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Fundamental limit of nanophotonic light-trapping in solar cells
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Paper Abstract

We use a rigorous electromagnetic approach to develop a light-trapping theory, which reveals that the conventional limit can be substantially surpassed in nanophotonic regimes, opening new avenues for highly efficient solar cells.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 August 2010
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 7772, Next Generation (Nano) Photonic and Cell Technologies for Solar Energy Conversion, 77720Z (30 August 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.861457
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Zongfu Yu, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Aaswath Raman, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Shanhui Fan, Stanford Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7772:
Next Generation (Nano) Photonic and Cell Technologies for Solar Energy Conversion
Loucas Tsakalakos, Editor(s)

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