. 203551 - 203551,
Lim J; Kim M; Park HH; Jung H; Lim S; Hao X; Choi E; Park S; Lee M; Liu Z; Green MA; Seo J; Park J; Yun JS, 2021, 'Kinetics of light-induced degradation in semi-transparent perovskite solar cells', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 219, pp. 110776 - 110776,
Allioux FM; Merhebi S; Tang J; Zhang C; Merenda A; Cai S; Ghasemian MB; Rahim MA; Maghe M; Lim S; Zhang J; Hyde L; Mayyas M; Cunning BV; Ruoff RS; Kalantar-Zadeh K, 2021, 'Carbonization of low thermal stability polymers at the interface of liquid metals', Carbon, vol. 171, pp. 938 - 945,
Lee M; Choi E; Soufiani AM; Lim J; Kim M; Chen D; Green MA; Seidel J; Lim S; Kim J; Dai X; Lee‐Chin R; Zheng B; Hameiri Z; Park J; Hao X; Yun JS, 2021, 'Enhanced hole-carrier selectivity in wide bandgap halide perovskite PV devices for indoor IoT applications', Advanced Functional Materials, pp. 2008908 - 2008908,
Kim K; Nandakumar N; Zheng X; Lim S; Hameiri Z, 2021, 'Sub-nanoscale investigation of the interface between c-Si and PECVD AlOx and its effect on surface passivation', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, pp. 1 - 7,
S Mofarah S; Khayyam Nekouei R; Maroufi S; Biswal S; Lim S; Yao Y; Sahajwalla V, 2021, 'Controllable design of defect-rich hybrid iron oxide nanostructures on mesoporous carbon-based scaffold for pseudocapacitive applications.', Nanoscale, vol. 13, pp. 3662 - 3672,
Kim J; Park BW; Baek J; Yun JS; Kwon HW; Seidel J; Min H; Coelho S; Lim S; Huang S; Gaus K; Green MA; Shin TJ; Ho-Baillie AWY; Kim MG; Seok SI, 2020, 'Unveiling the Relationship between the Perovskite Precursor Solution and the Resulting Device Performance', Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 142, pp. 6251 - 6260,
Lee DS; Kim J; Bing J; Zheng J; Yun JS; Seidel J; Lim S; Green MA; Huang S; Ho-Baillie AWY, 2020, 'Unveiling the Importance of Precursor Preparation for Highly Efficient and Stable Phenethylammonium-Based Perovskite Solar Cells', Solar RRL, vol. 4,
S. Mofarah S; Adabifiroozjaei E; Wang Y; Arandiyan H; Pardehkhorram R; Yao Y; Assadi MHN; Mehmood R; Chen WF; Tsounis C; Scott J; Lim S; Webster R; Zhong V; Xu Y; Koshy P; Sorrell CC, 2020, 'Assembly of cerium-based coordination polymer into variant polycrystalline 2D-3D CeO2-x nanostructures', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, vol. 8, pp. 4753 - 4763,
Sengupta D; Chen SH; Michael A; Kwok CY; Lim S; Pei Y; Kottapalli AGP, 2020, 'Single and bundled carbon nanofibers as ultralightweight and flexible piezoresistive sensors', npj Flexible Electronics, vol. 4,
Daiyan R; Lovell EC; Huang B; Zubair M; Leverett J; Zhang Q; Lim S; Horlyck J; Tang J; Lu X; Kalantar-Zadeh K; Hart JN; Bedford NM; Amal R, 2020, 'Uncovering Atomic-Scale Stability and Reactivity in Engineered Zinc Oxide Electrocatalysts for Controllable Syngas Production', Advanced Energy Materials, vol. 10, pp. 2001381 - 2001381,
Lau D; Hall CA; Lim S; Yuwono JA; Burr PA; Song N; Lennon A, 2020, 'Reduced Silicon Fragmentation in Lithium Ion Battery Anodes Using Electronic Doping Strategies', ACS Applied Energy Materials, vol. 3, pp. 1730 - 1741,
Zhang F; Hu H; Islam M; Peng S; Wu S; Lim S; Zhou Y; Wang CH, 2020, 'Multi-modal strain and temperature sensor by hybridizing reduced graphene oxide and PEDOT:PSS', Composites Science and Technology, vol. 187,
Abdollahzadeh M; Hosseini E; Ahmadi H; Lim S; Korayem AH; Razmjou A; Asadnia M, 2020, 'Low humid transport of anions in layered double hydroxides membranes using polydopamine coating', Journal of Membrane Science, pp. 118974 - 118974,
