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Modified PEDOT:PSS as Hole transporting layer in MAPbI₃₋xClx solar cells

Mohith, M. M. (2017) Modified PEDOT:PSS as Hole transporting layer in MAPbI₃₋xClx solar cells. Masters thesis, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata.

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    Abstract

    This work is based on the use of organic inorganic hybrid perovskite as a light absorber in PSC. Organic inorganic hybrid perovskites as a light absorber is quite exciting because of the very drastic development happened in a short span of time. The scientific community welcomed perovskite as active material in the solar cells because of its ease of fabrication, flexibility, low cost and its ability to deliver high PCE. What makes perovskites, promising material for photovoltaics is its high intrinsic carrier mobilities, high molar extinction coefficients, long charge diffusion lengths, strong absorption over the entire visible spectrum. Compared with silicon solar cells, organic inorganic hybrid perovskite solar cells are 200 times thinner and are processed at low temperatures and ambient conditions which reduce their cost of production. They are better than their pure organic counter parts in terms of delivering high efficiencies. They have improved a lot in a short period and it is having the highest power to weight ratio among viable photovoltaic technologies. This work is mainly focusing on the role of solvent treatment on PEDOT:PSS, which is one of the widely used Hole transporting material in perovskite solar cells.

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Additional Information: Supervisor: Dr. Ratheesh K. Vijayaraghavan
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Hole Transporting Layer; PEDOT:PSS; PEDOT; Perovskite Solar Cell; PSS; Solar Cells
    Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
    Divisions: Department of Chemical Sciences
    Depositing User: IISER Kolkata Librarian
    Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2017 16:18
    Last Modified: 14 Nov 2017 16:19
    URI: http://eprints.iiserkol.ac.in/id/eprint/577

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