Manufacturing of Wafer-Si Solar Cells and Modules

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)


In this chapter the current manufacturing processes for wafer-Si solar cells and modules are explained including monocrystalline Si and multicrystalline Si, as they are the most popular cell technologies on the market with a 90 % combined market share. The discussion will start from quartz reduction through module fabrication.


Solar Cell Directional Solidification Process Module Manufacturing SiNx Layer Emitter Depth 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Electrical, Computer and Energy, Laboratory for Terawatt PhotovoltaicsArizona State UniversityTempeUSA

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