Life cycle assessment of recycling strategies for perovskite photovoltaic modules

  title={Life cycle assessment of recycling strategies for perovskite photovoltaic modules},
  author={Xueyu Tian and Samuel D. Stranks and Fengqi You},
  journal={Nature Sustainability},
  pages={821 - 829}
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