Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit to Attend the International Green Energy Expo in Daegu, South Korea - Heraeus highlights new SOL9610 Series for higher cell efficiency

SEOUL, South Korea, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Heraeus Photovoltaic Business Unit, a world leader in the research and development of metallization pastes for crystalline solar cells, will be exhibiting at this year's International Green Energy Expo from April 3rd through 5th in Daegu, South Korea, booth number A510-519. Heraeus will be featuring their new series of front-side pastes, the SOL9610 Series.

"This will be our fourth time exhibiting at the Green Energy Expo and we are pleased to introduce our newest products to cell manufacturers in Korea and other cell manufacturers visiting this show," said Tobias Caspari, General Manager – Asia of the Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit.  "As an industry leader, we look to provide materials that make our customers' cells the most efficient, cost effective products available to the market." 

The SOL9610 Series is Heraeus' newest line of front-side metallization pastes. Formulated to be able to print with finger opening less than 50um, the SOL9610 Series provides finer line resolution than previous generations of paste.  With the improved contact to silicon wafers, test results have demonstrated cell efficiencies greater than 19%.  According to Dr. Weiming Zhang, Vice President of Technology with the Heraeus Photovoltaic Business Unit, "The SOL9610 Series represents one of Heraeus' highest performing front-side pastes for conventional c-Si solar cells.  With our latest innovation breakthroughs in R&D, this is only the cornerstone of the new products we will be delivering to the market."

To learn more about Heraeus' metallization pastes for the photovoltaic industry, go to www.pvsilverpaste.com, or visit us at this year's Green Energy Expo at EXCO in Daegu, Korea, April 3rd – 5th, booth number A510-519. 

About the Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit

The Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit is an industry leading developer and manufacturer of silver metallization pastes for the photovoltaic industry. For over 40 years, Heraeus has built a reputation of innovation, extensive research and new product development in thick film technologies for some of the most prominent companies within a variety of industries. In the field of photovoltaics, the Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit applies this history and its innovative technology to offer metallization pastes for solar cell applications. The Heraeus SOL Series of silver pastes is specially formulated to provide higher efficiencies and wider processing windows, resulting in better yields and higher output for cell manufacturers.

Heraeus, the precious metals and technology group headquartered in Hanau, Germany, is a global, private company with more than 160 years of tradition. Our fields of competence include precious metals, materials, and technologies, sensors, biomaterials, and medical products, as well as dental products, quartz glass, and specialty light sources. With product revenues of €4.8 billion and precious metal trading revenues of €21.3 billion, as well as more than 13,300 employees in over 120 subsidiaries worldwide, Heraeus holds a leading position in its global markets.

SOURCE Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit



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