New Study Challenges Assumption About Perovskite Solar Cell Efficiency

A recent study has challenged the assumption about the efficiency of perovskite solar cells, revealing that shallow defects play a dominant role. Researchers at Forschungszentrum J├╝lich have discovered that free charge carriers in these cells are likely to be protected from recombination, contributing to their high efficiency.

The innovative photoluminescence measurements used in the study unveiled a special feature of these cells, indicating that the loss of charge carriers in perovskite solar cells follows different physical laws than those known for most semiconductors.

This finding may explain the high level of efficiency of perovskite solar cells, which have doubled in efficiency over the last decade to over 25%, making them comparable to conventional solar cells made of silicon. The study, published in the journal Nature Materials, emphasizes the importance of understanding the processes involved in order to further improve the efficiency of perovskite-based solar cells.

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