Patents by Inventor Sharone Zehavi

Sharone Zehavi has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10992250
    Abstract: A mounting system 110 for a solar panel 11 includes a base plate 114 having an elongated mounting slot 116, a spacer beam 124 with a slot 128, a first T-shaped fastener 131 having a mounting plate 132 with a width slightly smaller than the size of the slot and a length larger than the size of the slot, so that the mounting plate may be passed through the slot and then rotated so that it then cannot pass back through the slot. A second T-shaped fastener 137 having the same configuration couples the solar panel to the spacer. The system optionally has a ballast system 145 which includes a ballast tray 146 and third T-shaped fastener 155 of the same configuration for coupling the tray to the base plate. An anti-creep strip 161 is coupled to the base member through fourth T-shaped fasteners 162 of the same configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Watershed Solar, LLC
    Inventors: Michael R. Ayers, S. Kyle Ehman, Neta Reef, Sharone Zehavi
  • Publication number: 20210013826
    Abstract: An integrated photovoltaic module mounting system having a friction member for engagement with a portion of a tufted geosynthetic cover and optionally attaching connectors attached to a photovoltaic module and to the tufted geosynthetic cover, for collecting and utilizing solar energy. A method of securing a photovoltaic module to a tufted geosynthetic cover is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicant: Watershed Solar LLC
    Inventors: Michael R. Ayers, S. Kyle Ehman, Neta Reef, Sharone Zehavi
  • Publication number: 20180366600
    Abstract: An integrated photovoltaic module mounting system having a friction member for engagement with a portion of a tufted geosynthetic cover and optionally attaching connectors attached to a photovoltaic module and to the tufted geosynthetic cover, for collecting and utilizing solar energy. A method of securing a photovoltaic module to a tufted geosynthetic cover is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Applicant: Watershed Solar LLC
    Inventors: Michael R. Ayers, S. Kyle Ehman, Neta Reef, Sharone Zehavi
  • Publication number: 20180367093
    Abstract: A mounting system 10 for a solar panel 11 includes a base plate 14 having a mounting channel 16 defined by an elongated base member 17, two oppositely disposed elongated channel walls 18 having clamping tangs 19, and a support wall 20. The mounting system also includes an I-beam 24 having a lower member 25, an upper member 26 and a spanning member 27. A C-shaped bracket 30 is slidably coupled to the upper member and has a mounting post with a staggered clamp 36 having a contact ledge 37. A nut 38 is threadably coupled to the mounting post 32 to force the contact ledge downwardly against the peripheral margin of the solar panel, thus locking the position of the solar panel. The mounting system includes a weld harness or weld harness strip 39 and anti-creep strips 44 which are coupled to the base member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Applicant: Watershed Solar LLC
    Inventors: Michael R. Ayers, S. Kyle Ehman, Neta Reef, Sharone Zehavi
  • Publication number: 20180367087
    Abstract: A mounting system 110 for a solar panel 11 includes a base plate 114 having an elongated mounting slot 116, a spacer beam 124 with a slot 128, a first T-shaped fastener 131 having a mounting plate 132 with a width slightly smaller than the size of the slot and a length larger than the size of the slot, so that the mounting plate may be passed through the slot and then rotated so that it then cannot pass back through the slot. A second T-shaped fastener 137 having the same configuration couples the solar panel to the spacer. The system optionally has a ballast system 145 which includes a ballast tray 146 and third T-shaped fastener 155 of the same configuration for coupling the tray to the base plate. An anti-creep strip 161 is coupled to the base member through fourth T-shaped fasteners 162 of the same configuration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Applicant: Watershed Solar LLC
    Inventors: Michael R. Ayers, S. Kyle Ehman, Neta Reef, Sharone Zehavi
  • Publication number: 20180367090
    Abstract: A mounting system 180 for a solar panel 11 includes a rail 114 having an elongated mounting slot 116 secured to a flexible attaching connector 188 with fasteners and the flexible attaching connector for welding to a geomembrane overlying a slope surface, and a photovoltaic module 11 connected with fasteners to the rail, and optionally a ballast system 145 that includes a ballast tray 146 and ballast 152 coupled with fasteners to the rail.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Applicant: Watershed Solar LLC
    Inventors: Michael R. Ayers, S. Kyle Ehman, Neta Reef, Sharone Zehavi
  • Patent number: 9327472
    Abstract: A composite substrate with a degree of porosity, optionally of a carbon based material, and at least a first layer over coating the first portion by a predetermined amount, including at least a portion of the interior surfaces of the first portion and reducing the porosity of the composite substrate by a predetermined amount. The structure and composition of the composite substrate enable functionalities in different classes of completed devices ranging from energy conversion and storage, chemical processing and filtration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2016
    Assignee: Integrated Photovoltaics, Inc.
