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M. Hao, T. Duan, Z. Ma, M.-G. Ju, J.A. Bennett, T. Liu, P. Guo, Y. Zhou*

Flattening Grain-Boundary Grooves for Perovskite Solar Cells with High Opto-Mechanical Reliability.

Adv. Mater. 35, 2211155 (2023) Download


M. Hu, Y. Zhang, J. Gong, H. Zhou, X. Huang, M. Liu, Y. Zhou*, S. Yang*

Surface Sn (IV) Hydrolysis Improves Inorganic Sn–Pb Perovskite Solar Cells.

ACS Energy Lett. 8, 1035-1041(2023) Download


Y. Zhang, Y. Zhou*

Machine Vision for Interpreting Perovskite Grain Characteristics.

Acc. Mater. Res. 4, 209-211 (2023) Download


H. Li, Z. Zang, Q. Wei, X. Jiang, M. Ma, Z. Xing, J. Wang, D. Yu, F. Wang, W. Zhou, K.S. Wong, P.C.Y. Chow, Y. Zhou*, Z. Ning.

High-Member Low-Dimensional Sn-based Perovskite Solar Cells. 

Sci. China Chem. 66, 459-465 (2023) Download


P. Liu, B. Yu, W. Cai, X. Yao, K. Chang, X. Zhao, Z. Si, W. Deng*, Y. Zhou*, G. Zhou*, G. Wei*. 

Air-stable High-PLQY Cesium Lead Halide Perovskites for Laser-Patterned Displays.

J. Mater. Chem. C 11, 2282-2290 (2023) Download


Y. Li, C. Yang, W. Guo, T. Duan*, Z. Zhou*, Y. Zhou*.

All-inorganic Perovskite Solar Cells Featuring Mixed Group IVA Cations.

Nanoscale 15, 7249-7260 (2023) Download



Y. Zhou*, L.M. Herz, A. K.-Y. Jen, M. Saliba.

Advances and Challenges in Understanding Microscopic Structure-Property-Performance Relationship in Perovskite Solar Cells.

Nature Energy 7, 794 (2022). Download


S. Cai #*, J. Dai #, Z. Shao, M.U. Rothmann, Y. Jia, C. Gao, M. Hao, S. Pang, P. Wang, S.P. Lau, K. Zhu, J.J. Berry, L.M. Herz, X.C. Zeng*, Y. Zhou*

Atomically-Resolved Electrically Active Intragrain Interfaces in Perovskite Semiconductors.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 144, 4, 1910-1920 (2022) Download


M. Hao, Y. Zhou*

Nanoscopic Impurities Trigger Perovskite Degradation.

Joule 16, 1402 (2022) Download


J. Zhou, M. Hao, Y. Zhang, X. Ma, J. Dong, F. Lu, J. Wang, N. Wang*, Y. Zhou*

Chemo-Thermal Surface Dedoping for High-Performance Tin Perovskite Solar Cells. 

Matter 5, 683-693 (2022). Download


T. Duan, Y. Zhou*

Leveraging Hierarchical Chirality in Perovskite(-Inspired) Halides for Transformative Device Applications.

Adv. Energy Mater. (2022) DOI: 10.1002/aenm.202200792 Download


T. Liu, Q. Wei, S. Cai, B. He, Z. Su, Z. Zhang, Y. Zhang, H. Zhou, G. Wang, Y. Huang, J. Ren, Y. Zhou*, G. Xing*

Self-Assembled Bilayer Microstructure Improves Quasi-2D Perovskite Light-Emitting Diodes. 

Chem. Mater. 34, 10435-10442 (2022) Download


M. Hu, G. Wang, Q. Zhang, J. Gong, Z. Xing, J. Gao, J. Wang, P. Zeng, S. Zheng, M. Liu, Y. Zhou*, S. Yang*.

Antioxidative Solution Processing Yields Exceptional Sn(II) Stability for Sub-1.4 eV Bandgap Inorganic Perovskite Solar Cells. 

J. Energy Chem. (2022) DOI:10.1016/j.jechem.2022.05.030. Download


Y. Zhang, M. Hao, H. Zhou*, J. Deng*, Y. Zhou*

X-ray Ptychographic Tomography Reveals Buried 3D Structural Defects in Metal Halide Perovskites. 

J. Energy Chem. 73, 639 (2022) Download


Y. Zhang, M. Hao, H. Zhou*, J. Deng*, Y. Zhou*

XHarnessing chemical functions of ionic liquids for perovskite solar cells. 

J. Energy Chem.  48, 797 (2022) Download


X. Liu, Y. Li, L. Zhou, M. Li, Y. Zhou*, R. He*.

Coupling Intracompound Charge Transfer and Cluster‐Centered Excited States in Cu (I) Halide Hybrids for Efficient White Light Emission. 

