20160118252 Method Of Forming Silicon On A Substrate||US||28.04.2016|
||14787221||TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT DELFT||Ryoichi Ishihara|
A method for forming a silicon layer using a liquid silane compound is described. The method includes the steps of: forming a first layer on a substrate, preferably a flexible substrate, the first layer having a (poly)silane; and, irradiating with light having one or more wavelength within the range between 200 and 400 nm for transforming the polysilane in silicon, preferably amorphous silicon or polysilicon.
20160118508 Method for Producing a Solar Cell||US||28.04.2016|
||14892084||INTERNATIONAL SOLAR ENERGY RESEARCH CENTER KONSTANZ e.V.||Robert BOCK|
The invention relates to a method for producing a solar cell composed of crystalline silicon, as well as a solar cell of said type. The substrate of said solar cell has, in a first surface, a first doping region produced by boron diffusion and, in a second surface, a phosphorus-doped second doping region.
20160118522 SOLAR CELL MODULE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME||US||28.04.2016|
||14784578||GWANGJU INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHOLOGY||Kwang Hee LEE|
Disclosed herein are a solar cell module and a method for manufacturing the same. The solar cell module comprises: a substrate; and a plurality of solar cells located on the substrate, each solar cell comprising a first electrode, a second electrode, and a photoactive layer located between the first electrode and the second electrode, wherein at least a portion of a second electrode is located on a photoactive layer of a neighboring solar cell, and a conductive channel is located between the second electrode and a first electrode of the neighboring solar cell. Therefore, a solar cell module having a structure in which every layer except for electrodes is entirely formed as a thin film may be provided. In addition, a solar cell module the module efficiency of which is improved by increasing the active area of each solar cell may be provided.
20160118520 METHODS OF HERMETICALLY SEALING PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES||US||28.04.2016|
||14986983||Markus Eberhard Beck||Markus Eberhard Beck|
In various embodiments, photovoltaic modules are hermetically sealed by providing a first glass sheet, a photovoltaic device disposed on the first glass sheet, and a second glass sheet, a gap being defined between the first and second glass sheets, disposing a glass powder within the gap, and heating the powder to seal the glass sheets.
20160118519 THIN FILM SOLAR CELL PANEL AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF||US||28.04.2016|
||14889847||SHANGHAI SOLAR INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT PARTNER SHIPS LIMITED PARTNER SHIPS||Liyou YANG|
The present invention provides a thin film solar cell panel and a manufacturing method thereof. The thin film solar cell panel comprises a substrate, a first electrode disposed on the substrate. The substrate is an ultra-thin glass substrate with a thickness of 0.1-1 mm. The ultra-thin glass substrate has a bending capacity, and a minimum bending radius thereof reaches below 10 cm. The first electrode is continuously disposed on the substrate during its formation. Light transmittance of the thin film solar cell panel of the present invention is enhanced, and the thin film solar cell panel can be conveniently used to manufacture a bending solar cell component.
20160118521 MATING SYSTEM FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC ARRAY||US||28.04.2016|
||14898589||DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC||James R. Keenihan|
A photovoltaic component comprising; two or more mating components spatially separated along a surface of the photovoltaic component wherein at feast one of the two or more mating components mates with a portion of one or more adjacent photovoltaic components to form a connection between one or more mating components of the one or more adjacent photovoltaic components so that a mating connection is formed between the photovoltaic component and the adjacent photovoltaic component, and wherein the at least one of the two or more mating components of the photovoltaic component and the at least one of the one or more mating components of the adjacent photovoltaic component align the photovoltaic component and the adjacent photovoltaic component relative to one another; and wherein at least one of the two or more mating components of the photovoltaic component are shaped and form a handle for carrying and/or moving the photovoltaic component.
20160118518 A BACKSHEET FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES||US||28.04.2016|
||14892097||AGFA GEVAERT||Hubertus VAN AERT|
A backsheet for a photovoltaic module includes a support and a weather resistant layer, the weather resistant layer including a binder containing a crosslinkable group, an isocyanate crosslinking agent, and a catalyst that improves the crosslinking of the binder, wherein the catalyst is a zinc based catalyst or a bismuth based catalyst.
20160118507 PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULE INCLUDING INTEGRATED PHOTOVOLTAIC CELLS||US||28.04.2016|
A photovoltaic module and its manufacturing method. The module includes a first support wafer made of sintered silicon and a second layer of single-crystal silicon.
20160118510 SOLAR CELL AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME||US||28.04.2016|
||14607035||GINTECH ENERGY CORPORATION||Chung-Han WU|
A solar cell includes a semiconductor substrate, a boron back surface field (BSF) layer, a passivation layer, a back electrode layer and an aluminum local BSF layer. The semiconductor substrate has a front surface and a back surface opposite to each other. The boron BSF layer is disposed in the semiconductor substrate beneath the back surface. The passivation layer is disposed over the boron BSF layer and has an opening through the passivation layer. The back electrode layer is disposed in the opening. The aluminum local BSF layer is disposed in the semiconductor substrate beneath the opening and in contact with the boron BSF layer and the back electrode layer.
20160118511 METHOD FOR FABRICATING A PHOTOSENSITIVE DEVICE||US||28.04.2016|
||14892708||ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE||Myriam Paire|
A method for fabricating a photosensitive device, comprising: a first step of preparing, on a substrate, at least a first photosensitive portion, active within a range of wavelengths, the first portion being surrounded by a second portion that is inactive. A material, covering the first portion, is selectively arranged into a hydrophilic layer by an electrochemical process. The second portion comprises a hydrophobic material on an upper surface opposite the substrate. The method further comprises the following steps: spraying on the upper surfaces of the first and second portions a liquid comprising a transparent material, and forming a converging lens containing the material, above the first portion.