Mazik Media Launches Free Digital Technical Journal, Future Photovoltaics, to Translate Cutting-Edge Photovoltaic Research and R&D for Entire Industry

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Jun 08, 2010, 16:49 ET from Mazik Media

SAN FRANCISCO, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Mazik Media, publisher of Future Fab International, the seminal journal for the semiconductor industry, announced today the launch and first issue of Future Photovoltaics, a free digital technical journal connecting members of the photovoltaics manufacturing community with the latest research and development coming out of universities, consortia and manufacturing research groups.

Editorial team members spent the last nine months working closely with top industry executives, academic programs focused on increasing solar cell efficiencies, and leading industry associations to ensure the publication's accuracy, establish relationships with the labs making breakthroughs, and build the best possible audience from scratch.

Mazik Media also announced its new contributing editor, former PV Society and Semiconductor International Editor in Chief, Aaron Hand, welcoming him to the team. He will be writing bimonthly newsletters focusing on photovoltaic research and development and authoring a new Future Photovoltaics blog. Hand has been covering the photovoltaics industry for years and headed the editorial team at PV Society; he has 20 years' experience writing and editing technology articles.

Future Photovoltaics is published quarterly in digital format and is available free to all qualified industry professionals. The first issue is at

"Our ability to produce a high-quality digital publication like Future Photovoltaics for free is a result of our unique publishing process," said Nikki Wood, founder and president of Mazik Media. "We start with a top editorial board comprising industry luminaries, then we create close relationships with all the major universities, industry R&D programs and manufacturers. Our readers can trust Future Photovoltaics to bring them the latest developments and thinking to help them understand where the progress and breakthroughs are occurring – and what it means to the industry as a whole."

About Future Photovoltaics

Future Photovoltaics (Future PV) is the PV industry's first all-digital journal covering research, development and manufacturing of all types of photovoltaic cells, panels and associated systems. Future PV aims to bridge the research-to-manufacturing information gap and aid in technology transfer from the lab to the fab. Future PV is a site to come to for the leading technical information and for opinions presented by industry experts. Access Future Photovoltaics here:

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