Plasmonic scattering and light trapping in solar cells is well understood, but near-field enhancement and plasmon-induced charge separation present new opportunities. I will review these mechanisms and present theoretical results describing opportunities and limitations.
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T. P. White, Z. Wang, and K. R. Catchpole, "Plasmonic Photovoltaics: Near-field Enhancement and Internal Photoemission," in Renewable Energy and the Environment Optics and Photonics Congress, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JM4B.4.
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