Special Issue "Perovskite Solar Cells"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 October 2016)
Dr. Pablo Docampo
Department of Chemistry, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München 81377, Germany
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Interests: hybrid photovoltaic systems; growth of hybrid metal halide perovskite materials for both solar cell and lighting applications; understanding of the fundamental properties of metal halide perovskite materials
Hybrid halide perovskite materials have gained a lot of traction in the field of photovoltaics due to their simple processability, high material quality, and extremely high performance, with power conversion efficiencies over 20% already demonstrated, approaching that of state-of-the-art materials. While the biggest advances to performance thus far have arisen from optimization of the perovskite deposition techniques, understanding the role of interfaces in the device is crucial to maximize the performance of the system. This Special Issue will provide a forum to disseminate new developments, generally on perovskite solar cell interfaces, including their properties and their modification, such as passivating or protective layers, as well as the development of new hole and electron transporters.
Dr. Pablo Docampo
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- perovskite surface
- interface modification
- passivation layer
- protective layer
- moisture barrier
- hole transporter
- electron transporter
- extraction layer