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Optics and Vision in Solar Manufacturing

February 9, 2012
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Fast optical vision significantly increases production yield and reduces human error.

Optical vision solutions are pressing forward in production lines of solar wafers, cells, panels, thin-film modules and concentrator optics. Applications range from optical inspection of dimensions, colour, imprint and a myriad of defects to 3D optical shape measurement. Fast optical vision inspection is almost completely taking over from laborious manual quality assurance, significantly increasing production yield and reducing human error.

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