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 Systems and methods for forming foil contact rear emitter solar cell patent thumbnailSystems and methods for forming foil contact rear emitter solar cell
A solar cell structure may provide a front surface that may include a front passivation layer and front anti-reflective layer. The solar cell structure may provide both contacts on a rear surface.
Natcore Technology, Inc.


 Light-emitting device patent thumbnailLight-emitting device
A light-emitting device, comprises a light-emitting stacked layer comprising a first conductivity type semiconductor layer; a light-emitting layer formed on the first conductivity type semiconductor layer; and a second conductivity type semiconductor layer formed on the light-emitting layer and comprising a first plurality of cavities; a first dielectric layer formed on a first part of the second conductivity type semiconductor layer; a first transparent conductive oxide layer formed on the first dielectric layer and on a second part of the second conductivity type semiconductor layer, the first transparent conductive oxide layer including a first portion in contact with the first dielectric layer and including a second portion in contact with the upper surface of the second conductivity type semiconductor layer; a first electrode formed on the first portion; and a first reflective metal layer formed between the first transparent conductive oxide layer and the first electrode.. .
Epistar Corporation


 Flexible functionalized film patent thumbnailFlexible functionalized film
The invention relates to a flexible film comprising a polymer substrate, a first transparent conductive oxide layer on the substrate, a gold-containing layer on the dielectric layer and an overlayer consisting of a dielectric layer or a second transparent conductive oxide layer on the gold-containing layer, wherein said first transparent conductive oxide layer is based on aluminum-doped zinc oxide.. .
Saint-gobain Performance Plastics Corporation


 Transparent supported electrode for oled patent thumbnailTransparent supported electrode for oled
A supported transparent electrode for an oled, includes, in succession: (i) a transparent substrate made of mineral glass; (ii) a scattering layer formed from a high-index enamel containing at least 30% by weight bi2o3; (iii) a barrier layer of at least one dielectric metal oxide chosen from the group consisting of al2o3, tio2, zro2 and hfo2, deposited by ald; and (iv) a layer of a transparent conductive oxide (tco).. .
Saint-gobain Glass France


 Flexible touch panel and  manufacturing flexible touch panel patent thumbnailFlexible touch panel and manufacturing flexible touch panel
A flexible touch panel includes a touch sensor unit disposed on a flexible substrate. The flexible touch panel includes a transparent conductive layer, a first transparent conductive oxide layer, and a second transparent conductive oxide layer that are sequentially deposited and sequentially contact each other..
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.


 Misfit p-type transparent conductive oxide (tco) films, methods and applications patent thumbnailMisfit p-type transparent conductive oxide (tco) films, methods and applications
A p-type transparent conductive oxide (tco) mixed metal oxide material layer formed upon a substrate has a formula m1xm2yoz generally, caxcoyoz more specifically, and ca3co4o9 most specifically. Embodiments provide that the p-type tco mixed metal oxide material may be formed absent an epitaxial crystalline relationship with respect to the substrate while using a sol-gel synthesis method that uses a chelating polymer material and not a block copolymer material..
Cornell University


 Transparent conductive oxide film for sensing deformation patent thumbnailTransparent conductive oxide film for sensing deformation
A transparent conductive oxide film for sensing deformation has a length, and generates a deformation amount when an external force is applied thereto, so as to change a resistance value of the transparent conductive oxide film. A ratio of the deformation amount to the length ranges from about 5×10−5 to about 3.5×10−4, and a rate of change of the resistance value ranges from about 0.01% to about 3%..
Tpk Touch Solutions (xiamen) Inc.


 Transparent conductive oxide pattern blanking structure, touch panel and display device patent thumbnailTransparent conductive oxide pattern blanking structure, touch panel and display device
The present invention discloses a transparent conductive oxide pattern blanking structure, a touch panel, and a display device. A patterned transparent conductive oxide layer is stacked on a base plate, and a pattern blanking layer is adapted to make a pattern of the transparent conductive oxide layer invisible in the visible light.
Hefei Xinsheng Optoelectronics Technology Co. Ltd.


 Selective plating of copper on transparent conductive oxide, solar cell structure and manufacturing method patent thumbnailSelective plating of copper on transparent conductive oxide, solar cell structure and manufacturing method
A solar cell includes a silicon substrate having a transparent conductive oxide (tco) film formed on a surface thereof, a dielectric mask having openings formed on a surface of the tco film, a seed layer formed in the openings of the dielectric mask, and a copper plating later formed on the seed layer. In a method of forming a solar cell, a tco film is applied to a surface of a silicon substrate, a dielectric mask is formed on a surface of the tco film, a metal seed layer is applied to openings in the dielectric mask by in-situ hydrogen plasma treatment, and copper metal is plated onto the metal seed layer via light induced plating or field induced plating to form a copper electrode.

