Testing & Characterisation

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The investigation and successful application of novel feedstock materials (n-type Si, solar grade Si), cell concepts and processing technologies requires a profound understanding of material and device physics. We therefore apply a wide range of testing and characterisation methods.

What we offer in this area:

  • Evaluating silicon feedstock in variable processing steps through characterisation of the solar cells made from the feedstock
  • Development and testing of novel processing tools
  • Running of simulations
  • Loss analysis of solar cells
  • Degradation tests and cell stabilisation
  • Development of new characterisation methods and equipment
  • Small sample production of special as well as partially processed solar cells for experimental purposes, applying customer-defined processing steps