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2012 | 1 | 42-49
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Increasing Photovoltaic Power by Noise Induced
Coherence Between Intermediate Band States

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It has been shown that efficiency of a photovoltaic cell can be
enhanced in the presence of intermediate levels in a semiconductor
band gap. However the practical realization of this
concept is difficult due to low absorption by the intermediate
levels. We show that it is possible to significantly increase
photon absorption and generate more power utilizing noise
induced quantum coherence between intermediate electronic
states which is created due to interference among the absorption
pathways. We discuss possible experimental demonstration
of this effect using confined electronic-hole states in self
assembled quantum dots.
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1
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42-49
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Dates
received
18 - 04 - 2013
online
19 - 07 - 2013
accepted
3 - 5 - 2013
Contributors
  • Texas A&M University, College Station TX 77843, kdorfman@uci.edu
  • Princeton University, Princeton NJ 08544
  • University of California, Irvine, CA 92697-2025
  • Texas A&M University, College Station TX 77843
  • Princeton University, Princeton NJ 08544
  • Texas A&M University, College Station TX 77843
  • Princeton University, Princeton NJ 08544
  • Baylor University, Waco, TX 76706
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bwmeta1.element.-psjd-doi-10_2478_coph-2013-0002
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