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Title: Solar cells with perovskite-based light sensitization layers

Abstract

Solar cells are provided which comprise an electron transporting layer and a light sensitizing layer of perovskite disposed over the surface of the electron transporting layer. The perovskite may have a formula selected from the group consisting of A2MX6, Z2MX6 or YMX6, wherein A is an alkali metal, M is a metal or a metalloid, X is a halide, Z is selected from the group consisting of a primary ammonium, an iminium, a secondary ammonium, a tertiary ammonium, and a quaternary ammonium, and Y has formula Mb(L)3, wherein Mb is a transition metal in the 2+ oxidation state L is an N--N neutral chelating ligand. Methods of making the solar cells are also provided, including methods based on electrospray deposition.

Inventors:
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Research Org.:
Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1440021
Patent Number(s):
9966198
Application Number:
14/695,273
Assignee:
Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01L - SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0001059
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Apr 24
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY

Citation Formats

Kanatzidis, Mercouri G., Chang, Robert P. H., Stoumpos, Konstantinos, and Lee, Byunghong. Solar cells with perovskite-based light sensitization layers. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Kanatzidis, Mercouri G., Chang, Robert P. H., Stoumpos, Konstantinos, & Lee, Byunghong. Solar cells with perovskite-based light sensitization layers. United States.
Kanatzidis, Mercouri G., Chang, Robert P. H., Stoumpos, Konstantinos, and Lee, Byunghong. Tue . "Solar cells with perovskite-based light sensitization layers". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1440021.
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abstractNote = {Solar cells are provided which comprise an electron transporting layer and a light sensitizing layer of perovskite disposed over the surface of the electron transporting layer. The perovskite may have a formula selected from the group consisting of A2MX6, Z2MX6 or YMX6, wherein A is an alkali metal, M is a metal or a metalloid, X is a halide, Z is selected from the group consisting of a primary ammonium, an iminium, a secondary ammonium, a tertiary ammonium, and a quaternary ammonium, and Y has formula Mb(L)3, wherein Mb is a transition metal in the 2+ oxidation state L is an N--N neutral chelating ligand. Methods of making the solar cells are also provided, including methods based on electrospray deposition.},
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year = {2018},
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