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Number: 438/83
Name: Semiconductor device manufacturing: process > Making device or circuit responsive to nonelectrical signal > Responsive to electromagnetic radiation > Forming point contact
Description: Process for making a device responsive to electromagnetic radiation including forming a potential barrier between an electrode of small contacting or cross-sectional area in touching relationship with a substantially larger area of the semiconductor substrate, thus forming a potential barrier junction at the single point therebetween.

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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8507789 Solar cell and method of manufacturing the same Aug. 13, 2013
8481847 Solar cell and method of manufacturing the same Jul. 9, 2013
8394650 Solar cell interconnection, module and panel method Mar. 12, 2013
8395043 Solar cell comprising neighboring electrically insulating passivation regions having high surface charges of opposing polarities and production method Mar. 12, 2013
8367924 Buried insulator isolation for solar cell contacts Feb. 5, 2013
RE43948 Formation of contacts on semiconductor substrates Jan. 29, 2013
8361836 Method for manufacturing photoelectric conversion element and photoelectric conversion element Jan. 29, 2013
8361826 Method of manufacturing a thin film solar cell Jan. 29, 2013
8338220 Negatively charged passivation layer in a photovoltaic cell Dec. 25, 2012
8329495 Method of forming photovoltaic modules Dec. 11, 2012
8294837 Sensor array substrate, display device including the same, and method of manufacturing the same Oct. 23, 2012
8273596 Method for producing electric contacts on a semiconductor component Sep. 25, 2012
8216873 Back-illuminated type imaging device and fabrication method thereof Jul. 10, 2012
8207443 Point contacts for polysilicon emitter solar cell Jun. 26, 2012
8003530 Method for metallizing semiconductor elements and use thereof Aug. 23, 2011
7943409 Method of fabricating image sensor photodiodes using a multi-layer substrate and contact method and the structure thereof May. 17, 2011
7838318 Method of fabricating image sensor photodiodes using a multi-layer substrate and contact method and the structure thereof Nov. 23, 2010
7790493 Wafer-level, polymer-based encapsulation for microstructure devices Sep. 7, 2010
7786545 Image sensor and method for manufacturing the same Aug. 31, 2010
7767487 Formation of contacts on semiconductor substrates Aug. 3, 2010
7588951 Method of packaging a semiconductor device and a prefabricated connector Sep. 15, 2009
7585696 Image sensor and method for manufacturing the same Sep. 8, 2009
7432125 CMOS image sensor and manufacturing method thereof Oct. 7, 2008
7402736 Method of fabricating a probe having a field effect transistor channel structure Jul. 22, 2008
7364938 Method for production of a semiconductor device with auto-aligned metallisations Apr. 29, 2008
7229676 Thermal imaging processes and products of electroactive organic material Jun. 12, 2007
7217883 Manufacturing a solar cell with backside contacts May. 15, 2007
6988900 Surface mount connector assembly Jan. 24, 2006
6872588 Method of fabrication of electronic devices using microfluidic channels Mar. 29, 2005
6797528 Micro probing tip made by micro machine method Sep. 28, 2004
6706961 Photovoltaic device and process for the production thereof Mar. 16, 2004
6471816 Method of solar battery output section fabrication Oct. 29, 2002
6423568 Method of fabricating a silicon solar cell Jul. 23, 2002
6423567 Method for producing contact structures in solar cells Jul. 23, 2002
6403877 Space solar cell Jun. 11, 2002
6342398 Method of backside emission analysis for BGA packaged IC's Jan. 29, 2002
6274402 Method of fabricating a silicon solar cell Aug. 14, 2001
6262359 Aluminum alloy back junction solar cell and a process for fabrication thereof Jul. 17, 2001
6248949 Method of manufacturing a solar cell receiver plate of a concentrator photovoltaic array Jun. 19, 2001
6139831 Apparatus and method for immobilizing molecules onto a substrate Oct. 31, 2000
6133521 Solar battery output section and its method of manufacture Oct. 17, 2000
6066797 Solar cell module May. 23, 2000
6051778 Electrode structure, process production thereof and photo-electricity generating device including the electrode Apr. 18, 2000
6034321 Dot-junction photovoltaic cells using high-absorption semiconductors Mar. 7, 2000
6011215 Point contact photovoltaic module and method for its manufacture Jan. 4, 2000
5962871 Method for producing semiconductor device Oct. 5, 1999
5650337 Monolithic optoelectronic and electronic structures Jul. 22, 1997
5100478 Solar cell Mar. 31, 1992
5011782 Method of making passivated antireflective coating for photovoltaic cell Apr. 30, 1991
4927770 Method of fabricating back surface point contact solar cells May. 22, 1990

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