Adv. Opt. Mater. 10, 2200944 (2022) Download


G.-H. Dun, H. Zhang, K. Qin, X. Tan, R. Zhao, M. Chen, Y. Huang, X.-S. Geng, Y.-Y. Li, Y. Li, P. Wan, G.-Y. Gou, Q.-X. Feng, X.-R. Zheng, R. Liang*, D. Xie*, Y. Zhou, X. Wang, H. Tian*, Y. Yang*, T.-L. Ren*.

Wafer-Scale Photolithography-Pixeled Pb-Free Perovskite X-ray Detectors. 

ACS Nano 16, 10199 (2022)


Y. Huang, T. Liu, D. Li, Q. Lian, Y. Wang, G. Wang, G. Mi, Y. Zhou, A. Amini, B. Xu, Z, Tang, C. Cheng*, G. Xing*.

Bridging the Interfacial Contact for Improved Stability and Efficiency of Inverted Perovskite Solar Cells.

Small 18, 2201694 (2022)



Q. Dong, C. Zhu, M. Chen, C. Jiang, J. Guo, Y. Feng, Z. Dai, S.K. Yadavalli, M. Hu, X. Cao, Y. Li, Y. Huang, Z. Liu, Y. Shi*, L. Wang, N.P. Padture*, Y. Zhou*

Interpenetrating Interfaces for Efficient Perovskite Solar Cells with High Operational Stability and Mechanical Robustness.

Nat. Commun. (2021). Download


M. Ahmadi*, M.A. Ziatdinov, Y. Zhou*, E.A. Loss, K.V. Sergei*

Machine Learning for High-Throughput Experimental Exploration of Metal Halide Perovskites. 

Joule 5, 2797-2822 (2021). Download


Y. Zhou*

Perovskite: An Inspiring Piece of Matter.

Matter 4, 3802 (2021). Download


Q. Huang, Y. Liu, F. Li, M. Liu*, Y. Zhou*. 

Advances in Cesium Lead Iodide Perovskite Solar Cells: Processing Science Matters.

Materials Today (2021). Download


J. Tong, J. Gong, M. Hu, S.K. Yadavalli, Z. Dai, F. Zhang, C. Xiao, J. Hao, M. Yang, M.A. Anderson, E.L. Ratcliff, J.J. Berry, N.P. Padture*, Y. Zhou*, Kai Zhu*.

High-Performance Methylammonium-Free Ideal-Bandgap Perovskite Solar Cells.

Matter (2021). Download


Y. Zhou*, M. Saliba

Zooming In on Metal Halide Perovskites: New Energy Frontiers Emerge.

ACS Energy Lett. 6, 2750 (2021). Download


J. Liu, M. Hu, Z. Dai, W. Que, N.P. Padture*, Y. Zhou*

Correlations between Electrochemical Ion Migration and Anomalous Device Behaviors in Perovskite Solar Cells.

ACS Energy Lett. 6, 1003 (2021). Download


T. Liu, Z. Zhang, Q. Wei, B. Wang, K. Wang, J. Guo, C. Liang, D. Zhao, S. Chen, Y. Tang, Y. Zhou*, G. Xing*. 

Tailoring Quasi-2D Perovskite Thin Films via Nanocrystals Mediation for Enhanced Electroluminescence.

Chem. Eng. J. 411, 128511 (2021). Download


F. Fan, Y. Zhang, M. Hao, F. Xin*, Z. Zhou*, Y. Zhou*, Y. Feng*. 

Harnessing chemical functions of ionic liquids for perovskite solar cells.

J. Energy Chem. 68, 797-810 (2021). Download


J. Cao, Y. Zhou*, Y. Feng*. 

A patterned titania nanorod array enables high fill factor in perovskite solar cells.

J. Energy Chem. 63, 391-392 (2021). Download


K. Kobbekaduwa, S. Shrestha, P. Adhikari ..., Y. Zhou,... J. Gao*. 

In-situ Observation of Trapped Carriers in Organic Metal Halide Perovskite Films with Ultra-fast Temporal and Ultra-high Energetic Resolutions.

Nature Commun. 12, 1636 (2021). Download


X. Jiang, Z. Zang, Y. Zhou, H. Li, Q. Wei, Z. Ning*. 
Tin Halide Perovskite Solar Cells: An Emerging Thin-Film Photovoltaic Technology.

Acc. Mater. Res. 2, 210 (2021). Download


J. Song*, Y. Zhou, B.D. Huey. 

3D structure-property correlations of electronic and energy materials by tomographic atomic force microscopy.

Appl. Phys. Lett. 118, 080501 (2021). In press



J. Song, Y. Zhou*, N.P. Padture, B.D. Huey*. 

Anomalous 3D Nanoscale Photoconduction in Hybrid Perovskite Semiconductors Revealed by Tomographic Atomic Force Microscopy

Nat. Commun. 11, 3308 (2020). Download

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M. Hu, M. Chen, P. Guo, H. Zhou, J. Deng, Y. Yao, Y. Jiang, J. Gong, Z. Dai, Y. Zhou, F. Qian, X. Chong, J. Feng*, R.D. Schaller, K. Zhu, N.P. Padture*, Y. Zhou*.

