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by Samuele Lilliu | 5 December 2016

Frontispiece for Advanced Functional Materials vol 26 issue 45.

  • Editor: Samuele Lilliu
  • Software: Photoshop


I made this illustration by performing image segmentation and color remapping of a Scanning Electron Microscopy image of a perovskite film into a custom heat map. Most of the processing was done in Photoshop.

This image was featured in the frontispiece of Advanced Functional Materials vol 45 and introduces our article describing how synchrotron nXRD can be used to simultaneously probe the morphology and the structural properties of spin-coated CH3NH3PbI3 perovskite films for photovoltaic devices. A method to visualize, selectively isolate, and structurally characterize single perovskite grains buried within a complex, polycrystalline film is developed.


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Adv Funct Materials - 2016 - Lilliu - Cover Page