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Title: Understanding Degradation Mechanisms and Improving Stability of Perovskite Photovoltaics

Abstract

This review article examines the current state of understanding in how metal halide perovskite solar cells can degrade when exposed to moisture, oxygen, heat, light, mechanical stress, and reverse bias. It also highlights strategies for improving stability, such as tuning the composition of the perovskite, introducing hydrophobic coatings, replacing metal electrodes with carbon or transparent conducting oxides, and packaging. The article concludes with recommendations on how accelerated testing should be performed to rapidly develop solar cells that are both extraordinarily efficient and stable.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [2]; ORCiD logo [3]; ORCiD logo [4]
  1. Stanford Univ., CA (United States). Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering
  2. Stanford Univ., CA (United States). Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering; Chulalongkorn Univ., Bangkok (Thailand). Metallurgy and Materials Science Research Inst.
  3. Stanford Univ., CA (United States). Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering; National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
  4. Stanford Univ., CA (United States). Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering; Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO (United States). Dept. of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE); US Office of Naval Research
OSTI Identifier:
1485569
Report Number(s):
NREL/JA-5K00-72914
Journal ID: ISSN 0009-2665
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Chemical Reviews
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Chemical Reviews; Journal ID: ISSN 0009-2665
Publisher:
American Chemical Society
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 25 ENERGY STORAGE; degradation; metal halides; perovskite; perovskite solar cells; transparent conducting oxides

Citation Formats

Boyd, Caleb C., Cheacharoen, Rongrong, Leijtens, Tomas, and McGehee, Michael D. Understanding Degradation Mechanisms and Improving Stability of Perovskite Photovoltaics. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1021/acs.chemrev.8b00336.
Boyd, Caleb C., Cheacharoen, Rongrong, Leijtens, Tomas, & McGehee, Michael D. Understanding Degradation Mechanisms and Improving Stability of Perovskite Photovoltaics. United States. doi:10.1021/acs.chemrev.8b00336.
Boyd, Caleb C., Cheacharoen, Rongrong, Leijtens, Tomas, and McGehee, Michael D. Fri . "Understanding Degradation Mechanisms and Improving Stability of Perovskite Photovoltaics". United States. doi:10.1021/acs.chemrev.8b00336.
@article{osti_1485569,
title = {Understanding Degradation Mechanisms and Improving Stability of Perovskite Photovoltaics},
author = {Boyd, Caleb C. and Cheacharoen, Rongrong and Leijtens, Tomas and McGehee, Michael D.},
abstractNote = {This review article examines the current state of understanding in how metal halide perovskite solar cells can degrade when exposed to moisture, oxygen, heat, light, mechanical stress, and reverse bias. It also highlights strategies for improving stability, such as tuning the composition of the perovskite, introducing hydrophobic coatings, replacing metal electrodes with carbon or transparent conducting oxides, and packaging. The article concludes with recommendations on how accelerated testing should be performed to rapidly develop solar cells that are both extraordinarily efficient and stable.},
doi = {10.1021/acs.chemrev.8b00336},
journal = {Chemical Reviews},
issn = {0009-2665},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {11}
}

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