Interuniversity Micro Electronic Center
Energy Engineering Facilities (non nuclear)
Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Mathematics
Residents can work together with the imec-team in the facilities.
Allows to scale up to device sizes of 15x15cm² Equipped with all processing steps needed for the fabrication and characterization of state-of-the-art thin-film hybrid and organic solar cells: - Exhaust hoods - Ovens and hotplates - Cleaning stations, purification column for zone-purification of small organic molecules - High-vacuum evaporation chambers with multiple sources integrated with oxygen- and humidity-controlled gloveboxes - Atmosphere-controlled chambers (inert nitrogen to high oxygen) and humidity levels - Temperature-controlled chambers - Light-controlled chambers (AM1.5 solar simulator), mimicking indoor lighting conditions for performance testing - Multi-step programmable 8-inch spin coater, blade and spray coaters - Screen and inkjet printers - Scribing and dispensing tools to process and encapsulate monolithic modules with adjacent cells interconnected in series on a single substrate.