P. Bermel, M. Ghebrebrhan, W. Chan, Y. X. Yeng, M. Araghchini, R. Hamam, C. H. Marton, K. F. Jensen, M. Soljacic, J. D. Joannopoulos, S. G. Johnson, and I. Celanovic, “Design and global optimization of high-efficiency thermophotovoltaic systems,” Opt. Express 18, A314–A334 (2010).

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F. O’Sullivan, I. Celanovic, N. Jovanovic, J. Kassakian, S. Akiyama, and K. Wada, “Optical characteristics of 1D Si/SiO2 photonic crystals for thermophotovoltaic applications,” J. Appl. Phys. 97, 033529 (2005).

[CrossRef]

I. Celanovic, D. Perreault, and J. Kassakian, “Resonant-cavity enhanced thermal emission,” Phys. Rev. B 72, 075127 (2005).

[CrossRef]

P. Jepsen, B. Fischer, A. Thoman, H. Helm, J. Suh, R. Lopez, and R. Haglund, “Metal-insulator phase transition in a VO2 thin film observed with terahertz spectroscopy,” Phys. Rev. B 74, 205103 (2004).

[CrossRef]

N. Harder and P. Wurfel, “Theoretical limits of thermophotovoltaic solar energy conversion,” Semicond. Sci. Technol. 18, S151–S157 (2003).

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[CrossRef]

T. Sathiaraj, R. Thangarj, A. Sharbaty, M. Bhatnagar, and O. Agnihotri, “Ni-Al2O3 selective cermet coatings for photochemical conversion up to 500° C,” Thin Solid Films 190, 241 (1990).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

S. Roberts, “Optical properties of nickel and tungsten and their interpretation according to Drude’s formula,” Phys. Rev. 114, 104–115 (1959).

[CrossRef]

H. H. Kolm, “Solar-battery power source,” Quarterly Progress Report (1956), Group 35, p. 13.

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[CrossRef]

F. O’Sullivan, I. Celanovic, N. Jovanovic, J. Kassakian, S. Akiyama, and K. Wada, “Optical characteristics of 1D Si/SiO2 photonic crystals for thermophotovoltaic applications,” J. Appl. Phys. 97, 033529 (2005).

[CrossRef]

P. Bermel, M. Ghebrebrhan, W. Chan, Y. X. Yeng, M. Araghchini, R. Hamam, C. H. Marton, K. F. Jensen, M. Soljacic, J. D. Joannopoulos, S. G. Johnson, and I. Celanovic, “Design and global optimization of high-efficiency thermophotovoltaic systems,” Opt. Express 18, A314–A334 (2010).

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P. Bermel, M. Ghebrebrhan, W. Chan, Y. X. Yeng, M. Araghchini, R. Hamam, C. H. Marton, K. F. Jensen, M. Soljacic, J. D. Joannopoulos, S. G. Johnson, and I. Celanovic, “Design and global optimization of high-efficiency thermophotovoltaic systems,” Opt. Express 18, A314–A334 (2010).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

M. Ghebrebrhan, P. Bermel, Y. Avniel, J. D. Joannopoulos, and S. G. Johnson, “Global optimization of silicon photovoltaic cell front coatings,” Opt. Express 17, 7505–7518 (2009).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

T. Sathiaraj, R. Thangarj, A. Sharbaty, M. Bhatnagar, and O. Agnihotri, “Ni-Al2O3 selective cermet coatings for photochemical conversion up to 500° C,” Thin Solid Films 190, 241 (1990).

[CrossRef]

R. Black, P. Baldasaro, and G. Charache, “Thermophotovoltaics - development status and parametric considerations for power applications,” in International Conference on Thermoelectrics (IEEE, 1999), Vol. 18, pp. 639–644.

