Optosolar Large Area Solar Simulator Large Area Solar Simulator

Model: 
Large Area Solar Simulator
Make: 
Supplier: 

The solar simulator comprises a pulsed xenon lamp that simulates the solar spectrum and is representative of the ASTM spectrum (AM1.5, class A) that is also applicable to solar cell and photovoltaic module characterisation according to international standards. List of major components are as follows:

  • Lightsource: Xenon flash lamp,
  • Electronic hardware and load for current-voltage (IV) measurement,
  • Temperature measurements sensors,
  • Computer and associated hardware, and
  • Measurement and analysis software.
Status: 
Available
Condition: 
Good
Category: 
Other - Large Area Solar Simulator
Disciplines: 
Physics
Life Expectancy: 
15years
Location
Faculty: 
Science
Department: 
Physics
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Port Elizabeth
6031

Contact Person/s

Name: Prof Ernest van Dyk
Phone: +27 41-504-2259
Email: ernest.vandyk@nmmu.ac.za

Grantholder

Title: Dr
First Name: Ernest
Last Name: van Dyk
Phone: +27 41-504-2259
Email: ernest.vandyk@nmmu.ac.za
Funding Information
Equipment Price: 
R729,550
Year of Acquisition: 
2007