Full Name:
Hossam El-Anzeery
Current Position: Researcher & PhD student, thin film solar cells

Address: Luxembourg
Mobile: 00352-621743605


Education background:
[B.Sc.] Electrical & Electronics Engineering, University of Technology PETRONAS, Malaysia.
[M.Sc.] Microelectronic System Design, Nile University.
[PhD] currently pursuing, Physics of Solar cells, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Research Interest:
Thin film Solar cells
Energy Harvesting
Wireless Charging

Thesis Title:
Advanced Light Management of CZTSe Alternative Thin Film Solar Cells through Stack Optimization.

Date of Defense: 09 August 2014

Dr. Rafik Guindi
Dr. Ahmed Radwan
Dr. Ounsi El Daif (QEERI, Qatar)

Journal papers:

  • “Characterization of defects in 9.7% efficient Cu2ZnSnSe4-CdS-ZnO solar cells” APL 01/(2013); 103:163904/ DOI: 10.1063/1.4826448.
  • “Spectral current-voltage analysis of kesterite solar cells” Journal of physics: D 04/(2014); 47(17):175101/ DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/47/17/175101.
  • “Physical characterization of Cu2ZnGeSe4 thin films from annealing of Cu-Zn-Ge precursor layers” Thin Solid Films 582:171-175 (2014)/ DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2014.09.024
  • “Investigation of Properties Limiting Efficiency in Cu2ZnSnSe4-Based Solar Cells,” IEEE Journal ofPhotovoltaics, vol.5, no.2, pp.649-655 (2015)/ DOI 10.1109/JPHOTOV.2014.2376053
  • “Refractive index extraction and thickness optimization of Cu2ZnSnSe4 thin film solar cells” Status Solidi A, 1–7 (2015)/ DOI 10.1002/pssa.201431807
  • “Multistep deposition of Cu2Si(S,Se)3 and Cu2ZnSiSe4 high band gap absorber materials for thin film solar cells” Status Solidi RRL 9, No. 6, 338–343 (2015)/ DOI 10.1002/pssr.201510125
  • “Study of alternative back contacts for thin film Cu2ZnSnSe4-based solar cells” Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Volume 48, Number 3 48(2015) 035103
  • “Physical and electrical characterization of high-performance Cu2ZnSnSe4 based thin film solar cells” Thin Solid Films 582 (2015) 224–228/ DOI 1016/j.tsf.2014.10.052
  • “Impact of the Cd2+ treatment on the electrical properties of Cu2ZnSnSe4 and Cu(In,Ga)Se2 solar cells” Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications (2015)/ DOI: 10.1002/pip.2599

Conference papers:

  • “Optical Properties Characterization of CZTSe Thin Film Solar Cells” EUPVSEC proceedings (Paris 2013).
  • “Frequency Survey Simulation for Developing Novel RF Energy Harvesting Model” UKSim 14th International Conference on Computer Modeling and Simulation proceedings, (London 2012).
  • “Novel Radio Frequency Energy Harvesting Model” published in IEEE International Power Eng. & Optimization Conference (PEOCO) proceedings, (Malaysia 2012).
  • “Optical Properties Characterization of CZTSe Thin Film Solar Cells” poster in EUPVSEC (Paris 2013).
  • “Formation and Characterization of Cu2ZnSiSe4 High Band Gap Absorber for Thin Film Solar Cells” poster in  E-MRS (Lille 2014).


  • “A method to fabricate Cu2SiS3 & Cu2ZnSiSe4 thin film solar cells” (Belgium & Europe, 2014)
  • A patent filed with an application number: PI 20084226 entitled: “Water soluble degradable plastics” (Malaysia and South East Asia, 2008)