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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. 11/28/2013 > 31 patent applications in 12 patent subcategories.
20130312801 - Hybrid photovoltaic devices and applications thereof: In one aspect, photovoltaic apparatus comprising electrical and thermal production capabilities are described herein. In some embodiments, an apparatus described herein comprises a conduit core comprising at least one radiation transmissive surface, a fluid disposed in the conduit core and a photoactive assembly at least partially surrounding the conduit core,... Agent: Wake Forest University
20130312803 - Thermo-electric arrangement: The invention relates to an arrangement comprising a thermo-electric generator having a hot side which absorbs heat from a heat source, a cold side which discharges heat to a heat sink, and electrical terminals for outputting electrical energy with an output voltage and an electric circuit with a maximum permissible... Agent: O-flexx Technologies Gmbh
20130312802 - Thermoelectric converter element, method of manufacturing thermoelectric converter element, and thermoelectric conversion method: An object of the present invention is to provide a low-cost thermoelectric converter element having high productivity and excellent conversion efficiency. A thermoelectric converter element according to the present invention includes a substrate 4, a magnetic film 2 provided on the substrate 4 with a certain magnetization direction A and... Agent: Nec Corporation
20130312804 - Touch panel: A touch panel includes: an illuminant that emits light from an opening provided on a non-operation area of a film; and at least one of a photoelectric converter that generates an electric power based on the light emitted from the illuminant and a thermoelectric converter that generates an electric power... Agent: Fujitsu Component Limited
20130312805 - Method and apparatus for using thermionic devices to recover energy from light sources and other energy conversion devices: A lamp having a light emitting diode, a Peltier device, a heat sink, a translucent, thermally conductive window, and an optical fluid. The Peltier device is in thermal communication with the light emitting diode and converts a waste thermal energy discharged by the light emitting diode into an electrical energy.... Agent: Robertson Transfomer Co.
20130312806 - Thermoelectric apparatus and applications thereof: In some embodiments, thermoelectric apparatus and various applications of thermoelectric apparatus are described herein. In some embodiments, a thermoelectric apparatus described herein comprises at least one p-type layer coupled to at least one n-type layer to provide a pn junction, and an insulating layer at least partially disposed between the... Agent:
20130312807 - Bridging solar cell and solar energy system: A bridging solar cell includes a substrate, first, second, and third sets of bus bar electrodes, a first welding member, a first insulation film, and a second welding member. The first set of bus bar electrodes is disposed on the front surface of the substrate along a first direction. The... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation
20130312809 - Collector grid and interconnect structures for photovoltaic arrays and modules: An interconnected arrangement of photovoltaic cells is achieved using novel interconnection components. The interconnection component may comprise a current collector structure, an interconnection structure, or a combination of a current collector and interconnection structure.... Agent:
20130312810 - Solar battery module and manufacturing method thereof: In a solar battery module including a plurality of solar battery elements each including electrodes that are electrically connected by an electrically conductive wiring member, the electrode and the wiring member are welded by solder on the electrode, resin is arranged while covering at least a side surface of a... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20130312808 - Thin film solar module and method for production of the same: A thin film solar module including at least one first sub module including a plurality of first thin film solar cells connected with one another in series; and a second sub module connected with the first sub module in parallel, the second sub module including a plurality of second thin... Agent:
20130312811 - Non-latitude and vertically mounted solar energy concentrators: A solar-energy concentrator optimized for operating in a substantially vertical orientation and method for collecting sunlight with such concentrator. The concentrator includes a photovoltaic (PV) module having a PV cell and layers containing diffraction gratings that may be spatially stacked or multiplexed. Diffraction gratings define corresponding diffraction patterns optimized for... Agent:
20130312812 - Space and energy efficient photovoltaic array: In an embodiment, a solar energy system includes multiple photovoltaic modules, each oriented substantially at a same angle relative to horizontal. The angle is independent of a latitude of an installation site of the solar energy system and is greater than or equal to 15 degrees. The solar energy system... Agent: Tenksolar, Inc
20130312813 - Solar cell and module thereof: A solar cell includes a silicon semiconductor substrate, a composite multifunctional protective film, a plurality of front electrodes and a plurality of back electrodes. The silicon semiconductor substrate has a roughened first surface. A depth of the doped layer arranged under the first surface ranges from 200 nm to 1000... Agent: Neo Solar Power Corp.
20130312814 - Solar cell module: A solar cell module comprises: a solar cell panel including a light-receiving surface and a non-light-receiving surface, and also including first and second side parts which are disposed between the light-receiving surface and the non-light-receiving surface and are not on the same surface; a first retaining member retaining the first... Agent: Kyocera Corporation
20130312815 - Integrated thin film photovoltaic module and manufacturing method thereof: Disclosed is an integrated thin-film photovoltaic module. The integrated thin-film photovoltaic module includes a first cell and a second cell, all of which are formed respectively by stacking on a substrate a lower electrode, a photoelectric conversion layer and an upper electrode, wherein the lower electrode of the first cell... Agent:
20130312818 - Metamorphic layers in multijunction solar cells: A method of forming a multijunction solar cell comprising an upper subcell, a middle subcell, and a lower subcell comprising providing first substrate for the epitaxial growth of semiconductor material; forming a first solar subcell on said substrate having a first band gap; forming a second solar subcell over said... Agent: Emcore Solar Power, Inc.
