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  • Development of hot-pressed and chemical-vapor-deposited zinc sulfide and zinc selenide in the United States for optical windows
    Later, he worked in the Special Products Division developing applications for sapphire grown by the edge - defined film - fed growth (EFG) method conceived by Harold Labelle. In 1971, Tyco abolished its Research Laboratory and diBenedetto returned to Jim Pappis’s group at Raytheon, where …
  • A peek into the history of sapphire crystal growth
    … Air Force program in 1965-66 were nearly opaque and there was no demand for the product . In the 1980s, EFG growth of transparent sapphire optical fibers for high temperature environments was initially funded … Concurrent with the work of LaBelle in the 1960s, Stepanov independently invented edge - defined film - fed sapphire growth in the Soviet Union.11,12 … and other small companies were acquired by a single owner who changed the name to Tyco Laboratories .
  • Progress update on the US photovoltaic manufacturing technology project
    … 4A1 subcontractors, is described in another paper in these proceedings by Ward Bower of Sandia National Laboratories . Phase 4A2 is focused on product -driven PV module manufacturing technology. These subcontracted efforts include developing large-area Silicon-Film™ panel and cell manufacturing; edge - defined , film - fed growth module manufacturing; improvements in Czochralski crystalline- silicon-based modules; the development of monolithic amorphous silicon modules on continuous-polymer substrates; and the manufacturing of …
  • Progress update on the US photovoltaic manufacturing technology project
    … listingof 4A1 subcontractors, is described in another paper in these proceedings by Ward Bowerof Sandia National Laboratories . Phase 4A2 is focused on product -driven PV module manufacturingtechnology. These subcontracted efforts include developing large-area Silicon-FilmTM panel and cell manufacturing; edge - defined , film - fed growth module manufacturing; improvements in Czochralski crystalline- silicon-based modules; the development of monolithic amorphous silicon modules on continuous-polymer substrates; andthe manufacturingof extruded concentrator …
  • http://dspace.mit.edu/bitstream/handle/1721.1/69398/39919561-MIT.pdf?sequence=2
    … was rekindled and developed largely by Seidensticker and co-workers at Westinghouse Research Laboratories in the 1970s. Another more rugged method of producing crystalline silicon in sheets is the edge - defined , film - fed growth technique (EFG). … 1970s (Taylor 1987), but it was not until 1985 that a quality commercial product was produced using …
  • Processing, Microstructure, and Strength of Alumina–YAG Eutectic Polycrystals
    Air Force Research Laboratory , Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, AFRL/MLLN, Wright-Patterson Air Force, Base, Ohio 45433 Directionally solidified product (DS-AYE) possesses excellent morphologic stability to temperatures near the eutectic temperature … fracture toughness (via the single-edge notched beam (SENB) method) than sapphire or YAG, and, more importantly, the fracture toughness remains independent of temperature.1 The AYE fibers, which are grown using the edge - defined film - fed growth (EFG) technique, routinely exhibit …
  • The Genesis Solar-Wind Collector Materials
    The sapphire is single-crystal grown by the edge - defined film - fed growth method. … be found on the Kyocera website and lit- erature (cf., www.kyocera.com/KICC/industrial/ products /crystal.htm); a … … required that it be coated before both SIMS analysis and successful ion- implantation performed for laboratory experiments.
  • Manufacturing improvements in the Photovoltaic Manufacturing Technology (PVMaT) Project
    … to resolve generic issues in module manufacturing; Phase 4A, supporting R&D to facilitate product -driven manufacturing advances … The paper is by H. P. Thomas et al., from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory . ASE Americas, Inc. is advancing its technology through manufacturing line improvements that consist of (1) a further decrease in the edge - defined film - fed growth (EFG) wafer thickness to 250 micrometers in mass production and an increase in the number of wafers …
  • NREL preprints for the 23rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference
    116 Mobil Solar Energy Corporation Thin Edge - Defined Film - Fed Growth (EFG) Octagons-Mobil Solar Energy Corpora- tion (MSEC)is reducing the cost of solar cell processing through a 50% reduction in its EFG Si-wafer thickness; increasing the throughput of the … ENTECH’Saccomplishments duringthe first phase of this subcontract include;the development of laboratory prototype work stations for PV … … fabrication machine; and planning for the introduction of new 225-cm2Silicon-Film, solar cell product in 1993.
  • Market-Driven EFG Modules Final Report: 14 December 1995--30 June 1999
    NREL is a U.S. Department of Energy Laboratory Operated by Midwest Research Institute • Battelle • … … liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product , or process disclosed … This report describes the progress made in the 3-year program at ASE Americas Inc. in the PVMaT 4A2 Initiative on the development of Edge - Defined Film - Fed Growth (EFG) silicon wafer technology.
  • Photovoltaics: Program overview, fiscal year 1992
    … assumesany legal liability or responsibilityforthe accuracy, complete- ness, or usefulnessof any information, apparatus, product , or processdisclosed, or … Edison ElectricInstitute Thin Edge - Defined Film - Fed Growth ElectricPower Research Institute electricvehicle ethylene-vinyl acetate Financing Energy Servicesfor Small-ScaleEnergy Users heating … … IntegratedPowerCorporation NationalAssociationof Regulatory UtilityCommissioners National ClimaticData Center NationalElectrical Code NationalFireProtection Association NationalRural ElectricCooperativeAssociation NationalRenewableEnergy Laboratory Photovoltaic DeviceFabrication Laboratory PacificGas …
  • Terrestrial photovoltaic technologies - Recent progress in manufacturing R&D
    Nearly one-half of the thin-film products shipped were for indoor use (e.g., watches and … PVMaT is administered through the Department of Energy and its federal laboratories , the National Renewable Energy Laboratory … This effort includes work in laser-cutting technology to increase speed for cutting wafers and R&D to ensure a stronger edge - defined , film - fed growth (EFG) wafer and improve cell processing to achieve 15% solar cell efficiencies.
  • EFG Technology and Diagnostic R&D for Large-Scale PV Manufacturing; Final Subcontract Report, 1 March 2002 - 31 March 2005
    National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Blvd. … this subcontract was to carry out R&D to advance the technology, processes, and performance of RWE Schott-Solar's wafer, cell, and module manufacturing lines, and help configure these lines for scaling up of edge - defined , film - fed growth (EFG) ribbon technology to … EFG wafer products were diversified over this time period.
  • Decade of PV Industry R and D Advances in Silicon Module Manufacturing
    … CO; 2 U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, D.C.; and 3 Sandia National Laboratories , Albuquerque, NM Funded Si technologies in this project have been czochralski, cast polycrystalline, edge - defined film fed growth (EFG) ribbon, string ribbon, and Si-film. … for PV modules; improve balance-of-systems components and integrated systems; increase commercial product performance and reliability …
  • NREL Photovoltaic Program FY 1993
    Mobil Solar Energy Corporation Thin Edge - Defined Film - Fed Growth (EFG) Octagons - Mobil Solar Energy Corporation is reducing the cost of solar cell processing through a 50% reduction in its EFG Si-wafer thickness; increasing the throughput of the laser-cutting of … the development of laboratory prototype work stations for PV cell assemblies and receivers; the identification and delivery … … fabrication machine; and planning for the introduction of new 225-cm2Silicon-FilmTMsolar cell product in 1993. the …