Crystal Growth and Wafering Lab: Czochralski crystal puller; Inner diameter (ID) wafer saw; Ingot shaper, Wire-saw for silicon ingots; Walking Beam Furnace; Wafer polishing station; Wafer dicing machine.
Thin-film Deposition Lab: Plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition (PECVD), Low-pressure chemical vapor deposition (LPCVD), Electron-beam and Thermal evaporation, Radio frequency (RF) and DC sputtering.
Bulk Semiconductor and Thin-film Characterization Lab: Microwave Photoconductivity Decay Measurement (µ-PCD); Laser Beam Induced Currents (LBIC); Hall Effect Measurement; Four point probe; Non-contact Resistivity Mapping; Deep Level Transient Spetroscopy (DLTS); Spectroscopic Ellipsometry; Wide-band Spectrophotometer; Extended range Infra-red Spectrometer with Hyperion Microscope.
Nano-PV Lab: Specialized Glove-box and Wetbenches; Plasma and Thermal CVD tools for Nanowire Fabrication; Electron-beam Writing; Tools for Chemical Synthesis and Quantum-dot Embedded Layers; Centrifuge, titrator, shaker, high-speed shaker.
Nano-materials Characterization Lab: Steady-state and Lifetime Fluorimeter Photoluminescence (PL) System with Quantum Yield, Cryostat and Fluorescence Microscope; Electron Back-scatter Diffractometry (EBSD); Cathodoluminescence (CL); Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM); Electron Beam Induced Current (EBIC).
PV Device Fabrication Lab: High Temperature Four-stack Furnaces for Dopant Diffusion, Annealing, and Oxidation; Spin Casting Stations; Rapid Thermal Processor; Mask Aligner; Photolithography; Surface profilometer; Wet chemical Processing; Electro-chemical Etching Station; Reactive Ion Etcher; PECVD Thin-film Deposition; Anti-reflection Coatings.
PV Device Characterization Lab: Quantum Efficiency Measurement; Integrated Sphere Reflection; Probe Station; Dark Current-Voltage (I-V) Parametric Analyzer; High Frequency and Quasi-static Capacitance-Voltage (C-V) Measurement; Solar Simulator.
Screen-printing Metallization Lab: Semi-automatic Fine-line Screen-printer with full alignment capability; Drying Ovens; Infra-red Firing Furnaces.
High Throughput Processing Lab: Conveyor Belt Furnaces; Large Area Processing.
PV Module Fabrication Lab: Module laminator; Lay-up Table; EVA Optical Characterization.
Design and Simulation Software: Computing facilities; Design Tools for High Efficiency PV Device Architectures; Simulation Software for PV System Performance and PV-hybrids.