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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. 02/27/2014 > 18 patent applications in 8 patent subcategories.
20140053888 - Radially arranged metal contact fingers for solar cells: A solar cell includes negative metal contact fingers and positive metal contact fingers. The negative metal contact fingers are interdigitated with the positive metal contact fingers. The metal contact fingers, both positive and negative, have a radial design where they radially extend to surround at least 25% of a perimeter... Agent:
20140053889 - Solar cell, and solar cell module employing the same: A solar cell is provided. The solar cell includes a first electrode, a second electrode, and a photoelectric conversion layer, disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode. The solar cell further includes an ionizable charged film disposed on one of the outermost surface of the first electrode and... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20140053890 - Photovoltaic apparatus: A photovoltaic apparatus includes N solar cell modules. The solar cell module includes a first sub-loop, a second sub-loop, and at least one junction box. Each of the first sub-loop and second sub-loop has a first end and a second end. The junction box is electrically connected to the first... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation
20140053893 - Hole-thru-laminate mounting supports for photovoltaic modules: A mounting support for a photovoltaic module is described. The mounting support includes a pedestal having a surface adaptable to receive a flat side of a photovoltaic module laminate. A hole is disposed in the pedestal, the hole adaptable to receive a bolt or a pin used to couple the... Agent:
20140053891 - Method and apparatus for forming and mounting a photovoltaic array: A PV module framing and coupling system which enables the attachment of PV modules to a roof or other mounting surface without requiring the use of separate structural support members which attach directly to and span between multiple PV modules in a formed PV array and a cable management system... Agent: Zep Solar, Inc.
20140053892 - Solar cell plate having junction box formed thereon: The present invention relates to a solar cell plate having a junction box formed thereon, the junction box having a housing embedded with a ribbon and a diode, and a cover, which can be attached/detached to/from the housing, and more specifically, to a solar cell plate having a junction box... Agent: Hanmyeong Co., Ltd
20140053894 - Graded gesn on silicon: A method of fabricating a solar cell on a silicon substrate includes providing a crystalline silicon substrate, selecting a grading profile, epitaxially growing a template on the silicon substrate including a single crystal GeSn layer using the grading profile to grade Sn through the layer. The single crystal GeSn layer... Agent:
20140053898 - High efficiency organic photovoltaic cells employing hybridized mixed-planar heterojunctions: A device is provided, having a first electrode, a second electrode, and a photoactive region disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode. The photoactive region includes a first photoactive organic layer that is a mixture of an organic acceptor material and an organic donor material, wherein the first... Agent: The Trustees Of Princeton University
20140053895 - Intentionally-doped cadmium oxide layer for solar cells: A method and structure for a solar cell forms and utilizes a low resistivity and high transmission semiconductor in a top and/or bottom layer (e.g., a top or bottom contact). Some embodiments relate to solar cells having a top or bottom transparent contact layer comprising doped cadmium oxide (CdO) or... Agent: Rosestreet Labs, LLC
20140053896 - Method for producing the pentanary compound semiconductor cztsse, and thin-film solar cell: A method for producing a compound semiconductor composed of pentanary kesterite/stannite of the type Cu2ZnSn(S,Se)4 is described. The method has the following steps: producing at least one precursor layer stack consisting of a first precursor layer and a second precursor layer; thermally treating the at least one precursor layer stack... Agent:
20140053897 - Tandem photovoltaic cells: This disclosure features a system that includes first and second electrodes; first and second photoactive layers between the first and second electrodes; and a recombination material between the first and second photoactive layers. The first photoactive layer is between the first electrode and the recombination material. The second photoactive layer... Agent: Merck Patent Gmbh
20140053899 - Increasing the efficiency of solar cells by transfer of solder: Thickening a contact grid of a solar cell for increased efficiency. A mold containing soldering material is heated. The mold is aligned with the contact grid such that the soldering material is in physical contact with the contact grid. The mold is re-heated, transferring the solder material from the mold... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20140053900 - Solar cell element: A solar cell element comprising a p-side electrode; a p-type group III-group V compound semiconductor layer; an n-type group III-group V compound semiconductor layer; an n-side group III-group V compound electrode layer; and a VxZn1-x layer. The p-side electrode is electrically connected to the p-type group III-group V compound semiconductor... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20140053901 - Hydrolysis resistant polyester films: A biaxially oriented polyester film comprising polyester and at least one hydrolysis stabiliser selected from a glycidyl ester of a branched monocarboxylic acid, wherein the monocarboxylic acid has from 5 to 50 carbon atoms, wherein said hydrolysis stabiliser is present in the film in the form of its reaction product... Agent: Dupont Teijin Films U.s. Limited Partnership
