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The light and shade of perovskite solar cells

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The rise of metal halide perovskites as light harvesters has stunned the photovoltaic community. As the efficiency race continues, questions on the control of the performance of perovskite solar cells and on its characterization are being addressed.

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Acknowledgements

I am grateful to my co-workers at the Laboratory of Photonics and Interfaces at EPFL, and to all academic partners with whom I have cooperated in the field of perovskite solar cells, in particular N.-G. Park, (SKKU Korea), S. I. Seok (KRICT Korea), S. Mhaisalkar, N. Mathews and T. C. Sum (NTU Singapore), H. W. Han (HUST China) and H. Bolink (Univ. of Valencia Spain). Financial support by the Swiss National Science Foundation and the European Research Council through the Advanced Research Grant (ARC no. 247404) 'Mesolight' and the Global Research Laboratory (GRL) programme, funded by the National Research Foundation in Korea are specifically acknowledged.

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