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Title: Solar cells and methods of fabrication thereof

Abstract

A passivation layer is deposited on a first portion of a region of the solar cell. A grid line is deposited on a second portion of the region. The passivation layer is annealed to drive chemical species from the passivation layer to deactivate an electrical activity of a dopant in the first portion of the region of the solar cell.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Picasolar, Inc., Fayetteville, AR (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1438421
Patent Number(s):
9960287
Application Number:
14/178,216
Assignee:
Picasolar, Inc. (Fayetteville, AR)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01L - SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0006461
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Feb 11
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY

Citation Formats

Shumate, Seth Daniel, Hutchings, Douglas Arthur, Mohammed, Hafeezuddin, Young, Matthew, and Little, Scott. Solar cells and methods of fabrication thereof. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Shumate, Seth Daniel, Hutchings, Douglas Arthur, Mohammed, Hafeezuddin, Young, Matthew, & Little, Scott. Solar cells and methods of fabrication thereof. United States.
Shumate, Seth Daniel, Hutchings, Douglas Arthur, Mohammed, Hafeezuddin, Young, Matthew, and Little, Scott. Tue . "Solar cells and methods of fabrication thereof". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1438421.
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