20140053902 - Photoelectric conversion element and solar cell: A photoelectric conversion element of an embodiment includes a p-type light absorbing layer containing Cu, at least one or more Group IIIb elements selected from the group including Al, In and Ga, and at least one or more elements selected from the group including O, S, Se and Te; and... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20140053903 - Photoelectric conversion element and solar cell: A photoelectric conversion element of an embodiment includes: a light absorbing layer containing copper (Cu), at least one Group IIIb element selected from the group including aluminum (Al), indium (In) and gallium (Ga), and sulfur (S) or selenium (Se), and having a chalcopyrite structure; and a buffer layer formed from... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20140053904 - Photoelectric conversion element and solar cell: A photoelectric conversion element of an embodiment includes: a light absorbing layer containing Cu, at least one Group IIIb element selected from the group including Al, In and Ga, and S or Se, and having a chalcopyrite structure; and a buffer layer formed from Zn and O or S, in... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
20140053905 - Novel photoactive polymers: p02/20/2014 > 27 patent applications in 16 patent subcategories.
20140048111 - Method and system for producing an electric current from a temperature differential: This invention relates to a method and system for producing electrical current based on a temperature differential. The system comprises of at least one unit having a plurality of chips sandwiched between a higher temperature layer on one side and a lower temperature layer on an opposite side. Chips are... Agent:
20140048113 - Thermoelectric generator, thermoelectric generation method, electrical signal detecting device, and electrical signal detecting method: A thermoelectric generation method using a thermoelectric generator includes: placing a thermoelectric generator in a temperature-changing atmosphere; drawing to outside a current that is generated due to a temperature difference between first and second support members when the temperature of the second support member is higher than that of the... Agent: Sony Corporation
20140048112 - Thermoelectric heat exchanger: In a thermoelectric heat exchanger which has a high level of efficiency, a thermoelectric material unit (8) is arranged between the first and second pipes (2, 3), preferably without mechanical contact with said first and second pipes (2, 3), and a first fluid (10) flows around the first pipe (2)... Agent: Behr Gmbh & Co. Kg
20140048114 - Thermoelectric device, in particular intended to generate an electric current in a motor vehicle: The invention relates to a thermoelectric device, comprising a first circuit (1), called hot circuit, through which a first fluid can flow according to a path along which the temperature of said first fluid decreases, and, a second circuit (2), called cold circuit, through which a second fluid can flow,... Agent:
20140048115 - Position detection device: A position detection device includes a thermoelectric conversion portion which includes a magnetic layer and a plurality of electrodes. The magnetic layer has magnetization. The plurality of electrodes are formed of a material having spin-orbit interaction, and are formed on the magnetic layer so as to extend in a direction... Agent: Nec Corporation
20140048119 - Diode and heat spreader for solar module: Arrangements of diodes and heat spreaders for solar modules are described. For example, a solar module may include a backsheet with a low profile, surface-mount diode disposed above the backsheet. A pair of ribbon interconnects is coupled to the low profile, surface-mount diode and may penetrate the backsheet.... Agent: Sunpower Corporation
20140048117 - Solar energy systems using external reflectors: A concentrating photovoltaic system includes a condenser system and photovoltaic modules. The condenser system includes a quasi-Fresnel concave lens coated with an antireflection film and a reflector coated with a reflective film. The reflector is located between the quasi-Fresnel concave lens and the PV modules. A high refractive index optical... Agent: Pu Ni Tai Yang Neng (hangzhou) Co., Limited
20140048118 - Solar energy systems using external reflectors: A solar energy concentrating system with high light collection efficiency includes a light concentrating unit, a light homogenizing unit and photovoltaic modules. The light concentrating unit includes a parabolic reflector and an ellipsoidal reflector which are coaxial and confocal. The light homogenizing unit includes an infrared filter and a hollow... Agent:
20140048120 - Solar generator unit: A solar generator unit for converting sunlight, having a mirror array, a light converter, support designed to hold the mirror array, and a tracking unit for causing the mirror array to track the sun position. The light converter is arranged above the mirror array and the concentrated light strikes a... Agent: Azur Space Solar Power Gmbh
20140048121 - Modular solar systems facilitating rapid assembly: A solar system for collecting solar energy, adapted to be rapidly assembled on site. The modular solar system includes a solar energy collector-assembly, having two wings of collectors, arranged in at least one row. The modular solar system further includes an energy-receiving-module, having a receiver unit, adapted to absorb the... Agent: Sahar G.n. International Ltd.
