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Nature Photonics volume 8, pages 431432 (2014) | Download Citation

A high energy conversion efficiency and a low fabrication cost are required to make the widespread implementation of solar cells attractive. Researchers are striving to enhance cell performance by developing heterojunction techniques, introducing photonic-crystal structures and proposing new device designs.

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  1. Noriaki Horiuchi is at Nature Photonics, 2-37 Ichigayatamachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-0843, Japan

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