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Recent Advances toward Practical Use of Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals


Halide perovskite nanocrystals (NCs) and quantum dots (QDs) have received considerable attention, due to their superior photoluminescence quantum yields close to unity, variable morphologies, and tunable optical bandgaps by modifying their composition, size and dimensionality. The potential applications in solar cells, LEDs and photodetectors have driven the research efforts to validate the feasibility of practical use of these materials in future optoelectronics and electronics. From the perspective of commercial applications, there are three issues in serious concerns over the entire community, namely, the toxicity of Pb, chemical instability, and their limited yield of NCs/QDs. In this review, we mainly focus on the recent research progress in the areas of relevance. First, we summarize the development of Pb-free perovskite NCs in the context of exploiting new materials. Second, we review feasible strategies to improve the stability of NCs and QDs during their preparation and incorporation. Third, the batch synthesis methods are reviewed, which are focused on the reproducibility and yields towards mass production. Finally, a brief outlook is provided to forecast potential development to address the challenges in the future.

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The article was received on 03 Jul 2018, accepted on 31 Jul 2018 and first published on 06 Aug 2018

Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8TA06376A
Citation: J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, Accepted Manuscript
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    Recent Advances toward Practical Use of Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals

    Y. Dong, Y. Zhao, S. Zhang, Y. Dai, L. Liu, Y. Li and Q. Chen, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, Accepted Manuscript , DOI: 10.1039/C8TA06376A

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