Engineering Quadrangle, Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08544
Phone: 609.258.3500
Fax: 609.258.3745


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STEPHEN R. FORREST, Professor
Room B-303, Engineering Quadrangle

Optoelectronic Components & Materials Group

Vicki Paulus, Assistant
609-258-2209 (ph)
609-258-7272 (f)

Agnieszka Gerwel, Assistant
609-258-2209 (ph)
609-258-7272 (f)

Education: B. A. Physics, 1972, University of California, MSc and PhD Physics in 1974 and 1979, University of Michigan.

Fields of Research Activity: Optoelectronic integrated circuits, organic thin film semiconductor and III-V semiconductor growth by molecular beam epitaxy, optoelectronic interconnections and phased array antenna systems.

Experience: First at Bell he investigated photodetectors for optical communications. In 1985, Prof. Forrest joined the Electrical Engineering and Materials Science Departments at USC where worked on optoelectronic integrated circuits, and organic semiconductors. In 1992, Prof. Forrest became the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University. He served as director of the National Center for Integrated Photonic Techology, and as Director of Princeton's Center for Photonics and Optoelectronic Materials (POEM). From 1997-2001, he served as the Chair of the Princeton's Electrical Engineering Department. A Fellow of the IEEE and OSA and a member of the National Academy of Engineering, he received the IEEE/LEOS Distinguished Lecturer Award in 1996-97, and in 1998 he was co-recipient of the IPO National Distinguished Inventor Award as well as the Thomas Alva Edison Award for innovations in organic LEDs. In 1999, Prof. Forrest received the MRS Me

Membership in Societies: American Physical Society, IEEE (Fellow), Optical Society of America

Typical Publications:

  1. "An asymmetric twin-waveguide high-bandwidth photodiode using a lateral taper coupler", F. Xia, J. K. Thomson, M. R. Gokhale, P. V. Studenkov, J. Wei, W. Lin and S. R. Forrest, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., 13, 845 (2001).
  2. "Local order in amorphous organic molecular thin films", M. A. Baldo and S. R. Forrest, Chem. Phys. Lett., 347, 297 (2001).
  3. "Controlling exciton diffusion in multi-layer white phosphorescent organic light emitting devices", B. W. D'Andrade, M. E. Thompson and S. R. Forrest, Adv. Mat., 14, 147 (2002).
  4. "Optimization of 10Gb/s Long Wavelength Floating Guard Ring InGaAs/InP Avalanche Photodiodes", J. Wei, J. C. Dries, H. Wang, G. H. Olsen and S. R. Forrest, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., accepted (2002)
  5. "Nanolithography based on patterned metal transfer and its application to organic electronic devices", C. Kim, M. Shtein and S. R. Forrest, Appl. Phys. Lett., accepted (2002).
  6. "Electrophosphoresent p-i-n organic light emitting devices for very high efficiency flat panel displays", M. Pfeiffer, S. R. Forrest, K. Leo and M. E. Thompson, Adv. Mat., 14, 1633 (2002).
  7. "Small Molecular Weight Organic Thin-Film Photodetectors and Solar Cells"
  8. P. Peumans, A. Yakimov, and S. R. Forrest, invited, J. Appl. Phys. Rev., 93 (Feb. 15, 2003).



April 10, 2003

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