Photonic metamaterial absorber designs for infrared solar-cell applications

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2010
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Proceedings of SPIE
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7772
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We propose a metamaterial based absorber design that operates at the infrared regime. The absorption peak was 83.6%. We can incorporate solar-cell layers inside the metamaterial absorber in order to significantly increase solar-cell efficiency. © 2010 SPIE.

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Metamaterials, Resonant absorption, Solar energy, Absorber design, Absorption peaks, Photonic metamaterials, Resonant absorption, Solar-cell applications, Absorption, Electronic equipment, Energy conversion, Metamaterials, Solar absorbers, Solar cells, Solar radiation, Solar energy
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