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Dr. Parvez Akhter
TVF
U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E)

USPCAS-E
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
USPCAS-E Building, NUST, Sector H-12, Islamabad
Tel : +92-51-90855102

Specialization
Solid State & Surface Physics

Education
Ph.D Solid State & Surface Physics, Sussex University, UK

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I.  IN INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS:


Electron Backscattering Patterns in a Field Emission Gun Scanning Electron Microscope.

C.J. Harland, J.H. Klein, P. Akhter and J.A. Venables,

Electron Microscopy I (1978) p564


Surface Studies in a UHV Field Emission Gun Scanning Electron Microscope.

J.A. Venables, A.P. Janssen, P. Akhter, J. Derrien and C.J. Harland; 

J. Microscopy, 118 (1980) 351


A Microscopic Work-Function Detector for Surface Studies with Application to Cs/W.

A.P. Janssen, P. Akhter, C.J. Harland and J.A. Venables 

IOP, Conf. Ser. 52 (1980) 375


UHV SEM Studies of Stranski-Krestanov Growth Systems, 

P. Akhter, J. Derrien, A.P. Janssen and J.A. Venables.

IOP Conf. Ser. 52 (1980) 383


High Spatial Resolution Surface Potential Measurements Using Secondary Electrons

A.P. Janssen, P. Akhter, C.J. Harland and J.A. Venables, 

Surf. Sci. 93 (1980) 453


Accurate Microcrystallography in the SEM.

J.A. Venables, C.J. Harland and P. Akhter

EMSA 38 (1980) 184


Accurate Microcrystallography at High Spatial Resolution Using Electron Backscattering Patterns in a Field Emission Gun Scanning Electron Microscope.

C.J. Harland, P. Akhter, J.A. Venables,

J. Phys. E.14 (1981), 175


Observation of a Registered Phase in Cs/W (110).

P. Akhter and J.A. Venables, 

Surf. Sci. 102 (1981) L41


SEM Observations of Caesium Monolayers on Polycrystalline Tungsten.

P. Akhter and J.A. Venables, 

Surf. Sci. 103 (1981) 301


UHV-SEM Study of the Nucleation and Growth of Ag/W (110) 

G.D.T. Spiller, P. Akhter, J.A. Venables,

Surf, Sci. 131 (1983) 517


Effect of a Peak in Temperature Profile of Diffusion Furnace on Silicon Solar Cell Fabrication.

P. Akhter, A. Baig, B. Ahmad and A. Mufti

Secicond. Sci. Technol. 4, 409 (1989)


Dissolution of Si (100) Layers in NaOH Acqueous Solutions

P. Akhter, A. Baig and A. Mufti

J. Phys.D 22, 1924 (1989)


A Noval Approach to Estimate the Clear Day Global Radiation.

A. Baig, P. Akhter and A. Mufti

Renewable Energy 1 (1991) 119


On Angular Dependent Growth of Electron Beam Evaporated Tin Oxide Thin Films.

I.A. Qazi, P. Akhter and A. Mufti

J. Phys. D.24 (1991) 81.


Effect of O2 and C Impurities on the Performance of Si Single Crystal Solar Cells.

P. Akhter, M.N. Zakir, A. Baig, Z.I. Zaidi, M. Ahmed, S. Hussain, I.A. Qazi, and A. Mufti

Semicon. Sci. Technol. 6(1991) 135


Clear Sky Solar Radiation Data for Islamabad

P. Akhter, A. Baig and A. Mufti

Inter. J. Solar Energy 10 (1991) 155


Comments on Stranski - Krastanov Growth of Bi and Ag on Si(100).

P. Akhter and A. Baig

Jap. J. Appl. Phys. 30A (1991) L1203


On the Measurement of Clear Day Solar Irradiance Components at Islamabad.

P. Akhter, A. Baig and A. Mufti

Renewable  Energy, 2(1992) 175


Effect of Temperature on the Performance Parameters of BSF Silicon Solar Cells.

