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Next Generation (Nano) Photonic and Cell Technologies for Solar Energy Conversion
Editor(s): Loucas Tsakalakos
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Volume Number: 7772
Date Published: 18 August 2010

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Front Matter: Volume 7772
Author(s): Proceedings of SPIE
Luminescence imaging: a powerful characterization tool for photovoltaic applications
Author(s): T. Trupke; J. W. Weber
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Design of photonic metamaterial multi-junction solar cells using rigorous coupled wave analysis
Author(s): Eli Lansey; David T. Crouse
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Nanoparticles for solar spectrum conversion
Author(s): Wilfried G. J. H. M. van Sark; Andries Meijerink; Ruud E. I. Schropp
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Molecular approaches to third generation photovoltaics: photochemical up-conversion
Author(s): Yuen Yap Cheng; Burkhard Fückel; Derrick A. Roberts; Tony Khoury; Raphaël G. C. R. Clady; Murad J. Y. Tayebjee; Roland Piper; N. J. Ekins-Daukes; Maxwell J. Crossley; Timothy W. Schmidt
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Periodic arrays of ridge apertures as a high efficiency coupler for photovoltaic applications
Author(s): Edward C. Kinzel; Pornsak Srisungsitthisunti; Xianfan Xu
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Toward high-efficiency quantum dot solar cells: optimized gratings for ultrathin waveguide devices
Author(s): Claiborne O. McPheeters; Cory J. Hill; Dongzhi Hu; Swee H. Lim; Daniel Derkacs; David Z. Ting; Daniel M. Schaadt; Sarath D. Gunapala; Edward T. Yu
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Advances in up- and down-converted fluorescence for high efficiency solar cells using rare-earth doped fluorozirconate-based glasses and glass ceramics
Author(s): Christian Paßlick; Bastian Henke; István Császár; Bernd Ahrens; Paul-T. Miclea; Jacqueline A. Johnson; Stefan Schweizer
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Silicon solar cells with nano-crystalline silicon down shifter: experiment and modeling
Author(s): Yoann Jestin; Georg Pucker; Mher Ghulinyan; Lorenza Ferrario; Pierluigi Bellutti; Antonio Picciotto; Amos Collini; Alessandro Marconi; Aleksei Anopchenko; Zhizhong Yuan; Lorenzo Pavesi
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III-V quantum dot enhanced photovoltaic devices
Author(s): David V. Forbes; Seth M. Hubbard; Christopher Bailey; Stephen Polly; John Andersen; Ryne Raffaelle
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Efficiency improvement by near infrared quantum dots for luminescent solar concentrators
Author(s): Chunhua Wang; Georgiy Shcherbatyuk; Richard Inman; Dave Pelka; Weiya Zhang; Yvonne Rodriguez; Sue Carter; Roland Winston; Sayantani Ghosh
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Fabrication and characterisation of silicon quantum dots in SiO2/Si3N4 hybrid matrix
Author(s): Dawei Di; Ivan Perez-Wurfl; Gavin Conibeer; Martin A. Green
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Mimicking moth's eyes for photovoltaic applications with tapered GaP nanorods
Author(s): Silke L. Diedenhofen; Rienk E. Algra; Erik P. A. M. Bakkers; Jaime Gómez Rivas
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Improving the photovoltaic properties of organic solar cells by structuring the P3HT:PCBM photoactive layer with functionalized SWCNTs
Author(s): H. Derbal-Habak; C. Bergeret; J. Cousseau; J. M. Nunzi
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Fundamental limit of nanophotonic light-trapping in solar cells
Author(s): Zongfu Yu; Aaswath Raman; Shanhui Fan
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Quantifying intrinsic loss mechanisms in solar cells: Why is power efficiency fundamentally limited?
Author(s): Louise C. Hirst; Nicholas J. Ekins-Daukes
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SLiM-cut thin silicon wafering with enhanced crack and stress control
Author(s): Jan Vaes; Alex Masolin; Amaia Pesquera; Frédéric Dross
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Optical surface technologies: boosting efficiency from already present light
Author(s): Mark A. Raymond; Howard Lange; Seth Weiss; Melissa A. Grossman
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Plasmonic field and efficiency enhancement in crystalline thin film photovoltaics
Author(s): Deyin Zhao; Zhenqiang Ma; Weidong Zhou
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Silicon nanowire/poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene): poly(styrenesulfonate) heterojunction solar cells
Author(s): Shu-Chia Shiu; Jiun-Jie Chao; Shih-Che Hung; Chin-Liang Yeh; Ching-Fuh Lin
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Photovoltaic conversion enhancement of TiO2 nanoparticles decorated with Au nanocrystals and sensitized with CdSe quantum dots and P3OT polymer
Author(s): I. Zarazúa; E. De la Rosa; T. López-Luke; J. Reyes; S. Ruiz
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Plasmonic structures integrated in organic solar cells
Author(s): S. Vedraine; Ph. Torchio; H. Derbal-Habak; F. Flory; V. Brissonneau; D. Duché; J. J. Simon; L. Escoubas
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Photonic metamaterial absorber designs for infrared solar cell applications
Author(s): Kamil Boratay Alici; Ekmel Ozbay
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Optical properties of silicon nanowires array fabricated by metal-assisted electroless etching
Author(s): Zhongyi Guo; Jin-Young Jung; Keya Zhou; Yanjun Xiao; Sang-won Jee; S. A. Moiz; Jung-Ho Lee
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Optical absorption enhancement in silicon nanowire and nanohole arrays for photovoltaic applications
Author(s): Chenxi Lin; Michelle L. Povinelli
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Optical properties of vertical silicon nanowire arrays with random position, diameter, or length
Author(s): Hua Bao; Xiulin Ruan
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Hybrid nanostructured solar cells based on the incorporation of inorganic nanoparticles in polymer-fullerene mixtures
Author(s): Jilian N. de Freitas; Ana Flávia Nogueira
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Nanophase semiconductors embedded within transparent conductive oxides matrices as optical sensitizers for photovoltaic applications
Author(s): C. G. Allen; G. H. Shih; R. J. Beal; B. G. Potter Jr.
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