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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 SystemDrafting 12/10/2013Region 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.Publication Process Started 12/23/2013Region 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.DRAFTING 04/18/2014Region 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.DRAFTING 04/18/2014Region 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.DRAFTING 04/18/2014Region 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.DRAFTING 04/18/2014Region 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.DRAFTING 04/18/2014Region of Action- Japan
5698
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The definition of byte order on communication line is not defined. Revise the following items accordingly.DRAFTING 04/18/2014Region of Action- Japan
5698
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Message extraction method from TCP data stream is not defined. Revise the following items accordingly.DRAFTING 04/18/2014Region of Action- Japan
5698
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Careless mix up of two handshake signals in table 2. Accordingly, revise table 2 as below.DRAFTING 04/18/2014Region of Action- Japan