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Electrochemical Testing during High-Throughput Manufacturing of Solar Cells
A “stick and peel” removable electrochemical probe is used for solvent-free characterization of semiconductor films or optoelectronic devices and configured for use in situ and/or in operando. The invention may be used to analyze electronic materials such as a metal halide perovskite, an organic semiconductor, a nanocrystalline (quantum...
Published: 3/30/2022   |   Inventor(s): Michel De Keersmaecker, Erin Ratcliff, Neal Armstrong
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Energy Collection, Storage & Battery, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Fuel Cells, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Low Carbon, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Renewable Energy > Solar/Photovoltaic, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Semiconductors, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Telecommunications > Electro-Optic Devices, Technology Classifications > Materials > Processing
Defect Characterization for Semiconductors, including Perovskites, in Operando or during Manufacturing, using 'Peel and Stick' Probe with Enhanced Sensitivity
A “stick and peel” removable electrochemical probe is used for solvent-free characterization of semiconductor films or optoelectronic devices. The invention may be used to analyze electronic materials such as a metal halide perovskite, an organic semiconductor, a nanocrystalline (quantum dot) thin film, metal oxides, a material blend or...
Published: 3/30/2022   |   Inventor(s): Michel De Keersmaecker, Erin Ratcliff, Neal Armstrong
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Energy Collection, Storage & Battery, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Fuel Cells, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Low Carbon, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Renewable Energy > Solar/Photovoltaic, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Semiconductors, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Telecommunications > Electro-Optic Devices, Technology Classifications > Materials > Processing
Stick and Peel Probe for Analysis of Defects under Operando Conditions in Perovskite Materials for Manufacturing or Quality Control
A “stick and peel” removable electrochemical probe is used for solvent-free characterization of semiconductor films or optoelectronic devices. The invention may be used to analyze electronic materials such as a metal halide perovskite, an organic semiconductor, a nanocrystalline (quantum dot) thin film, metal oxides, a material blend or...
Published: 6/11/2021   |   Inventor(s): Michel De Keersmaecker, Erin Ratcliff, Neal Armstrong
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Energy Collection, Storage & Battery, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Fuel Cells, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Manufacturing, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Low Carbon, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Renewable Energy > Solar/Photovoltaic, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > MEMS & Nanotechnology, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Semiconductors, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Materials & Fabrication, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Sensors and Detection, Technology Classifications > Imaging & Optics > Sensors and Detection > Inspection, Technology Classifications > Materials > Chemicals, Technology Classifications > Materials > Nanomaterials, Technology Classifications > Materials > Processing, Technology Classifications > Sensors & Controls
Additive for Improving the Efficiency and Stability of Organic Perovskite Materials for Electronics, including Photovoltaics
This invention is a new small molecule for passivating defects in organic perovskite electronic devices that improves power conversion efficiency, device quality and higher long-term stability, even in dopant-free designs. Background: Perovskite solar cells (PSC), considered to be third generation photovoltaics, have great potential to increase...
Published: 7/23/2020   |   Inventor(s): Dominic Mcgrath, Neal Armstrong, Zongxiang Xu
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Low Carbon, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Renewable Energy > Solar/Photovoltaic, Technology Classifications > Materials > Chemicals, Technology Classifications > Materials > Coatings
Curriculum Materials for the Education of Graduate Level Measurement Science
This technology is an analytical kit for perform analytical chemistry course experiments. This kit is an all-inclusive curriculum platform including compact, integrated hardware with signal processing, data recording, and experimental guide. Background: Currently, a large amount of time is used for experimental set-up which is not required for demonstrating...
Published: 4/2/2019   |   Inventor(s): Michael Heien, Drew Farrell, Neal Armstrong, Steven Scott Saavedra, Deirdre Belle-Oudry
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Creative Works
Control of Perovskite-Oxide Interfacial Defects
Perovskite photovoltaics (PV), considered to be third generation PV, have attracted recent investment. These perovskite PVs have great potential to increase solar energy conversion efficiency and decrease the cost of solar energy cell production. Current perovskite PV performance is limited by defects at the interface between the perovskite active layer...
Published: 1/8/2019   |   Inventor(s): Richard Shallcross, Neal Armstrong
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Renewable Energy > Solar/Photovoltaic, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Electronics, Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Semiconductors, Technology Classifications > Materials > Coatings
Printable Solar Material
This invention solves the problem of interfacial mis-matches and defects between perovskite and metal oxide layers in photovoltaic (PV) cells, enabling improved solar cell efficiency and longer lifetime, with a practical, mass-producible method for manufacture. Background: In the past few years improvements in perovskite-based solar cells have led...
Published: 11/9/2018   |   Inventor(s): Neal Armstrong, Richard Shallcross, Steven Scott Saavedra
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental, Technology Classifications > Energy, Cleantech & Environmental > Renewable Energy > Solar/Photovoltaic
Side-Strapped Phthalocyanines as Materials for Organic Electronics
This invention describes a novel side-strapped derivative of phthalocyanine for use in photovoltaic cells to generate a current in a more efficient manner. Background: Within the context of photovoltaic solar power, there are other compounds based on the phthalocyanine structure that are in use currently. These other compounds have an energy conversion...
Published: 5/6/2016   |   Inventor(s): Dominic Mcgrath, Neal Armstrong
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences > Photonics
Solution-Processable Side-Strapped Phthalocyanines
This invention describes a novel side-strapped derivative of pthalocyanine for use in photovoltaic cells to generate a current in a more efficient manner. Background: Within the context of photovoltaic solar power, there are other compounds based on the pthalocyanine structure that are in use currently. These other compounds have an energy conversion...
Published: 5/11/2014   |   Inventor(s): Dominic Mcgrath, Neal Armstrong
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Category(s): Technology Classifications > Engineering & Physical Sciences