Thin film CIGS

In thin film CIGS (Copper Indium Gallium Selenium), a thin layer of absorber is deposited onto glass (or other material) coated with a conductive layer (Molybdenum) which serves as the back electrode.

The main properties of the coated glass are

  • its electrical conductivity,
  • its ability to withstand the CIGS deposition process and
  • its contribution to the durability of the final module.

The absorber is then encapsulated with a glass front sheet similar to the ones used in Crystalline.

AGC Solar provides extra clear glass, float or patterned, with or without anti-reflective coating, to be used as front glass.

In AGC Solar thin film CIGS (Copper Indium Gallium Selenium), a thin layer of absorber is deposited onto glass (or other material) coated with a conductive layer (Molybdenum) which serves as the back electrode. The optimizes the module's electrical conductivity and durability.