Sub-1.4 eV Bandgap Inorganic Perovskite Solar Cells with Long-Term Stability.

Nat. Commun. 11, 151 (2020). Download


S. Cai, Y. Zhou*.

Visualizing the Invisibles in Perovskites.

Joule 3, 641 (2020). Download


Y. Zhou*, H. Zhou*, J. Deng, W. Cho, Z. Cai.

Decisive Structural and Functional Characterization of Halide Perovskites with Synchrotron. 

Matter 2, 360 (2020). Download

[Invited Perspective]


F. Qian, M. Hu*, J. Gong, C. Ge, Y. Zhou, J. Guo, M. Chen, Z. Ge, N.P. Padture, Y. Zhou*, J. Feng*.

Enhanced Thermoelectric in Lead-Free Inorganic CsSn1-xGexI3 Perovskite Semiconductors.

J. Phys. Chem. C 124, 11749 (2020) Download

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Y. Zhou*, W. Chen. 

Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Halide Perovskites.

J. Appl. Phys. 128, 200401 (2020). Download


F. Qian, J. Gong, M. Hu, C. Ge, N.P. Padture, Y. Zhou*, J. Feng.

p–p Orbital Interaction via Magnesium Isovalent Doping Enhances Optoelectronic Properties of Halide Perovskites. 

Chem. Commun. 56, 15639 (2020). Download


I. Mora-Seró*, M. Saliba*, Y. Zhou*.

Towards the Next Decade for Perovskite Solar Cells.

Solar RRL 4, 1900563 (2020). Download

[Invited Editorial for Special Issue Perovskite Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics Part II]


H. Zhang, G. Dun, Q. Feng, ..., Y. Zhou, ..., T.-L. Ren.

Encapsulated X-Ray Detector Enabled by All-Inorganic Lead-Free Perovskite Film With High Sensitivity and Low Detection Limit.

IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices 67, 3191 (2020) Download


Y. Zhang, M. Chen, Y. Zhou, ..., M.K. Nazeeruddin.

The Synergism of DMSO and Diethyl Ether for Highly Reproducible and Efficient MA0.5FA0.5PbI3 Perovskite Solar Cells.

Adv. Energy Mater. 10, 2001300 (2020) Download


S.K. Yadavalli, Z. Dai, M. Hu, Q. Dong, W. Li, Y. Zhou, R. Zia, N.P. Padture*.

Mechanisms of Exceptional Grain Growth and Stability in Formamidinium Lead Triiodide Thin Films for Perovskites Solar Cells

Acta Mater. 193, 10 (2020). Download


S.K. Yadavalli, Z. Dai, H. Zhou, Y. Zhou, N.P. Padture*.

Facile Healing of Cracks in Organic-Inorganic Halide Perovskite Thin Films.

Acta Mater. 187, 112 (2020). Download

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Z. Dai, S.K. Yadavalli, M. Hu M. Chen, Y. Zhou, N.P. Padture*.

Effect of Grain Size on the Fracture Behavior of Organic-Inorganic Halide Perovskite Thin Films for Solar Cells.

Scripta Mater. in press. (2020). Download


Y. Guan, M. Xu, W. Zhang, D. Li, X. Hou, L. Hong, Q. Wang, Z. Zhang, A. Mei, M. Chen, Y. Zhou, N.P. Padture, Y. Hu*, Y. Rong*, H. Han.

In Situ Transfer of CH3NH3PbI3 Single Crystals in Mesoporous Scaffolds for Efficient Perovskite Solar Cells.

Chem. Sci. 11, 474 (2020). Download


M.-G. Ju, J. Dai, L. Ma, Y. Zhou, X.C. Zeng*.

AgBiS2 as a Low-Cost and Eco-Friendly All-Inorganic Photovoltaic Material: Nanoscale Morphology-Property Relationship.

Nanoscale Adv. 2, 770 (2020). Download


Y. Zhou, Y. Yin, X. Zuo, L. Wang, T.-D. Li, Y. Zhou, N.P. Padture, Z. Yang, Y. Guo, Y. Xue, K. Kisslinger, M. Cotlet, C.-Y. Nam*, M.H. Rafailovich*.

Enhancing Chemical Stability and Suppressing Ion Migration in CH3NH3PbI3 Perovskite Solar Cells via Direct Backbone Attachment of Polyesters on Grain Boundaries.

Chem. Mater. 32, 5104 (2020). Download


S.K. Yadavalli, M. Chen, M. Hu, Z. Dai, Y. Zhou, N.P. Padture*.

Electron-Beam-Induced Cracking in Organic-Inorganic Halide Perovskite Thin Films.

Scripta Mater. 187, 88 (2020). Download


J. Kong, H. Wang, J. A. Rohr, Z.S. Fishman, Y. Zhou, M. Li, M. Cotlet, G. Kim, C. Karpovich, F. Antonio, N.P. Padture, A.D. Talyer*.

