Characterization Techniques for Perovskite Solar Cell Materials - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128147276

Characterization Techniques for Perovskite Solar Cell Materials

1st Edition

Editors: Meysam Pazoki Anders Hagfeldt Tomas Edvinsson
Paperback ISBN: 9780128147276
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st June 2019
Page Count: 366
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Table of Contents

  1. Lead halide Perovskite solar cell Materials
    2. Tuning the bandgap and compositional exchange for lead halide perovskite materials
    3. Raman spectroscopy and X-Ray diffraction
    4. Optical absorption and photoluminescence spectroscopy
    5. IV-measurements and related Hysteresis effects
    6. X-ray Photoelectron spectroscopy
    7. Time resolved Photoinduced optical spectroscopy
    8. Photovoltage/photocurrent transient techniques
    9. Temperature Dependence characterizations
    10. Stability Tests
    11. Density functional theory calculations on Lead perovskite solar cell Materials
    12. Rational design and measurements for highly efficient, reproducible, and stable devices
    13. Conclusion


Characterization Techniques for Perovskite Solar Cell Materials: Characterization of Recently Emerged Perovskite Solar Cell Materials to Provide an Understanding of the Fundamental Physics on the Nano Scale and Optimize the Operation of the Device Towards Stable and Low-Cost Photovoltaic Technology explores the characterization of nanocrystals of the perovskite film, related interfaces, and the overall impacts of these properties on device efficiency. Included is a collection of both main and research techniques for perovskite solar cells. For the first time, readers will have a complete reference of different characterization techniques, all housed in a work written by highly experienced experts.

Key Features

  • Explores various characterization techniques for perovskite solar cells and discusses both their strengths and weaknesses
  • Discusses material synthesis and device fabrication of perovskite solar cells
  • Includes a comparison throughout the work on how to distinguish one perovskite solar cell from another


Engineers, Materials Science and Engineering Researchers and R&D professionals in the nanomaterials, energy storage and power system fields


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About the Editors

Meysam Pazoki Editor

Meysam Pazoki, Ph.D. is a researcher with the Department of Chemistry, Uppsala University. Dr. Pazoki received his Ph.D. in Physics from Sharif University of Technology. His areas of interest include (T)DFT calculation of semiconductors for Photovoltaic devices and CO2 reduction applications; dye sensitized and Perovskite solar cells, UV Photodetectors; as well as device characterization methods including: Impedance spectroscopy, Electrochemical methods, Small photovoltage/current transients; Material Characterization: Laser Spectroscopy, Stark spectroscopy.

Affiliations and Expertise

Researcher, Department of Chemistry, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

Anders Hagfeldt Editor

Prof. Anders Hagfeldt is regarded as one of the world's leading researchers into dye-sensitised solar cells. Using various methods and new nanostructured materials, he and his research team have succeeded in substantially improving the efficiency of these third-generation solar cells. Anders Hagfeldt is regarded as a highly creative scientist who throughout his fundamental research never loses sight of the industrial application. He is the Head of the laboratory at the Laboratory of Photomolecular Science, Ecole Polytechnique Federale De Lausanne, a leading institution in the field of solar cell research. Prof. Hagfeldt is the recipient of the Thuréus award” from Royal Society of Sciences and the Norblad-Ekstrand medal” from The Swedish Chemical Society.

Affiliations and Expertise

Chair, EPFL

Tomas Edvinsson Editor

Dr. Tomas Edvinsson is a senior lecturer in Solid State Physics with the Department of Engineering Sciences, Uppsala University. His key areas of research focused on the Experimental and theoretical investigations of low dimensional semiconductors for solar cell, catalytic- and photocatalytic applications. Investigations of electronic and vibrational quantum confinement and development of experimental photoelectrochemical methods to quantify band edge energies and fluorescing trap states. Development and implementation of Raman spectroscopy, classical and quantum mechanical calculation methods. Dr. Edvinsson holds 6 parts with BASF AG within solar cells materials. Since 2015 he has served as a member of the editorial board of Elsevier’s Chemical Data Collection.

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, Department of Engineering Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden