Advanced Screen-Printable Thin-Film PV Front-Side Silver Conductor Compositions

Mr Vince Arancio, Technical Specialist - Microcircuit Materials
DuPont (UK), United Kingdom
Apr 08, 2009.


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Presentation Summary

  • Development of Front Side Ag compositions for CIGS and other thin film PV cells.
  • Processing and Performance data - to include contact resistivity on ITO
  • Reliability studies at 85°C/85% RH

Speaker Biography (Vince Arancio)

Vince Arancio graduated from De Montfort University in Leicester, UK, with an Electronic Engineering degree. He worked in the semi-conductor industry with Texas Instruments, before joining DuPont Microcircuit Materials Division in 1978. With 30yrs experience providing technical support in a variety of industries, Vince has worked with many technologies including ceramic based thick film hybrids and more recently Printed Electronics. Vince is a senior Technical Specialist, managing the European region with expertise in thin film Photovoltaics and other low temperature applications such as Biomedical Sensors, Electroluminescent Lamps and printed RFID Antenna.

Company Profile (DuPont Advanced Materials)

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DuPont Advanced Materials has 50 years of experience in the development, manufacture and sale of specialised inks for a wide variety of printed electronic applications in the display, photovoltaic, automotive, biomedical, telecommunication and consumer products markets. DuPont Advanced Materials will be exhibiting its 2nd generation of stretchable/washable inks for wearables and the latest suite of formable inks for in-mould electronics applications.