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Title: Additive engineering for high-performance room-temperature-processed perovskite absorbers with micron-size grains and microsecond-range carrier lifetimes

Abstract

CH 3NH 3PbI 3films with micrometer grains and microsecond carrier lifetimes are prepared through additive engineering.

Authors:
 [1]; ORCiD logo [2];  [3];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [4];  [5]; ORCiD logo [1];  [6];  [7];  [8]; ORCiD logo [6]; ORCiD logo [2];  [2]; ORCiD logo [1]
  1. Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University; Durham; USA; Department of Chemistry, Duke University; Durham
  2. Department of Chemistry, Duke University; Durham; USA
  3. Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University; Durham; USA; Key Laboratory of Molecular Nanostructure and Nanotechnology, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science; Beijing
  4. Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University; Durham; USA
  5. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University; Durham; USA
  6. Key Laboratory of Molecular Nanostructure and Nanotechnology, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science; Beijing; China; University of Chinese Academy of Science; Beijing 100049
  7. Department of Chemistry, Duke University; Durham; USA; Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University; Durham
  8. Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University; Durham; USA; Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University; Durham
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Duke Univ., Durham, NC (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1539925
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0001517
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Energy & Environmental Science
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 10; Journal Issue: 11; Journal ID: ISSN 1754-5692
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Chemistry; Energy & Fuels; Engineering; Environmental Sciences & Ecology

Citation Formats

Han, Qiwei, Bai, Yusong, Liu, Jie, Du, Ke-zhao, Li, Tianyang, Ji, Dong, Zhou, Yihao, Cao, Changyong, Shin, Donghyeop, Ding, Jie, Franklin, Aaron D., Glass, Jeffrey T., Hu, Jinsong, Therien, Michael J., Liu, Jie, and Mitzi, David B. Additive engineering for high-performance room-temperature-processed perovskite absorbers with micron-size grains and microsecond-range carrier lifetimes. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1039/c7ee02272g.
Han, Qiwei, Bai, Yusong, Liu, Jie, Du, Ke-zhao, Li, Tianyang, Ji, Dong, Zhou, Yihao, Cao, Changyong, Shin, Donghyeop, Ding, Jie, Franklin, Aaron D., Glass, Jeffrey T., Hu, Jinsong, Therien, Michael J., Liu, Jie, & Mitzi, David B. Additive engineering for high-performance room-temperature-processed perovskite absorbers with micron-size grains and microsecond-range carrier lifetimes. United States. doi:10.1039/c7ee02272g.
Han, Qiwei, Bai, Yusong, Liu, Jie, Du, Ke-zhao, Li, Tianyang, Ji, Dong, Zhou, Yihao, Cao, Changyong, Shin, Donghyeop, Ding, Jie, Franklin, Aaron D., Glass, Jeffrey T., Hu, Jinsong, Therien, Michael J., Liu, Jie, and Mitzi, David B. Sun . "Additive engineering for high-performance room-temperature-processed perovskite absorbers with micron-size grains and microsecond-range carrier lifetimes". United States. doi:10.1039/c7ee02272g.
@article{osti_1539925,
title = {Additive engineering for high-performance room-temperature-processed perovskite absorbers with micron-size grains and microsecond-range carrier lifetimes},
author = {Han, Qiwei and Bai, Yusong and Liu, Jie and Du, Ke-zhao and Li, Tianyang and Ji, Dong and Zhou, Yihao and Cao, Changyong and Shin, Donghyeop and Ding, Jie and Franklin, Aaron D. and Glass, Jeffrey T. and Hu, Jinsong and Therien, Michael J. and Liu, Jie and Mitzi, David B.},
abstractNote = {CH3NH3PbI3films with micrometer grains and microsecond carrier lifetimes are prepared through additive engineering.},
doi = {10.1039/c7ee02272g},
journal = {Energy & Environmental Science},
issn = {1754-5692},
number = 11,
volume = 10,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {1}
}

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