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Characterization Techniques for Perovskite Solar Cell Materials - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128147276, 9780128147283

Characterization Techniques for Perovskite Solar Cell Materials

1st Edition

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Editors: Meysam Pazoki Anders Hagfeldt Tomas Edvinsson
Paperback ISBN: 9780128147276
eBook ISBN: 9780128147283
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 18th November 2019
Page Count: 276
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Table of Contents

1. Bandgap tuning and compositional
exchange for lead halide perovskite

2. X-ray diffraction and Raman
spectroscopy for lead halide perovskites

3. Optical absorption and
photoluminescence spectroscopy

4. Current-voltage analysis: lessons learned
from hysteresis

5. Photoelectron spectroscopy
investigations of halide perovskite
materials used in solar cells

6. Time resolved photo-induced optical

7. Photovoltage/photocurrent transient

8. Temperature effects in lead halide

9. Stability of materials and complete

10. Characterizing MAPbI3 with the aid of
first principles calculations

11. Organic-inorganic metal halide
perovskite tandem devices

12. Concluding remarks


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

Meysam Pazoki, Associate Professor. is a researcher with the Department of Engineering Sciences : solid state physics , Uppsala University. Dr. Pazoki received his docent in solid state physics from Uppsala University in 2019. 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

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Researcher, Department of Engineering Science, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

Anders Hagfeldt

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

Tomas Edvinsson is a professor in Solid State Physics at the Department of Engineering Sciences, Ångström Laboratory, Uppsala University, directing a research group working on low dimensional materials for solar cells (CIGS, DSSC, perovskites) and photocatalysis. He is the author of 100+ scientific publications and project leader for several national projects from the Swedish research council, the Swedish Energy Agency, and work package leader in a European H2020 project within solar fuels. He act as reviewer for several national (Swedish, Swiss, German, and Netherland research councils) and larger international grant organizations (ERC, DFG priority program, among others)

Affiliations and Expertise

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