20130312817 - Method for etching multi-layer epitaxial material: A single-step wet etch process is provided to isolate multijunction solar cells on semiconductor substrates, wherein the wet etch chemistry removes semiconductor materials nonselectively without a major difference in etch rate between different heteroepitaxial layers. The solar cells thus formed comprise multiple heterogeneous semiconductor layers epitaxially grown on the semiconductor... Agent: Solar Junction Corporation
20130312816 - Tandem type integrated photovoltaic module and manufacturing method thereof: Disclosed is a tandem type integrated photovoltaic module. The tandem type integrated photovoltaic module includes a first cell and a second cell, all of which are formed respectively by stacking on a substrate a lower electrode, a photoelectric conversion layer and an upper electrode, wherein the photoelectric conversion layer comprises... Agent:
20130312825 - Conductive pastes for forming solar cell electrodes: The invention relates to a process for manufacturing solar cells. The manufacturing process of the invention comprises the steps of printing a conductive paste onto an n-type silicon layer of a crystalline silicon substrate or onto an antireflection film on the n-type silicon layer, and drying and firing the conductive... Agent:
20130312824 - Method of providing chloride treatment for a photovoltaic device and a chloride treated photovoltaic device: A method of manufacturing a photovoltaic device including depositing a cadmium telluride layer onto a substrate; treating the cadmium telluride layer with a compound comprising chlorine and an element from Groups 1-11, zinc, mercury, or copernicium or a combination thereof; and annealing the cadmium telluride layer. A chloride-treated photovoltaic device.... Agent: First Solar, Inc.
20130312826 - Photovoltaic device and photovoltaic module: A photovoltaic device is provided with: a photoelectric conversion unit having a light-receiving surface and a rear surface, each having a textured structure formed thereon; a light-receiving-surface electrode provided on the light-receiving surface of the photoelectric conversion unit; and a rear-surface electrode provided on the rear surface of the photoelectric... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20130312819 - Removal of stressor layer from a spalled layer and method of making a bifacial solar cell using the same: A stressor layer used in a controlled spalling method is removed through the use of a cleave layer that can be fractured or dissolved. The cleave layer is formed between a host semiconductor substrate and the metal stressor layer. A controlled spalling process separates a relatively thin residual host substrate... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130312821 - Solar cell: A solar cell is provided and includes a main body, a plurality of first finger electrodes, a first ribbon, and a second ribbon. The main body includes a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The first finger electrodes are located on the first surface, and... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation
20130312820 - Solar cell and manufacturing method thereof: A solar cell includes a semiconductor substrate and a first antireflective layer. The semiconductor substrate has a first-type semiconductor surface and a second-type semiconductor surface opposite to each other. The first antireflective layer includes a plurality of refraction convexes and a coverage layer. The refraction convexes are formed on the... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.
20130312827 - Solar cell and method of manufacture thereof, and solar cell module: Disclosed is a solar cell having a collecting electrode on one main surface of a photoelectric conversion section. The collecting electrode includes a first electroconductive layer and a second electroconductive layer in this order from the photoelectric conversion section side, and further includes an insulating layer between the first electroconductive... Agent: Kaneka Corporation
20130312823 - Solar cell having a dielectric rear face coating and method for producing same: Solar cell (11; 21; 31) having a dielectric coating arranged on a back side of the solar cell (11; 21; 31) which is at least partly covered by at least one planar contact (12; 22; 32), a boundary line (14; 24; 34) of the at least one planar contact (12;... Agent:
20130312822 - Solar-cell device: The disclosure provides a solar-cell device, including a substrate, a first electrode layer comprising a first two-dimensional periodic structure disposed on the substrate, a first light conversion layer disposed on the first two-dimensional periodic structure, a second light conversion layer disposed on the first light conversion layer; and a second... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20130312829 - Photoelectric conversion element: A photoelectric conversion element contains a transparent conductive film, a p-type amorphous silicon film, an i-type amorphous silicon film, an n-type single-crystal silicon substrate, an i-type amorphous silicon film, a p-type amorphous silicon film, a transparent conductive film, and a metallic film; and the film thickness of the transparent conductive... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20130312828 - Photovoltaic device with band-stop filter: Photovoltaic device with band-stop filter. The photovoltaic device includes an amorphous photovoltaic material and a band-stop filter structure having a stopband extending from a lower limiting angular frequency ωmin≧0 to an upper limiting angular frequency ωmax where ωmax>ωmin. The band-stop filter structure is arranged in the photovoltaic device relative to... Agent:
20130312830 - Photovoltaic element with an included resonator: A photovoltaic element including a resonator is arranged on a semiconductor structure (5) that is constituted by a region without electromagnetic damping (5a), whose upper plane forms the plane of incidence (3), and a region with electromagnetic damping (5b), both regions being bound by virtual boundaries (6) of variation in... Agent:
20130312831 - Techniques for forming a chalcogenide thin film using additive to a liquid-based chalcogenide precursor: Techniques for enhancing energy conversion efficiency in chalcogenide-based photovoltaic devices by improved grain structure and film morphology through addition of urea into a liquid-based precursor are provided. In one aspect, a method of forming a chalcogenide film includes the following steps. Metal chalcogenides are contacted in a liquid medium to... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation11/21/2013 > 30 patent applications in 14 patent subcategories.
