Effect of Copper Phthalocyanine Interfacial Layer on the Performance of Mixed Halide Perovskite Solar Cells

Effect of Copper Phthalocyanine Interfacial Layer on the Performance of Mixed Halide Perovskite Solar Cells

K.L. Usha Kumary, M. Pratheek, T.A. Shahul Hameed and P. Predeep

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Abstract. Organo metallic halide perovskite solar cells (PSCs) have attracted much attention due to the enhanced photovoltaic performance and wide absorption in the visible region. In this work, a perovskite solar cell device with mixed halide perovskite CH3NH3PbI3-xClx as the active layer was fabricated in the normal device architecture and investigated. The effect of device performance was compared by introducing copper phthalocyanine (CuPc) as a hole transport layer (HTL). It is seen that device with a transport layer exhibits a better performance and power conversion efficiency (PCE) than the device without an HTL. The carrier mobility was determined using the space charge limited current (SCLC) method and found to be 0.0013cm2/Vs.

Hole Transport Layer, Mobility, Perovskite Solar Cell

Published online 3/25/2022, 9 pages
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Citation: K.L. Usha Kumary, M. Pratheek, T.A. Shahul Hameed and P. Predeep, Effect of Copper Phthalocyanine Interfacial Layer on the Performance of Mixed Halide Perovskite Solar Cells, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 22, pp 80-88, 2022

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21741/9781644901878-11

The article was published as article 11 of the book Functional Materials and Applied Physics

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