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Photovoltaic Light Management with Ordered and Disordered Metal and Dielectric Nanostructures

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Abstract

Enhanced light absorption in thin solar cells is mediated by light trapping nanostructures that generate resonant modes in spectral regions where the absorber is ‘optically thin’. We discuss the role of ordered versus disordered nanostructures in light trapping.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

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