The PAIOS/SETFOS package has been an asset to our research capability in CSIRO Energy and a key tool in our research and assessment of next generation thin-film photovoltaics, in particular organic and perovskite solar cells. One of the key points of differentiation – and a clear attraction – has been flexibility of the system and the ease in which user-defined experiments can be created. Our Team has appreciated the interaction with Fluxim and realised this has been much more than a transactional experience – we’ve formed a real partnership between developers and researchers. Over the past 2 years we have had the opportunity to suggest end-user modifications to the PAIOS system which have been genuinely considered and in most cases implemented in subsequent version updates. Such a client-developer relationship has been mutually beneficial, ultimately as an improved research tool, yet more than that it helped us build trust and respect as researchers.
Dr Gregory J. Wilson PhD, Research Group Leader | Solar Energy Systems, CSIRO Energy (Newcastle, Australia)
Paios is a great platform to comprehensively measure organic semiconductor devices. For us, it would have been much more difficult to obtain insight into physical processes without the Paios system. Together with complementary simulation from Setfos we learned a lot about our OPV and OLEC devices.
Sandra Jenatsch, EMPA, Dübendorf, Switzerland
We successfully characterized the transient response of silicon-based solar cells with this measurement system. For instance, we were able to determine the electron mobility and photo-carrier lifetime.
Prof. Dr. Seung Jae Baik,
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) South Korea
This automated measurement platform allows one to perform a series of measurements on organic solar cells within a matter of minutes, which otherwise would have taken days.
Tom van der Hofstad
Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Publications using Paios
Long Ye, Yuan Xiong, Sunsun Li, Masoud Ghasemi, Nrup Balar, Johnathan Turner, Abay Gadisa, Jianhui Hou, Brendan T. O’Connor, and Harald Ade
Takeshi Gotanda, Shigehiko Mori, Haruhi Oooka, Hyangmi Jung, Hideyuki Nakao, Kenji Todori, and Yutaka Nakai
Martin Thomas Neukom, Simon Züfle, Evelyne Knapp, Mohammed Makha, Roland Hany, Beat Ruhstaller
Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 169 (2017) 159–166
Simon Züfle, Stéphane Altazin, Alexander Hofmann, Lars Jäger, Martin T. Neukom, Tobias D. Schmidt, Wolfgang Brütting, Beat Ruhstaller, J. Appl. Phys. 121, 175501, 2017.
Msc thesis Martin Neukom, Jan 2016.
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S. Altazin, S. Züfle, E. Knapp, C. Kirsch, T.D. Schmidt, L. Jäger, Y. Noguchi, W. Brütting, B. Ruhstaller
Organic Electronics 39 (2016) 244-249
T. R. Andersen, F. Almyahi, N. A. Cooling, D. Elkington, L. Wiggins, A. Fahya, K. Feron, B. Vaughan, M. J. Griffith, A. J. Mozer, C. Saekung, G. G. Wallace, W. J. Belcher, and P. C. Dastoor.
Journal of Materials Chemistry A, DOI: 10.1039/x0xx00000x
N. A. Cooling, E. F. Barnes, F. Almyahi, K. Feron, M. Al-Mudhaffer, A. Al-Ahmad, B. Vaughan , T. R. Andersen , M. J. Griffith , A. S. Hart , A. G. Lyons , W. J. Belcher , P. C. Dastoor, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016.
Sandra Jenatsch, Lei Wang, Matia Bulloni, Anna Christina Véron, Beat
Ruhstaller, Stéphane Altazin, Frank Alain Nüesch, and Roland Hany
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces,
S. Züfle, M. T. Neukom, S. Altazin, M. Zinggeler, M. Chrapa, T. Offermans, B. Ruhstaller, Adv. Energy Mater., 1500835, 2015.
R. Steim, P. Chabrecek, U. Sonderegger, B. Kindle-Hasse, W. Siefert, T. Kroyer, P. Reinecke, T. Lanz, T. Geiger, R. Hany and F. Nüesch, Appl. Phys. Lett. 106, 193301 (2015).
H. Zhang, A. Borgschulte, F. A. Castro, R. Crockett, A. C. Gerecke, O. Deniz, J. Heier, S. Jenatsch, F. Nüesch, C. Sanchez-Sanchez, A. Zoladek-Lemanczyk, R. Hany, Adv. Energy Mater, 5 (2014).
S. Jenatsch, R. Hany, A.C. Véron, M. Neukom, S. Züfle, A. Borgschulte, B. Ruhstaller, F. Nüesch, J. Phys. Chem. C, 118 (30), 17036, 2014.
M. Eck, C.V. Phama, S. Züfle, M. Neukom, M. Seßler, D. Scheunemann, E. Erdem, S. Weber, H. Borchert, B. Ruhstaller, M. Krüger, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16 (24) 12251, 2014.
M.T. Neukom, S. Züfle, B. Ruhstaller, Organic Electronics 13, 2012.
M. Neukom, N.A. Reinke, B. Ruhstaller, Solar Energy 85, 1250, 2011.