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Antireflective coatings for multijunction solar cells under wide-angle ray bundles.
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PMID:  22453483     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Two important aspects must be considered when optimizing antireflection coatings (ARCs) for multijunction solar cells to be used in concentrators: the angular light distribution over the cell created by the particular concentration system and the wide spectral bandwidth the solar cell is sensitive to. In this article, a numerical optimization procedure and its results are presented. The potential efficiency enhancement by means of ARC optimization is calculated for several concentrating PV systems. In addition, two methods for ARCs direct characterization are presented. The results of these show that real ARCs slightly underperform theoretical predictions.
Authors:
Marta Victoria; César Domínguez; Ignacio Antón; Gabriel Sala
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Optics express     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1094-4087     ISO Abbreviation:  Opt Express     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-03-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101137103     Medline TA:  Opt Express     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  8136-47     Citation Subset:  IM    
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