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A Solar Industry Roadmap and the Role of Automation Software

InterSolar Europe, the industry’s largest tradeshow was held in Munich, Germany last week. With more than 2,200 exhibitors and more than 75,000visitors, one of the most important industry shows took place at an important inflection point in the industry. This was Applied Materials’ fourth year participating in InterSolar Europe and our theme this year, ‘Powering the c-Si Roadmap’ set the stage for the various activities that took place including equipment demos at the booth, executive presentations, a software symposium and customer meetings.
Wafer Sawing Never Looked So Good

Wafer Sawing Never Looked So Good

Applied’s wafering equipment was featured on the latest front cover (and inside feature spread) of Photon International Magazine — the “go to” source for the photovoltaic (PV) industry.Our Precision Wafering Systems (PWS) division, an industry leader for wafer saw technology was acquired in 2007. With its 25 years of market leadership in wire saw technology, PWS continues to contribute many key technology advances to this critical area of the PV business.