Light trapping in periodically textured amorphous silicon thin film solar cells using realistic interface morphologies

Jovanov V, Palanchoke U, Magnus P, Stiebig H, Hüpkes J, Sichanugrist P, Konagai M, Wiesendanger S, Rockstuhl C, Knipp D (2013)
Optics express 21(S4): A595-A606.

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The influence of realistic interface morphologies on light trapping in amorphous silicon thin-film solar cells with periodic surface textures is studied. Realistic interface morphologies are obtained by a 3D surface coverage algorithm using the substrate morphology and layer thicknesses as input parameters. Finite difference time domain optical simulations are used to determine the absorption in the individual layers of the thin-film solar cell. The influence of realistic interface morphologies on light trapping is determined by using solar cells structures with the same front and back contact morphologies as a reference. Finally the optimal surface textures are derived.
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Jovanov V, Palanchoke U, Magnus P, et al. Light trapping in periodically textured amorphous silicon thin film solar cells using realistic interface morphologies. Optics express. 2013;21(S4):A595-A606.
Jovanov, V., Palanchoke, U., Magnus, P., Stiebig, H., Hüpkes, J., Sichanugrist, P., Konagai, M., et al. (2013). Light trapping in periodically textured amorphous silicon thin film solar cells using realistic interface morphologies. Optics express, 21(S4), A595-A606.
Jovanov, V., Palanchoke, U., Magnus, P., Stiebig, H., Hüpkes, J., Sichanugrist, P., Konagai, M., Wiesendanger, S., Rockstuhl, C., and Knipp, D. (2013). Light trapping in periodically textured amorphous silicon thin film solar cells using realistic interface morphologies. Optics express 21, A595-A606.
Jovanov, V., et al., 2013. Light trapping in periodically textured amorphous silicon thin film solar cells using realistic interface morphologies. Optics express, 21(S4), p A595-A606.
V. Jovanov, et al., “Light trapping in periodically textured amorphous silicon thin film solar cells using realistic interface morphologies”, Optics express, vol. 21, 2013, pp. A595-A606.
Jovanov, V., Palanchoke, U., Magnus, P., Stiebig, H., Hüpkes, J., Sichanugrist, P., Konagai, M., Wiesendanger, S., Rockstuhl, C., Knipp, D.: Light trapping in periodically textured amorphous silicon thin film solar cells using realistic interface morphologies. Optics express. 21, A595-A606 (2013).
Jovanov, Vladislav, Palanchoke, Ujwol, Magnus, Philipp, Stiebig, Helmut, Hüpkes, Jürgen, Sichanugrist, Porponth, Konagai, Makoto, Wiesendanger, Samuel, Rockstuhl, Carsten, and Knipp, Dietmar. “Light trapping in periodically textured amorphous silicon thin film solar cells using realistic interface morphologies”. Optics express 21.S4 (2013): A595-A606.
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