 Transparent electrostatic carrier patent thumbnailTransparent electrostatic carrier
Embodiments described herein provide an electrostatic carrier for transferring a substrate. The electrostatic carrier may have a transparent body.
Applied Materials, Inc.


Substrate with transparent electrode and producing same

Provided is a substrate with transparent electrode, which is capable of achieving both acceleration of crystallization during a heat treatment and suppression of crystallization under a normal temperature environment. In the substrate with transparent electrode, a transparent electrode thin-film formed of a transparent conductive oxide is formed on a film substrate.
Kaneka Corporation

Method for patterning a microstructure

The invention relates to a method for patterning one or more portions of a microstructure comprised of a flexible substrate, a conductor disposed on the substrate, and a metal layer disposed on the conductor, wherein the conductor is comprised of a stack of a first and a second transparent conductive oxide (tco) layer, and a metal doped silicon oxide layer sandwiched between the two tco layers.. .
3m Innovative Properties Company

Solar cell with a low-resistivity transparent conductive oxide layer

One embodiment of the present invention provides a solar cell that includes a crystalline silicon base layer, a first quantum tunneling barrier layer deposited on a first side of the base layer, and a second quantum tunneling barrier layer deposited on a second side of the base layer. The solar cell further includes a doped amorphous silicon emitter layer positioned on the first side of the base layer.
Solarcity Corporation

Method for forming conductive electrode patterns and manufacturing solar cells comprising the same

A method for forming conductive electrode patterns of a solar cell is provided. The method includes preparing a glass substrate and forming a transparent conductive oxide film (tco) on the glass substrate.
Hyundai Motor Company

Display panel and manufacturing method thereof

A display panel includes an array substrate, a plurality of transparent conductive oxide patterns, and a display medium. The array substrate includes a substrate, and a first metal layer, a first insulation layer, a semiconductor layer, a second metal layer, and a second insulation layer sequentially disposed on the substrate.
E Ink Holdings Inc.

Double layered transparent conductive oxide for reduced schottky barrier in photovoltaic devices

A device and method for fabricating a photovoltaic device includes forming a double layer transparent conductive oxide on a transparent substrate. The double layer transparent conductive oxide includes forming a doped electrode layer on the substrate, and forming a buffer layer on the doped electrode layer.
Bay Zu Precision Co., Ltd.

Display with semiconducting oxide and polysilicon transistors

A display may have an array of pixels controlled by display driver circuitry. The pixels may have pixel circuits.
Apple Inc.

Photovoltaic apparatus

A photovoltaic apparatus 10 includes: a plurality of photovoltaic elements 11 having transparent conductive oxide layers 18, 19 and generating electrical power by light irradiation; and power collecting members provided on the front and back of each of the photovoltaic elements 11, wherein the power collecting members on the front sides are provided with finger electrodes 27 and a plurality of metallic conductor wires 28, the finger electrodes 27 formed on top of the transparent conductive oxide layers 18 in parallel by gravure offset printing, the thickness of the finger electrodes 27 formed to be 5 μm or less, the metallic conductor wires 28 orthogonally joined to the finger electrodes 27, and wherein the metallic conductor wires 28 are extended further in one direction and joined to one of the power collecting members provided on the back sides of the adjoining photovoltaic elements 11 to be connected in series.. .
Choshu Industry Co., Ltd.

Multilayer constructs for metabolite strips providing inert surface and mechanical advantage

The present disclosure relates to multilayer constructs for producing metabolite strips. The multilayer constructs include a substrate layer having a top surface and a bottom surface, a thin film metal conductor layer formed on the top surface of the substrate layer and configured to act as an electrode, and a transparent conductive oxide (tco) protective layer deposited on top of the metal conductor layer.
Materion Corporation

Article with transparent conductive oxide coating

A solar cell includes a first substrate having a first surface and a second surface. An underlayer is located over the second surface.
Ppg Industries Ohio, Inc.

