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Effect study of Cu2O in Perovskite (CH3NH3PbX3, X: I, Br, Cl) Solar Cell as Hole Transport Layer

Kedar Nath Yadav, Ravi Shankar Yadav, Rakesh Kumar Singh



The detailed modeling and mathematical simulation on perovskite solar cells have been performed with three various perovskite materials, such as “methyl ammonium lead trial halide (MAPbX3, MA= CH3NH3, X: I, Br, Cl)” with aid of solar cell capacitance simulator software (SCAPS) tools. The electrical possessions of MAPbX3 material performed as “active layer” and measured different parameters such as “open-circuit voltage (Voc), fill factor (FF), 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 simulated results show that MAPbI3 has better determined structural parameters (FF= 85.45, PCE= 28.69%, Voc= 1.20V, Jsc= 27.84 mAcm-2) compared with MAPbBr3 and MAPbCl3. All of the above measured parameter’s have been compared with other workers with existing experimental and reported values and show strong covenant with recorded values.

Keywords: Perovskite solar cell, CH3NH3PbI3, CH3NH3PbBr3, CH3NH3PbCl3, Cu2O, FF, Voc, Jsc, PCE

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Kedar Nath Yadav, Ravi Shankar Yadav, Rakesh Kumar Singh. Effect study of Cu2O in Perovskite (CH3NH3PbX3, X: I, Br, Cl) Solar Cell as Hole Transport Layer. Journal of Microelectronics and Solid State Devices. 2020; 7(1): 5–10p.

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