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Metal Replacement in Perovskite Solar Cell Materials: Chemical Bonding Effects and Optoelectronic Properties

Abstract

The composition of lead halide perovskite materials has been explored extensively the last few years and as a consequence, different materials have been introduced in the perovskite solar cell family with diverse physical properties. Herein, we present recent progress within the framework of lead exchange that has lead to new solar cell compounds by partial replacement or full subsitution of lead with other metals. Lead replacement by divalent metals, tin and germanium perovskites as well as alkaline earth metals, lanthanides and actinides are reviewed and discussed with respect to the chemical bonding affects and their relation to the optoelectronic and charge mobility properties. The physical properties of the materials and the related device performances are also discussed with respect to the metal cation bondings within the perovskite lattice using transition metals and monovalent and trivalent metals.

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The article was received on 21 Mar 2018, accepted on 26 Apr 2018 and first published on 27 Apr 2018


Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8SE00143J
Citation: Sustainable Energy Fuels, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
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    Metal Replacement in Perovskite Solar Cell Materials: Chemical Bonding Effects and Optoelectronic Properties

    M. Pazoki and T. Edvinsson, Sustainable Energy Fuels, 2018, Accepted Manuscript , DOI: 10.1039/C8SE00143J

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