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Optical Materials Express

  • Editor: David J. Hagan
  • Vol. 2, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2012
  • pp: 663–670

Electrical and optical properties of blue organic light-emitting devices fabricated utilizing color conversion CdSe and CdSe/ZnS quantum dots embedded in a poly(N-vibyl carbazole) hole transport layer

Young Pyo Jeon, Sung June Park, and Tae Whan Kim  »View Author Affiliations

Optical Materials Express, Vol. 2, Issue 5, pp. 663-670 (2012)

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Blue organic light-emitting devices (OLEDs) with color conversion quantum dots (QDs) embedded in a poly(N-vinyl carbazole) (PVK) hole transport layer (HTL) were fabricated. The absorbance and the photoluminescence spectra for the CdSe and the CdSe/ZnS QDs showed dominant exciton peaks. Current densities as functions of the voltage showed enhanced hole trapping and a decreased hole current in the OLEDs containing CdSe and CdSe/ZnS QDs embedded in a HTL. The phenomena were intensified due to the existence of the ZnS shell. The luminance-voltage curve and the electroluminescence spectra showed that the brightness of the blue OLEDs fabricated utilizing the HTL based on CdSe and CdSe/ZnS QDs embedded in a PVK layer reached over 3,000 cd/m2 and that the dominant exciton peak was shifted to longer wavelength.

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OCIS Codes
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.5170) Optical devices : Photodiodes
(230.5590) Optical devices : Quantum-well, -wire and -dot devices

ToC Category:
Fluorescent and Luminescent Materials

Original Manuscript: February 16, 2012
Revised Manuscript: April 5, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: April 6, 2012
Published: April 20, 2012

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Young Pyo Jeon, Sung June Park, and Tae Whan Kim, "Electrical and optical properties of blue organic light-emitting devices fabricated utilizing color conversion CdSe and CdSe/ZnS quantum dots embedded in a poly(N-vibyl carbazole) hole transport layer," Opt. Mater. Express 2, 663-670 (2012)

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