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Title: Methods of making copper selenium precursor compositions with a targeted copper selenide content and precursor compositions and thin films resulting therefrom

Abstract

Precursor compositions containing copper and selenium suitable for deposition on a substrate to form thin films suitable for semi-conductor applications. Methods of forming the precursor compositions using primary amine solvents and methods of forming the thin films wherein the selection of temperature and duration of heating controls the formation of a targeted species of copper selenide.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [5];  [6];  [7]
  1. Lakewood, CO
  2. Boulder, CO
  3. (Lakewood, CO)
  4. Evergreen, CO
  5. Denver, CO
  6. West Simsbury, CT
  7. Austin, TX
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Golden, CO)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1027209
Patent Number(s):
8021641
Application Number:
12/658,204
Assignee:
Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Golden, CO); Heliovolt Corporation (Austin, TX)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C01 - INORGANIC CHEMISTRY C01P - INDEXING SCHEME RELATING TO STRUCTURAL AND PHYSICAL ASPECTS OF SOLID INORGANIC COMPOUNDS
C - CHEMISTRY C01 - INORGANIC CHEMISTRY C01B - NON-METALLIC ELEMENTS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Curtis, Calvin J, Miedaner, Alexander, van Hest, Marinus Franciscus Antonius Maria, Ginley, David S, Leisch, Jennifer, Taylor, Matthew, and Stanbery, Billy J. Methods of making copper selenium precursor compositions with a targeted copper selenide content and precursor compositions and thin films resulting therefrom. United States: N. p., 2011. Web.
Curtis, Calvin J, Miedaner, Alexander, van Hest, Marinus Franciscus Antonius Maria, Ginley, David S, Leisch, Jennifer, Taylor, Matthew, & Stanbery, Billy J. Methods of making copper selenium precursor compositions with a targeted copper selenide content and precursor compositions and thin films resulting therefrom. United States.
Curtis, Calvin J, Miedaner, Alexander, van Hest, Marinus Franciscus Antonius Maria, Ginley, David S, Leisch, Jennifer, Taylor, Matthew, and Stanbery, Billy J. Tue . "Methods of making copper selenium precursor compositions with a targeted copper selenide content and precursor compositions and thin films resulting therefrom". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1027209.
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