Perovskite Solar Cells with Enhanced Fill Factors Using Polymer-Capped Solvent Annealing.

ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 3, 7231 (2020). Download



Y. Zhou*, Y. Zhao*.

Chemical Stability and Instability of Inorganic Halide Perovskites.

Energy Environ. Sci. 12, 1495 (2019). Download

[Invited Review]


Y. Zhang #, H. Yang #, M. Chen, N.P. Padture*, O. Chen*, Y. Zhou*.

Fusing Nanowires into Thin Films: Fabrication of Graded-Heterojunction Perovskite Solar Cells with Enhanced Performance.

Adv. Energy Mater. 9, 1900243 (2019). Download


J. Gong #, M. Flatken #, A. Abate*, J.-P. Correa-Baena*, I. Mora-Sero*, M. Saliba*, Y. Zhou*.

The Bloom of Perovskite Optoelectronics: Fundamental Science Matters.

ACS Energy Lett. 4, 861 (2019). Download

[Invited Commentary]


M. Chen, M.-G. Ju, H.F. Garces, A.D. Carl, L.K. Ono, Z. Hawash, Y. Zhang, T. Shen, Y. Qi, R.L. Grimm, D. Pacifici, X.C. Zeng, Y. Zhou*, N.P. Padture*.

Highly Stable and Efficient All-Inorganic Lead-Free Perovskite Solar Cells with Native-Oxide Passivation.

Nat. Commun. 10, 16 (2019). Download 


Y. Zhou*, H. Sternlicht*, N.P. Padture*.

Transmission Electron Microscopy for Halide Perovskite Materials and Devices.

Joule 3, 641 (2019). Download 

[Invited Review]   


M. Chen, M.-G. Ju, M. Hu, Z. Dai, Y. Hu*, Y. Rong, H. Han, X. C. Zeng, Y. Zhou*, N.P. Padture*.

Lead-Free Dion-Jacobson Tin Halide Perovskites for Photovoltaics.

ACS Energy Lett. 4, 276 (2019). Download 


M. Que #, Z. Dai #, H. Yang, H. Zhu, Y. Zong, W. Que*, N.P. Padture*, Y. Zhou*, O. Chen*.

Quantum-Dot-Induced Cesium-Rich Surface Imparts Enhanced Stability to Formamidinium Lead Iodide Perovskite Solar Cells.

ACS Energy Lett. 4, 1970 (2019). Download 


D. Liu #, Z. Shao #, J. Gui, M. Chen, M. Liu, G. Cui, S. Pang, Y. Zhou*.

Polar-Hydrophobic Ionic Liquid Induces Grain Growth and Stabilization in Halide Perovskites.

Chem. Commun. 55, 11059 (2019). Download


Y. Zhou*, M. Saliba*, I. Mora-Seró*.

Welcoming the First Decade of Perovskite Solar Cells.

Solar RRL 3, 1900325 (2019). Download 

[Invited Editorial for Special Issue Perovskite Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics Part I]


W. Dunlap-Shohl, Y. Zhou, N.P. Padture*, D.B. Mitzi*.

Synthetic Approaches for Halide Perovskite Thin Films.

Chem. Rev. 119, 3193 (2019). Download 

[Invited Review for Special Issue Perovskites]


J. Jiang, X. Sun, X. Chen, B. Wang, Z. Chen, Y. Hu, Y. Guo, L. Zhang, Y. Ma, L. Gao*, F. Zheng, L. Jin, M. Chen, Z. Ma, Y. Zhou, N.P. Padture, K. Beach, H. Terrones, Y. Shi, D. Gall, T.-M. Lu, E. Wertz, J. Feng*, J. Shi*.

Carrier Lifetime Enhancement in Halide Perovskite via Remote Epitaxy.

Nat. Commun. 10, 4145 (2019). Download 

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Q. Dong, J. Li, Y. Shi*, M. Chen, L.K. Ono, K. Zhou, C. Zhang, Y. Qi, Y. Zhou, N. P. Padture*, L. Wang*.

Improved SnO2 Electron Transport Layers Solution-Deposited at near Room Temperature for Rigid or Flexible Perovskite Solar Cells with High Efficiencies.

Adv. Energy Mater. 9, 1900834 (2019). Download 


M.-G. Ju, J. Dai, L. Ma, Y. Zhou, W. Liang, X. C. Zeng*.

Lead-Free Low-Dimensional Tin Halide Perovskites with Functional Organic Spacers: Breaking the Charge-Transport Bottleneck.

J. Mater. Chem. A 7, 16742 (2019). Download 


W. Li, M.S.R. Huang, S.K. Yadavalli, J.D.L. Ferro, Y. Zhou, A. Zaslavsky, N.P. Padture, R. Zia*

Direct Characterization of Carrier Diffusion in Halide-Perovskite Thin Films Using Transient Photoluminescence Imaging.

