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Batteries: thermoelectric and photoelectric

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07/10/2014 > 26 patent applications in 12 patent subcategories.

20140190542 - Wafer scale thermoelectric energy harvester: An integrated circuit may include a substrate and a dielectric layer formed over the substrate. A plurality of p-type thermoelectric elements and a plurality of n-type thermoelectric elements may be disposed within the dielectric layer. The p-type thermoelectric elements and the n-type thermoelectric elements may be connected in series while... Agent: Analog Devices Technology

20140190543 - Wafer scale thermoelectric energy harvester: An integrated circuit may include a substrate and a dielectric layer formed over the substrate. A plurality of p-type thermoelectric elements and a plurality of n-type thermoelectric elements may be disposed within the dielectric layer. The p-type thermoelectric elements and the n-type thermoelectric elements may be connected in series while... Agent: Analog Devices, Inc.

20140190544 - Thermoelectric conversion material and producing method thereof, and thermoelectric conversion element using the same: Compound semiconductors, expressed by the following formula: Bi1-xMxCuwOa-yQ1yTeb-zQ2z. Here, M is at least one element selected from the group consisting of Ba, Sr, Ca, Mg, Cs, K, Na, Cd, Hg, Sn, Pb, Eu, Sm, Mn, Ga, In, Tl, As and Sb; Q1 and Q2 are at least one element selected... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140190545 - Integrated back-sheet assembly for photovoltaic module: A process for forming a back-sheet assembly for a photovoltaic module having multiple solar cells with back-side electrical contacts includes providing a substrate, adhering an electrically conductive metal circuit to the substrate, adhering release pads to the metal circuit in a pattern, adhering an insulating layer to the metal circuit,... Agent: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company

20140190549 - Solar cell and solar module: A solar module with improved output characteristics is provided. A finger portion (21a) includes a finger portion main body (21a1), a wide portion (21a2) which is wider than the finger portion main body (21a1) and is connected electrically to a wiring member (30), and a narrow portion (21a3) which is... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20140190547 - Solar cell module, and method for manufacturing solar cell module: A solar cell module is provided with: solar cells, each of which has bus bar sections on main surfaces thereof; adhesive layers, which are provided on the bus bar sections, respectively; and a wiring material, which is connected to the bus bar sections by means of the adhesive layers, and... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20140190548 - Solar cell, solar cell module, and method for manufacturing solar cell module: A solar module and a manufacturing method for a solar module with improved reliability are provided. The solar module includes a solar cell and a wiring member. A wiring member is connected electrically to the solar cell. The solar cell includes a photoelectric conversion unit, electrodes, and resin members. The... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20140190546 - Solar module and solar module manufacturing method: A manufacturing method suitable for solar modules is provided. A solar cell string 25 is inspected for the presence of any defective solar cell 20. When a defective solar cell 20a is found, the wiring members 30a, 30b bonding the defective solar cell 20a to the solar cells 20b, 20c... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20140190550 - Tandem solar cell with graphene interlayer and method of making: A tandem solar cell with graphene interlayer and method of making are disclosed. The graphene interlayer can serve as a recombination contact to a pair of photoactive subcells electrically connected in series or as a common electrode to a pair of photoactive subcells electrically connected in parallel. The highly conducting,... Agent: National University Of Singapore

20140190551 - Truck mounted solar panel system: Solar power and other renewable energy systems are useful for generating electrical energy with no environmental effects. Example embodiments of the present invention provide for mobile transport of power generation systems, such as a solar power energy collection system, that can be transported via a mobile system, such as a... Agent: French Development Enterprises, LLC

20140190555 - Concentrating solar energy collector: Systems, methods, and apparatus by which solar energy may be collected to provide electricity or a combination of heat and electricity are disclosed herein.... Agent: Cogenra Solar, Inc.

20140190553 - Method and apparatus for generating solarpower: A light energy collection apparatus, comprising a one or more concentrating optics to transfer light energy from a source of the light energy to a target of the light energy. A substrate having a photovoltaic cell (PVC) deposited thereon is the target. The PVC is to collect the light energy... Agent:

20140190554 - Monolithic multiple solar cells: A monolithic multiple solar cell includes at least three partial cells, with a semiconductor mirror placed between two partial cells. The aim of the invention is to improve the radiation stability of said solar cell. For this purpose, the semiconductor mirror has a high degree of reflection in at least... Agent: Azur Space Solar Power Gmbh

20140190552 - Variable optical density solar collector: The invention described here is a variable optical density solar collector optimized to be used in a nominally vertical orientation and in synergy with an adjacent, complementary solar concentrator.... Agent:

20140190557 - Method for producing solar cell module, solar cell backside sealing sheet, and solar cell module: A method of producing a solar cell module including forming a silicon oxide layer by coating a paint containing at least one of silicate hydrolysis products and silica particles on at least one side of a base film; and adhering said silicon oxide layer with a silicone sealing material layer.... Agent: Toray Industries, Inc.

20140190556 - Solar array system for covering a body of water: Systems and methods for supporting a solar panel array are disclosed, with embodiments specifically directed to spanning bodies of water such as aqueducts, canals, or other waterways. Cable truss assemblies are used to support panel receivers and solar panels mounted over the panel receivers. The cable truss assemblies are supported... Agent:

20140190559 - Monolithic multiple solar cells: A monolithic multiple solar cell includes at least three partial cells, with a semiconductor mirror placed between two partial cells. The aim of the invention is to improve the radiation stability of said solar cell. For this purpose, the semiconductor mirror has a high degree of reflection in at least... Agent: Azur Space Solar Power Gmbh

20140190558 - Tandem solar cell: A solar cell is configured by: arranging two glass substrates, each of which is provided with a transparent conductive layer, so that the transparent conductive layers face each other; disposing a titanium dioxide layer on one glass substrate; disposing silicon dioxide particles on the other glass substrate; and filling the... Agent: International Frontier Technology Laboratory, Inc.