20130306122 - Manufacture of thermoelectric generator structures by fiber drawing: Methods of manufacturing a thermoelectric generator via fiber drawing and corresponding or associated thermoelectric generator devices are provided.... Agent:
20130306123 - Power generator: Disclosed is a generator. The generator in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention includes: a thermoelectric element, which creates an electromotive force by using a temperature difference between a high-temperature portion and a low-temperature portion; a heat source, which is thermally coupled to the high-temperature portion and transfers... Agent: Icepipe Corporation
20130306124 - Wireless power supply device and wireless power supply method: To provide a wireless power supply device and a wireless power supply method capable of supplying electric power by a wireless system, using a means other than radio waves. This wireless power supply device of the present invention is provided with (A) a thermoelectric generation device which performs thermoelectric generation... Agent: Sony Corporation
20130306125 - Seebeck solar cell: A Seebeck solar cell device is disclosed, combining both photovoltaic and thermoelectric techniques. The device may be formed using, for example, a conventional photovoltaic cell formed from a doped silicon wafer. The material used to form conductors to the front and rear regions of the cell are chosen for their... Agent:
20130306126 - Device and method for generating electrical power: A mobile device for generating electrical power may include a combustion chamber and a heat sink. A TEC module is in thermal communication with the combustion chamber and the heat sink to transfer thermal energy from the combustion chamber to the heat sink. A heat flux across the TEC module... Agent: The Boeing Company
20130306127 - New solar concentration devices: The present invention relates to laminated solar concentration devices and to the production thereof from polymeric materials. The inventive solar concentration devices can be employed in photovoltaic systems or in solar thermal energy systems. The inventive solar concentration devices comprise Fresnel lenses and enable the efficient concentration of solar radiation... Agent: Evonik Roehm Gmbh
20130306128 - Solar cell and solar cell module: A solar cell module is provided with improved bonding strength for the wiring material. The solar cell (10) comprises a photoelectric conversion unit (20), a first electrode (21) provided on a first main surface (20A), and a second electrode (22) provided on a second main surface (20B). The first electrode... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20130306129 - Solar cell and solar cell module: The solar cell (10) of the present invention comprises: a first electrode (21) including a plurality of finger portions (21a), and a busbar portion (21b) connected electrically to the plurality of finger portions (21a), each of the plurality of finger portions (21a) extending along a first direction (y), and the... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20130306135 - Inflatable, pressure-controlled, portable line-concentrating heliostat: Inflatable, flexible, collapsible, linear solar concentrator and heliostat designs, made primarily of flexible and elastic sheets enclosing and separating air-tight chambers which are elongated along and parallel to a main axis, with the chambers pressurized to different pressures form a structure and control the focus and rotation of a mirror.... Agent:
20130306136 - Method and apparatus for improving the efficiency of renewable energy panels: A method and system for improving the efficiency of renewable energy panels. The invention is comprised of a means for evaporatively misting renewable energy panels and for allowing the renewable energy panels to track the sun. Depending on the environment and installation, the systems can be used individually or together.... Agent:
20130306137 - Photovoltaic cell module: The present invention relates to a photovoltaic cell module. The present invention can provide a photovoltaic cell module with excellent durability capable of preventing separation of layers constituting the module and the decolorization and discoloration of an encapsulant, caused by long-term use or moisture permeation. In addition, the present invention... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.
20130306131 - Receiver for a solar power generation plant with improved service access to the receiver modules: A receiver for a solar power generation plant with a plurality of heliostats is provided. The solar receiver is mounted above the heliostats on a tower and faces downwardly towards the heliostats. The solar receiver includes a plurality of receiver modules mounted on a frame which allows individual columns of... Agent:
20130306134 - Solar cell module and manufacturing method of the same: A solar cell module includes an antireflective film (4) which has a curved shape depressed towards a side to place photovoltaic cells (1) so as to make a film thickness of the antireflective film (4) in boundary regions (E2) between regions (E1) immediately above the adjacent photovoltaic cells (1) smaller... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130306130 - Solar module apparatus with edge reflection enhancement and method of making the same: A monolithic integrated solar module with edge reflection enhancement includes a plurality of thin-film photovoltaic cells formed overlying a surface region of a glass substrate except in vicinities of peripheral edge regions. The solar module further includes a mask tape applied on a conductor bar disposed within the peripheral edge... Agent: Stion Corporation
20130306133 - Solar panel with variable heat dissipation: The techniques described herein relate to a solar collector with variable heat release and to a method for operating such solar collectors. The solar collector comprises a housing and an absorber arranged in the housing for purposes of releasing heat to a heat-transfer medium that flows at least partially through... Agent: Rheinisch-westfaelisch-technische
20130306132 - Solar photoelectrical module and fabrication thereof: A solar photoelectrical module is disclosed, including a back sheet, a plurality of solar cells disposed over the back sheet and adjacent to at least one side of the back sheet, a first package material layer disposed on the back sheet, a second package material layer disposed on the first... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute
20130306138 - Window with at least one prism unit comprising two prisms and a photo voltaic cell: A window is provided comprising a front pane and one or more prism units each comprising: a primary prism disposed adjacent the front pane and having a primary entrance face and a primary exit face. The primary entrance face is configured to receive a first and a second portion of... Agent: Pythagoras Solar Inc.
