LIGHT TRAPPING OPTICAL COVER

  • US 20140158199A1
  • Filed: 02/14/2014
  • Published: 06/12/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/21/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An optical cover for use in an immediately adjacent position to a top surface of a light harvesting device, comprising:

  • a layer of optically transmissive material including a plurality of discrete light deflecting means spaced apart from each other,wherein each of the plurality of light deflecting means is configured to alter the transversal propagation direction of light incident onto said light harvesting device and communicate said light a generally greater propagation angle with respect to a surface normal than a pre-defined critical angle.

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