4 Aug 2017
Originally a mineral, the perovskite used in today’s technology is quite different from the rock found in the Earth mantle. A “perovskite structure” uses a different combination of atoms but keep the...
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The schematic drawing showing that various factors (e.g., moisture, oxygen, light illumination, applied electric field, etc.) during the operation of MAPbI3 perovskite solar cells can generate iodine, which leads to degradation of solar cells.
23 Dec 2016
The schematic drawing showing that various factors (e.g., moisture, oxygen, light illumination, applied electric field, etc.) during the operation of MAPbI3 perovskite solar cells can generate iodine...
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Scientists from the Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit who contributed to this research. From the left: Dr. Luis K. Ono, Dr. Emilio J. Juarez-Perez, Dr. Shenghao Wang, Dr. Yan Jiang, and Prof. Yabing Qi
23 Dec 2016
Scientists from the Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit who contributed to this research. From the left: Dr. Luis K. Ono, Dr. Emilio J. Juarez-Perez, Dr. Shenghao Wang, Dr. Yan Jiang, and Prof...
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Dr. Yan Jiang holding a freshly made MAPbI3 perovskite solar cell can be seen on the left. MAPbI3 perovskite solar cells degrade, which is marked by a drastic change in color, as seen on the right, held by Dr. Shenghao Wang.
23 Dec 2016
Dr. Yan Jiang holding a freshly made MAPbI3 perovskite solar cell can be seen on the left. MAPbI3 perovskite solar cells degrade, which is marked by a drastic change in color, as seen on the right,...
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4 Oct 2016
With the high environmental cost of conventional energy sources and the finite supply of fossil fuels, the importance of renewable energy sources has become much more apparent in recent years....
Type: News Article
Perovskite solar modules produced using the chemical vapor deposition (CVD) technique
4 Oct 2016
Top photo depicts how perovskite films are made using the chemical vapor deposition (CVD) technique. Bottom left shows a perovskite solar module produced using the CVD technique. Bottom right...
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Decomposition of MAPbI3 perovskite films yields methyliodide and ammonia gaseous products
4 Oct 2016
MAPbI3 perovskite films decompose to form methyliodide (CH3I) and ammonia (NH3), determined by thermal gravimetric differential thermal analysis and mass spectrometry
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Grain boundaries become fused following Dr. Jiang’s novel post annealing treatment
4 Oct 2016
Comparison of grain boundaries in MAPbI3 perovskite films following thermal annealing (a), DMF solvent annealing (b), and methylamine post annealing treatment. The methylamine post annealing...
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27 Jul 2016
Perovskite solar cells are the rising star in the photovoltaic landscape. Since their invention, less than ten years ago, their efficiency has doubled twice and it is now over 22% – an astonishing...
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