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
PublisherOSA Publishing
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
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityTucson, AZ
Period3/11/137/11/13

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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