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Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
San Jose, California United States
May 6-11, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-55752-943-5
Poster Session III (JTh2A)

Photonic light-trapping and Lambertian limit in thin film silicon solar cells

Marco Liscidini, Angelo Bozzola, and Lucio Andreani  »View Author Affiliations


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We investigate light-trapping for 1D and 2D periodic patterns in thin film silicon solar cells. Increments of the short-circuit current up to 82% are demonstrated. Theses results are compared with the Lambertian limit to light-trapping.

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OCIS Codes
(040.5350) Detectors : Photovoltaic
(050.5298) Diffraction and gratings : Photonic crystals

M. Liscidini, A. Bozzola, and L. Andreani, "Photonic light-trapping and Lambertian limit in thin film silicon solar cells," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JTh2A.70.

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