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Transfer of aligned single crystal silicon nanowires to transparent substrates
Author(s): Shu-Chia Shiu; Chieh-Yu Hsiao; Cha-Hsin Chao; Shih-Che Hung; Ching-Fuh Lin
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Paper Abstract

We demonstrate the method of transferring aligned single crystal silicon nanowires (SiNWs) to transparent substrate. The alignment of the transferred nanowires is almost identical to the original one. The density of the transferred SiNWs can achieve 3×107 nanowires/mm2. The low temperature fabrication processes are compatible for a wide range of substrates. The transmission coefficient below 10 % at a wide bandwidth, 400-1100 nm, was found in the transferred SiNWs. The high dense aligned SiNWs are promising for future photovoltaic applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 September 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7047, Nanoscale Photonic and Cell Technologies for Photovoltaics, 70470F (11 September 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.794384
Show Author Affiliations
Shu-Chia Shiu, National Taiwan Univ. (Taiwan)
Chieh-Yu Hsiao, National Taiwan Univ. (Taiwan)
Cha-Hsin Chao, National Taiwan Univ. (Taiwan)
Shih-Che Hung, National Taiwan Univ. (Taiwan)
Ching-Fuh Lin, National Taiwan Univ. (Taiwan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7047:
Nanoscale Photonic and Cell Technologies for Photovoltaics
Loucas Tsakalakos, Editor(s)

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