Special Issue "Hybrid Perovskite Thin Film"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 April 2023 | Viewed by 14741
Interests: organic-inorganic hybrid perovskite thin film and its applications
Interests: photovoltaic; thin film growth; surface & interface sciences; solid state physics; energy conversion materials and devices
Interests: flexible and wearable electronics; synthesis of aligned nano-carbon materials assembly; energy materials for clean energy conversion and storage; surface/interface science of charge transport in photovoltaic devices; scalable chemical vapor deposition of perovskite films for photovoltaic modules
Organic-inorganic hybrid perovskite materials (OHP, AMX3, where A is organic or inorganic cation, M is metal cation, and X is a halogen anion) show considerable potential for solar cell and light-emitting diode applications. In solar cell applications, the power conversion efficiency is already over 25%, which is highly competitive in comparison with CdTe (22.1%), CIGS (22.6%), and Si (25.4%). To overcome the weakness of OHP materials, such as material instability, many researchers are focusing on studying instability origins, stable compounds, defect structures, and multi-functional hole transport layer (good hole mobility and water protection). This work is proceeding to engineering optimization now. However, its fundamental properties in thin films such as defects, phonon dispersion, and electronic structure are not fully understood, which is why many researchers are still attempting to improve its weakness in actual devices.
This Special Issue of Nanomaterials, “Hybrid Perovskite Thin Film”, will be focused on (1) thin film fabrication; (2) basic characterizations with atomic, chemical, and electronic structures; (3) defects and their effects; and (4) suggesting possible new application using OHP materials.
Prof. Min-Cherl Jung
Dr. Shenghao Wang
Dr. Longbin Qiu
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- organic-inorganic hybrid perovskite
- OHP thin film
- fabrication methods and basic characterizations
- atomic, chemical, and electronic structures
- defect/contamination and their effects
- physical property
- possible new applications