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Contact, Coating, Or Surface Geometry

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Solar cell
03/05/15 - 20150059842 - A solar cell according to the embodiment includes a substrate; a first electrode layer on a substrate; a light absorbing layer on the first electrode layer; a second electrode layer including a transmittive conductive material on the light absorbing layer; and a grid electrode including a transmittive conductive material on...

Solar cell using printed circuit board
03/05/15 - 20150059843 - A solar cell using a printed circuit board (PCB) includes a substrate that is formed of an insulating material and in and through which a plurality of fixing holes and communication holes are alternately formed; a plurality of photoelectric effect generators that have ball or polyhedral shapes fixed to the...

Flexible photo-anode of dye-sensitized solar cell and manufacturing method thereof
03/05/15 - 20150059844 - A flexible photo-anode of dye-sensitized solar cell and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. The method includes steps of: coating zinc oxide nanoparticles on a flexible substrate to form a seed layer; immersing the flexible substrate into a first reaction solution; heating the seed layer to form a zinc oxide...

Czts-based thin film solar cell and method of production of same
03/05/15 - 20150059845 - A CZTS-based thin film solar cell which has a high photovoltaic conversion efficiency which is provided with a substrate, a metal back electrode layer which is formed on the substrate, a p-type CZTS-based light absorption layer which is formed on the metal back electrode layer, and an n-type transparent conductive...

Coating composition and antireflection film
03/05/15 - 20150059846 - The coating composition according to the present invention includes a metal oxide (A) containing a spherical metal oxide (a1) and a chain metal oxide (a2) having an aspect ratio (major diameter/minor diameter) of 3 to 25, and a polymer emulsion particle (B). The coating composition according to the present invention...

Passivated emitter rear locally patterned epitaxial solar cell
03/05/15 - 20150059847 - Passivated emitter rear local epitaxy (PERL-e) thin Si solar cells may be formed with a heavily doped epitaxial back surface field (BSF) layer, which is patterned to form well spaced point contacts to the silicon base on the rear of the solar cell. The back side of the cell may...

Dye-sensitized solar cell
03/05/15 - 20150059848 - Provided is a dye-sensitized solar cell that includes: a light-transmissive tubular container; a collector electrode provided on an inner surface of the tubular container, the collector electrode being a transparent conductive film, in which the collector electrode has first electric conductivity; a photoelectrode provided on an inner surface side of...

Solar cell
02/26/15 - 20150053261 - A surface reflectivity of a solar cell is reduced by applying a nanopillar array including a plurality of nanopillars to the solar cell. Further, by constituting the nanopillars with a Si/SiGe superlattice and controlling a Ge composition ratio of a SiGe layer (2), excited electron and hole are spatially separated...

Transparent solar cell and rear-reflective transparent solar cell module having the same
02/26/15 - 20150053262 - Provided are a transparent solar cell and a rear-reflective transparent solar cell module having the same. The transparent solar cell includes a transparent substrate, a first transparent electrode on the transparent substrate, a light absorption layer on the first transparent electrode, a re-absorption enhancing layer on the light absorption layer,...

Semiconductor laminate and method for manufacturing same, method for manufacturing semiconductor device, semiconductor device, dopant composition, dopant injection layer, and method for forming doped layer
02/26/15 - 20150053263 - The present invention provides a method for producing a semiconductor laminate including a substrate having formed thereon a silicon layer with small surface unevenness and high continuity. The method of the present invention for producing a semiconductor laminate having a substrate 10 and a sintered silicon particle layer 5 on...

Transparent conductive coatings for use in highly flexible organic photovoltaic films on thin flexible substrates with pressure-sensitive adhesives
02/19/15 - 20150047697 - Flexible transparent conductive films, flexible OPV devices, and semitransparent flexible OPV devices, and methods for the fabrication of flexible transparent conductive films, and the use of those films in fabricating flexible OPV devices, and semitransparent flexible OPV devices are presented. High-throughput and low-cost fabrication options also allow for economical production....

