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International Journal of Photoenergy
Volume 2015, Article ID 404915, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/404915
Research Article

Water Soluble Aluminum Paste Using Polyvinyl Alcohol for Silicon Solar Cells

1Department of Electric Engineering and Computer Sciences, Graduate School of Engineering, University of Hyogo, Shosha 2167, Himeji, Hyogo 671-2280, Japan
2JAPAN VAM & POVAL Co. Ltd., Chikukou Shinmachi 3-11-1, Nishiku, Sakai, Osaka 592-8331, Japan
3Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd., Ohtemachi 2-6-1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0004, Japan
4Daiwa Sangyo Co. Ltd., 3-4-11 Nakayasui, Sakai, Osaka 590-0063, Japan

Received 12 November 2014; Revised 16 January 2015; Accepted 19 January 2015

Academic Editor: Vincenzo Augugliaro

Copyright © 2015 Abdullah Uzum 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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