Photonic crystal silicon based structures for thin film solar cell

Emmanuel Drouard, Yeonsang Park, Ounsi El Daif, Xavier Letartre, Pierre Viktorovitch, Alain Fave, Anne Kaminski, Mustapha Lemiti, Christian Seassal

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Abstract

The absorption of an ultra-thin layer can be significantly increased by patterning a photonic crystal. The incident light couples into slow Bloch modes, enabling a robust control of the photon lifetime and then, the enhancement of the absorption integrated over the whole solar spectrum.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528773
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes
EventAsia Communications and Photonics Conference and Exhibition, ACP 2009 - Shanghai, China
Duration: 2 Nov 20096 Nov 2009

Other

OtherAsia Communications and Photonics Conference and Exhibition, ACP 2009
CountryChina
CityShanghai
Period2/11/096/11/09

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Drouard, E., Park, Y., El Daif, O., Letartre, X., Viktorovitch, P., Fave, A., Kaminski, A., Lemiti, M., & Seassal, C. (2009). Photonic crystal silicon based structures for thin film solar cell. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers Optical Society of America.