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High-efficiency solar photovoltaic cells and modules using thin crystalline semiconductor absorbers
01/22/15 - 20150020877 - Fabrication methods and structures relating to backplanes for back contact solar cells that provide for solar cell substrate reinforcement and electrical interconnects as well as Fabrication methods and structures for forming thin film back contact solar cells are described....

Anti-reflective coating film, solar cell including the anti-reflective coating film, and method of predicting strength of the anti-reflective coating film for the solar cell
01/22/15 - 20150020878 - An anti-reflective coating film is formed from a coating solution composition that includes a silane-based precursor. When measured via Fourier Transform Infrared (FT-IR) Spectroscopy using a wavelength of 1064 nm, the coating solution composition exhibits a peak intensity ratio IB/IA and a peak intensity ratio IC/IA of equal to or...

Laminate and organic el element, window, and solar battery module using same
01/22/15 - 20150020879 - To improve the gas barrier property of a laminate containing a substrate containing resin or rubber and oxide glass. A laminate 8 comprising a substrate 9 containing resin or rubber and oxide glass 10 formed at least on one surface of the substrate, in which the oxide glass softens and...

Electro-conductive paste for forming an electrode of a solar cell device, a solar cell device and method for producing the solar cell device
01/22/15 - 20150020880 - In order to provide an electro-conductive paste bringing no increase of the contact resistance for forming an electrode of a solar cell device, the electro-conductive paste is characterized by containing an electro-conductive particle, an organic binder, a solvent, a glass frit, and an organic compound including alkaline earth metal, a...

Dielectric coating for single sided back contact solar cells
01/22/15 - 20150020881 - A dielectric coating material system for use in a single-sided back contact solar cell is disclosed. The material system serves to electrically isolate electrodes of opposite polarity types on the same side of a silicon-based solar call, and includes titanium and phosphorus....

Manufacturing method of the organic solar cell
01/15/15 - 20150013757 - The invention relates to a manufacturing method of an organic solar cell. First deposit in order a first electrode and a first transmission layer on a substrate. Then coat a photoresist layer having a preferred thickness ranging from 1000 nm to 1600 nm on the surface of the first transmission...

Process for treating a heterojunction photovoltaic cell
01/15/15 - 20150013758 - The invention provides a process for treating an n-type photovoltaic cell free from all but trace amounts of boron atoms, said process comprising the following steps: providing an n-type heterojunction photovoltaic cell (10) comprising a central crystalline silicon layer (1) on and under which two passivation layers (2, 3) made...

Microcrystalline silicon solar cell structure and manufacturing method thereof
01/15/15 - 20150013759 - A microcrystalline silicon solar cell structure and a manufacturing method thereof are revealed to comprise a substrate, a n-type semiconductor layer deposited on the substrate, an intrinsic layer deposited on n-type semiconductor layer and a p-type semiconductor layer deposited on the intrinsic layer and a transparent conductive oxide layer on...

Eva sheet comprising microparticles for solar cell and method for manufacturing the same
01/15/15 - 20150013760 - A method for manufacturing an EVA sheet for a photovoltaic module comprising the steps of: (a) preparing microparticles, the main component of which is an ethylene-vinyl acetate resin; (b) dispersing the microparticles; and (c) sintering the dispersed microparticles is provided....

Back sheet for solar cell module and method for manufacturing the same
01/15/15 - 20150013761 - Provided is a back sheet for a solar cell module, and more particularly, a back sheet having a novel multilayer structure substituted for an existing structure in which PVF (Tedlar) film/PET film/PVF (Tedlar) film are sequentially laminated, excellent hydrolysis resistance, and significantly excellent heat adhesion....

Device for individual finger isolation in an optoelectronic device
01/15/15 - 20150013762 - An optoelectronic device including at least one of a solar device, a semiconductor device, and an electronic device. The device includes a semiconductor unit. A plurality of metal fingers is disposed on a surface of the semiconductor unit for electrical conduction. Each of the metal fingers includes a pad area...

Conductive composition, conductive member, conductive member production method, touch panel, and solar cell
01/15/15 - 20150013763 - The conductive composition contains at least (a) conductive metal fibers, and (b) at least one compound selected from a compound represented by the following Formula (1) and a compound represented by the following Formula (2). In Formula (1), each of R1 and R2 independently represents an alkyl group, an aryl...

