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Title: Plasmonic nanostructures for conversion of optical power to electrical power

Abstract

A plasmoelectric device for conversion of optical power to direct current (DC) electrical power includes a first plasmonic nanostructure having a first resonance value and a second plasmonic nanostructure having a second resonance value. The first and second plasmonic nanostructures are electrically coupled and the first plasmonic nanostructure is configured to receive irradiation at a first irradiation value and the second plasmonic nanostructure is configured to receive irradiation at a second irradiation value, to induce charge transfer between the first and second plasmonic nanostructures.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
California Institute of Technology (CalTech), Pasadena, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1477191
Patent Number(s):
10075104
Application Number:
13/679,995
Assignee:
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (Pasadena, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B82 - NANOTECHNOLOGY B82Y - SPECIFIC USES OR APPLICATIONS OF NANOSTRUCTURES
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0001293
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Nov 16
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Sheldon, Matthew, and Atwater, Harry A. Plasmonic nanostructures for conversion of optical power to electrical power. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Sheldon, Matthew, & Atwater, Harry A. Plasmonic nanostructures for conversion of optical power to electrical power. United States.
Sheldon, Matthew, and Atwater, Harry A. Tue . "Plasmonic nanostructures for conversion of optical power to electrical power". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1477191.
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