Novel spiro-based hole transporting materials for efficient perovskite solar cells

Ming Hsien Li, Che Wei Hsu, Po Shen Shen, Hsin Min Cheng, Yun Chi, Peter Chen, Tzung Fang Guo

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Three spiro-acridine-fluorene based hole transporting materials (HTMs), namely CW3, CW4 and CW5, are employed in the fabrication of organic-inorganic hybrid perovskite solar cells. The corresponding mesoscopic TiO2/CH3NH3PbI3/HTM devices are investigated and compared with that made with commercial spiro-OMeTAD. The best conversion efficiency of 16.56% is achieved for CW4 in the presence of tBp and Li-TFSI as additives and without a cobalt dopant. The performances of CW4 are further examined in terms of conductivity, mobility, morphology, and stability to show its potential as an alternative HTM.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15518-15521
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number85
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Jan 1


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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