Enhanced photoresponsivity of all-inorganic (Cspbbr3) perovskite nanosheets photodetector with carbon nanodots (CDs)

Hassan Algadi, Chandreswar Mahata, Janghoon Woo, Minkyu Lee, Minsu Kim, Taeyoon Lee

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A hybrid composite photodetector based on cesium lead bromine perovskite (CsPbBr3) nanosheets and carbon nanodots (CDs) was fabricated on a quartz substrate by a one-step method of spin-coating and hot-plate annealing. The responsivity of the CsPbBr3/CD hybrid composite photodetector was 608 mAW−1 (under a 520-nm laser diode source applied at 0.2 mWcm−2), almost three times higher than that of a CsPbBr3-based photodetector (221 mAW−1). The enhanced performance of the CsPbBr3/CD photodetector is attributable to the high band alignment of the CDs and CsPbBr3, which significantly improves the charge extraction at the CsPbBr3/CD interface. Moreover, the hybrid CsPbBr3/CD photodetector exhibited a fast response time with a rise and decay time of 1.55 and 1.77 ms, which was faster than that of a pure CsPbBr3 based photodetector, indicating that the CDs accelerate the extraction of electrons and holes trapped in the CsPbBr3 film.

Original languageEnglish
Article number678
JournalElectronics (Switzerland)
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2019 Jun

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Funding Information:
Funding: This work was financially supported by the National Research Foundation (NRF) of Korea (Grant NRF-2017M3A7B4049466 and NRF-2017K2A9A2A06013377). Also it was supported by Priority Research Centers Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF-2019R1A6A1A11055660).

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© 2019 by the authors. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Signal Processing
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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