Publications

Journal papers

2010

Maximized optical absorption in ultrathin films and its application to plasmon-based two-dimensional photovoltaics, C. Hägglund, S.P. Apell, B. Kasemo, Nano Lett. 10, 3135 (2010).
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/nl101929j.

Resource efficient plasmon-based 2D-photovoltaics with reflective support C. Hägglund, S.P. Apell, Opt. Express 18, A343 (2010).
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?uri=oe-18-103-A343

Excitation of multiple dipole surface plasmon resonances in spherical silver nanoparticles, B. Niesen, B.P. Rand, P. Van Dorpe, H. Shen, B. Maes, J. Genoe, P. Heremans, Opt. Express, 18, 19032-19038 (2010).
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-18-19032

2011

Resonant SPP modes supported by discrete metal nanoparticles on high-index substrates, F.J. Beck, E. Verhagen, S. Mokkapati, A. Polman, K.R. Catchpole, Opt. Express, 18, A146-A156 (2011).
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-S2-A146

The effect of dielectric spacer thickness on surface plasmon enhanced solar cells for front and rear side depositions, S. Pillai, F.J. Beck, K.R. Catchpole, Z. Ouyang, M.A. Green, J. Appl. Phys. 109, 073105 (2011).
http://link.aip.org/link/doi/10.1063/1.3567299

Bridging electromagnetic and carrier transport calculations for three-dimensional modelling of plasmonic solar cells, X. Li, N.P. Hylton, V. Giannini, K.-H. Lee, N.J. Ekins-Daukes, S.A. Maier, Opt. Express, 19, A888-A896 (2011).
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-104-A888

Light trapping with plasmonic particles: beyond the dipole model, F.J. Beck, S. Mokkapati, K.R. Catchpole, Opt. Express, 19, 25230-25241 (2011).
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-25-25230

2012

Front side plasmonic effect on thin silicon epitaxial solar cells, O. El Daif, L. Tong, B. Figeys, K. Van Nieuwenhuysen, A. Dmitriev, P. Van Dorpe, I. Gordon, F. Dross, Sol. Energ. Mat. Sol. Cells, 104, 58 (2012).
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0927024812002346

Near-field interactions between metal nanoparticle surface plasmons and molecular excitons. Part I: Absorption, B. Niesen, B.P. Rand, P. Van Dorpe, D. Cheyns, H. Shen, B. Maes, P. Heremans, J. Phys. Chem. C., 116, 24206 (2012).
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jp305892e

Near-field interactions between metal nanoparticle surface plasmons and molecular excitons. Part II: Emission, B. Niesen, B.P. Rand, P. Van Dorpe, E. Fron, M. Van der Auweraer, P. Heremans, J. Phys. Chem. C., 116, 24215 (2012).
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jp3058965

Resonant enhancement of dielectric and metal nanoparticle arrays for light trapping in solar cells, E. Wang, T.P. White, and K.R. Catchpole, Opt. Express, 20, 13226-13237 (2012).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.013226

2013

Multi-dimensional modeling of solar cells with electromagnetic and carrier transport calculations, X. Li, N.P. Hylton, V. Giannini, K.-H. Lee, N.J. Ekins-Daukes, S.A. Maier, Prog. Photovolt: Res. Appl., 21, 109 (2013).
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pip.2159/abstract

Plasmonic efficiency enhancement of high performance organic solar cells with a nanostructured rear electrode, B. Niesen, B.P. Rand, P. Van Dorpe, D. Cheyns, L. Tong, A. Dmitriev, P. Heremans, Adv. Energy Mater., 3, 145 (2013).
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/aenm.201200289/abstract

Effect of Nanoparticle Size Distribution on the Performance of Plasmonic Thin-Film Solar Cells: Monodisperse Versus Multidisperse Arrays, S. Mokkapati, T. Soderstrom, S. Varlamov, K.R. Catchpole, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 3, 267 (2013).
http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumber=6298922

Light trapping with titanium dioxide diffraction gratings fabricated by nanoimprinting, E.-C. Wang, S. Mokkapati, T.P. White, T. Soderstrom, S. Varlamov, K.R. Catchpole, Prog. Photovolt: Res. Appl., doi: 10.1002/pip.2294 (2012).
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pip.2294/abstract