Advanced Screen-Printing Technologies, Such As Double And Dual Printing, Have Been Adapted To Overcome Metallization Bottlenecks
Monday, 09 Oct 2023
During TaiyangNews Cell Production Equipment Conference, DKEM’s Nan presented the key developments in metallization paste solutions for TOPCon (see recording here).
Laser Pattern Transfer Printing And Copper Plating Are 2 Promising Approaches For Improving Metallization Of HJT Cells
Wednesday, 17 May 2023
In our recent articles on HJT cell processing we also mentioned several approaches explored in metallization of HJT (see Developments In Metallization For HJT). We now look further into alternate methods to improve the metallization process.
Low Temperature Metallization Paste Solutions For HJT And Perovskite Tandem Cells Aim To Reduce Costs And Improve Efficiency
Saturday, 06 May 2023
The metallization process and role of screen printing technology are being discussed in this article of our series on HJT solar technology.
Friday, 01 Apr 2022
Metallization is the tricky part in the manufacturing process of TOPCon cells. As with PERC, 2 influencers of costs are the usage of silver pastes and the deposition process itself.
Fraunhofer ISE Spin-Off HighLine Technology GmbH Raises €1.2 Million To Commercially Launch New Printing Technology For Solar Cells
Thursday, 25 Mar 2021
HighLine Technology GmbH, a Germany based high precision printing technology company for semiconductor industry, has raised €1.2 million ($1.42 million) as seed financing contributed equally from High-Tech Grunderfonds (HTGF) and Fraunhofer Technologie Transferfonds GmbH (FTTF).
Fraunhofer ISE Introduces HighLine Technology As New Spin-Off To Commercialize Contactless Solar Cell Dispensing Printing Process; Claims Technology Use For Other Production Industries As Well
Monday, 28 Sep 2020
Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE has introduced a new spin-off for sustainable solar cell production called HighLine Technology GmbH.
Double Printing Is Attractive For Cells Makers Looking For High Print Quality; Approach Also Beneficial In Solar Cells Designed For Shingling
Monday, 08 Jun 2020
In order to overcome the inherent limitations of screen printing during solar cell production, such as a locked aspect ratio and finger distortions when narrowing down on screen opening, there are a few advanced printing technologies that can help to solve these issues to a certain extent.
Fraunhofer ISE & Industry Partners Develop Fine-Line Metallization Screen For Contact Fingers With 19 µm Width Helping Reduce Silver Use In Silicon Solar Cell By 30%
Sunday, 08 Sep 2019
Germany’s Fraunhofer ISE claims an innovative technique of specially developed fine-line metallization screens helped it create contact fingers with a width of merely 19 µm and a height of 18 µm in a single printing step which ensures 30% less si.
Imec Reports 23.03% Conversion Efficiency For nPERT Cells & 24.6% For Perovskite/CIGS Tandem Cell At EUPVSEC 2018
Thursday, 27 Sep 2018
Belgium based research and innovation institute Imec has achieved a conversion efficiency of 23.03% on the latest generation of large-area monofacial screen-printed rear-emitter nPERT cells.
TaiyangNews Metallization Pastes Survey Gives Update On Players & Products In Segment Crucial For Producing High Efficiency Solar Cells
Tuesday, 22 May 2018
Screen printing with metallization pastes has been the workhorse for applying electrical contacts on solar cells.
TaiyangNews talked to Weiming Zhang, CTO of Heraeus Photovoltaics, about the strategy on how to maintain its #1 rank in the silver paste business
Tuesday, 22 May 2018
Weiming Zhang is CTO of Heraeus Photovoltaics, the global market leader in metallization pastes for solar cells..
Thursday, 01 Oct 2015
The estimate for silver consumption per cell projected by the 2015 ITRPV roadmap is on the conservative side compared to the 2014 roadmap, but inline to the predictions it made 2 years ago..
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