Enhancement of upconversion for photovoltaics with β-NaYF4: Er3+ and concentrating integrated optics

Georgios E. Arnaoutakis, Jose Marques-Hueso, Aruna Ivaturi, Karl W. Krämer, Tapas K. Mallick, Bryce S. Richards

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Abstract

The internal photoluminescence quantum yield of β-NaYF4:Er3+ is determined under broadband excitation and a photovoltaic-upconverter system with concentrating integrated optics is proposed to enhance the near-infrared response of silicon solar cells. Renewable Energy and the Environment Congress

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Nanostructures and Advanced Materials for Photovoltaics 2013
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)978-1-55752-986-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
EventOptical Nanostructures and Advanced Materials for Photovoltaics 2013 - Tucson, AZ, United States
Duration: 3 Nov 20137 Nov 2013

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOptical Society of America

Conference

ConferenceOptical Nanostructures and Advanced Materials for Photovoltaics 2013
Abbreviated titlePV 2013
CountryUnited States
CityTucson, AZ
Period3/11/137/11/13

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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