The subwavelength structures in optical discs are applied to improve the light trapping effect for solar cell applications. With the proposed configuration, the reflection and absorption efficiencies can be effectively decreased and enhanced, respectively.
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(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.6050) Other areas of optics : Solar energy
(050.6624) Diffraction and gratings : Subwavelength structures
H. Shih, S. Hsieh, W. Liao, J. Chen, and M. Li, "Improvement of Light Trapping Effect Using the Configuration of Subwavelength-Structured Optical Disc," in Asia Optical Fiber Communication and Optoelectronic Exposition and Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper SaK49.
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