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Title: Photovoltaic structures having a light scattering interface layer and methods of making the same

Photovoltaic (PV) cell structures having an integral light scattering interface layer configured to diffuse or scatter light prior to entering a semiconductor material and methods of making the same are described.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1223098
Assignee:
The University of Toledo (Toledo, OH) GFO
Patent Number(s):
9,159,851
Application Number:
13/699,231
Contract Number:
FG08-GO18067
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 May 26
Research Org:
The University of Toledo,Toledo, OH (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY

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