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Nanophotonic design principles for ultrahigh efficiency photovoltaics

Atwater, Harry A. and Polman, Albert and Kosten, Emily and Callahan, Dennis and Spinelli, Pierpaolo and Eisler, Carissa and Escarra, Matthew and Warmann, Emily and Flowers, Cristofer (2013) Nanophotonic design principles for ultrahigh efficiency photovoltaics. In: Nanoscale Energy Converters. AIP Conference Proceedings. No.1519. American Institute of Physics , Melville, NY, pp. 17-21. ISBN 978-0-7354-1142-5.

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To date, solar-cell efficiencies have remained well below the thermodynamic limits. However new nanophotonic and microphotonic approaches to light management that systematically minimize thermodynamic losses can enable ultrahigh efficiencies previously considered to be out of reach.

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Polman, Albert0000-0002-0685-3886
Eisler, Carissa0000-0002-5755-5280
Escarra, Matthew0000-0002-0232-942X
Warmann, Emily0000-0002-2810-4608
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Additional Information:© 2013 American Institute of Physics.
Subject Keywords:losses, micro-optics, nanophotonics, solar cells, thermodynamics
Series Name:AIP Conference Proceedings
Issue or Number:1519
Classification Code:PACS: 42.79.-e, 88.40.H-, 88.40.J-
Record Number:CaltechAUTHORS:20130410-134913371
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Official Citation:Nanophotonic design principles for ultrahigh efficiency photovoltaics Harry Atwater, Albert Polman, Emily Kosten, Dennis Callahan, Pierpaolo Spinelli, Carissa Eisler, Matthew Escarra, Emily Warmann, and Cristofer Flowers AIP Conf. Proc. 1519, pp. 17-21; doi:
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Deposited On:11 Apr 2013 14:48
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