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Luminescent Cyclometalated Platinum and Palladium Complexes with Novel Photophysical Properties


Abstract Organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) is a rapidly emerging technology based on organic thin film semiconductors. Recently, there has been substantial investment in their use in displays. In less than a decade, OLEDs have grown from a promising academic curiosity into a multi-billion dollar global industry. At the heart of an OLED are emissive molecules that generate light in response to electrical stimulation. Ideal emitters are efficient, compatible with existing materials, long lived, and produce light predominantly at useful wavelengths. Developing an understanding of the photophysical processes that dictate the luminescent properties of emissive materials is vital to their continued development. Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 provide an intro... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Turner, Eric C. (Author) / Li, Jian (Advisor) / Adams, James (Committee member) / Alford, Terry (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Materials Science / Inorganic chemistry / OLED / palladium / phosphorescence / platinum
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 148 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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