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Title: Liquid precursor for deposition of indium selenide and method of preparing the same

Liquid precursors containing indium and selenium suitable for deposition on a substrate to form thin films suitable for semiconductor applications are disclosed. Methods of preparing such liquid precursors and method of depositing a liquid precursor on a substrate are also disclosed.
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Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Golden, CO) NREL
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Patent File Date: 2011 Aug 16
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
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Country of Publication:
United States

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