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Jephias Gwamuri

Applied Physics
National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe

Jephias Gwamuri


Jephias Gwamuri is a Lecturer in the department of Applied Mathematics in the National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe.

Research Interest

Solar PV Conversion Efficiency; Plasmonics & Metamaterials in Photovoltaics; Transparent Conducting Oxides (TCO (ITO, ZnO, AZO))growth techniques & characterization; PV Systems Design and Optimization; 3D Printing, Open Source Hardware and Appropriate Technology; Renewable Energy Technologies and Energy Efficiency; System engineering, grid integration and smart grids; Research grants awards: RAEIN-Africa grant


  • Gwamuri, J., Marikkannan, M., Mayandi, J., Bowen, P. K., & Pearce, J. M. (2016). Influence of Oxygen Concentration on the Performance of Ultra-Thin RF Magnetron Sputter Deposited Indium Tin Oxide Films as a Top Electrode for Photovoltaic Devices. Materials, 9(1), 63.

  • Jephias Gwamuri, Ankit Vora, Jeyanthinath Mayandi, Durdu Ö. Güney, Paul L. Bergstrom , Joshua M. Pearce. “,A New Method of Preparing Highly Conductive Ultra-Thin Indium Tin Oxide for Plasmonic-Enhanced Thin Film Solar Photovoltaic Devices” Solar Energy materials and Solar Cells, 149, 250-257 (2016).

  • Jephias Gwamuri, Ankit Vora, Rajendra R. Khanal, Adam B. Phillips, Michael J. Heben, Durdu O. Guney, Paul Bergstrom , Anand Kulkarni, Joshua M. Pearce, “Limitations of Ultra-Thin Transparent Conducting Oxides for Integration into Plasmonic-Enhanced Thin Film Solar Photovoltaic Devices,” Mat. For Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 4, 12 (2015).

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