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Title: Polymer light-emitting electrochemical cells with frozen p-i-n junction

Abstract

The p-i-n junction in a polymer light-emitting electrochemical cell (LEC) is stabilized by cooling the device below the glass transition temperature of the ion-transport polymer. LECs with frozen p-i-n junctions exhibit typical light emitting diode (LED) behavior including diode rectification, unipolar light emission (same polarity as that used for generating the junction), and fast response. The freezeout of ion motion allows polymer LECs to be driven at bias voltages well beyond the electrochemical stability window, and thereby extends the potential applications of polymer LECs to high pixel density, column-row addressable displays. {copyright} {ital 1997 American Institute of Physics.}

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Institute for Polymers and Organic Solids, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106-5090 (United States)
  2. UNIAX Corporation, 6780 Cortona Drive, Santa Barbara, California 93117-3022 (United States)
  3. Institute for Polymers and Organic Solids, University of California, Santa Barbara, 93106-5090 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
542114
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Applied Physics Letters
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 71; Journal Issue: 10; Other Information: PBD: Sep 1997
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
40 CHEMISTRY; 42 ENGINEERING NOT INCLUDED IN OTHER CATEGORIES; ELECTROCHEMICAL CELLS; LIGHT EMITTING DIODES; POLYMERS; P-N JUNCTIONS; IONIC CONDUCTIVITY; DISPLAY DEVICES

Citation Formats

Gao, J, Yu, G, Heeger, A J, and UNIAX Corporation, 6780 Cortona Drive, Santa Barbara, California 93117-3022. Polymer light-emitting electrochemical cells with frozen p-i-n junction. United States: N. p., 1997. Web. doi:10.1063/1.119875.
Gao, J, Yu, G, Heeger, A J, & UNIAX Corporation, 6780 Cortona Drive, Santa Barbara, California 93117-3022. Polymer light-emitting electrochemical cells with frozen p-i-n junction. United States. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.119875
Gao, J, Yu, G, Heeger, A J, and UNIAX Corporation, 6780 Cortona Drive, Santa Barbara, California 93117-3022. Mon . "Polymer light-emitting electrochemical cells with frozen p-i-n junction". United States. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.119875.
@article{osti_542114,
title = {Polymer light-emitting electrochemical cells with frozen p-i-n junction},
author = {Gao, J and Yu, G and Heeger, A J and UNIAX Corporation, 6780 Cortona Drive, Santa Barbara, California 93117-3022},
abstractNote = {The p-i-n junction in a polymer light-emitting electrochemical cell (LEC) is stabilized by cooling the device below the glass transition temperature of the ion-transport polymer. LECs with frozen p-i-n junctions exhibit typical light emitting diode (LED) behavior including diode rectification, unipolar light emission (same polarity as that used for generating the junction), and fast response. The freezeout of ion motion allows polymer LECs to be driven at bias voltages well beyond the electrochemical stability window, and thereby extends the potential applications of polymer LECs to high pixel density, column-row addressable displays. {copyright} {ital 1997 American Institute of Physics.}},
doi = {10.1063/1.119875},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/542114}, journal = {Applied Physics Letters},
number = 10,
volume = 71,
place = {United States},
year = {1997},
month = {9}
}