Henning Sirringhaus

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Henning Sirringhaus
Alma mater ETH Zürich
Known for
Hughes Medal (2013)
Scientific career
Thesis Ballistic-electron-emission microscopy on epitaxial CoSi₂ / Si interfaces (1995)

Henning Sirringhaus is Hitachi Professor of Electron Device Physics, Head of Microelectronics and Optoelectronics Group and a Fellow of Churchill College at the University of Cambridge.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8]


Sirringhaus was educated at ETH Zürich where he was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree and PhD in physics.[9] From 1995-1996 he worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at Princeton University.[2]


Sirringhaus does research on the charge and spin transport and photophysics of organic semiconductors as well as solution-processible inorganic semiconductors.[2][10][11][12][13][14]

Awards and honours[edit]

Sirringhaus was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2009, his nomination reads:


  1. ^ a b "Library and Archive Catalogue EC/2009/35: Sirringhaus, Henning". London: The Royal Society. Archived from the original on 2014-04-04. 
  2. ^ a b c http://www.phy.cam.ac.uk/directory/sirringhaush
  3. ^ SIRRINGHAUS, Prof. Henning. ukwhoswho.com. Who's Who. 2014 (online Oxford University Press ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc.  closed access publication – behind paywall (subscription required)
  4. ^ Chua, L. L.; Zaumseil, J.; Chang, J. F.; Ou, E. C. -W.; Ho, P. K. -H.; Sirringhaus, H.; Friend, R. H. (2005). "General observation of n-type field-effect behaviour in organic semiconductors". Nature. 434 (7030): 194–199. doi:10.1038/nature03376. PMID 15758994. 
  5. ^ List of publications from Microsoft Academic Search
  6. ^ Henning Sirringhaus's publications indexed by the Scopus bibliographic database, a service provided by Elsevier. (subscription required)
  7. ^ Sirringhaus, H.; Brown, P. J.; Friend, R. H.; Nielsen, M. M.; Bechgaard, K.; Langeveld-Voss, B. M. W.; Spiering, A. J. H.; Janssen, R. A. J.; Meijer, E. W.; Herwig, P.; De Leeuw, D. M. (1999). "Two-dimensional charge transport in self-organized, high-mobility conjugated polymers". Nature. 401 (6754): 685. doi:10.1038/44359. 
  8. ^ Eggeman, A. S.; Illig, S.; Troisi, A.; Sirringhaus, H.; Midgley, P. A. (2013). "Measurement of molecular motion in organic semiconductors by thermal diffuse electron scattering". Nature Materials. 12 (11): 1045. doi:10.1038/nmat3710. PMID 23892786. 
  9. ^ Sirringhaus, Henning (1995). "Ballistic-electron-emission microscopy on epitaxial CoSi₂ / Si interfaces". ETH Zurich. doi:10.3929/ethz-a-001486644. 
  10. ^ Stutzmann, N.; Friend, R. H.; Sirringhaus, H. (2003). "Self-Aligned, Vertical-Channel, Polymer Field-Effect Transistors". Science. 299 (5614): 1881–1884. doi:10.1126/science.1081279. PMID 12649478. 
  11. ^ Sirringhaus, H.; Kawase, T.; Friend, R. H.; Shimoda, T.; Inbasekaran, M.; Wu, W.; Woo, E. P. (2000). "High-Resolution Inkjet Printing of All-Polymer Transistor Circuits". Science. 290 (5499): 2123–2126. doi:10.1126/science.290.5499.2123. PMID 11118142. 
  12. ^ Sirringhaus, H.; Tessler, N.; Friend, R. H. (1998). "Integrated Optoelectronic Devices Based on Conjugated Polymers". Science. 280 (5370): 1741–1744. doi:10.1126/science.280.5370.1741. PMID 9624049. 
  13. ^ Sirringhaus, H. (2005). "Device Physics of Solution-Processed Organic Field-Effect Transistors". Advanced Materials. 17 (20): 2411. doi:10.1002/adma.200501152. 
  14. ^ Zaumseil, J.; Sirringhaus, H. (2007). "Electron and Ambipolar Transport in Organic Field-Effect Transistors". Chemical Reviews. 107 (4): 1296–323. doi:10.1021/cr0501543. PMID 17378616.