20140190560 - Back-side electrode of p-type solar cell: A back-side aluminum electrode adjacently formed on silicon wafer of p-type solar cell, comprising, (a) first aluminum layer and (b) second aluminum layer, wherein (a) first aluminum layer formed adjacent to the silicon wafer, formed from first aluminum paste comprises aluminum powder and glass frit, wherein the weight ratio of... Agent: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company

20140190563 - Solar cell and method for manufacturing solar cell: A solar cell is provided with: a photoelectric conversion unit; terminal sections for plating, which are formed on the light receiving surface of the photoelectric conversion unit; and a plated electrode formed on the light receiving surface by means of electrolytic plating using the terminal sections for plating. The terminal... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20140190562 - Solar cell backsheet and solar cell module: A solar cell backsheet is provided which includes: a substrate that is a biaxially stretched polyethylene terephthalate film having a pre-peak temperature of from 160° C. to 225° C. as measured by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC); a coating layer that is provided at at least one side of the substrate,... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20140190561 - Solar cell with reduced base diffusion area: In one embodiment, a solar cell has base and emitter diffusion regions formed on the back side. The emitter diffusion region is configured to collect minority charge carriers in the solar cell, while the base diffusion region is configured to collect majority charge carriers. The emitter diffusion region may be... Agent: Sunpower Corporation

20140190564 - Heterojunction iii-v solar cell performance: An InxGa1-xAs interlayer is provided between a III-V base and an intrinsic amorphous semiconductor layer of a heterojunction III-V solar cell structure. Improved surface passivation and open circuit voltage may be obtained through the incorporation of the interlayer within the structure.... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140190565 - Polymer/inorganic multi-layer encapsulation film: This invention relates to a polymer/inorganic multi-layer encapsulation film, and more particularly, to a multi-layer encapsulation film, which includes a plasma polymer thin film layer formed using a cross-shaped precursor having Si—O bonding and an inorganic thin film layer, and ensures flexibility and has improved encapsulation.... Agent:

20140190567 - Additives for dye-sensitized solar cells: The present invention relates to the use of at least one imidazol derivative of formula I or 1-(3,3,4,4,4-pentafluorobutyl)-1H-imidazole, 1-(3,3,4,4,4-pentafluorobutyl)-1,2,3-triazole or 1-(2′-thioethyl)ethylimidazole as additive in dye-sensitized solar cells and to special electrolyte formulations and a dye-sensitized solar cell comprising at least one compound of formula I or 1-(3,3,4,4,4-pentafluorobutyl)-1H-imidazole, 1-(3,3,4,4,4-pentafluorobutyl)-1,2,3-triazole or 1-(2′-thioethyl)ethylimidazole.... Agent: Merck Patent Gmbh

20140190566 - Organic photoelectric conversion element and organic solar cell using the same: An organic photoelectric conversion element having: a transparent first electrode; a power generation layer having a p-type organic semiconductor material and an n-type organic semiconductor material; and a second electrode, on a transparent substrate, in which the power generation layer is a bulk heterojunction power generation layer including the p-type... Agent: Konica Minolta, Inc.

  
07/03/2014 > 38 patent applications in 15 patent subcategories.

20140182644 - Structures and methods for multi-leg package thermoelectric devices: Thermoelectric device with a multi-leg package and method thereof. The thermoelectric device includes a first ceramic base structure including a first surface and a second surface, and a first plurality of pads including one or more first materials thermally and electrically conductive. The first plurality of pads are attached to... Agent: Alphabet Energy, Inc.

20140182645 - Thermoelectric conversion element and thermoelectric conversion method: Provided is a thermoelectric conversion element capable of converting both a temperature gradient in an in-plane direction and a temperature gradient in a direction perpendicular to plane into electric power at the same time. The thermoelectric conversion element includes: a substrate; a magnetic film provided on the substrate and formed... Agent: Nec Corporation

20140182646 - Thermoelectric material and thermoelectric device including the same: A thermoelectric material includes a stack structure including alternately stacked first and second material layers. The first material layer may include a carbon nano-material. The second material layer may include a thermoelectric inorganic material. The first material layer may include a thermoelectric inorganic material in addition to the carbon nano-material.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140182647 - Process for manufacturing a thermoelectric device, especially intended to generate an electrical current in an automotive vehicle, and thermoelectric device obtained by such a process: The invention relates to a method of manufacturing a thermoelectric device comprising a plurality of thermoelectric components (4) for creating an electric current from a temperature gradient applied between two faces (3a, 3b) thereof. In the method, a thermally conductive support (30) is provided in contact with a hot or... Agent:

20140182648 - Accumulated type thermoelectric generator for vehicle: An accumulated type thermoelectric generator that includes an assembly of a plurality of unit modules in which a first thermoelectric element and a second thermoelectric element are installed, is mounted between an exhaust gas inlet pipe and an exhaust gas outlet pipe. A coolant inlet is formed within an upper... Agent:

20140182649 - Accumulated type thermoelectric generator for vehicle: In one embodiment, a thermoelectric generator for a vehicle is provided. In particular, a thermoelectric generator is provided that includes a thermoelectric generating unit which is mounted between an exhaust gas inlet pipe through which an exhaust gas flows within and an exhaust gas outlet pipe through which the exhaust... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140182651 - Integrated junction insulation for photovoltaic module: The disclosure relates to apparatus and methods of photovoltaic or solar module design and fabrication. A photovoltaic module includes one or more photovoltaic (PV) cells arranged in an array and sandwiched between a support and a top layer, one or more junction insulation structures laminated and integrated within the PC... Agent: Nanosolar, Inc.

20140182650 - Module integrated circuit: The disclosure relates to apparatus and methods of photovoltaic or solar module design and fabrication. A photovoltaic (PV) module includes one or more photovoltaic cells mounted to a support, a first terminal connected to at least one of the one or more PV cells, a second terminal connected to at... Agent: Nanosolar, Inc.

20140182652 - Roof panel having dye-sensitized solar cell: A roof panel is provided that includes a dye-sensitized solar cell. In particular, the roof panel includes a plurality of dye-sensitized solar cell unit modules having a matrix array. Electrodes of the dye-sensitized solar cell unit modules are disposed and joined to each other across a wire connection structure. Here,... Agent:

20140182653 - Solar cell and solar cell module using the same: Disclosed are a solar cell and a solar cell module using the same. The solar cell according to the embodiment includes a stepped portion on a support substrate; a back electrode layer having a first height difference on the support substrate and the stepped portion; a light absorbing layer having... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

20140182657 - Concentrating solar cell module and method for producing concentrating solar cell module: The present invention provides a concentrating solar cell module comprising: a base portion having a plurality of mounting regions for mounting solar cells and a plurality of lead electrodes for electrically connecting the solar cells with external electrodes; a support molded with a thermosetting resin such that each of the... Agent: Shin-etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.

20140182660 - Concentrating solar energy collector: Systems, methods, and apparatus by which solar energy may be collected to provide electricity, heat, or a combination of heat and electricity are disclosed herein.... Agent: Cogenra Solar, Inc.

