Optoelectronic Components and Materials Group

Prof. Stephen Forrest

New Textbook on Organic Electronics, covering topics from Foundations to Applications

Prof. Forrest has published a comprehensive textbook titled Organic Electronics: Foundations to Applications. It is now available for purchase! For more information about this book, please visit its website.

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

High Efficiency Semi-transparent Organic Photovoltaic Cells

The University of Michigan's North campus as seen through a color-neutral transparent solar cell (>8% efficiency, >43% transmittance), and a green-tinted solar cell (>10% efficiency, >45% transmittance).

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

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.

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

Air-bridge Thermophotovoltaic cells with Near-perfect Photon Utilization

Top: An artistic rendering of an air-bridge thermophotovoltaic (TPV) cell. Bottom: Scanning electron microscope image of an air-bridge within a TPV.

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

Roll-to-Roll Fabrication System

Cross-section schematic of the roll-to-roll (R2R) system integrating vacuum thermal evaporation (VTE) and organic vapor phase deposition (OVPD). Inset: a magnified view of OVPD source barrel containing the organic source boat and plug valve.

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