Dr. François Bocquet (m. Posseik)

Peter-Grünberg-Institut, FZ Jülich

Functional Nanostructures at Surfaces (PGI-3)
52425 Jülich
Phone: +49 2461 61-3987
Fax: +49 2461 61-3907
E-Mail: f.bocquet@fz-juelich.de


Experimental physics, electron spectroscopy and diffraction, epitaxial graphene, adsorption on semiconductor and metal surfaces

University Education

2012 Doctoral degree in Physics, Aix-Marseille Université, France, Dissertation on “From organic molecules to graphene on surfaces: Spectroscopic studies”, thesis advisor: Prof. J.-M. Themlin
2007-08 Master of Science (second year), majoring in Condensed Matter Physics, Université Paris-Sud 11, France
2006-07 Master of Science (first year), majoring in Theoretical Physics, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
2003-06 Bachelor of Science, majoring in Physics, Université Joseph Fourier, France

Professional Experience

2019- Staff scientist, Peter Grünberg Institute, Quantum Nanoscience
(PGI-3), Forschungszentrum Jülich
2016-2019 Post-doc, Peter Grünberg Institut 3, Forschungszentrum Jülich
2013-16 Helmholtz Postdoc Programme, Peter Grünberg Institut 3, Forschungszentrum Jülich
2011-13 Post-doc, Peter Grünberg Institut 3, Forschungszentrum Jülich
2009 Teacher for the Internet & Computing Certificate, Marseille, France

Honours, Awards and other Proofs of Qualification

2019 InnovationPlus (internal program of the Forschungszentrum Jülich to
reward the signature of a license contract with ScientaOmicron
2016 Invited talk to the Energy Materials Nanotechnology Meeting on Epitaxy, Budapest, Hungary
2015 Invited talk to the Workshop “Graphenschichten: Werkstoffanwendungen”, Europ. Forschungsgesellschaft Dünne Schichten e.V., Dresden
2013 PhD thesis price. C’Nano PACA, Competence Centre in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, France
2012 PhD thesis price. Doctoral school of Physics and Condensed Matter, Marseille, France

Selected Publications

  1. Sforzini, L. Nemec, T. Denig, B. Stadtmüller, T.-L. Lee, C. Kumpf, S. Soubatch, U. Starke, P. Rinke, V. Blum, F. C.Bocquet, F.  S. Tautz, Approaching Truly Freestanding Graphene: The Structure of Hydrogen-Intercalated Graphene on 6H-SiC(0001), Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 106804 (2015), editors’ suggestion.
  2. Telychko, P. Mutombo, P. Merino, P. Hapala, M. Ondráček, F. C.Bocquet, J. Sforzini, O. Stetsovych, M. Vondráček, P. Jelínek, M. Švec, Electronic and Chemical Properties of Donor, Acceptor Centers in Graphene, ACS Nano 9, 9180 (2016).
  3. Sforzini, P. Hapala, M. Franke, G. van Straaten, A. Stöhr, S. Link, S. Soubatch, P. Jelínek, T.-L. Lee, U. Starke, M. Švec, F. C.Bocquet, F.  S. Tautz, Structural and Electronic Properties of Nitrogen-Doped Graphene, Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 126805 (2016).
  4. Sforzini, M. Telychko, O. Krejčí, M. Vondráček, M. Švec, F. C.Bocquet, F. S. Tautz, Transformation of metallic boron into substitutional dopants in graphene on 6H-SiC(0001), Phys. Rev. B 93, 041302(R) (2016).
  5. H. Ibach, F. C. Bocquet, J. Sforzini, S. Soubatch, F. S. Tautz, Electron energy loss spectroscopy with parallel readout of energy and momentum, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 88, 033903 (2017).
  6. S. Weiß, D. Gerbert, A. Stein, A. K. Schenk, X. Yang, C. Brülke, R. Kremring, S. Feldmann, F. C. Bocquet, M. Gille, S. Hecht, M. Sokolowski, P. Tegeder, S. Soubatch, F. S. Tautz, Dependence of the adsorption height of graphenelike adsorbates on their dimensionality, Phys. Rev. B 98, 075410 (2018).
  7. F. C. Bocquet, G. Mercurio, M. Franke, G. van Straaten, S. Weiß, S. Soubatch, C. Kumpf, F. S. Tautz, Torricelli: a software to determine atomic spatial distributions from normal incidence x-ray standing wave data, Comp. Phys. Comm. 235, 502 (2019).
  8. X. Yang, L. Egger, P. Hurdax, H. Kaser, D. Lüftner, F. C. Bocquet, G. Koller, A. Gottwald, P. Tegeder, M. Richter, M. G. Ramsey, P. Puschnig, S. Soubatch, F. S. Tautz, Identifying surface reaction intermediates with photoemission tomography, Nature Commun. 10, 3189 (2019).
  9. C. Brülke, T. Heepenstrick, I. Krieger, B. Wolff, X. Yang, A. Shamsaddinlou, S. Weiß, F. C. Bocquet, F. S. Tautz, S. Soubatch, M. Sokolowski, Quantitative analysis of the electronic decoupling of an organic semiconductor molecule at a metal interface by a monolayer of hexagonal boron nitride, Phys. Rev. B 99, 121404 (2019).
  10. F. C. Bocquet, Y.-R. Lin, M. Franke, N. Samiseresht, S. Parhizkar, S. Soubatch, T.-L. Lee, C. Kumpf, F. S. Tautz, Surfactant-Mediated Epitaxial Growth of Single-Layer Graphene in an Unconventional Orientation on SiC, Phys. Rev. Lett. 125, 106102 (2020).