20130306139 - Hybrid solar systems and methods of manufacturing: A hybrid solar system and method of manufacturing same are described. A solar energy apparatus comprises at least one enveloping tube, at least one heat pipe evaporator, at least one reflector device, at least one reflective filter, and at least one photovoltaic device. The enveloping tube has an outer surface... Agent:
20130306140 - System and method for photovoltaic device temperature control while conditioning a photovoltaic device: A system and method for applying an electrical bias to a photovoltaic device in a temperature control chamber, in which the temperature of the photovoltaic device is controlled according to a temperature profile. The temperature profile may include at least one hot phase and at least one cool phase.... Agent: First Solar,inc
20130306141 - Multi-junction compound solar cell, mutli-junction compound solar battery, and method for manufacturing same: The purposes of the present invention are: to eliminate an electrode on a top cell of a multi-junction compound solar cell, said electrode blocking solar light; to provide a multi-junction compound solar cell having a structure that is not easily broken in manufacture steps; and to shorten a manufacture lead... Agent: Panasonic Corporation
20130306145 - Glass substrate for cu-in-ga-se solar cell and solar cell using same: A glass substrate for a CIGS solar cell containing specific amounts of SiO2, Al2O3, B2O3, MgO, CaO, SrO, BaO, ZrO2, TiO2, Na2O and K2O, respectively. The glass substrate satisfies the specific requirements regarding MgO+CaO+SrO+BaO, Na2O+K2O, MgO/Al2O3, (2Na2O+K2O+SrO+BaO)/(Al2O3+ZrO2), Na2O/K2O, the relation of Al2O3 and MgO, and the relation of CaO and... Agent: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
20130306142 - Growth layer for photovoltaic applications: Sputtered zinc oxide layer is used to improve and control the crystalline properties of a molybdenum back contact used in photovoltaic cells. Optimum thicknesses for the zinc oxide layer are identified.... Agent: Pilkington Group Limited
20130306143 - Method for manufacturing solar cell with interconnection sheet, method for manufacturing solar cell module, solar cell with interconnection sheet, and solar cell module: Provided is a method for manufacturing a solar cell with an interconnection sheet, a method for manufacturing a solar cell module, a solar cell with an interconnection sheet, and a solar cell module. Fixing resin is arranged at least on one side of a location between electrodes of solar cell... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20130306144 - Silver paste composition for forming an electrode, and silicon solar cell using same: The present invention relates to a silver paste composition for forming an electrode, and a silicon solar cell using the same. More particularly, the present invention relates to a silver paste composition for forming an electrode, which includes carbon black having specific parameter characteristics to improve rheological properties of the... Agent: Lg Chem,ltd
20130306147 - Solar cell: Disclosed is a solar cell including upper and lower substrates facing each other, a semiconductor layer on a predetermined region of the lower substrate, and a pattern protruding from at least one of the upper and lower substrates. Various patterns are formed between the upper and lower substrates so that... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.
20130306146 - Solar cell and method of manufacturing the same: Provided is a solar cell. The solar cell includes: a substrate including through lines opposing to each other; a semiconductor layer on a top side of the substrate; bus lines at both edges of a top side of the semiconductor layer; and bus bars connected electrically to the bus lines,... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.
20130306148 - Method for fabricating substrate for solar cell and solar cell: The problem addressed by the present invention is providing a technique for fabricating, by a method simpler than conventional methods, a silicon substrate that is effective for light trapping, one surface of which has a textured structure and the other surface of which has higher reflectivity than the surface having... Agent: Fuji Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
20130306149 - Solar battery module and manufacturing method therefor: A solar battery module and manufacturing method for a solar battery module having improved output are provided. The solar battery module 1 is a transparent substrate 10, transparent resin layer 13b, solar battery cell 12, colored resin layer 13a and back sheet 11 laminated in this order. The light-receiving surface... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20130306150 - Method and structure for eliminating edge peeling in thin-film photovoltaic absorber materials: A method for manufacturing a thin-film photovoltaic device includes providing a glass substrate contained sodium species. The glass substrate comprising a surface region and a peripheral edge region surround the surface region. The method further includes forming a barrier material overlying the surface region and partially overlying the peripheral edge... Agent: Stion Corporation
20130306151 - Organic photovoltaic device and manufacturing method thereof: An organic photovoltaic (OPV) device is provided. The OPV device comprises at least one photovoltaic layer, said layer comprising a mixture which comprises at least one diketopyrrolopyrrole (DPP) polymer and at least one stabilizing agent wherein the stabilizing agent is selected from the group consisting of a UV absorbing agent... Agent: Basf Se11/14/2013 > 40 patent applications in 15 patent subcategories.
