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Title: Infrared microscope inspection apparatus

Abstract

Apparatus and system for inspecting infrared transparents, such as an array of photovoltaic modules containing silicon solar cells, includes an infrared microscope, at least three sources of infrared light placed around and having their axes intersect the center of the object field and means for sending the reflected light through the microscope. The apparatus is adapted to be mounted on an X-Y translator positioned adjacent the object surface.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. (Framingham, MA)
  2. (Concord, MA)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
OSTI Identifier:
865358
Patent Number(s):
US 4501966
Application Number:
06/243,415
Assignee:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA) CHO
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-76ET20279
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
infrared; microscope; inspection; apparatus; inspecting; transparents; array; photovoltaic; modules; containing; silicon; solar; cells; sources; light; placed; axes; intersect; center; field; means; sending; reflected; adapted; mounted; x-y; translator; positioned; adjacent; surface; infrared light; photovoltaic modules; photovoltaic module; solar cell; solar cells; silicon solar; positioned adjacent; reflected light; inspection apparatus; modules containing; containing silicon; infrared microscope; infrared transparent; /250/348/

Citation Formats

Forman, Steven E., and Caunt, James W. Infrared microscope inspection apparatus. United States: N. p., 1985. Web.
Forman, Steven E., & Caunt, James W. Infrared microscope inspection apparatus. United States.
Forman, Steven E., and Caunt, James W. Tue . "Infrared microscope inspection apparatus". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865358.
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title = {Infrared microscope inspection apparatus},
author = {Forman, Steven E. and Caunt, James W.},
abstractNote = {Apparatus and system for inspecting infrared transparents, such as an array of photovoltaic modules containing silicon solar cells, includes an infrared microscope, at least three sources of infrared light placed around and having their axes intersect the center of the object field and means for sending the reflected light through the microscope. The apparatus is adapted to be mounted on an X-Y translator positioned adjacent the object surface.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue Feb 26 00:00:00 EST 1985},
month = {Tue Feb 26 00:00:00 EST 1985}
}

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