Absorption enhancement using dielectric gratings for thin film solar cells

Dale T. Grant*, Björn C P Sturmberg, Kokou B. Dossou, Lindsay C. Botten, Christopher G. Poulton, Ross C. McPhedran, C. Martijn De Sterke

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

We investigate how a dielectric grating positioned on top of a thin absorber can enhance the absorption of the photovoltaic cell. We observe absorption peaks from electric field enhancement within the absorber due to Fabry-Perot resonances.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLight, Energy and the Environment 2014
Subtitle of host publicationOSA Technical Digest
Place of PublicationWashington, DC
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Pages1-3
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9781557527561
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes
EventOptical Instrumentation for Energy and Environmental Applications - Canberra, Australia
Duration: 2 Dec 20145 Dec 2014

Conference

ConferenceOptical Instrumentation for Energy and Environmental Applications
CityCanberra, Australia
Period2/12/145/12/14

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