The new OE-A chairman discusses the organic and printed electronics field, as it moves from hype to a clear focus on products
David Savastano, Editor06.24.15
The field of printed electronics is clearly evolving, and it is interesting to hear the perspective of people who have long been involved in the field. From time to time, Printed Electronics Now will interview some of the leaders in the field, and present their viewpoints.
This week, we spoke with Dr. Jeremy Burroughes, FRS FREng, the new chairman of the OE-A and CTO of Cambridge Display Technology Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Chemical Corporation., Ltd.
Dr. Burroughes has been in the organic electronics field for 30 years, beginning with his research into DNA wires at Queen Mary University of London. While working on his PhD on organic polymers for transistors and electrical devices at the Cavendish Laboratory at the University of Cambridge, Dr. Burroughes discovered the electroluminescent capabilities of these polymers.
Armed with patents and seed money from Cambridge Research and Innovation Ltd., Cambridge Display Technology Limited, or C
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