Questions tagged [perovskites]

For questions about the perovskite class of compounds (ABX₃ formula with crystal structure of CaTiO₃).

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How to deduce phase transitions from a phonon calculation?

I came across the concept of using phonons to establish a material's dynamical stability, based on whether or not imaginary frequencies are present in its phonon band structure. What I am struggling ...
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What specifically was it, that helped perovskites become so popular?

There is a huge hype on perovskites and more specifically on their applications in solar cell technologies. We now know that perovskites have a lot of unique properties (high-absorption coefficient, ...
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Has materials modeling made any specific contribution to the success of perovskite solar cells, or has it only been experimental?

I was wondering if all the recent success of perovskite solar cells was accomplished purely experimentally or if there was some materials modeling aspect in it.
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Predict the density of states (DOS) diagram for rhenium oxide (ReO3) from the molecular orbital diagram

Yesterday I made this query on Chemistry Stack Exchange, and a user has felt that perhaps here I will get a quicker answer. The structure of rhenium(VI) oxide, $\ce{ReO3}$, is similar to that of ...