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Oriented Perovskite Crystals and Methods of Making the Same
An aspect of the present disclosure is a method that includes combining a first organic salt (A.sup.1X.sup.1), a first metal salt) a second organic salt (A.sup.2X.sup.3), a second metal salt (M.sup.2Cl.sub.2), and a solvent to form a primary solution, where A.sup.1X.sup.1 and M.sup.1(X.sup.2).sub.2 are present in the primary solution at a first ratio between about 0.5 to 1.0 and about 1.5 to 1.0, and A.sup.2X.sup.3 to M.sup.2Cl.sub.2 are present in the primary solution at a second ratio between about 2.0 to 1.0 and about 4.0 to 1.0. In some embodiments of the present disclosure, at least one of A.sup.1 or A.sup.2 may include at least one of an alkyl ammonium, an alkyl diamine, cesium, and/or rubidium.
ZHU, Kai (Littleton, CO), Kim, Donghoe (Broomfield, CO), Berry, Joseph Jonathan (Boulder, CO), Park, Jaehong (Kyotu-fu, JP)
15/ 784,251
October 16, 2017
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN [0002] The United States Government has rights in this disclosure under Contract No. DE-AC36-08GO28308 between the United States Department of Energy and the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC, the Manager and Operator of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.