Recycling and recovery of perovskite solar cells

  title={Recycling and recovery of perovskite solar cells},
  author={Fan-Wei Liu and Gill M. Biesold and Meng Zhang and Rachel Lawless and Juan‐Pablo Correa‐Baena and Y. L. Chueh and Zhiqun Lin},
  journal={Materials Today},
Recycling lead and transparent conductors from perovskite solar modules
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Generic Water-Based Spray-Assisted Growth for Scalable, High-Efficiency Carbon-Electrode, All-Inorganic Perovskite Solar Cells
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Lead-Sealed Stretchable Underwater Perovskite-Based Optoelectronics via Self-Recovering Polymeric Nanomaterials.
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Continuous production of ultrathin organic-inorganic Ruddlesden-Popper perovskite nanoplatelets via a flow reactor.
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Surface Passivation of MAPbBr3 Perovskite Single Crystals to Suppress Ion Migration and Enhance Photoelectronic Performance.
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Cs2Zr1−xTexCl6 Perovskite Microcrystals with Ultrahigh Photoluminescence Quantum Efficiency of 79.46% for High Light Efficiency White Light Emitting Diodes
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Proof-of-concept for facile perovskite solar cell recycling
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A procedure to remove every layer of the solar cells separately, which gives the possibility to selectively isolate the different materials, and it is shown that the PbI2 can be reused for the preparation of new solar cells with comparable performance and in this way avoid lead waste.
Carbon‐Based Materials Used for Perovskite Solar Cells
Organometal halide perovskite solar cells have become a superstar in the photovoltaic field during the past few years. The power conversion efficiency (PCE) of perovskite solar cells (PSCs) has
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