Protective coatings for photovoltaic cells
02/19/15 - 20150047698 - A photovoltaic cell comprises a protective layer, a substrate adjacent to the protective layer, and a barrier layer adjacent to the substrate. The protective layer can comprise niobium, or a metal carbide, metal boride, metal nitride, or metal silicide. The barrier layer can comprise an electrically conductive material. The photovoltaic...

Thin film photovoltaic devices with a minimally conductive buffer layer
02/19/15 - 20150047699 - A thin film photovoltaic device (100) with a tunable, minimally conductive buffer (128) layer is provided. The photovoltaic device (100) may include a back contact (150), a transparent front contact stack (120), and an absorber (140) positioned between the front contact stack (120) and the back contact (150). The front...

Conductive paste for solar cell electrodes, solar cell, and method for manufacturing solar cell
02/19/15 - 20150047700 - A conductive paste for solar cell electrodes according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises a glass frit containing many glass particles, and a non-glass component containing mainly at least one of silver and copper and additionally metallic element A1. The metallic element A1 is at least one selected...

Solar cell
02/19/15 - 20150047701 - This solar cell is provided with: a substrate, which is a crystalline silicon layer; an intrinsic i-type semiconductor layer, which is directly provided on the light receiving surface side of the substrate; a wide gap layer, which is provided on the i-type semiconductor layer, and which has a p-type or...

Method of design and growth of single-crystal 3d nanostructured solar cell or detector
02/19/15 - 20150047702 - Photovoltaic devices conformally deposited on a nano-structured substrate having hills and valleys have corresponding hills and valleys in the device layers. We have found that disposing an insulator in the valleys of the device layers such that the top electrode of the device is insulated from the device layer valleys...

Method for preparing solar paint at room temperature for dye sensitized solar cells for window panes and flexible substrates
02/12/15 - 20150040976 - The present invention discloses a room temperature process for the fabrication of dye sensitized solar cells (DSSCs). Particularly, the invention discloses a room temperature process for preparing easily curable, binder free titania based solar paint that gives a high conversion efficiency to be used in fabrication of DSSCs at room...

Backsheet film with improved hydrolytic stability
02/12/15 - 20150040977 - This disclosure generally relates to films capable of use in photovoltaic modules, to films, to methods of use and manufacture of these films, and to photovoltaic cells and/or modules including these films. One exemplary embodiment of such a film is a barrier layer having a moisture vapor transmission rate of...

Solar-cell efficiency enhancement using metasurfaces
02/12/15 - 20150040978 - A solar-energy module is disclosed. The module includes a first electrode configured to receive incident visible light with a different refractive index than the medium through which light travels prior to becoming incident on the first electrode, the first electrode having a first metasurface arrangement formed through the first electrode,...

Silicon wafers with p-n junctions by epitaxial deposition and devices fabricated therefrom
02/12/15 - 20150040979 - High efficiency silicon solar cells, including IBC cells, may be formed from lightly doped p-n sandwich structures fabricated in-situ by epitaxial growth. For example, the solar cell may comprise: an n-type silicon layer greater than or equal to 20 microns thick, with a dopant concentration between 1E15/cm3 and 5E16/cm3 and...

Finger structures protruding from absorber layer for improved solar cell back contact
02/05/15 - 20150034154 - Thin film photovoltaic devices that include a transparent substrate; a transparent conductive oxide layer on the transparent substrate; a n-type window layer on the transparent conductive oxide layer; a p-type absorber layer on the n-type window layer; and, a back contact on the p-type absorber layer are provided. The p-type...

Optoelectronic device and the manufacturing method thereof
02/05/15 - 20150034155 - An optoelectronic device includes: a semiconductor stack including an upper surface and a side surface; a first electrode formed on the upper surface of the semiconductor stack; a first anti-reflection structure formed on the first electrode and the upper surface; and a second anti-reflection structure different from the first anti-reflection...

Radiation curable adhesive composition for photovoltaic backsheets
02/05/15 - 20150034156 - The invention relates to a radiation curable adhesive system for use in bonding a high thermal deformation temperature layer to a UV opaque, pigmented or non-pigmented fluoropolymer film The radiation curable adhesive system uses an adhesive composition optimized for cure using long wavelength UV energy. The adhesive system may also...