20140182659 - Methods for optimizing materials for lenses and lens arrays and devices thereof: This technology relates generally to methods for the fabrication of lenses which include a glass carrier and an at least partially transmissive layer with one or more slope facets coupled together by one or more draft facets on a surface of the glass carrier. This technology also relates to the... Agent: Orafol Americas Inc.

20140182655 - Mounting procedure of a high-concentration photovoltaic solar module and module thus mounted: i

20140182658 - Solar energy converter: According to one aspect, there is provided a solar energy converter, including: a lens; a base plate having a first surface that faces the lens and a second surface that is opposite to the first surface; and a solar cell sandwiched between the lens and the base plate, wherein both... Agent: Alpha Solar Pte Ltd

20140182654 - Support for solar energy collection: A solar energy collection system can include support devices made with bearings. Such bearings can include an inner partially toroidal surface for sliding contact and support of an outer surface of a torque tube. The toroidal surface can be made with a single radius of curvature or multiple radiuses of... Agent: Sunpower Corporation

20140182656 - Wideband light energy waveguide and detector: An electromagnetic energy concentrator uses a prism and waveguide with a gap layer of uniform thickness disposed between the prism and a first surface of waveguide. Energy detectors, which may be photovoltaics or miniaturized antenna elements are disposed adjacent to and co-extensive with a second surface of the waveguide. The... Agent: Ami Research & Development, LLC

20140182664 - Articles comprising high melt flow ionomeric compositions: A polymeric film or sheet comprising an ionomeric composition comprising ionomeric copolymer of an alpha olefin and about 1 to about 30 wt % of alpha,beta-ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid having 3 to 8 carbons, based on the total weight of the ionomeric copolymer, wherein the carboxylic acid is neutralized to... Agent: E. I. Du Pont De Nemours And Company

20140182662 - Method and apparatus for forming and mounting a photovoltaic array: The method and apparatus for forming and mounting a photovoltaic (PV) array of this invention is disclosed and provides, without limitation, (i) 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... Agent: Zep Solar, Inc.

20140182661 - Photovoltaic module frame with improved bondability: A photovoltaic module can be formed with a laminate bonded to frame members. The frame members can extend around the periphery of the laminate. The frame members can include surface features which increase the surface area of the portion of the frame member bonded to the laminate, and thereby improve... Agent: Sunpower Corporation

20140182663 - Photovoltaic panel system, photovoltaic panel fastening device, and method of installing photovoltaic panel system: A photovoltaic panel fastening device includes a loading pedestal, a first supporting plate and a second supporting plate. The loading pedestal includes a plurality of side plates and a bottom plate. The side plates are respectively connected to two opposite sides above the bottom plate, and construct a loading recess.... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20140182665 - Optical absorbers: Optical absorbers, solar cells comprising the optical absorbers, and methods for making the absorbers are disclosed. The optical absorber comprises a layer comprising a semiconductor having a bandgap of between about 1.0 eV and about 1.6 eV on a substrate. The thickness of the layer is from about 1 to... Agent: Intermolecular, Inc.

20140182666 - Quantum dot-sensitized solar cell having pbs counter electrode and manufacturing method thereof: Quantum dot-sensitized solar cell and manufacturing method thereof are provided. The proposed quantum dot-sensitized solar cell has a counter electrode with a PbS thin-film layer and a polysulfide electrolyte contacting the PbS thin-film layer.... Agent:

20140182669 - Dye-sensitized solar cell and method for manufacturing the same: A dye-sensitized solar cell 10 is provided with a dye-sensitized solar cell components unit 14 arranged within a cylindrical transparent member 12, the unit having an electrolyte layer, current collecting electrode 18, and porous semiconductor layer 20 carrying dye cylindrically laminated in this order centering around a cathode electrode layer... Agent: Nippon Steel & Sumikin Chemical Co., Ltd.

20140182668 - High efficiency silicon-compatible photodetectors based on ge quantum dots and ge/si hetero-nanowires: The present disclosure focuses on Ge nanostructured materials for optoelectronic devices: including high-efficiency quantum dot (QD) photodetectors and Si and Ge heteronanowire solar cells. The common thread among these materials is the use of Ge/Si or Ge/oxide barriers to confine carriers and enhance photoconductive gain in detectors and optical absorption... Agent: Brown University

20140182667 - Multijunction solar cell with low band gap absorbing layer in the middle cell: A multijunction photovoltaic cell including a top subcell; a second subcell disposed immediately adjacent to the top subcell and producing a first photo-generated current; and including a sequence of first and second different semiconductor layers with different lattice constant; and a lower subcell disposed immediately adjacent to the second subcell... Agent:

20140182671 - Back contact having selenium blocking layer for photovoltaic devices such as copper-indium-diselenide solar cells: A photovoltaic device (e.g., solar cell) includes: a front substrate (e.g., glass substrate); a semiconductor absorber film; a back contact including a first conductive layer of or including copper (Cu) and a second conductive layer of or including molybdenum (Mo); and a rear substrate (e.g., glass substrate). A selenium blocking... Agent: Guardian Industries Corp.

20140182672 - Composition for solar cell electrodes and electrode fabricated using the same: A composition for solar cell electrodes, a solar cell electrode prepared from the composition, a solar cell, and a method of manufacturing the same, the composition including silver powder; silver iodide; glass frit; and an organic vehicle, wherein the silver iodide is present in an amount of about 0.1 wt... Agent:

20140182673 - Insitu epitaxial deposition of front and back junctions in single crystal silicon solar cells: Fabrication of a single crystal silicon solar cell with an insitu epitaxially deposited very highly doped p-type silicon back surface field obviates the need for the conventional aluminum screen printing step, thus enabling a thinner silicon solar cell because of no aluminum induced bow in the cell. Furthermore, fabrication of... Agent: Crystal Solar, Inc.

20140182670 - Light trapping and antireflective coatings: Light trapping and antireflection coatings are described, together with methods for preparing the coatings. An exemplary method comprises forming a light trapping coating on a substrate and a conformal antireflection coating on the light trapping coating. The light trapping coating comprises particles embedded in a support matrix having a thickness... Agent: Intermolecular Inc.

