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SRI 6014 Calibrated Reference Photovoltaic Cell

Technical Contact:behrang.hamadani [at] nist.gov ( )Dr. Behrang Hamadani 

SRI 6014 is a packaged photovoltaic (PV) cell that is calibrated to give the irradiance spectral responsivity and the short circuit current, Isc, of a 20 mm PV cell under a well-defined reporting condition. The NIST PV cell calibration method is a primary method called the differential spectral responsivity technique, performed in irradiance mode, and has direct traceability to SI using other NIST calibrated specimens. The solar cell is mounted onto a small, printed circuit board and the board is fitted into the body of the housing with good thermal contact and a temperature sensor (thermocouple) for monitoring its temperature. It is also electrically wired in a 4-probe configuration and can be externally measured using a 4-probe cable. A clear or filtered glass window is epoxied to the top of the housing to protect the cell, and if filtered, for altering the input spectrum reaching the solar cell. NIST currently offers 6 different reporting conditions as outlined in the specification document. The customer must choose the reference reporting condition.

SRI 6014

Specifications Certificate (PDF format) 

The price listed below is for the individual instrument and does not include costs related to the final measurement calibration performed before delivery.  The related Calibration Service ID for the SRI are 39400C and 39410C. To obtain a quote for the instrument and calibration services, please contact Sales and Customer Service by phone at 301-975-2200 or email at srminfo [at] nist.gov.

 

6014

Calibrated Reference Photovoltaic Cell

 $2,700

Created October 25, 2021, Updated January 20, 2022