Perovskite Photovoltaics: Basic to Advanced Concepts and Implementation examines the emergence of perovskite photovoltaics, associated challenges and opportunities, and how to achieve broader development. Consolidating developments in perovskite photovoltaics, including recent progress solar cells, this text also highlights advances and the research necessary for sustaining energy. Addressing different photovoltaics fields with tailored content for what makes perovskite solar cells suitable, and including commercialization examples of large-scale perovskite solar technology. The book also contains a detailed analysis of the implementation and economic viability of perovskite solar cells, highlighting what photovoltaic devices need to be generated by low cost, non-toxic, earth abundant materials using environmentally scalable processes.
This book is a valuable resource engineers, scientists and researchers, and all those who wish to broaden their knowledge on flexible perovskite solar cells.
- Includes contributions by leading solar cell academics, industrialists, researchers and institutions across the globe
- Addresses different photovoltaics fields with tailored content for what makes perovskite solar cells different
- Provides commercialization examples of large-scale perovskite solar technology, giving users detailed analysis on the implementation, technical challenges and economic viability of perovskite solar cells
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1. Introduction: why perovskites and perovskite solar cells? 2. Organo -metal lead halide perovskite 3. Evolution of perovskite solar cells 4. Perovskite solar cell architectures 5. Optical bandgap positions and engineering of perovskites 6. Properties in hybrid perovskites 7. Ion migration in hybrid perovskites 8. Low dimensional perovskite 9. Lifetime of perovskite solar cells 10. Hole conductor free perovskite solar cells 11. Flexible perovskite solar cells 12. Commercialisation of large-scale perovskite solar energy technology and scaling up issues 13. Perovskite photovoltaics: life-cycle assessment
Aparna Thankappan is a post doc fellow from the International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University.
Professor Sabu Thomas is Professor of Polymer Science & Technology and Honorary Director of the International and Inter University Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, at the School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, India. He is a prolific researcher, with 420 international papers, 6122 total citations, 2 patents, 18 books and a total of over 625 publications to his name, and is listed as one of the most productive researchers in India by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research. Prof. Thomas is a recognized authority in the field of polymer-based materials, and established the state-of-the-art lab in polymer science and nanotechnology at Mahatma Gandhi University. He has been a visiting professor at many polymer research laboratories in Europe and Asia.