Themed issue on perovskite solar cells: research on metal halide perovskite solar cells towards deeper understanding, upscalable fabrication, long-term stability and Pb-free alternatives
This themed issue includes a collection of articles on perovskite solar cells.
Building bridges between halide perovskite nanocrystals and thin-film solar cells
Perspectives on how halide perovskite nanocrystals are better integrated in perovskite solar cells are provided.
Improvements in printable mesoscopic perovskite solar cells via thinner spacer layers
We provide a universal solution to enhance VOC in printable mesoscopic PSCs with thin mp-ZrO2 layers.
Blue and red wavelength resolved impedance response of efficient perovskite solar cells
The identification of recombination centers in perovskite solar cells is highly challenging.
Encapsulating perovskite solar cells to withstand damp heat and thermal cycling
Glass and edge seal encapsulation of a perovskite solar cell to enable stability through damp heat and thermal cycling tests.
Fabrication of fully non-vacuum processed perovskite solar cells using an inorganic CuSCN hole-transporting material and carbon-back contact
CuSCN and carbon pastes were printed on perovskite layer.
Versatile perovskite solar cell encapsulation by low-temperature ALD-Al2O3 with long-term stability improvement
A low temperature (60 °C) encapsulation process based on a single thin (16 nm) coating of Al2O3 prepared by atomic layer deposition.
Probing the origins of photodegradation in organic–inorganic metal halide perovskites with time-resolved mass spectrometry
Our mass spectrometry measurements indicate that the hot-carrier-induced deprotonation of MA+ cations is the fundamental origin of photodegradation.
Tin–lead halide perovskites with improved thermal and air stability for efficient all-perovskite tandem solar cells
We report the fabrication of monolithic all-perovskite tandem solar cells with a stabilized power conversion efficiency of 19.1% and demonstrate improved thermal, atmospheric, and operational stability of the tin–lead perovskite (FA0.75Cs0.25Sn0.5Pb0.5I3) used as the low gap absorber.
Scalable slot-die coating of high performance perovskite solar cells
Perovskite based photovoltaic devices hold the promise to greatly reduce the cost of solar energy production; however, this potential depends greatly on the ability to deposit perovskite active layers using large scale deposition methods such as slot-die coating without sacrificing efficiency.
Synergistic effects of thiocyanate additive and cesium cations on improving the performance and initial illumination stability of efficient perovskite solar cells
The combination of Pb(SCN)2 and CsPbI3 results in high quality perovskite films, leading to high performance PVSCs with a stable power output.
Influence of doped charge transport layers on efficient perovskite solar cells
A generic solar cell structure using undoped charge extraction layer is presented, that lead to efficient and rather stable solar cells.
Design of a novel and highly stable lead-free Cs2NaBiI6 double perovskite for photovoltaic application
For the first time, a new lead-free double perovskite Cs2NaBiI6 material was synthesized and applied to the perovskite solar cells.
About this collection
Guest Editors Nam-Gyu Park, Associate Editor for Sustainable Energy and Fuels (Sungkyunkwan University), Jinsong Huang (University of North Carolina) and Yabing Qi (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University) are delighted to introduce this special issue of Sustainable Energy and Fuels dedicated to perovskite solar cells. The goal of this themed issue is to present recent progress and challenges in the field of perovskite solar cell research, as well as to provide insights regarding future directions.