Nines are offering a range of standard processing tools with the patented ADE (Atmospheric Dry Etch) technology at the core.This technology offers benefits to the cell manufacturer with an efficient and universal silicon dry etching or texturing process, uniquely suited for cost effective, high throughput industrial applications.

Alternatively, get in touch if your require custom designs suited to your specific application !

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22/08/23 Selective etching for Advanced TOPCON & IBC

The ADE process meets the selective etching requirements of upcoming "Advanced TOPCON" solar cell architectures and IBC.

14/11/22 ADE for TOPCON cells - EUPVSEC 2022

In Milan's conference, Fraunhofer ISE presented its latest TOPCON cell developments, featuring ADE poly etching.

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 The ADE-100 is ideal for R&D and Pilot Production line. 

The ADE100 introduces process flexibility and ease of use to integrate and develop new cell architectures & process flows. With its single lane in-line processing layout and compact footprint, the ADE-100 can be conveniently installed in laboratory environments.

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The ADE Single Side Etch Serie is a product platform aimed at Industrial Cell manufacturers for capacity production, with best in class throughputs : ADE SS POLY-ETCH and ADE SS NANO-TEX are two offers for etch, and for texture.

These tools are multi-lane and industry ready versions of the ADE-100 ;  lab to fab.

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