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Alkali semi-metal films and method and apparatus for fabricating them

United States Patent

9,916,958
March 13, 2018
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Methods and systems for fabricating a film, such as, for example, a photocathode, having a tailored band structure and thin-film components that can be tailored for specific applications, such as, for example photocathode having a high quantum efficiency, and simple components fabricated by those methods.
Bhandari; Harish B. (Brookline, MA), Nagarkar; Vivek V. (Weston, MA), Ovechkina; Olena E. (Alston, MA), Frisch; Henry J. (Chicago, IL), Attenkofer; Klaus (Riverhead, NY), Smedley; John M. (Shirley, NY)
RADIATION MONITORING DEVICES, INC. (Watertown, MA), THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO (Chicago, IL), BROOKHAVEN SCIENCE ASSOCIATES, LLC (Upton, NY)
14/ 608,777
January 29, 2015
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT This invention was made with government support under Grants No. DE-SC0009540, DE-SC0008172, DE-AC02-98CH10886 and DE-SC0012704, awarded by Department of Energy, and Grant No. PHY-1066014, from the National Science Foundation. The federal government has certain rights in the invention.