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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
STTR Phase I $99,275.00 1

Award List:

Metal-blacks for plasmonic enhancement of solar-cell efficiency

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: University of Central Florida
Principal Investigator: Chris Fredricksen, President
Award Amount: $99,275.00
RI Contact: Robert Peale
Abstract:
This Phase I STTR proposal will demonstrate nanostructured "metal-black" coatings to enhance absorption by thin film solar cells. The problem is that silicon has low absorption due to its indirect gap. The opportunity is that nano-scale metallic scattering centers increase the effective optical… More