Entries by Chris Müller

3D-Micromac is manufacturer of choice for laser contact opening systems for PERC solar cell production at Hanwha SolarOne

3D-Micromac AG, a leading supplier of laser micromachining and roll-to-roll laser systems for the photovoltaic, medical device and electronics markets, today announced that it has installed three of its microCELL OTF laser systems at Hanwha SolarOne’s production facility in Qidong, Jiangsu-province, China. The successful installation was followed by an additional order of a fourth laser system to support the conversion of Hanwha SolarOne’s aluminum back surface field (Al-BSF) technology production to high-efficiency Passivated Emitter Rear Contact (PERC) solar cells.

3D-Micromac extends board of directors

The supervisory board of 3D-Micromac AG has appointed Uwe Wagner to the board of directors. Since October 1, 2017, he has been supporting Tino Petsch, the only member of the board to date. Uwe Wagner now is responsible for the technological and commercial management of the German laser specialist.

3D-Micromac introduces selective laser annealing system for semiconductor, power device and mems manufacturing

Chemnitz, Germany, September 18, 2017—3D-Micromac AG, the industry leader in laser micromachining and roll-to-roll laser systems for the photovoltaic, medical device and electronics markets, today unveiled the microPRO RTP—its new laser annealing system designed to enable several key process steps in semiconductor, power device and MEMS manufacturing.

New main building as a gift on the 15th anniversary of 3D-Micromac AG

Chemnitz, September 7, 2017: The Chemnitz-based mechanical engineering company 3D-Micromac AG, the leading specialist in laser micro-processing, will be celebrating its 15th year of existence on September 7, 2017. At the same time, 3D-Micromac will be opening the newly constructed main building on the Chemnitz Smart Systems Campus with a ceremonial event for customers, business partners and employees. In addition to the anniversary and inauguration ceremony in the evening, the company will be welcoming laser experts at the in-house trade fair ILaCoS during the day, which as usual will offer expert lectures and workshops dealing with current topics in laser micro-processing.

3D-Micromac and Allotex to jointly develop laser systems for precision shaping of collagen lenses for vision correction

Allotex Inc., an ophthalmic biologics and device company developing therapeutic solutions to treat presbyopia, hyperopia and myopia, and 3D-Micromac, a leading supplier of laser micromachining systems for the photovoltaic, electronics and medical device markets, today announced they have entered into a master cooperative agreement. The two companies will work together to develop and market a laser system for precisely shaping human corneal allografts used to create natural lenses which can be administered in an outpatient visit.

REC group orders multiple laser contact opening systems from 3D-Micromac for PERC solar cell production

3D-Micromac AG, a leading supplier of laser micromachining and roll-to-roll laser systems for the photovoltaic, medical device and electronics markets, today announced that it has received an order for three of its microCELL OTF laser systems from REC Group, a leading European brand of solar panels. The systems will be installed at REC Group’s production facility in Singapore to support the expansion of REC’s production volume of high-efficiency Passivated Emitter Rear Contact (PERC) solar cells, as well as support the development of next-generation PERC solar cells

3D-Micromac wins Megawatt prize for outstanding half cell cutting technology at SNEC 2016

The winners of the 10th TOP 10 Highlight competition have been announced at SNEC 2016 in Shanghai on May 26, 2016. 3D-Micromac AG, the industry leader in laser micromachining, received the Megawatt Award for its production system microCELL™ TLS. The microCELL™ TLS uses Thermal-Laser-Separation for cutting of solar wafer into half cells. By using half cell technology the average module power yield can be increased significantly.