Package Development for Reliability Testing of Perovskites

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Abstract

Metal halide perovskite solar cells have reached a critical point in their development. At a current certified record efficiency of 25.7% for a single-junction, research-scale cell, they now garner serious attention from the solar cell industry as a promising route to widespread, low-cost photovoltaics in single- or tandem-junction configurations. However, more work to demonstrate their durability under real-world outdoor test conditions is necessary to ensure the long-term success and deployment of the technology. Differences in chemistry, processes, and their combination result in unique performance limiters for both efficiency and stability. As many active formulations and layer/cell stack combinations are sensitive to temperature, air, and moisture, it is important to separate intrinsic limitations to stability relative to these extrinsic sources. This presents a particular need for the development of an appropriate and reliable package for environmental (i.e., accelerated and outdoor) testing that will permit these different factors to be evaluated and understood.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)2641-2645
Number of pages5
JournalACS Energy Letters
Volume7
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - 2022

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/JA-5K00-82982

Keywords

  • outdoor testing
  • packaging
  • perovskites
  • reliability
  • stability

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