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Khwarizmi international Award
Session: 34th    
Researcher:  Prof.  Dr. Mohammad Khaja Nazeeruddin
Country: Switzerland
Date of Birth:  June 14, 1957.
Field: Solar Energy Conversion
Scientific Affiliation: École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), CH-1015, Lausanne, Switzerland
Research Work Title: Perovskite Solar Cells

Abstract: Perovskite solar cells (PSC) are a new paradigm in renewable energy because of their high efficiency reaching over 25%. The perovskite solar cells' high efficiency is due to their excellent optoelectronic properties, which were optimized by various cations and anions with different ratios. Another advantage of perovskite solar cells is their simple fabrication through solution-processing methods, either in n-i-p or p-i-n configurations. However, the PSCs' long-term stability is still a significant concern and is the bottleneck to commercialization.... Read more