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QE-R Quantum Efficiency System

PV / Solar Cell Quantum Efficiency Measurement Solutions

The Best Selling and Most Trustable QE / IPCE System in the World.

  QE-R quantum efficiency system is a PV cell tester which can provide cell’s EQE. IPCE, IQE and spectral response data accurately and rapidly. The quantum efficiency information provided by QE-R quantum efficiency system is commonly used by PV researchers to illustrate and study the device design, device performance, process improving, material bandgap, impurity or trap.

  Due to its high repeatability and accuracy of QE-R quantum efficiency system, metrology engineers also use QE-R quantum efficiency system to do spectral mismatch calculation and the uncertainty evaluation of PV conversion efficiency. QE-R quantum efficiency system is adopted by over 500 outstanding PV research laboratories and published over 1,000 SCI papers in the past 10 years, including many flag-ship journals like Nature, Science, Joule, and Advanced Materials et al.


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Advantages of Enlitech QE-R Quantum Efficiency Analyzer

Reliability and Trustworthiness

  • Enlitech is the only one quantum efficiency system manufacturer who is accredited by ISO 17025 certification on quantum efficiency calibration and testing.
  • More than 500 sets of QE-R quantum efficiency systems have been installed worldwide.
  • QE-R quantum efficiency system whose name is mentioned by more than 1,000 SCI journal papers.
  • The measurement quantum efficiency results of QE-R quantum efficiency system are widely adopted and cited by high impact factor journals.
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Typical journals cite quantum efficiency results of QE-R, such as Nature, Science, and Joule

Typical journals cite quantum efficiency results of QE-R, such as Nature, Science, and Joule.

Professional Assistance

  • More than ten years of experience in perovskite and organic solar cell quantum efficiency measurements since 2008.
  • Providing data verification and analyzing software help researchers quickly obtain physical parameters from quantum efficiency spectra.
  • The physical model of analyzing software is proven and adopted by many high impact factor journals.
  • Students do not have to worry about the journal review of the experimental part.
quantum efficiency system feature

Compact but Flexible

QE-R quantum efficiency system integrates all optical and mechanical components inside 60cm x 60cm x 60cm main body which includes electrical signal acquisition lock-in amplifiers. It saves a lot of laboratory space but keeps the flexibility for variety types of solar cell test fixtures, such as Si, thin film, tandem, CPV, CIGS, OPV, DSSC, Perovskite solar cells.

quantum efficiency system feature

Complete Glovebox Integration

QE-R quantum efficiency system provide easy and complete glovebox integration solutions. We already provided over 50 sets of integrated QE-R quantum efficiency system and solar simulators over the world with many different glovebox manufactures. We not only provide the hardware but also share experiences of accurate characterization inside the glovebox, which helps our customers to breakthrough the world efficiency records.

  • For single junction solar cells testing: Perovskite solar cells, Organic solar cells, Si HJT cells, TOP-Con cells, CIGS, CzTs, CdS, GaAs, thin-film cells.
  • For tandem solar cells testing: Perovskite / Si tandem cells, Perovskite / CIGS tandems cells, concentrated solar cells, III-V tandem solar cells.
  • Wavelength range: 300 ~ 1100 nm; 300~1800 nm; 300 ~ 2500 nm or customized
  • Provide the data in QE (quantum efficiency), PV-EQE (external quantum efficiency), IPCE (incident photon-to-electron conversion efficiency), SR (spectral response), IQE (internal quantum efficiency), Reflectance.
  • Compact and High Repeatability over 99.5%.
  • Two independent lock-in amplifiers (each one is dual-phase) which monitor the optical power and measure the device signal simultaneously.
  • Exclusive integrated computer-controlled signal switch can reduce cost for maintenance and consumables.
  • Exclusive glove-box integration capability.
  • Complying ATSM E 1021-15, ASTM E948, IEC 60904-8, IEC 60904-7, IEC 60904-1.
  • NIST-traceable SI traceable chain.
  • Exclusive EQE uncertainty evaluation report and quality control accredited by ISO / IEC 17025 for journal paper submission.
  • Various and customized sample test fixtures.
System Design
Quantum Efficiency System Design

