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XsunX Business and Technology Newsletter

Multi-Chamber System Build Update

Date: 02/21/2012

Good morning,


We have a great update this week to share with investors. Assembly progress of our CIGSolar™ evaporation chamber is continuing to pick up steam and we have added pictures and information to our CIGSolar project update page where you can see the progress being made.


As you will see at the web site, the evaporation chamber is continuing to evolve rapidly. These new pictures outline the numerous crucible ports and degree of detail necessary to separate the evaporation areas into multiple zones.  This segmentation allows us to create small deposition zones necessary to maintain precise evaporation conditions and to produce the highest quality CIGS films.


While the use of small area evaporation zones helps to reduce film imperfections (and increase conversion efficiency), it is still critical that the system had to provide world-class production through-put rates. So in our baseline 40 Megawatt production configuration, CIGSolar™ is designed to provide initial through-put rates of .85 sq. meters per minute. Our technology roadmap focuses on improving this process and achieving the goal of 1 square meter per minute – a production rate that we believe will be industry leading.


Also shown on the website are portions of the CIGSolar™ material transport system taking shape.  Each process area, or zone, will function independently to allow transport of substrates at pre-defined rates. This feature enables us to adjust zones independently as we work to improve process recipes and production rates. As we complete bench testing of the material transport system, these assemblies will be added to the main process chamber where further and final testing will occur.


Thanks again for your time, support, and interest. Have a great week.


The XsunX Team

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