Chapter 14Efficient Absorption of Sunlight Using Resonant Nanoparticles for Solar Heat Applications

Satoshi Ishii1, Kai Chen1, Ramu P. Sugavaneshwar1, Hideo Okuyama2, Thang D. Dao1, Satish L. Shinde1, Manpreet Kaur1,3, Masahiro Kitajima1 and Tadaaki Nagao1,3

1International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA), National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), 1-1 Namiki, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0044, Japan

2Research Center for Functional Materials, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), 1-2-1 Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0044, Japan

3Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Science, Department of Condensed Matter Physics, Kita 10, Nishi-8, Kita-ku, Sapporo, 060-0810, Japan

14.1 Introduction

When we walk outside on a sunny ...

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