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High performance polymer light-emitting diodes fabricated with a novel hole injection layer
Polymer Engineering Faculty Research
  • Xiong Gong, The University of Akron
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
10-1-2003
Abstract
Enhanced luminance (L) and luminous efficiency (LE) of polymer light-emitting diodes (PLEDs) is demonstrated using poly (bis (tetraphenyldiamino)biphenyl-perfluorocyclobutane), poly(BTPD-Si-PFCB), as the hole injection layer. The monomer is cast directly onto the indium-tin-oxide anode and thermally polymerized in situ. Hole injection from poly(BTPD-Si-PFCB) into the Â"super yellowÂ" derivative of poly(phenylene vinylene) and into several blue emitting polymers is comparable to or better than that from poly(enthylendioxythiophene):poly(styrene sulfonic acid) (PEDOT:PSSA). With poly(BTPD-Si-PFCB) as the hole injecting layer into super yellow, the performance is identical to that obtained with PEDOT:PSSA (LE » 8 cd/A with little fall-off even at L > 104 cd/m2). For blue-emitting polymers, the use of poly(BTPD-Si-PFCB) leads to significant improvements in L and LE; e.g. with polyfluorene, L and LE are more than an order of magnitude greater than from similar devices made with PEDOT:PSSA.
Citation Information
Xiong Gong. "High performance polymer light-emitting diodes fabricated with a novel hole injection layer" Vol. 1 (2003) p. 8006
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/xiong_gong/124/