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Title: Insertion of lithium into electrochromic devices after completion

The present disclosure describes methods of inserting lithium into an electrochromic device after completion. In the disclosed methods, an ideal amount of lithium can be added post-fabrication to maximize or tailor the free lithium ion density of a layer or the coloration range of a device. Embodiments are directed towards a method to insert lithium into the main device layers of an electrochromic device as a post-processing step after the device has been manufactured. In an embodiment, the methods described are designed to maximize the coloration range while compensating for blind charge loss.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1233589
Assignee:
ITN Energy Systems, Inc. (Littleton, CO) ARPA-E
Patent Number(s):
9,217,198
Application Number:
13/544,391
Contract Number:
AR0000019
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Jul 09
Research Org:
ITN Energy Systems, Inc., Littleton, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION

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