Patent Number: 8,795,502

Title: Electrodeposition under illumination without electrical contacts

Abstract: A method of forming patterned metallization by electrodeposition under illumination without external voltage supply on a photovoltaic structure or on n-type region of a transistor/junction.

Inventors: Cotte; John M. (New Fairfield, CT), Hovel; Harold J. (Katonah, NY), Sadana; Devendra K. (Pleasantville, NY), Shao; Xiaoyan (Yorktown Heights, NY), Steen; Steven Erik (Peekskill, NH)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: C25D 5/00 (20060101); C25D 5/02 (20060101); C25D 7/12 (20060101); C25D 17/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018