Photoluminescence studies of poly(2-fluoro-1,4-phenylene vinylene): Comparison with 1,4-bis(2-fluorostyryl)-2-fluorobenzene, a model oligomer

J. I. Lee, J. Y. Han, H. K. Shim, S. C. Jeoung, D. Kim

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We report photoluminescence property of poly(2-fluoro-1,4-phenylene vinylene) (PFPV) comparing with that of poly(1,4-phenylene vinylene) (PPV). They were investigated by using steady-state and time-resolved photoluminescence spectroscopy. PFPV showed higher PL quantum efficiency and longer PL lifetime than PPV, which was explained in terms of a trapping of excitons into shallow traps formed by donor-acceptor states between PPV and fluorine substituent. A model oligomer, 1,4-bis(2-fluorestyryl)2-fluorobenzene, was synthesized through Wittig reaction to understand the PL property of PFPV. Comparison of the results for the oligomer and the polymer provides a useful insight into the properties of the polymer, PFPV.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)261-262
Number of pages2
JournalSynthetic Metals
Issue number1-3
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Jan


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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