Bioinspiration, biomimetics, and bioreplication for harvesting solar energy

Akhlesh Lakhtakia, Raúl J. Martín-Palma

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Bioinspiration, biomimetics, and bioreplication are methodologies being researched to harvest solar energy. Dye-sensitized solar cells deploy artificial photosynthesis. Textured coatings reduce reflectance and enhance the angular catchment over a broad spectral regime.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2012
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529565
StatePublished - 2012
EventFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2012 - Rochester, NY, United States
Duration: Oct 14 2012Oct 18 2012

Publication series

NameFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2012


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FIO 2012
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityRochester, NY

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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