Display substrate, display panel and display device

A display substrate, a display panel and a display device are disclosed. The display substrate includes: a base substrate (1), and a color film structure (2) and a transparent conductive oxide film layer (3) subsequently laminated on the base substrate (1).
Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

Method for fabricating a photovoltaic cell

A method for producing a photovoltaic cell including the following successive steps: i) providing a substrate including a p/n photovoltaic junction, successively covered by a transparent conductive oxide layer, a first layer made from electrically insulating material and a second layer made from metallic material; ii) performing localised heat treatment by laser irradiation under conditions enabling the electrically insulating material and the metallic material to be made to react locally to form a seed layer, made from a metal-charged glassy compound, the seed layer being electrically connected to the p/n junction by way of the transparent conductive oxide layer; iii) performing removal of the second layer of metallic material; iv) performing formation of an electric contact on the seed layer by electrochemical deposition.. .
Commissariat À L'energie Atomique Et Aux Energies Alternatives

Solar cell with a hetero-junction structure and manufacturing the same

A solar cell with a hetero junction structure includes a substrate, a first buffer layer, a second buffer layer, a second n-type amorphous semiconductor layer, a second p-type amorphous semiconductor layer, a first transparent conductive oxide (tco) layer and a second tco layer. A method for manufacturing the aforesaid solar cell includes the steps of forming the first n-type and the first p-type amorphous semiconductor layers respectively on a first surface and a second surface of the substrate, dope-treating the first n-type and the first p-type amorphous semiconductor layers by a gas plasma, and forming a first and a second intrinsic amorphous semiconductor layers respectively on the first n-type and the first p-type amorphous semiconductor layers..
Neo Solar Power Corp.

Uv-patternable hard-coating for transparent conductive film

The present invention relates to the substrates with uv-patternable hard-coating (uphc) with, either on top or below the transparent conductive materials such as transparent conductive oxides (tco), conductive polymers, carbon or metal based nanomaterials and nanocomposites, the process for its preparation and articles that comprise said substrates.. .
Covestro Deutschland Ag

Solar cell and manufacturing the same

Discussed is a solar cell including a single crystalline semiconductor substrate having a first transparent conductive oxide layer positioned on a non-single crystalline emitter layer; a second transparent conductive oxide layer positioned over a rear surface of the single crystalline semiconductor substrate; a first electrode part including a first seed layer directly positioned on the first transparent conductive oxide layer; and a second electrode part including a second seed layer directly positioned on the second transparent conductive oxide layer, wherein the first transparent conductive oxide layer and the first seed layer have different conductivities, and wherein the second transparent conductive oxide layer and the second seed layer have different conductivities.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Solar cell and manufacturing the same

Discussed is a method of manufacturing a solar cell including preparing a single crystalline silicon substrate having a first conductive type impurity; forming a non-single crystalline silicon emitter layer having a second conductive type impurity opposite to the first conductive type impurity on a first surface of the single crystalline silicon substrate; forming a first transparent conductive oxide layer on the first surface of the single crystalline silicon substrate; forming a first electrode electrically connected to the first transparent conductive oxide layer; and forming a second electrode electrically connected to the single crystalline silicon substrate, wherein the forming of the first electrode includes; forming a first seed layer on the first transparent conductive oxide layer, and forming a first plating layer over the first seed layer by plating a first conductive material.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.

Epitaxial transparent conductive oxide electrodes for gan leds

In one embodiment, a vertical led die is formed by epitaxially growing over a sapphire substrate a transparent first conductive oxide layer, followed by an n-type gan-based layer, followed by a gan-based active layer, followed by a p-type gan-based layer, followed by a transparent second conductive oxide layer. The transparent conductive oxide has a wurtzite crystal structure that enables epitaxially growth of gan-based layers over the conductive oxide.
Nthdegree Technologies Worldwide Inc.

Using an active solder to couple a metallic article to a photovoltaic cell

Methods include providing a metallic article that is configured to serve as an electrical conduit within a photovoltaic cell. The processes further include providing a semiconductor substrate that includes a coating at a top surface of the semiconductor substrate, where the coating is a dielectric anti-reflective coating, a transparent conductive oxide or an amorphous silicon.
Gtat Corporation

Flexible touch panel

Provided is a flexible touch panel, including: a flexible substrate; and a touch sensor unit positioned on the flexible substrate and including a transparent conductive oxide pattern and a transparent conductive polymer pattern which are stacked while being connected to each other.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Flexible touch panel and flexible display device

A flexible touch panel includes a flexible substrate, and a touch sensor unit disposed on the flexible substrate, the touch sensor including a transparent conductive oxide layer and a transparent metal layer laminated to contact each other.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Thin-film transistor substrate

A thin-film transistor (tft) substrate including a first region including a semiconductor layer, a first etch barrier layer covering the semiconductor layer, a first contact hole and a second contact hole, which are formed through the first etch barrier layer, a source electrode, which is disposed on the first etch barrier layer and is electrically connected to the semiconductor layer via the first contact hole, a drain electrode, which is disposed on the first etch barrier layer to be isolated from the source electrode, is electrically connected to the semiconductor layer via the second contact hole and has a transparent conductive oxide layer and a metal layer, and a pixel electrode, which is disposed on the first etch barrier layer and includes the transparent conductive oxide layer.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Touch screen panel and manufacturing the same

