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Impact analysis of CuSCN in Perovskite (CH3NH3PbI3) Solar Cell as Hole Transport Layer

Ajay Kumar, Ravi Shankar Yadav


The comprehensive modelling and numerical simulation of perovskite solar cell’s were carried out utilizing perovskite materials such “methyl ammonium lead iodide (MAPbI3, MA= CH3NH3)” with the help of SCAPS tools and measured the measurements like "open-circuit voltage (Voc), fill factor (FF), power conversion efficiency (PCE), and short-circuit current density (Jsc) of the MAPbI3 material used as active layer, respectively.” In the modelled structure of the perovskite solar (Fig 1 as shown below) cell, the copper thiocyanate (CuSCN) substance plays a crucial role and acts as the hole transport layer (HTL). According to the results of the simulation, MAPbI3 has structural characteristics like a fill factor (FF) of 84.63, apower conversion efficiency (PCE) of 27.87%, an open circuit voltage (Voc) of 1.18V, and a short circuit current density (Jsc) of 27.908493 mAcm-2. The results show excellent agreement with the existing values for all of the aforementioned parameters that were measured and published values from other researchers. The C-F and C-V characteristics have been plotted in this paper.



Perovskite solar cell, CH3NH3PbI3, CuSCN, FF, Voc, Jsc, , PCE, C-F and C-V characteristics.

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