Optimization of an anti-reflective layer of solar panels based on ab initio calculations
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The optical properties of textured surfaces of silicon solar cells are investigated by computer modeling. In calculations, the finite difference time-domain (FDTD) method is used to solve the Maxwell equations. Optimal sizes and shape of the textured surface are determined for which the reflection coefficient reaches its minimum. A comparison with the experimental data available from the literature is performed.
Keywordsanti-reflective coatings textured coatings solar panels solar cell photovoltaics
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