Metal Halide Perovskites for Generation, Manipulation and Detection of Light

Metal Halide Perovskites for Generation, Manipulation and Detection of Light

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  • Editors: Juan Martinez-Pastor, Pablo Boix, Guichuan Xing
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323916615

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Metal Halide Perovskites for Generation, Manipulation and Detection of Light covers the current state and future prospects of lead halide perovskite photonics and photon sources, both from the academic and industrial point of view. Advances in metal halide perovskite photon sources (lasers) based on thin films, microcrystals and nanocrystals are comprehensively reviewed. Leading experts in the field have contributed chapters to the book that discuss the current advances in theory and fundamental concepts to understand and develop these photon sources along with fabrication techniques, experiments and other important research innovations to enable the future translation of these materials to device and technology applications.Metal Halide Perovskites for Generation, Manipulation and Detection of Light is suitable for graduate students, researchers, scientists and engineers in academia and R&D in industry working in the disciplines of materials science and engineering. The book may also be suitable working in the disciplines of physics and chemistry.

Key Features

  • Includes comprehensive review from academic and industrial perspectives of current trends in the field of metal halide perovskite for photonics
  • Provides up-to-date look at the most recent and upcoming applications in metal halide perovskite photonics such as; photodetectors, lighting, lasing, nonlinear photonics and quantum technologies
  • Discusses future prospective trends and envisioned applications of metal halide perovskites from near-UV to near-IR photonics


Materials Scientists and Engineers; Physicists, Physical Chemists

Table of Contents

    1. Metal halide Perovskites: growth/synthesis and most important physical properties
    2. Metal halide Perovskites: from photovoltaics to efficient photodetectors for photonics.
    3. Exciton recombination dynamics and ASE in lead halide perovskites at different excitation regimes
    4. From LEDs to lasing by electrical injection, this is possible for lead halide perovskites? 
    5. Industrial perspective for optoelectronic & photonic applications of metal halide perovskites

    6. Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers (VCSEL) based on lead halide perovskites
    7. Distributed Feedback (DFB) lasers based on lead halide perovskites

    8. Lasing by perovskite nano/microcrystals
    9. Whispering Gallery Mode (WGM) lasers by using lead halide perovskite nanoplatelets
    10. Lasers based on films of perovskite nanocrystals

    11. Non-linear Optical properties and Photonics
    12. Frequency upconversion lasing in perovskite nanocrystals
    13. Polaritons and polariton condensates in perovskites
    14. Patterned perovskites for defining metasurfaces and laser arrays
    15. Topological photonics and vortex microlasers based on patterned perovskites
    16. Surface-plasmon assisted lasing and strong exciton-photon coupling
    17. Single photon and superradiance emission by perovskite nanocrystals
    18. Photon recycling in films of metal halide perovskites

Product details

  • No. of pages: 450
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2023
  • Published: January 1, 2023
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323916615

About the Editors

Juan Martinez-Pastor

Juan P. Martínez-Pastor is a Full Professor of Applied Physics at the University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain. Prof. Martínez-Pastor is an expert in Semiconductor Physics, particularly optical properties and exciton recombination dynamics in quantum wells, wires and dots based on III-V semiconductors and other compounds since 1990. Since 2006 he has led/co-led several research lines in nanoscience and nanotechnology regarding the development of several types of nanomaterials and applications to photonics and plasmonics. Since 2014 he has focused his research in optical properties, exciton recombination dynamics and applications in photonics of two-dimensional semiconductors and metal halide perovskites. He has supervised 16 PhD theses and is author/co-author of 220 peer-reviewed publications with more than 5300 citations (Google Scholar). Since 1996 he has been the principal investigator of several national and European projects, he is currently the Coordinator of DROP-IT within the FET-OPEN H2020 program. He was also promoter in 2009 of the spin-off company Intenanomat SL dedicated to the commercialization of nanoparticles.

Affiliations and Expertise

Full Professor of Applied Physics, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain

Pablo Boix

Pablo P. Boix works at the Institute of Materials Science (ICMUV), University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain. His profile combines basic education in Physics (bachelor by Universitat de València, 2008) and Nanoscience (Ph.D. by Universitat Jaume I, 2012; Master by Universitat Jaume I, 2010) with an extensive international experience developing optoelectronic devices and electrochemical characterization techniques, in both academic and industrial environments. His research interests include developing innovative materials and device configurations for optoelectronic applications, as well as unveiling their working mechanisms. He joined Nanyang Technological University (NTU, Singapore, 2012-2016) as a postdoctoral research fellow and became a group leader in perovskite optoelectronics at their early stage of the field. He contributed to pioneer advances in materials, such as the first formamidinium- based perovskite absorber and device concepts. After one year of industrial experience (Dyesol Ltd., Lausanne, Switzerland), he joined Universitat de València in 2017 with a Ramon y Cajal Fellowship. He has published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals (with h-index: 52) and 2 patents. He was able to participate as a “Young Scientist” at GYSS (Global Young Scientists Summit, January 2015, Singapore) and selected as Highly Cited Researcher in 2020 (Cross-Field).

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Materials Science (ICMUV), University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain

Guichuan Xing

Guichuan Xing is currently an Associate Professor at the Institute of Applied Physics and Materials Engineering, University of Macau, Macau, China. Dr. Xing’s primary research interest is focused on developing and applying ultrafast nonlinear spectroscopic techniques to probing, understanding and controlling the fundamental charge and energy carrier generation, transport and relaxation in novel optoelectronic systems for energy conversion/storage and light emission applications. He has published more than 200 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Institute of Applied Physics and Materials Engineering, University of Macau, Macau, China

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