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Life Cycle Assessment on Advanced Silicon Solar Modules

  title={Life Cycle Assessment on Advanced Silicon Solar Modules},
  author={Marina Lunardi and S. Moore and Juan Pablo Alvarez-Gaitan and Nathan L. Chang and Richard Corkish},
The development of new technologies and different processes for solar cells is studied worldwide. The screen-printed aluminium back surface field (Al-BSF) technology is the current industry standard process for silicon solar cells but much attention has been paid to the passivated emitter and rear cell (PERC) technology, and it is gaining significant share in the world market. Hydrogen has been shown the ability to interact with the impurities and defects within the silicon (EGS and UMG-Si… 
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