Not only has Veeco Instruments welcomed Dr. Johannes Segner as its new chief technology officer for their solar equipment segment, but the company also announced that at its solar technical seminar on September 6, 2010, at EU-PVSEC in Valencia, Spain, Segner will be presenting “Designing a Best-of-Breed CIGS Thermal Deposition Factory, Lessons Learned & Futures Considerations.” Veeco will be highlighting its solar manufacturing equipment at the September 6-9 tradeshow.
Dr. Segner enters the Veeco family with thirty years in the thin-film industry including his time as COO of Solibro. Segner will be in charge of the development f Veeco’s technical visualization for CIGS solar products, the development of technology strategy for product platforms, technology roadmaps, partnerships and external relationships.
Segner commented, “I am excited to join Veeco at this time to help drive further progress with our CIGS thermal deposition equipment. I am also looking forward to our upcoming technical seminar next week, where industry experts and I will discuss how to achieve the promise of high-efficiency, low cost CIGS solar technology.”