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Optical Nanostructures and Advanced Materials for Photovoltaics
Austin, Texas United States
November 2-3, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-55752-920-6
Nanostructured Materials with Enhanced Efficiency (PThB)

Absorption of Silicon Nanowire Arrays on Silicon and Silica Substrates

Björn C. Sturmberg, Kokou B. Dossou, Lindsay C. Botten, Ara A. Asatryan, Christopher G. Poulton, C. Martijn de Sterke, and Ross C. McPhedran  »View Author Affiliations


http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/PV.2011.PThB5


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Abstract

We analyse the absorption mechanism of silicon nanowire arrays on various substrates using a semi-analytic modal method. Independent of the substrate, we find a few well coupled, well concentrated, resonant modes to dominate the absorption.

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OCIS Codes
(040.5350) Detectors : Photovoltaic
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals
(310.6628) Thin films : Subwavelength structures, nanostructures

Citation
B. C. Sturmberg, K. B. Dossou, L. C. Botten, A. A. Asatryan, C. G. Poulton, C. M. de Sterke, and R. C. McPhedran, "Absorption of Silicon Nanowire Arrays on Silicon and Silica Substrates," in Renewable Energy and the Environment, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper PThB5.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=PV-2011-PThB5


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