ACS Photonics 6, 2375 (2019). Download 


J. Wu, Z. Zhang, C. Tong, D. Li, A. Mei, Y. Rong, Y. Zhou, H. Han, Y. Hu*.

Two-Stage Melt Processing of Phase-Pure Selenium for Printable Triple Mesoscopic Solar Cells.

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 11, 33879 (2019). Download 


H. Khassaf, S.K. Yadavalli, O.S. Game, Y. Zhou, N.P. Padture, A.I. Kingon*.

Comprehensive Elucidation of Ion Transport and Its Relation to Hysteresis in Methylammonium Lead Iodide Perovskite Thin Films.

J. Phys. Chem. C 123, 4029 (2019). Download 


H. Khassaf*, S.K. Yadavalli, Y. Zhou, N.P. Padture, A.I. Kingon*.

Effect of Grain Boundaries on Charge Transport in Methylammonium Lead Iodide Perovskite Thin Films.

J. Phys. Chem. C 123, 5321 (2019). Download 



Y. Zong #, Y. Zhou # *, Y. Zhang, Z. Li, L. Zhang, M.-G. Ju, M. Chen, S. Pang*, X.C. Zeng, N.P. Padture*.

Continuous Grain-Boundary Functionalization for High-Efficiency Perovskite Solar Cells with Exceptional Stability.

Chem 4, 1404 (2018). Download 
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M. Chen, M.-G. Ju, A.D. Carl, Y. Zong, R.L. Grimm, J. Gu, X.C. Zeng, Y. Zhou*, N.P. Padture*.

Cesium Titanium(IV) Bromide Thin Films Based Stable Lead-Free Perovskite Solar Cells.

Joule 2, 558 (2018). Download  
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[Featured in AAAS, Materials Today, JACerS, MRS Bulletin, etc.] 


M.-G. Ju #, M. Chen #, Y. Zhou*, D. Jun, L. Ma, N.P. Padture*, X.C. Zeng*.

Towards Eco-friendly and Stable Perovskite Materials for Photovoltaics.

Joule 2, 1231 (2018). Download 

[Invited Perspective]


Y. Zong #. Z. Zhou #, M. Chen, N.P. Padture*, Y. Zhou*.

Lewis-Adduct Mediated Grain-Boundary Functionalization for Efficient Ideal-Bandgap Perovskite Solar Cells with Superior Stability.

Adv. Energy Mater. 8, 1800997 (2018). Download 


T. Liu, Y. Zhou*, Z. Li, L. Zhang, M.-G. Ju, D. Luo, Y. Yang, M. Yang, D. Kim, W. Yang, N.P. Padture, M.C. Beard, X.C. Zeng, K. Zhu*, Q. Gong, R. Zhu*.

Stable Formamidinium-Based Perovskite Solar Cells via In Situ Grain Encapsulation.

Adv. Energy Mater. 8, 1800232 (2018). Download 
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M.-G. Ju #, M. Chen #, Y. Zhou*, J. Dai, L. Ma, N.P. Padture*, X. C. Zeng*.

Earth-Abundant Non-Toxic Titanium (IV) Based Vacancy-Ordered Double Perovskite Halides with Tunable 1.0 to 1.8 eV Bandgaps for Photovoltaic Applications.

ACS Energy Lett. 3, 297 (2018). Download 
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[Featured in AAAS, Materials Today, JACerS, MRS Bulletin, etc.] 


H. Yang #, Y. Zhang #, H.-K. Katie, Y. Zhou*, O. Chen*.

Building Bridges between Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals and Thin-Film Solar Cells.

Sustainable Energy & Fuels 2, 2381 (2018). Download 

[Invited Perspective for Special Issue Perovskite Solar Cells]


Z. Xiao, Y. Zhou*, H. Hosono, T. Kamiya*, N.P. Padture*.

Bandgap Optimization of Perovskite Semiconductors for Photovoltaic Applications.

Chem. Euro. J. 24, 2305 (2018). Download 
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[Invited Review]


Y. Wang, Y. Zhou, T. Zhang, M.-G, Ju, L. Zhang, M. Kan, Y. Li, X. Zeng, N.P. Padture, Y. Zhao*.

Integration of Functionalized Graphene Nano-Network into Planar Perovskite Absorber for High Efficiency Large Area Solar Cells.

Mater. Horizon 5, 868 (2018). Download 


M.-G. Ju, J. Dai, L. Ma, Y. Zhou, X.C. Cheng*.
Zero-Dimensional Organic-Inorganic Perovskite Variant: Transition between Molecular and Solid Crystal.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 140, 10456 (2018). Download 


S.K. Yadavalli, Y. Zhou, N.P. Padture*.

Exceptional Grain-Growth in FAPbI3 Perovskite Thin Films Induced by the δ-to-α Phase Transformation.

ACS Energy Lett. 3, 63 (2018). Download 


W. Li, S.K. Yadavalli, D. Lizarazo-Ferro, M. Chen, Y. Zhou, N.P. Padture, R. Zia*.

Sub-Grain Special Boundaries in Halide Perovskite Thin Films Restrict Carrier Diffusion.