20130298955 - Thermoelectric module with thermal expansion compensation, method for producing a thermoelectric module and thermoelectric generator: A thermoelectric module extends in a longitudinal direction and includes an outer tube, an inner tube disposed within the outer tube and an interspace between the tubes. At least one first strip-shaped structure and one second strip-shaped structure are provided. The first strip-shaped structure extends from a first connection on... Agent:
20130298956 - Thermoelectric power generation using aircraft fuselage temperature differential: An electric power generation system employs a thermoelectric generator placed between an aircraft inner skin and an aircraft outer skin. The thermoelectric generator is configured to utilize a thermal differential between the inner and outer skin to generate electricity. An electrical interface is provided for access to the electricity generated... Agent: The Boeing Company
20130298957 - Electrically conductive nanocomposite material and thermoelectric device comprising the material: An electrically conductive composite material that includes an electrically conductive polymer, and at least one metal nanoparticle coated with a protective agent, wherein said protective agent includes a compound having a first part that has at least part of the molecular backbone of said electrically conductive polymer and a second... Agent:
20130298958 - Portable rigid solar photovoltaic module and applications: A frameless photovoltaic module constructed as a laminated sandwich comprising an optically transparent plastic film glazing layer, an optically transparent upper adhesive layer, a matrix of PV cells, a middle layer adhering said PV cells to a PV cells back lining layer consisting of a matrix of an individual plastic... Agent:
20130298959 - Shade-tolerant thin film photovoltaic panel: A thin film photovoltaic panel includes a first plurality of photovoltaic cells electrically connected in series and arranged in a radial pattern. Another thin film photovoltaic panel has a first plurality of photovoltaic cells electrically connected in series. Each of the cells produces a respective current substantially equal to a... Agent:
20130298960 - Solar cell module and fabrication method of the same: A method for fabricating a solar cell module comprises: dispersing carbon nanotubes into a soldering flux; spraying the soldering flux including the carbon nanotubes, onto connection parts between solar cell devices and an interconnector; and connecting the solar cell devices with the interconnector using the soldering flux.... Agent: Lsis Co., Ltd.
20130298961 - Solar power system for space vehicles or satellites using inverted metamorphic multijunction solar cells: A system for generating electrical power from solar radiation utilizing a thin film III-V compound multijunction semiconductor solar cell mounted on a support in a non-planar configuration is disclosed herein.... Agent:
20130298962 - Portable modular solar energy power generating system: A portable modular solar energy generating system is disclosed. The system includes a plurality of modular photovoltaic solar panels that collect solar energy and convert the solar energy to DC power. Each modular panel also contains a micro-inverter for converting the DC power to AC power at the site of... Agent:
20130298963 - Lateral photovoltaic device for near field use: A device, method and process of fabricating an interdigitated multicell thermo-photo-voltaic component that is particularly efficient for generating electrical energy from photons in the red and near-infrared spectrum received from a heat source in the near field. Where the absorbing region is germanium, the device is capable of generating electrical... Agent: Mtpv, LLC.
20130298964 - Manageable hybrid plant using photovoltaic and solar thermal technology and associated operating method: The photovoltaic modules of the invention are located in: in the north or south side of the tower not occupied by the cavity; the area surrounding the solar receivers of the tower; on covers or roofs of the plant at the rear of the heliostats; on land annexed to the... Agent: Abengoa Solar New Technologies, S.a.
20130298966 - Solar cell module: A solar cell module is provided with a plurality of solar cells each having a rectangular shape with chamfered corners, a protection member arranged in a light receiving surface side of the solar cells, and a reflection member having a rectangular shape in a plan view. The reflection member is... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
20130298965 - Solar module and fabricating method thereof: A solar module is disclosed, which includes a back plate, a reflecting structure, one or more solar cell units, a bottom sealant, a top sealant, and a transparent plate. The reflecting structure is disposed on the back plate. The reflecting structure has inclines and a reflector layer. The solar cell... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation
20130298967 - Tandem solar cell structure and fabrication method thereof: A tandem solar cell structure includes a substrate, a conductive layer, a bottom solar cell combination and a top solar cell, The bottom solar cell combination includes a plurality of solar cell units and is disposed on the substrate. A conductive layer is disposed between the top solar cell and... Agent: Gcsol Tech Co., Ltd.
20130298970 - Solar cell module: A solar cell module includes a solar cell panel which includes multiple solar cells, a bus bar being disposed at a side of the solar cell panel, an external interconnection cable including a bypass diode, and connected to the bus bar, and a case including an inner space for accommodating... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.
20130298969 - Solar module: A solar module is provided and includes a support element, a frame body, a photoelectric conversion module, and a protection element. An accommodating space is formed in a region surrounded by the frame body. The photoelectric conversion module is located in the accommodating space. The support element extends past the... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation
20130298968 - Solar panel racking system having separate support structure and cover assembly: A ballasted mounting system for positioning a solar panel on a mounting surface. The system comprises a support structure and a cover assembly fastened to the support structure. The support structure has a plurality of support members for retaining the solar panel over the mounting surface at an inclined angle... Agent:
20130298971 - Cost-efficent high power pecvd deposition for solar cells: A method for forming a photovoltaic device includes providing a substrate. A layer is deposited to form one or more layers of a photovoltaic stack on the substrate. The depositing of the amorphous layer includes performing a high power flash deposition for depositing a first portion of the layer. A... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130298977 - Method of forming an array of nanostructures: A method of forming an array of nanostructures includes forming a plurality of seed points on a surface of a substrate, and growing masks from the seed points to create masked regions of the substrate underlying the masks. A remainder of the substrate comprises an unmasked region. Each mask and... Agent:
20130298972 - Optoelectronic device and the manufacturing method thereof: A method for manufacturing an optoelectronic device includes steps of: providing an optoelectronic structure; forming a first contact layer having a pattern on the upper surface of the optoelectronic structure; forming a dielectric layer on the first contact layer and the optoelectronic structure; removing the dielectric layer on the first... Agent: Epistar Corporation
20130298978 - Quantum dot solar cell: Solar cells with enhanced efficiency are disclosed. An example solar cell includes a first electrode (12). The first electrode (12) includes an electron conductor film (14). A quantum dot layer (16) is coupled to the electron conductor film (14). An electrolyte solution (18) is disposed adjacent to the quantum dot... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20130298979 - Semiconductor components and process for the production thereof: A method for producing a light-absorbing semiconductor component, wherein at least one partial area of a semiconductor substrate is irradiated with a plurality of laser pulses having a predefinable length, wherein the pulse shape of the laser pulses is adapted to at least one predefinable desired shape by modulation of... Agent:
20130298976 - Solar cell and manufacturing method thereof: According to example embodiments, a solar cell includes a photovoltaic layer, a plurality of front electrodes, a rear electrode, and a transparent subsidiary electrode. The plurality of front electrodes and the rear electrode are disposed respectively on front and rear surfaces of the photovoltaic layer. The subsidiary electrode is disposed... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20130298975 - Solar cell and method for manufacturing the same: A solar cell according to an embodiment includes a semiconductor substrate; a first dopant layer formed at one surface of the semiconductor substrate; and a first electrode electrically connected to the first dopant layer. At least a part of the first dopant layer includes a pre-amorphization element, and a concentration... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20130298974 - Solar cell, method for manufacturing dopant layer, and method for manufacturing solar cell: In a method of manufacturing a solar cell includes forming a dopant layer by doping a dopant of a first conductive type and a count dopant of a second conductive type opposite to the first conductive type to a surface of a semiconductor substrate. Here, a doping amount of the... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.
