We have investigated structures for thin-film GaAs quantum dot solar cells. Light trapping at quantum dot bands is realized by a triangular grating reflector whose aspect ratio is identified as the main design parameter.

© 2016 Optical Society of America

PDF Article
More Like This
Improved Light Trapping in Quantum Dot Solar Cells Using Double-sided Nanostructuring

Farid Elsehrawy, Timo Aho, Tapio Niemi, Mircea Guina, and Federica Cappelluti
JM4A.5 Optics and Photonics for Energy and the Environment (EE) 2018

Imprinted Nanostructures for Light Management in Crystalline Silicon Thin-Film Solar Cells on Glass

D. Eisenhauer, G. Köppel, K. Jäger, B. Rech, and C. Becker
PM2B.5 Optical Nanostructures and Advanced Materials for Photovoltaics (PV) 2016

Nanoarrays for Light Management in Thin Film Solar cells

Jin Ji, Magued B. Nasr, Murray W. McCutcheon, and Cy Herring
SWB4 Optics for Solar Energy (OSE) 2010


You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an Optica member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
Login to access Optica Member Subscription