Conductive composition, conductive member, conductive member production method, touch panel, and solar cell
01/15/15 - 20150013764 - The conductive composition contains at least (a) conductive metal fibers, and (b) at least one compound selected from a compound represented by the following Formula (1), a compound represented by the following Formula (2), and a compound having a partial structure represented by the following Formula (3). Each of R1...

Multi-layered film and photovoltaic module including the same
01/15/15 - 20150013765 - A multi-layered film, a backsheet for photovoltaic modules, a method of manufacturing the same, and a photovoltaic module are provided. The multi-layered film can be configured so that a resin layer including a fluorine-based polymer and an oxazoline group-containing polymer is formed on a substrate. As a result, the resin...

Polyester film, back sheet for solar cell, and solar cell module
01/15/15 - 20150013766 - 0.010≦(peak intensity at 988 cm−1)/(peak intensity at 1410 cm−1)≦0.040  (I)....

Back-contact solar cell module
01/08/15 - 20150007874 - A back-contact solar cell module, comprising: silicon wafer having a sunlight receiving surface and a rear surface, wherein n+ region and p+ region are formed on the rear surface; an n+ electrode formed on the n+ region of the silicon wafer; a p+ electrode formed on the p+ region of...

Pin photovoltaic cell and process of manufacture
01/08/15 - 20150007875 - A PIN photovoltaic (PIN PV) device is composed of a first electrode layer, a p-type semiconductor layer, an intrinsic semiconductor layer, an n-type semiconductor substrate, and a back surface electrode. Also described is a method for manufacturing a PIN PV device. In a first embodiment, the method includes cleaning an...

Collector sheet for solar cell, and solar cell module using collector sheet for solar cell
01/08/15 - 20150007876 - Provided is a collector sheet for a solar cell, and contributing to improvement of power generation efficiency. A collector sheet (5) for a solar cell is disposed on the rear surface side of a solar cell element (4), and is provided with: a circuit (54), which is formed on the...

Polysilazane coating for photovoltaic cells
01/08/15 - 20150007877 - A method of fabricating a photovoltaic cell, and a device produced by such a method, are described. The method includes providing a semiconductor substrate and electrically coupling an electrically conductive article to a top surface of the semiconductor substrate. An anti-reflective coating is formed over the semiconductor substrate and the...

Solar cell
01/08/15 - 20150007878 - A solar cell includes a solar cell body, a plurality of busbars and a plurality of finger electrodes. The number of the finger electrodes is adjusted according to a width of the finger electrodes, a gap between the finger electrodes and a laid length of the solar cell body, such...

Solar cell and method for manufacturing the same
01/08/15 - 20150007879 - Discussed is a solar cell including a semiconductor substrate, a tunneling layer formed on one surface of the semiconductor substrate, a first conductive semiconductor layer formed on a surface of the tunneling layer and a second conductive semiconductor layer formed on the surface the tunneling layer. A separation portion separates...

Glass frit, and conductive paste composition and solar cell comprising the same
01/08/15 - 20150007880 - The present invention relates to a glass frit, a conductive paste composition comprising the glass frit, and a solar cell fabricated using the conductive paste composition. The glass frit of the present invention comprises SiO2, PbO, and at least one selected from the group consisting of Al2O3, ZrO2, ZnO, and...

Aluminum conductor paste for back surface passivated cells with locally opened vias
01/08/15 - 20150007881 - This invention relates an aluminum conductor paste formulation and its method of application on rear side passivated locally opened vias; dot or line geometry or combination thereof employing laser ablation or chemical etching methods. Such Back Surface Passivated Si-solar cells include dielectric layers of Al203, SiNx, Si02, SiC, α-Si, Si02/SiNx,...

Flexible nanowire based solar cell
01/08/15 - 20150007882 - A solar cell comprises a layer (12) of p/n-doped semiconductor nanowires (22), at least one polymer layer (10), wherein the layer (12) of p/n-doped semiconductor nanowires (22) is at least partially embedded in the polymer layer (10), and the polymer layer (10) has a first surface (32) and a second...

