Singlet and triplet exciton formation rates in conjugated polymer LEDs

Z. Shuai*, A. Ye, D. Beljonne, R. J. Silbey, J. L. Brédas

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The formation of rates for singlet and triplet excitons associated with intermolecular charge-transfer process is computed. The calculation used the coupled cluster equation of motion approach. It is shown that the interchain bond-charge correlation has a strong influence on the relative ratio. The on-chain electron-electron correlation and electron-phonon coupling favor singlet exciton formation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1637-1638
Number of pages2
JournalSynthetic Metals
Issue number1-3
StatePublished - Mar 15 2001
Externally publishedYes


  • Many-body and quasiparticle theories
  • Semi-empirical models and model calculations

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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


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