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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Electronics and Electrical Engineering H-index 143 Citations 104,732 613 World Ranking 4 National Ranking 1
Materials Science H-index 160 Citations 134,634 750 World Ranking 40 National Ranking 24

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Awards & Achievements

2018 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2017 - IEEE Jun-ichi Nishizawa Medal “For their pioneering work on organic devices, leading to organic light-emitting diode displays.”

2016 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

2014 - Fellow, National Academy of Inventors

2008 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation For contributions to the fundamental understanding of the thin film growth, and physics of excitons in organic materials, leading to the demonstration of high efficiency organic light emitting devices, organic photovoltaics and organic lasers

2007 - IEEE Daniel E. Noble Award for Emerging Technologies “For pioneering contributions to the development of organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs)”

2003 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For advances in optoelectronic devices, detectors for fiber optics, and efficient organic LEDs for displays.

1999 - MRS Medal, Materials Research Society For pioneering contributions to the growth and optoelectronic applications of organic semiconductor thin films.

1991 - IEEE Fellow For contributions to optoelectronics materials and devices research including detectors, receivers, and optoelectronic integrated circuits.


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Optics
  • Optoelectronics

Optoelectronics, Phosphorescence, OLED, Electroluminescence and Exciton are his primary areas of study. His work focuses on many connections between Optoelectronics and other disciplines, such as Thin film, that overlap with his field of interest in Electron mobility. The study incorporates disciplines such as Photochemistry, Singlet state and Phosphor in addition to Phosphorescence.

The OLED study which covers Substrate that intersects with Electrode. He combines subjects such as Anode and Analytical chemistry with his study of Electroluminescence. His studies deal with areas such as HOMO/LUMO, Electron, Molecular orbital and Atomic physics as well as Exciton.

His most cited work include:

  • Highly efficient phosphorescent emission from organic electroluminescent devices (5878 citations)
  • The path to ubiquitous and low-cost organic electronic appliances on plastic (4193 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Stephen R. Forrest mainly focuses on Optoelectronics, Optics, OLED, Layer and Exciton. His studies in Optoelectronics integrate themes in fields like Thin film, Organic solar cell and Phosphorescence. His Phosphorescence study incorporates themes from Photochemistry, Dopant and Phosphor.

He has included themes like Doping, Electroluminescence, Fluorescence, Light-emitting diode and Quantum efficiency in his OLED study. His Layer research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Cathode and Anode, Electrode. His Exciton research integrates issues from Polariton and Photoluminescence.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Optoelectronics (68.82%)
  • Optics (19.72%)
  • OLED (18.20%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2013-2021)?

  • Optoelectronics (68.82%)
  • OLED (18.20%)
  • Organic solar cell (10.24%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Stephen R. Forrest focuses on Optoelectronics, OLED, Organic solar cell, Exciton and Layer. His research on Optoelectronics focuses in particular on Energy conversion efficiency. His OLED research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Optics, Quantum efficiency, Dopant and Phosphorescence.

Phosphorescence and Photochemistry are commonly linked in his work. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Charge, Fullerene, Heterojunction and Band gap. Stephen R. Forrest combines subjects such as Polariton, Photoluminescence, Atomic physics and Organic semiconductor with his study of Exciton.

Between 2013 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Deep blue phosphorescent organic light-emitting diodes with very high brightness and efficiency (398 citations)
  • High fabrication yield organic tandem photovoltaics combining vacuum- and solution-processed subcells with 15% efficiency (292 citations)
  • Tenfold increase in the lifetime of blue phosphorescent organic light-emitting diodes (242 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Optics
  • Semiconductor

His primary areas of investigation include Optoelectronics, Organic solar cell, Photovoltaic system, Exciton and OLED. His Optoelectronics study combines topics in areas such as Thin film and Phosphorescent organic light-emitting diode. The Organic solar cell study combines topics in areas such as Chemical physics, Acceptor and Band gap.

His Exciton research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Mixing, Photoluminescence, Degenerate energy levels and Organic semiconductor. The concepts of his OLED study are interwoven with issues in Substrate, Refractive index, Optics, Anode and Phosphorescence. His Phosphorescence study incorporates themes from Layer, Photochemistry, Phosphor and Quantum efficiency.

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Top Publications

Highly efficient phosphorescent emission from organic electroluminescent devices

M. A. Baldo;D. F. O'Brien;Y. You;A. Shoustikov.
Nature (1998)

7331 Citations

The path to ubiquitous and low-cost organic electronic appliances on plastic

Stephen R. Forrest.
Nature (2004)

5685 Citations

Nearly 100% internal phosphorescence efficiency in an organic light emitting device

Chihaya Adachi;Marc A. Baldo;Mark E. Thompson;Mark E. Thompson;Stephen R. Forrest.
Journal of Applied Physics (2001)

3934 Citations


M. A. Baldo;S. Lamansky;P. E. Burrows;M. E. Thompson.
Applied Physics Letters (1999)

3770 Citations

Small molecular weight organic thin-film photodetectors and solar cells

Peter Peumans;Aharon Yakimov;Aharon Yakimov;Stephen R. Forrest.
Journal of Applied Physics (2003)

3463 Citations

Highly phosphorescent bis-cyclometalated iridium complexes: synthesis, photophysical characterization, and use in organic light emitting diodes.

Sergey Lamansky;Peter Djurovich;Drew Murphy;Feras Abdel-Razzaq.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2001)

2929 Citations

Management of singlet and triplet excitons for efficient white organic light-emitting devices

Yiru Sun;Noel C. Giebink;Hiroshi Kanno;Biwu Ma.
Nature (2006)

2289 Citations

Ultrathin Organic Films Grown by Organic Molecular Beam Deposition and Related Techniques.

Stephen R. Forrest.
Chemical Reviews (1997)

2280 Citations

High-efficiency fluorescent organic light-emitting devices using a phosphorescent sensitizer

M. A. Baldo;M. E. Thompson;S. R. Forrest.
Nature (2000)

2262 Citations

White Organic Light‐Emitting Devices for Solid‐State Lighting

Brian W. D'andrade;Brian W. D'andrade;Stephen R. Forrest.
Advanced Materials (2004)

2198 Citations

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