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This is a multi-user, fee-based facility that includes a line of state-of-the-art tools and instruments for solution-based fabrication of electronic and optoelectronic devices, including polymer- and perovskite-based photovoltaic cells, and for characterization of their performance. The laboratory also offers a range of analytical techniques for characterization of optical, electronic structure, electrical, and electrochemical properties of materials.

  • Ultraviolet Photoelectron Spectroscopy (UPS)
  • Impedance spectroscopy
  • UV-vis-NIR and photoluminescence spectrometers
  Campus Users Other Academic Institutions Industry
Unassisted Use - Hourly Rates
Omicron UPS $40 $50 $100
Shimadzu UV vis NIR Spectrometer $10 $12.50 $20
PTI PL Spectrometer $10 $12.50 $20
SCS Spin Coater $5 $7.50 $10
Mbraun Thermal Evaporator $15 $20 $40
Oriel Solar Simulator $15 $20 $30
Newport QE Station $10 $15 $20
Basic CV Instrument $10 $12.50 $20
TOF Instrument $30 $40 $50
Agilent Impedance Analyzer $15 $20 $40
Oriel Solar Simulator 2 $15 $20 $30
  Campus Users Other Academic Institutions Industry
Assisted Use - Hourly Rates
Omicron UPS $60 $75 $200
Shimadzu UV vis NIR Spectrometer $15 $18.75 $40
PTI PL Spectrometer $15 $18.75 $40
SCS Spin Coater $7.50 $11.25 $20
Mbraun Thermal Evaporator $22.50 $30 $80
Oriel Solar Simulator $22.50 $30 $60
Newport QE Station $15 $22.50 $40
Basic CV Instrument $15 $18.75 $40
TOF Instrument $60 $60 $100
Agilent Impedance Analyzer $30 $30 $80
Oriel Solar Simulator 2 $22.50 $30 $60
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Material Charges
Materials for Electronic Device Fabrication $1000/annual $100/day $250/day
Materials for UPS Sample Fabrication $200/annual $50/day $100/day
Supplied Materials for Thermal Evaporation (Au) $50/pellet $50/pellet $50/pellet.
Supplied Materials for Thermal Evaporation (Ag)
($50 minimum)
$5/pellet $5/pellet $5/pellet
ITO Substrates $3/pc $3/pc $4/pc
Other Materials Used
(gold, silver, etc.)
at cost at cost at cost
Rates are subject to change, contact facility to verify current fees.
Updated March 13, 2017

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Location

B523, B524 Silvio O. Conte National Center for Polymer Research
University of Massachusetts Amherst
120 Governors Drive
Amherst, MA 01003

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