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Title: Light trapping in thin film solar cells using textured photonic crystal

A solar cell includes a photoactive region that receives light. A photonic crystal is coupled to the photoactive region, wherein the photonic crystal comprises a distributed Bragg reflector (DBR) for trapping the light.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [4]
  1. Somerville, MA
  2. Concord, MA
  3. Amesbury, MA
  4. Cambridge, MA
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
985862
Report Number(s):
7,482,532
US patent applicaiton 11/194,717
DOE Contract Number:
XAT-2-31605-07
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY