Gary H. Wiseman, founder and CEO of BMT. "Our broadband AR coatings, with their excellent angular performance, should increase the energy output of a PV module by 5 to 6 percent or more when averaged over an entire day. Combining our unique materials technology with EVG's field-proven manufacturing systems allows us to provide a complete turnkey AR coating solution to customers."
Added Dr. Thorsten Matthias, EV Group business development director, "Working with BMT will allow EVG to extend to the solar market the expertise in coating systems that we have built up over more than 15 years in the semiconductor and display industries. Together, we will be able to advance ITRPV requirements while quickly ramping to a high-volume manufacturing coating solution with greater flexibility, reliability and cost-effectiveness compared to competitive offerings."
About Brisbane Materials
Brisbane Materials Technology is a specialty materials company focusing on creating innovative materials solutions for solar and other applications. Based in Brisbane, Australia, and Silicon Valley, the company has patented technology for creating high performance, low-cost wide-area coatings of porous silica and other materials, made at room temperature and atmospheric pressure. For solar applications, the company's anti-reflective coatings provide a cost-effective power increase when applied to glass, plastic and other substrates. For more information, see www.brismat.com .
About EV Group (EVG)
EV Group (EVG) provides equipment for PV cell and module manufacturing, including anti-reflective and anti-soiling coating, light trapping by nanoimprint lithography, thin-wafer processing, wafer bonding and photolithography equipment. For more information about EVG's PV solutions, please visit the company at Intersolar North America, July 10-12, booth #5687 in San Francisco, Calif., or at www.evgroup.com.
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