Projects & publications

Involvement of organic electronics in the learning process

Co-ordinating organization (2019 – 2020)

(Tatra banka foundation)

The main objective of the project is involvement of organic electronics in the learning process at Slovak University of Technology.


IoTPrintPrinted organic IoT sensors for health monitoring

Co-ordinating organization (2019 – 2022)

(Slovak Research and Development Agency -National funding in Slovakia)

he main objective of the project, based on previous experience of the applicant and the team members, is to acquire new knowledge about the selected properties of sensor technology by printing technology, the research of new organic composites for bioelectrodes, the design of an electronic platform for the Internet of Things, as well as automated processing of recorded biosignals what supports telemedicine services.


ORPRICProgressive organic and printed electronics technology for flexible biosensors

Co-ordinating organization (2018 – 2021)

(Slovak Research and Development Agency -National funding in Slovakia)

The research focuses on the design of devices compatible with organic semiconductor printing technology, optimization of technology using new electrical and analytical techniques developed for this purpose, preparation of photosensitive sensor devices as well as simple circuits for signal processing.


ORGAN Advanced technology of organic electronics-based sensor

Co-ordinating organization (2018 – 2021)

(Slovak Research and Development Agency -National funding in Slovakia)

Advanced technology of organic electronics-based sensors. The aim of the project is development of new organic materials, design and development of advanced organic devices, as well as development of characterization techniques.


SKOLEDThe preparation of novel nitrogen OLED materials and study of their optoelectronic properties

Cooperating organization (2016 – 2019)

(Slovak Research and Development Agency -National funding in Slovakia)

The proposed project dealed with preparation of novel nitrogen containing OLED materials (organic light-emitting diode). Materials based on carbolines, azafluorenones and alkynes structures. Project goal was their use in applications like digital displays in devices like television screens, computer monitors, portable systems such as mobile phones, hanheld game consoles, tablets, in solid-state lighting applications, in area of photovoltaics and in many others.


T2FOREL Theory and Technology of Interfaces for Fast Organic Electronics

Co-ordinating organization (2015 – 2018)

(Slovak Research and Development Agency -National funding in Slovakia)

The developed methodology helps to reduce the contact resistance by device design and enable OFETs for high-frequency applications and enable implementation into industrial applications (healthcare, photovoltaics, sensors and low-power applications.


ORG4ICAdvanced technologies of integrated circuits based on organic electronics devices

Co-ordinating organization (2015-2018)

(Slovak Research and Development Agency -National funding in Slovakia)

The main goal of this project was development of novel organic materials and technologies suitable for fabrication of organic integrated circuits as well as application of these circuits.


HYPHODesign, preparation and characterization of materials, structures and devices inorganic organic hybrid integrated photonics

Cooperating organization (2015 – 2018)

Slovak Research and Development Agency -National funding in Slovakia)

Design, preparation and characterization of materials, structures and devices inorganic organic hybrid integrated photonics.


ALBATROSAssembling Langmuir-Blodgett Architectures Through the use of Roll-to-Roll Systems

Cooperating organization (2013-2016)

(FP7-PEOPLE-2012-IAPP )

The aim of the project was development of device suitable for deposition of molecular or nanoparticle monolayers from liquid surface by roll-to-roll technique. Device is an option setup and it is compatible with commercially available devices (Langmuir-Blodgett troughs) and it is suitable for industrial applications in photonics.


Current Publications (last 5 years)

[1] NEVŘELA, Juraj – MIČJAN, Michal – NOVOTA, Miroslav – KOVÁČOVÁ, Soňa – PAVÚK, Milan – JUHÁSZ, Peter – KOVÁČ, Jaroslav Jr. – JAKABOVIČ, Ján – WEIS, Martin. Secondary doping in poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene):Poly(4-styrenesulfonate) thin films. In Journal of polymer science. Part B. Polymer physics. Vol. 53, No. 16 (2015), s. 1139–1146. ISSN 0887-6266 (2015: 3.318 – IF, Q1 – JCR Best Q, 1.235 – SJR, Q1 – SJR Best Q). V databáze: CC: 000357287100006.

[2] WEIS, Martin – OTSUKA, Takako – TAGUCHI, Dai – MANAKA, Takaaki – IWAMOTO, Mitsumasa. Charge injection and accumulation in organic light-emitting diode with PEDOT:PSS anode. In Journal of Applied Physics. Vol. 117, Iss. 15 (2015), Art. no. 155503 [7] s. ISSN 0021-8979 (P) (2015: 2.101 – IF, Q2 – JCR Best Q, 0.821 – SJR, Q2 – SJR Best Q). V databáze: CC: 000353306900056.

[3] JUHÁSZ, Peter – NEVŘELA, Juraj – MIČJAN, Michal – NOVOTA, Miroslav – UHRÍK, Ján – STUCHLÍKOVÁ, Ľubica – JAKABOVIČ, Ján – HARMATHA, Ladislav – WEIS, Martin. Charge injection and transport properties of an organic light-emitting diode. In Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology. Vol. 7, (2016), s. 47-52. ISSN 21904286. V databáze: CC: 000368133100001.

