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Wafering

Wafering is the process by which a silicon crystal (boule) is made into wafers. This process is usually carried out by a multi wire saw which cuts… Expand
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2010
Review
2010
  • F. Henley
  • 35th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference
  • 2010
  • Corpus ID: 46705554
Eliminating high absorber material loss while allowing thin and ultra-thin crystalline silicon PV has been a “Holy Grail” of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Wafers for the PV industry are mainly sawn with a multi-wire slurry saw. This process is slow (it takes almost half a day to… Expand
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2009
2009
A novel ion beam-induced cleaving process for slicing c-Si wafers ranging in thickness from 20µm to 150µm with near zero kerf… Expand
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2008
2008
The focus of the photovoltaic industry is a continuous reduction of the cost of solar energy. Lowering the wafer thickness during… Expand
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2008
2008
This paper reports on BP Solar's DOE sponsored Solar America Initiative, Technology Pathways Partnership. The paper presents the… Expand
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2002
2002
The process of mechanical densification offers the possibility of using agricultural crop residues to produce livestock feed… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Silicon wafers are used for production of most microchips. Various processes are needed to transfer a silicon crystal ingot into… Expand
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1993
1993
  • R. Barrett
  • Smart Structures
  • 1993
  • Corpus ID: 136581442
The design of a new aeroservoelastic wing configuration is detailed. The design uses a torque plate mounted within an aerodynamic… Expand
1982
1982
The technology and economics of silicon ingot wafering for low cost solar arrays were discussed. Fixed and free abrasive sawing… Expand
Highly Cited
1969
Highly Cited
1969
Numerous research workers in industrial and educational institutions throughout the world have investigated the process of wafer… Expand
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