21st May 2015:

The 1st International Conference on Perovskite Solar Cells and Optoelectronics (PSCO-2015) will be held in Lausanne, Switzerland, between the 27th and 29th of September 2015. Please see for full details.

1st May 2014:

'Lead-Free Organic-Inorganic Tin Halide Perovskites for Photovoltaic Applications' published in Energy & Environmental Science. Also highlighted here.

'Supramolecular Halogen Bond Passivation of Organic-Inorganic Halide Perovskite Solar Cells' published in Nano Letters.

9th April 2014:

The Solution Processed Semiconductor Solar Cells conference will be held in Oxford in September 2014. Please see for full details. There is an excellent line up of speakers, and we strongly encourage you to submit contributing abstracts (deadline for oral presentation 26th May).

24th March 2014:

'Anomalous Hysteresis in Perovskite Solar Cells' published in J. Phys. Chem. Lett.

24th March 2014:

'High Photoluminescence Efficiency and Optically-Pumped Lasing in Solution-Processed Mixed Halide Perovskite Semiconductors' published in J. Phys. Chem. Lett.

24th March 2014:

'Homogeneous Emission Line Broadening in the Organo Lead Halide Perovskite CH3NH3PbI3-xClx' published in J. Phys. Chem. Lett.

10th March 2014:

'The Importance of Perovskite Pore Filling in Organometal Mixed Halide Sensitized TiO2-Based Solar Cells' published in J. Phys. Chem. Lett.

3rd March 2014:

'Controlling coverage of solution cast materials with unfavourable surface interactions' published in Applied Physics Letters.

2nd March 2014:

Perovskite solar cells highlighted in The Guardian.

10th January 2014:

Check out the J. Phys. Chem. Lett. perspective video, starring members of the Snaith Group, based on the recent perovskite perspective. Also available on YouTube.

6th January 2014:

'Formamidinium lead trihalide: a broadly tunable perovskite for efficient planar heterojunction solar cells' published in Energy & Environmental Science.

2nd January 2014:

'Sub 150C Processed Meso-superstructured Perovskite Solar Cells with Enhanced Efficiency' published in Energy & Environmental Science.

31st December 2013:

Nature highlights perovskites when it looks at what is in store for science in 2014.

20th December 2013:

The Editors of Science pick perovskite-based solar cells as runner-up for Breakthrough of the Year 2013.

18th December 2013:

Group leader Dr Henry Snaith selected as one of Nature's 10: Ten people who mattered in 2013. Congratulations Henry and everyone in the team!

16th December 2013:

'Low-Temperature Processed Electron Collection Layers of Graphene/TiO2 Nanocomposites in Thin Film Perovskite Solar Cells' published in Nano Letters.

4th December 2013:

'Overcoming ultraviolet light instability of sensitized TiO2 with meso-superstructured organometal tri-halide perovskite solar cells' published in Nature Communications.

12th November 2013:

'Efficient organometal trihalide perovskite planar-heterojunction solar cells on flexible polymer substrates' published in Nature Communications.

12th November 2013:

'Creating simpler, cheaper solar cells' piece in the Oxford Science Blog.

18th October 2013:

'Electron-Hole Diffusion Lengths Exceeding 1 Micrometer in an Organometal Trihalide Perovskite Absorber' published in Science.

10th October 2013:

'Perovskites: The Emergence of a New Era for Low-Cost, High-Efficiency Solar Cells' published as a Perspective in J. Phys. Chem. Lett..

11th September 2013:

'Efficient planar heterojunction perovskite solar cells by vapour deposition' published in Nature.

9th September 2013:

'Morphological Control for High Performance, Solution-Processed Planar Heterojunction Perovskite Solar Cells' published in Advanced Functional Materials.

6th September 2013:

Farewell to summer students Mariam Darwich and Beat Lauber. Thank you for your important contributions and best wishes for your studies.

5th September 2013:

Congratulations to Varun Sivaram for successfully defending his DPhil thesis!

15th August 2013:

'Enhancement of Perovskite-Based Solar Cells Employing Core–Shell Metal Nanoparticles' published in Nano Letters.

25th July 2013:

'Protic Ionic Liquids as p-dopant for Organic Hole Transporting Materials and their Application in high efficiency Hybrid Solar Cells' published in JACS.

26th June 2013:

Congratulations to Andrew Hey for successfully passing his DPhil viva!

24th June 2013:

We bid farewell to Dr Pablo Docampo, who will be taking up a post-doc position in Prof. Thomas Bein's group at the LMU in Munich. We wish him all the best!

17th June 2013:

'High-Performance Perovskite-Polymer Hybrid Solar Cells via Electronic Coupling with Fullerene Monolayers' published in Nano Letters.

30th May 2013:

Mingzhen Lui was awarded the Symposium B prize at the E-MRS Spring Meeting for her poster entitled 'Component compositional dependence of methyl ammonium lead halide thin-film perovskite solar cells'. Well done, Mingzhen!

2nd May 2013:

'Charge Density Dependent Mobility of Organic Hole-Transporters and Mesoporous TiO2 Determined by Transient Mobility Spectroscopy: Implications to Dye-Sensitized and Organic Solar Cells' published in Advanced Materials.

28th March 2013:

'Low-Temperature Processed Mesosuperstructured to Thin-Film Perovskite Solar Cells' published in Energy & Environmental Science.

6th March 2013:

'Mesoporous TiO2 single crystals delivering enhanced mobility and optoelectronic device performance' published in Nature.

22nd February 2013:

Our beloved Dr Agnese Abrusci is moving on to warmer Italian climes. We'll miss you, Agnese!

30th January 2013:

'Charge Transport Limitations in Self-Assembled TiO2 Photoanodes for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells' published in J. Phys. Chem. Lett.

12th December 2012:

'Lithium salts as “redox active” p-type dopants for organic semiconductors and their impact in solid-state dye-sensitized solar cells' published in Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.

12th October 2012:

'Efficient Hybrid Solar Cells Based on Meso-Superstructured Organometal Halide Perovskites' published in Science.