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Title: Semiconductor wire array structures, and solar cells and photodetectors based on such structures

Abstract

A structure comprising an array of semiconductor structures, an infill material between the semiconductor materials, and one or more light-trapping elements is described. Photoconverters and photoelectrochemical devices based on such structure also described.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
California Institute of Technology (CalTech), Pasadena, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1150707
Patent Number(s):
8808933
Application Number:
12/957,065
Assignee:
California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01L - SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0001293; FG02-07ER46405
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY

Citation Formats

Kelzenberg, Michael D., Atwater, Harry A., Briggs, Ryan M., Boettcher, Shannon W., Lewis, Nathan S., and Petykiewicz, Jan A. Semiconductor wire array structures, and solar cells and photodetectors based on such structures. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Kelzenberg, Michael D., Atwater, Harry A., Briggs, Ryan M., Boettcher, Shannon W., Lewis, Nathan S., & Petykiewicz, Jan A. Semiconductor wire array structures, and solar cells and photodetectors based on such structures. United States.
Kelzenberg, Michael D., Atwater, Harry A., Briggs, Ryan M., Boettcher, Shannon W., Lewis, Nathan S., and Petykiewicz, Jan A. Tue . "Semiconductor wire array structures, and solar cells and photodetectors based on such structures". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1150707.
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