Stress test unit

Overview

The Stress test unit is an advanced solar cell and (O)LED lifetime measurement system. It consists of up to 32 parallel stressing channels distributed across 4 airtight weathering chambers. Each sample has individual temperature (and illumination) control. Wide range of stressing techniques inside a highly-controlled experimental environment, full automation and a possibility of interfacing Stress test unit with Paios for in-depth degradation analysis, make it a primary choice for researchers that want to understand the degradation behavior of their devices.

We offer a flexible design compatible with samples of various layout. Both top and bottom-emitting (O)LEDs are compatible.

PV, (O)LED and hybrid configurations available.


Specifications

Up to 32 devices in 4 independent airtight chambers equipped with humidity sensors
Maximum Voltage 10V
Maximum current 20 mA /channel
Full temperature control 0 - 150°C
Sample size Up to 2 inch

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Advantages

  • Design customized to customer's sample layout (multiple layouts possible with each system)
  • Modular: connect several systems together
  • Compatible with atmosphere-controlling equipment
  • User-friendly software for automatic control and parameter extraction

For OLEDs

  • Constant current, constant light, constant voltage
  • Bottom and top emitter- compatible
  • In-situ spectrometer available (extra module)
  • Luminescence measurements
  • Patented OLED accelerated ageing and lifetime estimation integrated

For solar cells

  • Maximum power point tracking, constant voltage/current
  • Two-colour LED illumination with UV (configurable)
  • >10 sun equivalent illumination for accelerated testing
  • In-situ UV-vis absorption possible for bleaching detection (extra spectrometer module)
  • In-situ PL and EL measurements possible 

In combination with Paios, repeated full characterization of the devices can be automatically performed including: 

  • J-V curves
  • Transient measurements (CELIV, DLTS, TPV, TPC, ...)
  • Impedance spectroscopy / CV
  • IMPS / IMVS (for solar cells)
  • All measurements as function of temperature
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