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Journal articles


  1. X. Wang and M. Dennis. An experimental study on the formation behaviour of single and binary hydrates of TBAB, TBAF and TBPB for cold storage air conditioning applications. Chemical Engineering Science, In press.

    DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2015.07.042

  2. X. Wang and M. Dennis. Influencing factors on the energy saving performance of battery storage and phase change cold storage in a PV cooling system. Energy and Buildings, In press.

    DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2015.08.008

  3. L. Yue and W. Lipiński. Effect of surface radiative properties of a CO2 sorbent particle on its interactions with high-flux solar irradiation. Optics Express, in press.

  4. L. Yue and W. Lipiński. Thermal transport model of a sorbent particle undergoing calcination—carbonation cycling. AIChE Journal, in press.

  5. L. Reich, R. Bader, T. Simon, and W. Lipiński. Thermal transport model of a packed-bed reactor for solar thermochemical CO2 capture. Special Topics & Reviews in Porous Media, in press.

  6. M. Dennis, T. Cochrane, and A. Marina. A prescription for primary nozzle diameters for solar driven ejectors. Solar Energy, 115:405–412, 2015.


  7. R. Bader, A. Pedretti, M. Barbato, and A. Steinfeld. An air-based corrugated cavity-receiver for solar parabolic trough concentrators. Applied Energy, 138:337–345, 2015.

    DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.10.050

  8. C.-A. Asselineau, J. Zapata, and J. Pye. Integration of Monte-Carlo ray tracing with a stochastic optimisation method: application to the design of solar receiver geometry. Optics Express, 23:A437–A443, 2015.

    DOI: 10.1364/OE.23.00A437

  9. J.I. Zapata. State estimation of a solar direct steam generation mono-tube cavity receiver using a modified Extended Kalman Filtering scheme. Solar Energy, 114:152–166, 2015.

    DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2015.01.027

  10. L. Yue and W. Lipiński. A numerical model of transient thermal transport phenomena in a high-temperature solid–gas reacting system for CO2 capture applications. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 85:1058–1068, 2015.

    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2015.01.124

  11. R. Bala Chandran, R. Bader, and W. Lipiński. Transient heat and mass transfer analysis in a porous ceria structure of a novel solar redox reactor. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 92:138–149, 2015.

    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2015.01.016

  12. Q. Cao, D.H.Y Pui, and W. Lipiński. A concept of a novel solar-assisted large-scale cleaning system (SALSCS) for urban air remediation. Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 15:1–10, 2015.

    DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2014.10.0246

  13. R. Bader, R. Bala Chandran, L.J. Venstrom, S.J. Sedler, P.T. Krenzke, R.M. De Smith, A. Banerjee, T.R. Chase, J.H. Davidson, and W. Lipiński. Design of a solar reactor to split CO2 via isothermal redox cycling of ceria. Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 137:031007, 2015.

    DOI: 10.1115/1.4028917

  14. J.I. Zapata. Full state feedback control of steam temperature in a once-thorough direct steam generation receiver powered by a paraboloidal dish. Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 137:021017, 2015.

    DOI: 10.1115/1.4028919


  1. R. Bader, S. Haussener, and W. Lipiński. Optical design of multi-source high-flux solar simulators. Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 137:021012, 2014.

    DOI: 10.1115/1.4028702

  2. J. Cumpston and J. Pye. Shading and land use in regularly-spaced sun-tracking collectors. Solar Energy, 108:199–209, 2014.

    DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2014.06.012

  3. X. Wang, M. Dennis, and L. Hou. Clarathe hydrate technology for cold storage in air conditioning systems. Renewable and Sustainable Energy reviews, 36:34–51, 2014.

    DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2014.04.032

  4. J.H. Randrianalisoa, L.A. Dombrovsky, W. Lipiński, and V. Timchenko. Effects of short-pulsed laser radiation on transient heating of superficial human tissues. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 78:488–497, 2014.

    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2014.07.011

  5. P.P. Ebner and W. Lipiński. Heterogeneous thermochemical decomposition of a semi-transparent particle under high-flux irradiation—Uniform vs. non-uniform irradiation. Heat and Mass Transfer, 50:1031–1036, 2014.

    DOI: 10.1007/s00231-014-1311-7

  6. V.M. Wheeler, J. Randrianalisoa, K.K. Tamma, and W. Lipiński. Spectral radiative properties of three-dimensionally ordered macroporous ceria particles. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 143:63–72, 2014.

    DOI: 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2013.08.007

  7. J. Lapp and W. Lipiński. Transient three-dimensional heat transfer model of a solar thermochemical reactor for H2O and CO2 splitting via nonstoichiometric ceria redox cycling. Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 136:031006, 2014.

    DOI: 10.1115/1.4026465

  8. L. Reich, L. Yue, R. Bader, and W. Lipiński. Towards solar thermochemical carbon dioxide capture via calcium oxide looping: A review. Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 14:500–514, 2014.

    DOI: 10.4209/aaqr.2013.05.0169

  9. D. Keene, W. Lipiński, and J.H. Davidson. The effects of morphology on the thermal reduction of nonstoichiometric ceria. Chemical Engineering Science, 111:231–243, 2014.

    DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2014.01.010

  10. J. Randrianalisoa and W. Lipiński. Effect of pore-level geometry on far-field radiative properties of three-dimensionally ordered macro-porous ceria particle. Applied Optics, 53:1290–1297, 2014.

    DOI: 10.1364/AO.53.001290

  11. M. Talent, G. Burgess, and J.G. Fernández-Velasco. Protocol to compensate net evaporation and net precipitation in open-pond microalgal massive cultures and permit maximal steady-state productivities. Biomass and Bioenergy, 64:81–90, 2014.

    DOI: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2014.03.019


  1. J. Zapata, J. Pye, and K. Lovegrove. A transient model for the heat exchange in a solar thermal once through cavity receiver. Solar Energy, 93:280–293, 2013.

    DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2013.04.005

  2. R. Dunn, K. Lovegrove, and G. Burgess. A review of ammonia-based thermochemical energy storage for concentrating solar power. Proceedings of the IEEE, 100:391–400, 2012.

    DOI: 10.1109/JPROC.2011.2166529

  3. R. Dunn, K. Lovegrove, G. Burgess, and J. Pye. An experimenal study of ammonia receiver geometries for dish concentrators. Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 134:041007, 2012.

    DOI: 10.1115/1.4006891

  4. M. Shortis and G. Burgess. Photogrammetric monitoring of the construction of a solar energy dish concentrator. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, 78:519–527, 2012.

  5. G. Burgess, M.R. Shortis, and P. Scott. Photographic assessment of retroreflective film properties. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 66:743–750, 2011.

    DOI: 10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2011.07.002

  6. M. Dennis and K. Garzoli. Use of variable geometry ejector with cold store to achieve high solar fraction for solar cooling. International Journal of Refrigeration, 34:1626–1632, 2011.

    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrefrig.2010.08.006

  7. K. Lovegrove, G. Burgess, and J. Pye. A new 500 m2 paraboloidal dish solar concentrator. Solar Energy, 85:620–626, 2011.

    DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2010.01.009

  8. S. Paitoonsurikarn, K. Lovegrove, G. Hughes, and J. Pye. Numerical investigation of natural convection loss from cavity receivers in solar dish applications. Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 133:021004, 2011.

    DOI: 10.1115/1.4003582

  9. J. Pye, K. Lovergove, G. Burgess, R. Dunn, M. Kingsland, P. Scott, and J. Zapata. Research on concentrating solar thermal systems at ANU. Journal of the Japan Institute of Energy, 89:337–343, 2010.

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  1. M. Dennis and B. Thompson. Vehicle to grid using broadband communications. Telecommunications Journal of Australia, 59:3.1–3.13, 2008.

    DOI: 10.2104/tja09003

  2. G. Burgess and J.G. Fernández-Velasco. Materials, operational energy inputs, and net energy ratio for photobiological hydrogen production. Int. Jnl. of Hydrogen Energy, 32:1225–1234, 2007.

    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2006.10.055

  3. M. Dennis and H. Jones. Broadband communication enables sustainable energy services. Telecommunications Journal of Australia, 57:25.1–25.16, 2007.


  4. J.S. Coventry and A. Blakers. Direct measurement and simulation techniques for analysis of radiation flux on a linear PV concentrator. Progress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications, 14:341–352, 2006.

    DOI: 10.1002/pip.675

  5. K. Lovegrove and M. Dennis. Solar Thermal Energy Systems in Australia. International Journal of Environmental Studies, 63:791–802, 2006.

    DOI: 10.1080/00207230601047156

  6. J.S. Coventry. Performance of a concentrating photovolatic/thermal solar collector. Solar Energy, 78:211–222, 2005.

    DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2004.03.014


  1. H. Kaneko, T. Kodama, N. Gokon, Y. Tamaura, K. Lovegrove, and A. Luzzi. Decomposition of Zn-ferrite for O2 generation by concentrated solar radiation. Solar Energy, 76(1–3):317–322, 2004.

    DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2003.08.034

  2. K. Lovegrove, A. Luzzi, I. Soldiani, and H. Kreetz. Developing ammonia based thermochemical energy storage for dish power plants. Solar Energy , 76(1–3):331–337, 2004.

    DOI: 10.1016/j.solener.2003.07.020

  3. T. Taumoefolau, G. Hughes, K. Lovegrove, and S. Paitoonsurikarn. Experimental investigation of natural convection heat loss from a model solar concentrator cavity receiver. Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 126(2):801–807, 2004.

    DOI: 10.1115/1.1687403

  4. J.S. Coventry and K. Lovegrove. Development of an approach to compare the 'value' of electrical and thermal output from a domestic PV/thermal system. Solar Energy, 75:63–72, 2003.

    DOI: 10.1016/S0038-092X(03)00231-7

  5. A. Luzzi, K. Lovegrove, E. Filippi, H. Fricker, M. Schmitz-goeb, M. Chandapillai, and S. Kaneff. Techno-economic analysis of a 10 MWe solar thermal power plant using ammonia-based thermochemical energy storage. Solar Energy, 66:91–101, 1999.

    DOI: 10.1016/S0038-092X(98)00108-X

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