ACS Energy Lett. 3, 2669 (2018). Download 


M.C. Ramirez, S.K. Yadavalli, H.F. Garces, Y. Zhou, N.P. Padture*.

Thermo-Mechanical Behavior of Organic-Inorganic Halide Perovskites for Solar Cells.

Scripta Mater. 150, 36 (2018). Download 



F. Ji, S. Pang*, L. Zhang, Y. Zong, G. Cui, N.P. Padture*, Y. Zhou*.

Simultaneous Evolution of Uniaxially-Oriented Grains and Ultralow-Density Grain-Boundary Network in CH3NH3PbI3 Perovskite Thin Films Mediated by Precursor-Phase Metastability.

ACS Energy Lett. 2,1734 (2017). Download 


Y. Zong #, N. Wang #, L. Zhang, M. Ju, X.C. Zeng, X.W. Sun*, Y. Zhou*, N.P. Padture*.

Homogenous Alloys of Formamidinium Lead Triiodide and Cesium Tin Triiodide for Efficient Ideal-Bandgap Perovskite Solar Cells.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 56, 12658 (2017). Download 
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C. Li #, Y. Zhou #, Y. Chang, L. Wang, Y. Zong, Z. Zhou, J. Zhang, L. Etgar, G. Cui*, S. Pang*, N.P. Padture.

Methylammonium-Mediated Evolution of Mixed-Organic-Cation Perovskite Thin Films: A Dynamic Composition-Tuning Process.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 56, 7674 (2017). Download 


Y. Zhou*, N.P. Padture*.

Gas-Induced Formation/Transformation of Organic-Inorganic Halide Perovskites.

ACS Energy Lett. 2, 2166 (2017). Download 

[Invited Review]


B. Wu #, Y. Zhou #, G. Xing, A. Solanki, H.F. Garces, N.P. Padture*, T.C. Sum*.

Long Minority-Carrier Diffusion Length and Low Surface-Recombination Velocity in Inorganic Lead-free CsSnI3 Perovskite Crystal for Solar Cells.

Adv. Funct. Mater. 27, 1604818 (2017). Download 


T. Liu, Y. Zong, Y. Zhou*, S. Pang, M. Yang, Z. Li, O.S. Game, K. Zhu*, R. Zhu*, Q. Gong, N.P. Padture.

High-Performance Formamidinium-Based Perovskite Solar Cells Based on Microstructure-Mediated δ-to-α Phase Transformation.

Chem. Mater. 29, 3246 (2017). Download 


T. Liu #, Y. Zhou #, Q. Hu, K. Chen, Y. Zhang, W. Yang, J. Wu, F. Ye, D. Luo, K. Zhu, N.P. Padture, R. Zhu*, Q. Gong.

Fabrication of Compact and Stable Perovskite Films with Optimized Precursor Composition in the Fast-Growing Procedure.

Sci. China Mater. 60, 608 (2017). Download 


Y. Zhou, I. Lee, D. Kim, S. Han, J.-K. Kim, D. Lee, S.W. Ko, S.G. Pyo, H. Son*, S. Yoon*.

Direct Synthesis of Carbon Sheathed Tungsten Oxide Nanoparticles via Self-Assembly Route for High Performance Electrochemical Charge Storage Electrode.

J. Nanosci. Nanotech. 17, 389 (2017). Download 


O.S. Onkar, G.J. Buchsbaum, Y. Zhou, N.P. Padture, A.I. Kingon*.

Ions Matter: Description of the Anomalous Electronic Behavior in Methylammonium Lead Halide Perovskite Devices.

Adv. Funct. Mater. 27, 1606584 (2017). Download 



N. Wang, Y. Zhou*, M. Gang, H. F. Garces, T. Ding, S. Pang, X.C. Zeng, N.P. Padture*, X. Sun*.

Heterojunction-Depleted Lead-Free Perovskite Solar Cells with Coarse-Grained B-γ-CsSnI3 Thin Films.

Adv. Energy Mater. 6, 1601130 (2016). Download                      
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Y. Zhou #, M. Yang #, S. Pang, K. Zhu*, N.P. Padture*.

Exceptional Morphology-Preserving Evolution of Formamidinium Lead Triiodide Perovskite Thin Films via Organic-Cation Displacement.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 138, 5535 (2016). Download 

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Y. Zong, Y. Zhou*, M.-G. Ju, H.F. Garces, A.R. Krause, F. Ji, G. Cui, X.C. Zeng, N.P. Padture*, S. Pang*.

Thin-Film Transformation of NH4PbI3 to CH3NH3PbI3-Perovskite: A Methylamine-Induced Conversion-Healing Process.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 55, 14723 (2016). Download 


S. Pang #, Y. Zhou #, Z. Wang #, M. Yang, A.R. Krause, Z. Zhou, K. Zhu*, N.P. Padture*, G. Cui*.

Transformative Evolution of Organolead Triiodide Perovskite Thin Films from Strong Room-Temperature Solid-Gas Interaction between HPbI3-CH3NH2 Precursor Pair.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 138, 750 (2016). Download


Y. Zhou, K. Zhu*.

Perovskite Solar Cells Shine in the ‘Valley of the Sun’.

