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Batteries: thermoelectric and photoelectric June archive of inventions by patent app class 06/07Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 06/28/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archive of inventions by patent app class
20070144573 - Thermoelectric conversion element and thermoelectric conversion module: The present invention provides a thermoelectric element in which a thin film of p-type thermoelectric material and a thin film of n-type thermoelectric material, which are formed on an electrically insulating substrate, are electrically connected, in which the p-type thermoelectric material and the n-type thermoelectric material are selected from specific... Agent: Armstrong, Kratz, Quintos, Hanson & Brooks, LLP
20070144574 - Solar battery system and thermoelectric hybrid solar battery system: A solar battery system with an improved effect of utilizing solar energy and a thermoelectric hybrid type solar battery system for furthermore recovering heat energy are provided. It is configured to include a solar battery panel 1 receiving sunlight at a light receiving surface 1a and supplying electricity generated by... Agent: Arent Fox PLLC
20070144575 - Supported pv module assembly: A supported PV assembly may include a PV module comprising a PV panel and PV module supports including module supports having a support surface supporting the module, a module registration member engaging the PV module to properly position the PV module on the module support, and a mounting element. In... Agent: Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld LLP
20070144576 - Photovoltaic module and use: A photovoltaic module comprising one or more photovoltaic cells packaged between a light-facing layer and a backside layer, wherein the light-facing layer comprises antimony-doped glass.... Agent: Mcglew & Tuttle, PC
20070144578 - Means and method for electrically connecting photovoltaic cells in a solar module: A connector and method for electrically connecting adjacent solar cells together in a solar module. The terminals of the cells are connected with individual lengths of an electrically conductive material such as an electrically conductive metal ribbon. A substantial portion of the mid section of the ribbons remain unsoldered to... Agent: Carol Wilson Bp America Inc.
20070144577 - Solar cell with physically separated distributed electrical contacts: A photovoltaic apparatus has a semiconductor photovoltaic cell structure having a front surface and a back surface provided by respectively doped portions of semiconductor material forming a photovoltaic junction. A plurality of separate electrical contacts is embedded in the front side surface of the respective one of the portions of... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20070144579 - Photovoltaic device: Provided is a photovoltaic device with an organic buffer layer for efficiency improvement. The photovoltaic device includes a first electrode and a second electrode disposed opposite to each other, a photoactive layer disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode, and a buffer layer disposed between the photoactive layer... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell Suite 30006/21/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archive of inventions by patent app class
20070137684 - Method and article of manufacture corresponding to a composite comprised of ultra nanocrystalline diamond, metal, and other nanocarbons useful for thermoelectric and other applications: One provides (101) disperse ultra-nanocrystalline diamond powder material that comprises a plurality of substantially ordered crystallites that are each sized no larger than about 10 nanometers. One then reacts (102) these crystallites with a metallic component. The resultant nanowire is then able to exhibit a desired increase with respect to... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin And Flannery
20070137685 - Solar power-operated cooling helmet: A solar power-operated cooling helmet is disclosed to include a helmet body, a flat solar cell module mounted in the top wall of the helmet body for converting the energy of sunlight into electric energy, a thermoelectric cooling module mounted in the helmet and electrically connected to the power output... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20070137686 - Differential temperature energy harvesting in a fuel cell powered underwater vehicle: A method and apparatus for harvesting energy in a fuel cell powered vehicle has first and second energy harvesting elements with at least two ends, the first end being electrically insulated from and in thermal communication with a high temperature reservoir associated with the fuel cell, the second end being... Agent: Paul J. Esatto, Jr. Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser
20070137687 - Thermoelectric tunnelling device: Methods and apparatuses for making a thermotunneling device. A method in accordance with the present invention comprises metal/semiconductor or semiconductor/semiconductor bonded material combinations that allows current flow between a hot plate and a cold plate of a thermoelectric device, and interrupting a flow of phonons between the hot plate and... Agent: Gates & Cooper LLP
20070137689 - Connection device having a diode for connecting an electrical conductor to a connecting lead: A connection device for connecting at least one electrical conductor to at least one connecting lead includes a connector housing having at least one connecting lead receiving through-hole and at least one electrical conductor receiving through-hole. An intermediate connection arrangement is arranged in the connector housing and has a first... Agent: Barley Snyder, LLC
