Abdullah A.I. Al-Bassam Professor . Department of physics , college of science King Saud University Academic qualifications: 1) B.A., B. Sc. King Saud University - College of Science Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 2) PhD School of Applied Physics And Electronics Durham university Durham City - England

Curriculum Vitae
Prof. Abdullah A.I. Al-Bassam
Position                        : Professor . Department of physics , college of science King
                                            Saud University

 Nationality                    :     Saudi
Date of birth                  :     December 25, 1959
Academic qualifications:
  1)  B.A., B. Sc.  King Saud University - College of Science Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
 2)  PhD School of Applied Physics And Electronics Durham university Durham City - England
 Ph.D  Acquiring Date :  18-04-1988 A.D.
Ph.D  Thesis Title : 
“CdSe and Cd1-x Znx Single Crystal  Photovoltaic Devices”.
Research Interests:
Semiconductors and solar energy materials, Photovoltaics Solar Energy, ffabrication and characterization of thin films, Renewable Energy Environmental and solar radiation. Also other interests are related to electronic devices and Amorphous silicon and CuIn1-x Gax Se2, CdSx Se1-x, Znx Cd1-x Se , CuIn Se2 samples.
 Employment and Administrative History:

  1. Chairman of A Research chair the exploitation of renewable energy applications is the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. from 22-11-2011 up date.
  2. Chairman of renewable energy and environment group from 2005 up date
  3. Member of renewable energy center, engineering, college king Saud University.
  4. Member of editorial board of king Saud university, science for four years (32001-2005).
  5. Member of high education studies from 1426-1430 H.
  6. Professor, Department physics, King Saud University, 2001- Present , Saudi Arabia.
  7. Visiting Professor, in Renewable energy, (NERL) Institute, Colorado, USA, 2000.
  8. Associate Professor, Physics Department, College of Science, King Saud University From 1994 – 2001.
  9. Assistant Professor, Physics Department, College of Science, King Saud University From 1988 -1994.
  10. Demonstrator, Physics Department, King Saud University, From 24-07-1982 to
  11. Short Course in Solar Energy, SERL, Colorado, USA, 1982.
  12. Graduate Student, University of Durham, England from 21-09-1983 to 06-09-1988.


  1. British Association Crystal Growth Conference., Brighten,  September 24-27, 1985 (Paper).
  2. World Renewable Energy Congress - VI Brighton, U.K., 1-7 July,2000 (Paper).
  3. The 7th Arab International Solar energy Conference 19th-22nd February 2001, Sharjah, UA.
  4. The World Renewable energy Congress ViL- Cologne- Germany. 29 June 2002.
  5. P.V. in Europe from PV Technology to energy Solution Conference and exhibition Roma, Italy, 7-11 October 2002.
  6. The 8th International Solar energy and applied Photochemistry Conference. (ENPO’OS). Luxor, Egypt 2-2-2005.
  7. 20th European Photovoltaic Solar energy Conference and Exhibition 6-10 June 2005, Barcelona, Spain.
  8. The 9th International Conference Solar energy and applied Photochemistry, [Solar06]. January 22-26 2006, Cairo, Egypt.
  9. National Solar Energy Conference (ASES), May 11-16, 2009, Buffalo, NY, Newtown in Dorset.
  10. European Wind Energy Conference (EWEC), March 16-19, 2009, Marseille, France.
  11.  North America's premier Exhibition and conference for the solar industry Jnly 6-9/2010 san Francisco usa.
  12.  North America's Premier Exhibition and Conference fort\ the Solar Industry, July 6-9 2010, San Francisco, USA.
  13.  5th Congress of Scientific Research Outlook in the Arab World Scientific Innovation and Sustained Development 2008, Fez, Morocco.
  14.  24th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy, Conference and Exhibition, Hamburg, Germany, 2009.
  15.  3rd European Photovoltaic Renewable, Brussels, 0, 2009.
  16.  16th Photovoltaic Science Application and Technology (PVSAT-6) Conference and Exhibition, Southampton – UK.
  17.  Inter Solar, Northern America, San Francisco, USA, 2010.
  18.       Thin Film Conference, San Francisco, USA, 2010.
  19.  Solar Power Australia 2010, Melbourne, Australia.
  20.  Seventh Photovoltaic Science Application and Technology (PVSAT-7) Conference and Exhibition, April 2011, Edinburg, UK.
  21.  National Solar Conference Raleigh, North Carolina, 2011, USA.
  22. A. A. Al-Bassam and U. A. Elani, 7th Photovoltaic Science Application and Technology (PVSAT-7) Conference and Exhibition, 2011.


