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MULTI-CRYSTALLINE II-VI BASED MULTIJUNCTION SOLAR CELLS AND MODULES

United States Patent Application

20160049541
A1
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Multi-crystalline group II-VI solar cells and methods for fabrication of same are disclosed herein. A multi-crystalline group II-VI solar cell includes a first photovoltaic sub-cell comprising silicon, a tunnel junction, and a multi-crystalline second photovoltaic sub-cell. A plurality of the multi-crystalline group II-VI solar cells can be interconnected to form low cost, high throughput flat panel, low light concentration, and/or medium light concentration photovoltaic modules or devices.
Hardin, Brian E. (Berkeley, CA), Connor, Stephen T. (San Francisco, CA), Groves, James Randy (Sunnyvale, CA), Peters, Craig H. (Belmont, CA)
14/ 731,352
June 4, 2015
GOVERNMENT SPONSORSHIP [0002] This invention was made with Government support under contract number DE-EE0005332 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights to this invention.