Tapered silicon photonic crystals provide a broad and wide-angle antireflective window and strong optical resonances for enhanced absorption for TE- and TM-polarized light, respectively, showing the potential for improving the performance of photovoltaic devices.
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Y. Hung, S. Lee, B. J. Thibeault, and L. A. Coldren, "Antireflection and Enhanced Absorption in Tapered Silicon Photonic Crystals," in Integrated Photonics Research, Silicon and Nanophotonics and Photonics in Switching, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper IWE6.
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