Wu Z; Liu W; Zhang L; Lim S, 2020, 'Amorphization and dislocation evolution mechanisms of single crystalline 6H-SiC', Acta Materialia, vol. 182, pp. 60 - 67,
Hu H; Yuan Y; Lim S; Wang CH, 2020, 'Phase structure dependence of magnetic behaviour in iron oxide nanorods', Materials and Design, vol. 185, pp. 108241 - 108241,
Daiyan R; Lovell EC; Bedford NM; Saputera WH; Wu KH; Lim S; Horlyck J; Ng YH; Lu X; Amal R, 2019, 'Modulating Activity through Defect Engineering of Tin Oxides for Electrochemical CO2 Reduction', Advanced Science, vol. 6, pp. 1900678 - 1900678,
S. Mofarah S; Adabifiroozjaei E; Yao Y; Koshy P; Lim S; Webster R; Liu X; Khayyam Nekouei R; Cazorla C; Liu Z; Wang Y; Lambropoulos N; Sorrell CC, 2019, 'Proton-assisted creation of controllable volumetric oxygen vacancies in ultrathin CeO2−x for pseudocapacitive energy storage applications', Nature Communications, vol. 10,
Hu H; Zhang F; Lim S; Blanloeuil P; Yao Y; Guo Y; Wang CH, 2019, 'Surface functionalisation of carbon nanofiber and barium titanate by polydopamine to enhance the energy storage density of their nanocomposites', Composites Part B: Engineering, vol. 178, pp. 107459 - 107459,
Mofarah SS; Adabifiroozjaei E; Pardehkhorram R; Assadi MHN; Hinterstein M; Yao Y; Liu X; Ghasemian MB; Kalantar-Zadeh K; Mehmood R; Cazorla C; Shahmiri R; Bahmanrokh G; Bhattacharyya S; Spadaro MC; Arbiol J; Lim S; Xu Y; Arandiyan H; Scott J; Koshy P; Sorrell CC, 2019, 'Coordination Polymer to Atomically Thin, Holey, Metal-Oxide Nanosheets for Tuning Band Alignment', Advanced Materials, vol. 31, pp. 1905288 - 1905288,
Kim D; Yun JH; Lyu M; Kim J; Lim S; Yun JS; Wang L; Seidel J, 2019, 'Probing Facet-Dependent Surface Defects in MAPbI3 Perovskite Single Crystals', Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 123, pp. 14144 - 14151,
Lau D; Song N; Hall C; Jiang Y; Lim S; Perez-Wurfl I; Ouyang Z; Lennon A, 2019, 'Hybrid solar energy harvesting and storage devices: The promises and challenges', Materials Today Energy, vol. 13, pp. 22 - 44,
Daiyan R; Saputera WH; Zhang Q; Lovell E; Lim S; Ng YH; Lu X; Amal R, 2019, '3D Heterostructured Copper Electrode for Conversion of Carbon Dioxide to Alcohols at Low Overpotentials', ADVANCED SUSTAINABLE SYSTEMS, vol. 3,
Adabifiroozjaei E; Koshy P; Emadi F; Mofarah SS; Ma H; Rastkerdar E; Lim S; Webster RF; Mitchell DRG; Sorrell CC, 2019, 'Ionic interdiffusion as interaction mechanism between Al and Si3N4', Journal of the American Ceramic Society, vol. 102, pp. 4835 - 4847,
Fenech M; Lim S; Cheung J; Sharma N, 2019, 'Mechanistic insights into the phenomena of increasing capacity with cycle number: Using pulsed-laser deposited MoO2 thin film electrodes', Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, vol. 21, pp. 25779 - 25787,
Colwell J; Hsiao PC; Shen X; Zhang W; Wang X; Lim S; Lennon A, 2018, 'Impact of contact integrity during thermal stress testing on degradation analysis of copper-plated silicon solar cells', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 174, pp. 225 - 232,
Song N; Romer U; Gentle A; Lim S; Li Z; Hsiao PC; Gong B; Zhang X; Verlinden P; Lennon A, 2018, 'Metallization method for interdigitated back-contact silicon solar cells employing an insulating resin layer and a Ti/Ag/Cu metal Stack', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 8, pp. 916 - 922,
