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Title: Copper doped polycrystalline silicon solar cell

Abstract

Photovoltaic cells having improved performance are fabricated from polycrystalline silicon containing copper segregated at the grain boundaries.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. (La Canada, CA)
  2. La Canada, CA
  3. La Crescenta, CA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
California Institute of Technology (CalTech), Pasadena, CA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
863793
Patent Number(s):
4249957
Assignee:
Lovelace, Alan M. Administrator of National Aeronautics and Space (La Canada, CA);Koliwad, Krishna M. (La Canada, CA);Daud, Taher (La Crescenta, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10S - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
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:  
NAS7-100
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
copper; doped; polycrystalline; silicon; solar; cell; photovoltaic; cells; improved; performance; fabricated; containing; segregated; grain; boundaries; improved performance; photovoltaic cells; grain boundaries; solar cell; silicon solar; polycrystalline silicon; crystalline silicon; photovoltaic cell; silicon containing; cell photovoltaic; containing copper; /136/148/252/257/

Citation Formats

Lovelace, Alan M. Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space, Koliwad, Krishna M, and Daud, Taher. Copper doped polycrystalline silicon solar cell. United States: N. p., 1981. Web.
Lovelace, Alan M. Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space, Koliwad, Krishna M, & Daud, Taher. Copper doped polycrystalline silicon solar cell. United States.
Lovelace, Alan M. Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space, Koliwad, Krishna M, and Daud, Taher. Thu . "Copper doped polycrystalline silicon solar cell". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/863793.
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title = {Copper doped polycrystalline silicon solar cell},
author = {Lovelace, Alan M. Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space and Koliwad, Krishna M and Daud, Taher},
abstractNote = {Photovoltaic cells having improved performance are fabricated from polycrystalline silicon containing copper segregated at the grain boundaries.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1981},
month = {1}
}

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