20140048122 - Heterostructure germanium tandem junction solar cell: A photovoltaic device that includes an upper cell that absorbs a first range of wavelengths of light and a bottom cell that absorbs a second range of wavelengths of light. The bottom cell includes a heterojunction comprising a crystalline germanium containing (Ge) layer. At least one surface of the crystalline... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20140048123 - Separating semiconductor devices from substrate by etching graded composition release layer disposed between semiconductor devices and substrate including forming protuberances that reduce stiction: A method includes etching a release layer that is coupled between a plurality of semiconductor devices and a substrate with an etch. The etching includes etching the release layer between the semiconductor devices and the substrate until the semiconductor devices are at least substantially released from the substrate. The etching... Agent: Sandia Corporation
20140048125 - Solar cell backsheet with improved adhesion to encapsulant: Disclosed herein is a heat pressed multi-layer fluoropolymer film or sheet having improved bonding strength to a polyolefin film or sheet and methods for preparing the same, and which methods comprise the steps of (i) providing a multi-layer fluoropolymer film or sheet comprising an oriented fluoropolymer film or sheet layer... Agent: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company
20140048124 - Solar cell module support structure: The present invention provides a solar cell module support structure comprising: a first support for a solar cell module to be received and supported; a connecting portion connected to the first support; a main frame connected to the connecting portion so as to support the solar cell module and the... Agent:
20140048126 - Virus film as template for porous inorganic scaffolds: Virus multilayers can be used as templates for growth of inorganic nanomaterials. For example, layer-by-layer construction of virus multilayers on functionalized surfaces form nanoporous structures onto which metal particles or metal oxide nanoparticles can be nucleated to result in an interconnected network of nanowires.... Agent:
20140048127 - Light-emitting polymer: A radiation-emitting polymer composition includes a polysiloxane polymer including tritium and a wavelength-shifter chemically bonded as a side chain to the polysiloxane polymer or chemically bonded as a side chain to a siloxane carrier dispersed within the polysiloxane polymer. The wavelength-shifter includes a plurality of cyclic chemical moieties and emits... Agent: Lep America, Incorporated
20140048128 - Surface mountable solar receiver with integrated through substrate interconnect and optical element cradle: A concentrator-type photovoltaic (CPV) device includes a solar cell comprising a substrate including a light receiving surface and a mounting surface opposite the light receiving surface. A conductive through-substrate interconnect having insulated sidewalls extends through the substrate from the mounting surface to the light receiving surface to provide an electrical... Agent: Semprius, Inc.
