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Photovoltaic (PV) - Materials

4675ANew Standard: Test Method for the Measurement of Elemental Impurity Concentrations in Silicon Feedstock for Silicon Solar Cells By Bulk Digestion, Inductively Coupled-Plasma Mass SpectrometryFailed Technical Review and Returned to TF 10/26/2011Region of Action- NA
4675BNew Standard: Test Method for the Measurement of Elemental Impurity Concentrations in Silicon Feedstock for Silicon Solar Cells By Bulk Digestion, Inductively Coupled-Plasma Mass SpectrometryFailed Technical Review and Returned to TF 10/31/2012Region of Action- NA
4675CNew Standard: Test Method for the Measurement of Elemental Impurity Concentrations in Silicon Feedstock for Silicon Solar Cells By Bulk Digestion, Inductively Coupled-Plasma Mass SpectrometryPublished as SEMI PV49-0613 06/28/2013Region of Action- NA
4726ANew Standard: Test Methods for Measuring Resistivity or Sheet Resistance with a Single-Sided Noncontact Eddy-Current GaugePublished as SEMI PV28-0212 02/24/2012Region of Action- NA
5095ANew Standard: Specifications for 2-Propanol, Used In Photovoltaic ApplicationsPublished as SEMI PV30-0212 02/10/2012Region of Action- NA
5111New Standard: Test Method for Spectrally Resolved Reflective and Transmissive Haze of Transparent Conducting Oxide (TCO) Films for PV ApplicationPublished as SEMI PV31-0212 02/24/2012Region of Action- NA
5156ANew Standard: Specifications for Hydrogen Peroxide, Used In Photovoltaic ApplicationsPublished as SEMI PV36-0912 09/18/2012Region of Action- NA
5157ANew Standard: Specifications for Sulfuric Acid, Used In Photovoltaic ApplicationsPublished as SEMI PV33-0212 02/10/2012Region of Action- NA
5158New Standard: Specification for Anti-Reflective-Coated Glass, Used in Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic ModulesFailed Technical Review and Returned to TF 04/04/2012Region of Action- NA
5158ANew Standard: Specification for Anti-Reflective-Coated Glass, Used in Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic ModulesFailed Technical Review and Returned to TF 07/11/2012Region of Action- NA
5242New Standard: Guide for Fluorine (F2), Used In Photovoltaic ApplicationsFailed Technical Review and Returned to TF 04/04/2012Region of Action- NA
5242ANew Standard: Guide for Fluorine (F2), Used In Photovoltaic ApplicationsPublished as SEMI PV37-0912 09/18/2012Region of Action- NA
5330New Standard:Test Method for In-Line Measurement of Cracks in PV Silicon Wafers by Dark Field Infrared ImagingPublished as SEMI PV39-0912 09/18/2012Region of Action- Europe
5331New Standard: Test Method for In-Line Measurement of Saw Marks on PV Silicon Wafers by a Light Sectioning TechniqueFailed Technical Review and Returned to TF 03/28/2012Region of Action- Europe
5331ANew Standard: Test Method for In-Line Measurement of Saw Marks on PV Silicon Wafers by a Light Sectioning Technique Using Multiple Line SegmentsPublished as SEMI PV40-0912 09/25/2012Region of Action- Europe
5332New Standard: Test Method for In-Line, Non-Contact Measurement of Thickness and Thickness Variation of Silicon Wafers for PV Applications Using Capacitive ProbesFailed Technical Review and Returned to TF 03/28/2012Region of Action- Europe
5332ANew Standard: Test Method for In-Line, Non-Contact Measurement of Thickness and Thickness Variation of Silicon Wafers for PV Applications Using Capacitive ProbesPublished as SEMI PV41-0912 09/18/2012Region of Action- Europe
5333New Standard: Test Method for In-Line Measurement of Waviness of PV Silicon Wafers by a Light Sectioning Technique Using Multiple Line SegmentsPublished as SEMI PV42-0113 01/25/2013Region of Action- Europe
5334Revision of SEMI PV18-0811, Guide for Specifying a Photovoltaic Connector RibbonFailed Technical Review and Returned to TF 03/28/2012Region of Action- Europe
5334ARevision of SEMI PV18-0811, Guide for Specifying a Photovoltaic Connector RibbonPublished 09/25/2012Region of Action- Europe
5335Revision of SEMI PV19-0811, Guide for Testing Photovoltaic Connector Ribbon CharacteristicsPublished 07/31/2012Region of Action- Europe
5381Auxiliary Information: Photovoltaic and Semiconductor Shared Gases and Liquid Chemical StandardsAuxiliary Information Published 07/20/2012Region of Action- NA
5387Line Items Revision to SEMI PV17-0312, Specification for Virgin Silicon Feedstock Materials for Photovoltaic ApplicationsSee Line Items Below Region of Action- Europe
