the second half of 2018 onwards, the Group's monocrystalline silicon ingot
and monocrystalline silicon wafer production capacity will reach 1.8GW while module production capacity will reach 2.2GW.
Liu, "Influence of an insulation partition on a seeded directional solidification process for quasi-single crystalline silicon ingot
for high-efficiency solar cells," Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, vol.
Thermal stresses are generated in the silicon ingot
by nonuniform temperature distribution, which is mainly affected by furnace design  and cooling process design .
The company said the USD80m facility was constructed in 2009 by Sanyo Solar, a subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation, to manufacture silicon ingots
for solar power cells.
* Slicing, silicon ingot
into wafers of this disk shape;
(Salem, Mass.): optimize the fixed abrasive slicing technique for a reduction in crystalline silicon ingot
wafer slicing cost.
Those meetings have brokered business talks among 500 enterprises from both sides of the Strait, cooperation among over 100 enterprises, which have led to the signing of 43 letters of intent for cooperation, and even some substantive cooperative deals, including investment by Solargiga Energy, China's second largest producer of monocrystalline silicon ingot
for solar cell, in Kinmac Solar, procurement of Hon Hai's e-reader by China Mobile, joint R&D of TD-SCDMA mobile phone by China Mobile and HTC, and the establishment of a joint-venture sales channel company by Chunghwa Telecom and China Unicom.
SunPower Corporation, a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of solar cells and solar panels, has signed a silicon ingot
supply agreement for 2007 with REC SiTech AS.
LDK Solar Co Ltd (LDK Solar) (NYSE:LDK), a manufacturer of multicrystalline solar wafers and PV products, announced on Monday that its patent 'Directional Solidification Furnace with Recharging Apparatus for Multicrystalline Silicon Ingot
Growth' has won the Excellence Award of the 12th China Patent Award, which is reportedly considered the highest award in the patent field in China.