20140048131 - Conductive member, production method of the same, touch panel, and solar cell: A conductive member containing a base material and a conductive layer provided on the base material, wherein the conductive layer includes (i) a metallic nanowire having an average short-axis length of 150 nm or less and (ii) a binder, the binder including a three-dimensional crosslinked structure that includes a partial... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20140048130 - Crystalline silicon solar cell water, and solar cell employing the same: The disclosure provides a crystalline silicon solar cell wafer, and a solar cell employing the same. The crystalline silicon solar cell wafer, having an edge isolation structure, includes: a crystalline silicon substrate having a first surface, a second surface, and a side surface, and an insulating layer formed merely on... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20140048129 - Solar cell and fabricating method thereof: A solar cell includes a substrate. The substrate has a light-receiving surface and a back surface opposite to the light-receiving surface. The substrate includes plural trenches formed on the back surface. The solar cell includes plural n-type diffusion areas and plural p-type diffusion areas alternately disposed on the back surface... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation
20140048132 - Solar cell and method of preparing the same: A solar cell includes a substrate, a back electrode layer provided on the substrate, a light absorbing layer provided on the back electrode layer, a buffer layer including ZnS and provided on the light absorbing layer, and a window layer provided on the buffer layer.... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.
20140048133 - Method for forming diffusion regions in a silicon substrate: A method of manufacturing solar cells is disclosed. The method comprises depositing an etch-resistant dopant material on a silicon substrate, the etch-resistant dopant material comprising a dopant source, forming a cross-linked matrix in the etch-resistant dopant material using a non-thermal cure of the etch-resistant dopant material, and heating the silicon... Agent:
20140048134 - Concentrator solar receiver with improved homogenizer: A concentrator solar receiver with an improved homogenizer is revealed. A homogenizer used in a concentrator solar module is improved. Instead of a smooth flat surface, a bottom surface of the homogenizer can be a positively curved surface, a conic solid, or a truncated tapered structure. Moreover, the bottom surface... Agent: Atomic Energy Council - Institute Of Nuclear Energy Research
20140048135 - Method and apparatus for forming an image having a uniform flux density on a solar cell: Concentrated light from a solar collector in a CPV system is conditioned with a final optic element (FOE) that projects the light onto an adjacent photovoltaic cell where it is converted into electricity. The FOE is strategically configured and positioned to control the image formation on the solar cell. Use... Agent: Brightleaf Technologies, Inc.
20140048136 - Optical system provided with aspherical lens for generating electrical energy in a photovoltaic way: Disclosed is an optical system for concentrating effective light the wavelength whereof is comprised between two limit values (λi, λs), comprising: an aspheric lens adapted for receiving and refracting the sunlight and provided with a convex lower portion defining a lower face with curved profile consisting of a predetermined number... Agent: Solergy Inc.
20140048137 - Process for preparing coated substrates and photovoltaic devices: This invention provides compositions and the processes for preparing the compositions that are useful for preparing films of CZTS and its selenium analogues on a substrate. Such films are useful in preparing photovoltaic devices. This invention also provides processes for preparing a semiconductor layer comprising CZTS/Se microparticles embedded in an... Agent: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company02/13/2014 > 23 patent applications in 9 patent subcategories.
20140041704 - Apparatus pertaining to the co-generation conversion of light into electricity: An apparatus comprising a high-temperature photovoltaic transducer that is disposed between a source of light and another modality of solar energy conversion such that both the high-temperature photovoltaic transducer and the another modality of solar energy conversion generate electricity using a same source of light.... Agent:
20140041705 - Solar radiation control and energy harvesting film: Some implementations provide a device (e.g., solar panel) that includes an active layer and a solar absorbance layer. The active layer includes a first N-type layer and a first P-type layer. The solar absorbance layer is coupled to a first surface of the active layer. The solar absorbance layer includes... Agent: United States Of America As Represented By The Administrator Of The National Aeronautics And
20140041706 - Photovoltaic module mounting assembly: A photovoltaic module mounting assembly (200) uses a mounting device (74), mounting plate (110′), lower bracket (210), upper bracket (230), and stud (114). The mounting plate (110′) is positioned on the mounting device (74), and a leg (212) of the lower bracket (210) is positioned on the mounting plate (110′).... Agent:
20140041707 - Solar battery cell, junction structure, and solar battery cell fabrication method: Included are: a silicon substrate; a pair of finger electrodes connected to a P-type diffusion layer and an N-type diffusion layer respectively, which are formed in a first surface of the silicon substrate; an inner-part passivation layer that gives insulation between the pair of finger electrodes; a connecting area for... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20140041709 - Geo-cooled photovoltaic power converter: The invention is a liquid cooled photovoltaic power converter with a liquid-to-earth heat exchanger. With the invention, removal of heat from primary power converter heat sources is accomplished without cooling fans or ambient air exchange in order to eliminate associated particulate contamination and maintenance issues.... Agent: Renewable Power Conversion, Inc.
