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SCHMID’s APCVD Machine proves itself in the Manufacturing of PERC Cells with a World Record Efficiency of 20.74%

VCi News Desk    |  26 Sep 2012

Press corner & NewsExhibition datesPress releasesPress archivePicture galleryWorld Record: APCVD-passivated PERC Cells with 20.74% EfficiencyThe SCHMID Group announces an efficiency record of 20.74% in an industry-like production process for PERC solar cells, which has been confirmed independently by the ISE CalLab. The most important features of a PERC solar cell [...]


SPTS Debuts Low-Temperature PECVD Technology for 3D-IC

VCi News Desk    |  26 Sep 2012

SPTS Technologies, a leading supplier of advanced wafer processing solutions for the global semiconductor industry and related markets, announced the availability of its low temperature plasma-enhanced chemical vapour deposition (PECVD) solution for via-reveal passivation in 3D-IC packaging applications. Already proven in 300mm volume production fabs, the Delta fxP® PECVD system [...]


Waaree Bags Turnkey EPC order of 5MW Solar Thinfilm PV Plant, from Taxus Infrastructure & Power Projects Pvt. Ltd

VCi News Desk    |  26 Sep 2012

Waaree Energies Pvt Ltd, operating in the field of Manufacturing Solar PV Modules, Design Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Operation & Maintenance of Solar PV Power Plants, has bagged a Turnkey project order of 5 MW Solar Thinfilm PV Power Plant from Taxus Infrastructure & Power Projects Pvt. Ltd.“WAAREE will be using [...]


Heraeus Strengthens Commitment to the Future of Photovoltaics

VCi News Desk    |  26 Sep 2012

The Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit reaffirms its commitment to the industry in 2012 through significant investment in new products, new facilities, increased production capacity, R&D resources, and additional personnel. While the photovoltaic market has slowed down in recent months, Heraeus stands by its mission to reduce the cost per watt [...]


Hilco Streambank Announces Solar Industry IP For-Sale

VCi News Desk    |  26 Sep 2012

Hilco Streambank are selling the intellectual property of Energy Conversion Devices and its subsidiary Unisolar. “This is an incredible opportunity to buy thin-film flexible solar technology with two decades of R & D and field experience in the industry” said Gabe Fried, CEO of Hilco Streambank. The IP portfolio [...]


Cambrios and Okura Industrial Co. Ltd. to Develop Family of Transparent Conductive Film Products Utilizing Cambrios ClearOhmTM Ink

VCi News Desk    |  26 Sep 2012

Cambrios Technologies Corporation, the leader in nanotechnology-based solutions for transparent conductive electronic devices, announced its collaboration with prominent film processing maker, Okura Industrial Co. Ltd., to create a family of high performance transparent conductive films based on the Cambrios ClearOhmTM coating material. “The large area touch market needs multiple film [...]


Ensysce Biosciences Inc. Receives Small Business Grant from NIH to Optimize Single Walled Carbon Nanotube Formulation for Therapeutic Delivery of siRNA

VCi News Desk    |  26 Sep 2012

Ensysce Biosciences Inc. announced today they have received a SBIR award of roughly $300,000 to optimize the formulation of their single walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT)/siRNA complex for therapeutic delivery. These funds, along with the recent $1 million dollars that were raised in June and the State of Texas Emerging Technology [...]


PLANSEE develops inner diameter coating for monolithic rotary targets

PLANSEE SE    |  21 Sep 2012

A new inner diameter coating for monolithic molybdenum targets prevents direct contact between the target material and cooling water during the sputtering of CIGS back contacts. PLANSEE is presenting its “upgraded rotary target” at the EU PVSEC in Frankfurt.Molybdenum sputtering targets are used to deposit the back contacts in CIGS [...]


TA/TGA-MS – Hiden gas analyser for thermal studies

Hiden Analytical Limited    |  18 Sep 2012

Optimised specifically for measurement of fast-evolved gases, the latest version of the Hiden QGA benchtop mass spectrometer is ideally suited to monitoring of diverse thermal and thermo-gravimetric processes. The system features a state-of-the-art integrated interface and analysis system for real-time unequivocal detection of multiple gaseous species to 500 amu, with [...]


Denton Vacuum Deliver Indium Bumping Deposition Systems to Customers in North America and the Middle East

VCi News Desk    |  13 Sep 2012

Denton Vacuum, LLC, a leading supplier of production scale thin film technology systems, today announced that it had shipped and qualified the second of two indium bumping deposition systems in 2012. Denton custom configured these Explorer® platforms for indium bumping, a critical process in focal plane array fabrication. Focal plane [...]


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