A Small-Molecule Zwitterionic Electrolyte without a π-Delocalized Unit as a Charge-Injection Layer for High-Performance PLEDs

Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Ningbo, 315201 (China).
Angewandte Chemie International Edition (Impact Factor: 11.26). 03/2013; 52(12). DOI: 10.1002/anie.201209959
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Down to the bare bones: Small-molecule zwitterionic materials were found to be more efficient as charge-injection materials in an organic electronic device than a previously described polymer. Furthermore, the superior device performance observed for 1 indicates that it is not necessary to focus only on π-delocalized systems and that solid ionic liquids may be promising alternative candidates for charge-injection materials.

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