SUNPOWER CORPORATION

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H01L SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES; ELECTRIC SOLID STATE DEVICES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR 347128
 
 
 
H02J CIRCUIT ARRANGEMENTS OR SYSTEMS FOR SUPPLYING OR DISTRIBUTING ELECTRIC POWER; SYSTEMS FOR STORING ELECTRIC ENERGY 6754
 
 
 
H02M APPARATUS FOR CONVERSION BETWEEN AC AND AC, BETWEEN AC AND DC, OR BETWEEN DC AND DC, AND FOR USE WITH MAINS OR SIMILAR POWER SUPPLY SYSTEMS; CONVERSION OF DC OR AC INPUT POWER INTO SURGE OUTPUT POWER; CONTROL OR REGULATION THEREOF 5452
 
 
 
F24J PRODUCTION OR USE OF HEAT NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR 441
 
 
 
E04D ROOF COVERINGS; SKY-LIGHTS; GUTTERS; ROOF-WORKING TOOLS 375
 
 
 
G01R MEASURING ELECTRIC VARIABLES; MEASURING MAGNETIC VARIABLES 25134
 
 
 
1302 POWER TRANSFORMERS, RECTIFIERS, BATTERIES AND ACCUMULATORS1519
 
 
 
H05K PRINTED CIRCUITS; CASINGS OR CONSTRUCTIONAL DETAILS OF ELECTRIC APPARATUS; MANUFACTURE OF ASSEMBLAGES OF ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS 13141
 
 
 
H02N ELECTRIC MACHINES NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR1220
 
 
 
G05F SYSTEMS FOR REGULATING ELECTRIC OR MAGNETIC VARIABLES 1186

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Recent Publications

Publication # Title Filing Date Pub Date Intl Class
2017/0309,759 EPITAXIAL SILICON SOLAR CELLS WITH MOISTURE BARRIERJul 07, 17Oct 26, 17[H01L]
2017/0287,766 GRIPPER FOR SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICESApr 01, 16Oct 05, 17[B65G, H01L, B25J]
2017/0288,068 VOLTAGE BREAKDOWN DEVICE FOR SOLAR CELLSMar 30, 16Oct 05, 17[H01L]
2017/0288,070 TRI-LAYER SEMICONDUCTOR STACKS FOR PATTERNING FEATURES ON SOLAR CELLSApr 01, 16Oct 05, 17[H01L]
2017/0288,072 THERMOCOMPRESSION BONDING APPROACHES FOR FOIL-BASED METALLIZATION OF NON-METAL SURFACES OF SOLAR CELLSApr 01, 16Oct 05, 17[H01L]
2017/0288,599 AUTOMATED COMMISSIONING AND INSPECTION FOR PV SYSTEMSMar 31, 16Oct 05, 17[G05B, G06Q, H02S, H02J]
2017/0278,990 APPROACHES FOR SOLAR CELL MARKING AND TRACKINGMar 25, 16Sep 28, 17[H01L]
2017/0279,375 SOFT SWITCHING TECHNIQUE FOR A GRID-TIED INVERTERMar 25, 16Sep 28, 17[H02M, H02J]
2017/0279,405 SUN TRACKING SOLAR ENERGY COLLECTION SYSTEM AND METHOD OF ASSEMBLYMar 25, 16Sep 28, 17[H02S]
2017/0271,538 MODULE LEVEL SOLUTION TO SOLAR CELL POLARIZATION USING AN ENCAPSULANT WITH OPENED UV TRANSMISSION CURVEMay 16, 17Sep 21, 17[H01L]

