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Title: Effect of Precursor Solution Aging on the Crystallinity and Photovoltaic Performance of Perovskite Solar Cells

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 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [5];  [6];  [2];  [7];  [2]
  1. Materials Science and Nanoengineering, Rice University, Houston TX 77005 USA, Materials Physics and Application, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos NM 87545 USA
  2. Materials Physics and Application, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos NM 87545 USA
  3. Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, Houston TX 77005 USA
  4. Physical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos NM 87545 USA
  5. Theoretical Chemistry and Molecular Physics, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos NM 87545 USA
  6. Fonctions Optiques pour les Technologies de l'Information, FOTON UMR 6082, CNRS, INSA de Rennes, 35708 Rennes France
  7. Materials Science and Nanoengineering, Rice University, Houston TX 77005 USA
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1401757
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Journal Name:
Advanced Energy Materials
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Advanced Energy Materials Journal Volume: 7 Journal Issue: 11; Journal ID: ISSN 1614-6832
Publisher:
Wiley Blackwell (John Wiley & Sons)
Country of Publication:
Germany
Language:
English

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Tsai, Hsinhan, Nie, Wanyi, Lin, Yen-Hao, Blancon, Jean Christophe, Tretiak, Sergei, Even, Jacky, Gupta, Gautam, Ajayan, Pulickel M., and Mohite, Aditya D. Effect of Precursor Solution Aging on the Crystallinity and Photovoltaic Performance of Perovskite Solar Cells. Germany: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1002/aenm.201602159.
Tsai, Hsinhan, Nie, Wanyi, Lin, Yen-Hao, Blancon, Jean Christophe, Tretiak, Sergei, Even, Jacky, Gupta, Gautam, Ajayan, Pulickel M., & Mohite, Aditya D. Effect of Precursor Solution Aging on the Crystallinity and Photovoltaic Performance of Perovskite Solar Cells. Germany. doi:10.1002/aenm.201602159.
Tsai, Hsinhan, Nie, Wanyi, Lin, Yen-Hao, Blancon, Jean Christophe, Tretiak, Sergei, Even, Jacky, Gupta, Gautam, Ajayan, Pulickel M., and Mohite, Aditya D. Mon . "Effect of Precursor Solution Aging on the Crystallinity and Photovoltaic Performance of Perovskite Solar Cells". Germany. doi:10.1002/aenm.201602159.
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title = {Effect of Precursor Solution Aging on the Crystallinity and Photovoltaic Performance of Perovskite Solar Cells},
author = {Tsai, Hsinhan and Nie, Wanyi and Lin, Yen-Hao and Blancon, Jean Christophe and Tretiak, Sergei and Even, Jacky and Gupta, Gautam and Ajayan, Pulickel M. and Mohite, Aditya D.},
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doi = {10.1002/aenm.201602159},
journal = {Advanced Energy Materials},
number = 11,
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place = {Germany},
year = {2017},
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