20130298973 - Tunneling-junction solar cell with shallow counter doping layer in the substrate: One embodiment of the present invention provides a tunneling junction solar cell. The solar cell includes a base layer, an emitter layer situated adjacent to the shallow counter doping layer, a surface field layer situated adjacent to a side of the base layer opposite to the shallow counter doping layer,... Agent: Silevo, Inc.
20130298980 - Cone-shaped holes for high efficiency thin film solar cells: A photovoltaic device includes a substrate having a plurality of hole shapes formed therein. The plurality of hole shapes each have a hole opening extending from a first surface and narrowing with depth into the substrate. The plurality of hole shapes form a hole pattern on the first surface, and... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20130298983 - Corrosion-resistant photovoltaic module: The present invention relates to a corrosion-resistant photovoltaic module characterized in that an interconnector ribbon connects the photovoltaic cells and a sacrificial metal as an anode for cathodic protection is attached to the interconnector ribbon to prevent corrosion of a connective part between the photovoltaic cells. The present invention can... Agent: Korea University Research And Business Foundation
20130298981 - Dye-sensitized solar cell based on indirect charge transfer: A dye-sensitized solar cell that includes an electrode having a semiconductor nanoparticle layer dispersed on a transparent conductive substrate, a plurality of semiconductor nanofibers dispersed on the nanoparticle layer, a first light absorption material is attached to the plurality of semiconductor nanofibers in which the first light absorption material having... Agent: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
20130298982 - Glass composition and its use in conductive silver paste: A lead-tellurium-lithium-titanium-oxide glass composition is useful as a component of a conductive silver paste. Especially useful are P-containing and V-containing lead-tellurium-lithium-titanium-oxide glass composition. Conductive silver via paste comprising particulate conductive silver and any of the lead-tellurium-lithium-titanium-oxide glass compositions of the invention can be used in providing the metallization of the... Agent: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company
20130298987 - Method for manufacturing a multilayer of a transparent conductive oxide: A multi-part transparent conductive zinc oxide layer for a photoelectric conversion device, and a method of producing same. The transparent conductive zinc oxide layer includes at least one basic layer sequence with a varying boron dopant concentration. The basic layer sequence includes a thinner transparent conductive zinc oxide higher-boron-doped layer... Agent: Tel Solar Ag
20130298986 - Method for manufacturing photoelectric conversion element and photoelectric conversion element: A method for manufacturing a photoelectric conversion element includes: forming a hole injection layer by applying a solvent containing a first p-type organic semiconductor and an oxidant capable of oxidizing the first p-type organic semiconductor on a transparent substrate and a transparent electrode provided on the transparent substrate and by... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20130298985 - Microelectronic structures including cuprous oxide semiconductors and having improved p-n heterojunctions: The present invention provides strategies for making higher quality p-n heterojunctions that incorporate cuprous oxide and another material suitable for forming the heterojunction. When incorporated into microelectronic devices, these improved heterojunctions would be expected to provide improved microelectronic properties such as improved defect density, in particular lower interfacial defect density... Agent: California Institute Of Technology
20130298984 - Passivation of silicon surfaces using intermediate ultra-thin silicon oxide layer and outer passivating dielectric layer: Methods, structures and devices are provided in which a crystalline silicon surface is passivated by an ultra-thin silicon oxide layer and an outer passivating dielectric layer, where the ultra-thin silicon oxide layer has a thickness on an Angstrom scale. In some embodiments, both layers are formed by low temperature processes.... Agent:
20130298988 - Solar battery and method of manufacturing solar battery: There is provided a solar battery, including: a solar cell including a porous electrode provided on at least one surface of a substrate; a conductive wire electrically connected to the porous electrode; and an adhesive material provided between the porous electrode and the conductive wire, wherein a part of the... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
20130298989 - Semiconductor laminate, semiconductor device, method for producing semiconductor laminate, and method for manufacturing semiconductor device: Provided is a method for manufacturing a semiconductor device. Also provided are: a semiconductor device which can be obtained by the method; and a dispersion that can be used in the method. A method for manufacturing a semiconductor device (500a) of the present invention comprises the steps (a)-(c) described below.... Agent: Teijin Limited
20130298991 - Phase change aggregates including particulate phase change material: The present invention provides methods of producing manufactured aggregates and other compositions from a particulate PCM slurry, suspension or emulsion by combining a cementitious binder and a adsorbent and/or absorbent with the PCM slurry. The PCM-containing composition can be produced in an agglomeration process. The ingredients can also be mixed... Agent: PCm Innovations LLC
20130298990 - Reflective photovoltaic solar concentration system: A reflective photovoltaic solar concentration system is formed by a primary reflecting mirror (1) changing the direction of the light beams entering the system and redirecting the beams toward a secondary reflecting mirror (2), changing again the direction of the received light beams and redirecting them toward a tertiary optical... Agent: Abengoa Solar New Technologies, S.a.
