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Renewables > Solar Photovoltaics

Nanostructured Metal-Organic Composite Solar Cells

Start Date: September 2005
Status: Completed

Investigators

Mark Brongersma, Department of Materials Science and Engineering; Peter Peumans and Shanhui Fan, Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

Annual Reports

Publications

  • S. Fujimori, R. Dinyari, J.-Y. Lee and P. Peumans, “Plasmonic light concentration in organic solar cells,” accepted in Nanoletters 2009.
  • S. Fujimori, R. Dinyari and P. Peumans, “Electrically-assisted aerosol deposition of metal nanoparticles,” in preparation 2009.
  • P. B. Catrysse and S. Fan, Connecting the dispersion of the coaxial plasmonic structure and the planar metal-insulator-metal geomtry, Appl. Phys. Lett., submitted 2009.
  • J.-Y. Lee and P. Peumans, “The origin of enhanced optical absorption in plasmonic solar cells with spherical metal nanoparticles,” submitted 2009.
  • M. Agrawal and P. Peumans, “The limits to light trapping in the sub-wavelength optical domain,” submitted 2009.
  • M. Agrawal and P. Peumans, “A very efficient light harvesting scheme for thinfilm photovoltaics,” submitted 2009.
  • Barnard, E. S., J. S. White, A. Chandran, and M. L. Brongersma. “Spectral properties of plasmonic resonator antennas.” Optics Express, Vol. 16, No. 21, pp. 16529-16537, doi:10.1364/OE.16.016529 (2008).
  • P. B. Catrysse and S. Fan, “Near-complete transmission through sub-wavelength hole arrays in phonon-polariton thin films”, Physical Review B 75, 075422 (2007).
  • P. B. Catrysse and S. Fan, Enlarging the bandwidth of nanoscale propagating plasmonic modes in deep sub-wavelength cylindrical holes, Appl. Phys. Lett. 91:18, 181118 (2007).
  • P. B. Catrysse and S. Fan, Propagating plasmonic modes and its implications for extraordinary transmission, J. Nanophotonics 2, 021790 (2008). (Invited paper)
  • S. Fujimori, R. Dinyari, J.-Y. Lee and P. Peumans, “Plasmonic light concentration in organic solar cells,” accepted in Nanoletters.
  • S. Fujimori, R. Dinyari and P. Peumans, “Electrically-assisted aerosol deposition of metal nanoparticles,” in preparation.
  • Edward S. Barnard, Justin S. White, Anu Chandran, and Mark L. Brongersma, “A Fabry-Perot model for plasmonics antennas,” in preparation.Updated February 2011