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Contact, Coating, Or Surface Geometry

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07/24/14 - 20140202528 - Thin film solar cell and method of manufacturing the same
A thin film solar cell includes a first substrate, a first electrode on the first substrate, and divided by a first dividing groove, a light absorbing layer disposed on the first electrode, and divided by a second dividing groove parallel with the first dividing groove, a second electrode disposed on...

07/24/14 - 20140202529 - Silicon solar cell manufacture
A silicon solar cell is manufactured by providing a carrier plate, and by applying a first contact pattern to the carrier plate. The first contact pattern includes a set of first laminar contacts. The silicon solar cell is further manufactured by applying a multitude of silicon slices to the first...

07/24/14 - 20140202530 - Light harvesting system employing surface features for efficient light trapping
A light harvesting system employing a photoresponsive layer having a plurality of light input ports that are formed in a light input surface of the layer. Light received by the light input ports is admitted into the photoresponsive layer an incidence angle that is greater than a predetermined critical angle,...

07/24/14 - 20140202531 - Conductive composition, conductive member and production method thereof, touch panel, and solar cell
wherein, in Formula (2), R7 represents a hydrogen atom, an OH group, an alkyl group, an alkenyl group, an alkynyl group, an aryl group or a heterocyclic group....

07/17/14 - 20140196781 - Method of manufacturing thick-film electrode
A method of manufacturing a thick-film electrode comprising steps of: (a) applying a conductive paste onto a substrate comprising, (i) 100 parts by weight of a conductive powder, wherein the conductive powder is 16 to 49 weight percent based on the weight of the conductive paste; (ii) 0.5 to 10...

07/17/14 - 20140196782 - Method for making semiconductor device and semiconductor device made thereby
Disclosed is a method for yield enhancement of making a semiconductor device. The method for yield enhancement of making a semiconductor device comprises the steps of: providing the semiconductor device comprising an epitaxial layer including a defect; forming a dielectric layer on the epitaxial layer; detecting and identifying a location...

07/17/14 - 20140196783 - Solar cell, solar cell module, and method for producing solar cell
A solar cell includes bus bar portions and finger portions . Each of the finger portions has a first end portion that extends in a longitudinal direction of the finger portion, and a second end portion that is connected to the bus bar portion. The first end portion has a...

07/17/14 - 20140196784 - High efficiency photovoltaic cells with self concentrating effect
Novel structures of photonics devices (e.g. photovoltaic cells also called as solar cells) are provided. The Cells are based on the micro (or nano) structures which could not only increase the surface area but also have the capability of self-concentrating the light incident onto the photonics devices. Using of such...

07/10/14 - 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...

07/10/14 - 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...

07/10/14 - 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,...

07/10/14 - 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...

07/03/14 - 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...

07/03/14 - 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...

07/03/14 - 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...

07/03/14 - 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...

07/03/14 - 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...

07/03/14 - 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...

06/26/14 - 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...

06/26/14 - 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...

06/26/14 - 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...

06/26/14 - 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....

06/26/14 - 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...

06/26/14 - 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....

06/26/14 - 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...

06/26/14 - 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...

06/26/14 - 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...

06/26/14 - 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...

06/26/14 - 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...

06/26/14 - 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...

06/26/14 - 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...

06/26/14 - 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....

06/19/14 - 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...

06/19/14 - 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...

06/19/14 - 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...

06/19/14 - 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....

06/19/14 - 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...

06/19/14 - 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...

06/19/14 - 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...

06/19/14 - 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....

06/19/14 - 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...

06/19/14 - 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...

06/19/14 - 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,...

06/19/14 - 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...

06/19/14 - 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...

06/19/14 - 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...

06/19/14 - 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...

06/12/14 - 20140158192 - Seed layer for solar cell conductive contact
Seed layers for solar cell conductive contacts and methods of forming seed layers for solar cell conductive contacts are described. For example, a solar cell includes a substrate. An emitter region is disposed above the substrate. A conductive contact is disposed on the emitter region and includes a conductive layer...

06/12/14 - 20140158193 - Structures and methods of formation of contiguous and non-contiguous base regions for high efficiency back-contact solar cells
Fabrication methods and structures relating to back contact solar cells having patterned emitter and non-nested base regions are provided....

06/12/14 - 20140158194 - Nanoparticle apparatus and method
There is set forth herein a method for forming a suspension having nanoparticles. There is also set forth herein a method for making an interface including nanoparticles. A morphology of conductive nanoparticle interface is set forth herein....

06/12/14 - 20140158195 - Biaxially stretched polyester film, method of producing same, and solar cell module
Provided is a biaxially stretched polyester film in which a thickness is from 200 μm to 800 μm, fracture strength in both a longitudinal stretching direction and a lateral stretching direction is from 180 MPa to 300 MPa, an internal haze (Hin) is from 0.3% to 20%, a difference (ΔH=Hsur−Hin)...

06/12/14 - 20140158196 - Element and photovoltaic cell
An element of the present invention includes a silicon substrate; an electrode which is provided on the silicon substrate and which is a sintered product of a paste composition for an electrode containing a phosphorus-containing copper alloy particle, a glass particle, a solvent and a resin; and a solder layer...