20130298992 - Photovoltaic device: A method to improve CdTe-based photovoltaic device efficiency is disclosed. The CdTe-based photovoltaic device can include oxygen or silicon in semiconductor layers.... Agent: First Solar, Inc.
20130298993 - Organic photovoltaic devices comprising fullerenes and derivatives thereof: Photovoltaic cells comprising an active layer comprising, as p-type material, conjugated polymers such as polythiophene and regioregular polythiophene, and as n-type material at least one fullerene derivative. The fullerene derivative can be C60, C70, or C84. The fullerene also can be functionalized with indene groups. Improved efficiency can be achieved.... Agent:11/07/2013 > 26 patent applications in 13 patent subcategories.
20130291919 - Concentrated photovoltaic/quantum well thermoelectric power source: A solar power source is a multi-layer structure consisting of photovoltaic and quantum well thermoelectric modules in electrical contact with, but thermally insulating from, each other. The structure generates power when focused solar energy is directed at the photovoltaic module which generates power, heats up, and subsequently generates a thermal... Agent: Hamilton Sundstrand Space Systems International, Inc.
20130291920 - Modulable and adjustable thermoelectric device and operating method of the thermoelectric device: The thermoelectric device includes a first set of identical unitary thereto-electric systems, each system including at least one thermocouple and the first set has at least one faulty unitary thermoelectric system. It further has devices for detecting functional unitary thermoelectric systems of the first set of unitary thermoelectric systems, and... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives
20130291921 - Thermoelectric device: A thermoelectric device includes a thermoelectric element module arranged such that the vertically upper side is the cooling side and the vertically lower side is the heating side. On the cooling side of the thermoelectric element module, a DC-DC converter, a cooler, and a heat-transfer grease layer are arranged in... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
20130291922 - Composite modular power generating systems and methods: A photovoltaic mount can include a groove to receive a plurality of photovoltaic panels spaced by seismic gaps, a wall coupled to a structural framing channel, and modular connecting devices to couple the plurality of photovoltaic panels to portions of the groove. The photovoltaic mount can be fabricated away from... Agent: Bartos Architecture, Inc.
20130291924 - Photovoltaic device, manufacturing method thereof, and photovoltaic module: A photovoltaic device includes a silicon substrate of a first conduction type that includes an impurity diffusion layer on one surface side; a light-receiving-surface side electrode that includes a plurality of grid electrodes electrically connected to the impurity diffusion layer; and a back-surface side electrode formed on the other surface... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
20130291923 - Washing apparatus for solar cell module, and solar cell module including same: Provided is a washing apparatus for a solar cell module, the washing apparatus, including: a solar cell module which obtains solar energy from sunlight; a watering party which is disposed at an upper end of the solar cell module to sparkle water; a collection party which is disposed at a... Agent:
20130291928 - Photovoltaic equipment: A photovoltaic unit can minimally reduce a displacement of focus positions from solar cells and prevent a decrease in power generation efficiency even if elastic behaviors of a Fresnel lens sheet and a base plate on which solar cells are arranged due to changes in temperature and humidity are different.... Agent: Kuraray Co., Ltd.
20130291925 - Solar cell wafer and method of producing the same: A solar cell wafer having a porous layer on a surface of a semiconductor wafer typified by a silicon wafer, which can further reduce reflection loss of light at the surface. A solar cell wafer 100 of the present invention has a porous layer 11 having a pore diameter of... Agent:
20130291927 - Solar power generation method with non-equidirectional solar tracking stages and apparatus thereof: A solar power generation method with non-equidirectional solar tracking stages and an apparatus thereof. At the sunrise stage, a solar power generation module is gradually pivotally rotated from an initial position to the sun in a direction reverse to the moving direction of the sun. After the solar power generation... Agent: Topper Sun Energy Technology Co., Ltd.
