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Dipole-Field-Tuning of Back-Contact Perovskite Solar Cells

posted on 22.02.2019, 04:11 by XIONGFENG LIN
Hybrid organic-inorganic halide perovskite solar cells (PSCs) have demonstrated huge potential in becoming a promising alternative to commercially available photovoltaic technologies. For a PSC to be efficient, it typically needs to be “sandwiched” between thin charge transporting layers, which effectively extract photogenerated charges. This configuration affords high-efficiency solar cells, but results in significant performance and fabrication challenges, which limit the further improvement of this photovoltaic material towards the Shockley–Queisser limit. This thesis presents a novel device concept, along with an investigation into the device physics, with the aim of exploring the possibility of pushing PSCs towards their theoretical limit.


Campus location


Principal supervisor

Udo Bach

Additional supervisor 1

Yi-Bing Cheng

Year of Award


Department, School or Centre

Chemical Engineering


Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type



Faculty of Engineering