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Comprehensive study of a novel thiophene-based polymer
Author(s): S. Cheylan; A. Fraleoni-Morgera; J. Puigdollers; C. Voz; R. Alcubilla; L. Setti; G. Badenes
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Paper Abstract

We report here on the results of the characterization of a novel -OPhCN substituted thiophenic monomer, and of the obtained copolymers between the latter and the plastifying comonomer 3-hexylthiophene. The polymer evidences an excellent filmability from various organic solvents as well as an enhanced photoluminescence. The characteristics of the polymer were characterized by FTIR and XRD as well as photoluminescence. A bandgap of 2.0eV was obtained which corresponds to orange emission. Furthermore, a single layer organic device was fabricated and resulted in bright stable electroluminescence at room temperature. All of the results indicate that this polymer is a promising emissive material for application in light-emitting devices (LEDs).

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 October 2005
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5937, Organic Light-Emitting Materials and Devices IX, 59371U (9 October 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.617190
Show Author Affiliations
S. Cheylan, Institut de Ciències Fotòniques (Spain)
A. Fraleoni-Morgera, Univ. of Bologna (Italy)
J. Puigdollers, Univ. Politécnica de Cataluña (Spain)
C. Voz, Univ. Politécnica de Cataluña (Spain)
R. Alcubilla, Univ. Politécnica de Cataluña (Spain)
L. Setti, Univ. of Bologna (Italy)
G. Badenes, Institut de Ciències Fotòniques (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5937:
Organic Light-Emitting Materials and Devices IX
Zakya H. Kafafi; Paul A. Lane, Editor(s)

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