P. Bermel, M. Ghebrebrhan, W. Chan, Y. X. Yeng, M. Araghchini, R. Hamam, C. H. Marton, K. F. Jensen, M. Soljacic, J. D. Joannopoulos, S. G. Johnson, and I. Celanovic, “Design and global optimization of high-efficiency thermophotovoltaic systems,” Opt. Express 18, A314–A334 (2010).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

F. O’Sullivan, I. Celanovic, N. Jovanovic, J. Kassakian, S. Akiyama, and K. Wada, “Optical characteristics of 1D Si/SiO2 photonic crystals for thermophotovoltaic applications,” J. Appl. Phys. 97, 033529 (2005).

[CrossRef]

I. Celanovic, D. Perreault, and J. Kassakian, “Resonant-cavity enhanced thermal emission,” Phys. Rev. B 72, 075127 (2005).

[CrossRef]

P. Bermel, M. Ghebrebrhan, W. Chan, Y. X. Yeng, M. Araghchini, R. Hamam, C. H. Marton, K. F. Jensen, M. Soljacic, J. D. Joannopoulos, S. G. Johnson, and I. Celanovic, “Design and global optimization of high-efficiency thermophotovoltaic systems,” Opt. Express 18, A314–A334 (2010).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

R. Black, P. Baldasaro, and G. Charache, “Thermophotovoltaics - development status and parametric considerations for power applications,” in International Conference on Thermoelectrics (IEEE, 1999), Vol. 18, pp. 639–644.

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[PubMed]

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[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

P. Jepsen, B. Fischer, A. Thoman, H. Helm, J. Suh, R. Lopez, and R. Haglund, “Metal-insulator phase transition in a VO2 thin film observed with terahertz spectroscopy,” Phys. Rev. B 74, 205103 (2004).

[CrossRef]

P. Bermel, M. Ghebrebrhan, W. Chan, Y. X. Yeng, M. Araghchini, R. Hamam, C. H. Marton, K. F. Jensen, M. Soljacic, J. D. Joannopoulos, S. G. Johnson, and I. Celanovic, “Design and global optimization of high-efficiency thermophotovoltaic systems,” Opt. Express 18, A314–A334 (2010).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

M. Ghebrebrhan, P. Bermel, Y. Avniel, J. D. Joannopoulos, and S. G. Johnson, “Global optimization of silicon photovoltaic cell front coatings,” Opt. Express 17, 7505–7518 (2009).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

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P. Jepsen, B. Fischer, A. Thoman, H. Helm, J. Suh, R. Lopez, and R. Haglund, “Metal-insulator phase transition in a VO2 thin film observed with terahertz spectroscopy,” Phys. Rev. B 74, 205103 (2004).

[CrossRef]

P. Bermel, M. Ghebrebrhan, W. Chan, Y. X. Yeng, M. Araghchini, R. Hamam, C. H. Marton, K. F. Jensen, M. Soljacic, J. D. Joannopoulos, S. G. Johnson, and I. Celanovic, “Design and global optimization of high-efficiency thermophotovoltaic systems,” Opt. Express 18, A314–A334 (2010).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

N. Harder and P. Wurfel, “Theoretical limits of thermophotovoltaic solar energy conversion,” Semicond. Sci. Technol. 18, S151–S157 (2003).

[CrossRef]

P. Jepsen, B. Fischer, A. Thoman, H. Helm, J. Suh, R. Lopez, and R. Haglund, “Metal-insulator phase transition in a VO2 thin film observed with terahertz spectroscopy,” Phys. Rev. B 74, 205103 (2004).

[CrossRef]

P. Bermel, M. Ghebrebrhan, W. Chan, Y. X. Yeng, M. Araghchini, R. Hamam, C. H. Marton, K. F. Jensen, M. Soljacic, J. D. Joannopoulos, S. G. Johnson, and I. Celanovic, “Design and global optimization of high-efficiency thermophotovoltaic systems,” Opt. Express 18, A314–A334 (2010).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

P. Jepsen, B. Fischer, A. Thoman, H. Helm, J. Suh, R. Lopez, and R. Haglund, “Metal-insulator phase transition in a VO2 thin film observed with terahertz spectroscopy,” Phys. Rev. B 74, 205103 (2004).

