Atomistic Origins of High-Performance in Hybrid Halide Perovskite Solar Cells

  title={Atomistic Origins of High-Performance in Hybrid Halide Perovskite Solar Cells},
  author={Jarvist Moore Frost and Keith T. Butler and Federico Brivio and Christopher H. Hendon and Mark van Schilfgaarde and Aron Walsh},
  journal={Nano Letters},
  pages={2584 - 2590}
The performance of organometallic perovskite solar cells has rapidly surpassed that of both conventional dye-sensitized and organic photovoltaics. High-power conversion efficiency can be realized in both mesoporous and thin-film device architectures. We address the origin of this success in the context of the materials chemistry and physics of the bulk perovskite as described by electronic structure calculations. In addition to the basic optoelectronic properties essential for an efficient… 

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