SEMI International Standards
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This page provides a the status of documents being worked on by various Task Forces in the SEMI International Standards program.

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Photovoltaic (PV) - Automation

4804New Standard: Specification for Horizontal Communication between Equipment for Photovoltaic Fabrication SystemFailed Technical Review and Returned to TF 07/21/2011Region of Action- Europe
4804ANew Standard: Specification for Horizontal Communication between Equipment for Photovoltaic Fabrication SystemPublished as SEMI PV35-1012 10/26/2012Region of Action- Europe
5074New Standard: Specification for Front Surface Marking of PV Silicon Wafers with Two-Dimensional Matrix SymbolsPublished as SEMI PV29-0212 02/10/2012Region of Action- Europe
5152New Standard: Specification for Marking of PV Silicon Brick Face and PV Wafer EdgePublished as SEMI PV32-0312 03/22/2012Region of Action- Europe
5153New Standard: Data Definition Specification for a Horizontal Communication Between Equipment for Photovoltaic Fabrication SystemPassed Technical Review - Awaiting Procedural Review 06/05/2014Region of Action- Europe
5223New Subordinate Standard: “Media Interface Specifications for a Horizontal Communication between Equipment for Larger Sized Substrate Oriented Photovoltaic Fabrication System” to Be Used to Implement SEMI PV35Failed Technical Review and Returned to TF 04/12/2013Region of Action- Japan
5223ARevision to add a new Subordinate Standard: Media Interface Specifications for a Horizontal Communication between Equipment to SEMI PV35, Specification for Horizontal Communication Between Equipment for Photovoltaic Fabrication SystemPublished as SEMI PV35.1-0114 01/31/2014Region of Action- Japan
5296Auxiliary Information: List of suppliers of Si bricks, Si wafers and photovoltaic c-SI solar cells for use in the PV industryAuxiliary Information Published 07/31/2012Region of Action- Europe
5338New Standard: Practice for Assigning Identification Numbers to PV Si Wafer and Solar Cell ManufacturersPublished as SEMI PV34-0712 07/20/2012Region of Action- Europe
5388Revision to SEMI PV34-0712 with Title Change To: Practice for Assigning Identification Numbers to PV Si Brick, Wafer and Solar Cell ManufacturersPublished 02/15/2013Region of Action- Europe
5418Revision of SEMI PV29-0212, Specification for Front Surface Marking of PV Silicon Wafers with Two-Dimensional Matrix Symbols Failed Technical Review and Returned to TF 10/08/2012Region of Action- Europe
5631Line Item Revision to SEMI PV35-1012, Specification for Horizontal Communication Between Equipment for Photovoltaic Fabrication SystemSee Line Items Below Region of Action- Japan
5631
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Add new state “Sf14: End Check” to the state model of Material Handoff Handshake which is a substate of Material Send Active, Material Swap Active and Material Receive Active states. Revise the following items in accordance with this addition of new state.Published 04/25/2014Region of Action- Japan
5697Line Item Revisions to SEMI PV35-0114, Specification for Horizontal Communication between Equipment for Photovoltaic Fabrication SystemSee Line Items Below Region of Action- Japan
5697
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In the Material Handoff Handshake State Model, relationship between the state Sf00 to Sf09 and the signals ST0 to STcomp is not aligned and causes a lot of misinterpretations. Also, Pause Takeover sequence for Slave Port is not specified in PAUSE sequence. Revise the following items accordingly.Passed Technical Review - Awaiting Procedural Review 06/27/2014Region of Action- Japan
5697
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Byte order on communication line is not specified precisely but recommended as endian, and it causes mismatch between different equipment suppliers. Accordingly, revise section7.3.5 as below.Failed Technical Review and Returned to TF 06/27/2014Region of Action- Japan
5697
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In the sequence of Mode Resolution, the validation timing of received Material Data is not specified. Revise the following items accordingly.Passed Technical Review - Awaiting Procedural Review 06/27/2014Region of Action- Japan
5697
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There is a miss-definition of trigger signal state in Table 13. Revise the following items accordingly.Passed Technical Review - Awaiting Procedural Review 06/27/2014Region of Action- Japan
5698Line Item Revisions to SEMI PV35.1-0114, Media Interface Specifications for a Horizontal Communication between EquipmentSee Line Items Below Region of Action- Japan
5698
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The definition how to connect and maintain sessions of TCP are not specified. Revise the following items accordingly.Failed Technical Review and Returned to TF 06/27/2014Region of Action- Japan
5698
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The definition of byte order on communication line is not defined. Revise the following items accordingly.Passed Technical Review - Awaiting Procedural Review 06/27/2014Region of Action- Japan
5698
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Message extraction method from TCP data stream is not defined. Revise the following items accordingly.Passed Technical Review - Awaiting Procedural Review 06/27/2014Region of Action- Japan
5698
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Careless mix up of two handshake signals in table 2. Accordingly, revise table 2 as below.Passed Technical Review - Awaiting Procedural Review 06/27/2014Region of Action- Japan