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Symposium F.EL08-Frontiers of Halide Perovskites—Linking Fundamental Properties to Devices

Includes Symposium S.CT02—Halide Perovskites—From Lead-Free Materials to Advanced Characterization and Deposition Approaches

Halide perovskites (HPs) have catalyzed a revolution in (opto)electronic devices including solar cells, light-emitting devices, lasers, optical amplifiers, photo-/X-ray/radiation detectors, memristors, and transistors. HPs are a broad family of materials that exhibit wide tunability in their chemical composition from organic to inorganic as well as the crystal-structure dimensionality from 3D to 0D, endowing these materials with a variety of properties. In particular, perovskite-based solar cells have reached certified power conversion efficiencies beyond 25 % and emerged as a game-changing photovoltaic technology. Furthermore, HPs exhibit unusual physical/chemical behaviors that are rarely seen in other materials systems. While much of the early research focused on improving device performance, there is an ever-increasing fraction of the field focusing on enhancing the fundamental understanding of the physics, chemistry and materials science underpinning these HP materials, devices and further critical technological developments. This symposium will cover topics at the forefront of fundamental and applied understanding driving the development of devices and new applications (see list below). Critically, we will seek to enable new links between fields: theory driving experiment and vice versa, fundamental links between properties through multimodal investigations, and connecting fundamental properties to operating devices through in-operando and in-situ characterization. This symposium will therefore stimulate efforts to advance the state-of-knowledge of perovskites and the development of high-performance devices.

Topics will include:

  • Materials/defect theory and characterization of halide perovskites
  • Single crystals, thin films and nanocrystals of halide perovskites in different dimensions: 3D, 2D, 2D/3D, 1D and 0D
  • Lead-free, low-dimensional (2D/1D/0D), and new perovskite and perovskite-inspired materials
  • Synthetic science (nucleation, crystallization, and microstructural evolution) of halide perovskites
  • Physiochemical properties of halide perovskites including dielectric, ferroelectric, piezoelectric, thermoelectric, and electrochromic
  • Surface/interface/nano science of halide perovskites including new nano- and micro-scale characterization techniques
  • Charge-carrier dynamics, transport and optical processes in halide perovskites
  • Device physics and performances in optoelectronic devices
  • In-situ, in-operando and multimodal studies connecting critical properties and behavior
  • Degradation, stabilization and ion migration mechanisms in halide perovskites
  • Emerging perovskite applications including those exploiting spin, electrochemical, quantum and mixed electronic/ionic conduction
  • A tutorial complementing this symposium is tentatively planned.

Invited Speakers:

  • Natalie Banerji (Universität Bern, Switzerland)
  • Matt Beard (National Renewable Energy Laboratories, USA)
  • Rebecca Belisle (Wellesley College, USA)
  • María Bernechea (Universidad Zaragoza, Spain)
  • Pablo Boix (Universitat de València, Spain)
  • Tonio Buonassisi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
  • Felix Deschler (Cambridge University, United Kingdom)
  • Letian Dou (Purdue University, USA)
  • Giles Eperon (Swift Solar/National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA)
  • David Fenning (University of California, San Diego, USA)
  • David Ginger (University of Washington, USA)
  • Feliciano Giustino (The University of Texas at Austin, USA)
  • Jinsong Huang (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)
  • Bryan Huey (University of Connecticut, USA)
  • Michael Irwin (Hunt Energy, USA)
  • Song Jin (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
  • Antoine Kahn (Princeton University, USA)
  • Prashant Kamat (University of Notre Dame, USA)
  • Mercouri Kanatzidis (Northwestern University, USA)
  • Hemamala Karunadasa (Stanford University, USA)
  • Claudine Katan (University of Rennes, France)
  • Maksym Kovalenko (ETH Zürich, Switzerland)
  • Marina Leite (University of California, Davis, USA)
  • Shengzhong Liu (Shaanxi Normal University, China)
  • Maria Antoinetta Loi (University of Groningen, Netherlands)
  • Olga Malinkiewicz (Saule Technologies, Poland)
  • Rebecca Milot (University of Warwick, United Kingdom)
  • Laura Miranda (Oxford PV, United Kingdom)
  • David Mitzi (Duke University, USA)
  • Ivan Mora Seró (Universitat Jaume I, Spain)
  • Lea Nienhaus (Florida State University, USA)
  • Nakita Noel (Princeton University, USA)
  • Annamaria Petrozza (Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy)
  • Yabing Qi (Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)
  • Sang-Il Seok (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea)
  • Qing Shen (The University of Electro-Communications, Japan)
  • Carlos Silva (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
  • Diego Solis-Ibarra (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico)
  • Tze-Chien Sum (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
  • Mike Toney (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, USA)
  • Vladan Stevanovic (Colorado School of Mines, USA)
  • Sam Stranks (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)
  • Alison Walker (University of Bath, United Kingdom)
  • Aron Walsh (Imperial College London, United Kingdom)
  • Stefan Weber (Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Germany)
  • Jingbi You (Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
  • Ni Zhao (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
  • Kai Zhu (National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA)
  • Alex Zunger (University of Colorado Boulder, USA)

Symposium Organizers

Yuanyuan Zhou
Hong Kong Baptist University
Department of Physics
Hong Kong

Juan-Pablo Correa-Baena
Georgia Institute of Technology
203-219-9755, jpcorrea@gatech.edu

Laura Herz
University of Oxford
United Kingdom
00441865 272200, laura.herz@physics.ox.ac.uk

Robert Hoye
University of Cambridge
United Kingdom
+447397381487, rlzh2@cam.ac.uk

Libai Huang
Purdue University
765-494-7851, libai-huang@purdue.edu

Hemamala Karunadasa
Stanford University
1 650 723 0288, hemamala@stanford.edu

Yabing Qi
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit (EMSSU)
0081-98-966-2184, Yabing.Qi@OIST.jp

Samuel Stranks
University of Cambridge
Physics / Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology
United Kingdom
00441223337288, sds65@cam.ac.uk