Focus Issue on Perovskite Solar Photovoltaic and Photoelectrochemical Cells: Status and Challenges

Call for Papers

The ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology is publishing a collection of papers on perovskite solar photovoltaic and photoelectrochemical cells.

To achieve carbon neutrality, perovskite solar photovoltaic and photoelectrochemical cells are promising technologies to catalyze the growth of solar energy deployment. As the power conversion efficiency of the laboratory-scale single-junction photovoltaic cell surpassed 25 percent, it attracted huge interest from the solar industry. Additionally, perovskites have recently emerged as promising next-generation photoelectrochemical photoelectrode materials. However, major challenges remain to be overcome before the industrialization of these promising solar technologies. The technical contents covered in this focus issue should provide important electrochemical and photophysical insights for the development of commercial perovskite photovoltaic and photoelectrochemical devices and systems.

This focused collection covers recent attempts to overcome the remaining challenges for the commercialization of metal halide perovskite solar photovoltaic and photoelectrochemical cells. The topics include our current understanding and approaches to issues such as efficiency, stability, toxicity, scalability, and others of perovskite solar photovoltaic and photoelectrochemical cells.

This focus issue is open to all authors interested in submitting review, critical review, perspective, methods, communication, or original research articles.

Accepting Submissions: March 10, 2023 | Submission Deadline: June 7, 2023

Guest Editors

Jin-Wook Lee, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea |  
Zhaoning Song, University of Toledo, U.S. |
Atsushi Wakamiya, Kyoto University, Japan |
Yanfa Yan, University of Toledo, U.S. |

Associate Editor

Meng Tao, Arizona State University, U.S. |

Technical Editor

Fan Ren, University of Florida, U.S. |


Krishnan Rajeshwar, The University of Texas at Arlington, U.S. |

Articles are published in a standard issue of the journal as they are accepted. If selected at submission, accepted papers are published online in the ECS Digital Library on IOPscience within 24 hours of scheduling for publication. The version of record is published online within approximately 10 days of final acceptance.

Visit the ECS website for author submission instructions and requirements for each article type.

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