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Title: Nanowire array and nanowire solar cells and methods for forming the same

Abstract

Homogeneous and dense arrays of nanowires are described. The nanowires can be formed in solution and can have average diameters of 40-300 nm and lengths of 1-3 .mu.m. They can be formed on any suitable substrate. Photovoltaic devices are also described.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Berkeley, CA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
914636
Patent Number(s):
7265037
Application Number:
10/868,421
Assignee:
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, 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:  
AC03-76SF00098
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY

Citation Formats

Yang, Peidong, Greene, Lori, and Law, Matthew. Nanowire array and nanowire solar cells and methods for forming the same. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Yang, Peidong, Greene, Lori, & Law, Matthew. Nanowire array and nanowire solar cells and methods for forming the same. United States.
Yang, Peidong, Greene, Lori, and Law, Matthew. Tue . "Nanowire array and nanowire solar cells and methods for forming the same". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/914636.
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