The efficiency of thermophotovoltaic (TPV) energy conversion is dependent on efficient spectral control. An edge pass filter (short pass) in series with a highly doped, epitaxially grown layer has achieved the highest performance of TPV spectral control.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: February 28, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: June 28, 2005
Patrick M. Fourspring, David M. DePoy, Thomas D. Rahmlow Jr., Jeanne E. Lazo-Wasem, and Edward J. Gratrix, "Optical coatings for thermophotovoltaic spectral control," Appl. Opt. 45, 1356-1358 (2006)