  1. A. A. Al-Bassam and U. A. Elani, 8th Photovoltaic Science Application and Technology (PVSAT-8) Conference and Exhibition, April 2011.


  1. A. A. Al-Bassam and U. A. Elani, International Conference on Environment, Energy and Biotechnology, Northumbria University, England, ICEEB, Kulaa, 2012, Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Sept 2012.


  1. A. A. Al-Bassam and U. A. Elani, Int. Conf. on Sustainable Energy Eng. and Application (ICSEEA) 2012.


  1. A. A. Al-Bassam and U. A. Elani,  27th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition 30 September to 04 October 2013 at the Parc des Expositions Paris Nord Villepinte, Paris, France, 2013.


  1. A. A. Al-Bassam and U. A. Elani, 9th Photovoltaic Science Application and Technology (PVSAT-9), Conference and Exhibition, 10-12 April 2013, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, UK, 2013.


  1. A. A. Al-Bassam and U. A. Elani, 9th Photovoltaic Science Application and Technology (PVSAT-9), Conference and Exhibition, 10 - 12 April 2013, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, UK, 2013.


  1. U. A. Elani A. and A. Al-Bassam, Photovoltaic Technical Conference, 21 to 23 May, 2013 at the Congress Center of Aix-en-Provence (Southern France), Photovoltaic Technical Conference - Thin Film & Advanced Silicon Solutions 2013.


  1. U. A. Elani A. and A. Al-Bassam, A technical paper is accepted for presentation at the 5th Int. Conf. on Environmental Science and Development-ICESD 2014, 19-21 Feb, Singapore,

1)  Member of the committee cultural in the Physics Department From 1989-1993.
2) Member of the committee graduate studies from 1989-1993 & 1996 - until now.
3) Member and the Coordinator of the committee of the cultural in the Physics Department from 1991-1993.
4)  Member of the committee Plans and Curriculum in the Physics Department – present (1994).

