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Perovskite photovoltaics

Stability beyond lead

The limited durability of perovskite photovoltaics has held back the technology. New research unveils a class of low-dimensionality perovskites based on metals such as zinc, cobalt or copper that protects the 3D perovskite solar absorber from degradation while affording high efficiency.

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Fig. 1: Perovskite solar cells with zinc-based perovskite capping layers.


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Nie, W. Stability beyond lead. Nat Energy 8, 222–223 (2023).

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