20140182675 - Solar cell and production method for solar cell: A solar cell, comprising: a photoelectric conversion unit; a transparent conductive layer comprising a transparent conductive oxide, and formed upon the main surface of the photoelectric conversion unit; and a finger section and a bus bar section that are formed upon the transparent conductive layer. The transparent conductive layer has... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20140182674 - Transparent conductive film, method of producing the same, flexible organic electronic device, and organic thin-film solar battery: A transparent conductive film includes: a conductive stripe formed on a plastic support by a mask deposition process, the conductive stripe including a plurality of conductive lines made of a metal or an alloy having a film thickness of not less than 50 nm and not greater than 500 nm... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20140182677 - Photoelectric conversion element: A photoelectric conversion element according to an embodiments includes: a first metal layer; a semiconductor layer formed on the first metal layer; a second metal layer formed on the semiconductor layer, the second metal layer comprising a porous thin film with a plurality of openings each having a mean area... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140182676 - Spectrally selective panel: The present disclosure provides a spectrally selective panel that comprises a first panel portion that is at least partially transmissive for light having a wavelength in the visible wavelength range. The panel also comprises a first reflective component that is arranged to reflect incident light within an infrared (IR) wavelength... Agent: Tropiglas Technologies Ltd

20140182678 - Photovoltaic apparatus, photovoltaic module and fastener thereof: A photovoltaic apparatus includes at least one photovoltaic panel, at least one frame and at least one fastener. The frame includes at least one pair of holding parts, a sidewall and at least one protrusion. The photovoltaic panel is positioned between the holding parts. Part of the sidewall connects the... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20140182679 - Spectrally selective panel: The present invention disclosure provides a spectrally selective panel that comprises a first material being at least partially transmissive for light having a wavelength in the visible wavelength range and being arranged for guiding suitable light. Further, the panel comprises a diffractive element being positioned in, at or in the... Agent: Tropiglas Technologies Ltd

20140182680 - Electrolyte formulations: The present invention relates to electrolyte formulations comprising at least one compound comprising a dihydridodicyanoborate anion and their use in an eletrochemical and/or optoelectronic device such as a photovoltaic cell, a light emitting device, an electrochromic or photo-electrochromic device, an electrochemical sensor and/or biosensor, preferably their use in a dye... Agent: Merck Patent Gmbh

20140182681 - Electronic device and compound: The present invention relates to an electronic device comprising a compound according to formula 1 A-B (1) and wherein —Ar1 is a C6-C18 arylene, which can be monocyclic or polycyclic and may be optionally substituted by one or more C1-C10-alkyl or C3-C10-cycloalkyl groups, —Ar2 is a C6-C18 arene skeleton, optionally... Agent:

  
06/26/2014 > 47 patent applications in 14 patent subcategories.

20140174493 - Nanocomposite thermoelectric conversion material and method of manufacture thereof: A nanocomposite thermoelectric conversion material includes a matrix and semiconductor nanowires dispersed as a dispersant in the matrix. The semiconductor nanowires are arranged unidirectionally in a long axis direction of the semiconductor nanowires.... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20140174492 - Thermoelectric material and method for manufacturing the same: A thermoelectric material and a method for manufacturing the same are provided. The thermoelectric material includes a mixture of nano-thermoelectric crystal particles, micron-thermoelectric crystal particles and nano-metal particles.... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20140174494 - Thermoelectric material, thermoelectric element and apparatus including the same, and preparation method thereof: t

20140174495 - Thermoelectric conversion element and thermoelectric conversion power generation device: A thermoelectric conversion element comprising a thermoelectric conversion section and electrodes, wherein the thermoelectric conversion section includes at least: a thermoelectric conversion material section or a thermoelectric conversion material layer which is formed of a thermoelectric conversion material; and a charge transport section or a charge transport layer which is... Agent:

20140174496 - Hybrid generator using thermoelectric generation and piezoelectric generation: A hybrid generator using a thermoelectric generation and a piezoelectric generation are provided. The hybrid generator includes first and second insulating layers spaced apart from each other; a thermoelectric structure disposed between the first and second insulating layers; a first electrode disposed on the second insulating layer; a piezoelectric structure... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20140174497 - Packing of solar cell wafers: Solar cell wafers are fabricated, tested, and sorted into solar cell wafer stacks. A solar cell wafer stack includes a solar cell wafer with a front side that faces a front side of an adjacent solar cell wafer, and another solar cell wafer with a backside that directly contacts a... Agent:

20140174500 - Concentrator system: A concentrator system having an optical concentrator and a receiver with a carrier substrate and at least one photovoltaic solar cell. The optical concentrator and the receiver are arranged to concentrate incident electromagnetic radiation onto a front side of the solar cell. The solar cell has at least one base... Agent: Fraunhofer-gesellschaft Zur Forderung Der Angewandten Forschung E.v.

20140174501 - Enegry conversion device and method: An energy conversion device includes a holographic lens arranged between a glass slab and the first solar cell. The holographic lens is configured to concentrate a portion of a first component of impinging electromagnetic radiation onto the first solar cell and direct a portion of a second component of the... Agent:

20140174498 - Solar energy production system: A device for generating solar electrical energy generally includes an optic for focusing solar radiation, a collimating optic, a semi-conductor optical gates wedge disposed near the focal point of the collimation optic for dispersing incident solar radiation between a plurality of adjacent wavelength bands, an array of photovoltaic cells, each... Agent: Chromx, LLC.

20140174499 - Solar thermal heliostat: A heliostat for reflecting sunlight toward a target includes a first structure supporting a mirror including inner and outer tubes being rotatable relative to one another. A first actuator includes an electric motor driving a reduction gearset to rotate one of the first tubes and rotate the mirror about a... Agent:

20140174502 - Zenithal rotation module for orienting solar panels: Capable of supporting large radial loads due to heavy panels, with a simplified assembly but without compromise in terms of precision and robustness. It comprises an annular structural casing (1), a toothed crown (2) mounted in the structural casing (1), whereon an endless screw (3) actuated by a motor (4)... Agent: Tgb Rodamientos, S. L.

20140174503 - Energy convertor/concentrator system: The invention relates to an energy convertor/concentrator system (4) for directly converting solar energy into electric and/or thermal energy, containing at least one energy convertor. The aim of the invention is to provide at least one concentrating optic (5) for concentrating incident solar light (8) onto an absorber module (7).... Agent:

20140174504 - Solar concentrator configuration with improved manufacturability and efficiency: A solar concentrator comprises a pair of concentric reflectors having a spindle toroid geometry for focusing the collected solar radiation into a ring-shaped focal area, as opposed to the “point” or “line” focus of prior art configurations. In a preferred embodiment, each reflector is formed of a plurality of curved... Agent: Cewa Technologies, Inc.