A touch screen panel includes a substrate including a touch active area and a touch non-active area, the touch non-active area being defined at an outer portion of the touch active area, lines located in the touch non-active area of the substrate, each of the lines including a metal layer including a nano structure and a transparent conductive oxide layer on the metal layer, a passivation layer covering parts of the lines such that distal ends of the lines are exposed, and pads electrically connected with the distal ends of the lines.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Anti-glare rearview mirror

An anti-glare rearview mirror is provided, including a conductive reflection layer, being electrically conductive and having a reflection face; a polymer dispersed liquid crystal (pdlc) layer, positioned on a side of the reflection face and disposed on the conductive reflection layer, including a plurality of spacers, a radial dimension of the spacer being between 2 μm and 18 μm; a first transparent conductive oxide (tco) layer, disposed on the pdlc layer; a transparent substrate, disposed on the first transparent conductive oxide layer; a side-sealing member, disposed around the pdlc layer to seal the pdlc layer between the conductive reflection layer and the first transparent conductive oxide layer; wherein at least part of the spacers abut against between the conductive reflection layer and the first transparent conductive oxide layer.. .
Sky Mirror Co., Ltd.

Variable composition transparent conductive oxide layer and methods of forming thereof

Provided are light emitting diodes (leds) and methods of fabricating such leds. An led may include a transparent conductive oxide (tco) layer having a varying refractive index.

Photovoltaic microstructure and photovoltaic device employing nanowires with single-side conductive strips

A photovoltaic device includes an array of photovoltaically active microstructures each having a generally cylindrical outer periphery and a reflective metal portion on one side thereof. The photovoltaic device is oriented such that the metal portions face away from the sun, reflects light into a respective photovoltaically active microstruture, and provides a conductive path for charge carriers in parallel to an outer conductive layer, which may be a transparent conductive oxide layer.
Q1 Nanosystems

Organic light-emitting display device and manufacturing the same

Provided is an organic light-emitting display device that includes: a substrate; a first wiring that extends in a first direction on the substrate and comprises first and second portions with an opening therebetween; a second wiring that overlaps with the opening and extends in a second direction that crosses the first direction; an insulating film that covers the first wiring and the second wiring and comprises a first contact hole that exposes the first portion of the first wiring and a second contact hole that exposes the second portion; and a bridge electrode that is formed on the insulating film, is electrically connected to the first and second portions through the first and second contact holes, and comprises a transparent conductive oxide and a metal.. .
Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

Tandem photovoltaic device

A tandem solar cell. The tandem solar cell includes a bottom cell, a joining layer directly on the bottom cell, and a top cell directly on the joining layer.
Sru Corporation

Photovoltaic device including a back contact and manufacturing

A photovoltaic device includes a substrate, a transparent conductive oxide, an n-type window layer, a p-type absorber layer and an electron reflector layer. The electron reflector layer may include zinc telluride doped with copper telluride, zinc telluride alloyed with copper telluride, or a bilayer of multiple layers containing zinc, copper, cadmium and tellurium in various compositions.
First Solar, Inc.

Photovoltaic devices and methods for making the same

A photovoltaic device includes a support layer; a first layer comprising cadmium, tellurium and copper and being of n-type; a second layer comprising cadmium, tellurium and copper and being of p-type; and a transparent conductive oxide layer. A method for making a photovoltaic device includes providing a stack comprising a cadmium and tellurium comprising layer and a copper comprising layer on the cadmium and tellurium comprising layer; and thermally annealing the stack to form a first layer and a second layer each comprising cadmium, tellurium and copper, the first layer being of n-type, the second layer being of p-type..
First Solar Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.

System and efficient deposition of transparent conductive oxide

A substrate processing system that includes a substrate processing chamber having one or more sidewalls that at least partially define a substrate processing region and extend away from a bottom wall of the substrate processing chamber at an obtuse angle; a source material holder configured to hold a source material within the substrate processing region; a plasma gun operatively coupled to introduce a plasma beam into the substrate processing region; one or more magnets operatively arranged to generate a magnetic field that guides the plasma beam to the source material holder; and a substrate carrier configured to hold one or more substrates within the substrate processing region.. .
Solarcity Corporation

Indium zinc oxide for transparent conductive oxide layer and methods of forming thereof

Provided are light emitting diodes (leds) and methods of fabricating such leds. Specifically, an led has an epitaxial stack and current distribution layer disposed on and interfacing the epitaxial stack.

