2014

Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit to Attend the International Green Energy Expo in Daegu, South Korea - Heraeus highlights pastes for advanced cell designs

SEOUL, South Korea, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit, an industry leading developer and manufacturer of silver metallization pastes for the PV industry will be exhibiting at this year's International Green Energy Expo in Daegu, South Korea from April 2nd through 4th. Heraeus will be featuring their SOL9350 Series and the SOL325 Series, which are currently commercially available. Also featured will be the Heraeus SOL9620 Series, front-side pastes for conventional and LDE/ULDE solar cells. Our booth is located in hall 1F, booth number A525.

"This will be Heraeus' fifth time exhibiting at the Green Energy Expo," according to Andreas Liebheit, Global Manager of the Photovoltaics Business Unit.  He continues to state, "This will be an outstanding year for Heraeus.  We will be introducing new products that will lower our customers' cost per watt through new technologies developed in our strengthened R&D Group."  

The industry-leading SOL9350 Series, designed for n-type solar cells with p+ wafer surfaces, provides cell manufacturers with improved cell efficiencies and excels through improved printability. For bifacial n-type solar cells, the SOL9350 Series can be used in conjunction with other Heraeus pastes. The SOL325 Series of low activity pastes can be either used as back-side tabbing paste on standard p-type solar cells and on PERC cells, or for printing front-side floating busbars in Dual Printing.

Also featured from Heraeus will be their SOL9620 Series. Early results from alpha customers has demonstrated that the SOL9620 Series enables cell manufacturers to further improve their c-Si cells' efficiencies at an industry-leading level. This series of pastes for conventional solar cells has shown excellent contact performance on lightly doped emitters (LDE) and ultra-lightly doped emitters (ULDE). By using this new paste, significant efficiency improvements have been achieved on 90Ω/sq. and 110Ω/sq. wafers, relative to the best commercially available front-side pastes.

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 2nd – 4th, booth number A525. 

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, quartz glass, and specialty light sources. In the financial year 2012 Heraeus generated product revenues of €4.2 billion and precious metal trading revenues of €16 billion. With more than 12,200 employees in over 100 subsidiaries worldwide, Heraeus holds a leading position in its global markets.

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