A supplier to the semiconductor and electronics assembly market, CyberOptics has received its first order worth US$550,000 to supply its CWA30 Solar Wafer Alignment Camera performs to an unidentified customer that makes solar metallization equipment used in solar cell manufacturing. According to the company its CWA30 platform can align a broad range of wafer technologies, including selective emitter, metal wrap-through, and print-on-print. It also has the ability to perform traditional wafer edge alignment of both monocrystalline and polycrystalline wafers.
“We are extremely pleased that our advanced optical alignment solution was chosen for this OEM solar cell manufacturing platform,” commented Kathleen P. Iverson, Chief Executive Officer at CyberOptics. “The application of our technology will improve the quality and increase the speed of solar cell manufacturing.”
The units will delivered in the first and second quarters of 2010.