login

Search documents

Browse topics

Document details

 
Title:
 
An Overview of Patent Application Data in the Field of Photovoltaics
 
Author(s):
 
A. Visentin, M. Boero, C. K√∂nigstein
 
Keywords:
 
PV Patent Activity
 
Topic:
 
PV - A MAJOR ELECTRICITY SOURCE
Subtopic: PV Globalisation, Policies and Administrative Issues
Event: 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition
Session: 7AV.6.63
 
Pages:
 
4144 - 4147
ISBN: 3-936338-34-5
Paper DOI: 10.4229/EUPVSEC20142014-7AV.6.63
 
Price:
 
 
0,00 EUR
 
Document(s): paper
 

Abstract/Summary:


The present study is aimed at giving an update on patent activities in the photovoltaics (PV) field covering the past 40 years. In this study, the number of patent applications published during this time period, per year and for the whole period, in several of the most relevant solar cell technologies is analysed. Patent filing figures and the origin of patent applications are shown for the different types of solar cells including polymer and organic solar cells, and dye sensitized solar cells.