Prof Malte Gather:

Research Overview:

Biophotonics & biophysics:

  • bio-derived optical structures and devices
  • biological lasers (living lasers)
  • optical devices based of fluorescent proteins
  • cellular biomechanics
  • nanophotonic biosensors

Organic electronics / OLEDs:

  • nano- and micro-patterning of organic semiconductors
  • OLED optics and outcoupling, nano-photonic structures
  • spectroscopy and molecular orientation
  • organic electronics in lab-on-chip systems
  • white OLEDs


  • plasmonic lasers / spasers
  • optical amplification
  • ‘molecular’ plasmonics
  • organic/inorganic hybrid systems
  • plasmonic waveguides and sensors


5 (of 121 published available) for mcg6 (source: University of St Andrews PURE)
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Patterning multicolor hybrid perovskite films via top-down lithography Malte Christian Gather, Andrea Di Falco, Ifor David William Samuel
ACS Nano 2019 vol.13 pp.3823–3829
Photostimulation for in vitro optogenetics with high power blue organic light-emitting diodes Andrew Morton, Caroline Murawski, Changmin Keum, Gareth Brian Miles, Javier Ananda Tello, Malte Christian Gather
Advanced Biosystems 2019 vol.3
20-1: Invited paper: Towards deep-blue materials with efficient triplet harvesting Simonas Krotkus, Michael Y. Wong, Gordon James Hedley, Marie Jaricot, David Bradford Cordes, Alexandra Martha Zoya Slawin, Caroline Murawski, Malte Christian Gather, Yoann Olivier, David Beljonne, Eli Zysman-Colman, Ifor David William Samuel
SID Symposium Digest of Technical Papers 2018 vol.49 pp.239-242
Analysis of the precision, robustness and speed of elastic resonator interference stress microscopy Nils Michael Kronenberg, Malte Christian Gather
Biophysical Journal 2018 vol.114 pp.2180-2193
Deep blue oxadiazole-containing thermally activated delayed fluorescence emitters for organic light-emitting diodes Simonas Krotkus, Graeme Jeffrey Copley, Caroline Murawski, Gordon James Hedley, Marie Jaricot, David Bradford Cordes, Alexandra Martha Zoya Slawin, Yoann Olivier, David Beljonne, Luca Muccioli, Mónica Moral, Juan Carlos Sancho-García, Malte Christian Gather, Ifor David William Samuel, Eli Zysman-Colman
Applied Materials & Interfaces vol.In press