Composite solar cells formed by a crystalline Si with a thin mesoporous silicon layer infiltrated by plasmonic nanoparticles are studied. Measurements show an increase of quantum efficiency as a result of local field enhancement near nanoparticles due to plasmon resonance.
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A. Chekhov, T. Murzina, and U. Gennady, "Porous silicon with metal nanoparticles for silicon solar cells," in Renewable Energy and the Environment Optics and Photonics Congress, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JM5A.14.
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