Polysilicon production technologies in a volatile market

Published: November 30, 2012

By Johannes Bernreuter, Founder and Head, Bernreuter Research

A record-low spot price in the wake of oversupply and the aggressive cost-reduction roadmap of the PV industry are putting polysilicon producers under pressure to bring down their manufacturing costs. With the dominant Siemens process approaching a limit for further cost cuts, technologies based on the deposition from monosilane (SiH4) have now become the focus of attention.

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