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Title: Solution processed graphene structures for perovskite solar cells
Authors: Batmunkh, Munkhbayar
Shearer, C.J.
Biggs, Mark J.
Shapter, J.G.
Issue Date: 2016
Publisher: © The Royal Society of Chemistry
Citation: BATMUNKH, M. ...et al., 2016. Solution processed graphene structures for perovskite solar cells. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 4(7), pp. 2605-2616.
Abstract: Organometallic trihalide perovskite light absorber based solar cells have drawn increasing attention because of their recent rapid increase in power conversion efficiency (PCE). These photovoltaic cells have relied significantly on transparent conducting oxide (TCO) electrodes which are costly and brittle. Herein, solution processed transparent conductive graphene films (TCGFs) are utilized, for the first time, as an alternative to traditional TCO electrodes at the electron collecting layer in perovskite solar cells (PSCs). By investigating and optimizing the trade-off between transparency and sheet resistance (Rs) of the graphene films, a PCE of 0.62% is achieved. This PCE is further improved to 0.81% by incorporating graphene structures into both compact and mesoporous TiO2 layers of the solar cell. We anticipate that the present study will lead to further work to develop graphene-based transparent conductive electrodes for future solar cell devices.
Description: This paper is in closed access until 25th Jan 2017
Sponsor: The support of the Australian Research Council Discovery Program (DP130101714) is gratefully acknowledged.
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1039/C5TA08996D
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/20410
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C5TA08996D
ISSN: 2050-7488
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