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Title: Photovoltaic sub-cell interconnects

Photovoltaic sub-cell interconnect systems and methods are provided. In one embodiment, a photovoltaic device comprises a thin film stack of layers deposited upon a substrate, wherein the thin film stack layers are subdivided into a plurality of sub-cells interconnected in series by a plurality of electrical interconnection structures; and wherein the plurality of electrical interconnection structures each comprise no more than two scribes that penetrate into the thin film stack layers.
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Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC NREL
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Patent File Date: 2014 May 21
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National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
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United States

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