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Title: Poly (p-phenyleneacetylene) light-emitting diodes

Abstract

Acetylene containing poly(p-phenyleneacetylene) (PPA) - based light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are provided. The LEDs are fabricated by coating a hole-injecting electrode, preferably an indium tin oxide (ITO) coated glass substrate, with a PPA polymer, such as a 2,5-dibutoxy or a 2,5-dihexoxy derivative of PPA, dissolved in an organic solvent. This is then followed by evaporating a layer of material capable of injecting electrons, such as Al or Al/Ca, onto the polymer to form a base electrode. This composition is then annealed to form efficient EL diodes. 8 figs.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6885539
Patent Number(s):
5352906 A
Application Number:
PPN: US 8-011328
Assignee:
Iowa State Univ. Research Foundation, Inc., Ames, IA (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-82
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 29 Jan 1993
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; LIGHT EMITTING DIODES; DESIGN; FABRICATION; INDIUM OXIDES; ORGANIC POLYMERS; TIN OXIDES; CHALCOGENIDES; INDIUM COMPOUNDS; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; OXIDES; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; POLYMERS; SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES; SEMICONDUCTOR DIODES; TIN COMPOUNDS; 426000* - Engineering- Components, Electron Devices & Circuits- (1990-)

Citation Formats

Shinar, J, Swanson, L S, Lu, F, Ding, Y, Barton, T J, and Vardeny, Z V. Poly (p-phenyleneacetylene) light-emitting diodes. United States: N. p., 1994. Web.
Shinar, J, Swanson, L S, Lu, F, Ding, Y, Barton, T J, & Vardeny, Z V. Poly (p-phenyleneacetylene) light-emitting diodes. United States.
Shinar, J, Swanson, L S, Lu, F, Ding, Y, Barton, T J, and Vardeny, Z V. Tue . "Poly (p-phenyleneacetylene) light-emitting diodes". United States.
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abstractNote = {Acetylene containing poly(p-phenyleneacetylene) (PPA) - based light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are provided. The LEDs are fabricated by coating a hole-injecting electrode, preferably an indium tin oxide (ITO) coated glass substrate, with a PPA polymer, such as a 2,5-dibutoxy or a 2,5-dihexoxy derivative of PPA, dissolved in an organic solvent. This is then followed by evaporating a layer of material capable of injecting electrons, such as Al or Al/Ca, onto the polymer to form a base electrode. This composition is then annealed to form efficient EL diodes. 8 figs.},
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