ACS Energy Lett. 1, 64 (2016). Download
[Invited Commentary for the Inaugural Issue]


Y. Zhou #, Z. Zhou #, M. Chen, Y. Zong, S. Pang, N.P. Padture*.

Doping and Alloying for Improved Perovskite Solar Cells.

J. Mater. Chem. A 4, 17623 (2016). Download

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Y. Zhou*, J. Kwun, H.F. Garces, S. Pang, N.P. Padture*.

Observation of Phase-Retention Behavior of the HC(NH2)2PbI3 Black Perovskite Polymorph upon Mesoporous TiO2 Scaffolds.

Chem. Commun. 52, 7273 (2016). Download


Y. Zhou #, M. Yang #, J. Kwun, O.S. Onkar, Y. Zhao, S. Pang, N.P. Padture*, K. Zhu*.

Intercalation Crystallization of Phase-Pure α- HC(NH2)2PbI3 upon Microstructurally Engineered PbI2 Thin Films for Planar Perovskite Solar Cells.

Nanoscale 8, 6265 (2016). Download


Y. Zhou*, H.F. Garces, N.P. Padture*.

Challenges in the Ambient Raman Spectroscopy Characterization of Methylammonium Lead Triiodide Perovskite Thin Films.

Front. Optoelectron. 9, 81 (2016). Download

[Invited Paper for Speical Issue Mesoscopic Solar Cells]


Y. Zhou, M. Yang, O.S. Games, W. Wu, J. Kwun, M.A. Strauss, Y. Yan, J. Huang, K. Zhu*, N.P. Padture*.

Manipulating Crystallization of Organolead Mixed-Halide Thin Films in Antisolvent Baths for Wide-Bandgap Perovskite Solar Cells.

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 8, 2232 (2016). Download


Y. Kutes, Y. Zhou, B. James, S. James, N.P. Padture*, B.D. Huey*.

Mapping the Photoresponse of CH3NH3PbI3 Hybrid Perovskite Thin Films at the Nanoscale.

Nano Lett. 16, 3434 (2016). Download


R. Naphade, S. Nagane, G.S. Shanker, R. Fernades, D.C. Kothari, Y. Zhou, N.P. Padture, S.B. Ogale*.

Hybrid Perovskite Quantum Nanostructures Synthesized by Electrospray Antisolvent-Solvent Extraction and Intercalation.

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 8, 854 (2016). Download



M. Yang #, Y. Zhou #, Y. Zeng, C.-S. Jiang, N.P. Padture*, K. Zhu*.

Square-Centimeter Solution-Processed Planar CH3NH3PbI3 Perovskite Solar Cells with Efficiency Exceeding 15%.

Adv. Mater. 27, 6363 (2015). Download

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Z. Zhou #, Z. Wang #, Y. Zhou #, S. Pang*, D. Wang, H. Xu, Z. Liu, N.P. Padture, G. Cui*.

Methylamine-Gas-Induced Defect-Healing Behavior of CH3NH3PbI3 Thin Films for Perovskite Photovoltaics.

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 54, 9702 (2015). Download
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Y. Zhou, M. Yang, W. Wu, A.L. Vasiliev, K. Zhu*, N.P. Padture*.

Room-Temperature Crystallization of Hybrid-Perovskite Thin Films via Solvent-Solvent Extraction for High-Performance Solar Cells.

J. Mater. Chem. A 3, 8178 (2015). Download

[Featured in AAAS, The Economics, etc.;  2015 J. Mater.Chem. A Most Accessed Manuscripts]


Y. Zhou, M. Yang, A.L. Vasiliev, H.F. Garces, Y. Zhao, D. Wang, S. Pang, K. Zhu*, N.P. Padture*.

Growth Control of Compact CH3NH3PbI3 Thin Films via Enhanced Solid-State Precursor Reaction for Efficient Planar Perovskite Solar Cells.

J. Mater. Chem. A 3, 9249 (2015). Download


Z. Wang #, Y. Zhou #, S. Pang*, Z. Xiao, J. Zhang, W. Chai, H. Xu, Z. Liu, N.P. Padture*, G. Cui*.

Additive-Modulated Evolution of HC(NH2)2PbI3 Black Polymorph for Mesoscopic Perovskite Solar Cells.

Chem. Mater. 27, 7149 (2015). Download


Y. Zhou*, O.S. Game, S. Pang, N.P. Padture*.

Microstructures of Organolead Trihalide Perovskites for Solar Cells: Their Evolution from Solutions and Characterization.

J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 6, 4827 (2015). Download
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Y. Zhou*, A.L. Vasiliev, W. Wu, M. Yang, K. Zhu, N.P. Padture*.