Adhesive for laminated sheets
02/05/15 - 20150034157 - An adhesive for laminated sheets comprising a urethane resin obtainable by mixing an acrylic polyol with an isocyanate compound. The acrylic polyol is obtained by polymerizing a mixture including a first monomer having a hydroxyl group and acrylonitrile. The isocyanate compound includes both an isocyanate compound having no aromatic ring...

Low reflection electrode for photovoltaic devices
01/29/15 - 20150027521 - A method for forming a photovoltaic device includes forming a photovoltaic absorption stack on a substrate including one or more of I-III-VI2 and I2-II-IV-VI4 semiconductor material. A transparent conductive contact layer is deposited on the photovoltaic absorption stack at a temperature less than 200 degrees Celsius. The transparent conductive contact...

All-black-contact solar cell and fabrication method
01/29/15 - 20150027522 - A method of fabricating an all-back-contact (ABC) solar cell is disclosed. A doped layer of a first polarity (102) is formed on a rear side of a wafer (100). A first masking structure (106, 110) is formed on the doped layer of the first polarity. Portions of the first masking...

Nanostructures and methods for manufacturing the same
01/29/15 - 20150027523 - A resonant tunneling diode, and other one dimensional electronic, photonic structures, and electromechanical MEMS devices, are formed as a heterostructure in a nanowhisker by forming length segments of the whisker with different materials having different band gaps....

Silver solar cell contacts
01/29/15 - 20150027524 - Solar cell conductor formulations made are from two silver powders having different particle size distributions, an aluminum powder, and two frit glass compositions having softening points in the range of 250-700° C. and whose softening points differ by at least 10° C....

Solar cell and preparing method of the same
01/29/15 - 20150027525 - A solar cell according to the embodiment includes a back electrode layer on a support substrate; a first through hole dividing the back electrode layer into a plurality of back electrodes; a first contact pattern in the back electrode layer; a light absorbing layer formed on the back electrode layer...

Solar cell module and method of fabricating the same
01/29/15 - 20150027526 - Disclosed are a solar cell module and a method of fabricating the same. The solar cell module includes a back electrode layer on a support substrate; a light absorbing layer on the back electrode layer; a first buffer layer on the light absorbing layer; a second buffer layer on the...

Solar cell and process for producing a solar cell
01/29/15 - 20150027527 - A solar cell core is produced such that a charge separation and a charge transfer to an emitter and to a base located on a side of the solar cell that is opposite from the emitter are provided when there is incident light in a front side of the solar...

Selective removal of a coating from a metal layer, and solar cell applications thereof
01/29/15 - 20150027528 - A method and resulting structure of patterning a metal film pattern over a substrate, including forming a metal film pattern over the substrate; depositing a coating over the substrate surface and the metal film pattern; and removing the coating over the metal film pattern by laser irradiation. The substrate and...

Electrodes formed by oxidative chemical vapor deposition and related methods and devices
01/29/15 - 20150027529 - The present invention generally relates to electrodes formed by oxidative chemical vapor deposition and related methods and devices....

Solar module back sheet, and method for manufacturing same
01/29/15 - 20150027530 - Provided are a polyester white film and a back sheet for a solar cell module using the same, and in particular, provided is a polyester white film having improved light reflectance....

Silicon-containing film and method for forming silicon-containing film
01/29/15 - 20150027531 - A silicon-containing film includes a first chemical vapor deposition layer and a second chemical vapor deposition layer. The first chemical vapor deposition layer includes elemental silicon. The first chemical vapor deposition layer is formed by a plasma CVD method such that oxygen concentration is greater than or equal to 0%...

Solar cell, solar cell module and method of manufacturing solar cell
01/29/15 - 20150027532 - A solar cell includes a photoelectric conversion body including one principal surface provided with a p-type surface and an n-type surface, a p-side electrode disposed on the p-type surface, an n-side electrode disposed on the n-type surface, and an insulating layer disposed between the p-side electrode and the n-side electrode...

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...