Schottky Quantum Dot Solar Cells Stable in Air under Solar Illumination

Authors

  • Jiang Tang,

    1. Department of Materials Science and Engineering 184 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3E4 (Canada)
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  • Xihua Wang,

    1. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto 10 King's College Road, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G4 (Canada)
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  • Lukasz Brzozowski,

    1. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto 10 King's College Road, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G4 (Canada)
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  • D. Aaron R. Barkhouse,

    1. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto 10 King's College Road, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G4 (Canada)
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  • Ratan Debnath,

    1. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto 10 King's College Road, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G4 (Canada)
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  • Larissa Levina,

    1. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto 10 King's College Road, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G4 (Canada)
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  • Edward H. Sargent

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto 10 King's College Road, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G4 (Canada)
    • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto 10 King's College Road, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3G4 (Canada).
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Abstract

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The air stability and power conversion efficiency of solution-processed PbS quantum dot solar cells is dramatically improved by the insertion of 0.8 nm LiF between the PbS nanoparticle film and the Al contact.

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