We present a comparison between spectrally-resolved reflection measurements of gratings and theoretical predictions from RCWA approach. Diffraction intensities vary significantly with polarization, and surface plasmon absorption is observed around the onset of the diffraction orders.
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(040.0040) Detectors : Detectors
(040.5350) Detectors : Photovoltaic
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.1755) Diffraction and gratings : Computational electromagnetic methods
A. Naqavi, V. Paeder, T. Scharf, K. Söderström, F. Haug, C. Ballif, and H. P. Herzig, "An RCWA Analysis of Solar Cell Back Reflectors: Comparison between Modelling and Experiment," in Advanced Photonics & Renewable Energy, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper PTuC3.