Progress towards highly stable and lead-free perovskite solar cells

Abd Mutalib, Muhazri, Ahmad Ludin, Norasikin, Nik Ruzalman, Nik Ahmad Aizudden, Barrioz, Vincent, Sepeai, Suhaila, Mat Teridi, Mohd Asri, Su’ait, Mohd Sukor, Ibrahim, Mohd Adib and Sopian, Kamaruzzaman (2018) Progress towards highly stable and lead-free perovskite solar cells. Materials for Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 7 (2). ISSN 2194-1459

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Abstract

High-performance perovskite solar cells have attracted increased attention for photovoltaic applications and potentially replacing the predecessor generations. Nevertheless, the stability issues and the lead content has always been among the major concerns that barriers perovskite solar cells from commercialization. This review presents the discussion towards the inherent instability of perovskite solar cells and the development towards replacing lead with discussion towards their performance and challenges. The degradation of perovskite active layer would release toxic substance into the environment. The development towards low-toxic, lead-free and efficient perovskite solar cells is the key for a sustainable solar energy generation with the application of perovskite solar cells.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Perovskite solar cells, Lead-free perovskite, Moisture-stability, Sn perovskite, Power conversion efficiency
Subjects: H600 Electronic and Electrical Engineering
J500 Materials Technology not otherwise specified
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: Paul Burns
Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2018 16:14
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2019 17:00
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/34887

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