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Transparent Plasmonic Nanogrid Electrodes for Absorption Enhancement in Thin-film Organic Photovoltaics
SUMMARY Within solar cells the research focus is on decreasing cost, increasing efficiency and increasing the lifetime to make them competitive to fossil fuels. One of the ways to accomplish these objectives are to decrease the size and processing required but there has been issues with absorption while attempting certain methods. In addition, indi...
Published: 10/1/2015   |   Inventor(s): Filbert Bartoli, Beibei Zeng
Keywords(s): Nanoporous, Nanotechnology, Optical Elements
Category(s): Electronics
Fiber Optic Connector With Micro-Alignable Sensing Fiber And Associated Fabrication Method
SUMMARY A fiber optic connector and an associated fabrication method where the connector has a connector housing having a base side, a and pair of sidewalls upstanding from the base side that are spaced apart in relation to each other, and each of the housing sidewalls define at least one aperture through which optical signals can be transmitted i...
Published: 10/3/2012   |   Inventor(s): John Haake
Keywords(s): Optical Elements, Optics
Category(s): Electronics, Optical Networking and Sensors
Plasmonic Mach-Zehnder Interferometer for Optical Fiber
SUMMARY Nanoplasmonic structures are believed to be promising for high throughput and low cost sensing applications; however there are no products on the market that can offer this capability. As such, Lehigh University has attempted to offer a solution by investigating methods to integrate plasmonic Mach-Zehnder Interferometery in an optical fiber...
Published: 9/28/2012   |   Inventor(s): Qiaoqiang Gan, Filbert Bartoli, Yongkang Gao, Haifeng Hu
Keywords(s): Optical Elements, Optics
Category(s): Electronics, Optical Networking and Sensors