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Innovations in Solar Cell Bond Testing
Author: Dirk Schade
Monday, July 26, 2010

The mechanical and electrical quality of solar cell interconnection ribbon bonds is critical to optimizing photovoltaic manufacturing yield, energy conversion efficiency and product life expectancy. Some bonds can be tested using a ribbon peel test, where the force required to peel (break) the bond is measured, and the observed failure mode used to characterized the quality of the bond.

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