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Embedding photovoltaic modules more quickly

The market for solar modules is highly competitive. For this reason, companies must save on costs, such as by using a new process. It embeds the cells twice as fast into their protective plastic sheathing – and therefore ...

dateApr 03, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Device tosses out unusable PV wafers

Silicon wafers destined to become photovoltaic (PV) cells can take a bruising through assembly lines, as they are oxidized, annealed, purified, diffused, etched, and layered to reach their destinies as efficient converters ...

dateJan 14, 2013 in Semiconductors
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