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Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Günther LEISING Professor, Institut für Festkörperphysik, Technische Universität Graz


1983 Ph.D., Graz University of Technology
1989 Habilitation in experimental solid state physics
Assistant professor
1996 Univ.-Prof. at the institute of solid state physics, Graz University of Technology
  Visiting professor (Cambridge, Berkeley, Santa Barbara, Paderborn, Paris, Nantes)
  Pioneering research work on the physics and devices of organic semiconductors
1999-2007 Founder and head of the Institute of Nanostructured Materials and Photonics
  Founder and "father" of the White-LED technology in Austria
  Founder and chief of the company LUMITECH as a Technical University Graz spin-off
2000-2005 Senior Vice President, Technology AT&S AG


Austrian Physical Society
American Physical Society
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Editorial Board of "physica status solidi (a)"


600 scientific publications (about 6000 citations, h-index=36), 14 patents
Leising, G.; Anisotropy of the optical constants of pure and metallic polyacetylene, Physical Review B38, 1988
Grem, G; Leditzky, G.; Ulrich, B.; Leising, G.: Realization of a Blue-Light-Emitting Device using Poly(p-phenylene), Advanced Materials 4, 1992
Graupner, W.; Leising, G.; Lanzani, G.; Nisoli, M.; De Silvestri, S.; Scherf, U.: "Femtosecond Relaxation of Photoexcitation in Poly(Para-Phenylene) Type Ladderpolymer", Physical Review Letters 76, 1996
Ditlbacher, H.; Aussenegg, F.R.; Krenn, J.R.; Lamprecht, B.; Jakopic, G.; Leising, G.: "Organic diodes as monolithically integrated surface plasmon polariton detectors", Applied Physics Letters, 89, 2006


Fritz Kohlrauschpreis, 1988
Viktor Kaplan Medaille, 2002
Österreichischer Staatspreis Innovation 2007 LUMITECH