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Dr. Martin Pfeiffer
Martin Pfeiffer studied physics in Tübingen, Lancaster and Dresden. In 2000, he obtained the PhD degree from the TU Dresden for a thesis on „Doping of organic semiconductors for use in organic LED and organic solar cells“, supervised by Prof. Karl Leo.
From 2000 to 2005, he has been leader of the Organic Optoelectronics Group of the Institut für Angewandte Photophysik, TU Dresden. In 2002, he spent four months at Princeton University in the group of Prof. Stephen Forrest.
As a co-author of around 25 patents and around 70 papers in international scientific journals, Martin Pfeiffer is a pioneer of the doping technology of organic semiconductor devices and a globally recognized expert on organic solar cells and OLEDs.
In December 2011, Dr. Martin Pfeiffer, together with his fellow researchers, Prof. Karl Leo and Dr. Jan Blochwitz-Nimoth, was awarded with the Deutscher Zukunftspreis, the German President’s Award for Technology and Innovation, for the achievements in the development of organic electronics, Heliatek’s core technology.
He is cofounder of Novaled AG, Dresden, and Heliatek GmbH and since 2006 CTO of Heliatek.