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Title: Methods for manufacturing monocrystalline or near-monocrystalline cast materials

Abstract

Methods are provided for casting one or more of a semiconductor, an oxide, and an intermetallic material. With such methods, a cast body of a monocrystalline form of the one or more of a semiconductor, an oxide, and an intermetallic material may be formed that is free of, or substantially free of, radially-distributed impurities and defects and having at least two dimensions that are each at least about 35 cm.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1130084
Patent Number(s):
8,709,154
Application Number:
12/670,212
Assignee:
AMG IdealCast Solar Corporation (Wayne, PA)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-98GO10337
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2008 Jul 23
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Stoddard, Nathan G. Methods for manufacturing monocrystalline or near-monocrystalline cast materials. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Stoddard, Nathan G. Methods for manufacturing monocrystalline or near-monocrystalline cast materials. United States.
Stoddard, Nathan G. Tue . "Methods for manufacturing monocrystalline or near-monocrystalline cast materials". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1130084.
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