We analyze experimentally and theoretically light localization at randomly textured ZnO surfaces and light absorption in thin-film amorphous Si deposited conformal on it. Guidance is provided to tailor such surfaces for optimizing the absorption.
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T. Beckers, K. Bittkau, R. Carius, S. Fahr, C. Rockstuhl, and F. Lederer, "Designing Randomness - The Impact of Textured Surfaces on the Efficiency of Thin-Film Solar Cells," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JThA84.
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