Polymer/nanoporous silica nanocomposite blue-light-emitting diodes

Jong Hyeok Park, Sungwook Kim, Young Chul Kim, O. Ok Park

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The use of polymer light-emitting devices is hindered by their poor stability on exposure to oxygen and moisture as well as by their low quantum efficiency. In the case of blue-light-emitting polymers, an additional major concern is the presence of long-wavelength tails in their emission spectra. With the aim of simultaneously overcoming all these drawbacks, a blue-light-emitting polymer/mesoporous silica nanocomposite was prepared by blending poly(9,9-dioctylfluorene) with nanosized MCM-41. This nanocomposite film shows dramatically increased photostability and colour purity, as well as higher electroluminescence output.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1793-1797
Number of pages5
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Sept 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Bioengineering
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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