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Title: Deposition and post-processing techniques for transparent conductive films

In one embodiment, a method is provided for fabrication of a semitransparent conductive mesh. A first solution having conductive nanowires suspended therein and a second solution having nanoparticles suspended therein are sprayed toward a substrate, the spraying forming a mist. The mist is processed, while on the substrate, to provide a semitransparent conductive material in the form of a mesh having the conductive nanowires and nanoparticles. The nanoparticles are configured and arranged to direct light passing through the mesh. Connections between the nanowires provide conductivity through the mesh.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1368217
Assignee:
The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University GFO
Patent Number(s):
9,694,422
Application Number:
14/593,840
Contract Number:
FG36-08G018005
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Jan 09
Research Org:
The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Stanford, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

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