20140041708 - Low-cost thin-film concentrator solar cells: A low cost concentrating photovoltaic system includes a condenser system having refractive or reflective optics and a photovoltaic module having one or more thin film solar cells. The thin film solar cells may be a-Si, CdTe, Cu(InGa)Se2, organic solar cell or dye sensitized solar cells. The condenser system may be... Agent: Pu Ni Tai Yang Neng (hangzhou) Co., Limited
20140041710 - Solar panel that is cooled without using power: The present invention relates to a solar panel that is cooled without using power, and more particularly, to a solar panel which is cooled without using power and which is naturally cooled by means of ascending air heated in a passage provided in a cooling plate so as to maintain... Agent: Energyn Inc
20140041711 - Apparatus pertaining to solar cells having nanowire titanium oxide cores and graphene exteriors and the co-generation conversion of light into electricity using such solar cells: An apparatus comprising a plurality of solar cells that each comprise a nanowire titanium oxide core having graphene disposed thereon. By one approach this plurality of solar cells can comprise, at least in part, a titanium foil having the plurality of solar cells disposed thereon wherein at least a majority... Agent: Dimerond Technologies, LLC
20140041712 - Power generator: Power generator including a supporting substrate and a plurality of organic photovoltaic cells that are provided on the supporting substrate along a prescribed alignment direction and are serially connected with each other. Each of the organic photovoltaic cells includes a pair of electrodes and an active layer placed between the... Agent: Sumitomo Chemcial Company, Limited
20140041713 - Autonomous winter solar panel: Disclosed herein is an autonomous solar panel for use in winter conditions. The panel includes at least one energy transfer member associated with the solar panel. A sensor is in communication with the energy transfer member. A power supply is connected to the energy transfer member. A network interconnects the... Agent:
20140041716 - Back sheet for solar cell module and solar cell module including same: Provided are a back sheet for a solar cell module and a solar cell module including the same, the solar cell module comprises a polyester film layer and a fluorine coating layer which coats at least one surface of the polyester film layer. The back sheet is formed on an... Agent: Youl Chon Chemical Co., Ltd.
20140041715 - Composite insulating panel: A composite insulating panel comprises an external sheet, an internal sheet, and an insulating body between the sheets. The external sheet has a first longitudinally extending raised side underlap projection at one side and a side overlap projection on the opposite side of the panel with a substantially flat portion... Agent: Kingspan Research And Developments Limited
20140041714 - Solar cell laminate comprising crystalline silicon photo-electricity device and process to make such a laminate: The invention is directed to a solar cell laminate comprising crystalline silicon photo-electricity device and comprising of the following layers: (i) a first layer comprising of a woven or knit glass mat and a thermoset polymer, (ii) a second layer comprising a crystalline silicon photo-electricity device, and (iii) a third... Agent: Flexsol Solutions B.v.