Yun JS; Kim J; Young T; Patterson RJ; Kim D; Seidel J; Lim S; Green MA; Huang S; Ho-Baillie A, 2018, 'Humidity-Induced Degradation via Grain Boundaries of HC(NH2)2PbI3 Planar Perovskite Solar Cells', Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 28,
Lee, D ; Yun, JS ; Mahboubi Soufiani ; Chen, S ; Cho, Y ; Seidel ; Huang S; Ho-Baillie , 2018, 'Passivation of Grain Boundaries by Phenethylammonium in Formamidinium-Methylammonium Lead Halide Perovskite Solar Cells', ACS Energy Letters, vol. 3, pp. 647 - 654,
Hsiao PC; Song N; Wang X; Shen X; Phua B; Colwell J; Romer U; Johnston B; Lim S; Shengzhao Y; Verlinden P; Lennon A, 2018, '266-nm ps laser ablation for copper-plated p-type selective emitter perc silicon solar cells', IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, vol. 8, pp. 952 - 959,
Choi EY; Kim J; Lim S; Han E; Ho-Baillie AWY; Park N, 2018, 'Enhancing stability for organic-inorganic perovskite solar cells by atomic layer deposited Al2O3 encapsulation', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 188, pp. 37 - 45,
Zhang T; Lee CY; Gong B; Lim S; Wenham S; Hoex B, 2018, 'In situ x-ray photoelectron emission analysis of the thermal stability of atomic layer deposited WOx as hole-selective contacts for Si solar cells', Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A: Vacuum, Surfaces and Films, vol. 36,
Tong J; Lim S; Lennon A, 2018, 'Tunnel oxides formed by field-induced anodisation for passivated contacts of silicon solar cells', Coatings, vol. 8,
Zhang T; Lee CY; Wan Y; Lim S; Hoex B, 2018, 'Investigation of the thermal stability of MoOx as hole-selective contacts for Si solar cells', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 124,
Kim J; Yun JS; Cho Y; Lee DS; Wilkinson B; Soufiani AM; Deng X; Zheng J; Shi A; Lim S; Chen S; Hameiri Z; Zhang M; Lau CFJ; Huang S; Green MA; Ho-Baillie AWY, 2017, 'Overcoming the challenges of large-area high-efficiency perovskite solar cells', ACS Energy Letters, vol. 2, pp. 1978 - 1984,
Tong J; Wan Y; Cui J; Lim S; Song N; Lennon A, 2017, 'Solution-processed molybdenum oxide for hole-selective contacts on crystalline silicon solar cells', Applied Surface Science, vol. 423, pp. 139 - 146,
Lou SN; Sharma N; Goonetilleke D; Saputera WH; Leoni TM; Brockbank P; Lim S; Wang DW; Scott J; Amal R; Ng YH, 2017, 'An Operando Mechanistic Evaluation of a Solar-Rechargeable Sodium-Ion Intercalation Battery', Advanced Energy Materials, vol. 7,
Rodriguez J; Zhang W; Lim S; Lennon A, 2017, 'Improved metal adhesion with galvanic nickel plating to silicon solar cells', Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol. 165, pp. 17 - 26,
Soufiani AM; Hameiri Z; Meyer S; Lim S; Tayebjee MJY; Yun JS; Ho-Baillie A; Conibeer GJ; Spiccia L; Green MA, 2017, 'Lessons learnt from spatially resolved electro- and photoluminescence imaging: Interfacial delamination in CH3NH3PbI3 planar perovskite solar cells upon illumination', Advanced Energy Materials, vol. 7, pp. 1602111 - 1602111,
Ouyang Z; Lou SN; Lau D; Chen J; Lim S; Hsiao PC; Wang DW; Amal R; Ng YH; Lennon A, 2017, 'Monolithic Integration of Anodic Molybdenum Oxide Pseudocapacitive Electrodes on Screen-Printed Silicon Solar Cells for Hybrid Energy Harvesting-Storage Systems', Advanced Energy Materials, vol. 7,
Lin Q; Wang D; Chen Z; Liu W; Lim S; Li S, 2015, 'Periodicity Dependence of the Built-in Electric Field in (Ba0.7Ca0.3)TiO3/Ba(Zr0.2Ti0.8)O3 Ferroelectric Superlattices', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 7, pp. 26301 - 26306,
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