Trap-Free Hot Carrier Relaxation in Lead–Halide Perovskite Films

Simon A. Bretschneider, Frédéric Laquai, Mischa Bonn

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Photovoltaic devices that employ lead-halide perovskites as photoactive materials exhibit power conversion efficiencies of 22%. One of the potential routes to go beyond the current efficiencies is to extract charge carriers that carry excess energy, that is, nonrelaxed or
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11201-11206
Number of pages6
JournalThe Journal of Physical Chemistry C
Issue number21
StatePublished - May 18 2017

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Acknowledgements: We thank Enrique Canovas, Felix Deschler, Mike Donovan, Dominik Gehrig, Ian Howard, Sapun Parekh, Hai Wang, and Stefan Weber for fruitful discussions and Jenée Cyran for a careful reading of the manuscript. S.A.B acknowledges support from the Max Planck Graduate Center and thanks Stefan Schumacher for the TOC image, Gunnar Glaser for providing wisdom, especially about scanning electron microscopy, and Ellen Backus for help with the simulations. F.L. thanks the Max-Planck-Society for previous funding of the Max Planck Research Group for Organic Optoelectronics.


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