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The Industrial Outlook For Photovoltaic Technologies
Author(s): Charles F. Gay
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Paper Abstract

The photovoltaic (PV) industry is operating within two technology groups: those based on single crystal materials and those based on thin films. The former is substantially mature, while the latter relatively new and developing rapidly. Industry's interests are driven by market response in a range of applications which are progressively broadening. Lower cost and higher performance are the keys to industrial development. These qualities are emerging in the thin film technology spectrum.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 May 1985
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0543, Photovoltaics, (9 May 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.948188
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Charles F. Gay, ARCO Solar, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0543:
Satyen K. Deb, Editor(s)

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