We analyze the absorption enhancement in single and tandem solar-cells comprising nanostructures that increase the path of the photons inside the solar cell. For this purpose we exploit different physical phenomena in different material systems.
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(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.5770) Optics at surfaces : Roughness
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.6050) Other areas of optics : Solar energy
C. Rockstuhl, S. Fahr, T. Paul, C. Menzel, K. Bittkau, T. Beckers, R. Carius, and F. Lederer, "Photon Management in Thin Film Solar Cells," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper JWA89.
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