We study solar-cell interface designs using photonic lattices. We simulate rectangular and triangular micro-profiles as the solar cell surface. Compared to the conventional flat surface, the photonic lattice interface can increase light transmission to 98%.
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(040.0040) Detectors : Detectors
(040.6070) Detectors : Solid state detectors
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals
X. Jin and S. Trieu, "Improvement of Light Transmission Using Photonic Lattices for Solar Cells," in Solar Energy: New Materials and Nanostructured Devices for High Efficiency, (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper STuC5.
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