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  • The materials-technology company said it will ramp up production of its Solamet thick-film metallization paste for solar cells as it eyes the booming business of generating precious electricity from the sun.

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  • They all carry what is called a thick-film ignition module.

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  • For example, a single-crystal silicon cell manufactured by the dendritic web method differs in efficiency from the same cell made by the Czochralski method (see the section on "thick-film" cells).

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  • One of the platinum group of metals, ruthenium, is mostly used for alloying, especially in the production of electrical conductivity components and for thick-film resistors.

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  • Traditional thick-film applications, making up almost 40% of the market in 2010, will fall in significance in favor of high-growth energy-related applications such as photovoltaics, lead-carbon ultrabatteries, and supercapacitors over the next two to three years.

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  • "But once you are in a program, if you can wait long enough, you will enjoy that business for an extended period of time," says Mike Torres, product manager for thick-film resistors at BI Technologies in Fullerton, Calif.

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  • The traditional thick-film single-in-line (SIP) and dual-in-line (DIP) resistor network market continues to dwindle as resistor chip arrays are used more often.

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  • However, traditional thick-film circuits cannot be soldered due to the plastic binders in the conductor paste.


  • A US-based research firm and a Japanese PWB fabricator have reportedly developed a solderable thick-film circuit system on a thin flexible substrate.


  • NY Industries, the new thick-film circuit system uses a specially formed conductive paste on heat-resistant substrates such as polyimide and PEN.



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