Multilayered PdSe2/Perovskite Schottky Junction for Fast, Self-Powered, Polarization-Sensitive, Broadband Photodetectors, and Image Sensor Application

Long Hui Zeng, Qing Ming Chen, Zhi Xiang Zhang, Di Wu, Huiyu Yuan, Yan Yong Li, Wayesh Qarony, Shu Ping Lau, Lin Bao Luo, Yuen Hong Tsang

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Group-10 transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) with distinct optical and tunable electrical properties have exhibited great potential for various optoelectronic applications. Herein, a self-powered photodetector is developed with broadband response ranging from deep ultraviolet to near-infrared by combining FA1− xCsxPbI3 perovskite with PdSe2 layer, a newly discovered TMDs material. Optoelectronic characterization reveals that the as-assembled PdSe2/perovskite Schottky junction is sensitive to light illumination ranging from 200 to 1550 nm, with the highest sensitivity centered at ≈800 nm. The device also shows a large on/off ratio of ≈104, a high responsivity (R) of 313 mA W−1, a decent specific detectivity (D*) of ≈1013 Jones, and a rapid response speed of 3.5/4 µs. These figures of merit are comparable with or much better than most of the previously reported perovskite detectors. In addition, the PdSe2/perovskite device exhibits obvious sensitivity to polarized light, with a polarization sensitivity of 6.04. Finally, the PdSe2/perovskite detector can readily record five “P,” “O,” “L,” “Y,” and “U” images sequentially produced by 808 nm. These results suggest that the present PdSe2/perovskite Schottky junction photodetectors may be useful for assembly of optoelectronic system applications in near future.

Original languageEnglish
Article number1901134
JournalAdvanced Science
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 2 Oct 2019


  • image sensors
  • palladium diselenide
  • perovskites
  • photodetectors
  • polarization-sensitive

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Engineering(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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