20140174507 - Apparatus for photovoltaic power generation: A photovoltaic power generation apparatus including a photovoltaic power generator; a frame coupled to an edge of the photovoltaic power generator; and a holder coupled to the frame, the frame including a female coupling part coupled to the edge of the photovoltaic power generator, and an inserting part extending from... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co ., Ltd.

20140174510 - Attachment member and solar cell array using same: An attachment member and a solar cell array are disclosed. The attachment member includes a first member; a second member on the first member; and a fixing member that fixes the first and second members. The first member includes a bottom portion; two first side walls facing each other. The... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20140174509 - Multilayered polyolefin-based films having a layer comprising a crystalline block copolymer composite or a block copolymer composite resin: Disclosed are multilayer film structures comprising a layer (B) that comprises a crystalline block copolymer composite (CBC) or a specified block copolymer composite (BC), comprising i) an ethylene polymer (EP) comprising at least 80 mol % polymerized ethylene; ii) an alpha-olefin-based crystalline polymer (CAOP) and iii) a block copolymer comprising... Agent: Dow Global Technologies LLC

20140174511 - Photovoltaic array mounting apparatus, systems, and methods: The invention comprises an apparatus for mounting a photovoltaic (PV) module on a surface, comprising a support with an upper surface, a lower surface, tabs, one ore more openings, and a clip comprising an arm and a notch, where the apparatus resists wind forces and seismic forces and creates a... Agent: Zep Solar, Inc.

20140174512 - Production method of hole blocking layer, hole blocking layer, photoelectric conversion element, photoelectric conversion device, organic thin-film solar cell panel, and light-emitting device: A production method of a hole blocking layer includes: a liquid layer forming step that causes a liquid composition and a surface of a member on which the hole blocking layer is to be formed, to contact with each other thereby forming a liquid layer comprising the liquid composition on... Agent: Ideal Star Inc.

20140174505 - Solar cell encapsulating module and method for manufacturing the same: The disclosure provides a solar cell encapsulating module including a first substrate, a first encapsulating material layer, a metal particle layer, multiple solar cells, a routing layer, a second encapsulating material layer and a second substrate. The first substrate is formed from a light transmittance material. The first encapsulating material... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20140174508 - Solar module: A solar module is described. The solar module has: i) a carrier layer and, arranged thereon one over another, a first intermediate layer, at least one solar cell, a second intermediate layer, and a front pane; ii) a peripheral edge reinforcement arranged above the front pane; iii) an interspace formed... Agent:

20140174506 - Unitary solar roof and glass structure: Disclosed is a solar roof structure unified with glass, more particularly a solar roof structure unified with glass having transparency at a part where viewing therethrough is required and having a dye-sensitized solar cell panel equipped inside a transparent support, thus being applicable as a power source while ensuring viewability... Agent: Hyundai Motor Company

20140174513 - Graphene-based material: The present invention relates to a transparent chemically functionalized graphene with high electrical conductivity and which is stable in air. It also relates to a method of manufacturing a conductive and transparent graphene-based material.... Agent: University Of Exeter

20140174514 - Metal oxide-carbonaceous hybrid thin film and preparing method thereof: The present disclosure relates to a metal oxide-carbonaceous hybrid thin film, a preparing method of the metal oxide-carbonaceous hybrid thin film, and a dye-sensitized solar cell using a photoelectrode including the metal oxide-carbonaceous hybrid thin film.... Agent: Ewha University - Industry Collaboration Foundation

20140174515 - Ion implantation of dopants for forming spatially located diffusion regions of solar cells: Diffusion regions of a solar cell are formed using a blanket layer of film that is doped with dopants of a first conductivity type. Dopants of a second conductivity type are implanted in select regions of the blanket layer of film to form dopant source regions of the second conductivity... Agent:

20140174516 - Solar cell and manufacturing method thereof: A solar cell includes a crystalline photovoltaic layer, a first impurity region having a first conductivity type and a second impurity region having a second conductivity type in the photovoltaic layer, a third impurity region having the first conductivity type in the first impurity region, a fourth impurity region having... Agent:

20140174517 - Solar cell and method of manufacturing the same: A solar cell includes a first photoelectric conversion unit based on crystalline semiconductor, a second photoelectric conversion unit on the first photoelectric conversion unit and including a plurality of conversion portions based on amorphous semiconductor, a bonding layer disposed between the first and second photoelectric conversion units to connect the... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20140174529 - Conductive aluminum paste and the fabrication method thereof, the solar cell and the module thereof: This present disclosure relates to conductive aluminum paste for fabricating a silicon solar cell. Herein, the conductive aluminum paste is composed of organic carrier, aluminum powder, nano-scale metal particle, and glass frit, wherein the nano-scale metal particle has a particle size distribution D50 in the range from 10 nanometers to... Agent: Giga Solar Materials Corporation

20140174518 - Enhanced adhesion of seed layer for solar cell conductive contact: Enhanced adhesion of seed layers for solar cell conductive contacts and methods of forming solar cell conductive contacts are described. For example, a method of fabricating a solar cell includes forming an adhesion layer above an emitter region of a substrate. A metal seed paste layer is formed on the... Agent:

20140174528 - Flexible organic electronic device: An organic electronic device includes at least an organic-inorganic layered barrier layer, a plastic support, a transparent electrode layer, an organic active layer, a metal electrode layer and an upper sealing member, and contains a strong acid polymer, wherein an n-type oxide semiconductor layer is provided adjacent to the metal... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20140174526 - Interdigitated electrode formation: The disclosed technology generally relates to photovoltaic devices and methods of fabricating photovoltaic devices, and more particularly relates to interdigitated back contact photovoltaic cells and methods of fabricating the same. In one aspect, a method of forming first and second interdigitated electrodes on a semiconductor substrate comprises providing a dielectric... Agent: Imec

20140174519 - Metal-foil-assisted fabrication of thin-silicon solar cell: One embodiment relates to a method of fabricating a solar cell. A silicon lamina is cleaved from the silicon substrate. The backside of the silicon lamina includes the P-type and N-type doped regions. A metal foil is attached to the backside of the silicon lamina. The metal foil may be... Agent:

