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Polysilicon rod grown on tube filament

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U.S.-based GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) for the first time showcased polysilicon rods grown on tube filaments at SNEC, the world’s largest solar trade show, in Shanghai in late May.

Polysilicon tube filaments from GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT)

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Equipment supplier GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) has developed tube filaments as an alternative to conventional slim rods for more efficient deposition of silicon from trichlorosilane in rod reactors.