Plasmonic nanocavity arrays for enhanced efficiency in organic photovoltaic cells

Nathan C. Lindquist, Wade A. Luhman, Russell J. Holmes, Sang Hyun Oh

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Abstract

Photovoltaic cells suffer an efficiency trade-off: thicker cells absorb more light, but the photo-generated excitons may recombine before dissociation, limiting the photo-current. With subwavelength confinement of the incident light, plasmonic nanocavities can overcome this limitation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication21st Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, LEOS 2008
Pages413-414
Number of pages2
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008
Event21st Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, LEOS 2008 - Newport Beach, CA, United States
Duration: Nov 9 2008Nov 13 2008

Publication series

NameConference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS
ISSN (Print)1092-8081

Other

Other21st Annual Meeting of the IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society, LEOS 2008
CountryUnited States
CityNewport Beach, CA
Period11/9/0811/13/08

Keywords

  • Organic photovoltaics
  • Plasmon cavity
  • Plasmonic solar cells

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