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International Journal of Photoenergy
Volume 2013, Article ID 951303, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/951303
Research Article

Evaluation of a New Acid Solution for Texturization of Multicrystalline Silicon Solar Cells

1Department of Systems Design Engineering, Seikei University, 3-3-1 Kichijoji-Kitamachi, Musashino, Tokyo 180-8633, Japan
2Nippon Kasei Chemical Co., Ltd., Onahama, Iwaki, Fukushima 971-8101, Japan

Received 24 July 2013; Accepted 11 September 2013

Academic Editor: Minjoong Yoon

Copyright © 2013 Ryosuke Watanabe et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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