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Title: Solar cell comprising a metal-oxide buffer layer and method of fabrication

Abstract

A perovskite-based solar cell comprising a transparent electrode disposed on a buffer layer that protects the perovskite from damage during the deposition of the electrode is disclosed. The buffer material is deposited using either low-temperature atomic-layer deposition, chemical-vapor deposition, or pulsed chemical-vapor deposition. In some embodiments, the perovskite material is operative as an absorption layer in a multi-cell solar-cell structure. In some embodiments, the perovskite material is operative as an absorption layer in a single junction solar cell structure.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Stanford Univ., CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1892802
Patent Number(s):
11296244
Application Number:
16/334,540
Assignee:
The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University (Stanford, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01L - SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES
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
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0006707
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 09/15/2017
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Bush, Kevin Alexander, Palmstrom, Axel F., McGehee, Michael David, and Bent, Stacey F. Solar cell comprising a metal-oxide buffer layer and method of fabrication. United States: N. p., 2022. Web.
Bush, Kevin Alexander, Palmstrom, Axel F., McGehee, Michael David, & Bent, Stacey F. Solar cell comprising a metal-oxide buffer layer and method of fabrication. United States.
Bush, Kevin Alexander, Palmstrom, Axel F., McGehee, Michael David, and Bent, Stacey F. Tue . "Solar cell comprising a metal-oxide buffer layer and method of fabrication". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1892802.
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