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Title: Thin insulating tunneling contacts for efficient and water-resistant perovskite solar cells

Abstract

Here, we demonstrated that inserting a tunneling layer between perovskite and electron transport layer could significantly increase device performance by suppressing carrier recombination at the cathode contact. The tunneling layer can also serve as an encapsulation layer to prevent perovskite film from damage caused by water or moisture. This method is simple because it does not need lattice matching between the buffer layer and perovskite. The low temperature solution process makes it compatible with many types of perovskite materials, and may be applied for anode contact as well. The freedom to choose any insulating layer for contact enables more device designs and manufacturing.

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  1. Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE (United States)
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Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Solar Energy Technologies Office (EE-4S)
OSTI Identifier:
1342746
Grant/Contract Number:  
EE0006709
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Advanced Materials
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 28; Journal Issue: 31; Journal ID: ISSN 0935-9648
Publisher:
Wiley
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Wang, Qi, Dong, Qingfeng, Li, Tao, Gruverman, Alexei, and Huang, Jinsong. Thin insulating tunneling contacts for efficient and water-resistant perovskite solar cells. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1002/adma.201600969.
Wang, Qi, Dong, Qingfeng, Li, Tao, Gruverman, Alexei, & Huang, Jinsong. Thin insulating tunneling contacts for efficient and water-resistant perovskite solar cells. United States. doi:10.1002/adma.201600969.
Wang, Qi, Dong, Qingfeng, Li, Tao, Gruverman, Alexei, and Huang, Jinsong. Tue . "Thin insulating tunneling contacts for efficient and water-resistant perovskite solar cells". United States. doi:10.1002/adma.201600969. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1342746.
@article{osti_1342746,
title = {Thin insulating tunneling contacts for efficient and water-resistant perovskite solar cells},
author = {Wang, Qi and Dong, Qingfeng and Li, Tao and Gruverman, Alexei and Huang, Jinsong},
abstractNote = {Here, we demonstrated that inserting a tunneling layer between perovskite and electron transport layer could significantly increase device performance by suppressing carrier recombination at the cathode contact. The tunneling layer can also serve as an encapsulation layer to prevent perovskite film from damage caused by water or moisture. This method is simple because it does not need lattice matching between the buffer layer and perovskite. The low temperature solution process makes it compatible with many types of perovskite materials, and may be applied for anode contact as well. The freedom to choose any insulating layer for contact enables more device designs and manufacturing.},
doi = {10.1002/adma.201600969},
journal = {Advanced Materials},
number = 31,
volume = 28,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {5}
}

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