Breakthrough Furnace Can Cut Solar Industry Costs (Fact Sheet)

    Research output: NRELFact Sheet


    A game-changing Optical Cavity Furnace (OCF), developed by NREL, uses optics to heat and purify solar cells at unmatched precision, while also boosting the cells' efficiency.
    Original languageAmerican English
    StatePublished - 2013

    NREL Publication Number

    • NREL/FS-6A42-59012


    • AOS Solar, Inc.
    • gettering
    • impurity removal
    • junctions
    • mechanical testing
    • OCF
    • optical cavity furnace
    • photonic effects
    • R&D 100
    • Rancho Palo Verdes, California
    • thermal processing


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