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Dr. Pablo Docampo


Dr. Pablo Docampo
Senior Lecturer
Newcastle University
School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Merz Court
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom

Phone +44 (0) 19120 88421
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Research Interests

  • Hybrid photovoltaic systems
  • Growth of hybrid metal halide perovskite materials for both solar cell and lighting applications
  • Fundamental properties of metal halide perovskite materials.

Short CV

  • 2016-Present Senior Lecturer, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  • 2014-2016 Assistant Professor, LMU Munich, Germany, associated with Prof. Thomas Bein.
  • 2014-2016 Marie Curie Research Fellow, LMU Munich, Germany in Prof. Thomas Bein's Group.
  • 2013-2014 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, LMU Munich, Germany in Prof. Thomas Bein's Group.
  • 2012-2013 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Oxford, Oxford, Oxfordshire, in Dr. H.J. Snaith's Group.
  • 2008-2012 University of Oxford, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK. Doctor of Philosophy student in Condensed Matter Physics, in Dr. H.J. Snaith's group. Thesis title: "Electronic properties of mesostructured metal oxides in dye-sensitized solar cells".
  • 2003-2008 Universidad Aut onoma de Madrid, Licenciatura (MSc+BSc equivalent) in Physics.

Key publications

  • Docampo, P., Ball, J. M., Darwich, M., Eperon, G. E. & Snaith, H. J. Efficient organometal trihalide perovskite planar-heterojunction solar cells on flexible polymer substrates. Nature Communications 4, (2013).
  • Docampo, P., Guldin, S., Leijtens, T., Noel, N. K., Steiner, U. & Snaith, H. J. Lessons learned: From dye-sensitized solar cells to all-solid-state hybrid devices. Advanced Materials 26, 4013-4030, (2014).
  • Docampo, P., Hanusch, F. C., Stranks, S. D., Döblinger, M., Feckl, J. M., Ehrensperger, M., Minar, N. K., Johnston, M. B., Snaith, H. J. & Bein, T. Solution deposition-conversion for planar heterojunction mixed halide perovskite solar cells. Advanced Energy Materials 4, n/a-n/a, (2014).
  • Docampo, P., Hanusch, F. C., Giesbrecht, N., Angloher, P., Ivanova, A. & Bein, T. Influence of the orientation of methylammonium lead iodide perovskite crystals on solar cell performance. APL Materials 2, 081508, (2014).
  • Hanusch, F. C., Wiesenmayer, E., Mankel, E., Binek, A., Angloher, P., Fraunhofer, C., Giesbrecht, N., Feckl, J. M., Jaegermann, W., Johrendt, D., Bein, T. & Docampo, P.* Efficient planar heterojunction perovskite solar cells based on formamidinium lead bromide. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 5, 2791-2795, (2014).