Semiconducting Materials and Optoelectronic Devices

Research group no. 26

Semiconducting Materials and Optoelectronic Devices

Group leader

Daniel Prochowicz Associate Professor

+48 22 343 3072
dprochowicz@ichf.edu.pl

Research topics

The research topics of the team focus on the fabrication and physicochemical characterization of laboratory solar cells and photodetectors based on halide perovskites.

Members

mgr inż. Joanna Kruszyńska

Research

  • development of methods for the fabrication of perovskite thin films ehxibiting high stability under conditions of elevated temperature and high humidity
  • development of methods for the formation of high-quality electron transport layers
  • development of methods for the synthesis of halide perovskites in the form of single crystals
  • fabrication of stable and efficient optoelectronic devices based on halide perovskites

Publications

2021

Parikh, N., Karamta, M., Yadav, N., Mahdi Tavakoli, M., Prochowicz, D., Akin, S., Kalam, A., Satapathi, S., & Yadav, P.
Is machine learning redefining the perovskite solar cells?
Journal of Energy Chemistry, https://doi.org/10.1016/J.JECHEM.2021.07.020

Tavakoli, M. M., Dastjerdi, H. T., Yadav, P., Prochowicz, D., Si, H., & Tavakoli, R.
Ambient Stable and Efficient Monolithic Tandem Perovskite/PbS Quantum Dots Solar Cells via Surface Passivation and Light Management Strategies.
Advanced Functional Materials, https://doi.org/10.1002/adfm.202010623

Chavan, R. D., Parikh, N., Tavakoli, M. M., Prochowicz, D., Kalam, A., Yadav, P., Bhoite, P. H., & Hong, C. K.
Mesoscopic TiO2 /Nb2O5 Electron Transfer Layer for Efficient and Stable Perovskite Solar Cells.
Advanced Materials Interfaces, https://doi.org/10.1002/admi.202100177

M. M. Tavakoli, P. Yadav, D. Prochowicz, R. Tavakoli,
Efficient, Hysteresis‐Free and Flexible Inverted Perovskite Solar Cells Using All‐Vacuum Processing
Solar RRL 2021, 5, 2000552. https://doi.org/10.1002/solr.202000552

S. Trivedi, D. Prochowicz, N. Parikh, A. Mahapatra, M. K. Pandey, A. Kalam, M. M. Tavakoli, Pankaj Yadav,
“Recent Progress in Growth of Single-Crystal Perovskites for Photovoltaic Applications”
ACS Omega 2021, 6, 1030-1042. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.0c04593

N. Parikh, M. M. Tavakoli, M. K. Pandey, A. Kalam, D. Prochowicz, P. Yadav,
“Role of spacer cation on the growth and crystal orientation of two-dimensional perovskite”
Sustain. Energy Fuels, 2021, 5, 1255-1279. https://doi.org/10.1039/D0SE01469A

S. Narayanan, N. Parikh, M. M. Tavakoli, M. Pandey, M. Kumar, A. Kalam, S. Trivedi, D. Prochowicz, P. Yadav,
“Metal Halide Perovskites for Energy Storage Applications”
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2021, 13, 1201-1212. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejic.202100015

N. Parikh, M. M. Tavakoli, M. Pandey, M. Kumar, D. Prochowicz, R. D. Chavan, P. Yadav,
“Two-dimensional halide perovskite single crystals: principles and promises”

Chavan, R. D., Prochowicz, D., Bończak, B., Fiałkowski, M., Tavakoli, M. M., Yadav, P., Patel, M. J., Gupta, S. K., Gajjar, P. N., & Hong, C. K.
Azahomofullerenes as New n-Type Acceptor Materials for Efficient and Stable Inverted Planar Perovskite Solar Cells.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.1c01685

Trivedi, S., Prochowicz, D., Kalam, A., Tavakoli, M. M., & Yadav, P.
Development of all-inorganic lead halide perovskites for carbon dioxide photoreduction.
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2021.111047

Chavan, R. D., Prochowicz, D., Bończak, B., Fiałkowski, M., Tavakoli, M. M., Yadav, P., Patel, M. J., Gupta, S. K., Gajjar, P. N., & Hong, C. K.
Azahomofullerenes as New n-Type Acceptor Materials for Efficient and Stable Inverted Planar Perovskite Solar Cells.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.1c01685

Xie, H., Wang, Z., Chen, Z., Pereyra, C., Pols, M., Gałkowski, K., Anaya, M., Fu, S., Jia, X., Tang, P., Kubicki, D. J., Agarwalla, A., Kim, H.-S., Prochowicz, D., Borrisé, X., Bonn, M., Bao, C., Sun, X., Zakeeruddin, S. M., Emsley, L., Arbiol, J., Gao, F., Fu, F., Wang, H.I., Klaas-Jan, T., Stranks, S.D., Tao, S., Gratzel, M., Hagfeldt, A., Lira-Cantu, M.
Decoupling the effects of defects on efficiency and stability through phosphonates in stable halide perovskite solar cells.
Joule, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joule.2021.04.003

Prochowicz, D., Trivedi, S., Parikh, N., Saliba, M., Kalam, A., Tavakoli, M. M., & Yadav, P.
In the Quest of Low Frequency Impedance Spectra of Efficient Perovskite Solar Cells.
Energy Technology, https://doi.org/10.1002/ente.202100229

Parikh, N., Karamta, M., Yadav, N., Mahdi Tavakoli, M., Prochowicz, D., Akin, S., Kalam, A., Satapathi, S., & Yadav, P.

Is machine learning redefining the perovskite solar cells?

Journal of Energy Chemistry, https://doi.org/10.1016/J.JECHEM.2021.07.020

Cooperation

  • Prof. Michael Graetzel (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)
  • Prof. Michael Saliba (University of Stuttgart)
  • Dr. Pankaj Yadav (Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University)
  • Dr. Mahdi Tavakoli (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  • Dr. Dominik Kubicki (University of Cambridge)
  • Dr. Seckin Akin (Karamanoglu Mehmetbey University)

Financing

2021-2023

National Science Centre of Poland, OPUS 20 Project: "Probing the structure–property relationships in single-crystalline lead halide perovskites for photodetector applications”. PI: Daniel Prochowicz (PLN  1 094 340; EUR 243 000)

2021-2025

National Science Centre of Poland, Sonata Bis 10 Project: “Development of strategies for improving stability of perovskite solar cells”. PI: Daniel Prochowicz (PLN 2 632 760, ca. EUR 585 000)