Hybrid semiconductor nanocrystals/perovskite solar cells

Christopher Bailey, University of Southampton

The rapid rise in efficiency of thin-film solar cells using organometal halide perovskite semiconductors has made this class of photovoltaic ...... (read more)

Perovskite heterojunctions by vapour deposition

Kilian Lohmann, University of Oxford

Metal halide perovskite materials have emerged over the past few years as a particularly promising PV technology, with power conversation ...... (read more)

Computationally assisted discovery of new solar absorbers

Matthew Smith, University of Liverpool

This project aims to discover new solar absorber materials to overcome the stability, sustainability and toxicity issues surrounding current hybrid ...... (read more)

Encapsulation technologies for thin-film photovoltaic devices

Joel Smith, University of Sheffield

This project will develop a range of encapsulation materials and techniques for both polymer:fullerene and perovskite PV devices. A range ...... (read more)

Vapour Deposition of Perovskite Solar Cells

Juliane Borchert, University of Oxford

Increasing world needs for electrical power have intensified research into materials suitable for cheap and efficient solar cells. To the ...... (read more)

Stability of Hybrid Perovskites for Tandem Solar Cells

Leonardo Buizza, University of Oxford

Hybrid metal halide perovskites have emerged as an important new class of materials for photovoltaics. Their integration in tandem with ...... (read more)

Charge separation at perovskite/singlet fission material interfaces

Alan Bowman, University of Cambridge

As solar cells continue to improve, their efficiencies will approach the Shockley- Queisser limit of 33%. To overcome this limit, ...... (read more)

Mesoscale model of charge transport in 2D Ruddlesden-Popper perovskite solar cells

Lewis Irvine, University of Bath

3D organic-inorganic perovskites are promising since the power conversion efficiency (PCE) of solar cells made from these materials have gone ...... (read more)

Modelling Ion Motion and Hysteresis in Perovskites

Laurence Bennett, University of Southampton

Organolead halide perovskite solar cells have shown dramatic increases in efficiency to around 20% since their inception in 2012. Nevertheless ...... (read more)

Understanding degradation mechanisms in perovskite based PV devices

Claire Greenland, University of Sheffield

Stability of performance is probably the most critical factor in determining the potential for commercialisation of a new PV technology. ...... (read more)

Hot-carrier harvesting in hybrid metal halide perovskites for solar cells

Alexander Knight, University of Oxford

Photovoltaic cells incorporating hybrid organic inorganic metal halide perovskites have seen a phenomenally rapid improvement over the past 5 years, ...... (read more)

New heterostructures for perovskite solar cells and investigation of the stability of methylammonium lead iodide layers

Silvia Mariotti, University of Liverpool

The project is to establish the band line ups for perovskite materials in combination with II-VI semiconductors and transparent conducting ...... (read more)

Multi-Scale Simulations of Point and Extended Defects in Thin-Film Solar Cells

Lucy Whalley, University of Bath

A general problem with developing new materials for photovoltaics is that while a bulk material may appear to fulfil the ...... (read more)

Understanding the Role of the Electron Selective Contact in Perovskite Solar Cells

Matthew Pilot, University of Bath

Perovskite solar cells (PSC) have generated excitement in the field of emerging photovoltaics due to their high efficiencies, easy manufacturability ...... (read more)

Upscaling Vapour Deposited Perovskite Solar Cells

Elizabeth Duijnstee, University of Oxford

Metal halide Perovskite solar cells have emerged as promising semiconductor devices for next generation photovoltaics. Remarkably, the power conversion efficiency ...... (read more)

Perovskite photovoltaic devices

Mike Stringer, University of Sheffield

A focus on new precursors... (read more)

Perovskite Solar Cells

Olivia Ashton, University of Oxford

This project will focus on research associated with perovskite solar cells. The main aim will be to create a perovskite ...... (read more)

Photophysics of organometal halide perovskite materials for next-generation solar cells

Elizabeth Parrott, University of Oxford

Increasing world needs for electrical power have intensified research into materials suitable for cheap and efficient solar cells. Solution-processed semiconductors ...... (read more)

Characterizing the nanoscale morphology of Organic Metal Halide photovoltaic materials

Konstantinos Tsevas, University of Sheffield

In this project, the student will investigate the influence of processing conditions on the micro- and nano-structure of the perovskite ...... (read more)