On-device lead sequestration for perovskite solar cells

  title={On-device lead sequestration for perovskite solar cells},
  author={Xun Li and Fei Zhang and Haiying He and Joseph J. Berry and Kai Zhu and Tao Xu},
Perovskite solar cells, as an emerging high-efficiency and low-cost photovoltaic technology 1 – 6 , face obstacles on their way towards commercialization. Substantial improvements have been made to device stability 7 – 10 , but potential issues with lead toxicity and leaching from devices remain relatively unexplored 11 – 16 . The potential for lead leakage could be perceived as an environmental and public health risk when using perovskite solar cells in building-integrated photovoltaics 17… 
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