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Glass Formation in Hybrid Organic‐Inorganic Perovskites

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Ye, Chumei 
Chen, Celia 


jats:titleAbstract</jats:title>jats:pCrystalline materials have governed the development of hybrid organic‐inorganic perovskites (HOIPs), giving rise to a variety of fascinating applications such as solar cells and optoelectronic devices. With increasing interest in non‐crystalline systems, the glassy state of HOIPs has recently been identified. Here, the basic building blocks of crystalline HOIPs appear to be retained, though their glasses lack long‐range periodic order. The emerging family of glasses formed from HOIPs exhibits diverse properties, complementary to their crystalline state. This mini review describes the chemical diversity of both three‐dimensional and two‐dimensional crystalline HOIPs and demonstrates how glasses are produced from these materials. Specifically, current achievements in melt‐quenched glasses formed from HOIPs are highlighted. We conclude with our perspective on the future of this new family of materials.</jats:p>


Funder: Leverhulme Trust; Id:

Funder: Winton Programme for the Physics of Sustainability

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3403 Macromolecular and Materials Chemistry, 34 Chemical Sciences, 3406 Physical Chemistry, 40 Engineering, 4016 Materials Engineering

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Angewandte Chemie

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Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EP/S022953/1)