Encapsulating material for solar cell and solar cell module
01/08/15 - 20150007883 - The encapsulating material for solar cell of the invention contains an ethylene/α-olefin copolymer, a hindered amine-based light stabilizer, a hindered phenol-based stabilizer, and a phosphorous-based stabilizer as essential components....

Photovoltaic module
01/08/15 - 20150007884 - A photovoltaic module includes an encapsulated photovoltaic element and an infrared-transmissive decorative overlay simulating conventional roofing....

Polyester film and method for producing the same, back sheet for solar cell, and solar cell module
01/08/15 - 20150007885 - A polyester film containing a polyester support having a terminal carboxylic acid value of from 3 to 20 eq/ton and IV of from 0.65 to 0.9 dL/g, and a conductive layer having a surface specific resistance of from 106 to 1014Ω per square with an in-plane distribution of from 0.1...

Polymer sheet, back protective sheet for solar cell, and solar cell module
01/08/15 - 20150007886 - Surface shape defects in a polymer sheet having a visual transmittance of from 5% to 50% and a visual absorption of from 10% to 50% are easily recognized....

Solar cell and method for manufacturing same
01/08/15 - 20150007887 - A solar cell is provided with: an n-type region formed over a substrate; a p-type region formed over the substrate and the n-type region; and mark sets for judging positional deviation between the n-type region and the p-type region. The mark sets respectively include first marks, and second marks, which...

All-back-contact solar cell and method of fabricating the same
01/01/15 - 20150000731 - A method of fabricating an all-back-contact (ABC) solar cell, and an ABC solar cell. The method comprises the steps of forming respective pluralities of different polarity rear side doped regions on a wafer; forming an insulating layer on the doped regions; and forming conducting bars on the insulating layer such...

Solar cell and fabricating method thereof
01/01/15 - 20150000732 - A method for fabricating a solar cell includes the steps of providing a substrate, forming a transparent conductive layer on a surface of the substrate, forming a plurality of photoresist patterns on the transparent conductive layer, forming a dielectric layer on the photoresist patterns and the transparent conductive layer, in...

Photovoltaic device and methods of forming the same
01/01/15 - 20150000733 - Methods and devices are described for a photovoltaic device. The photovoltaic device includes a glass substrate, a semiconductor absorber layer formed over the glass substrate, a metal back contact layer formed over the semiconductor absorber layer, and a p-type back contact buffer layer formed from one of MnTe, Cd1-xMnxTe, and...

Solar cell module and method of fabricating the same
01/01/15 - 20150000734 - Disclosed are a solar cell module and a method of fabricating the same. The solar cell module includes a support substrate including a lateral side, at which a 1st bending portion is formed, and a rear side at which a 2nd bending portion is formed, a solar cell on the...

Method of forming a photovoltaic cell module having improved impact resistance
01/01/15 - 20150000735 - A photovoltaic cell module having an impact resistance of greater than 1,200 grams includes a first layer, a silicone elastomer disposed on the first layer and a crystalline photovoltaic cell disposed on the silicone elastomer. The module also includes a second elastomer disposed opposite the silicone elastomer and on the...

Solar cell
01/01/15 - 20150000736 - A solar cell has a photoelectric conversion section, and a light receiving surface electrode, which is configured by including finger electrodes and bus bar electrodes, is disposed on the light receiving surface of the photoelectric conversion section. Auxiliary electrodes are provided at the leading ends of the finger electrodes. At...

Solar cell and method of manufacturing solar cell
01/01/15 - 20150000737 - A solar cell includes a photoelectric conversion body and an electrode. One principal surface of the photoelectric conversion body includes a silicon surface made of silicon. The electrode is disposed on the photoelectric conversion body. The electrode includes a tin oxide layer and a metal layer. The tin oxide layer...

Photovoltaic devices
12/25/14 - 20140373908 - A photovoltaic device is presented. The photovoltaic device includes a layer stack; and an absorber layer is disposed on the layer stack. The absorber layer includes cadmium, tellurium, and selenium. A semiconductor layer is further disposed on the absorber layer, wherein a valence band offset between the semiconductor layer and...

Fire through aluminum paste for sinx and better bsf formation
12/25/14 - 20140373909 - Paste compositions, methods of making a paste composition, photovoltaic cells, and methods of making a photovoltaic cell contact are disclosed. The paste composition can include a conductive metal component such as aluminum, phosphate glass, phosphorus compounds such as alky! phosphate, and a vehicle. The contact can be formed on a...

