50 mm x 50 mm AAA solar simulator

Model : SS-F5-3A

Class AAA SS-F5-3A Steady-State Solar Simulator is designed in accordance with the standards of 

IEC 60904-9 and ASTM E927 to measure the efficiency for solar cells, 

of which the output beam size is 50 x 50 mm2. The optical fiber light guide enables the 

flexible illumination and also can be integrated into a glove box, which can exactly match your 

research needs.

SS-F5-3A can measure the current values from 0.1 mA to 1 A when equipped with the source meter,

it is applicable to any kind of solar cells measurements.

Item Specifications
AAA Steady-State Solar Simulator a. Beam Spot: 50 mm × 50 mm square area spot
b. Spectral Match: AM 1.5 G, <±25%, class A
c. Non-Uniformity of Irradiance: <±2%, class A
d. Temporal Instability: <±2%, class A
e. Irradiance mode: fiber light guide
f. 1 meter optical fiber
g. Light uniform system and light source system separation design
h. 300 W Xe lamp with optical reflector
i. Divergent Angle: <1 half degree
j. Active Fan cooling system with power-off-delay function
k. Can integration with glove box
l. Irradiance intensity: >1000 W/ m2 @ AM 1.5 G, up to 1200 W/ m2 (new lamp)
m. Optical Shutter
n. Overheating protection
o. Irradiance direction: horizontal or vertical
p. 3.5 inches LCD touch-panel display and PLC control
q. Lamp time display
r. Nonlinearity intensity output control system
s. Stepper motor drive
t. Adjustable in light intensity from 0% to 100%
u. Light adjustment resolution: 1%
v. Light intensity from 0.02 sun to 1 sun
w. Automatic light intensity calibration
x. User-defined different light intensity measurement
y. RS232 connection

