Facilities

Deposition and coating of CdTe, Si and III-V structures, Transparent Conducting Oxides. Expertise in optoelectronic materials including electrical and optical characterisation. For details on other applications please contact d.a.lamb@swansea.ac.uk

 Cell and Module Manufacture

  • 5 Metal Organic Chemical Vapour Deposition reactors
  • In-line MOCVD reactor
  • Inkjet printer
  • Evaporators
  • Spin Coater

Materials characterisation

  • Scanning Electron Microscope with EDAX
  • Optical microscopy
  • UV/visible optical spectroscopy
  • Profilometer

Solar Cell Testing

  • Solar Simulator Class A
  • Four-point resistivity probe
  • Hall effect measurement
  • Bentham spectral response IQE and EQE
  • micro Laser Beam Induced Current imaging

Real World Testing

  • Thin Film PV Wall (CIGS)
  • Outdoor Test Site
  • Weather Station
  • Environmental Chamber
  • Light Soaker

If you are interested in working with CSER on a collaborative project, please contact the centre on 01745 535 238 or e-mail d.a.lamb@swansea.ac.uk