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URANIUM OXIDE SOLAR CELLS

United States Patent Application

20170018673
A1
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Solar cells including thin film depleted uranium oxide (DUO) may be produced using an ion beam assisted deposition (IBAD) process, for example. p-type DUO film and n-type DUO film may form a p/n junction. The photovoltaic (PV) structure may be completed by evaporating a metal electrode on top of one of the DUO films.
Usov, Igor (Los Alamos, NM), Sykora, Milan (Los Alamos, NM)
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamos NM)
15/ 188,152
June 21, 2016
STATEMENT OF FEDERAL RIGHTS [0002] The United States government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-06NA25396 between the United States Department of Energy and Los Alamos National Security, LLC for the operation of Los Alamos National Laboratory.