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1. (WO2015045243) SOLAR CELL MODULE AND SOLAR CELL MODULE MANUFACTURING METHOD

Pub. No.:    WO/2015/045243    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2014/003954
Publication Date: Fri Apr 03 01:59:59 CEST 2015 International Filing Date: Tue Jul 29 01:59:59 CEST 2014
IPC: H01L 31/0216
H01L 31/18
Applicants: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
パナソニックIPマネジメント株式会社
Inventors: TOHODA, Satoshi
東方田 悟司
TAIRA, Shigeharu
平 茂治
Title: SOLAR CELL MODULE AND SOLAR CELL MODULE MANUFACTURING METHOD
Abstract:
A solar cell element (70) has a surface, the periphery of which is surrounded by a plurality of sides (74). A light diffusion portion (60) is provided in a peripheral region (C1) of the surface. A sealing layer covers the surface and the light diffusion portion (60). The light diffusion portion (60) is provided avoiding a corner portion (76) positioned between two sides among the plurality of sides (74), said two sides extending in directions intersecting with each other. The surface may also have an octagon shape in which the four corners of a rectangular shape surrounded by the four sides (74) are cut off. The light diffusion portion (60) may also be provided in a region along a side by avoiding the cut-off corner portion (76). Alternatively, the light diffusion portion (60) may be provided avoiding a partial region of the corner portion (76).