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Title: Graphite-based photovoltaic cells

Abstract

The present invention uses lithographically patterned graphite stacks as the basic building elements of an efficient and economical photovoltaic cell. The basic design of the graphite-based photovoltaic cells includes a plurality of spatially separated graphite stacks, each comprising a plurality of vertically stacked, semiconducting graphene sheets (carbon nanoribbons) bridging electrically conductive contacts.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Madison, WI
  2. Salt Lake City, UT
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1006420
Patent Number(s):
7,858,876
Application Number:
11/685,439
Assignee:
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (Madison, WI); University of Utah Research Foundation (Salt Lake City, UT)
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-03ER46028
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Lagally, Max, and Liu, Feng. Graphite-based photovoltaic cells. United States: N. p., 2010. Web.
Lagally, Max, & Liu, Feng. Graphite-based photovoltaic cells. United States.
Lagally, Max, and Liu, Feng. Tue . "Graphite-based photovoltaic cells". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1006420.
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