Prof. dr. Gerwin Gelinck
- Program Director Holst Centre
- Principal Scientist Flexible electronics
- Flexible displays
- large area imagers
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Holst Centre has built a solid reputation in the research and development of Large Area and Flexible Electronics. In one of its programs organic and oxide transistors are researched that will form the basis of the electronics in future products such as flexible displays and X-ray imagers.
Together with industrial partners, the Holst Centre program has delivered transistor backplanes for a wide variety of flexible display and non-display applications using both organic as well as oxide semiconductors. Integrated with memory and sensors, the same transistor technology was used to demonstrate world's first prototypes of radio frequency identification circuits, sensor labels and microprocessors on plastic. This led to a large international press coverage. Part of its success comes from the good collaboration with several academic groups worldwide. This interaction fuels the program with deeper understanding and new ideas. In particular with the University of Eindhoven there are tight links.