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Impact Analysis of Different Active Layer (CH3NH3PbI3) Thickness Using Cu2O as Hole Transport Layer in Perovskite Solar Cell




Thickness of active Layer (CH3NH3PbI3) shows important role in term of stability and efficiency of perovskite solar cells. In this paper the numerical simulation and extensive modeling have been performed on perovskite solar cell using perovskite material such as methyl ammonium lead Iodide (MAPbI3, MA=CH3NH3) at different thickness with the help of SCAPS tool. The electrical properties of the MAPbI3 material used as active layer, have been calculated for different parameter such as open-circuit voltage (Voc), fill factor (FF), the power conversion efficiency (PCE), and short-circuit current density (Jsc) respectively. In the construction of the perovskite solar cell, cuprous oxide (Cu2O) material serves as “hole transport layer (HTL)”. The simulation result shows that increasing the thickness of HTL decreasing the efficiency of perovskite solar cell. The capacitance–frequency (C-F) and capacitance–voltage (C-V) for above studied perovskite solar cell have been calculated at various thicknesses of active material.

Keywords: Perovskite solar cell, CH3NH3PbI3, Cu2O, Thickness, FF, Voc, Jsc, PCE, C-V, C-F.

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Kedar Nath Yadav, Ravi Shankar Yadav, Rakesh Kumar Singh. Impact Analysis of Different Active Layer (CH3NH3PbI3) Thickness Using Cu2O as Hole Transport Layer in Perovskite Solar Cell. Trends in Opto-electro & Optical Communication. 2020; 10(2): 15–20p.

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