Quokka 2 settings file generator

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Description: Simulate a device which has an emitter contact on the front and a base contact on the rear.
Vary inputs:
Solve for:
Set voltage: V
Set voltage: V
Set current: mA/cm2
Start voltage: V
Stop voltage: V
Step voltage: ΔV
Start Suns: Suns
Stop Suns: Suns
Step Suns: ΔSuns
Start λ: nm
Stop λ: nm
Step λ: Δnm
Solve unit cell: (faster)

Unit cell dimensions

Cell thickness (Z): μm
Front width (X): μm
Rear width (X): μm
Cell depth (Y): μm
Mesh quality:
Δx min: μm
Δy min: μm
Δz min front: μm
Δz min rear: μm

Expert settings

Voc guess: V
IV accuracy:
IV init previous:
Temperature: K

Comments? Bugs? Errors? Compliments?

Welcome to the Quokka 2 settings file generator

Welcome to the settings file generator for Quokka 2.

PLEASE NOTE: This page is still in Beta mode and is currently being developed. Please report any problems/suggestions to us.

This page can be used to create the settings.m files that are used by Quokka 2 to define a simulation. It currently only supports structures with front and rear contacts.


Neither PV Lighthouse nor any person related to the compilation of this calculator make any warranty, expressed or implied, or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information disclosed or rendered by this calculator.

Version 2.0.1, 2-April-2014

New in this version:

  • Fixed incompatibility problems with European numbers

Import Quokka File

The page will attempt to import a Quokka 2 settings file. Any inputs that are recognised will be added to the GUI. Those that cannot be interpreted will be displayed as an error message and you will either need to manually enter them or fix your settings file accordingly.

Please select your (*.m) file using the control below.


Import Quokka File: Error Log

Errors detected: