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An Exploratory Data Analysis on Certified Perovskite Devices Efficiency and I-V Metrics: Insights into Materials Engineering and Process Scaling Up

Version 1 : Received: 4 June 2020 / Approved: 7 June 2020 / Online: 7 June 2020 (16:42:16 CEST)

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Perovskite based solar cells have achieved tremendous progress reaching record efficiency in the past 5 years. Numerous new processes and chemistry have been reported and contribute to the perovskite rapid progress. Continuous efficiency improvements are still necessary for perovskite solar cells, and an exploratory data analysis on devices performance over multiple studies could boost the technology development. Such analysis could identify patterns or provide insights that are not obvious in a single study. Here we present a high quality dataset containing only independently certified Pb-based perovskite solar cells summarizing their efficiency, relevant I-V metrics, manufacturing processes and materials used. Analysis over the dataset provides insights on how aperture size, perovskite deposition methods and materials used in each functional layer affect the final solar cell efficiency and I-V metrics. Future directions are also suggested for efficiency improvements.


Perovskite; Solar cell; scale up; efficiency; certification; process


Chemistry and Materials Science, Materials Science and Technology

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