30 August 2010 Fundamental limit of nanophotonic light-trapping in solar cells
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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.
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Zongfu Yu, Aaswath Raman, Shanhui Fan, "Fundamental limit of nanophotonic light-trapping in solar cells", Proc. SPIE 7772, Next Generation (Nano) Photonic and Cell Technologies for Solar Energy Conversion, 77720Z (30 August 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.861457; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.861457
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