Abstract

We demonstrate effective mode coupling by light scattering from periodic Ag nanoparticle arrays printed onto a completed anti-reflection-coated thin-film a-Si:H solar cell. The photocurrent is enhanced by 10% compared to a flat reference cell.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

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