Anti-reflective coating with high optical absorption layer for backside contact solar cells
12/25/14 - 20140373910 - A multilayer anti-reflection structure for a backside contact solar cell. The anti-reflection structure may be formed on a front side of the backside contact solar cell. The anti-reflection structure may include a passivation level, a high optical absorption layer over the passivation level, and a low optical absorption layer over...

Solar cell
12/25/14 - 20140373911 - Discussed is a solar cell including a photoelectric conversion portion, and first and second electrodes connected to the photoelectric conversion portion, wherein at least one of the first and second electrodes includes a plurality of finger electrodes, and at least one bus bar electrode formed in a direction crossing the...

Polymer compound and organic photoelectric conversion device
12/25/14 - 20140373912 - [in the formula (A) and the formula (B), R represents a hydrogen atom, a fluorine atom, an optionally substituted alkyl group, an alkoxy group optionally substituted by a fluorine atom, an aryl group, a heteroaryl group, a group represented by the formula (2a) or a group represented by the formula...

Solar cell metallizations containing organozinc compound
12/25/14 - 20140373913 - Paste compositions, methods of making paste compositions, contacts, and methods of making contacts are disclosed. The paste compositions include a solid portion and a vehicle system. The solid portion includes a conductive metal component and a glass binder. The vehicle system includes organometallic compound containing zinc. The organometallic compounds containing...

Protective sheet
12/25/14 - 20140373914 - The present invention can provide a protective sheet, a protective sheet preventing curl generation in a laminated article formed by using the same and having excellent appearance, and a solar cell module formed by using this protective sheet. A protective sheet includes a weather-resistant film A, an adhesive layer 1,...

Multilayer sheet, back sheet for solar cells and solar cell module
12/25/14 - 20140373915 - Provided are a multilayer sheet superior in weather resistance, heat resistance, and moisture proofness and also favorable in interlayer adhesiveness, and a back sheet for solar cells and a solar cell module prepared by using the same. The multilayer sheet 10 is prepared by laminating a polyolefin-based resin layer 1...

Photovoltaic device and method of manufacture
12/25/14 - 20140373916 - The disclosure is directed at a photovoltaic device for converting solar power into electric power, the photovoltaic device including a first electrode; a second electrode; an organic photoactive region in between the first electrode and the second electrode; and an interface stabilizing region in between the organic photoactive region and...

Photovoltaic devices and method of making
12/25/14 - 20140373917 - In one aspect of the present invention, a photovoltaic device is provided. The photovoltaic device includes a transparent layer; a first porous layer disposed on the transparent layer, wherein the first porous layer comprises a plurality of pores extending through a thickness of the first porous layer; a first semiconductor...

Photovol talc modules and methods of making the same
12/25/14 - 20140373918 - Photovoltaic modules and methods of making photovoltaic modules are disclosed. The photovoltaic modules comprise a front transparency, at least one photovoltaic cell, and a polyurea back coat....

Thin film solar cell and method of forming same
12/18/14 - 20140366935 - A solar cell device with improved performance and a method of fabricating the same is described. The solar cell includes a back contact layer formed on a substrate, an absorber layer formed on the back contact layer, a buffer layer formed on the absorber layer, and a front contact layer...

New pn structure formed by improved doping methods to simplify manufacturing process of diodes for solar cells
12/18/14 - 20140366936 - A method for doping a semiconductor substrate is disclosed wherein a layer of a first conductivity type is first formed followed by forming a blocking layer with an open area. An etch process is performed through the open area to remove the layer of the first conductivity type to exposed...

Solar cell
12/18/14 - 20140366937 - A solar cell is disclosed, which includes: a semiconductor substrate, an anti-reflective layer, a passivation layer, a back electrode and back bus bar. The semiconductor substrate has a first surface and a second surface. The anti-reflective layer is disposed on the first surface. The back electrode is a continuous electrode...

Wafer solar cell and solar cell production method
12/18/14 - 20140366938 - A wafer solar cell comprising a semiconductor layer, a back-side emitter layer, a passivation layer arranged on the emitter layer, openings being formed in said passivation layer, and a metallization layer arranged on the passivation layer, wherein the emitter layer, the passivation layer and/or the metallization layer substantially completely covers...