Munawar Ahmad, P. Akhter and A. Mufti

Inter. J. Solar Energy, 13(1992) 11


Singificance of BSF for Si Solar Cells.

M. Ahmed, P. Akhter and Z.I. Zaidi

Applied Solar Energy 31.  No. 3(1995) pp 4-12


Software Development for System Sizing.

M. Asghar, Z.I. Zaidi and P. Akhter

Applied Solar Energy 31.  No. 3(1995) pp 18-19


Solar Radiation Over Pakistan

I. Ahmed, P. Akhter and Z.I. Zaidi 

Applied Solar Energy 31.  No. 3(1995) pp 41-50


Solar Energy Development Activities in Pakistan

P. Akhter, I. Ahmed and Z.I. Zaidi

Applied Solar Energy 31.  No. 3(1995) pp 55-61


Measurment of Radial Distribution of Precipated and Total Oxygen in NIST Grown Silicon Wafer.

Z. I. Zaidi, P. Akhter, I Ahmed, R. S. Abro and A. Mufti.

Applied Solar Energy 32.  No. 6(1996) pp 52-56


Bi-Directional Transmission Assessment Study of Angular Solar Selective Panels

Masaood Hashmi, P.Akhter, Ki-Se Kirn, Euy-Joon lee. 

Journal of the Korean Solar Energy Society Vol. 24 No3(2004) pp.55-63 


A Simple Photo-voltaic Tracking System; 

Karimov Kh.S., Saqib M.A., Akhter P., Ahmed M.M., Chattha J.A., Yousafzai S.A., Khan S.A., 

Journal Solar Energy Materials &Solar Cells 87(2005) 49-59.


Influence of Nitrogen Flow Rate on Friction Coefficient and Surface Roughness of TiN Coatings Deposited on Tool Steel Using ARC Method

Esah Hamzah, Ali Ourdjini, Mubarak Ali, Parvez Akhter, Mohd Radzi, Hj Mohd Toff, and Mansor Abdul Hamid

Surface Review and Letters, 14, 2007, 1007-1013. 


Effect of Coating Thickness on the Properties of TiN Coatings Deposited on Tool Steels Using Cathodic arc PVD Technique.

A. Mubarak, E. Marazah, M.R.H. Toff, and P. Akhter. 

Surface Review and Letters, 15, No. 4, 2008. 


Charge Transport Mechanism and the Effect of Device Temperature on Electrical Parameters of Au/ZnPc/N-Si Structures.

A. Hussain, P. Akhter, and A.S. Bhatti

Key Engineering Materials, 442, (2010) pp 372-380.


Germanium Quantum Dot Sensitized TiO2 Solar Cell

M. Abbass, B. Ali, S.I. Shah, and P. Akhter

Key Engineering Materials, 442, (2010) pp 404-414.


Dominant Conduction Mechanism and the Effect of Device Temperature on Electrical Characterization of Al/ZcPc/n-Si Structures.

A.Hussain, P. Akhter, A.S. Bhatti, A.A. Shah, and S. Bilal,

Vacuum 84 (2010) pp 975–979



II.  IN NATIONAL JOURNALS:


Solar Energy Technologies - Transition of Conventional to Sustainable Energy Sources.

P. Akhter

J of  Natural Sciences and Mathematics, 38(1998)6.


Renewable Energy Technology - An Energy Solution For Long Term Sustainable Development.

P. Akhter

Science, Technology & Development, 20 (2001) 26.


Photovoltaics – its Physics, Technology and Applications

P. Akhter, M.N. Zakir, A.T. Naveed, and M. Abbas,

Journal of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, 41 (2001) 107.


The Role of Biomass as Renewable Energy Source,

P. Akhter & M. Azim, 

Journal of  S&T Policy and Scientometrics, 2(1) (2003) pp 3-16.


Renewable Energy Sources – Need for Clean and Sustainable World.

P. Akhter

Pak-Vacuum News Letter, 2003