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Powdered Fluorescent Capping Layers

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000054325D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Hodgson, RT Hovel, HJ [+details]

Abstract

Solar cells can be provided with wavelength shifting properties by providing a capping layer containing a fluorescent phosphor material, such as ZnS or CdS, embedded uniformly in a host material, such as polymethylmethacrylate, epoxy, glass or other transparent material, as shown in the figure.