Shingled solar cells overlapping along non-linear edges

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 10741703
APP PUB NO 20180033902A1
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15395727

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Solar devices and methods for producing solar devices are disclosed. In some examples, a solar device includes solar cells arranged in a shingled manner such that adjacent long edges of adjacent ones of the solar cells overlap. The adjacent long edges have a non-linear shape that has protruding portions. The solar device includes contact pads arranged in the protruding portions of the adjacent long edges such that the contact pads of the adjacent ones of the solar cells are electrically connected.

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SUNPOWER CORPORATION51 RIO ROBLES SAN JOSE CA 95134

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Beckett, Nathan Oakland, US 64 894
Caswell, Nathaniel Alexis Sunnyvale, US 4 3
DeGraaff, David Mountain View, US 13 192
Lance, Tamir Los Gatos, US 28 127
Ruiz, Maritza Campbell, US 3 1

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