• 209 Citations
19962019
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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.

Academic background

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.

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Research Output 1996 2019

  • 209 Citations
  • 8 Article
3 Citations (Scopus)

Absolute energy level positions in tin- and lead-based halide perovskites

Tao, S., Schmidt, I., Brocks, G., Jiang, J., Tranca, I., Meerholz, K. & Olthof, S., 12 Jun 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, 10 p., 2560

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Tin
perovskites
Optoelectronic devices
Electron energy levels
halides

Boosting the performance of WO3/n-Si heterostructures for photoelectrochemical water splitting: from the role of Si to interface engineering

Zhao, Y., Brocks, G., Genuit, H., Lavrijsen, R., Verheijen, M. A. & Bieberle-Hütter, A., 12 Jul 2019, In : Advanced Energy Materials. 9, 26, 11 p., 1900940

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Heterojunctions
Metals
Water
Electrodes
Hydrogen
17 Citations (Scopus)

Cation and anion immobilization through chemical bonding enhancement with fluorides for stable halide perovskite solar cells

Li, N., Tao, S., Chen, Y., Niu, X., Onwudinanti, C. K., Hu, C., Qiu, Z., Xu, Z., Zheng, G., Wang, L., Li, L., Liu, H., Lun, Y., Hong, J., Wang, X., Liu, Y., Xie, H., Gao, Y., Bai, Y., Yang, S. & 3 othersBrocks, G., Chen, Q. & Zhou, H., 1 May 2019, In : Nature Energy. 4, 5, p. 408-415 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Fluorides
Anions
Cations
Negative ions
Positive ions

Enhanced incorporation of guanidinium in formamidinium-based perovskites for efficient and stable photovoltaics: the role of Cs and Br

Zhou, Y., Xue, H., Jia, Y. H., Brocks, G., Tao, S. & Zhao, N., 19 Sep 2019, In : Advanced Functional Materials. 9 p., 1905739

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Bromine
Cesium
Guanidine
perovskites
bromine

Monolayer nitrides doped with transition metals as efficient catalysts for water oxidation: the singular role of nickel

Liang, Q., Brocks, G., Zhang, X. & Bieberle-Hütter, A., 4 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 123, 43, p. 26289-26298 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Nickel
Nitrides
Transition metals
nitrides
Monolayers

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