In wafer-based and thin-film photovoltaic (PV) devices, the management of light is a crucial aspect of optimization since trapping sunlight in active parts of PV devices is essential for efficient energy conversions. Optical modeling and simulation enable efficient analysis and optimization of the optical situation in optoelectronic and PV devices.
PRINCIPLES: Optical Properties and Modeling Approaches. One-Dimensional Semi-Coherent Optical Modeling. Input and Output Parameters. Two- and Three-Dimensional Optical Modeling. APPLICATIONS: One-Dimensional Optical Simulations. Two-Dimensional Optical Simulations. Index.