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Title: Method of fabricating a solar cell with a tunnel dielectric layer

Methods of fabricating solar cells with tunnel dielectric layers are described. Solar cells with tunnel dielectric layers are also described.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1338049
Assignee:
SunPower Corporation (San Jose, CA) GFO
Patent Number(s):
9,537,030
Application Number:
14/725,939
Contract Number:
FC36-07GO17043
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 May 29
Research Org:
SunPower Corporation, San Jose, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

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