Enhancement of Perovskite Solar Cells by Plasmonic Nanoparticles

Mikhail Omelyanovich, Sergey Makarov, Valentin Milichko, Constantin Simovski

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Abstract

Synthetic perovskites with photovoltaic properties open a new era in solar photovoltaics. Due to high optical absorption perovskite-based thin-film solar cells are usually considered as fully absorbing solar radiation on condition of ideal blooming. However, it is not really so. The analysis of the literature data has shown that the absorbance of all photovoltaic pervoskites has the spectral hole at infrared frequencies where the solar radiation spectrum has a small local peak. This absorption dip results in the decrease of the optical efficiency of thin-film pervoskite solar cells and closes the ways of utilising them at this range for any other applications. In our work we show that to cure this shortage is possible complementing the basic structure by an inexpensive plasmonic array.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)836-847
Number of pages12
JournalMATERIALS SCIENCES AND APPLICATIONS
Volume7
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Keywords

  • Perovskite
  • Gold Nanoparticles
  • Plasmonic
  • Metamaterials
  • Solar Cells

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