We examine the enhancement effects of switching from silver (Ag) nanoparticles (NPs)to nonresonant aluminium (Al) NPs on light absorption in a-Si solar cells. Al nanocubes on ITO spacer increase absorbed power by 24.3% over a cell with Ag nanocubes and 19.4% over a bare cell.

11th International Conference on Group IV Photonics, GFP 2014
Department of Electronics

Veenkamp, R. (Ryan), & Ye, W.N. (2014). ITO spacer for optimized plasmonic enhancement of aluminium nanocubes on a-Si solar cells. In IEEE International Conference on Group IV Photonics GFP (pp. 173–174). doi:10.1109/Group4.2014.6961975