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Saturday, March 07, 2015

Let More Light In - Reflection

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'total internal reflection' ?

tungsten oxide 
has a 
high refractive
 index

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The researcher's cells use iron oxide and tungsten oxide to do the light-capturing. Iron oxide absorbs visible light and tungsten oxide absorbs ultraviolet. Also tungsten oxide has a high refractive index. This means that light finds it hard to escape once it is inside a piece of tungsten oxide because it is bounced back and forth by a phenomenon called total internal reflection, increasing the chance it will be absorbed. p.78.
Source:
Solar Cells: Tiny Balls of Fire, The Economist, June 28th-July 4th 2014, 411: 8893, 78-79.
http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21605868-how-gather-more-light-solar-power-tiny-balls-fire

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