  1. Al-Bassam, A., Brinkman, A., Russell, G. and Woods, J. “Growths and properties of (ZnCd) Se Single Crystals.” 1985 British Association Crystal Growth Conference.  Brighten, September 24-27.
  2. Al-Bassam, A., Brinkman, A., Russel, G. and Woods, J. “Electrical properties of Znx Cd1-x Se  (x<0.45)”, J. of Crystal Growth 86, (1988), 667-672.
  3. A.A.I. Al-Bassam, Schottky barriers on Zinc Cadmium Selenide alloys (Znx Cd1-x Se) with x = 0.85 and x = 0.93”.  The Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering Volume 15, No.2B (1990), 367-372.
  4. A.M. Al-Dhafiri, A.A.I. Al-Bassam, and A.A. Al-Jaffali, “Influence of Laser etching on the surface preparation of Cadmium Sulphide Schottky barrier., Can. J. Phys. Vol. 71, 1993, 1272-1278.
  5. A.A.I. Al-Bassam, “Deep levels on Zinc Cadmium Selenide Alloys”J. King Saud University, Vol.5, Science (2), pp. 199-159 (A.H. 1413/1993).
  6. A.A.I. Al-Bassam and A.M. Al-Dhafiri, “Crystallographic and Optical absorption characterization of CdSx Se1-x alloys for 0x1”.  Journal of Crystal Growth 134 (1993) 60-66 North Holland.
  7. A.A.I. Al-Bassam, A.A. Al-Jaffali and A.M. Al-Dhafiri, “Structure and Lattice Parameters of Cadmium Sulphide Selenide (CdSx Se1-x) mixed crystals”, Jouranal of crustal Growth 135, 1994.
  8. A.M. Al-Dhafiri, A.A.I. Al-Bassam, “The mechanism of the oxygen annealing in gold surface barriers on CdSx Se1-x devices” (Accepted for publication in Solar Energy, Materials and Solar Cells, 33(1994).
  9. A.A.I. Al-Bassam “Properties of CuIn1-x Gax Se2 Thin Films” J. King Saud University, Vol.10, Science (2), pp.141-152 (A.H. 1418/1998).
  10. A.A.I. Al-Bassam“Grain size and conductivity of CuIn1-x Gax Se films” J. Material Chemistry and Physics 53 (1998) 1-5.
  11. A.A. Al-bassam, “Photoconductivity and defect levels in Znx Cd1-x Se with (x=0.5, 0.55) crystals”, J. Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells 57(1999) 323-329.
  12. A.A. Al-bassam, “Electro deposition of CuInSe2 thin films and their characteristics”. Physica B (Condensed Matter) B 266 (1999) 192-197.
  13. A.A. Al-bassam“Lattice parameters and optical absorption of CuIn1-x Gax Se2 thin films” Can. J. of Physics, Volume 77, No.7, July 1999 pp. 505-513.
  14. A.A. Al-bassam“X-ray analysis and band gap measurement of Cu In1-x Gax Se2 films”J. Materials Chemistry and Physics, 62(2000) 175-178 (1999).
  15. A.A. Al-Bassam, "Schottky barriers in Cd1-x Znx Se Mixed Crystals with x=0.5 and x=0.55" World Renewable Energy Congress - V1, Brighton, U.K. 1-7 July, 2000.
  16. A.A. Al-Bassam.X-ray analysis, and optical absorption characterization of Cu In Ga Se (CIS) films. The 7th Arab international solar energy conference 2001,  Sharjah. U.A.
  17. A.A. Al-Bassam. X-ray diffraction analysis, and band gap of Cu In Ga Se films The world Renewable energy congress. Vil-cologne-Germany. 29 June 2002.
  18. A.A. Al-bassam “Lattice parameters and band gap measurements of Cu In Ga Se. P.V in Europe from PV Technology to energy solution Conference and exhibition Rome-Italy 7-11-October 2002.
  19. A.A. Al-bassam, Correlation of global solar radiation with hours of sun shine for Saudi Arabia. The 8th international solar energy and applied photochemistry conference. (ENPho'os).Luxor Egypt 2-2-2005.
  20. A.A. Al-bassam, Single crystal CuSe-CdSe and ZnXCd1-x Se, 20th European Photovoltaic solar energy. Conference an Exhibition Barcelona, Spain 6-10 June 2005.
  21. A.A. Al-bassam, Grain size and Lattice parameters of Cu In Se2 films.The 9th international conference solar energy and applied photochemistry, [Solar 06]. January 22-26, 2006, Cairo,Egypt.
  22. A.A.Al – bassam, Schottky barriers of  mixed crystal with  x = 0.5  and x = 0.55 World Renewable Energy  congress X and Exhibition 20-25 July 2008, Scotland , UK.
  23. A.A. Al–bassam, Lattice Parameters and Energy gap of measurement of Cu In Se2 thin films. 23rd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition 20-26 August 2008, Valencia, Spain.
