Thesis, Semiconductor detector and optical system alignment for optical thin-film
thicknesses using a modified reflectometry method, Brigham Young University-Idaho 2012.
At last month's International Roofing Expo, a diverse group of suppliers displayed thin-film
products or products designed to accommodate the technology.
Thin Film Photovoltaics Markets: 2008 and Beyond" offers a fresh assessment of where the thin-film
photovoltaics (PV) market is headed over the next eight years as well as analysis of the strategies of leading firms active in this space.
Perhaps the most recognized application of thin-film
photovoltaics (PVs) came about in the early 1980s.
Kippelen says development of thin-film
organic solar cells is not far enough along to estimate the costs of energy production.
It is important to characterize thin-film
dielectric materials over a broad frequency range to ensure adequate performance at the ever-increasing frequencies used by these devices.
This year, the company is announcing three new products: the general-purpose RQ Jade XRF Wafer Analyzer for film thickness and composition measurements, the RQ Jade Maximus Disk Analyzer for composition and uniformity measurements on heavy, thick samples like sputter targets as employed in the production of thin-film
magnetic materials, and the MQ Garnet 300 Laser Ellipsometer/Reflectometer for thin-film
As the market progresses along a curve of exponential growth, it becomes increasingly evident that the large thin-film
filter process manufacturers will not dominate the market based on their size alone.
To eliminate long-recognized seeds of dewetting such as dust and rough spots on surfaces, thin-film
makers use clean-rooms and meticulously polish or chemically treat substrates on which the films will lie.
are teaming to develop manufacturing equipment for CIGS-based thin-film
Just as significant, the wafer--instrumented with thin-film
thermocouples--can link temperature measurements to the international temperature scale.