Equipment Internal to the Applied Sustainability Group[edit | edit source]

Major Equipment[edit | edit source]

and designed specifically for PV materials characterization:

Minor Equipment[edit | edit source]


ThermoFisher RTE-740 Thermal Bath

PV Measurements Inc. Class AAA Solar Simulator for light I-V, photoconductivity, dark IV

Equipment External to the Group[edit | edit source]

This is for links and lists of what universities have to offer so if we don't have the equipment we can out source to other universities to do the tests.

This is the NSERC grants for equipment.

http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/NSERC-CRSNG/FundingDecisions-DecisionsFinancement/ResearchGrants-SubventionsDeRecherche/ResultsGSC-ResultatsCSS_eng.asp [2009]

Available Equipment Relevant to PV at Queen's[edit | edit source]

From Chemistry - http://www.chem.queensu.ca/Facilities/ipem.asp[edit | edit source]

  • Scanning Auger Microscope (SAM)
  • X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS)
  • X-Ray Crystallography (between 90 and 300K)
  • Scanning Electron Micropscope (SEM)
  • Depth Profile Analysis
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • NMR
  • Atomic Force Microscope
  • Nano-indentor

From Physics[edit | edit source]

  • x-ray diffractometer (XRD) (robbie)
  • variable angle spectroscopic ellipsometer (robbie)
  • LEO 1530 field emission scanning electron microscope (SEM) (robbie)
  • atomic force microscope (AFM) (robbie)
  • custom-design glancing angle deposition system (robbie)

  • Scanning Tunneling microscopy
  • He-Cd UV/Blue Laser (jungao)
  • Keithley Source Measurement Units (two 237, one 238) (jungao)
  • Keithley Multimeters and Nanovoltmeter (jungao)
  • Ultra Precision Capacitance Bridge (jungao)
  • Minolta Luminance Meter (jungao)
  • Lock-in Amplifier (jungao)
  • Oceanoptics HR 2000 Spectrophotometer (jungao)
  • Hamamatsu Amplified Photodiodes (jungao)
  • UV/Ozone Substrate Cleaner and Ultrosonication Cleaners (jungao)
  • Oven and Analytical Balance (jungao)
  • Digital Stirring Hotplate and Spin Coater (jungao)
  • AM 1.5 Solar Simulator (jungao)
  • Turbo Pumping Stations (jungao)

  • nlinear optical microscope (Nunzi),
  • femtosecond infrared Er-fibre laser (Nunzi)
  • contineous visible solid state YAG-laser (Nunzi)
  • semiconductor parameters' analyser (Nunzi)

  • Laser (500-2200nm)(fraser)