Patent Number: 8,796,065

Title: Electrochemical cell structure and method of fabrication

Abstract: An electrochemical cell and a method of manufacturing the same are provided. The electrochemical cell comprising: a first conductive layer; a metal oxide layer formed on the first conductive layer, the metal oxide layer comprising a plurality of adjacent metal oxide cells, spaced from one another; a functional dye layer formed on the metal oxide layer; a second conductive layer; and an electrolyte between the functional dye layer and the second conductive layer, wherein at least one of the first and second conductive layers is transparent, and wherein the metal oxide layer is formed from a metal oxide particle dispersion liquid.

Inventors: McGregor; Barry (Cambridgeshire, GB), Ishida; Masaya (Cambridgeshire, GB)

Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation

International Classification: H01G 9/20 (20060101); H01L 31/0236 (20060101); H01L 31/042 (20140101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018