20140041718 - Photovoltaic devices with enhanced efficiencies using high-aspect ratio nanostructures: Photovoltaic devices and techniques for enhancing efficiency thereof are provided. In one aspect, a photovoltaic device is provided. The photovoltaic device comprises a photocell having a first photoactive layer and a second photoactive layer adjacent to the first photoactive layer so as to form a heterojunction between the first photoactive... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20140041717 - Ultra thin film nanostructured solar cell: Improved solar cells are provided by nano-structuring the solar cell active region to provide high optical absorption in a thin structure, thereby simultaneously providing high optical absorption and high carrier collection efficiency. Double-sided nano-structuring is considered, where both surfaces of the active region are nano-structured. In cases where the active... Agent:
20140041719 - Manufacture of a solar module: A photovoltaic cell with reduced shading and series resistance for increased efficiency. A contact grid containing a set of optical structures is embedded into a substrate. An array of electrical contacts is aligned and in electrical communication with the optical structures and provides electrical communication between the active layer and... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20140041722 - Method of fabricating high efficiency cigs solar cells: A method for fabricating high efficiency CIGS solar cells including the deposition of Ga concentrations (Ga/(Ga+In)=0.25−0.66) from sputtering targets containing Ga concentrations between about 25 atomic % and about 66 atomic %. Further, the method includes a high temperature selenization process integrated with a high temperature anneal process that results... Agent: Intermolecular, Inc.
20140041724 - Solar battery cell and production method thereof: A solar battery cell, including semiconductor substrate, an insulating film formed on one face side of the semiconductor substrate, and an electrode electrically connected to the one face side of the semiconductor substrate, the electrode being embedded in a groove that is provided on the insulating film and provided so... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20140041720 - Solar cell: A solar cell includes a substrate, an emitter region positioned at a first surface of the substrate, a first electrode positioned on the first surface of the substrate, a back passivation layer positioned on a second surface opposite the first surface of the substrate, and a second electrode which is... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20140041721 - Solar cell and manufacturing method thereof: A solar cell includes a substrate, a rear electrode layer on the substrate, the rear electrode layer including a plurality of metal columnar grain layers, a light absorbing layer on the rear electrode layer, and a transparent electrode layer on the light absorbing layer.... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20140041723 - Solar cell and method for fabricating the same: The n-side electrode layer consists of AgxAu1-x, and x represents a value of not less than 0.1 and not more than 0.5. The ZnO transparent electrode layer is composed of a plurality of ZnO columnar particles and each ZnO columnar particle has a longitudinal direction substantially parallel to a normal... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20140041725 - Solar cell apparatus and method of fabricating the same: Disclosed are a solar cell apparatus and a method of fabricating the same. The solar cell apparatus includes a substrate; an electrode layer having a first through hole on the substrate; a light absorption layer having a second through hole on the electrode layer; and a window layer having a... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.
20140041726 - Dye-sensitized solar cell and preparing method of the same: A dye-sensitized solar cell including an inorganic dye containing all of Pb, Hg and S as a photo-sensitive dye and a manufacturing method of the same are provided.... Agent: Research & Business Foundation Sungkyunkwan University02/06/2014 > 28 patent applications in 13 patent subcategories.
20140034102 - High efficiency thermoelectric generation: A thermoelectric power generating system is provided that includes at least one thermoelectric assembly. The at least one thermoelectric assembly includes at least one first heat exchanger in thermal communication with at least a first portion of a first working fluid. The first portion of the first working fluid flows... Agent: Gentherm Incorporated
20140034103 - System, methods, and devices for generating power using a thermoelectric device with closed loop cooling system for mobile device and battery charging: The pending disclosure describes systems, methods, and devices for generating power using a thermoelectric device. Such systems, methods, and devices may include one or more heat pipes containing a fluid. Moreover, each of the heat pipes may be coupled to the top surface of one or more thermoelectric modules. Also,... Agent: Stamp Teg LLC
20140034104 - Vertically integrated systems: Embodiments of the present invention provide an integrated circuit system including a first active layer fabricated on a front side of a semiconductor die and a second pre-fabricated layer on a back side of the semiconductor die and having electrical components embodied therein, wherein the electrical components include at least... Agent: Analog Devices, Inc.