IPCE / Quantum Efficiency Testing

Lamp Wavelength Range250nm~2500nm
Measuring Wavelength Range300nm~1100nm
Un-Repeatability ≦ 0.3%; 300nm~400nm
≦ 0.2%; 400nm~1000nm
≦ 0.3%; 1000nm~1100nm
Jsc Un-Repeatability ≦ 0.1%
Jsc Uncertainty≦ 0.2%
Light Instability (long time)≦ 0.2% (3hr)
Beam Spot Area1 x 1 QE-R mm2 3
Beam Incident Angle
Effective Working Distance> 10 cm
DSP Lock-in Amplifiera. Two sets of dual-phase lock-in amplifiers
b. < 25 us; Max acquisition speed
c. <1 us; delay time between two channels
c. RXYθ
e. QE-R 10的7次方; Gain
f. 10 V; Max input volateg
g. Noise filters
h. 4-channel multiplexer for signal switching
Light Intensity Monitora. 1 monitoring cell;
b. for light intensity measuring simultaneously
a. Absolute light intensity calibration
b. SR, EQE measuring
c. Auto in-situ Jsc(EQE) calculation
d. Auto Jsc(EQE) calculation at each wavelength
e. IQE calculation
f. Bandgap analysis
g. Data collecting and analyzing
h. Mismatch factor (MMF) calculation
i. Signal monitoring function
j. txt data format
Signal Oscilloscope a. Oscilloscope display
b. Time-domain and frequency-domain analyzing capability
c. Signal monitoring function; photo-current signal monitoring on DUT
IQE (option)
Reflectance (option)
Dark box600mm x 600mm x 600mm

  • Perovskite Solar Cell (PSC) Test
  • Organic Solar Cell (OSC, OPV) Test
  • Solar cell characterization
  • Bulk-Heterojunction phase separation study
  • Mismatch Factor (MMF) calculation
  • Short-circuit current density under AM spectrum Jsc(QE)
  • Processing control
quantum efficiency system

2018 OPV 15.6% World Record

In 2018, a new class of non-fullerene acceptor, Y6, is reported. Organic photovoltaics made from Y6 exhibited a high efficiency of 15.7 % which broke the OPV world record and reported by NREL’s Efficiency Chart. The Authors used Enlitech’s QE-R quantum efficiency system and Solar simulator to fine-tune the devices and achieved the records.

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2019 Perovskite 23.7% World Record

In 2019, ISCAS reported a certified 23.7% efficiency perovskite solar cell by improving the open circuit voltage and photocurrent. ISCAS adopted Enlitech’s QE-R quantum efficiency system and solar simulator for advancing and optimizing the performance of perovskite solar cells. QE-R quantum efficiency system help ISCAS identify the bandgap of perovskite composition and confirm the comparison between Jsc(QE) and Jsc(SS).

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2020 Perovskite 25.5% World Record

In 2020, UNIST in Korea reported a certified 25.5% perovskite solar cell on NREL’s Chart. UNIST installed Enlitech’s QE-R quantum efficiency system in 2019. In a very short time, UNIST broke the world record for perovskite solar cells. QE-R quantum efficiency system provides the spectral information of the perovskite composition and the insights into device performance improvement.

  QE-R solar cell quantum efficiency system is posted by Perovskite-info in 2021. Please check the link: “Enlitech – complete perovskite measurement and analysis systems.”

QE-R quantum efficiency system for perovskite solar cell is posted by Perovskite-infor
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Glovebox Quantum Efficiency Test

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What does “Dual Lock-in Amplifiers” mean in the specifications?

  QE-R has two independent lock-in amplifiers which are both two-phase (or dual-phase). By DSP IC technology, these two lock-in amplifiers can acquire DUT’s signals and Monitor detector signals simultaneously. The time delay between them is smaller than 1 ms which makes QE-R has the excellent repeatability ≥ 99.5%.

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