Evonik’s Center of Excellence for Analytics.
SERVICES FOR SOLAR ENERGY PRODUCTS
With extensive know-how and special advice, AQura GmbH, a subsidiary of Evonik Industries, supports its customers with its expertise in solutions to physical and chemical problems and in technical safety studies.
About 230 dedicated employees at the Hanau and Marl laboratory sites guarantee efficient solutions to customer-specific issues and requirements concerning all aspects of investigation of materials and substances.
As an accredited test laboratory, AQura offers a number of methods for surface analysis (XPS, SIMS, AFM, ATR-FTIR, TD-GCMS), material characterization SEM- and TEM-EDX, XRD, TGA-MS, NMR, Raman, GPC), and bulk material analysis (combustion analysis, XRF, IR, GDMS, and ICP-MS). Ultra-trace analysis can also be performed on high-purity starting materials and chemicals and other photovoltaic materials. Furthermore, film analysis by GDMS can detect traces of impurities as well as intentional doping in the films.