Pyridination of hole transporting material in perovskite solar cells

© 2018 EPFL

© 2018 EPFL

Hole transporting materials (HTMs), used in perovskite solar cells, are routinely doped with several additives. This work shows the reaction of HTM with a tert-butylpyridine additive, which has a negative impact on device performance.

Showcasing research from the Department of Organic Chemistry, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania and the Group for Molecular Engineering of Functional Materials, Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

See Artiom Magomedov,
Mohammad Khaja Nazeeruddin,
Vytautas Getautis et al.,
J. Mater. Chem. C, 2018, 6, 8874.