solutions 1/2008 – Additional informations

Thin-film solar modules with an annual capacity of 33 mw are produced with the help of nearly completely automated high-tech manufacturing. Photo: SCHOTT/J. Meyer
Alliance for the joint development of micromorphous technology

ersol Thin Film GmbH, a subsidiary of ersol Solar Energy AG (ersol), Erfurt, Germany, and schott Solar GmbH, Alzenau, will jointly develop micromorphous technology for thin-film solar cells. In contrast to the simple amorphous version, the micromorphous thin-film module has a double-layer structure consisting of an amorphous and a microcrystalline silicon film. The arrangement results in improved exploitation of sunlight, because the two silicon layers convert a larger part of the light spectrum into power.
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