Title

Photovoltaic Micro-Cell Design for Distributed Power-over-Fibre Optimized for 850nm & 980nm

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publisher

ACOFTAOS

Faculty

Computing, Health and Science

School

Engineering (SOE)/Centre for Communications Engineering Research

RAS ID

10540

Comments

This article was originally published as: Allwood, G. A., Wild, G. , & Hinckley, S. (2010). Photovoltaic Micro-Cell Design for Distributed Power-over-Fibre Optimized for 850nm & 980nm. Proceedings of Congress of the Australian Institute of Physics. Melbourne, Victoria. ACOFTAOS. Conference website available here.

Abstract

We present a new study of power over optical fibre, using siliconbased photovoltaic micro-cells. The thickness of the micro-cells is optimized for incident light of 850nm and 980nm producing efficiencies of up to 43%.