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Journal of Electronic Materials

, Volume 48, Issue 12, pp 8014–8023 | Cite as

Thin Film of Perovskite (Mixed-Cation of Lead Bromide FA1−xMAxPbBr) Obtained by One-Step Method

  • B. SlimiEmail author
  • M. Mollar
  • B. Marí
  • R. Chtourou
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Abstract

Perovskite materials for solar cell applications were prepared by a one-step method. In the following work, the spin coating technique was used for organic–inorganic hybrid perovskite formamidinium lead tribromide (FAPbBr3), methylammonium lead tribromide (MAPbBr3) and formamidinium methylammonium lead tribromide (FA1−xMAxPbBr3).Thin films of mixed FA1−xMAxPbBr3 (x = 0–1) perovskites deposited on indium tin oxide glass substrates were obtained by mixing FAPbBr3 and MAPbBr3 in different proportions. Structural x-ray diffraction (XRD), morphological (Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and energy dispersive x-ray spectroscopy (EDX) and optical (uv–visible spectroscopy (UV–Vis) proprieties were investigated for all synthesized perovskites as a function of the MA/FA ratio. The (XRD) analysis shows the formation of a cubic-phase perovskite with space group Pm-3 m in the composition range 0 ≤ x ≤ 1. High absorbance levels were obtained in the infrared region 500-900 nm for mixed perovskites FAMAPbBr3. The estimated energy band-gap from the absorbance spectral measurements for FAMAPbBr3 thin films was in the range of 2.2 eV for FAPbBr3 and 2.3 eV for MAPbBr3, respectively. The photoluminescence emission of mixed FA/MA perovskite thin films was located in intermediate values between 580 nm and 555 nm.

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Organic–inorganic hybrid perovskite high absorbance Photoluminescence x-ray techniques thin films 

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Acknowledgments

Nanomaterials and Systems Laboratory for Renewable Energies, Research and Technology Center of Energy Technoparc Borj Cedria for financial support. This work was supported by the Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (ENE2013- 46624-C4-4-R) and the Generalitat Valenciana (Prometeus 2014/044).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut de Disseny i FabricacióUniversitat Politècnica de ValènciaValènciaSpain
  2. 2.Laboratory of Nanomaterials and Systems for Renewable Energies (LaNSER), Research and Technology Center of EnergyTechno-Park Borj-CedriaHammam-Lif, TunisTunisia

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