20140174524 - Photoelectric conversion element, method for manufacturing the same, electronic apparatus, counter electrode for photoelectric conversion element, and architecture: Provided are a counter electrode, which is excellent in electrolytic solution resistance and electrical conductivity, and which is capable of corresponding to an application process carried out by pattern printing during a manufacturing process, a photoelectric conversion element using the counter electrode, and a method for manufacturing the same. A... Agent: Sony Corporation

20140174525 - Photovoltaic cell with wrap through connections: Known photovoltaic cells with wrap through connections have output terminals of both polarities on its back surface, one of which is coupled to the front surface via the wrap through connections. The invented solar cell is manufactured by creating an emitter layer on the back surface. Electrode material is applied... Agent: Stichting Energieonderzoek Cenrum Nederland

20140174527 - Photovoltaic devices with base metal buss bars: A photovoltaic cell such as a solar cell is disclosed. The cell comprises (a) a semiconductor substrate having a front surface, (b) one or more anti-reflection coating layers on the front surface of the semiconductor substrate, (c) a plurality of silver-containing fingers in contact with the one or more anti-reflection... Agent: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company

20140174523 - Sheet for photovoltaic cell: Provided are a sheet for a photovoltaic cell, a method of manufacturing the same, and a photovoltaic module. The sheet for a photovoltaic cell having excellent moisture barrier property, weather resistance, moisture resistance, thermal resistance, and light resistance, and the photovoltaic module including the same may be provided.... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20140174522 - Solar cell: An embodiment of the present invention provides a solar cell. The solar cell includes a semiconductor substrate, a plurality of finger electrodes, and a plurality of bus electrodes. The finger electrodes are disposed on a surface of the semiconductor substrate. The bus electrodes are disposed on the surface of the... Agent: Solartech Energy Corp.

20140174530 - Solar cell and manufacturing method thereof: A solar cell includes; a substrate; a first electrode disposed on the substrate, and including a first groove formed therein, a semiconductor layer disposed on the first electrode, and including a second groove formed therein, and a second electrode disposed on the semiconductor layer and connected to the first electrode... Agent: Samsung Sdi Co., Ltd.

20140174531 - Solar cell, solar cell module, and method for manufacturing solar cell: A solar cell has a collecting electrode formed therein. The collecting electrode is provided with: a main conductive layer that contains copper; and an overcoat layer that covers at least a part of the main conductive layer.... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20140174521 - Surface-textured conductive glass for solar cells, and preparation method and application thereof: Disclosed are surface-textured conductive glass for solar cells, and a preparation method and application thereof. In the surface-textured conductive glass for solar cells, a transparent conductive film is coated on a glass substrate, and the upper surface of the transparent conductive film is textured with nano/micro-scopic U-shaped pits uniformly distributed.... Agent: Huizhou E-fly Solar Co., Ltd.

20140174520 - Thin film photovoltaic cell and method of manufacture of same: A thin film photovoltaic cell has an insulating substrate divided into a plurality of unit cells by alternately forming patterning lines in layers stacked on two faces of the insulating substrate; a rear face electrode layer, a photoelectric conversion layer, and a transparent electrode layer stacked in order on one... Agent:

20140174534 - Apparatus, systems and methods for collecting and converting solar energy: Nanoparticles are used to enhance the light gathering and converting abilities of a photo voltaic (PV) cell. The nanoparticles may be incorporated into a substrate and disposed a desired distance from the PV cell to create a plasmon. The nanoparticles may effect a wavelength shift (e.g., a “red shift”) to... Agent: Solartrack, LLC

20140174535 - Highly efficient solar arrays: In an example, a solar energy system includes multiple PV modules, multiple reflectors, and a racking assembly. Each of the reflectors is positioned opposite a corresponding one of the PV modules. The racking assembly mechanically interconnects the PV modules and the reflectors to form an interconnected system. The racking assembly... Agent: Tenksolar, Inc.

20140174532 - Optimized anti-reflection coating layer for crystalline silicon solar cells: Embodiments of the invention include a solar cell and methods of forming a solar cell. Specifically, the methods may be used to form a passivation/anti-reflection layer having desired functional and optical properties on a solar cell substrate. In one embodiment, a method of forming an anti-reflection layer on a solar... Agent:

20140174533 - Solar module with light-transmissive edge seal: A solar module with a front support, a back support, and a photovoltaic active material located between the front and back supports. An electrically insulative light transmissive seal is located at the peripheral edges of the front support and back support to electrically isolate the active material from the outer... Agent: First Solar, Inc.

20140174537 - Compound for organic electronic device: The present invention relates to new naphthalene carbodiimide (NTCDI) derivatives, and organic electronic device using the same and especially to an organic solar cell. The new NTCDI derivatives are used as acceptor, electron transport material, and doped electron transport materials.... Agent: Novaled Ag

20140174536 - Electron donor-fullerene conjugated molecules for organic photovoltaic cells: A photovoltaic cell has an active area formed electron donor-fullerene conjugated molecules. The electron donor is formed of a polymer, which is conjugated with an electron acceptor, such as fullerene. By conjugating the fullerene, such as C60, with electron donor moieties, such as that of the polymer, double channels are... Agent: The University Of Akron

20140174538 - Nitrogen-containing heterocyclic compounds and organic electronic device comprising the same: The present disclosure provides a nitrogen-containing heterocyclic compound and an organic electronic device comprising the same.... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd

  
06/19/2014 > 45 patent applications in 12 patent subcategories.

20140166064 - Thermoelectric conversion module and method for producing the same: In a thermoelectric conversion module having a stack structure in which one-side element (p-type thermoelectric conversion element) and an other-side element (thermoelectric conversion element) are alternately stacked; the one-side element and the other-side element are directly bonded in some regions of a bonding surface at which the one-side element and... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

20140166063 - Thermoelectric device and method of fabricating the same: Thermoelectric devices are provided. First and second electrodes are provided on a substrate. A first leg including first semiconductor patterns and a first barrier pattern is provided on a first electrode. A second leg including second semiconductor patterns and a second barrier pattern is provided on the second electrode. A... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20140166065 - Structure of thermoelectric film: A structure of a thermoelectric film including a thermoelectric substrate and a pair of first diamond-like carbon (DLC) layers is provided. The first DLC layers are respectively located on two opposite surfaces of the thermoelectric substrate and have electrical conductivity.... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20140166066 - High-efficiency solar-cell arrays with integrated devices and methods for forming them: In various embodiments, an array of discrete solar cells with associated devices such as bypass diodes is formed over a single substrate.... Agent:

20140166068 - Solar module and manufacturing method therefor: Provided is a solar module having improved photoelectric conversion efficiency and a method for producing this solar module. The wiring (32) has a first linear portion (32a) and a second linear portion (32b). The first linear portion (32a) is arranged at least partially on a finger portion (21a) of a... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20140166067 - Solar power system for aircraft, watercraft, or land vehicles 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: Emcore Solar Power, Inc.

