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Enhancing Efficiency of Perovskite Solar Cells via Surface Passivation with Graphene Oxide Interlayer

Enhancing Efficiency of Perovskite Solar Cells via Surface Passivation with Graphene Oxide Interlayer
Qiang Sun, Hao Li, Xiaojuan Zhao, Feihong Huang, Mingkui Wang, Yan Shen, Junbo Han, Leiming Tao
Perovskite solar cells have been demonstrated as promising low-cost and highly efficient next-generation solar cells. Enhancing VOC by minimization the interfacial recombination kinetics can further improve device performance. In this work, we for the first time reported on surface passivation of perovskite layers with chemical modified graphene oxides, which act as efficient interlayer to reduce interfacial recombination and enhance hole extraction as well. Our modeling points out that the passivation effect mainly comes from the interaction between functional group (4-fluorophenyl) and under-coordinated Pb ions. The resulting perovskite solar cells achieved high efficient power conversion efficiency of 18.75% with enhanced high open circuit VOC of 1.11 V. Ultrafast spectroscopy, photovoltage/photocurrent transient decay, and electronic impedance spectroscopy characterizations reveal the effective passivation effect and the energy loss mechanism. This work sheds light on the importance of interfacial engineering on the surface of perovskite layers and provides possible ways to improve device efficiency.

Publisher URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.7b10773

DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b10773

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