Optoelectronic Components and Materials Group

Prof. Stephen Forrest

High Efficiency Semi-transparent Organic Photovoltaic Cells

A semi-transparent non-fullerene acceptor organic photovoltaic cell, which can achieve 7% power conversion efficiency with an average transmittance of 45%.

You can read about this and other projects on our research page.

Intrinsic Lifetime of more than 10,000 Years Demonstrated for Organic Solar Cells

Four high-intensity white LED light sources capable of reaching 37 Suns. Organic solar cells aged in this setup demonstrated intrinsic stability. This work is highlight on Chemistry World.

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Efficient, Nonintrusive Outcoupling in Organic Light Emitting Devices Using Embedded Microlens Arrays

A computer generated schematic depicting an OLED device utilizing a sub-electrode microlens array is shown on the left. A top down image of a fabricated structure is shown to the right demonstrating clarity and transparency.

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Ultra-thin, Light-weight and Flexible OLED with Enhanced Outcoupling

A rolled up array of OLED devices fabricated on a flexible parylene substrate that also demonstrates optical outcoupling capabilities.

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Hemispherical Photodiode Imager Arrays

A non-planar photodiode imager array demonstrating un-altered pixel resolution upon transfer from a developable 2D surface to a non-developable 3D hemisphere.

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Demostration of a Organic Charge-coupled Device

A charge-coupled device made with organic semiconductor materials that utilizes channel geometry for increased electron mobility. A schematic depicting the device is shown on the right.

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Deep blue Phosphorescent Organic Light Emitting Diode (PHOLED)

A deep blue phosphorescent organic light-emitting diode (PHOLED) based on iridium (III) phosphor. This work is highlighted on IEEE Spectrum.

You can read about this and other projects on our research page.