Near-omni-directional sub-micron silica light-trapping monolayer for amorphous Si photovoltaic devices

Wen Hsien Huang, Jia Min Shieh, Chang Hong Shen, Jung Y. Huang, Hao Chung Kuo, Fu Ming Pan, Chih Wei Hsu, Bau Tong Dai, Ching Ting Lee, Ci Ling Pan, Fu Liang Yang

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Abstract

The non-closely packed (surface-coverage of 55-65%) sub-micron silica sphere (400 nm) light-trapping monolayer was introduced to boost photocurrent (efficiency) of thin film amorphous solar cells by 15% (6.9%). The enhancement is nearly omni-directional.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Subtitle of host publicationLaser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Sep 1
Event2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2011 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 2011 May 12011 May 6

Publication series

Name2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011

Other

Other2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2011
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period11-05-0111-05-06

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Huang, W. H., Shieh, J. M., Shen, C. H., Huang, J. Y., Kuo, H. C., Pan, F. M., Hsu, C. W., Dai, B. T., Lee, C. T., Pan, C. L., & Yang, F. L. (2011). Near-omni-directional sub-micron silica light-trapping monolayer for amorphous Si photovoltaic devices. In 2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011 [5950199] (2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011).