We show that the strength of the electric field driving the plasmon resonance in a plasmonic back reflector is highly dependent on spacer layer thickness. Tuning this thickness is essential for optimizing plasmonic solar cells.
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R. Santbergen, H. Tan, A. Smets, and M. Zeman, "Driving Field Optimization of Plasmonic Back Reflector for Thin-Film Silicon Solar Cells," in Renewable Energy and the Environment Optics and Photonics Congress, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JM4B.3.
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