20070137688 - Photovoltaic power generator: A photovoltaic power generator which outputs power generated by a solar battery panel through a DC-DC converter detects a time point at which a time differentiation value of output voltage of the solar battery panel substantially becomes zero, obtains power variation from the output power of the solar battery panel... Agent: Ndq&m Watchstone LLP
20070137690 - Method and apparatus for concentrating light: An apparatus for obtaining radiant energy has first and second photovoltaic receivers. A primary curved reflective surface is disposed to reflect incident polychromatic radiation toward a first focal plane. A spectral separator is disposed between the first focal plane and the primary curved reflective surface. The spectral separator has a... Agent: Corning Incorporated
20070137691 - Light collector and concentrator: An apparatus for obtaining radiant energy from a polychromatic radiant energy source has a spectral separator with a first curved surface concave to the incident radiant energy and treated to reflect a first spectral band toward a first focal region and to transmit a second spectral band and a second... Agent: Corning Incorporated06/14/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archive of inventions by patent app class
20070131266 - Methods of drawing high density nanowire arrays in a glassy matrix: The present invention provides a method of drawing a thermoelectrically active material in a glass cladding, comprising sealing off one end of a glass tube such that the tube has an open end and a closed end, introducing the thermoelectrically active material inside the glass tube and evacuating the tube... Agent: Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
20070131267 - Device for converting thermal energy into electrical energy: A current source and method of producing the current source are provided. The current source includes a metal source, a buffer layer, a filter and a collector. An electrical connection is provided to the metal layer and semiconductor layer and a magnetic field applier may be also provided. The source... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20070131268 - Power supply system and portable equipment using the same: A power supply system for portable apparatus comprising a power supply, i.e. a lithium ion secondary battery, a section for detecting the temperature of the power supply, a section for detecting the voltage of the power supply, a storage section, and a forced discharge section. The storage section stores the... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070131269 - High density nanowire arrays in glassy matrix: The present invention provides high density nanowire arrays in a glassy matrix comprising one or more thermoelectric fibers embedded in an electrically insulating material such that the thermoelectric material exhibits quantum confinement. According to the preferred embodiment of the invention, the thermoelectric material comprises PbTe and the glassy matrix comprises... Agent: Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
20070131271 - Integrated thin-film solar cell and method of manufacturing the same: Provided are an integrated thin-film solar cell and a method of manufacturing the same. The method comprises forming and patterning a conductive material to be adjacently spaced a predetermined distance apart from each other on a substrate; forming a solar cell (semiconductor) layer on the resultant substrate; obliquely depositing a... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20070131272 - See-through-type integrated thin-film solar cell, method of manufacturing the same and method of electrically series connecting unit cells thereof: Provided is a method of manufacturing a see-through-type integrated solar cell and a method of manufacturing the same. The method comprises forming a first conductive material being apart and strip patterned on a transparent substrate so that the first conductive material comprises a predetermined space for enabling light to directly... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20070131270 - Window with photovoltaic cell: Windows with photovoltaic cells, as well as related systems, methods and components are disclosed.... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC
20070131274 - Photovoltaic modules with a thermoplastic hot-melt adhesive layer and a process for their production: The invention relates to photovoltaic modules with a specific thermoplastic adhesive layer and the production thereof.... Agent: Bayer Material Science LLC
20070131273 - Solar battery module frame body: A fixing member (3, 40, 43, 50, 53) which fixes a first frame body (1) of a solar battery module main body (9) slides along the first frame body, and the solar battery module main body includes a connecting portion (10) and a to-be connected portion (11) which connects the... Agent: Apex Juris, PLLC Tracy M Heims
20070131275 - Multijunction solar cell with bonded transparent conductive interlayer: Methods and apparatuses for creating solar cell assemblies with bonded interlayers are disclosed. In summary, the present invention describes an apparatus and method for making a solar cell assembly with transparent conductive bonding interlayers. An apparatus in accordance with the present invention comprises a substrate, a first solar cell, coupled... Agent: Gates & Cooper LLP
20070131276 - Photo-voltaic cells including solar cells incorporating silver-alloy reflective and/or transparent conductive surfaces: The current invention provides for the manufacture of solar voltaic cells with high sunlight to electricity conversion efficiencies by using improved silver-alloy thin films with a thickness in the range of 30 to 60 as a back reflector/conductor. The back reflector surface may be smooth or roughened depending on the... Agent: Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, Mcnett & Henry LLP Bank One Center/tower
