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Title: Low-Cost Solar Array Project. Progress report 14, August 1979-December 1979 and proceedings of the 14th Project Integration Meeting

Progress made by the Low-Cost Solar Array Project during the period August through November 1979, is described. Progress on project analysis and integration; technology development in silicon material, large-area sheet silicon, and encapsulation; production process and equipment development; engineering, and operations, and the steps taken to integrate these efforts are detailed. A report on the Project Integration Meeting held December 5-6, 1979, including copies of the visual materials used, is presented.
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5198366
Report Number(s):
DOE/JPL-1012-42; JPL-PUB-80-21
DOE Contract Number:
AI01-76ET20356
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
Jet Propulsion Lab., Pasadena, CA (USA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; SILICON; CRYSTAL GROWTH; PRODUCTION; SILICON SOLAR CELLS; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; ANTIREFLECTION COATINGS; COST; CUTTING; DATA; DESIGN; EFFICIENCY; ELECTRIC CONTACTS; ENCAPSULATION; EQUIPMENT; FABRICATION; FAILURES; GRAPHS; MONOCRYSTALS; PERFORMANCE TESTING; POLYCRYSTALS; PRICES; PROTECTIVE COATINGS; PURIFICATION; SAFETY; TABLES; TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT; US DOE; COATINGS; CRYSTALS; DATA FORMS; DIRECT ENERGY CONVERTERS; ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT; ELEMENTS; INFORMATION; MACHINING; NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS; PHOTOELECTRIC CELLS; PHOTOVOLTAIC CELLS; SEMIMETALS; SOLAR CELLS; SOLAR EQUIPMENT; TESTING; US ORGANIZATIONS 140501* -- Solar Energy Conversion-- Photovoltaic Conversion; 360601 -- Other Materials-- Preparation & Manufacture