Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Optimal wavelength scale diffraction gratings for light trapping in solar cells

Chong, Teck Kong; Wilson, Jonathon; Mokkapati, Sudha; Catchpole, Kylie

Description

Dielectric gratings are a promising method of achieving light trapping for thin crystalline silicon solar cells. In this paper, we systematically examine the potential performance of thin silicon solar cells with either silicon (Si) or titanium dioxide (TiO2) gratings using numerical simulations. The square pyramid structure with silicon nitride coating provides the best light trapping among all the symmetric structures investigated, with 89% of the expected short circuit current density of the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/62943
Source: Journal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics
DOI: 10.1088/2040-8978/14/2/024012

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Chong_Optimal_wavelength_scale_2012.pdf748.27 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy
02_Chong_Optimal_wavelength_scale_2012.pdf748.27 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  23 August 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator