o. Univ.-Prof. Dr. DDr. h.c.

Niyazi Serdar Sariçiftçi

Niyazi Serdar Sariçiftçi

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences in Austria since 2014

  • Linz Institute for Organic Solar Cells, Johannes Kepler Universität Linz


Research Areas:

  • Chemistry
  • Physical chemistry
  • Photochemistry
  • Electrochemistry
  • Semiconductor physics
  • Chemical physics



Selected Memberships:

  • Royal Society of Chemistry
  • International society for optics an photonics SPIE
  • Materials Research Society
  • Österreichische Physikalische Gesellschaft
  • American Chemical Society
  • Gesellschaft Österreichischer Chemiker

Selected Prizes:

  • Wittgenstein-Preis des Wissenschaftsfonds FWF
  • Kardinal-Innitzer-Preis
  • Humanitätsmedaille der Stadt Linz
  • Austria '08: Österreicher des Jahres
  • Turkish National Science Prize, TUBITAK Türk Bilim Ödülü

Selected Publications:

  • Heeger, Alan; Sariciftci, Niyazi Serdar; Namdas, Ebinazar (2010) Semiconducting and metallic Polymers.; Oxford: Oxford University Press (278 Seiten).
  • Gunes, S.; Neugebauer, H.; Sariciftci, N. S. (2007) Conjugated polymer-based organic solar cells. Chemical Reviews, Bd. 107, S. 1324.
  • Shaheen, S. E.; Brabec, C. J.; Sariciftci, N. S. et al. (2001) 2.5% efficient organic plastic solar cells. Applied Physics Letters, Bd. 78, S. 841.
  • Brabec, C. J.; Sariciftci, N. S.; Hummelen, J. C. (2001) Plastic solar cells. Advanced Functional Materials, Bd. 11 (1), S. 15-26.
  • Sariciftci, N. S.; Smilowitz, L.; Heeger, A. J.; Wudl, F. (1992) Photoinduced Electron Transfer from a Conducting Polymer to Buckminsterfullerene. Science, Bd. 258, S. 1474.