3620847 is referenced by 20 patents and cites 8 patents.

A silicon solar cell array, having the substrate, the cell-supporting grid structure, the electrical connecting leads, the cell contacts, and the terminal connections all fabricated from low atomic material such as aluminum, beryllium, or magnesium, having glass, silicon oxide and anodized aluminum insulation; silicone adhesives; and having ultrasonic welded electrical connections provides a hardened silicon solar cell array that is relatively impervious to damage from space nuclear blast radiation.

Title
Silicon solar cell array hardened to space nuclear blast radiation
Application Number
04/821,594
Publication Number
3620847
Application Date
May 5, 1969
Publication Date
November 16, 1971
Inventor
Joseph F Wise
Agent
Robert Kern Duncan
Harry A Herbert Jr
Assignee
The United States of America represented by the
IPC
H01l 15/02
H01L 31/42
H01L 31/05
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