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Developmental progress of electroluminescent polymeric materials and devices
Author(s): Mark T. Bernius; Michael Inbasekaran; Edmund P. Woo; Weishi W. Wu; Lisa Wujkowski
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes the development of light emitting diode technology based on fluorene-containing polymers, prepared through the coupling of 9,9-disubstituted 2,7-bis-1,3,2- dioxaborolanyl-fluorene with a variety of aromatic dibromides. In these polymers the polyphenylene-like backbone provides the mechanical and chemical robustness and the C-9 of fluorene provides a site for physical property modifications without introducing significant torsional strain which would adversely affect conjugation. Polymer optical and electronic properties are tailored through selective incorporation of different aromatic unit into the AB alternating structure. LED devices emitting in blue, green, red and other colors are thus obtained.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 December 1999
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3797, Organic Light-Emitting Materials and Devices III, (17 December 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.372703
Show Author Affiliations
Mark T. Bernius, Dow Chemical Co. (United States)
Michael Inbasekaran, Dow Chemical Co. (United States)
Edmund P. Woo, Dow Chemical Co. (United States)
Weishi W. Wu, Dow Chemical Co. (United States)
Lisa Wujkowski, Dow Chemical Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3797:
Organic Light-Emitting Materials and Devices III
Zakya H. Kafafi, Editor(s)

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