Effect of internal electric fields on charge carrier dynamics in a ferroelectric material for solar energy conversion

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Morris, MR, Pendlebury, SR, Hong, J, Dunn, S and Durrant, JR (2016). Effect of internal electric fields on charge carrier dynamics in a ferroelectric material for solar energy conversion. Advanced Materials. 28 (33), pp. 7123-7128.
AuthorsMorris, MR, Pendlebury, SR, Hong, J, Dunn, S and Durrant, JR
Abstract

Spontaneous polarization is shown to enhance the lifetimes of photogenerated species in BaTiO3. This is attributed to polarization‐induced surface band bending acting as a thermal barrier to electron/hole recombination. The study indicates that the efficiencies of solar cells and solar fuels devices can be enhanced by the use of ferroelectric materials.

Year2016
JournalAdvanced Materials
Journal citation28 (33), pp. 7123-7128
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1002/adma.201601238
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Print09 Jun 2016
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Deposited09 Jan 2019
Accepted09 Jun 2016
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