  24. A.A.Al – bassam, Electrical properties of Cd1-xZnxSe Mixed Crystal with x=0.5 and x=0.55. 5th congress of Scientific research outlook in the Arab World-Scientific Innovation and Sustained Development. 20-26 October 2008, Fe Zn Morocco.
  25. A.A. AL-Bassam, Energy gap and deep level of and ZnXCd1-x Se mixed crystal  24th  European Photovoltaic solar energy. Conference an Exhibition, Hambourg , germany ,2009
  26. A.A. AL-Bassam , X-ray diffraction analysis and optical absorption, 3rd European photovoltaic Renewable  , Brussels ,Belgium ,2009
  27. A.A. AL-Bassam , Lattice parameter and grain size of CuInxGa1-x Se film ,Southampton .U.K,2010
  28. A.A. AL-Bassam , Electrical Properties of Au ZnXCd1-x Se alloys ,London , U.k . 2010
  29. A. A. AL-Bassam, Electrical properties of An-cd1-x Znx Se cells with X=0.45 and X=0.52, inter solar North America, san Francisco, U.S.A 2010.
  30. A. A. AL-Bassam, Electrical properties of An-cd1-x Znx Se cells with X=0.9 and X=0.8 Thin film conference, san Francisco, U.S.A 2010.
  31. A. A. AL-Bassam, Electrical properties of An-cd1-x Znx Se alloys photovoltaic cell with X=0.8 and X=0.9 (PVSAT-7) conference and exhibition Edinburgh, M.K 2010.
  32. A. Fatehmulla,  A. ALshammari, A.AL-dhafiri, A.AL-bassam, Design of energy effinient low power PV Refrigeration system, IEEE, spain, 2011.
  33. A. A. AL-Bassam, x-ray analysis and optical absorption of cdsx se1-x mixed crystal, National solar conference, Raleigh north Carolina, U.S.A, 2011.
  34. A. A. AL-Bassam, x-ray analysis and Grain size of ca Inx Ga1-x Se this film, solar power Australia 2011 Melbourne – Australia.
  35. A. Al-Bassam, U. A. Elani, Electrical Properties of AuCd1-xZnxSe Solar Cells with x = 0.47 and x = 0.54, IJENS Journal, 2013.
  36. A. Al-Bassam and U. A. Elani, Lattice Parameter and Optical Absorption Characterization of CuInSe2 (CIS) films, J. Physical Science and Application USA, (ISSN 2159-5348), 2013.
  37. A. Al-Bassam and U. A. Elani, Band Gap and Deep Level of ZnxCd1-xSe Mixed Crystal Cells, Energy Procedia, 32, 216-221, 2013, Reprinted from (ICSEEA) 2012.
  38. A A Al Bassam , lattice parameters  and band gap of cd Sx se mixed crystals PV sat – a- swan 3y , mt, 10-12nmil 2013 .
  39. A.A. AL- Bassam , XRD analysis and optical abs option of cd Sx Se1-x nana salurcallo the 4th photo vatic technical can ferrous 2z – 24 may 2013 France , alien- pence .
  40. . A.A. Al- Bassam , crystal graphic parameters and band gap of cal  Sx Se1-x crystal 30 sep – 04 oct 2013, Paris, France .
  41. . A.A. AL- Bassam , correlation of global solar radiaton, WCET. London, 4-12-2013 U.K.
  42. A.A.AL-Bassam , deep level of AU – Znx Cd1-x se solarcalle , PV sat -10-23-4-2014 M.K.
  43. . A.A. Al.Bassam and am . el- nagger hetro junction cuss cdse and znse super cello WCST, 24-2-2015 M.K.
  44. . A.A.AL-Bassam , structural and optical properties of play cryst time cu in Gnx Sez solar calla 2 and international conferment on .
  45. Sustalable energy engineering and application (IC seea2014 ) Bandung , Indonesia .
  46. A.A.AL-Bassam , photo capacitor of scotty barriers on zinc cadmium selenite solar cella, macrotrende on energy policy 14-12-2014,paris , france .
  47. A.A.AL-Bassam and A.M. El.Nggar structural parameters and band gap measurement of CU
    In1-x Qux se salarcalle ( ICMMT6 C2015) 4 may 2015 bali.indunsia .
  48. A.A.AL-Bassam , and A.M El . nagger, electrical characteristics photo capacitance of schuttky barre's on zinc cadmium , silence solar calle, the integration conference of science and technical 3-6 Aug 2015, London. Mk .
  49. j. plucinski a, a.m.el-naggar b,1, n.s.alzayed c, a.a.albassam b, a. o. fedorchuk d, d.kulwas c, i.v.kityk e,n . 49)           laser stimulated changes of the effective energy gap in chalcogenide cuins2 photovoltaic Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing 38(2015) 184-187