20130291926 - Solar tracking apparatus: A solar tracking apparatus is provided having pivoting struts located proximate the north and south sides of the collector surface. The crossed struts permit the inclination angle of the collector surface to be varied throughout the day without heavy supports. The support frame can be adapted for quick assembly, disassembly... Agent: Matalon Energy, LLC
20130291929 - Long-life optical concentrator based on a specific fresnel lens produced from polymeric materials for solar power generation: The present invention relates to a concentrator for focusing solar radiation, having surface structuring in the form of one or more Fresnel lenses on the lower side, and to the production thereof from polymeric materials by means of a specific extrusion process. The inventive concentrator can be employed in plants... Agent: Evonik Roehm Gmbh
20130291930 - Photoelectric conversion device using tiof2 as semiconductor: Use of TiOF2 as semiconductor in a photoelectric conversion device, in particular in a dye-sensitized solar cell. A photoelectric conversion device, in particular a dye-sensitized solar cell, comprising a semiconductor layer containing at least TiOF2. The TiOF2 is preferably used in the form of nanoparticles. Dyes, method(s) of making them,... Agent: Solvay Sa
20130291931 - Catalytic smog reduction: Illustratively, an electrical generator includes a photovoltaic element which converts light produced by a surface into electrical power, the surface located in thermal communication with exhaust gases produced by an exothermic chemical reaction; a heat exchanger which takes at least a majority of thermal energy in the exhaust gases, after... Agent: Green Light Industries, Inc.
20130291932 - Doping pattern for point contact solar cells: Methods of doping a solar cell, particularly a point contact solar cell, are disclosed. One surface of a solar cell may require portions to be n-doped, while other portions are p-doped. At least one lithography step can be eliminated by the use of a blanket doping of species having one... Agent: Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc.
20130291933 - Siox n-layer for microcrystalline pin junction: The present invention concerns a light conversion device comprising at least direction of impinging light one photovoltaic light conversion layer stack (43, 51) comprising a p-i-n junction and situated between a front (42) and back (47) electrode, wherein the n-layer (49) of the layer stack (43) situated closest to the... Agent: Tel Solar Ag
20130291939 - Emitter for silicon solar cells and method: The present invention relates to photovoltaic devices such as silicon solar cells. Devices shown exhibit improved low light performance and increased breakdown strength. Reasons for such improvements includes emitter concentration profiles leading to significantly reduced leakage currents.... Agent:
20130291937 - Method for producing a solar cell: A device including a surface layer of a selected material in a predetermined pattern on a substrate surface. A groove or ridge arranged in the substrate surface includes a bottom or top face, respectively, and at least one side face sloping relative to the bottom or top face. The surface... Agent: Institutt For Energiteknikk
20130291940 - Method of forming contacts for a back-contact solar cell: Methods of forming contacts for solar cells are described. In one embodiment, a method includes forming a silicon layer above a substrate, forming and patterning a solid-state p-type dopant source on the silicon layer, forming an n-type dopant source layer over exposed regions of the silicon layer and over a... Agent:
20130291935 - Optical anti-reflection structure and solar cell including the same, and method for making the optical anti-reflection structure: Disclosed herein is an optical anti-reflective structure. The antireflective structure comprises a concave-convex surface structure and a nanoscale columnar structure on the surface of the concave-convex surface structure. Furthermore, a structure of a solar cell having the antireflective structure and a method of making the above antireflective structure are also... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation
20130291936 - Solar cell: A solar cell is provided. The solar cell includes a substrate, a first electrode, a second electrode, a seed layer, and a plurality of nanorods. The substrate has a first surface and a second surface opposite to each other. A conductive type of a portion of the substrate adjacent to... Agent: Sino-american Silicon Products Inc.
20130291938 - Thin film photovoltaic cell and method of manufacture of same: A thin film photovoltaic cell is configured such that a rear face electrode layer, a photoelectric conversion layer and a transparent electrode layer are stacked in this order on one face of an insulating substrate, a back face electrode layer is deposited on the other face, and both electrode layers... Agent: Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.
20130291934 - Thin film solar cell structure: A thin film solar cell includes a protection layer, a substrate and a photovoltaic conversion structure having a stack of one or several of non-planar light absorption layers, a first conductive layer being light transmissive and a second conductive layer being at least partially transparent or totally reflective. When the... Agent:
20130291941 - Solid-state dye-sensitized solar cell using sodium or potassium ionic dopant: A solid-state hole transport composite material (ssHTM) is provided made from a p-type organic semiconductor and a dopant material serving as a source for either sodium (Na+) or potassium (K+) ions. The p-type organic semiconductor may be molecular (a collection of discrete molecules, that are either chemically identical or different),... Agent:
20130291942 - Back sheet for solar cell, and solar cell module: A solar cell backsheet including: a support; and a first polymer layer which is formed on one side of the support and which includes: from 0.8 g/m2 to 15.0 g/m2 of a binder resin including at least one selected from the group consisting of a polyolefin ionomer having a polar... Agent:
20130291944 - Material composition for organic photoelectric conversion layer, organic photoelectric conversion element, method for producing organic photoelectric conversion element, and solar cell: It is an object of the present invention to provide a material composition for a bulk-heterojunction-type organic photoelectric conversion layer having high photoelectric conversion efficiency and durability through formation of a stable phase-separated structure by drying in a short time with high productivity and to provide an organic photoelectric conversion... Agent: Konica Minolta, Inc.
20130291943 - Photoelectric conversion element: Disclosed is a photoelectric conversion element which includes a semiconductor electrode, an opposite electrode, and an electrolyte layer held between the semiconductor electrode and the opposite electrode, and which is a photoelectric conversion element of high practical use using a redox couple which has high transparency and ease of enclosure... Agent:Previous industry: Tent, canopy, umbrella, or cane
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