IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Advanced upconverter systems with spectral and geometric concentration for high upconversion efficiencies

2008 Conference on Optoelectronic and Microelectronic Materials and Devices (COMMAD'08)

Author(s): J.C. Goldschmidt ; P. Loper ; S. Fischer ; S. Janz ; M. Peters ; S.W. Glunz ; G. Willeke ; E. Lifshitz ; K. Kramer ; D. Biner
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 July 2008
Conference Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Conference Date: 28 July 2008
Page(s): 307 - 311
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4244-2717-8
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-2716-1
ISSN (Paper): 1097-2137
DOI: 10.1109/COMMAD.2008.4802153
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