We investigate 1D-2D photonic crystals for light absorption enhancement on thin film photovoltaics (Si, GaAs an InP) by FDTD. A comparison with RCWA and TMM is presented. The absorption is increased substantially for these systems.
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J. Buencuerpo, M. L. Dotor, L. E. Munioz-Camuniez, and P. A. Postigo, "3D-FDTD Analysis of Absorption Enhancement in Nanostructured Thin Film Solar Cells," in Renewable Energy and the Environment, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper JWE12.
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