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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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.
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