Department of Chemistry
Low sublimation temperature cesium pivalate complex as an efficient electron injection material for organic light-emitting diode devices
Cesium pivalate ((CH3)3CCOOCs) has been synthesized and applied as an electron injection material for organic light-emitting diodes, which showed low sublimation temperature of 180 °C. Typical bilayer structure of ITO/NPB (60 nm)/Alq3 (50 nm)/EIL/Al was used to evaluate the electron injection efficacy of (CH3)3CCOOCs, the results showed (CH3)3CCOOCs/Al exhibits better electron injection than LiF/Al cathode and the power efficiency was improved by about 19% at current density of 50 mA/cm2. More interestingly, in the typical three layer OLED structure ITO/2-TNATA (60 nm)/NPB (10 nm)/Alq3:2% C545T (40 nm)/MADN (15 nm)/(CH3)3CCOOCs (2 nm)/Al, the maximum current efficiency is up to 20 cd/A with Commission Internationale d'Eclairage (CIEx,y) color coordinates of (x = 0.30, y = 0.65) at current density of 140 mA/cm2, which indicates that the non-aromatic alkali metal complex can also have good match with the chemically stable compound and exhibit good electron injection properties. © 2011 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Cesium pivalate, Electron injection material, Organic light-emitting devices
Source Publication Title
Shangguan, Ronggang, Guangyuan Mu, Xianfeng Qiao, Lei Wang, Kok-Wai. Cheah, Xunjin Zhu, and Chin H. Chen. "Low sublimation temperature cesium pivalate complex as an efficient electron injection material for organic light-emitting diode devices." Organic Electronics 12.11 (2011): 1957-1962.