Enhanced light absorption in thin solar cells is mediated by light trapping nanostructures that generate resonant modes in spectral regions where the absorber is ‘optically thin’. We discuss the role of ordered versus disordered nanostructures in light trapping.
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H. Atwater, D. M. Callahan, K. A. Whitesell, and R. Pala, "Photovoltaic Light Management with Ordered and Disordered Metal and Dielectric Nanostructures," in Renewable Energy and the Environment Optics and Photonics Congress, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JM4B.1.
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