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Advanced Optical Modeling of Thin-film Silicon Solar Cells with 1-D Periodic Gratings.

  • S. Solntsev (a1), O. Isabella (a1), D. Caratelli (a2), M. Kyriakou (a1), O. Yarovyi (a2) and M. Zeman (a1)...

Design of one-dimensional periodic gratings is investigated for enhancing the light absorption in thin-film silicon solar cells due to scattering at rough interfaces that are introduced into solar cells by the gratings. A rigorous full-wave analysis is carried out in order to determine the optical properties of amorphous and microcrystalline silicon solar cells in PIN and NIP configurations, respectively. Optimal geometrical parameters of 1-D gratings for maximizing photocurrent density in thin-film silicon solar cells are determined.

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