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Improvement of Light Transmission using Photonic Lattices for Solar Cells
Solar Energy: New Materials and Nanostructured Devices for High Efficiency
  • Xiaomin Jin, California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo
  • Simeon Trieu, California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo
Publication Date
6-24-2008
Abstract
We study solar-cell interface designs using photonic lattices. We simulate rectangular and triangular micro-profiles as the solar cell surface. Compared to the conventional flat surface, the photonic lattice interface can increase light transmission to 98%.
Number of Pages
3
Publisher statement
This paper was published in Solar Energy: New Materials and Nanostructured Devices for High Efficiency and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=Solar-2008-STuC5. Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.
Citation Information
Xiaomin Jin and Simeon Trieu. "Improvement of Light Transmission using Photonic Lattices for Solar Cells" Solar Energy: New Materials and Nanostructured Devices for High Efficiency (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/xjin/26/