Optional Model Optional Item Specifications
IVS-KA5000 IV Tracer Software a. Can be compatible with Keithley 24 XX mutimeter/ Agilent 29 XX/ Keithley 26 XX series source meter
b. Automatic I-V measurement function: can measure the parameters as following: Vmax/ Imax/ Isc/ Jsc/ Voc/ FF/ Pmax/ Efficiency/ Rs/ Rsh
c. Multiple data show in one picture
d. Quick-note function
e. Semi-log IV function
f. Support NI GPIB、USB and RS232
g. Support direct and pulse measurement mode
h. Forward and reverse voltage scan
i. One curve can be measured with two scan parameters
j. I-T measurement function
k. Automatic shutter control
l. Support traditional device structure and inverted device structure measurement
m. Automatic measurement data backup function
n. Measurement result can be saved as JPG and CSV
o. Tree-shaped data menu
p. Off-line data analysis
B2901A Source meter a. Keysight B2901a SMU
b. Supports one-channel configuration
c. Minimum source resolution: 1 pA /1 μV, Minimum measurement resolution: 100 fA/100 nV
d. Maximum output: 210 V, 3 A DC/10.5 A pulse
e. Arbitrary waveform generation and digitizing capabilities from 20 μs interval
IVCT Large current source meter a. 3 synchronous 16-bit channels for voltage, current, irradiance
b. Measurement resolution: <0.004% FSR
c. Measurement accuracy: < 0.1%
d. Voltage measurement range: ±20 V/ ±10 V/ ±5 V/ ±2.5 V/ ±1.25 V
e. Current measurement range: ±16 A/ ±8 A/ ±4 A/ ±2 A/ ±1 A
f. Data acquisition time: 10 ms~1000 ms
g. Forward and reverse scan
SRC-2020 Reference Cell a. Active area: 2 cm × 2 cm
b. KG5 filter (KG3, KG1, quartz filter)
c. Materials: mono-Si
d. Sensor: Pt 100 (4 wire)
e. Current: < 200 mA (4 wire)
f. Lemon connector x 2 (Female)
g. Cable with 4 C and male lemon connectors x 2
h. ISO 17025 certified NREL-traceable calibration report x 1
ES-S6 Manual thin film Sample Stage a. Standard manual sample stage
b. IC Clip x 2
c. 4-wire measurement with banana connector
d. 6 channels switch
e. Can measure 6 sub-cell (maximum)
SS-ST-SI Conductive plate sample stage a. 6 inches standard conductive plate stage
b. Two-stage vacuum function
c. 7 L/min vacuum pump
d. Z axis probe holder * 2
e. Probe * 2
f. Needle tip: 0.5 mm
g. Fixed platform for reference cell
h. 4 horizontal adjustment holder, range 30mm
i. BNC connecter
j. 4 wire test
SS-GI-DOWN Glove box used sample stage a. Suitable for light direction from down to top
b. Stage size 220 mm x 234.2 mm
c. IC clip Fixed magnet
d. Maximum support 6 sub cell in one ITO, the distance with each cell should be 2.54mm
e. Fixed platform for reference cell
f. Cable protective cover
g. Standard DB26 cable connector
h. KF40 flange sealed
i. Withstand current 2 A
j. 4-wire measurement
k. Stage with handle
l. Suitable for manual multiplexier
m. Suitable for automatic multiplexier
SS-GI-DB Glove box used back probe contact stage a. Suitable for light direction from down to top
b. Stage size: 220 mm x 200 mm
c. Back contact probe
d. Customize Spring probe position according to to sample
e. Maximum support sample size: 20 mm x 20 mm x 2 mm
f. Fixed platform for reference cell
g. Cable protective cover
h. Standard DB26 cable connector
i. KF40 flange sealed
j. Withstand current 2 A
k. 4-wire measurement
l. Suitable for manual multiplexier
m. Suitable for automatic multiplexier
SS-GI-PB Glove box used simple probe stage a. Suitable for light direction from down to top
b. Stage size: 402 mm x 230 mm x 41.6 mm
c. Z axis probe station * 2
d. Probe * 2
e. Cable protective cover
f. Standard DB26 cable connector
g. KF40 flange sealed
h. Withstand current 2 A
i. 4-wire measurement
j. Fixed platform for reference cell
k. Maximum support sample size: 10cm x 10 cm
GIV-M6 Manual multiplexer a. Size: L 195 mm x W 185 mm x H 60 mm
b. Standard 4mm banana connector
c. Standard DB26 co-axial cable connector
d. Banana connector can change to BNC connector
e. Withstand current 2 A
f. Aluminum frame
g. 6 sample channels
h. 1 reference cell IV channel
i. 1 reference cell RTD channel
j. Support 2-wire/4-wire measurement
k. Sample and reference cell channel switch
l. 4mm banana connector cable
GIV-A8 Automatic Multiplexer a. Size: L 220 mm x W 263.6 mm x H 179 mm
b. Can measure sub-cell automatically
c. Standard 4mm banana connector
d. Standard DB26 co-axial cable connector
e. Banana connector can change to BNC connector
f. Banana connector can change to BNC connector
g. Withstand current 2 A
h. RS232 and RS485 serial port transmission
i. Maximum 8 channels automatic IV test
j. Computer controlled automatic IV test
k. Support reference cell IV and RTD channel
l. Support 2-wire / 4-wire measurement
m. Support Baud Rate 2400, 4800, 9600, 19200, 38400
n. Support Modbus RTU
o. Can setup 0-255 system address
p. High switch speed, the switch time can reach 100 ms
SS-GI-FB Long optical fiber for glove box a. 3 meters long optical fiber
b. KF40 flange sealed
c. Protective gas leak design br />
Power supply requirement a. 110/220 V
b. 10 A
c. Single phase
d. 50/60 Hz

Graph 1. Custom light guide– downward


                                                                                     Beam spot
                                                                                    50 mm x 50mm

In compliance with IEC60904-9 standards:

Class A definition.

Graph 4. Non-uniformity of irradiance: SS-F5-3A is compliance with IEC60904-9 class A definition.

Graph 5. Temporal instability: SS-F5-3A is compliance with IEC 60904-9 class A definition.


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