Dr. Emily Kosten

Alumni - Research and National Labs


Dr. Kosten received her Ph.D. in Physics in 2014. Her Ph.D. research in the Atwater group focused on optical design and the thermodynamic limits of solar cell efficiency. Upon her completion at Caltech, she joined the technical staff of MIT Lincoln Laboratory.

Available Publications

The Polyhedral Specular Reflector: A Spectrum-Splitting Multijunction Design to Achieve Ultrahigh (>50%) Solar Module Efficiencies

Carissa N. Eisler, Cristofer A. Flowers, Emily C. Warmann, John V. Lloyd, Pilar Espinet-Gonzalez, Sunita Darbe , Michelle S. Dee, Matthew D. Escarra, Emily D. Kosten, Weijun Zhou, and Harry A. Atwater
IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics (2018) - Photovoltaics

Limiting Light Escape Angle in Silicon Photovoltaics: Ideal and Realistic Cells

Emily D. Kosten, Bonna K. Newman, John V. Lloyd, Albert Polman, and Harry A. Atwater
IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics (2015) - Photovoltaics

Experimental Demonstration of Enhanced Photon Recycling in Angle-Restricted GaAs Solar Cells

Emily D. Kosten, Brendan M. Kayes, and Harry A. Atwater
Energy & Environmental Science (2014) - Photovoltaics

Nanophotonic Design Principles for Ultrahigh Efficiency Photovoltaics

Harry Atwater, Albert Polman, Emily Kosten, Dennis Callahan, Pierpaolo Spinelli, Carissa Eisler, Matthew Escarra, Emily Warmann, and Cristofer Flowers
AIP Conference Proceedings (2013) - Photovoltaics

Spectrum Splitting Photovoltaics: Polyhedral Specular Reflector Design for Ultra-High Efficiency Modules

Carissa N. Eisler, Emily D. Kosten, Emily C. Warmann, and Harry A. Atwater
39th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (2013) - Photovoltaics