[CrossRef]

P. Bermel, M. Ghebrebrhan, W. Chan, Y. X. Yeng, M. Araghchini, R. Hamam, C. H. Marton, K. F. Jensen, M. Soljacic, J. D. Joannopoulos, S. G. Johnson, and I. Celanovic, “Design and global optimization of high-efficiency thermophotovoltaic systems,” Opt. Express 18, A314–A334 (2010).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

M. Ghebrebrhan, P. Bermel, Y. Avniel, J. D. Joannopoulos, and S. G. Johnson, “Global optimization of silicon photovoltaic cell front coatings,” Opt. Express 17, 7505–7518 (2009).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

P. Bermel, M. Ghebrebrhan, W. Chan, Y. X. Yeng, M. Araghchini, R. Hamam, C. H. Marton, K. F. Jensen, M. Soljacic, J. D. Joannopoulos, S. G. Johnson, and I. Celanovic, “Design and global optimization of high-efficiency thermophotovoltaic systems,” Opt. Express 18, A314–A334 (2010).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

M. Ghebrebrhan, P. Bermel, Y. Avniel, J. D. Joannopoulos, and S. G. Johnson, “Global optimization of silicon photovoltaic cell front coatings,” Opt. Express 17, 7505–7518 (2009).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

F. O’Sullivan, I. Celanovic, N. Jovanovic, J. Kassakian, S. Akiyama, and K. Wada, “Optical characteristics of 1D Si/SiO2 photonic crystals for thermophotovoltaic applications,” J. Appl. Phys. 97, 033529 (2005).

[CrossRef]

F. O’Sullivan, I. Celanovic, N. Jovanovic, J. Kassakian, S. Akiyama, and K. Wada, “Optical characteristics of 1D Si/SiO2 photonic crystals for thermophotovoltaic applications,” J. Appl. Phys. 97, 033529 (2005).

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[CrossRef]

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D. Y. Goswami, F. Kreith, and J. F. Kreider, Principles of Solar Engineering (Taylor and Francis, 2000).

S. Kucherenko and Y. Sytsko, “Application of deterministic low-discrepancy sequences in global optimization,” Comput. Optim. Appl. 30, 297–318 (2005).

[CrossRef]

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P. Jepsen, B. Fischer, A. Thoman, H. Helm, J. Suh, R. Lopez, and R. Haglund, “Metal-insulator phase transition in a VO2 thin film observed with terahertz spectroscopy,” Phys. Rev. B 74, 205103 (2004).

[CrossRef]

P. Bermel, M. Ghebrebrhan, W. Chan, Y. X. Yeng, M. Araghchini, R. Hamam, C. H. Marton, K. F. Jensen, M. Soljacic, J. D. Joannopoulos, S. G. Johnson, and I. Celanovic, “Design and global optimization of high-efficiency thermophotovoltaic systems,” Opt. Express 18, A314–A334 (2010).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

F. O’Sullivan, I. Celanovic, N. Jovanovic, J. Kassakian, S. Akiyama, and K. Wada, “Optical characteristics of 1D Si/SiO2 photonic crystals for thermophotovoltaic applications,” J. Appl. Phys. 97, 033529 (2005).

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

G. Rybicki and A. Lightman, Radiative processes in astrophysics (John Wiley and Sons, 1979).

T. Sathiaraj, R. Thangarj, A. Sharbaty, M. Bhatnagar, and O. Agnihotri, “Ni-Al2O3 selective cermet coatings for photochemical conversion up to 500° C,” Thin Solid Films 190, 241 (1990).

[CrossRef]

T. Sathiaraj, R. Thangarj, A. Sharbaty, M. Bhatnagar, and O. Agnihotri, “Ni-Al2O3 selective cermet coatings for photochemical conversion up to 500° C,” Thin Solid Films 190, 241 (1990).