Methods for fabricating photovoltaic modules by tuning the optical properties of individual components
12/18/14 - 20140366939 - Methods for fabricating a photovoltaic module, and the resulting photovoltaic module, are provided and include selecting a photovoltaic cell operable to convert photons to electrons, selecting a light transparent superstrate material having a superstrate absorption coefficient and a superstrate refractive index, and selecting an encapsulant having an encapsulant absorption coefficient...

Solar cell apparatus and method of fabricating the same
12/18/14 - 20140366940 - A solar cell apparatus according to the embodiment includes a support substrate; a barrier layer on the support substrate, the barrier layer including a compound of a material included in the support substrate; a back electrode layer on the barrier layer; a light absorbing layer on the back electrode layer;...

Solar cell module and method of fabricating the same
12/18/14 - 20140366941 - Disclosed are a solar cell module and a method of fabricating the same. The solar cell module includes a back electrode layer disposed on a support substrate and having a first separation pattern, a light absorbing layer disposed on the back electrode layer and having a second separation pattern, and...

Solar cell and method of fabricating the same
12/18/14 - 20140366942 - Disclosed are a solar cell and a method of fabricating the same. The solar cell includes a molybdenum layer on a support substrate; an ohmic layer on the molybdenum layer; a light absorbing layer on the ohmic layer; and a front electrode layer on the light absorbing layer, wherein the...

Back contact solar cells using aluminum-based alloy metallization
12/11/14 - 20140360567 - Methods and structures for photovoltaic back contact solar cells having multi-level metallization with at least one aluminum-silicon alloy metallization layer are provided....

Collector sheet for solar cell and solar cell module employing same
12/11/14 - 20140360568 - Provided is a collector sheet for a solar cell, wherein the collector sheet for solar cell can prevent short circuiting between a non-photoreception surface side element and a wiring section, as well as cushioning shocks. This collector sheet (2) for a solar cell has a circuit (22) on the surface...

Method for processing surface of light-transmitting glass and light-transmitting glass processed by said method
12/11/14 - 20140360569 - To impart antiglare properties without reducing the amount of transmitted light, a method for processing a surface of light-transmitting-glass according to the present invention comprises a blasting step of ejecting abrasive grains with particle sizes of #800 to #3000 (average particle diameter 14 μm to 4 μm) such as WA...

Solar cell and manufacturing method thereof
12/11/14 - 20140360570 - The manufacturing method of a solar cell includes forming a photoelectric conversion unit and forming an electrode connected to the photoelectric conversion unit. The step of forming the electrode includes forming a seed formation layer connected to the photoelectric conversion unit, forming an anti-oxidation layer on the seed formation layer,...

Solar cell and manufacturing method thereof
12/11/14 - 20140360571 - A manufacturing method of a solar cell is discussed. The manufacturing method of the solar cell includes forming a tunneling layer on one surface of a semiconductor substrate, forming a semiconductor layer on the tunneling layer, doping the semiconductor layer with a first conductive dopant and a second conductive dopant...

Solar cell apparatus and method of fabricating the same
12/11/14 - 20140360572 - Disclosed are a solar cell apparatus and a method of fabricating the same. The solar cell apparatus includes a substrate, a back electrode layer on the substrate, a light absorbing layer on the back electrode layer, a front electrode layer on the light absorbing layer, a bus bar provided beside...

Sealing sheet for solar cell
12/11/14 - 20140360573 - A solar cell encapsulant sheet including a resin layer (S) formed of a resin composition containing an olefine-based resin, wherein the storage elastic modulus at 25° C. of the resin layer (S) is 200 MPa or less, at least one surface of the resin layer (S) is the sheet surface...

Thin film photovoltaic module with stabilized polymer
12/11/14 - 20140360574 - The present invention provides a photovoltaic device comprising metal and a poly(vinyl butyral) layer that incorporates a suitable amount of 1H-benzotriazole. When electrical bias is applied to the photovoltaic device, 1H-benzotriazole forms a barrier layer at the metal/poly(vinyl butyral) interface, which, for example, unexpectedly virtually eliminated the yellowing of poly(vinyl...

