Extraction of Recombination Rate Constants Using Illumination Dependent \( \varvec{V}_{{{\mathbf{oc}}}} \) of Perovskite Solar Cells

  • Vikas NandalEmail author
  • Pradeep R. Nair
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Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 215)


In this work, we introduce a scheme to extract rate coefficients by comparing open circuit voltages obtained from detailed balance calculations and numerical simulations of PIN based Perovskite solar cell at different illumination intensity. We find that the extracted values of rate coefficients are in accordance with the assumed input parameters. Our methodology can also be applicable to other thin film carrier selective PIN devices.



This article is based upon work supported under the US-India Partnership to Advance Clean Energy-Research (PACE-R) for the Solar Energy Research Institute for India and the United States (SERIIUS), funded jointly by the U.S. Department of Energy (Office of Science, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, and Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Solar Energy Technology Program, under Subcontract DE-AC36-08GO28308 to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado) and the Government of India, through the Department of Science and Technology under Subcontract IUSSTF/JCERDC-SERIIUS/2012 dated 22nd November 2012. The authors also acknowledges Center of Excellence in Nanoelectronics (CEN) and National Center for Photovoltaic Research and Education (NCPRE), IIT Bombay for computational facilities.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology BombayPowai, MumbaiIndia

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