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METHOD OF FORMING CONTACTS FOR A BACK-CONTACT SOLAR CELL

United States Patent Application

20150349158
A1
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Methods of forming contacts for solar cells are described. In one embodiment, a method includes forming a silicon layer above a substrate, forming and patterning a solid-state p-type dopant source on the silicon layer, forming an n-type dopant source layer over exposed regions of the silicon layer and over a plurality of regions of the solid-state p-type dopant source, and heating the substrate to provide a plurality of n-type doped silicon regions among a plurality of p-type doped silicon regions.
Manning, Jane (Woodside, CA)
14/ 824,978
August 12, 2015
GOVERNMENT LICENSE RIGHTS [0002] The invention described herein was made with Governmental support under contract number DE-FC36-07GO17043 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The Government may have certain rights in the invention.