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Solar Simulation for

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Small Area Solar Simulation for

Small Area LED Solar Simulator

G2V Optics has crafted the pico LED 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.

Class AAA

Upgradable

Customizable

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Sunlight Simulating Light Source

The pico LED 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.

From $8,500 USD - $17,000 USD *

* price dependent on model

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 pico is a research-grade instrument for solar cell testing, photochemistry, and environmental testing. You choose a spectral range and upgrade to completely control spectrum & intensity, to measure photovoltaic IV characteristics, and to obtain low-resolution EQE measurements.

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 – AM40 and custom spectra available

Class A Spatial Uniformity

One 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

Benefits of LED Illumination

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Minimal Warm-up Time

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No Bulb Replacement

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No Explosive Bulb Failure

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No Manual Calibration

The Pico is the Only

Upgradable LED Solar Simulator

With 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 up to 26 tunable channels to replicate virtually any solar condition.

The module’s software-controlled, user-programmable spectrum enables users to simulate and conduct spectrum-specific research. Includes preset AM1.5G and AM0 to AM40 spectra for intensities from 0 to 1.1 suns.

+$6,000 USD

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Included with the Variable Spectra Module

One Click Sun™

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

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IV Module

Integrated data collection hardware and software for PV PCE measurement

The IV module will measure the performance of a solar cell and generate a characterization report with all electrical characteristics – following the ASTM E1021 test method standard.

Obtain fast and accurate measurements for your research cells with Current-Voltage testing, and enjoy the ease of a system that integrates all the necessary analysis and equipment.

+$6,500 USD

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Low-Resolution EQE Module

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

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

+$8,500 USD

Compare Pico Models

Various models to fit your research & testing needs

LAM-BASE

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Starting at $8,500

DIR-BASE

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Starting at $13,000

DIR-BASE-UV

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Starting at $17,000

DIR-BASE-NIR

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Starting at $17,000

DIR-BASE-UV-NIR

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Starting at $21,000

Exceeds Class AAA

To ASTM E927, IEC 60904-9, and JIC C8912 Standards

Exceeds Class AAA

To ASTM E927, IEC 60904-9, and JIC C8912 Standards

Exceeds Class AAA

To ASTM E927, IEC 60904-9, and JIC C8912 Standards

Class AAA

To ASTM E927, IEC 60904-9, and JIC C8912 Standards

Class AAA

To ASTM E927, IEC 60904-9, and JIC C8912 Standards

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400 nm - 1100 nm

Spectral Range

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400 nm - 1100 nm

Spectral Range

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350 nm - 1100 nm

Spectral Range

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400 nm - 1450 nm

Spectral Range

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350 nm - 1450 nm

Spectral Range

1 cm

Working Distance

7 cm

Working Distance

7 cm

Working Distance

3 cm

Working Distance

3 cm

Working Distance

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Illumination Area of 9 cm 2
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Illumination Area of 9 cm 2
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Illumination Area of 9 cm 2
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Illumination Area of 9 cm 2
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Illumination Area of 9 cm 2
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1.1 suns equivalent intensity

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1.1 suns equivalent intensity

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1.1 suns equivalent intensity

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1.1 suns equivalent intensity

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1.1 suns equivalent intensity

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Lambertian Optics

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Directed Optics

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Directed Optics

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Directed Optics

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Directed Optics

Starting at $8,500

Spectral Range:

400 nm – 1100 nm

ASTM E927, IEC 60904-9, and JIC C8912 Standards:

Exceeds Class AAA

Working Distance:

1 cm

Illumination Area:

9 cm 2

Irradiance:

1.1 Suns equivalent intensity

Optics:

Lambertian

Starting at $13,000

Spectral Range:

400 nm – 1100 nm

ASTM E927, IEC 60904-9, and JIC C8912 Standards:

Exceeds Class AAA

Working Distance:

7 cm

Illumination Area:

9 cm 2

Irradiance:

1.1 Suns equivalent intensity

Optics:

Directed

Starting at $17,000

Spectral Range:

350 nm – 1100 nm

ASTM E927, IEC 60904-9, and JIC C8912 Standards:

Exceeds Class AAA

Working Distance:

7 cm

Illumination Area:

9 cm 2

Irradiance:

1.1 Suns equivalent intensity

Optics:

Directed

Starting at $17,000

Spectral Range:

400 nm – 1450 nm

ASTM E927, IEC 60904-9, and JIC C8912 Standards:

Exceeds Class AAA

Working Distance:

3 cm

Illumination Area:

9 cm 2

Irradiance:

1.1 Suns equivalent intensity

Optics:

Directed

General Specifications

Technology
Continuous-wave (CW) solid-state light emitting diodes (LEDs)
Input Voltage

90 VAC – 240 VAC, 50 Hz – 60 Hz

Power Use

< 200 W

Materials

Powder-coated Aluminium

Mounts

1/4 – 20 or M6 Adapters

Weight
2.0 kg / 4.4 lbs illumination head, 2.8 kg / 6.2 lbs control box, 22.5 kg / 50.0 lbs support stand

Need to know more?

Download G2V Solar Simulation Brochure

For the latest information on the Pico small area solar simulator please download the LED Solar Simulation Brochure.  Included is everything you need to know about the Pico, as well as a complete specification sheet. If you would like to know more please get in touch.

To price and find out more about the Pico contact us below:

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