Bio-inspired layers of semiconductor nanorods increase light coupling into a high refractive index substrate. Reflection and transmission measurements show unambiguously, that the reduced reflection is due to optical impedance matching at the interfaces.
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S. L. Diedenhofen, R. E. Algra, E. P. Bakkers, and J. Gómez Rivas, "Bio-Inspired Broadband and Omni-Directional Antireflective Surface Based on Semiconductor Nanorods," in Advanced Photonics & Renewable Energy, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper PWE1.
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