Irvine, CA - October 14, 2009 - Newport Corporation's Oriel® Instruments division announces the Oriel IQE-200, the innovative instrument that permits simultaneous measurements of both the external quantum efficiency (EQE) and the internal quantum efficiency (IQE) of solar cells, detectors, or any photon-to-charge converting devices. Newport's new IQE-200 integrated measurement system is an innovative, patent-pending design incorporating novel detector geometry which splits the beam, allowing for concurrent measurements.
The photovoltaic cell measurement system combines a rugged and durable Oriel light source, a monochromator, advanced sensor technology, and related electronics and software. The Oriel QE Commander software, pre-loaded on a PC, is designed to control all the components and accessories, providing a simultaneous, real-time readout of EQE and IQE in a single measurement with the press of one button. The pre-configured, calibrated assembly with 4-channel data acquisition for very rapid measurement is a turnkey solution. The AC measurements are performed in accordance with ASTM 1021-06 guidelines, offering reliable operation and easy installation with minimal setup time.
The cost-effective, Oriel IQE-AC-QTH-SI is the first product in the IQE-200 family of Newport-Oriel systems for measuring total solar cell quantum efficiencies. It is ideal for the measurement of silicon-based cells, both amorphous and mono/poly crystalline, thin film cells, copper indium gallium diselenide (CIGS), cadmium telluride (CdTe), and more.
For more information about Newport's new PV measurement system, please visit: www.newport.com/IQE-200
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Email: ed.manke at newport dot com
About Newport Corporation
Newport Corporation is a leading global supplier of advanced-technology products and systems to customers in the scientific research, microelectronics manufacturing, aerospace and defense/security, life and health sciences and precision industrial manufacturing markets. Newport's innovative solutions leverage its expertise in high-power semiconductor, solid-state and ultrafast lasers, photonics instrumentation, sub-micron positioning systems, vibration isolation, optical subsystems and precision automation to enhance the capabilities and productivity of its customers' manufacturing, engineering and research applications. Newport is part of the Standard & Poor's SmallCap 600 Index and the Russell Microcap Index.