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Garo Khanarian Charles Szmanda
Garo Khanarian, Nicola Pugliano, Charles R Szmanda, Jae Hyung Yi: Thin film photovoltaic cell. Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, September 29, 2011: US20110232758-A1

A thin film photovoltaic cell is provided having a substrate; a back contact provided on the substrate; a p-type semiconductor absorber layer provided on the back contact; a n-type semiconductor layer provided on the p-type semiconductor absorber layer; a dielectric organic material layer provided o ...


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Bulent M Basol, Vijay K Kapur: Method and making group IIB metal - telluride films and solar cells. International Solar Electric Technology, David W Collins, August 21, 1990: US04950615 (85 worldwide citation)

A technique is disclosed forming thin films (13) of group IIB metal-telluride, such as Cd.sub.x Zn.sub.1-x Te (0.ltoreq.x.ltoreq.1), on a substrate (10) which comprises depositing Te (18) and at least one of the elements (19) of Cd, Zn, and Hg onto a substrate and then heating the elements to form t ...


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Lawrence F Curtin: Method of making photovoltaic device. Richard C Litman, December 12, 2000: US06160215 (62 worldwide citation)

A thin film photovoltaic cell product made with a removable adhesive backing, whereby the product can be adhered like a bumper sticker to glass or to other suitable substrate at the site of installation. The process includes the binding together of a first layer of photovoltaic material deposited on ...


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Howard W H Lee: Method and structure for adhesion of absorber material for thin film photovoltaic cell. Stion Corporation, Kilpatrick Townsend and Stockton, June 14, 2011: US07960204 (55 worldwide citation)

A method for forming a thin film photovoltaic device includes providing a transparent substrate comprising a surface region and forming a first electrode layer overlying the surface region. The method further includes forming a thin layer of copper gallium material overlying the first electrode laye ...


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Howard W H Lee: Sulfide species treatment of thin film photovoltaic cell and manufacturing method. Stion Corporation, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, August 23, 2011: US08003430 (49 worldwide citation)

A method for forming a thin film photovoltaic device. The method includes providing a transparent substrate comprising a surface region, forming a first electrode layer overlying the surface region, forming a copper layer overlying the first electrode layer and forming an indium layer overlying the ...


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Daniel Luch: Substrate structures for integrated series connected photovoltaic arrays and process of manufacture of such arrays. August 20, 1996: US05547516 (48 worldwide citation)

A substrate structure for manufacturing series interconnected photovoltaic cells comprises repetitive sheets of electrically conductive polymer resin joined by first narrow strips of insulating material. A second narrow dividing strip of insulating material is positioned on the top surface of each e ...


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Howard W H Lee: Bulk sodium species treatment of thin film photovoltaic cell and manufacturing method. Stion Corporation, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, August 30, 2011: US08008110 (47 worldwide citation)

A method for forming a thin film photovoltaic device is provided. The method includes providing a transparent substrate comprising a surface region. A first electrode layer is formed overlying the surface region. A chalcopyrite material is formed overlying the first electrode layer. In a specific em ...


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Howard W H Lee: Bulk copper species treatment of thin film photovoltaic cell and manufacturing method. Stion Corporation, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, August 30, 2011: US08008111 (47 worldwide citation)

A method for forming a thin film photovoltaic device. The method includes providing a transparent substrate comprising a surface region. A first electrode layer is formed overlying the surface region. A copper layer is formed overlying the first electrode layer and an indium layer is formed overlyin ...


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Howard W H Lee: Bulk chloride species treatment of thin film photovoltaic cell and manufacturing method. Stion Corporation, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, August 30, 2011: US08008112 (47 worldwide citation)

A method for forming a thin film photovoltaic device. The method includes providing a transparent substrate comprising a surface region. A first electrode layer is formed overlying the surface region. A copper layer is formed overlying the first electrode layer and an indium layer is formed overlyin ...


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Masatoshi Tabei, Kazuhiro Kawaziri, Yosuke Nakajima: Thin film photovoltaic cell and a method of manufacturing the same. Fuji Photo Film, Sughrue Rothwell Mion Zinn and Macpeak, November 4, 1980: US04231808 (47 worldwide citation)

An improved type of thin film photovoltaic cell can be produced by forming a thin layer of n-type CdTe up to 2 micron thick on a conductive support, heat-treating the CdTe layer at 80.degree. to 210.degree. C. for 20 to 180 minutes, and providing on the free surface of the heat-treated CdTe layer a ...