Ceramic Glass/Photovoltaic Glass

Solar-Tectic LLC Sapphire GlassCeramic Glass/Photovoltaic Glass Patent Publication

Solar-Tectic LLC presents sapphire glass for PV and display applications.  This sapphire glass can be used as a substrate on which to deposit single crystalline silicon for high efficiency solar cells.  Sapphire glass can also be used for display applications, such as device covers.  The glass consists of a thin layer of crystalline Al203 on highly textured MgO on inexpensive glass (soda-lime and other kinds).

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