Method for manufacturing bowl-shaped surface structures of single-crystalline silicon substrates and a single-crystalline silicon substrate with bowl-shaped surface structures
12/04/14 - 20140352771 - A single-crystalline silicon substrate with bowl-shaped surface structures and a manufacturing method of the same are provided. The manufacturing method comprises a sandblasting treatment for forming a textured structure on one surface of the single-crystalline silicon substrate and an etching process for etching the textured structure into plural bowl-shaped surface...

Solar cell and method of manufacturing the same
12/04/14 - 20140352772 - A solar cell includes a substrate, a barrier layer on the substrate, a back electrode layer on the barrier layer, a light absorption layer on the back electrode layer, a buffer layer on the light absorption layer, and a transparent electrode layer on the buffer layer. The barrier layer is...

Solar cell
12/04/14 - 20140352773 - A solar cell includes a photovoltaic substrate having a first surface and a second surface and a plurality of bus bar electrode net structures. The bus bar electrode net structures are separately disposed on the first surface, each bus bar electrode net structure includes a bus bar electrode, a plurality...

Method of manufacturing solar cell electrode
12/04/14 - 20140352774 - A method of manufacturing a solar electrode comprising steps of:(a) stencil printing a conductive paste onto a front side of a semiconductor substrate through a printing mask comprising: (i) 60 wt % to 95 wt % of a conductive powder, (ii) 0.1 wt % to 10 wt % of glass...

Repeatedly chargeable and dischargeable quantum battery
12/04/14 - 20140352775 - The purpose of this invention is to provide a repeatedly chargeable and dischargeable quantum battery that is available for a long period of time without an aging change. The quantum battery is charged by causing an n-type metal oxide semiconductor to have a photo-exited structural change, thereby the electrode of...

Polyester film, solar cell backsheet, and solar cell
12/04/14 - 20140352776 - [Means for Solution] The polyester film according to the present invention has a peak count SPc (400 nm) of not less than 100 and a peak count SPc (4,000 nm) of not more than 10 on at least one surface, the polyester film having an amount of terminal carboxyl groups...

Automated flexible solar cell fabrication and interconnection utilizing rolls expanded metallic mesh
12/04/14 - 20140352777 - A method for forming photovoltaic cells comprises providing a first roll of a photovoltaic material and a second roll of an expanded metallic mesh. The photovoltaic material comprises a photoactive material adjacent to a flexible substrate, and the expanded metallic mesh comprises a plurality of openings. Next, an electrically insulating...

Solar cell pastes for low resistance contacts
12/04/14 - 20140352778 - Paste compositions, methods of making a paste composition, solar cells, and methods of making a solar cell contact are disclosed. The paste composition can include a conductive metal component, a glass component, and a vehicle. The glass component can include SiO2 at about 3 mole % or more and about...

Arrangements with pyramidal features having at least one nanostructured surface and methods of making and using
12/04/14 - 20140352779 - One embodiment is a nanostructured arrangement having a base and pyramidal features formed on the base. Each pyramidal feature includes sloping sides converging at a vertex. The nanostructured arrangement further includes a nanostructured surface formed on at least one of the sloping sides of at least one of the pyramidal...

Solar cell, solar cell module, and method of manufacturing solar cell
12/04/14 - 20140352780 - A solar cell includes a photoelectric conversion body having principal surface with rugged structures and an electrode on the principal surface. The electrode includes first conductive materials, second conductive materials and resin. The second conductive materials are flat-shaped so that an aspect ratio of the second conductive materials, which is...

Laser contact processes, laser system, and solar cell structures for fabricating solar cells with silicon nanoparticles
12/04/14 - 20140352781 - A laser contact process is employed to form contact holes to emitters of a solar cell. Doped silicon nanoparticles are formed over a substrate of the solar cell. The surface of individual or clusters of silicon nanoparticles is coated with a nanoparticle passivation film. Contact holes to emitters of the...

Method and structure for eliminating edge peeling in thin-film photovoltaic absorber materials
12/04/14 - 20140352782 - 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...

Solar cell module
12/04/14 - 20140352783 - A solar cell module includes a solar cell and a sealing material. The solar cell includes a photoelectric conversion body, a transparent conductive oxide layer, and an electrode. The transparent conductive oxide layer is disposed on a first main surface of the photoelectric conversion body. The electrode is disposed on...