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Title: Metal Halide Solid-State Surface Treatment for High Efficiency PbS and PbSe QD Solar Cells

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC); Center for Advanced Solar Photophysics (CASP)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1210566
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Scientific Reports
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 5; Related Information: CASP partners with Los Alamos National Laboratory (lead); University of California, Irvine; University of Colorado; Colorado School of Mines; George Mason University; Los Alamos National Laboratory; University of Minnesota; National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
solar (photovoltaic), solar (fuels), solid state lighting, bio-inspired, electrodes - solar, defects, charge transport, materials and chemistry by design, optics, synthesis (novel materials), synthesis (scalable processing)

Citation Formats

Crisp, Ryan W., Kroupa, Daniel, Marshall, Ashley R., Miller, Elisa M., Zhang, Jianbing, Beard, Matthew C., and Luther, Joseph M. Metal Halide Solid-State Surface Treatment for High Efficiency PbS and PbSe QD Solar Cells. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1038/srep09945.
Crisp, Ryan W., Kroupa, Daniel, Marshall, Ashley R., Miller, Elisa M., Zhang, Jianbing, Beard, Matthew C., & Luther, Joseph M. Metal Halide Solid-State Surface Treatment for High Efficiency PbS and PbSe QD Solar Cells. United States. doi:10.1038/srep09945.
Crisp, Ryan W., Kroupa, Daniel, Marshall, Ashley R., Miller, Elisa M., Zhang, Jianbing, Beard, Matthew C., and Luther, Joseph M. Fri . "Metal Halide Solid-State Surface Treatment for High Efficiency PbS and PbSe QD Solar Cells". United States. doi:10.1038/srep09945.
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