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PATENT NUMBER UD NUMBER ISSUED INVENTORS TITLE NOTES
US 3,986,969   10/19/76 MARIA TELKES Thixotropic Mixture & Method of Making Same Assigned to UD
US 4,034,736   7/12/77 MARIA TELKES Solar Heating Method and Apparatus Assigned to UD
US 4,127,424   1/28/78 ULLERY Photovoltaic Cell Array Assigned to SES, Licensed to UD for use in field
US 4,143,235   3/6/79 DUSIMAN Cadmium Sulfide PV Cell & Method of Fabrication Assigned to Chevron, Reassigned to UD
US 4,234,353   11/18/80 DONAGHEY Process for Preparing PV Cells Having Increased Adhesion… Assigned to Chevron, Reassigned to UD
US 4,239,553 UD 79-16 12/16/80 BARNETT et al Thin Film PV Cells Having Increased Durability Assigned to UD
US 4,251,286 UD 78-23 2/17/81 BARNETT Thin Film PV Cells Having Blocking Layers Assigned to UD, Licensed to Astrosystems
US 4,251,287 UD 79-43 2/17/81 DALAL Amorphous Semiconductor Solar Cell Assigned to UD
US 4,252,573   2/24/81 BOER et al Collector Grid for CdS/CuS PV Cells Assigned to UD
US 4,253,882 UD 79-45/46 3/3/81 DALAL Multiple Gap PV Device Assigned to UD
US 4,254,546   3/10/81 ULLERY Photovoltaic Cell Array Assigned to SES, Licensed to UD for use in field
US 4,259,409   3/31/81 ARNOLD Electroless Plating Process for Glass or Ceramic Bodies… Assigned to SES, Licensed to UD for use in Field
US 4,260,428   4/7/81 ROY Photovoltaic Cell Assigned to SES Re-assigned to UD
US 4,260,429   4/7/81 MOYER Electrode for PV Cell Assigned to SES, Licensed to UD for use in Field
US 4,262,161   4/14/81 CAREY Covered Solar Cell Assembly Assigned to Shell, Licensed to UD for use in Field
US 4,267,398 UD 79-24 5/12/81 ROTHWARF Thin Film PV Cells Assigned to UD
US 4,283,591   8/11/81 BOER Photovoltaic Cell Assigned to SES, Licensed to UD for use in Field
US 4,287,383   9/1/81 PETERSON Cadmium Sulfide PV Cell of Improved Efficiency Assigned to Chevron Re-assigned to UD
US 4,318,938 UD 79-17 3/9/82 BARNETT, BARON, MASI, RUSSELL Method for Continuous Manufacture of Thin Film Solar Cells Assigned to UD
US 4,325,986 UD 79-10 4/20/82 BARON, ROCHELEAU, RUSSELL Method for Continuous Deposition by Vacuum Evaporation Assigned to UD
US 4,328,390 UD 79-18 5/4/82 MEAKIN, BRAGAGNOLO Thin Film PV Cell Assigned to UD
US 4,342,879 UD 80-20 8/3/82 CATALANO, BHUSHAN Thin Film PV Device Assigned to UD
US 4,349,446   9/14/82 MARKS Glauber's Salt Heat Storage Compositions Crystal Habit Modifiers Assigned to UD
US 4,366,336   12/28/82 DONAGHEY Age & Heat Stabilized PV Cells Assigned to Chevron Re-assigned to UD
US 4,377,604   3/22/83 SCHNEIDER Copper Stabilized Dipping Solution… Assigned to Chevron Re-assigned to UD
US 4,377,723 UD 79-63 3/22/83 DALAL High Efficiency Thin Film Multiple Gap PV Device Assigned to UD
US 4,387,265 UD 80-21 6/7/83 DALAL Tandem Junction A-Si PV Cell Assigned to UD
US 4,393,267   7/12/83 PETERSON Method for Improving Eff. Of Solar Cell… Assigned to Chevron Re-assigned to UD
US 4,396,640 UD 81-16 8/2/83 ROCHELEAU, LUTZ, BRESTOVANSKY Apparatus & Method for Substrate Temperature Control Assigned to Chevron Re-assigned to UD
US 4,401,052 UD 79-10 8/30/83 BARON, ROCHELEAU, RUSSELL Apparatus for Continuous Deposition by Vacuum Evap. Assigned to UD
US 4,443,653 UD 81-20 4/17/84 CATALANO, BHUSHAN Thin film PV Device with Multiple Substrate Assigned to UD
UD 4,477,688 UD 79-71 10/16/84 BARNETT et al PV Cells Employing Zinc Phosphide Assigned to UD
US 4,526,809 UD 82-12 7/2/85 HALL, ROCHELEAU Process & Apparatus for Formation of PV Compounds Assigned to UD
US 4,640,002 UD 82-06 2/3/87 PHILLIPS, LASWELL Method & Apparatus for Increasing Durability & Yield of Thin Film PV Devices Assigned to UD
US 4,654,226 UD 86-05 3/31/87 JACKSON, ROCHELEAU Photochemical Vapor Deposition Assigned to UD
US 4,709,466 UD 85-10 12/1/87 MCCANDLESS, BIRKMIRE Process for Fabricating Thin Film PV Solar Cells Assigned to UD
US 4,909,863 UD 88-30 3/20/90 MCCANDLESS, BIRKMIRE Process for Levelling Film Surfaces & Products Thereof Assigned to UD
US 5,015,503 UD 89-16 5/4/91 VARRIN, BIRKMIRE Apparatus for Producing Compound Semiconductor Thin Films Assigned to UD
US 5,085,885 UD 89-15 2/4/92 FOLEY, VARRIN, SENGUPTA Plasma Induced, In-Situ Generation, Transport & Use of Collection of Reactive … Assigned to UD
US 5,674,555 UD 95-10 10/7/97 BIRKMIRE, SCHULTZ, MARUDACHALAM, HICHRI Process for Preparing Group IB-IIIA-VIA Semiconducting Films Assigned to UD
US 6,251,701 UD 98-11 6/26/01 MCCANDLESS All Vapor Processing of p-type Tellurium Containing II-VI… Assigned to DOE
US 6,310,281 UD 01-11 10/30/01 WENDT, HANKET, BIRKMIRE, RUSSELL, WIEDEMAN Thin Film, Flexible PV Module Assigned to Global Solar Assignation changed to UD
US 6,372,538   4/16/02 WENDT, HANKET, BIRKMIRE, RUSSELL, WIEDEMAN Fabrication of Thin-Film, Flexible PV Module Assigned to UD & Global Solar
US 6,676,994 UD 00-09 01/13/04 BIRKMIRE, ESER, HANKET, MCCANDLESS Method for Producing Thin Films Assigned to UD
US 6,537,845 UD 01-35 8/30/01 MCCANDLESS, SHAFARMAN Chemical Surface Deposition of Ultra Thin Semiconductors  
US 6,562,405   5/13/03 ESER, HANKET Multiple-nozzle Thermal Evaporation Source Assigned to UD