edge isolation

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expansion joint, 1
1.A joint or gap between adjacent parts of a building, structure, or concrete work which permits their relative movement due to temperature changes (or other conditions) without rupture or damage.
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Edge isolation is completed first before a second machine removes the phosphorous silicate.
BOREAS HF-G60 is the most powerful solution to achieve in the required time multiple processes in c-Si solar cells such as edge isolation, selective emitters engraving and diffusion process.
The output characteristics of the lasers make them ideal for applications including edge isolation, laser fired contacts, via thru contacts, front surface contacts and thin film patterning.