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Novel Inorganic-Organic Perovskites for Solution Processable Photovoltaics

Start Date: September 2013


Michael McGehee, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and Hemamala Karunadasa, Department of Chemistry, Stanford University

Annual Reports


  • Slavney, A. H.; Hu, T.; Lindenberg, A. M.; Karunadasa, H. I. A Bismuth-Halide Double Perovskite with Long Carrier Recombination Lifetime for Photovoltaic Applications, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 138, 2138- 2141 (2016). DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b13294
  • Jaffe, A.; Lin, Y.; Beavers, C. M.; Voss, J.; Mao, W. L.; Karunadasa, H. I. High-Pressure Single-Crystal Structures of 3D Lead-Halide Hybrid Perovskites and Pressure Effects on their Electronic and Optical Properties, ACS Central Science, 2, 201-209 (2016). DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.6b00055
  • Umeyama,D.; Lin,Y.; Karunadasa,H.I .Red-to-black piezochromism in a compressible Pb–I–SCN layered perovskite, Manuscript in revision, 2016.
  • Bailie C.D., Christoforo M.G., Mailoa J.P., Bowring A.R., Unger E.L., Nguyen W.H., Burschka J., Pellet N., Lee J.Z., Grätzel M., et al., Polycrystalline Tandem Photovoltaics Using Perovskites on Top of Silicon and CIGS. Energy Environ. Sci., 8, 956–963, 2015.
  • Solis-Ibarra, D.; Smith, I.C.; Karunadasa, H.I. Post-Synthetic Halide Conversion and Selective Halogen Capture in Hybrid Perovskites, Chemical Science, 6, 4054-4059 (2015). DOI: 10.1039/C5SC01135C
  • “Mapping Electric Field-Induced Switchable Poling and Structural Degradation in Hybrid Lead Halide Perovskite Thin Films,” T. Leijtens, E.T. Hoke, G. Grancini, D.J. Slotcavagee, G.E. Eperon, J.M. Ball, M. De Bastiani, A.R. Bowring, N. Martino, K. Wojciechowski, M.D. McGehee, H.J. Snaith, A. Petrozza, Advanced Energy Materials, 5 (2015), p. 1500962.
  • “High-Efficiency Tandem Perovskite Solar Cells” C.D. Bailie, M.D. McGehee, MRS Bulletin, 40 (2015) p. 681-685.
  • Grancini, G.; D’Innocenzo, V.; Dohner, E. R.; Martino, N.; Mosconi, E.; De Angelis, F.; Karunadasa, H. I.; Hoke, E. T.; Petrozza, A. CH3NH3PbI3 Perovskite Single Crystals: Surface Photophysics and its Interaction with the Environment, Chemical Science, 6, 7305-7310 (2015). DOI: 10.1039/C5SC02542G
  • Smith I.C., Hoke E.T., Solis-Ibarra D., McGehee M.D., Karunadasa H.I., A Layered Hybrid Perovskite Solar- Cell Absorber with Enhanced Moisture Stability. Angew. Chemie, 126, 11414–11417, 2014.
  • Unger E.L., Hoke E.T., Bailie C.D., Nguyen W.H., Bowring A.R., Heumuller T., Christoforo M.G., McGehee M.D., Hysteresis and transient behavior in current-voltage measurements of hybrid-perovskite absorber solar cells. Energy Environ. Sci., 7, 3690–3698, 2014.
  • Hoke E.T., Slotcavage D.J., Dohner E.R., Bowring A.R., Karunadasa H.I., McGehee M.D., Reversible photo- induced trap formation in mixed-halide hybrid perovskites for photovoltaics. Chem. Sci., 6, 613–617, 2014.
  • Unger E.L., Bowring A.R., Tassone C.J., Pool V., Gold-Parker A., Cheacharoen R., Stone K.H., Hoke E.T., Toney M.F., McGehee M.D., Chloride in lead-chloride derived organo-metal halides for perovskite-absorber solar cells. Chem. Mater., 26, 7158–7165, 2014.


  • McGehee, M.D. Optimizing Perovskite Semiconductors for Tandem Solar Cells. Invited talk at the Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco, April 2014.
  • Hoke, E.T. Charge Recombination and Transport in Hybrid Perovskite Solar Cells, Oral presentation at the Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, December 2013.Updated July 2015