Recent Development of Halide Perovskite Materials and Devices for Ionizing Radiation Detection. Academic Article uri icon


  • Ionizing radiation such as X-rays and -rays has been extensively studied and used in various fields such as medical imaging, radiographic nondestructive testing, nuclear defense, homeland security, and scientific research. Therefore, the detection of such high-energy radiation with high-sensitivity and low-cost-based materials and devices is highly important and desirable. Halide perovskites have emerged as promising candidates for radiation detection due to the large light absorption coefficient, large resistivity, low leakage current, high mobility, and simplicity in synthesis and processing as compared with commercial silicon (Si) and amorphous selenium (a-Se). In this review, we provide an extensive overview of current progress in terms of materials development and corresponding device architectures for radiation detection. We discuss the properties of a plethora of reported compounds involving organic-inorganic hybrid, all-inorganic, all-organic perovskite and antiperovskite structures, as well as the continuous breakthroughs in device architectures, performance, and environmental stability. We focus on the critical advancements of the field in the past few years and we provide valuable insight for the development of next-generation materials and devices for radiation detection and imaging applications.

published proceedings

  • Chem Rev

altmetric score

  • 4.45

author list (cited authors)

  • He, X., Deng, Y., Ouyang, D., Zhang, N. a., Wang, J., Murthy, A. A., ... Zhai, T.

citation count

  • 6

complete list of authors

  • He, Xiaoyu||Deng, Yao||Ouyang, Decai||Zhang, Na||Wang, Jing||Murthy, Akshay A||Spanopoulos, Ioannis||Islam, Saiful M||Tu, Qing||Xing, Guichuan||Li, Yuan||Dravid, Vinayak P||Zhai, Tianyou

publication date

  • February 2023