Method for fitting contact wires to a surface of a photovoltaic cell, photovoltaic cell, photovoltaic module, arrangement for fitting contact wires to a surface of a photovoltaic cell

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PATENT NO

9076922

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20110253191A1

SERIAL NO

13087434

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In various embodiments, a method for fitting contact wires to a surface of a photovoltaic cell is provided. The method may include: feeding the contact wires to a contact wire positioning and placement device, wherein the contact wire positioning and placement device comprises a plurality of nozzles or eyes, wherein at least one contact wire is in each case passed through a respective nozzle or eye, for positioning and placement thereof onto the surface of the photovoltaic cell; positioning and placing the contact wires on the surface of the photovoltaic cell by means of the contact wire positioning and placement device; and attaching the contact wires to the surface of the photovoltaic cell.

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SOLARWORLD INNOVATIONS GMBHPALO ALTO, CA, DE33

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Hahn, Harald Dresden, DE 21 34
Koch, Christian Poehl, DE 38 226
Krause, Andreas Radebeul, DE 67 158
Kutzer, Martin Penig, DE 19 15
Storbeck, Olaf Dresden, DE 27 41

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