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Water/Methanol-Soluble Conjugated Copolymer as an Electron-Transport Layer in Polymer Light-Emitting Diodes
Polymer Engineering Faculty Research
  • Xiong Gong, The University of Akron
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
10-1-2005
Abstract
Multilayer polymer light-emitting diodes are made using semiconducting polymers. An emissive polymer layer is cast from solution in an organic solvent, and a water-soluble (or methanol- soluble) conjugated copolymer is used for the electron transport layer (ETL) in the following device configuration: (indium tin oxide)/poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene)/emissive polymer/ETL/Ba/Al. Devices with an ETL have significantly lower turn-on voltages, higher brightness values, and improved luminous efficiencies.
Citation Information
Xiong Gong. "Water/Methanol-Soluble Conjugated Copolymer as an Electron-Transport Layer in Polymer Light-Emitting Diodes" Vol. 17 (2005) p. 274 - 277
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/xiong_gong/58/