Empirical Comparison of Random and Periodic Surface Light-Trapping Structures for Ultrathin Silicon Photovoltaics

2016-06-01
BRANHAM, Matthew
HSU, WeiCsun
Yerci, Selçuk
LOOMİS, James
BORİSKİNA, Svetlana
HOARD, Brittany
HAN, Sang Eon
EBONG, Abasifreke
CHEN, Gang
Pyramidal light-trapping structures of a range of length scales — and both periodic and random arrangements — are shown to yield similarly high absorption in thin film crystalline silicon photovoltaics. Through the combination of results from experiment and simulation, the trade-off between absorption effectiveness and ease of fabrication of various pyramidal light-trapping structures is investigated for application in thin-film crystalline silicon solar cells.
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M. BRANHAM et al., “Empirical Comparison of Random and Periodic Surface Light-Trapping Structures for Ultrathin Silicon Photovoltaics,” pp. 858–863, 2016, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/32648.