20140166069 - Controlling a solar tracking system: A method of tracking the sun is disclosed. A measurement of a gravity vector is obtained in a frame of reference of a solar collector rotatable with respect to an earth center of reference. A measurement of a magnetic direction vector is obtained in the frame of reference of the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140166078 - Light concentrator and a solar cell: A light concentrator of an embodiment includes: a first high refractive index layer, a first low refractive index layer, and a second high refractive index layer stacked in sequence, wherein a surface on the first low refractive index layer side of the first high refractive index layer has a periodic... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20140166073 - Methods and systems for increasing the yield of photovoltaic modules: Photovoltaic (PV) assemblies are described. Example PV assemblies include a mounting structure, a PV module coupled to the mounting structure, and a cooling mechanism.... Agent:

20140166074 - Methods and systems for increasing the yield of photovoltaic modules: Photovoltaic (PV) assemblies are described. Example PV assemblies include a mounting structure, a PV module coupled to the mounting structure, and a cooling mechanism.... Agent:

20140166075 - Methods and systems for temperature regulation devices: A heat exchanger for coupling to a device is described. The heat exchanger includes an inner layer configured for placement against at least one surface of the device, an outer layer opposite the inner layer, a fluid chamber defined between the outer layer and the inner layer, an inlet for... Agent:

20140166072 - Photovoltaic assembly: The invention relates to a photovoltaic assembly (10) comprising a support substrate (12) consisting of silicon, a solar cell (26), in particular a solar concentrator cell, said cell having a first and a second solar cell contact (28, 30) and being connected to the upper face (38) of the support... Agent:

20140166076 - Pool solar power generator: Solar panels located on residential roofs can be unsightly in some cases. A swimming pool solar power generator can locate solar panels in or around the sides and/or bottoms of a swimming pool in a manner so as to create electricity from the sun without creating an eyesore. In an... Agent: Masimo Semiconductor, Inc

20140166077 - Solar concentration system: Embodiments of a system and method for collecting electromagnetic radiation are disclosed. One embodiment of a solar concentration system comprises at least one collector panel, the panel comprising a frame and a plurality of moveable reflector elements mounted therewithin, the plurality of movable reflector elements configured to rotate in unison... Agent: Skyven Technologies, LLC

20140166070 - Thermal receiver for high power solar concentrators and method of assembly: A device for dissipating heat from a photovoltaic cell is disclosed. A first thermally conductive layer receives heat from the photovoltaic cell and reduces a density of the received heat. A second thermally conductive layer conducts heat from the first thermally conductive layer to a surrounding environment. An electrically isolating... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140166071 - Thermal receiver for high power solar concentrators and method of assembly: A device for dissipating heat from a photovoltaic cell is disclosed. A first thermally conductive layer receives heat from the photovoltaic cell and reduces a density of the received heat. A second thermally conductive layer conducts heat from the first thermally conductive layer to a surrounding environment. An electrically isolating... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140166079 - Monolithic integration of heterojunction solar cells: A method for fabricating a device with integrated photovoltaic cells includes supporting a semiconductor substrate on a first handle substrate and doping the semiconductor substrate to form doped alternating regions with opposite conductivity. A doped layer is formed over a first side the semiconductor substrate. A conductive material is patterned... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140166082 - Photovoltaic devices with an improved positioning and locking features and method of assembly: The present invention concerns photovoltaic devices for mounting on a structure, e.g. photovoltaic roof tiles. The photovoltaic devices (100) comprise improved positioning and locking features (252, 254) that prevent adjoining devices from nesting unless the locking feature is engaged.... Agent: Dow Global Technologies LLC

20140166080 - Photovoltaic window: An apparatus for collecting solar energy, including a first panel, wherein the first panel allows at least 50% of incident light having a wavelength in the range of 1 nm to 1,500 nm to pass through said panel and a second panel, wherein the second panel allows at least 50%... Agent:

20140166083 - Sealant composition: A sealant composition for insulation of devices that are sensitive to penetration of moisture from the external environment is described. The sealant composition has ethylene-octene copolymers, a maleic anhydride modified polyolefin, an ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer, at least one inert filler, at least one moisture scavenger, and at least one stabilizing... Agent: Saes Getters S.p.a.

20140166081 - Solar cell and solar cell module: A solar cell includes a semiconductor substrate, a back electrode layer and a front electrode layer including a first bus bar, a second bus bar, first finger bar units, second finger bar units, first interconnecting bars, and second interconnecting bars. The first finger bar units are spaced apart from the... Agent: Motech Industries Inc.

20140166084 - Solar cell and manufacturing method of the same: Disclosed is a solar cell including a substrate, a back electrode layer on the substrate, a light absorbing layer on the back electrode layer, a transparent electrode layer on the light absorbing layer, and an impurity diffusion preventing layer between the substrate and the back electrode layer. The impurity diffusion... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

20140166085 - Emitter for a thermo-photovoltaic system and thermo-photovoltaic system comprising at least one such emitter: A thermo-photovoltaic system including an infrared radiation emitter including a body including a first external surface and a second external surface, the first and second external surfaces being distinct, the first external surface facing a concentrator for receiving a concentrated solar radiation, the second external surface facing a thermo-photovoltaic cell,... Agent: Commissariat A L'energie Atomique At Aux Ene Alt

20140166086 - Magnetically polarized photonic device: A magnetically polarized photonic device is provided. The magnetically polarized photonic device (100) includes substrate (102), an annihilation layer (106) and a graded band gap layer (142). The annihilation layer (106) is deposed on a surface (104) of substrate (102) with graded band gap layer (142) disposed on annihilation layer... Agent:

20140166088 - Photovoltaic device: An article, such as a photovoltaic device, and methods for making such articles, are provided. For example, one embodiment is an article comprising a plurality of layers comprising an absorber layer and a window stack. The window stack comprises antimony.... Agent: First Solar, Inc.

20140166091 - Photovoltaic device with double-junction: A photovoltaic device includes a substrate having a first doped-type, a first doped region having a second doped-type in the substrate, a second doped region in a portion of the first doped region and exposing the other portion of the first doped region, and a third doped region in the... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20140166090 - Solar cell and method for producing solar cell: A solar cell that includes a negative electrode made of Al—Nd or the like formed on a substrate, an electron transport layer made of n-type Si or the like, a quantum dot arrangement layer made of graphene or the like, a quantum dot layer, a positive hole transport layer made... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

20140166089 - Solar cell with silicon oxynitride dielectric layer: Solar cells with silicon oxynitride dielectric layers and methods of forming silicon oxynitride dielectric layers for solar cell fabrication are described. For example, an emitter region of a solar cell includes a portion of a substrate having a back surface opposite a light receiving surface. A silicon oxynitride (SiOxNy, 0<x,... Agent:

20140166087 - Solar cells having graded doped regions and methods of making solar cells having graded doped regions: A photovoltaic cell having a graded doped region such as a graded emitter and methods of making photovoltaic cells having graded doped regions such as a graded emitter are disclosed. Doping is adjusted across a surface to minimize resistive (I2R) power losses. The graded emitters provide a gradual change in... Agent: Intevac, Inc.

20140166105 - Barrier laminate, gas barrier film, and device employing the same: The present invention provides a barrier laminate, comprising an organic layer and an inorganic barrier layer adjacent to the organic layer, characterized in that the organic layer comprises a polymer obtained by polymerizing a polymerizable compound having two or more polymerizable groups per molecule, and has a refractive index of... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20140166103 - Broadband metamaterial absorbers: Broadband metamaterial absorbers are disclosed. In some embodiments, a photovoltaic cell includes a light absorbing layer capable of absorbing solar energy and converting the absorbed energy into electrical current; a perforated conductive film disposed on a light absorbing surface of the light absorbing layer, the conductive film being configured to... Agent: The Trustees Of Boston College

20140166099 - Crystalline photovoltaic cells and methods of manufacturing: Crystalline photovoltaic (PV) cells and methods of manufacturing cells are described. One example method of manufacturing a PV cell includes depositing a plurality of first fingers on a crystalline silicon wafer. The first fingers extend in a first direction parallel to each other and comprise a substantially non-silver conductive material.... Agent:

20140166096 - Field-effect inter-digitated back contact photovoltaic device: A method for forming a photovoltaic device includes patterning a dielectric layer on a substrate to form a patterned dielectric having local spacings between shapes and remote spacings between groups of shapes, and depositing a doped epitaxial layer over the patterned dielectric such that selective crystalline growth occurs in portions... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20140166095 - Hybrid emitter all back contact solar cell: An all back contact solar cell has a hybrid emitter design. The solar cell has a thin dielectric layer formed on a backside surface of a single crystalline silicon substrate. One emitter of the solar cell is made of doped polycrystalline silicon that is formed on the thin dielectric layer.... Agent:

20140166101 - Method for manufacturing anti-reflective coating for solar cell having moth-eye structure and solar cell incliding the same: A method of manufacturing antireflective coating for solar cell having a moth-eye structure and a solar cell including the same are provided to greatly reduce reflectivity by forming an antireflective coating layer having a moth-eye structure on an upper electrode layer of the solar cell using a bottom-up method. A... Agent: Industry-academic Corporation Foundation, Yonsei University

20140166092 - Method of fabricating nanocone texture on glass and transparent conductors: A method of fabricating submicron textures on glass and transparent conductors includes depositing a plurality of silica or silica-coated polystyrene nanospheres onto a substrate, etching the silica coated polystyrene nanospheres and the substrate to form a plurality of nanocone projections on a first side of the substrate, and depositing a... Agent: Robert Bosch Gmbh

20140166104 - Photoelectric conversion element: A dye-sensitized solar cell comprises a pair of electrodes that face each other; an electrolyte that is disposed between the pair of electrodes; and a sealing section that connects the pair of electrodes and is provided around the electrolyte. In the dye-sensitized solar cell, the sealing section comprises at least... Agent: Fujikura Ltd.

20140166102 - Photovoltaic cell: A photo-voltaic cell has a first and second two-dimensional array of contact points on the first surface, each coupled to a respective one of base and emitter areas in or on the semi-conductor body. Electrically separate first and second conductor structures on the first surface emanate from each contact point,... Agent: Stichting Energieonderzoek Centrum Nederland

20140166098 - Sheet assembly with aluminum based electrodes: Various methods for preparing and/or processing electrically conductive aluminum members such as used in electronic circuits and components are described. Also described are various sheet assemblies using patterned aluminum conductive elements as components of electric circuitry. The sheet assemblies can be used as backsheets for back contact photovoltaic cells or... Agent: Avery Dennison Corporation

20140166100 - Solar cell: A solar cell including a substrate 1, a nanopillar 11 having diameter D1 connected to the substrate 1, and a nanopillar 12 having diameter D2 connected to the substrate 1 is characterized in that D2 is greater than D1 in order to realize a solar cell having, as the surface... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.

20140166097 - Solar cell and method of fabricating the same: Provided is a solar cell including a first electrode, a first semiconductor layer on the first electrode, a second semiconductor layer on the first semiconductor layer, and a second electrode on the second semiconductor layer. The second semiconductor layer may include a nano wire that may be formed along a... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20140166106 - Solar cell back-sheet and solar cell module: Provided is a solar cell backsheet including a polymer base material, and a colored layer that is disposed directly on the polymer base material, and that contains a binder having an acid value of 2 mg KOH/g to 10 mg KOH/g and a pigment at a content of 2.5 g/m2... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20140166094 - Solar cell emitter region fabrication using etch resistant film: Methods of fabricating solar cell emitter regions using etch resistant films and the resulting solar cells are described. In an example, a method of fabricating an emitter region of a solar cell includes forming a plurality of regions of N-type doped silicon nano-particles on a first surface of a substrate... Agent:

20140166093 - Solar cell emitter region fabrication using n-type doped silicon nano-particles: Methods of fabricating solar cell emitter regions using N-type doped silicon nano-particles and the resulting solar cells are described. In an example, a method of fabricating an emitter region of a solar cell includes forming a plurality of regions of N-type doped silicon nano-particles on a first surface of a... Agent:

20140166107 - Back-contact electron reflectors enhancing thin film solar cell efficiency: Methods for improving the efficiency of solar cells are disclosed. A solar cell consistent with the present disclosure includes a back contact metal layer disposed on a substrate. The solar cell also includes an electron reflector material(s) layer formed on the back contact metal layer and an absorber material(s) layer... Agent: Intermolecular, Inc.

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