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Solliance Achieves New Perovskite Efficiency World Record with R2R Fabrication

Solliance reports that the consortium’s perovskite-based photovoltaics have achieved module-level aperture area conversion efficiency of 12.2% and world record cell-level conversion efficiency of 13.5%. The company used roll-to-roll (R2R) production processes.  This latest record follows the consortium’s previous perovskite cell world record reported earlier this year. Perovskite-based solar cells promise …

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Akhan Semiconductor Issued Japanese Patent for Diamond Semiconductor Fabrication

Akhan Semiconductor of Chicago, Illinois USA, reported that the Japan Patent Office has awarded the company a patent covering a process for producing diamond semiconductor materials. Such diamond semiconductor materials can be utilized in aerospace, automotive, military, defense, telecommunications, and consumer electronics applications. The Japanese patent granted to Akhan, JP6195831 …

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NCSU Researchers Introduce PRESiCE™ SiC Manufacturing Process to Lower Cost for Entering SiC Power Device Market

North Carolina State University researchers are introducing a new manufacturing process and chip design for silicon carbide (SiC) power devices. The team developed the process called PRESiCE™ with support from Department of Energy’s the PowerAmerica Institute. The goal of the new process is to make entry into the SiC marketplace …

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AP&S Expands Demo Center

In 2016 AP&S International GmbH nearly tripled the size of its in-house laboratory from 23m3 to 66 m3. Since it reopened in 2017, the newly expanded laboratory, called the Demo Center, offers a variety of single wafer process demonstrations for customers from all over the world.AP&S says it understands that …

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Ulvac Opens Santa Clara Office

Ulvac Technologies, Inc. of Japan, a supplier of instrumentation, production systems, and vacuum pumps for high-tech industries has opened an office in Santa Clara, California. The company says that the Silicon Valley office location gives its West Coast customers easier access to the company’s sales and service operations. Ulvac points …

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