Scientific Program


  1. Fundamentals of organic electronics: charge transport, modeling, photophysics, etc.
  2. Design and synthesis of materials for organic electronics: organic conductors and semiconductors, dielectrics, substrates, etc.
  3. Organic field effect transistors: single crystal, polymer and monolayer OFETs, integrated circuits and related devices.
  4. Organic light emitting devices: OLEDs and OLETs, white light-emitting devices, TADF devices, organic lasers.
  5. Organic and hybrid solar cells: small molecules and polymer photovoltaics, tandem cells, perovskites-based photovoltaics, etc.
  6. Organic sensors: physical (pressure, temperature, photo, etc.) sensors, chemo- and biosensors.
  7. Characterization techniques: various spectroscopy, microscopy, and x-ray scattering techniques, charge mobility measurements, thermal and surface analysis, HOMO and LUMO evaluation, biomedical applications, etc.
  8. Technologies of organic electronics: printing of organic materials and devices, roll-to-roll techniques, ink formulations, encapsulation, etc.


Tutorial lectures

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Harald Ade

North Carolina Sate University, USA

"Quantitative interaction-miscibility-function relations in organic solar cells"

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Paul Berger

The Ohio State University, USA

to be announced

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Fabio Biscarini

University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy

"Ion-gating in organic transistors: how it affects specific recognition of neurotransmitters"

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Vladimir Dyakonov

Wurzburg University, Germany

"Role of Spins in Next Generation OLEDs"

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Anna Koehler

University of Bayreuth, Germany

"How does delocalization affect exciton dissociation in organic solar cells?"

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Iain McCulloch

Imperial College London, UK

"Low Conformational Disorder Semiconducting Polymers"

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Michele Muccini


"Organic field-effect transistors as a truly multifunctional platform: from light-emission to cell stimulation and sensing"

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Maxim Pchenitchnikov

University of Groningen, Netherlands

"Artificial light harvesters for molecular excitonics"

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Vitaly Podzorov

Rutgers University, USA

"Device physics and the correct extraction of carrier mobility in organic field-effect transistors"

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Natalie Stingelin

Georgia Tech, USA

"Designing solution-processed photonic light- and heat-management structures for optoelectronic devices"

Invited lectures

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Artem Bakulin

Imperial College London, UK

"Photophysics of Organic Solar Cells with Non-Fullerene Acceptors"

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Annalisa Bonfiglio

University of Cagliari, Italy

"Field effect organic devices for multimodal sensing platforms"

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Aldo Di Carlo

University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy

"Dye Sensitized and Perovskite Photovoltaics: from cells to modules"

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Alexandra Freidzon

Photochemistry Center RAS, Russia

"Theoretical Prediction of Operational Stability of Potential OLED Host Molecules by Multireference Quantum Chemistry"

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Andreas Kafizas

Imperial College London, UK

"Cobalt phosphate, an organic co-catalyst for photocatalytic water splitting"

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Elena Obraztsova

A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute, RAS, Russia

"Films of filled single-wall carbon nanotubes as transparent conductive electrodes"

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Pavel Troshin

Skoltech, Russia

"Perovskite solar cells with long operation lifetimes: myth or reality?"

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Koen Vandewal

Institute for Materials Research, Hasselt University, Belgium

"The influence of charge-transfer state properties on the performance of organic photovoltaic and photo-detecting devices"

Evening lectures

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Stephan Kirchmeyer

University of Cologne, Germany

"How to write a patent?"

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Maxim Pschenichnikov

University of Groeningen, Netherlands

"How to keep up with the scientific literature"