Samco, a manufacturer of plasma processing equipment for the compound semiconductor industry, announced that the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) has selected a Samco Multi-Chamber CVD system to develop a Heterojunction with Intrinsic Thin-layer (HIT) solar cell.
Due to an increase in India’s per capita energy consumption and the national commitment to reduce CO2 emissions, the need for HIT solar cells has increased. IIT Delhi also encourages cutting-edge research in energy ecosystems through its Industrial Research and Development Unit (IRD).
Samco has extensive knowledge of chemical vapour deposition techniques for HIT solar cell from working with universities in Japan. This time, IIT has selected Samco for their Multi-chamber CVD system for solar cells.
The IIT Delhi Director V Ramgopal Rao mentioned, “Samco from Japan has been a leading player in providing multi-chamber CVD systems to academia worldwide for research on high efficiency HIT solar cells. IIT Delhi expects close research cooperation from Samco in developing HIT solar cells to enhance the efficiency and other performance parameters of these cells with the use of Samco’s Multi-chamber CVD system.”
Tsukasa Kawabe, President and COO of Samco, says, “We are delighted to announce this news. IIT Delhi and Samco have formed strong ties which we will continue to enhance.” He adds, “Samco considers the Indian market to be one of its most important markets, and we will be focusing even more on it in the future, especially at IIT Delhi.”
About Samco Inc.
Samco Inc. (TSE: 6387), a manufacturer of plasma processing equipment for the compound semiconductor industry, was founded by Osamu Tsuji in Kyoto, Japan in 1979 with the meaning of Semiconductor And Materials COmpany. Over the past 40 years, more than 4,000 Samco systems have been installed and used in 30 defferent countries. Its equipment and thin film technology are widely used in the fabrication of semiconductor devices, including MicroLEDs, Laser Diodes, VCSELs, SiC Power Devices, GaN RF Devices, BAW/SAW Filters, MEMS, TSVs, and so on. Visit www.samco.co.jp/en for more information.