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Recent Patents

Patent # Title Filing Date Issue Date Intl Class
9812590 Bifacial solar cell module with backside reflectorOct 25, 12Nov 07, 17[H02S, H02N, H01L]
9812592 Metal-foil-assisted fabrication of thin-silicon solar cellDec 21, 12Nov 07, 17[H01L]
9813015 End clamp for mounting solar module to railJun 29, 16Nov 07, 17[B25B, H02S, E04D]
9806628 Apparatus and method for controlling DC-AC power conversionDec 08, 15Oct 31, 17[H02M, H02J]
9806665 Methods and apparatus for controlling operation of photovoltaic power plantsMay 27, 15Oct 31, 17[G05B, H02S, H02M, H02J]
9796045 Wafer alignment with restricted visual accessDec 19, 13Oct 24, 17[G03F, B23K, H01L]
9799783 Dopant ink composition and method of fabricating a solar cell there fromMar 31, 15Oct 24, 17[H02S, B05D, H01L]
9788141 Communicating with arrays of module unitsSep 17, 15Oct 10, 17[H04W]
9777948 End clamps for solar systemsAug 11, 16Oct 03, 17[F24J, F16B, H02S]
9780253 Shingled solar cell moduleOct 31, 14Oct 03, 17[H02S, H01L]

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Expired/Abandoned/Withdrawn Patents

Patent # Title Status Filing Date Issue/Pub Date Intl Class
2016/0087,122 SOLAR CELL EMITTER REGION FABRICATION WITH DIFFERENTIATED P-TYPE AND N-TYPE ARCHITECTURES AND INCORPORATING DOTTED DIFFUSIONABANSep 19, 14Mar 24, 16[H01L]
2015/0349,145 SHINGLED SOLAR CELL MODULEABANDec 10, 14Dec 03, 15[H01L]
2015/0349,168 SHINGLED SOLAR CELL MODULEABANNov 07, 14Dec 03, 15[G01R, H02S, H01L]
2015/0349,169 SHINGLED SOLAR CELL MODULEABANNov 12, 14Dec 03, 15[H02S, H01L]
2015/0349,171 SHINGLED SOLAR CELL MODULEABANNov 21, 14Dec 03, 15[G01R, H02S, H01L]
2015/0349,172 SHINGLED SOLAR CELL MODULEABANNov 25, 14Dec 03, 15[G01R, H02S, H01L]
2015/0349,193 SHINGLED SOLAR CELL MODULEABANNov 04, 14Dec 03, 15[H01L]
2015/0349,701 SHINGLED SOLAR CELL MODULEABANNov 19, 14Dec 03, 15[H02S, H01L]
2015/0288,328 PREVENTING HARMFUL POLARIZATION OF SOLAR CELLSABANApr 15, 15Oct 08, 15[H02S, H01L]
2015/0179,834 BARRIER-LESS METAL SEED STACK AND CONTACTABANDec 20, 13Jun 25, 15[H01L]
2015/0155,819 HOLE-THRU-LAMINATE MOUNTING SUPPORTS FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULESABANJan 20, 15Jun 04, 15[F16B, H01L]
2015/0090,328 EPITAXIAL SILICON SOLAR CELLS WITH MOISTURE BARRIERABANSep 27, 13Apr 02, 15[H01L]
2014/0261,632 CONCENTRATING SOLAR ENERGY COLLECTORABANMar 13, 13Sep 18, 14[H01L]
2014/0190,555 CONCENTRATING SOLAR ENERGY COLLECTORABANMar 12, 14Jul 10, 14[H01L]
2014/0182,660 CONCENTRATING SOLAR ENERGY COLLECTORABANMar 04, 14Jul 03, 14[H01L]
2014/0182,661 PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULE FRAME WITH IMPROVED BONDABILITYABANDec 28, 12Jul 03, 14[H01L]
2014/0179,056 LASER-ABSORBING SEED LAYER FOR SOLAR CELL CONDUCTIVE CONTACTABANDec 21, 12Jun 26, 14[H01L]
2014/0158,192 SEED LAYER FOR SOLAR CELL CONDUCTIVE CONTACTABANDec 06, 12Jun 12, 14[H01L]
2014/0124,014 HIGH EFFICIENCY CONFIGURATION FOR SOLAR CELL STRINGABANMar 13, 13May 08, 14[H01L]
2014/0124,013 HIGH EFFICIENCY CONFIGURATION FOR SOLAR CELL STRINGABANNov 08, 12May 08, 14[H01L]

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