Silicon-Film (TM) Solar Cells by a Flexible Manufacturing System: Annual Subcontract Report, 16 April 1998 - 31 January 1999

Research output: NRELSubcontract Report

Abstract

AstroPower is developing a manufacturing process for Silicon-Film(TM) solar cell production under the Photovoltaic Manufacturing Technology (PVMaT) cost-share program. This document reports on results from the first phase of a three-phase effort. Progress is reported on developing new procedures and equipment for in-line wet-chemical processes, metallization processes, sheet fabrication, solarcell processing, module assembly, solar cell testing, metallurgical-grade silicon purification, and recycling of Silicon-Film(TM) sheet materials. Future concepts and goals for the Silicon-Film(TM) process are also discussed.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages40
StatePublished - 1999

Bibliographical note

Work performed by AstroPower, Inc., Newark, Delaware

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/SR-520-26834

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