    Inventors: Sharone Zehavi, Willibrordus Gerardus Maria van den Hoeck
  • Publication number: 20160043257
    Abstract: A frameless, hermetic module comprising two or more active regions for converting radiation to electrical energy comprising at least two polymeric layers encasing the active regions such that the active regions are hermetically sealed is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2014
    Publication date: February 11, 2016
    Inventors: Sharone Zehavi, Neta Reef
  • Publication number: 20150363403
    Abstract: The present disclosure involves systems, software, and computer implemented methods for providing contextual suggestions of communication targets. One example method includes identifying a communication, semantically analyzing the identified communication to identify at least one keyword or topic associated with the identified communication, comparing the identified at least one keyword or topic associated with the identified communication to a semantic index of communication targets associated with pre-defined keywords and topics, identifying a set of communication targets associated with the identified at least one keyword or topic associated with the identified communication, and presenting the identified set of communication targets as suggested communication targets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2014
    Publication date: December 17, 2015
    Inventors: Dmitry Khalatov, Sharone Zehavi
  • Patent number: 9088020
    Abstract: A removable, or reusable, template suitable for forming three dimensional structures of various devices ranging from photovoltaics to electrodes for electrochemical cells is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2015
    Assignee: Integrated Photovoltaics, Inc.
    Inventors: Sharone Zehavi, Willibrordus Gerardus Maria van den Hoek
  • Patent number: 8476660
    Abstract: A photovoltaic device on a non-semiconductor substrate is disclosed. The device comprises two semiconductor layers forming an active region; at least one of the semiconductor layers is formed by a high-purity plasma spray process; optional layers include one or more barrier layers, a cap layer, a conductive and/or metallization layer, an anti-reflection layer, and distributed Bragg reflector. The device may comprise multiple active regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2013
    Assignee: Integrated Photovoltaics, Inc.
    Inventors: Sharone Zehavi, Jerome S. Culik, Raanan Y. Zehavi
  • Publication number: 20130095296
    Abstract: A composite substrate comprising a graphitic layer and a semiconductor layer for a photovoltaic device is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2011
    Publication date: April 18, 2013
    Applicant: INTEGRATED PHOTOVOLTAIC, INC.
    Inventors: Sharone Zehavi, Raanan Y. Zehavi
  • Publication number: 20130095242
    Abstract: The invention discloses a method and system for continuous deposition of thin films by chemical vapor reaction for the purposes of semiconductor device fabrication; in some embodiments a device is a photovoltaic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2011
    Publication date: April 18, 2013
    Applicant: INTEGRATED PHOTOVOLTAIC, INC.
    Inventor: Sharone Zehavi
  • Publication number: 20120273792
    Abstract: A solar cell comprises a recrystallized layer wherein the recrystallized layer has at least one crystal grain at least 90% of the size of the illuminated area of the solar cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2011
    Publication date: November 1, 2012
    Applicant: INTEGRATED PHOTOVOLTAIC, INC.
    Inventors: Larry Hendler, Sharone Zehavi, De Phuoc Ly
  • Publication number: 20120252190
    Abstract: The instant invention discloses compositions for source material for a plasma spray gun comprising a Group IV based powder, optionally, a Group IV based liquid, optionally, a gas containing Group IV based gases, optionally a dopant, and a carrier gas, optionally, inert.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2011
    Publication date: October 4, 2012
    Applicant: Integrated Photovoltaics, Inc.
    Inventors: Raanan Y. Zehavi, Sharone Zehavi
  • Publication number: 20120247543
    Abstract: A photovoltaic device on a low-cost, conductive silicon layer is disclosed. The device comprises two semiconductor layers forming an active region; optional layers include “heterojunction layers”, one or more barrier layers, a cap layer, a conductive and/or metallization layer, an anti-reflection layer, and distributed Bragg reflector. The device may comprise multiple active regions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2011
    Publication date: October 4, 2012
    Applicant: Integrated Photovoltaic, Inc.
    Inventor: Sharone Zehavi
  • Patent number: 8153528
    Abstract: The invention relates generally to preparation of a substrate for use in a photovoltaic device by application of a filling material and subsequent planarization of the top surface; optionally, a barrier layer is added.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2012
    Assignee: Integrated Photovoltaic, Inc.
    Inventors: Larry Hendler, Sharone Zehavi, Tanya Dulkin, Raanan Y. Zehavi
  • Patent number: 8110419
    Abstract: An inline process for manufacturing a photovoltaic device on a removable substrate is disclosed. The process discloses two semiconductor layers forming an active region; at least one of the semiconductor layers is formed by a high-purity plasma spray process; optional layers include a release layer, one or more barrier layers, a cap layer, a conductive support layer, a mechanical support layer, an anti-reflection layer, and distributed Bragg reflector. The process may also be used to form multiple active regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2012
    Assignee: Integrated Photovoltaic, Inc.
    Inventors: Sharone Zehavi, Jerome S. Culik
  • Publication number: 20110192461
    Abstract: A solar cell comprises a recrystallized active layer wherein the active layer has preferred characteristics.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2011
    Publication date: August 11, 2011
    Applicant: INTEGRATED PHOTOVOLTAIC, INC.
    Inventors: Larry Hendler, Sharone Zehavi, Tanya Dulkin, Raanan Y. Zehavi
  • Publication number: 20110189405
    Abstract: The instant invention discloses a method of generating silicon powder aerosol to maintain cleanliness of the silicon powder during the feed process which utilizes an carrier gas, optionally, inert, and non-contaminating feed line to a plasma spray gun.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2011
    Publication date: August 4, 2011
    Applicant: INTEGRATED PHOTOVOLTAIC, INC.
    Inventors: Raanan Y. Zehavi, Sharone Zehavi