Crystal Morphologies of Organolead Trihalide in Mesoscopic/Planar Perovskite Solar Cells.

J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 6, 2292 (2015). Download


C.-S. Jiang*, M. Yang, Y. Zhou, B. Too, S. Nanayakkara, J. Luther, W. Zhou, J. Berry, J.V. de Lagemaat, N.P. Padture, K. Zhu*, M.M. Al-Jassi.

Carrier Separation and Transport in Perovskite Solar Cells Studied by Nanometer-Scale Profiling of Electrical Potential.

Nat. Commun. 6, 8397 (2015). Download


Z. Xiao, Y. Zhou, H. Hideo, T. Kamiya.

Intrinsic Defects in Photovoltaic Perovskite Variant Cs2SnI6.

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17, 189000 (2015). Download


Z. Xiao, H. Lei, X. Zhang, Y. Zhou, H. Hosono, T. Kamiya.

Ligand-Hole in SnI6 Unit and Origin of Band Gap in Photovoltaic Perovskite Variant Cs2SnI6.

Bull. Chem. Soc. Jpn. 88, 1250 (2015). Download



Y. Kutes #, L. Ye #, Y. Zhou #, S. Pang, B. D. Huey*, N.P. Padture*

Direct Observation of Ferroelectric Domains in Solution-Processed CH3NH3PbI3 Perovskite Thin Films.

J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 5, 3335 (2014). Download


Y. Zhou, S. Yoon*.

Interconnected Carbon-Decorated TiO2 Nanocrystals with Enhanced Lithium Storage Performance.

Electrochem. Commun. 40, 54 (2014). Download


Y. Zhou, I. Lee, C.W. Lee, H.S. Park, H. Son, S. Yoon*.

Ordered Mesoporous Carbon-MoO2 Nanocomposite as High Performance Anode Material in Lithium Ion Batteries.

Bull. Korean Chem. Soc. 35, 257 (2014). Download


D. Wang, Z. Liu, Z. Zhou, H. Zhu, Y. Zhou, C. Huang, Z. Wang, H. Xu, Y. Jin, F. Bin, S. Pang*, G. Cui*.

Reproducible One-Step Fabrication of Compact MAPbI3-xClx Thin Films Derived from Mixed-Lead-Halide Precursors.

Chem. Mater. 26, 7145 (2014). Download


H. Hu, D. Wang, Y. Zhou, J. Zhang, S. Lv, S. Pang*, X. Chen, Z. Liu, N.P. Padture, C. Huang, G. Cui*.

Vapour-Based Processing of HTM-Free CH3NH3PbI3 Perovskite/Fullerene Planar Solar Cells.

RSC Adv. 4, 28964 (2014). Download


S. Lv, S. Pang*, Y. Zhou, N.P. Padture, H. Hu, L. Wang, X. Zhou, C. Huang, G. Cui*.

One-Step Solution-Processed Formamidinium Lead Halide (FAPbI(3-x)Clx) for Mesoscopic Perovskite-Polymer Solar Cells.

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 16, 19206 (2014). Download



Y. Zhou, S.-H. Ko, C.W. Lee, S. Yoon*.

Enhanced Charge Storage by Optimization of Pore Structure in Nanocomposite between Ordered Mesoporous Carbon and Nanosized WO3-x.

J. Power Sources 244, 777 (2013). Download


Y. Zhou, H.F. Garces, B.S. Senturk, A.L. Ortiz, N.P. Padture*.

Room Temperature ‘One-Pot’ Solution Synthesis of Nanoscale CsSnI3 Orthorhombic Perovskite Thin Films and Particles.

Mater. Lett. 110, 127 (2013). Download



Y. Zhou, J. Lee, C.W. Lee, M. Wu, S. Yoon*.

Crystallinity-Controlled TiO2-Carbon Nanocomposites with Enhanced Lithium Storage Performance.

ChemSusChem 5, 2376 (2012). Download


Y. Zhou, C.W. Lee, S.-K. Kim, S. Yoon*.

Ordered Mesoporous Carbon-MoO2 Nanocomposites as Stable Supercapacitor Electrodes.

ECS Electrochem. Lett. 1, A17 (2012). Download


Y. Zhou, C. Jo, J. Lee, C.W. Lee, G. Qao, S. Yoon*.

Development of Novel Mesoporous C-TiO2-SnO2 Nanocomposites and Their Application to Anode Materials in Lithium Ion Secondary Batteries.

Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 151, 172 (2012). Download



Y. Zhou, C.W. Lee, S. Yoon*.

Development of an Ordered Mesoporous Carbon/MoO2 Nanocomposite for High Performance Supercapacitor Electrode.

Electrochem. Solid-State Lett. 14, A157 (2011). Download


Y. Zhou, Y. Kim, C. Jo, J. Lee, C.W. Lee, S. Yoon*.

A Novel Mesoporous Carbon-Silica-Titania Nanocomposite as a High Performance Anode Material in Lithium Ion Batteries.

Chem. Commun. 47, 4944 (2011). Download

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