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Formation of copper-indium-selenide and/or copper-indium-gallium-selenide films from indium selenide and copper selenide precursors

United States Patent

November 15, 2011
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Liquid-based indium selenide and copper selenide precursors, including copper-organoselenides, particulate copper selenide suspensions, copper selenide ethylene diamine in liquid solvent, nanoparticulate indium selenide suspensions, and indium selenide ethylene diamine coordination compounds in solvent, are used to form crystalline copper-indium-selenide, and/or copper indium gallium selenide films (66) on substrates (52).
Curtis; Calvin J. (Lakewood, CO), Miedaner; Alexander (Boulder, CO), Van Hest; Maikel (Lakewood, CO), Ginley; David S. (Evergreen, CO), Nekuda; Jennifer A. (Lakewood, CO)
Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Golden, CO)
11/ 813,474
November 9, 2006
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN The United States Government has rights in this invention under Contract No. DE-AC36-99GO10337 between the United States Department of Energy and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, a Division of the Midwest Research Institute.