parasitic absorption

parasitic absorption

[¦par·ə¦sid·ik əb′sȯrp·shən]
(nucleonics)
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Ag nanodiscs on the front side dielectric antireflection coating (ARC) of silicon-based solar cells resulted in an improved light absorption but no efficiency increase, due to parasitic absorption in the nanoparticles and destructive interferences.