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Development of Perovskite Photovoltaics for Space Environment

Objective

Hybrid organic-inorganic perovskite solar cells (PSCs) as a well-known emerging thin-film photovoltaic (PV) technology are developing rapidly owing to their versatile optoelectronic properties. Outstanding photoconversion efficiency, high specific power (power to weight ratio), compatibility with flexible substrates and low-cost chemical-based manufacturing, and excellent radiation resistance of PSCs make them as a promising alternative for next-generation space PVs. However, compared with other practical space PVs, such as silicon and III-V multi-junction commercial cells, the research on PSCs for space environment is just in the infancy stage. The aim of P4SPACE project, is delivering of a sustainable PV technology for any present and future space environment application by developing and scale-up of the PSCs with high performance and durability in the harsh space environments.

Coordinator

UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI ROMA LA SAPIENZA
Net EU contribution
€ 207 609,60
Address
Piazzale Aldo Moro 5
00185 Roma
Italy

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Region
Centro (IT) Lazio Roma
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
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