20140034105 - Thermoelectric device, especially intended to generate an electrical current in an automotive vehicle: The invention relates to a thermoelectric device, comprising a first circuit (1), called hot circuit, through which a first fluid can flow, and, a second circuit (2), called cold circuit, through which a second fluid can flow at a temperature lower than that of the first fluid, and elements (3,... Agent: Valeo Systemes Thermiques
20140034106 - Thermoelectric generator: Thermoelectric generating parts having a plate-shape or film-shape are stacked in a thickness direction. Each of the thermoelectric generating parts generates an electric power as a temperature difference is generated in the thickness direction. Thermal conducting members are disposed between two of the thermoelectric generating parts adjacent in a stacked... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20140034107 - Methods and apparatus for metallization of solar cells: A superstrate, such as a sheet of polymer film, is used as a transport during metallization of solar cells. The back sides of the solar cells are attached to the sheet of polymer film. Contact holes are formed through the sheet of polymer film to expose doped regions of the... Agent:
20140034109 - Resin composition, multi-layered film and photovoltaic module including the same: A resin composition, a multi-layered film, a backsheet for photovoltaic modules, a method thereof, and a photovoltaic module are provided. The multi-layered film including a coating layer including a fluorine-based polymer has an excellent durability and weather resistance, and also exhibits high interfacial adhesive strength to a substrate since the... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd
20140034108 - Solar cell module: A solar cell module with a simple configuration and high efficiency is provided. A solar cell module of the present invention is configured by electrically connecting a plurality of solar cell elements. Each of the plurality of solar cell elements includes a plurality of first connection parts representing wiring connection... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20140034112 - Optical concentrators and splitters: Apparatus and methods are provided for use with solar energy. An optical concentrator and splitter (OCS) includes a non-planar bottom surface having symmetrical halves, each half defined by an off-axis section of a parabola. The bottom surface bears a dielectric surface treatment. The OCS is configured to concentrate a first... Agent:
20140034111 - Photovoltaic module and laminate: A photovoltaic module has a first side directed toward the sun during normal operation and a second, lower side. The photovoltaic module comprises a perimeter frame and a photovoltaic laminate at least partially enclosed by and supported by the perimeter frame. The photovoltaic laminate comprises a transparent cover layer positioned... Agent:
20140034110 - Photovoltaic system able to float on water and track sun: A photovoltaic system able to float on water and track sun includes a floating mechanism; an adjusting mechanism, combining with the floating mechanism; and a solar power mechanism, combining with the adjusting mechanism and located above the floating mechanism. This photovoltaic system can be located on the water surface, and... Agent: Atomic Energy Council-institute Of Nuclear Energy Research
20140034113 - Module level solutions to solar cell polarization: A solar cell module includes interconnected solar cells, a transparent cover over the front sides of the solar cells, and a backsheet on the backsides of the solar cells. The solar cell module includes an electrical insulator between the transparent cover and the front sides of the solar cells. An... Agent:
20140034114 - Photovoltaic module and interlocked stack of photovoltaic modules: One embodiment relates to an arrangement of photovoltaic modules configured for transportation. The arrangement includes a plurality of photovoltaic modules, each photovoltaic module including a frame. A plurality of individual male alignment features and a plurality of individual female alignment features are included on each frame. Adjacent photovoltaic modules are... Agent:
20140034115 - Insulating layer provided metal substrate and manufacturing method of the same: An insulating layer provided metal substrate, including a metal substrate having a metallic aluminum on at least one surface and a composite structure layer formed of a porous aluminum oxide film provided on the metallic aluminum by anodization and an alkali metal silicate film covering pore surfaces of the porous... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20140034116 - Energizing energy converters by stimulating three-body association radiation reactions: In some embodiments, energy is released by converting the bonding potential energy between two electropositive masses capable of forming a stable bond between them into the kinetic energy of an electron quasiparticle initially captured between them by the coulomb potential. The electron quasiparticles form transient bonds with delocalized ions and... Agent: Tionesta Applied Research Corporation
20140034121 - Multistage surface modification procedure of semiconducting nanoparticles for use in hybrid solar cells and printable electronics: The present invention relates to a method for treatment of semiconducting nanoparticles wherein in a step A semiconducting nanoparticles comprising long chain insulting primary ligands are dispersed in a volatile dispersion solvent capable of dissolving insulating primary ligands and precipitated using a washing agent. TGA-MS analysis shows that the treatment... Agent: Bayer Intellectual Property Gmbh
20140034119 - Photoelectric device: A photoelectric device that reduces optical loss, reduces recombination loss of carriers, and can be manufactured by using a simplified process is provided. The photoelectric device includes a semiconductor substrate, a first semiconductor stack on a first surface of the semiconductor substrate and having a first conductivity, and a second... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.
