We propose a novel sub-micron back-side grating for light trapping in thin silicon solar cells. The 2-D-blazed grating has the potential to increase the optical thickness of the solar cell by a factor of 17.
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(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.6050) Other areas of optics : Solar energy
J. Gjessing, A. Sudbø, and E. S. Marstein, "2-D Blazed Grating for Light Trapping in Thin Silicon Solar Cells," in Imaging and Applied Optics Congress, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper STuC2.
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