Perovskite Solar Cell
Perovskite Solar Cell
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Perovskite Solar Cell

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updatedMar 17, 2021
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A printable, low-cost alternative solar cell technology, able to capture sunlight and convert it into electricity more efficiently than current conventional solar cells.
A printable, low-cost alternative solar cell technology, able to capture sunlight and convert it into electricity more efficiently than current conventional solar cells.

A perovskite structured compound that couples two layers of perovskite cells merged into a single photovoltaic cell. When assembled, the top layer soaks up shorter wavelengths while the bottom layer absorbs the remaining longer-wavelength light. One sheet contains metals like tin and iodine; the other contains lead and iodine laced with bromine. This combination of two solar cells can only be acquired when connected; thus, a single atom of hexagonal boron nitride separates the two layers. This single-atom-thick layer allows the top and bottom to produce electricity.

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