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Optical Nanostructures and Advanced Materials for Photovoltaics
Eindhoven Netherlands
November 11-14, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-55752-952-7
Light Management in Solar Cells: Dielectric Structures II (PT3C)

Combined Grating Structures in Thin-Film Solar Cells for Broadband Light Absorption

Siyao Guo, Guangyao Su, Deng Xiao, and Zhaoyu Zhang  »View Author Affiliations


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A combined grating structure is proposed to improve light absorption over the spectrum range 300-900 nm. The absorption enhancement comes from front dielectric grating and the interaction between the front dielectric and back metal gratings.

© 2012 OSA

OCIS Codes
(040.5350) Detectors : Photovoltaic
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons

S. Guo, G. Su, D. Xiao, and Z. Zhang, "Combined Grating Structures in Thin-Film Solar Cells for Broadband Light Absorption," in Renewable Energy and the Environment Optics and Photonics Congress, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper PT3C.5.

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