Skip to main content

Thank you for visiting nature.com. You are using a browser version with limited support for CSS. To obtain the best experience, we recommend you use a more up to date browser (or turn off compatibility mode in Internet Explorer). In the meantime, to ensure continued support, we are displaying the site without styles and JavaScript.

Perovskite solar cells

Crystal crosslinking

Subjects

Solid-state perovskite solar cells have recently emerged and have already reached efficiencies of 20%. Now, a simple solution-processing step that crosslinks neighbouring perovskite grain surfaces has been found to increase their stability, an important issue for future potential commercialization.

Your institute does not have access to this article

Access options

Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.

$32.00

All prices are NET prices.

Figure 1: Schematic representation of perovskite solar cells.

References

  1. Li, X. et al. Nature Chem. 7, 703–711 (2015).

    CAS  Article  Google Scholar 

  2. O'Regan, B. & Grätzel, M. Nature 353, 737–740 (1991).

    CAS  Article  Google Scholar 

  3. Miyasaka, T. et al. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131, 6050–6051 (2009).

    Article  Google Scholar 

  4. Park, N.-G. et al. Nanoscale 3, 4088–4093 (2011).

    Article  Google Scholar 

  5. Park, N.-G. et al. Sci. Rep. 2, 591 (2012).

  6. Miyasaka, T. et al. Science 338, 643–646 (2012).

    Article  Google Scholar 

  7. Grätzel, M. et al. Nature 499, 316–319 (2013).

    Article  Google Scholar 

  8. Snaith, H. J. et al. Nature 501, 395–398 (2013).

    Article  Google Scholar 

  9. Seok, S. I. et al. Nature Mater. 13, 897–903 (2014).

    Article  Google Scholar 

  10. Yang, Y. et al. Science 345, 542–546 (2014).

    Article  Google Scholar 

  11. Seok, S. I. et al. Nature 517, 476–480 (2015).

    Article  Google Scholar 

  12. Seok, S. I. et al. Science 348, 1234–1237 (2015).

    Article  Google Scholar 

Download references

Author information

Authors and Affiliations

Authors

Corresponding author

Correspondence to Licheng Sun.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Verify currency and authenticity via CrossMark

Cite this article

Sun, L. Crystal crosslinking. Nature Chem 7, 684–685 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nchem.2323

Download citation

  • Published:

  • Issue Date:

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/nchem.2323

Further reading

Search

Quick links

Nature Briefing

Sign up for the Nature Briefing newsletter — what matters in science, free to your inbox daily.

Get the most important science stories of the day, free in your inbox. Sign up for Nature Briefing