First Solar Assigned Patent
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 2 -- First Solar, Perrysburg, Ohio, has been assigned a patent (8,382,901) developed by Ricky Charles Powell, Ann Arbor, Mich., Andrew Kelly Gray, Perrysburg, Ohio, and Todd Alden Coleman, Wayne, Ohio, for a "system and method for depositing a material on a substrate."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A method and apparatus for depositing a film on a substrate includes introducing a material and a carrier gas into a heated chamber. The material may be a semiconductor material, such as a cadmium chalcogenide. A resulting mixture of vapor and carrier gas containing no unvaporized material is provided. The mixture of vapor and carrier gas are remixed to achieve a uniform vapor/carrier gas composition, which is directed toward a surface of a substrate, such as a glass substrate, where the vapor is deposited as a uniform film."
The patent application was filed on June 3, 2011 (13/153,183). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=83,82,901.PN.&OS=PN/83,82,901&RS=PN/83,82,901
Written by Amal Ahmed; edited by Jaya Anand.
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