Pretreatment of transparent conductive oxide (tco) thin films for improved electrical contact

Certain embodiments relate to optical devices and methods of fabricating optical devices that pre-treat a sub-layer to enable selective removal of the pre-treated sub-layer and overlying layers. Other embodiments pertain to methods of fabricating an optical device that apply a sacrificial material layer..

Transparent resistive random access memory cells

Provided are resistive switching cells and methods of using such cells for controlling operation of liquid crystal display (lcd) cells in lcd devices. A resistive switching cell has two electrodes formed from transparent conductive oxides, such as indium oxide, indium tin oxide, or zinc oxide.
Intermolecular, Inc.

Flexible light-emitting film

A touch controllable light-emitting film is provided. It comprises a flexible, formable, foldable, stretchable and/or bendable light-emitting and/or light transmitting active layer.
Canatu Oy

Thin refractory metal layer used as contact barrier to improve the performance of thin-film solar cells

A thin film amorphous silicon solar cell may have front contact between a hydrogenated amorphous silicon layer and a transparent conductive oxide layer. The cell may include a layer of a refractory metal, chosen among the group composed of molybdenum, tungsten, tantalum and titanium, of thickness adapted to ensure a light transmittance of at least 80%, interposed therebetween, before growing by pecvd a hydrogenated amorphous silicon p-i-n light absorption layer over it.
Stmicroelectronics S.r.l.

Dual-mode pixels including emissive and reflective devices, and dual-mode display using the pixels

A dual-mode display including a substrate and a plurality of sub-pixels on the substrate, in which each sub-pixel includes, a reflective device having an optical filter function which reflects different color according to electrical signals applied from outside the display, and an emissive device disposed on the reflective device, wherein the emissive device includes a cathode and an anode, and the cathode and the anode include a carbon-based material including graphene sheets, graphene flakes, and graphene platelets, and a binary or ternary transparent conductive oxide including indium oxide, tin oxide, and zinc oxide.. .
Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

Optical film including an infrared absorption layer

Optically transparent and infrared absorbing films include an infrared absorbing layer including, for example, a transparent conductive oxide. The film can include an infrared absorption composite stack that can include, for example, an infrared absorption material disposed between dielectric layers.
Saint-gobain Performance Plastics Corporation

Front contact heterojunction process

Methods of fabricating solar cells using improved front contact heterojunction processes, and the resulting solar cells, are described. In an example, a solar cell includes a substrate having first and second light-receiving surfaces.

Solar cell

An solar cell is provided comprising a photoelectric conversion layer formed on a substrate formed of a semiconductor material, and a first finger electrode formed of printed conductive paste to a main surface side of the photoelectric conversion layer, wherein an average of standard deviations of heights of uneveness on a surface of the first finger electrode is 5.0 μm or less. The first finger electrode may be formed on a back surface side of the solar cell opposite to a light-receiving surface side.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Transparent conductive structure, device comprising the same, and the manufacturing method thereof

An optical electrical device comprises a base and a transparent conductive structure on the base is disclosed. The base further comprises a light-emitting device and the transparent conductive structure comprises a transparent conductive oxide layer and a passivation layer on the transparent conductive oxide layer.
Epistar Corporation

Insulating glass unit transparent conductive coating technology

The invention provides flash-treated transparent conductive coatings based on indium tin oxide. Some embodiments provide a multiple-pane insulating glazing unit that includes two glass panes and a between-pane space.
Cardinal Cg Company

Insulating glass unit transparent conductivity and low emissivity coating technology

The invention provides flash-treated transparent conductive coatings based on indium tin oxide. Some embodiments provide a multiple-pane insulating glazing unit that includes two glass panes and a between-pane space.
Cardinal Cg Company

Multilayer heat rejection coating

There is provided a multilayer coating comprising a plurality of layers comprising a) one or more layers of an elemental transition metal; b) one or more layers of an elemental metalloid; and c) two or more layers of an oxide; characterized in that the transition metal and metalloid layers are between the oxide layers and the plurality of layers does not need to contain an additional transparent conductive film (tcf). The multilayer coatings show high transparency in the visible light range combined with heat shielding without the need of transparent conductive oxide which have been previously used to achieve these properties.
Agency For Science, Technology And Research



Transparent Conductive Oxide topics:
  • Transparent Conductive Oxide
  • Semiconductor
  • Planarization
  • Crystallin
  • Conductive Layer
  • Electronic Device
  • Semiconductor Device
  • Semiconductor Material
  • Irradiation
  • Organic Electroluminescence
  • Interleave
  • Hydrogen Gas
  • Electric Conversion
  • Photoelectric Conversion
  • Window Layer


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