Blazed-grating spectrum splitter for harvesting solar energy

L. Fan, P. B. Monk, Akhlesh Lakhtakia

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Abstract

If solar radiation can split into beams diffracted in different directions depending on the wavelength of the light, solar energy may be harvested efficiently using different photovoltaic solar cells optimised for different spectral regimes. Simulations based on the solution of the Maxwell equations lead to an optimal blazed-grating spectrum splitter.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)387-388
Number of pages2
JournalElectronics Letters
Volume52
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 3 2016

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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