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Geert Brocks is Professor in the Center for Computational Energy Research (CCER) within the Department of Applied Physics of Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). His activities are centered around first-principles electronic structure calculations. His past activities have involved such diverse subjects as atomic-scale processes at semiconductor surfaces and interfaces, organic and molecular electronics and spintronics, solid hydrides for chemical hydrogen storage, and adsorption-induced electronic effects in graphene. His current interests include two-dimensional materials and photocatalysis for energy applications.
After obtaining his PhD degree, Geert Brocks worked at Philips Research Laboratories for nine years. In 1998, he moved to the University of Twente. In 2018, he joined the TU/e and CCER in 2018 as part-time professor.
Absolute energy level positions in tin- and lead-based halide perovskitesNature Communications (2019)
Cation and anion immobilization through chemical bonding enhancement with fluorides for stable halide perovskite solar cellsNature Energy (2019)
First-principles study of the dipole layer formation at metal-organic interfacesPhysical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics (2010)
Work function pinning at metal-organic interfacesJournal of Physical Chemistry C (2009)
Dynamics and nucleation of Si ad-dimers on the Si(100) surfacePhysical Review Letters (1996)
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