Affiliation: University of Florence
- Photon management in two-dimensional disordered mediaKevin Vynck
European Laboratory for Non Linear Spectroscopy LENS, University of Florence, Via Nello Carrara 1, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino FI, Italy
Nat Mater 11:1017-22. 2012..Our findings, which are applicable to all waves, are particularly suited for improving the absorption efficiency of thin-film solar cells and can provide a new approach for high-extraction-efficiency light-emitting diodes...
- Holey random walks: optics of heterogeneous turbid compositesTomas Svensson
European Laboratory for Non Linear Spectroscopy, University of Florence, Via Nello Carrara 1, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Firenze, Italy
Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 87:022120. 2013..Our results are relevant to the optics of heterogeneous systems in general and represent an important step forward in the understanding of media with strong (fractal) heterogeneity in particular...
- Light transport and localization in two-dimensional correlated disorderGaurasundar M Conley
European Laboratory for Non Linear Spectroscopy LENS, University of Florence, Via Nello Carrara 1, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy and Physics Department, University of Fribourg, Chemin du Musee 3, 1700 Fribourg, Switzerland
Phys Rev Lett 112:143901. 2014..This study therefore shows that disorder engineering can offer fine control over light transport and localization in planar geometries, which may open new opportunities in both fundamental and applied photonics research. ..
- Engineering of light confinement in strongly scattering disordered mediaFrancesco Riboli
1 European Laboratory for Non linear Spectroscopy, Via N Carrara 1, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino FI, Italy 2 Department of Physics, University of Florence, Via G Sansone 1, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino FI, Italy 3
Nat Mater 13:720-5. 2014....
- Weak localization of light in superdiffusive random systemsMatteo Burresi
European Laboratory for Non Linear Spectroscopy LENS, Sesto Fiorentino FI, Italy
Phys Rev Lett 108:110604. 2012..Experimental results are in good agreement with theory and allow us to unveil the light propagation inside a finite-size superdiffusive system...
- Enhanced downconversion of UV light by resonant scattering of aluminum nanoparticlesRajeshkumar Mupparapu
European Laboratory for Non Linear Spectroscopy LENS, University of Florence, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
Opt Lett 37:368-70. 2012..The strategy can be applied in general to increase the emission of UV-absorbing constituents, and is of particular use for solar energy...