Campus Units

Chemistry, Ames Laboratory

Document Type

Article

Publication Version

Published Version

Publication Date

10-17-2019

Journal or Book Title

Journal of the Mexican Chemical Society

Volume

63

Issue

3

First Page

13

Last Page

27

DOI

10.29356/jmcs.v63i3.623

Abstract

An optimized synthetic procedure for preparing photostable nanocrystalline methylammonium lead halide materials is reported. The procedure was developed by adjusting the lead halide to methylammonium/octylammonium halide precursor ratio. At a high precursor ratio (1:3), a blue-shifted photoinduced luminescence peak is measured at 642 nm for CH3NH3PbI3 with 0.01 to 12 mJ pulsed-laser irradiation. The appearance of this peak is reversible over 300 min upon blocking the irradiation. In order to determine if the peak is the result of a phase change, in situ x-ray diffraction measurements were performed. No phase change was measured with an irradiance that causes the appearance of the photoinduced luminescence peak. Luminescence microscpectroscopy measurements showed that the use of a lower precursor ratio (1:1.5) produces CH3NH3PbI3 and CH3NH3PbBr3 perovskites that are stable over 4 min of illumination. Given the lack of a measured phase change, and the dependence on the precursor ratio, the photoinduced luminesce peak may derive from surface trap states. The enhanced photostability of the resulting perovskite nanocrystals produced with the optimized synthetic procedure supports their use in stable optoelectronic devices.

Comments

This article is published as Freppon, Daniel J., Long Men, Ujjal Bhattacharjee, Bryan A. Rosales, Feng Zhu, Jacob W. Petrich, Emily A. Smith, and Javier Vela. "Synthetic Control of the Photoluminescence Stability of Organolead Halide Perovskites." Journal of the Mexican Chemical Society 63, no. 3 (2019). DOI: 10.29356/jmcs.v63i3.623. Posted with permission.

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Sociedad Química de México

Language

en

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