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Add “SEMI PV25, Test Method for Simultaneously Measuring Oxygen, Carbon, Boron and Phosphorous in Solar Silicon Wafers and Feedstock by Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry” to section 4.1Published 10/15/2012Region of Action- Europe
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Replace in Table 1, column “Measurement Methods”, in lines 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 and 2.4 “SIMS” by “PV25”.Published 10/15/2012Region of Action- Europe
5391Auxiliary Information: Research Report On Interlaboratory Study To Establish Precision Statements For SEMI PV13, Test Method For Contactless Excess-Charge-Carrier Recombination Lifetime Measurement In Silicon Wafers, Ingots, And Bricks Using An Eddy-Current SensorAuxiliary Information Published 10/18/2012Region of Action- NA
5394New Standard: Test Method for QSS Microwave PCD measurements of Carrier Decay and Lifetime Drafting 04/12/2012Region of Action- NA
5432New Standard: Test Method for In-Line Characterization of PV Silicon Wafers by Using PhotoluminescencePublished as SEMI PV51-0214 02/14/2014Region of Action- Europe
5433New Standard: Test Method for In-Line Characterization of PV Silicon Wafers Regarding Grain SizePublished as SEMI PV52-0214 02/14/2014Region of Action- Europe
5434New Standard: Test Method for In-Line Measurement of Lateral Dimensional Characteristics of Square and Pseudo-Square PV Silicon WafersPublished as SEMI PV46-0613 06/12/2013Region of Action- Europe
5436Auxiliary Information: Results of Round Robin for SEMI PV10-Test Method for Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis (INAA) of Silicon Auxiliary Information Published 02/20/2013Region of Action- Europe
5438New Standard: Test Method for the Measurement of Oxygen Concentration in PV Silicon Materials for Silicon Solar Cells by Inert Gas Fusion Infrared Detection MethodPublished as SEMI PV43-0113 01/31/2013Region of Action- NA
5439Line Item Revision to SEMI PV13-1111, Test Method for Contactless Excess-Charge-Carrier Recombination Lifetime Measurement in Silicon Wafers, Ingots, and Bricks Using an Eddy-Current SensorSee Line Items Below Region of Action- NA
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Revision proposed here adds references to this study in the Reference Material section and adds a precision statement based on the study to the Uncertainty section.Published 08/21/2013Region of Action- NA
5502Line Item Revision to SEMI PV39-0912, Test Method for In-Line Measurement of Cracks in PV Silicon Wafers by Dark Field Infrared ImagingSee Line Items Below Region of Action- Europe
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Add note to Figure 1: Camera also may be below the wafer and the projector above the wafer.Published 05/30/2013Region of Action- Europe
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Remove “in red and” from the heading of Table 2.Published 05/30/2013Region of Action- Europe
5530New Standard: Specification for Orientation Fiducial Marks for PV Silicon WafersPublished as SEMI PV48-0613 06/12/2013Region of Action- Europe
5531Line Item Revision to SEMI PV40-0912, Test Method for In-Line Measurement of Saw Marks on PV Silicon Wafers by a Light Sectioning Technique Using Multiple Line SegmentsSee Line Items Below Region of Action- Europe
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Replace in 14.3.5.3 yl,n(x) by yu,n(x) and in 14.3.5.4 yu,n(x) by yl,n(x).Publication Process Started 05/01/2013Region of Action- Europe
5532New Standard: Test Method for Measurement of Cracks in PV Silicon Wafers in PV Modules by Laser ScanningDrafting 04/18/2014Region of Action- Japan
5565Line Item Revision to PV42-0113, Test Method for In-Line Measurement of Waviness on PV Silicon Wafers by a Light Sectioning Technique Using Multiple Line SegmentsSee Line Items Below Region of Action- Europe
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Replace in 14.3.5.3 yl,n(x) by yu,n(x) and in 14.3.5.4 yu,n(x) by yl,n(x).Published 03/28/2014Region of Action- Europe
5608Line Item Revision to SEMI PV13-0813, Test Method for Contactless Excess-Charge-Carrier Recombination Lifetime Measurement in Silicon Wafers, Ingots, and Bricks Using an Eddy-Current SensorSee Line Items Below Region of Action- NA
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Add sections A2-3 and A2-3.1 and associated footnotes (26, 27 and 28).Passed Technical Review - Awaiting Procedural Review 04/02/2014Region of Action- NA