Imec was one of the pioneers in the development of thin film organic solar cells. With the recent emerging of perovskite solar cells, imec together with its partners in the R&D cluster Solliance reused this knowledge to become worldwide recognized leaders in perovskite solar cell and module development.
Small size perovskite cells with stabilized efficiencies up to 19% have been achieved. But the focus of imec and solliance is the development of realistic large size modules on rigid (glass) substrates and flexible (foil) substrates. On 15 cm by 15 cm glass substrates, perovskite module efficiencies of up to 11% have been demonstrated using large area and upscalable processing techniques.
Next to increasing efficiencies, also understanding the stability issues and from there on developing new materials and processing techniques to increase stability and life time are essential activities at imec and Solliance.
By participating in the Solliance perovskite solar cell share research program, companies get access to the broad scope of perovskite cell and module innovations. Also dedicated projects on specific topics of interest of companies are possible.
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Additives and interfacial layers for thin film perovskite solar cells
Improving the performance and stability of highly efficient perovskite solar cells
Advanced approaches to tunnel-oxide passivating contact development for high-efficiency silicon solar cells
Make and test your own silicon solar cells
Transparent conductive oxide (TCO) and nc-Si thin film development for use in 2-terminal Si heterojunction-perovskite tandem solar cells
Developing a "skin" that "sweats" charge carriers for high-efficiency solar cells
Optical simulations for perovskite/c-Si tandem solar module
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