20140034117 - Photovoltaic concentrator receiver and its use: The present invention relates to a photovoltaic (PV) concentrator receiver for concentrated illumination which comprises a substrate with at least one solar cell, wherein on the front surface of the substrate and the at least one solar cell an encapsulation material and a cover plate are disposed. The edges of... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Foerderung Der Angewandten Forschlung E.v.
20140034120 - Photovoltaic nanowire structures and related fabrication methods: Nanowire-based photovoltaic energy conversion devices and related fabrication methods therefor are described. A plurality of photovoltaic (PV) nanowires extend outwardly from a surface layer of a substrate, each PV nanowire having a root end near the substrate surface layer and a tip end opposite the root end. For some embodiments,... Agent:
20140034118 - Thin film solar cells: Embodiments relate to a solar cell apparatus including a molybdenum (Mo) contact layer and an annealed absorber layer including zinc and sulfur directly adjacent to the Mo contact layer. The apparatus has no molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) layer located between the Mo contact layer and the annealed absorber layer. The apparatus... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20140034122 - Front contact solar cell with formed electrically conducting layers on the front side and backside: A bipolar solar cell includes a backside junction formed by a silicon substrate and a first doped layer of a first dopant type on the backside of the solar cell. A second doped layer of a second dopant type makes an electrical connection to the substrate from the front side... Agent:
20140034125 - Method for metallizing textured surfaces: A method for creating electrically conducting or semiconducting patterns on a textured surface including plural reliefs of amplitude greater than or equal to 100 nanometers, including: preparing a substrate during which at least the textured surface of the substrate is made electrically conducting; coating during which at least one layer... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Ene Alt
20140034124 - Solar cell and method of fabricating the same: Provided is a solar cell and a method of fabricating the same. The solar cell according to an embodiment includes a supporting substrate; a transparent electrode layer on the supporting substrate; a buffer layer on the transparent electrode layer; a light absorption layer on the buffer layer; a backside electrode... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.
20140034123 - Solar cell and method of manufacturing: In different exemplary embodiments, a solar cell is provided, including: a substrate with a first region and a second region, wherein the first region includes at least a first electrical conductivity and the second region includes at least a second electrical conductivity which is greater than the first electrical conductivity;... Agent: Solarworld Innovations Gmbh
20140034126 - Thin film solar cell module and method of manufacturing the same: A solar cell module includes a substrate, a lower electrode on the substrate, a light absorption layer on the lower electrode, an upper electrode on the light absorption layer, and a protective layer on the upper electrode, the protective layer extending along sidewalls of the light absorption layer to the... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd
20140034127 - Surface-mountable lens cradles and interconnection structures for concentrator-type photovoltaic devices: A concentrator-type photovoltaic (CPV) receiver includes a solar cell on a substrate. The solar cell includes a light receiving surface having a conductive terminal thereon. A conductive lens support frame is mounted on the substrate and includes an opening therein that exposes the light receiving surface of the solar cell.... Agent: Semprius, Inc.
20140034128 - Thin silicon solar cell and method of manufacture: A method of fabricating a solar cell is disclosed. The method includes the steps of forming a sacrificial layer on a silicon substrate, forming a doped silicon layer atop the sacrificial substrate, forming a silicon film atop the doped silicon layer, forming a plurality of interdigitated contacts on the silicon... Agent:
20140034129 - Photovoltaic cell with thiazole-containing polymer: Photovoltaic cells with thiazole-containing polymers, as well as related components, systems, and methods, are disclosed.... Agent: Merck Patent GmbhPrevious industry: Tent, canopy, umbrella, or cane
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