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Solamet® photovoltaic metallizations for Thin Film Photovoltaic Applications

DuPont Microcircuit Materials (MCM) has introduced a range of low-temperature screen printable Solamet® photovoltaic (PV) metallizations designed for all major thin film PV applications, enabling more cost-effective manufacturing of solar cells with improved efficiency and yield.  These metallization pastes or inks can be used on both rigid (glass, silicon) and flexible (polyimide, polyester, stainless steel) substrates.

Solamet® photovoltaic metallizations designed specifically for thin film applications include:

Solamet® photovoltaic metallizations for thin film PV – Key Applications: 

  • Amorphous Silicon (a-Si)
  • Microcrystalline Silicon (µc-Si)
  • Copper Indium Gallium Selenide (CIGS)
  • Heterojunction
  • Cadmium Telluride (CdTe)


Silver Metallizations for grid & bus bar

Key Features:

  • Low temperature curable
  • Strong adhesion to transparent conductive oxide (TCO)
  • Low contact resistance
  • High conductivity
  • Flexible and glass substrate compatible


Solderable Silver Metallizations

Key Features:

  • Low temperature curable
  • Solderable for interconnect
  • Silver coated copper base metal compatible


Carbon Electrode Materials

Key Features:

  • Back electrode for Cadmium Telluride (CdTe)
  • Low resistivity
  • Low Temperature curable

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