[4] LI, Jun – OU-YANG, Wei – WEIS, Martin. Electric-field enhanced thermionic emission model for carrier injection mechanism of organic field-effect transistors: understanding of contact resistance. In Journal of physics D – Applied Physics. Vol. 50, No. 3 (2017), Art. no. 035101 [7] s. ISSN 0022-3727 (2017: 2.373 – IF, Q2 – JCR Best Q, 0.717 – SJR, Q1 – SJR Best Q). V databáze: CC: 000390558600001.

[5] DONOVAL, Martin – MIČJAN, Michal – NOVOTA, Miroslav – NEVŘELA, Juraj – KOVÁČOVÁ, Soňa – PAVÚK, Milan – JUHÁSZ, Peter – JAGELKA, Martin – KOVÁČ, Jaroslav jr. – JAKABOVIČ, Ján – CIGÁŇ, Marek – WEIS, Martin. Relation between secondary doping and phase separation in PEDOT:PSS films. In Applied Surface Science. Vol. 395, (2017), s. 86-91. ISSN 0169-4332 (2017: 4.439 – IF, Q1 – JCR Best Q, 1.093 – SJR, Q1 – SJR Best Q). V databáze: CC: 000390428300015.

[6] FILO, Juraj – MIŠICÁK, Róbert – CIGÁŇ, Marek – WEIS, Martin – JAKABOVIČ, Ján – GMUCOVÁ, Katarína – PAVÚK, Milan – DOBROČKA, Edmund – PUTALA, Martin. Oligothiophenes with the naphthalene core for organic thin-film transistors: variation in positions of bithiophenyl attachment to the naphthalene. In Synthetic Metals. Vol. 202, (2015), s. 73-81. ISSN 0379-6779 (2015: 2.299 – IF, Q2 – JCR Best Q, 0.624 – SJR, Q1 – SJR Best Q). V databáze: CC: 000352045800010.

[7] JUHÁSZ, Peter – VÁRY, Michal – STUCHLÍKOVÁ, Ľubica – HARMATHA, Ladislav – JAKABOVIČ, Ján – WEIS, Martin. Characterization of charge traps in pentacene diodes by electrical methods. In Organic Electronics. Vol. 17, (2015), s. 240-246. ISSN 1566-1199 (2015: 3.471 – IF, Q1 – JCR Best Q, 1.135 – SJR, Q1 – SJR Best Q). V databáze: CC: 000348495400031.

[8] TISOVSKÝ, Pavol – GÁPLOVSKÝ, Anton – GMUCOVÁ, Katarína – NOVOTA, Miroslav – PAVÚK, Milan – WEIS, Martin. Synthesis and characterization of new [1]benzothieno[3,2-b] benzothiophene derivatives with alkyl-thiophene core for application in organic field-effect transistors. In Organic Electronics. Vol. 68, (2019), s. 121-128. ISSN 1566-1199 (2018: 3.495 – IF, Q1 – JCR Best Q, 0.937 – SJR, Q1 – SJR Best Q). V databáze: CC: 000460892800018 ; SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-85061337320 ; DOI: 10.1016/j.orgel.2018.12.002.

[9] MIČJAN, Michal – NOVOTA, Miroslav – TELEK, Peter – DONOVAL, Martin – WEIS, Martin. Hunting down the ohmic contact of organic field-effect transistor. In Chinese Physics B. Vol. 28, No. 11 (2019), Art. no. 118501 [6] s. ISSN 1674-1056 (2018: 1.469 – IF, Q3 – JCR Best Q, 0.339 – SJR, Q3 – SJR Best Q). V databáze: DOI: 10.1088/1674-1056/ ; CC: 000493082100004.

[10] MIŠICÁK, Róbert – STŘÍTESKÝ, Stanislav – VALA, Martin – WEITER, Martin – CIGÁŇ, Marek – GMUCOVÁ, Katarína – VÉGSÖ, Karol – WEIS, Martin – KOŽÍŠEK, Jozef – PAVÚK, Milan – PUTALA, Martin. Effect of the ethynylene linker on the properties and carrier mobility of naphthalene derivatives with hexylbithienyl arms. In Synthetic Metals. Vol. 217, (2016), s. 156-171. ISSN 0379-6779 (2016: 2.435 – IF, Q2 – JCR Best Q, 0.666 – SJR, Q1 – SJR Best Q). V databáze: CC: 000378957600022.

[11] CIGÁŇ, Marek – DANKO, Peter – BRATH, Henrich – ČAKURDA, Matúš – FIŠERA, Roman – DONOVALOVÁ, Jana – FILO, Juraj – WEIS, Martin – JAKABOVIČ, Ján – NOVOTA, Miroslav – GÁPLOVSKÝ, Anton. 4-Azafluorenone and alpha-Carboline Fluorophores with Green and Violet/Blue Emission. In Molecules. Vol. 24, Iss. 13 (2019), Art. no 2378 (19) s. ISSN 1420-3049 (2018: 3.060 – IF, Q2 – JCR Best Q, 0.757 – SJR, Q1 – SJR Best Q). V databáze: DOI: 10.3390/molecules24132378 ; CC: 000476700300032.