20070131277 - Photovoltaic cell with mesh electrode: Photovoltaic cells that have a mesh electrode, as well as related systems, methods and components, are disclosed.... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC
20070131278 - Electrode stacks for electroactive devices and methods of fabricating the same: A cathode stack with a getter layer is disclosed. The cathode stack includes an electron injection layer, a capping layer and a getter layer. An organic electroactive device including a cathode stack with a getter layer is also presented. A method of fabricating an electroactive device with a cathode stack... Agent: Patrick S. Yoder Fletcher Yoder06/07/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archive of inventions by patent app class
20070125411 - Thermoelectric module: A thermoelectric module may include a first substrate having a mounting portion and an extension portion and a second substrate facing to the mounting portion. First electrodes are disposed on the mounting portion and have a first surface layer of gold. Second electrodes are disposed on the second substrate and... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20070125412 - Conductive paste for connecting thermoelectric conversion material: The present invention provides an electrically conductive paste for connecting thermoelectric materials, the paste comprising a specific powdery oxide and at least one powdery electrically conductive metal selected from the group consisting of gold, silver, platinum, and alloys containing at least one of these metals. By connecting a thermoelectric material... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20070125415 - Light capture with patterned solar cell bus wires: Crystalline silicon PV modules typically use tinned flat copper wire to increase the conductivity of a bus bar metallization and to interconnect to adjacent cells. Such a flat bus wire may be patterned with shallow v-shaped grooves using metal forming techniques, such as rolling, stamping and drawing. The grooves are... Agent: Steven J Weissburg
20070125414 - Thermoelectric bias voltage generator: A thermoelectric bias voltage generator having a substrate, an active device formed in a semiconductor region of the substrate, and a thermoelectric junction disposed on the substrate and connected to the active device to provide the bias voltage for the active device.... Agent: Raytheon Company C/o Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP
20070125413 - Thermoelectric devices and applications for the same: High performance thin film thermoelectric couples and methods of making the same are disclosed. Such couples allow fabrication of at least microwatt to watt-level power supply devices operating at voltages greater than one volt even when activated by only small temperature differences.... Agent: Klarquist Sparkman, LLP
20070125416 - Thermoelectric material and thermoelectric conversion device using same: The thermoelectric material is represented by the following composition formula of (Tia1Zrb1Hfc1)xAyB100-x-y, in which element A is at least one element selected from the group consisting of Ni and Co, element B is at least one element selected from the group consisting of Sn and Sb, 0≦a1≦1, 0≦b1≦1, 0≦c1≦1, and... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070125417 - Solar energy system for hybrid vehicles: A solar energy system for a hybrid vehicle that utilizes an attachable solar panel to receive and convert solar energy into direct current electricity. A wiring harness directs the direct current electricity generated by the solar panel to a converter. The converter transforms the direct current electricity from a comparatively... Agent: Kelly Lowry & Kelley, LLP
20070125419 - Dye sensitized solar cells having blocking layers and methods of manufacturing the same: A solar cell having at least one hole blocking layer and at least one electron blocking layer, and methods of fabricating such devices. Specifically, a hole blocking layer is disposed between a first electrode of the solar cell and the active layer. Further, an electron blocking layer is disposed between... Agent: Patrick S. Yoder Fletcher Yoder
20070125418 - Electrode, method of making same, photoelectric transfer element, method of manufacturing same, electronic device and method of manufacturing same: An electrode is composed of a carbon carrying a metal and a binder polymer, and it is used as a counter electrode of a dye-sensitized solar cell. The metal carried by carbon is at least one kind of metal selected from the group consisting of Pt, Ru, Co, Ti, Ni,... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20070125422 - Ionic compounds and uses thereof:
20070125421 - Method for fabricating flexible semiconductor electrode, semiconductor electrode fabricated thereby, and solar cell using the semiconductor electrode: Disclosed herein is a method for fabricating a flexible semiconductor electrode including preparing a first substrate having a semiconductor layer disposed on a release layer, forming a second substrate having an adhesive layer disposed on a conductive material-coated flexible substrate, and pressing the first substrate against the second substrate under... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20070125420 - Photoelectric converter and method for manufacturing same: A photoelectric conversion element is provided. The photoelectric conversion element includes a casing; and a stacked body enclosed within the casing, wherein the stacked body comprises: a working electrode having a porous oxide semiconductor layer having a sensitizing dye supported on a surface thereof; a counter electrode provided on a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLCPrevious industry: Tent, canopy, umbrella, or cane
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