Thermochromic Perovskite Inks for Reversible Smart Window Applications
M. De Bastiani, M.I. Saidaminov, I. Dursun, L. Sinatra, W. Peng, U. Buttner, O.F. Mohammed, O.M. Bakr
Chemistry of Materials, 29(8), pp. 3367-3370, (2017)
Perovskite, Smart window, Crystallization
We utilized the unusual crystallization process of perovskites along with their tunable optical properties to design a simple synthesis of inks for TC applications. These inks exhibit a completely reversible chromatic variation ranging from yellow to black as the temperature increases from 25 to 120 °C. These properties pave the way for a new class of smart windows and camouflage coatings with an unprecedented range of color based on hybrid metal halide perovskites.
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