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Karen Buechler
Alan W Weimer, Jaimee K Dahl, Allan A Lewandowski, Carl Bingham, Karen J Raska Buechler, Willy Grothe: Solar-thermal fluid-wall reaction processing. Regents of the University of Colorado, Midwest Research Institute, Greenlee Winner and Sullivan P C, April 25, 2006: US07033570 (52 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method for carrying out high temperature thermal dissociation reactions requiring rapid-heating and short residence times using solar energy. In particular, the present invention provides a method for carrying out high temperature thermal reactions such as dissociati ...


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Eduard Muljadi, Roger W Taylor: Apparatus and method for maximizing power delivered by a photovoltaic array. Midwest Research Institute, Edna M O Connor, Ken Richardson, May 5, 1998: US05747967 (165 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for maximizing the electric power output of a photovoltaic array connected to a battery where the voltage across the photovoltaic array is adjusted through a range of voltages to find the voltage across the photovoltaic array that maximizes the electric power generated by the ...


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David S Albin, Jeffrey J Carapella, John R Tuttle, Miguel A Contreras, Andrew M Gabor, Rommel Noufi, Andrew L Tennant: Recrystallization method to selenization of thin-film Cu(In,Ga)Se.sub.2 for semiconductor device applications. Midwest Research Institute, Edna M O Connor, July 25, 1995: US05436204 (137 worldwide citation)

A process for fabricating slightly Cu-poor thin-films of Cu(In,Ga)Se.sub.2 on a substrate for semiconductor device applications includes the steps of forming initially a slightly Cu-rich, phase separated, mixture of Cu(In,Ga)Se.sub.2 :Cu.sub.x Se on the substrate in solid form followed by exposure o ...


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Rommel Noufi, Andrew M Gabor, John R Tuttle, Andrew L Tennant, Miguel A Contreras, David S Albin, Jeffrey J Carapella: Method of fabricating high-efficiency Cu(In,Ga)(SeS).sub.2 thin films for solar cells. Midwest Research Institute, Edna M O Connor, August 15, 1995: US05441897 (119 worldwide citation)

A process for producing a slightly Cu-poor thin film of Cu(In,Ga)(Se,S).sub.2 comprises depositing a first layer of (In,Ga).sub.x (Se,S).sub.y followed by depositing just enough Cu+(Se,S) or Cu.sub.x (Se,S) to produce the desired slightly Cu-poor material. In a variation, most, but not all, (about 9 ...


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Eduard Muljadi: Variable speed wind turbine generator with zero-sequence filter. Midwest Research Institute, Ken Richardson, August 25, 1998: US05798632 (118 worldwide citation)

A variable speed wind turbine generator system to convert mechanical power into electrical power or energy and to recover the electrical power or energy in the form of three phase alternating current and return the power or energy to a utility or other load with single phase sinusoidal waveform at s ...


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Douglas L Schulz, Calvin J Curtis, David S Ginley: Solution synthesis of mixed-metal chalcogenide nanoparticles and spray deposition of precursor films. Midwest Research Institute, Ken Richardson, Paul J White, October 3, 2000: US06126740 (101 worldwide citation)

A colloidal suspension comprising metal chalcogenide nanoparticles and a volatile capping agent. The colloidal suspension is made by reacting a metal salt with a chalcogenide salt in an organic solvent to precipitate a metal chalcogenide, recovering the metal chalcogenide, and admixing the metal cha ...


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Jerry M Olson, Sarah R Kurtz, Daniel J Friedman: Multi-junction, monolithic solar cell using low-band-gap materials lattice matched to GaAs or Ge. Midwest Research Institute, Paul J White, August 28, 2001: US06281426 (98 worldwide citation)

A multi-junction, monolithic, photovoltaic solar cell device is provided for converting solar radiation to photocurrent and photovoltage with improved efficiency. The solar cell device comprises a plurality of semiconductor cells, i.e., active p/n junctions, connected in tandem and deposited on a su ...


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Jerry M Olson, Sarah R Kurtz: Tunnel junction multiple wavelength light-emitting diodes. Midwest Research Institute, Ken Richardson, November 24, 1992: US05166761 (93 worldwide citation)

A multiple wavelength LED having a monolithic cascade cell structure comprising at least two p-n junctions, wherein each of said at least two p-n junctions have substantially different band gaps, and electrical connector means by which said at least two p-n junctions may be collectively energized; a ...


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James P Diebold, John W Scahill, Helena L Chum, Robert J Evans, Bahman Rejai, Richard L Bain, Ralph P Overend: Process to convert biomass and refuse derived fuel to ethers and/or alcohols. Midwest Research Institute, Edna M O Connor, April 2, 1996: US05504259 (91 worldwide citation)

A process for conversion of a feedstock selected from the group consisting of biomass and refuse derived fuel (RDF) to provide reformulated gasoline components comprising a substantial amount of materials selected from the group consisting of ethers, alcohols, or mixtures thereof, comprising: drying ...


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Kannan Ramanathan, Falah S Hasoon, Sarah E Asher, James Dolan, James C Keane: solar cells prepared by vapor phase Zn doping, ZnO/Cu(InGa)Se. Midwest Research Institute, Paul J White, February 20, 2007: US07179677 (87 worldwide citation)

A process for making a thin film ZnO/Cu(InGa)Se2 solar cell without depositing a buffer layer and by Zn doping from a vapor phase, comprising: depositing Cu(InGa)Se2 layer on a metal back contact deposited on a glass substrate; heating the Cu(InGa)Se2 layer on the metal back contact on the glass sub ...



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