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Number: 257/53
Name: Active solid-state devices (e.g., transistors, solid-state diodes) > Non-single crystal, or recrystallized, semiconductor material forms part of active junction (including field-induced active junction) > Amorphous semiconductor material > Responsive to nonelectrical external signals (e.g., light)
Description: Subject matter wherein the amorphous semiconductor active junction generates an electrical signal when subjected to non-electrical (e.g., optical, thermal, or vibratory) signals.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
257/55 Amorphous semiconductor is alloy or contains material to change band gap (e.g., si x ge 1-x , sin y ) 261
257/56 With impurity other than hydrogen to passivate dangling bonds (e.g., halide) 138
257/54 With schottky barrier to amorphous material 92

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8679868 Bifacial solar cell using ion implantation Mar. 25, 2014
8674358 Radiation detecting element and radiation detecting device Mar. 18, 2014
8669466 Grid-line-free contact for a photovoltaic cell Mar. 11, 2014
8664533 Substrate having transparent conductive layer, method for producing same, transparent conductive film laminate for touch panel, and touch panel Mar. 4, 2014
8653533 Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same Feb. 18, 2014
8652869 Method for roughening substrate surface and method for manufacturing photovoltaic device Feb. 18, 2014
8648250 Multi-stack semiconductor device Feb. 11, 2014
8629347 Photovoltaic cells based on nanoscale structures Jan. 14, 2014
8629436 Backside only contact thin-film solar cells and devices, systems and methods of fabricating same, and products produced by processes thereof Jan. 14, 2014
8604334 Photoelectric conversion device Dec. 10, 2013
8598587 Optical sensor Dec. 3, 2013
8586975 Photoelectric conversion element, method for manufacturing photoelectric conversion element, and electronic apparatus Nov. 19, 2013
8586859 Wafer level interconnection of inverted metamorphic multijunction solar cells Nov. 19, 2013
8575713 Semiconductor device and display device Nov. 5, 2013
8546157 Bifacial solar cell using ion implantation Oct. 1, 2013
8541783 Electric double-layer capacitor and solar power generation device Sep. 24, 2013
8530267 Silicon-based thin film solar cell and method for manufacturing same Sep. 10, 2013
8525019 Thin film article and method for forming a reduced conductive area in transparent conductive films for photovoltaic modules Sep. 3, 2013
8513662 Semiconductor device and display apparatus Aug. 20, 2013
8507789 Solar cell and method of manufacturing the same Aug. 13, 2013
8507963 Photoelectric conversion device and its manufacturing method Aug. 13, 2013
8502065 Photovoltaic device including flexible or inflexibel substrate and method for manufacturing the same Aug. 6, 2013
8502217 Oxide semiconductor device including insulating layer and display apparatus using the same Aug. 6, 2013
8492240 Solar-cell marking method and solar cell Jul. 23, 2013
8492766 Information device Jul. 23, 2013
8487306 Photoelectric conversion element, display device, electronic device, and method for manufacturing photoelectric conversion element Jul. 16, 2013
8481847 Solar cell and method of manufacturing the same Jul. 9, 2013
8482646 Image sensing device and camera Jul. 9, 2013
8476627 Thin-film transistor, method of fabricating the thin-film transistor, and display substrate using the thin-film transistor Jul. 2, 2013
8461590 Photodetector circuit, input device, and input/output device Jun. 11, 2013
8455753 Solar cell and semiconductor device, and manufacturing method thereof Jun. 4, 2013
8445909 Sensor array substrate and method of fabricating the same May. 21, 2013
8439834 Analysis system with user-friendly display element May. 14, 2013
8431928 PIN structures including intrinsic gallium arsenide, devices incorporating the same, and related methods Apr. 30, 2013
8421074 Semiconductor device with heterojunctions and an interdigitated structure Apr. 16, 2013
8415664 Semiconductor device Apr. 9, 2013
8410486 Method for manufacturing microcrystalline semiconductor film and method for manufacturing semiconductor device Apr. 2, 2013
8410354 Photoelectric conversion device and manufacturing method thereof Apr. 2, 2013
8405178 Solid-state image sensor device Mar. 26, 2013
8390004 Light-emitting structure Mar. 5, 2013
8390083 System with recessed sensing or processing elements Mar. 5, 2013
8339492 Image sensor inhibiting electrical shorts in a contract plug penetrating an image sensing device and method for manufacturing the same Dec. 25, 2012
8338221 Method for manufacturing thin film type solar cell Dec. 25, 2012
8330036 Method of fabrication and structure for multi-junction solar cell formed upon separable substrate Dec. 11, 2012
8330161 Electronic photosensitive body and manufacturing method for same, as well as image forming apparatus Dec. 11, 2012
8309843 Photovoltaic cells based on nanoscale structures Nov. 13, 2012
8297837 Metal and semimetal sensors near the metal insulator transition regime Oct. 30, 2012
8299465 X-ray detector Oct. 30, 2012
8288648 Solar cell Oct. 16, 2012
8283746 Solid-state imaging device and method of manufacturing solid-state imaging device Oct. 9, 2012

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