Leading researcher and inventor in organic electronics

Magnus Berggren received his MSc in Physics in 1991 and graduated as PhD (Thesis: Organic Light Emitting Diodes) in Applied Physics in 1996, both degrees from Linköping University. He then joined Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, NJ in the USA, for a one-year post doc period focusing on the development of organic lasers and novel optical resonator structures. 

In 1997 he teamed up with Opticom ASA, from Norway, and former colleagues of Linköping University to establish the company Thin Film Electronics AB. From 1997 to 1999 he served Thin Film as its founding managing director and initiated the development of printed electronic memories based on ferroelectric polymers. 

After this, he returned to Linköping University and also to a part time manager at Acreo Swedish ICT. In 1999, he initiated the research and development of paper electronics, in part supported by several paper- and packaging companies. Since 2002, he is the professor in Organic Electronics at Linköping University and the director of the Laboratory of Organic Electronics, today including close to 60 researchers. 

Magnus Berggren is one of the pioneers of the Organic Bioelectronics and Electronic Plants research areas and currently he is the acting director of the Strategic Research Area (SFO) of Advanced Functional Materials (AFM) at LiU. In 2012 Magnus Berggren was elected member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and in 2014 he received the Marcus Wallenberg Price.

Meeting at LOEPhoto credit: Thor Balkhed
Manager meeting at LOE. From left Magnus Berggren, Daniel Simon and Åsa Wallhagen.

Publications

2018

Mina Shiran Chaharsoughi, Daniel Tordera, Andrea Grimoldi, Isak Engquist, Magnus Berggren, Simone Fabiano, Magnus Jonsson

Hybrid Plasmonic and Pyroelectric Harvesting of Light Fluctuations

In Advanced Optical Materials

Article in journal

Hengda Sun, Mikhail Vagin, Suhao Wang, Xavier Crispin, Robert Forchheimer, Magnus Berggren, Simone Fabiano

Complementary Logic Circuits Based on High-Performance n-Type Organic Electrochemical Transistors

In Advanced Materials

Article in journal

Tom J. Zajdel, Moshe Baruch, Gábor Méhes, Eleni Stavrinidou, Magnus Berggren, Michel M. Maharbiz, Daniel Simon, Caroline M. Ajo-Franklin

PEDOT:PSS-based Multilayer Bacterial-Composite Films for Bioelectronics

In Scientific Reports

Article in journal

Robert Brooke, Jesper Edberg, Donata Iandolo, Magnus Berggren, Xavier Crispin, Isak Engquist

Controlling the electrochromic properties of conductive polymers using UV-light

In Journal of Materials Chemistry C

Article in journal

Jonathan Rivnay, Sahika Inal, Alberto Salleo, Roisin M. Owens, Magnus Berggren, George G. Malliaras

Organic electrochemical transistors

In , NATURE REVIEWS MATERIALS

Article, review/survey

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