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United States Patent Application

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A multijunction photovoltaic device (300) is provided. The multijunction photovoltaic device (300) includes a substrate (301) and one or more intermediate sub-cells (303a-303c) coupled to the substrate (301). The multijunction photovoltaic device (300) further includes a top sub-cell (304) comprising an Al.sub.xIn.sub.1-xP alloy coupled to the one or more intermediate sub-cells (303a-303c) and lattice mismatched to the substrate (301).
Alberi, Kirstin (Golden, CO), Mascarenhas, Angelo (Golden, CO), Wanlass, Mark W. (Golden, CO)
Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Golden CO)
14/ 115,332
May 7, 2012
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN [0002] The United States Government has rights in this invention under Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 between the United States Department of Energy and the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC, the Manager and Operator of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.