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Research Team Led by School of Science Associate Professor Tomita Publishes Paper in International Journal NANO LETTERS

On December 24, 2018, a paper authored by Associate Professor Koji Tomita, Department of Chemistry, School of Science and a team of doctoral researchers called "Low-Temperature-Processed Brookite-Based TiO2 Heterophase Junction Enhances Performance of Planar Perovskite Solar Cells" was published in the online version of NANO LETTERS, a journal focused on nanomaterials.

This paper discusses the production of "organic perovskite solar cells," which has a small energy and monetary cost compared to conventional silicon solar cells. By introducing brookite titanium dioxide to the conventional anatase titanium dioxide in the electron transport layer, which captures electrons excited from the absorption of light in the perovskite layer, the electron flow becomes more efficient, thus improving the power generation rate.

For more details: NANO LETTERS (Link to outside website)

Press release (January 25, 2019)