Tuning of emission color for blue dendrimer blend light-emitting diodes

Jonathan P J Markham*, Ebinazar B. Namdas, Thomas Anthopoulos, Ifor D W Samuel, Gary J. Richards, Paul L. Burn

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The efficient tunable blue electroluminescence from blends of two solution-processible light-emitting dendrimers was analyzed. It was observed that these materials can be blended to form optical quality thin films with no phase-separation effects, irrespective of the blend ratio. For a single layer, first-generation blue-green fluorene-thiophene dendrimer, a power efficiency of 1.5 lm/W was measured. It was found that by choice of a dendrimer structure with common branching units and surface groups, dissimilar cores can be blended with excellent miscibility.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1463-1465
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number9
StatePublished - Aug 30 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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