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Meyer Burger awarded contract for about CHF 15 million from leading Asian customer for its MAiA® 6.1 cell coating equipment

Meyer Burger Technology Ltd (SIX Swiss Exchange: MBTN) today announced the successful conclusion of an order from an existing, major Asian customer for its high performance MAiA® 6.1 platform which delivers an impressive throughput of over 6,000 wafers per hour for mass production scalable PERC technology. By selecting Meyer Burger’s MAiA® 6.1, which launched in 2018, to drive […]

New Electronic Transport Layer Boosts Efficiency of Perovskite PV Cell

A Japanese research team has developed a new technology capable of boosting the conversion rate of Perovskite PV cell by 16.82%. The team, consisting of researchers from Kanazawa University and Tokai University, has achieved the breakthrough via employment of a brand new electronic transport layer, which comprises two titanium-oxide layers. The layer controls electron and […]

1366 Technologies and Hanwha Q CELLS Partner on World’s First Factory to Feature Direct Wafer® Manufacturing Process

With Scaling Effort Underway, Technical Collaboration Continues and 1366 Technologies Plots Path to Less Than $0.20 Wafer per Piece BEDFORD, Mass. & SEOUL, South Korea: Silicon wafer manufacturer 1366 Technologies together with its strategic partners, Hanwha Q CELLS Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. and parent company Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd. (together, “Hanwha Q CELLS”), today formally […]

Amtech Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2019 Results

TEMPE, Ariz.: Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASYS), a manufacturer of capital equipment, including thermal processing and wafer handling automation, and related consumables used in fabricating semiconductor devices, light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, silicon carbide (SiC) and silicon power chips and solar cells, today reported results for its first quarter ended December 31, 2018. First Quarter Fiscal 2019 Financial and […]

Solar Frontier Achieves World Record Thin-Film Solar Cell Efficiency of 23.35%

Tokyo: Solar Frontier K.K., the world’s largest provider of CIS solar energy solutions, has set a new world record for thin-film solar cell efficiency. In joint research with the National Research and Development Agency’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) of Japan, Solar Frontier achieved 23.35% conversion efficiency on a 1cm² cell using […]