[CrossRef]

P. Bermel, M. Ghebrebrhan, W. Chan, Y. X. Yeng, M. Araghchini, R. Hamam, C. H. Marton, K. F. Jensen, M. Soljacic, J. D. Joannopoulos, S. G. Johnson, and I. Celanovic, “Design and global optimization of high-efficiency thermophotovoltaic systems,” Opt. Express 18, A314–A334 (2010).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

W. Spirkl and H. Ries, “Solar thermophotovoltaics: an assessment,” J. Appl. Phys. 57, 4409–4414 (1985).

[CrossRef]

P. Jepsen, B. Fischer, A. Thoman, H. Helm, J. Suh, R. Lopez, and R. Haglund, “Metal-insulator phase transition in a VO2 thin film observed with terahertz spectroscopy,” Phys. Rev. B 74, 205103 (2004).

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S. Kucherenko and Y. Sytsko, “Application of deterministic low-discrepancy sequences in global optimization,” Comput. Optim. Appl. 30, 297–318 (2005).

[CrossRef]

T. Sathiaraj, R. Thangarj, A. Sharbaty, M. Bhatnagar, and O. Agnihotri, “Ni-Al2O3 selective cermet coatings for photochemical conversion up to 500° C,” Thin Solid Films 190, 241 (1990).

[CrossRef]

P. Jepsen, B. Fischer, A. Thoman, H. Helm, J. Suh, R. Lopez, and R. Haglund, “Metal-insulator phase transition in a VO2 thin film observed with terahertz spectroscopy,” Phys. Rev. B 74, 205103 (2004).

[CrossRef]

F. O’Sullivan, I. Celanovic, N. Jovanovic, J. Kassakian, S. Akiyama, and K. Wada, “Optical characteristics of 1D Si/SiO2 photonic crystals for thermophotovoltaic applications,” J. Appl. Phys. 97, 033529 (2005).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

N. Harder and P. Wurfel, “Theoretical limits of thermophotovoltaic solar energy conversion,” Semicond. Sci. Technol. 18, S151–S157 (2003).

[CrossRef]

P. Bermel, M. Ghebrebrhan, W. Chan, Y. X. Yeng, M. Araghchini, R. Hamam, C. H. Marton, K. F. Jensen, M. Soljacic, J. D. Joannopoulos, S. G. Johnson, and I. Celanovic, “Design and global optimization of high-efficiency thermophotovoltaic systems,” Opt. Express 18, A314–A334 (2010).

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[CrossRef]

W. Spirkl and H. Ries, “Solar thermophotovoltaics: an assessment,” J. Appl. Phys. 57, 4409–4414 (1985).

[CrossRef]

F. O’Sullivan, I. Celanovic, N. Jovanovic, J. Kassakian, S. Akiyama, and K. Wada, “Optical characteristics of 1D Si/SiO2 photonic crystals for thermophotovoltaic applications,” J. Appl. Phys. 97, 033529 (2005).

[CrossRef]

Q.-C. Zhang, “High efficiency Al-N cermet solar coatings with double cermet layer film structures,” J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 32, 1938–1944 (1999).

[CrossRef]

M. Ghebrebrhan, P. Bermel, Y. Avniel, J. D. Joannopoulos, and S. G. Johnson, “Global optimization of silicon photovoltaic cell front coatings,” Opt. Express 17, 7505–7518 (2009).

[CrossRef]
[PubMed]

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[CrossRef]

P. Jepsen, B. Fischer, A. Thoman, H. Helm, J. Suh, R. Lopez, and R. Haglund, “Metal-insulator phase transition in a VO2 thin film observed with terahertz spectroscopy,” Phys. Rev. B 74, 205103 (2004).

[CrossRef]

I. Celanovic, D. Perreault, and J. Kassakian, “Resonant-cavity enhanced thermal emission,” Phys. Rev. B 72, 075127 (2005).

[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

H. H. Kolm, “Solar-battery power source,” Quarterly Progress Report (1956), Group 35, p. 13.

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[CrossRef]
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N. Harder and P. Wurfel, “Theoretical limits of thermophotovoltaic solar energy conversion,” Semicond. Sci. Technol. 18, S151–S157 (2003).

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