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Dielectric metasurfaces for light
management in photovoltaics

Verena Neder

We design and
fabricate dielectric
metasurfaces
that create
(tandem) solar
cells with coloured
appearance and
enhanced efficiency

1. Introduction

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2.Efficient colored silicon
solar modules using
integrated resonant dielectric
nanoscatterers

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3. Colored solar modules
using integrated pixelated
resonant dielectric
nanoscatterer arrays

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4. Combined metagratings
for efficient broad-angle
scattering metasurface

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5. Resonant metagratings for
spectral and angular control
of light for colored rooftop
photovoltaics

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6. Visible light, wide-angle
graded metasurface
for back reflection
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7. Detailed-balance efficiency
limits of two-terminal
perovskite/silicon tandem solar
cells with planar and Lambertian
spectral splitters

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8. Four-terminal perovskite/
silicon tandem solar cell with
integrated Mie-resonant
spectral splitter metagrating

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9. Summary, acknowledgements and biography

10. Full thesis

Promotors
Prof. Dr. Albert Polman
(NWO-Institute AMOLF, University of Amsterdam)
Prof. Dr. Andrea Alu
(City University of New York)
PhD ceremony

March 25, 2021
13.00 hrs.

Agnietenkapel
University of Amsterdam

This work is part of the
Light Management in
New Photovoltaics Materials
(LMPV) program at
NWO-Institute AMOLF, and the
University of Amsterdam,
the Netherlands

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