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G2V Optics has crafted the pico small area solar simulator to provide truly controllable illumination, complete with software-controlled spectra, traceable calibration, all with no bulbs, filters, or moving parts. The pico can replicate any terrestrial or extraterrestrial solar spectra including AM1.5G, AM0 – AM10, and geography-, season-, or time-specific spectra with the click of a button.

Small Area Solar Simulator Features

Class AAA

Upgradable

Customizable

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Sunlight Simulating Light Source

The pico solar simulator starts off with the standard ASTM AM1.5G spectrum of 400 nm – 1100 nm. Other factory custom-built options are available when ordering your pico, and various modules can also be added as an upgrade to your pico after the initial purchase.

Pricing Starting From $7,000.00 USD

Enabling Solar Innovations For

"The G2V pico has become a core tool in our research providing both the versatility and reliability that we need."
- Jillian Buriak (University of Alberta - Buriak Research Group, Professor of Chemistry, Editor-in-Chief - ACS Chemistry of Materials)

The pico is designed to grow with your research needs

The research-grade instrument for solar cell testing, photochemistry, and environmental testing.  You choose a spectral range and upgrade to complete spectra & intensity control, photovoltaic IV measurement, and EQE characterization.

Class

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Class A Spectral Match

AM1.5G spectral match exceeds ASTM E927 requirements by a factor of 5x.  Variable spectra with preset AM0 – AM10 and custom spectra available.

Class A Spatial Uniformity

1 sun-equivalent irradiance area of 9 cm² with spatial non-uniformity < 2%.

Class A Temporal Stability

Temporal Instability of 0.2% exceeds Class A requirements by 10x

LED Compared to Xenon Solar simulators

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No Bulb Changes

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No Warm Up Time

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No Maintenance

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The ONLY Upgradable LED Solar Simulator

3 Upgrade Modules Available

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Variable Spectra Module

Including One-Click Sun Software

The Variable Spectra module unlocks full spectral control with software-controlled intensity manipulation. This upgrade enables control of 28 wavelengths to replicate virtually any solar condition.

Software-controlled, user-programmable solar spectra enables users to simulate and conduct spectra-specific research. Includes preset AM1.5G and AM0 to AM10 spectra for 0 to 1.1 suns intensity.

+$5,000.00

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One-Click Sun™ Software enables users to replicate irradiance and spectrum based on geography, season, and time of day.  Our software was crafted to ensure simple, configurable and accurate use of our products.

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IV Module

Integrated data collection hardware and software for PV PCE measurement

The IV module will measure the performance of solar cells and generate a characterization report showing all electrical characteristics with curve fitting for error analysis – following the standard test method defined by ASTM E1021. Obtain rapid, accurate and efficient measurements for your research devices with Current-Voltage testing. 

+$5,250.00

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EQE Module

Integrated data collection hardware and software for low-resolution EQE measurement

The EQE module provides wavelength resolved measurements of your device’s performance under active conditions. Following the standard test method defined by ASTM E1021, the External Quantum Efficiency module allows you to gain insight into the factors limiting performance in your devices. 

+$7,000.00

Your pico - Configured to fit your research & testing needs

Factory-built options you can include when building your pico solar simulator: 

Extend your wavelength bandwidth 365 nm – 400 nm.

+ $3,000.00

Extend your wavelength bandwidth 1100 nm – 1450 nm.

+ $3,000.00

Choose the emission angle that fits your research environment.

(1 cm, 7 cm, or 16.5 cm)

+ $4,000.00 – $8,000.00

Replace aluminium housing with a protective teflon housing for acidic and basic solutions.

+ $3,000.00

Fix your pico upright with a durable aluminum stand.

+ $2,000.00

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