Nanotechnology & Advanced Materials Laboratory


Recent Publications


  1. Flexible electrochromic tape using steel foil with WO3 thin film Martin Rozman, Boštjan Žener, Lev Matoh, Regina Fuchs Godec, Argyroula Mourtzikou, Elias Stathatos, Urban Bren, Miha Lukšič. Electrochimica Acta 330 (2020) 135329.
  2. Enhancing the efficiency of mixed halide mesoporous perovskite solar cells by introducing amine modified graphene oxide buffer layer. Çiğdem Şahin, Halide Diker, Dimitra Sygkridou, Canan Varlikli, Elias Stathatos. Renewable Energy 146 (2020) 1659-1666.
  3. Exploring the role of defects on diverse properties of Cr-substituted ZnS nanostructures for photocatalytic applications DV Dake, ND Raskar, VA Mane, RB Sonpir, E Stathatos, K Asokan, Applied Physics A 126 (8), (2020) 1-15.
  4. Ambient air-processed mesoscopic solar cells based on methylammonium and phenethylammonium quasi-2D/3D perovskites D Papadatos, D Sygkridou, E Stathatos Applied Nanoscience 10 (7), (2020) 2165-2175.
  5. Improved performance and stability of hole-conductor-free mesoporous perovskite solar cell with new amino-acid iodide cations A Karavioti, E Vitoratos, E Stathatos Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 31 (8), (2020) 6109-6117.
  6. Semi-Transparent Dye-Sensitized Solar Panels for Energy Autonomous Greenhouses. A Mourtzikou, D Sygkridou, T Georgakopoulos, G Katsagounos, Int. J. Struct. Constr. Eng 14, (2020) 90-95.
  7. Flexible electrochromic tape using steel foil with WO3 thin film M Rozman, B Žener, L Matoh, RF Godec, A Mourtzikou, E Stathatos, Electrochimica Acta 330, (2020) 135329.
  8. Carbon-based, novel triple cation mesoscopic perovskite solar cell fabricated entirely under ambient air conditions, D. Papadatos, D. Sygkridou, E. Stathatos, Materials Letters 268 (2020)127621.
  9. Quasi-Solid-State Electrochromic Cells with Energy Storage Properties Made with Inkjet Printing, K Theodosiou, P Giannopoulos, T Georgakopoulos, E Stathatos, Materials 13 (14), (2020) 3241.


  1. D-A-π-A organic dyes with tailored green light absorption for potential application in greenhouse-integrated dye-sensitized solar cells, A. Dessì, D.A. Chalkias, S. Bilancia, A. Sinicropi, M. Calamante, A. Mordini, A. Karavioti, E. Stathatos, L. Zani, G. Reginato, Sustainable Energy and Fuels 5 (4), (2021) 1171-1183.
  2. A Di-Carbazole-Based Dye as a Potential Sensitizer for Greenhouse-Integrated Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, D.A. Chalkias, C. Charalampopoulos, S. Aivali, A.K. Andreopoulou, A. Karavioti, E. Stathatos, Energies 14 (4), (2021) 1159.
  3. A facile route toward carbon paste modification, for high-performing bi-functional hole extracting counter electrodes in C-based PSCs, M. Bidikoudi, E. Stathatos, Applied Physics Letters 118 (14), (2021) 143904.
  4. A facile, low-cost and industrially feasible method to implement complex structured perovskites, in stable, C-based perovskite solar cells, M. Bidikoudi, A.N. Kalarakis, E. Stathatos, Solar Energy 220, (2021) 660-670.
  5. Spectral engineering of semi-transparent dye-sensitized solar cells using new triphenylamine-based dyes and an iodine-free electrolyte for greenhouse-oriented applications, D.A. Chalkias, C. Charalampopoulos, A.K. Andreopoulou, A. Karavioti, E. Stathatos, Journal of Power Sources 496, (2021) 229842.
  6. Low-Toxicity Perovskite Applications in Carbon Electrode Perovskite Solar Cells—A Review, M. Bidikoudi, C. Simal, E. Stathatos, Electronics 10 (10), (2021) 1145.
  7. Unveiling the importance of dripping temperature control of hybrid organic-inorganic perovskite precursor solution for the fabrication of fully ambient air-processed perovskite solar cells D.A. Chalkias, A. Karavioti, A.N. Kalarakis, E. Stathatos. Solar Energy 224, (2021) 1017-1027.
  8. Exploring the Effect of Ammonium Iodide Salts Employed in Multication Perovskite Solar Cells with a Carbon Electrode M Bidikoudi, C Simal, V. Dracopoulos, E Stathatos. Molecules (2021), 26, 5737.
  9. Exploring the Effect of Lewis-Base Additives on the Performance and Stability of Mesoscopic Carbon-Electrode Perovskite Solar Cells, M Bidikoudi, C Simal, E Stathatos – ACS Applied Energy Materials, 4 (9), (2021) 8810-8823


  1. Low-temperature annealed methylammonium-free perovskites prepared under ambient conditions in C electrode-based perovskite solar cells M Bidikoudi, V. Dracopoulos, E Stathatos Energy Adv., (2022), 1, 76–86
  2. Non‐Traditional Positively‐Biased Narrow‐Band Perovskite Single‐Crystal Photodetectors Enabled by Interfacial Engineering. Junchi Li, Yifu Chen, Bin Zhang, Jia Li, Zaheen Uddin, Xinan Jiang, Xueyun Wang, Jiawang Hong, Yongbo Yuan, Elias Stathatos, Hanning Xiao, Anlian Pan, Yi Liu, Bin Yang. Adv.Optical Mater. (2022), 10, 2102225
  3. Synthesis of Zn/Cu metal ion modified natural palygorskite clay – TiO2 nanocomposites for the photocatalytic outdoor and indoor air purification. A Mavrikos, D Papoulis, N Todorova, I Papailias, C Trapalis, D Panagiotaras, DA Chalkias, E Stathatos, E Gianni, K Somalakidi, D Sygkridou, S Komarneni. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry 423 (2022) 113568.
  4. Photocatalytic performance of graphene-based Cr-substituted β ZnS nanocomposites DV Dake, ND Raskar, VA Mane, RB Sonpir, HA Khawal, U Deshpande, E Stathatos, BN Dole Appl. Phys. A 128, 276 (2022).
  5. Suppression of Coffee-ring Effect in Air-processed Inkjet-printed Perovskite Layer Towards the Fabrication of Efficient Large-sized All-printed Photovoltaics: A Perovskite Precursor Ink Concentration Regulation Strategy, D.A. Chalkias, A. Mourtzikou, G. Katsagounos, A. Karavioti, A.N. Kalarakis, E. Stathatos, Solar RRL (2022). 2200196.
  6. Stability assessment of carbon-based hole-transport-layer-free perovskite solar cells under accelerated ageing: A combined experimental and predictive modelling analysis, D.A. Chalkias, A. Karavioti, G.C. Papanicolaou, E. Stathatos, Electrochimica Acta 427, (2022) 140905

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