LUMINESCENT SOLAR CONCENTRATORS

Perovskites cut energy losses

The realization of perovskite nanostructures featuring high emission efficiency and a wide Stokes shift is proving difficult, limiting their impact on luminescent solar concentration technology. Now, engineered exciton routing within multilayered perovskite nanoplatelets may open a path towards high-performing, low-loss devices.

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Fig. 1: Concept of thin-film LSC based on perovskite nanoplatelets.

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S.B. is a founder and the Chief Science Officer of Glass to Power SpA, which produces and commercializes semi-transparent building-integrated photovoltaic modules based on the LSC technology. S.B. declares no competing interests with the current work.

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Brovelli, S. Perovskites cut energy losses. Nat Energy 4, 176–177 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41560-019-0337-y

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