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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 17 — Aug. 21, 2006
  • pp: 7954–7959

Contrast and efficiency enhancement in organic light-emitting devices utilizing high absorption and high charge mobility organic layers

W. F. Xie, Y. Zhao, C. N. Li, and S. Y. Liu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 17, pp. 7954-7959 (2006)

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Organic light-emitting devices utilizing copper phthalocyanine (CuPc) and C60 as the hole- and electron-injection layers were reported. Compared with a conventional device without CuPc and C60 layers, the improvement of the contrast is more than 100% under 140-lx ambient lighting at a brightness of 300 cd/m2. A maximum current efficiency of 3.93 cd/A, which is higher than 3.62 cd/A for a conventional device, was obtained at 9 V. The device has a maximum luminance of 17170 cd/m2 at 15 V. The high contrast and high efficiency of the device are attributed to the high absorption and high charge mobility of CuPc and C60 films.

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OCIS Codes
(160.4890) Materials : Organic materials
(230.3670) Optical devices : Light-emitting diodes

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: March 30, 2006
Revised Manuscript: July 11, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: July 17, 2006
Published: August 21, 2006

W. F. Xie, Y. Zhao, C. N. Li, and S. Y. Liu, "Contrast and efficiency enhancement in organic light-emitting devices utilizing high absorption and high charge mobility organic layers," Opt. Express 14, 7954-7959 (2006)

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