  50. a.aloufy a, j.ebothé b, n.dumelié b, i.chaki c, m.abd-lefdil c, n.s.alzayed d, a.m.el-naggar e,f, a.a.albassam e, i.v.kityk g,n optically stimulated optical effects in the zno: tm nano rods. Physica E 73(2015) 96-99
  51. i.v. kityk a,n, n.s.alzayed b, keikobayashi c,d, xiaomeichen e,f, munetakaoyama f, a.m.el-naggar g,1, a.a.albassam g . influence ofal-doped zno an dga-doped zno substrates on third harmonic generation of goldnano particles Physica E 71(2015) 91-95
  52. k.plucinski1. a.m.el-naggar2,3. a.a.albassam2. a.o.fedorchuk4. n.s.alzayed2. a.krymus5,6. i.v.kityk5. g.myrnchuk5 J Mater Sci: Mater Electron laser operation by photovoltaic features of kesterite cu2znsnsexs42x crystalline films 26 (2015)5259-5262
  53. o.v.zamurueva , k.ozga ; m.szota , a.m.el-naggar , n.s.alzayed , l.v.piskach , o.v.parasyuk , a.a.albassam , a.o.fedorchuk , i.v.kityk. Archives of Metallurgy and Materials  photo induced optical properties of tl1_x in1_x sixse2 single crystals g.l.myronchuk , 60:2 (2015)
  54. m.taibi3. a.m.el-naggar4,5. t.slimani tlemc¸ ani2. a.a.albassam5. m.abd-lefdil2. i.v.kityk6. n.s.alzayed4. a.o.fedorchuk1. J Mater Sci: Mater Electron DOl multiferroic eudoped bifeo3 microparticle polymer composites as materials for laser induced gratings t.elbahraoui2.  10.1007/s10854-015-3671-2
  55. J Mater Sci: Mater Electron  electric-field induced nonlinear optical aterials based on a bipolar copper (i) complex embedded in polymer matrices. (2015) 26:8394-8397 DOl 10.1007/sI0854-015-3506-1
  56. t.elbahraoui b, m.sekkati b, m.taibi c, m.abd-lefdil b, a.m.el-naggar d,e, n.s.alzayed f, a.a.albassam d, i.v.kityk a,n, a.maciag a Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials specific feature esofnonlinear optical properties of eu3þ doped bifeO3 nano powder snearantiferro magnetic transition.398(2016)127-130
  57. uv-induced anisotropy in cdbr2- cdbr2: cu nano structures anizotropia wywołana promieniowaniem uv w nanostrukturach cdbr2- cdbr2: cu. a.m.el-naggar*,**, a.a.albassam*, k.oźga***, #, m.szota****, i.v.kityk*** . Archives of Metallurgy and Materials ,60:3 (2015), DOl: 1O.1515/amm-20 15-0344
  58. Archives of Metallurgy and Materials transport phenomena in single crystals tl1-x in 1-x gex se2 (x=0.1, .2) zjawiska transportu w monokryształach tl1-x in1-x gex  se2  (x=0.1, 0.2).  ,60:3 (20t5) DOl: 1O.1515/amm-2015-0343
  59. o.v.zamurueva*,g.l.myronchuk*,k.oźga**,#, m.szota***, a.m.el-naggar****,*****, a.a.albassam****, o.v.parasyuk******, l.v.piskach******,i.v.kityk**
  60. w.kuznika, a.m.el-naggarb,c, p.rakusa, k.ozgaa, o.v.parasyukd, a.o.fedorchuke, l.v.piskachd, n.s.alzayedb, a.m.albassamb, v.kozerd, a.krymusf, i.v.kityka, novel agga0.95in0.05ge3se8 crystalline alloys for light-operated piezoelectricity , Journal of Alloys and compounds 658 (2016) 408-413
  61. i.barchij1.  m.sabov1.  a.m.el-naggar4,5. n.s.alzayed6. a.a.albassam4. a.o.fedorchuk2. i.v.kityk, tl4sns3, tl4snse3 and tl4snte3 crystals as novel ir induced optoelectronic materials,, J mater Sci : Mater Electron , DOI 10(2016)
  62. o.m. yanchuk a, l.v.tsurkova a, o.v.marchuk a, i.v.urubkov b, m.kolcun c, k.m.rusek c,n, a.m.elnaggar d,e, a.a.albassam d, second-order non-linear optical effects in zn s nano crystallites in corporated in todifferentpolymermatrices, Materials Letters . 169, (2016) 131- 134
  63. mpiasecki1, gl myronchuk2, ovzamurueva2, oy khyzhun3, ovparasyuk4, aofedorchuk5, aalbassam6, amel-naggar6,7 and ivkityk8, huge operation by energy gap of novel narrow band gap tl1−xin1−xbxse2 (b=  si, ge): dft,x- ray emission and photoconductivity studies, Mater . Res . Express 3 (2016) 025902 .
  64. A.A.AL-Bassam and A.M.El.naggar, structural parameter and optical absorption of cu Cu1-x Gnx Se solar calls , PVSAT -12 -6-8- april 2016, Liverpool U.K.
  65. A.A.AL-Bassam, and A.M. ELnaggar. Deep level of zinc cadmium selenite solar calla PVSAT- 12) , 6-8april 2016. Leverpool. U.K.