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Title: Electrodeposition of gallium for photovoltaics

Abstract

An electroplating solution and method for producing an electroplating solution containing a gallium salt, an ionic compound and a solvent that results in a gallium thin film that can be deposited on a substrate.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1289618
Patent Number(s):
9,410,259
Application Number:
14/240,679
Assignee:
Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Golden, CO)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Sep 04
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 14 SOLAR ENERGY

Citation Formats

Bhattacharya, Raghu N. Electrodeposition of gallium for photovoltaics. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Bhattacharya, Raghu N. Electrodeposition of gallium for photovoltaics. United States.
Bhattacharya, Raghu N. Tue . "Electrodeposition of gallium for photovoltaics". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1289618.
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