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Black silicon UV photodiodes achieve>130% external quantum efficiency

  title={Black silicon UV photodiodes achieve>130\% external quantum efficiency},
  author={M. Garin and Juha Heinonen and Lutz Werner and Toni P. Pasanen and Ville Vahanissi and Antti Haarahiltunen and Mikko A. Juntunen and Hele Savin},
At present ultraviolet sensors are utilized in numerous fields ranging from various spectroscopy applications via biotechnical innovations to industrial process control. Despite of this, the performance of current UV sensors is surprisingly poor. Here, we break the theoretical Shockley-Queisser limit and demonstrate a device with a certified external quantum efficiency (EQE) above 130% in UV range without external amplification. The record high performance is obtained using a nanostructured… 

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