Water-Induced Dimensionality Reduction in Metal-Halide Perovskites
Alamer, Badriah Jaber
Mohammed, Omar F.
KAUST DepartmentChemical Science Program
Functional Nanomaterials Lab (FuNL)
KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)
KAUST Solar Center (KSC)
Material Science and Engineering Program
Physical Science and Engineering (PSE) Division
Ultrafast Laser Spectroscopy and Four-dimensional Electron Imaging Research Group
Online Publication Date2018-03-30
Print Publication Date2018-06-28
Permanent link to this recordhttp://hdl.handle.net/10754/627552
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AbstractMetal-halide perovskite materials are highly attractive materials for optoelectronic applications. However, the instability of perovskite materials caused by moisture and heat-induced degradation impairs future prospects of using these materials. Here we employ water to directly transform films of the three-dimensional (3D) perovskite CsPbBr3 to stable two-dimensional (2D) perovskite-related CsPb2Br5. A sequential dissolution-recrystallization process governs this water induced transformation under PbBr2 rich condition. We find that these post-synthesized 2D perovskite-related material films exhibit excellent stability against humidity and high photoluminescence quantum yield. We believe that our results provide a new synthetic method to generate stable 2D perovskite-related materials that could be applicable for light emitting device applications.
CitationTuredi B, Lee KJ, Dursun I, Alamer B, Wu Z, et al. (2018) Water-Induced Dimensionality Reduction in Metal-Halide Perovskites. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b01343.
SponsorsThe authors wish to thank to Abdullah S. Abbas for the help in the video editing. The authors acknowledge the funding support from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). This work was also supported by the Soonchunhyang University Research Fund.
PublisherAmerican Chemical Society (ACS)