Get the Facts on DuPont Leadership in Solar Cell Efficiency

Get the Facts on DuPont Leadership in Solar Cell Efficiency

First to offer co-fire metallizations in early days of industry

  • Solamet® PV14x front side chemistry enabled co-firing with Solamet® PV202 in 2001

First to offer shallow emitter contacting silver pastes

  • Solamet® PV15x front side chemistry enabled >70 ohm emitters
  • Solamet® PV16x front side chemistry enabled >85 ohm emitters

First to offer silicon inks for selective emitters

  • IL-SC203

First to bring step changing technology through Solamet® proprietary Tellurium technology

  • Solamet® PV17A enabled the industry to contact a Lightly Doped Emitter (LDE) on a large commercial scale

First to introduce Integrated Metallization Solutions for PERC in 2014

  • Solamet® PV76x front side silver
  • Solamet® PV56x back side silver
  • Solamet® PV36x back side aluminum

From Solamet® PV17x to PV20x today, Solamet® metallization pastes have set the industry standard for cell efficiency. We continue to pave the way for solar innovations with developments for p-type solar cells as well as advanced architectures.