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A decade of R&D establishes Europe in thin-film PV

An overview of imec’s contributions to a decade of thin-film-PV research and how this fits in the bigger picture.


In a highly competitive global PV market, Europe remains on the forefront of research and development into next-generation technologies and systems, such as thin-film photovoltaics.

Tom Aernouts and Jef Poortmans, PV experts at imec, look back on a decade of breakthroughs to illustrate where they have brought thin-film PV today and how they open opportunities for the European PV industry.