Mononuclear Silver Complexes for Efficient Solution and Vacuum-processed OLEDs

Romanov, Alexander S., Jones, Saul T. E., Yang, Le, Conaghan, Patrick J., Di, Dawei, Linnolahti, Mikko, Credgington, Dan and Bochmann, Manfred (2018) Mononuclear Silver Complexes for Efficient Solution and Vacuum-processed OLEDs. Advanced Optical Materials, 6 (24). ISSN 2195-1071

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Carbene metal amides (CMAs) are a new class of highly efficient light-emitting molecules based on a linear donor-metal-acceptor geometry. Here we report the synthesis, structure, photo- and electroluminescence of carbene silver carbazolato complexes, (AdL)Ag(Cz) [AdL = adamantyl-substituted cyclic (alkyl)(amino)carbene; Cz = carbazolate (1) and 3,6-tBu2Cz (2)]. They display green emission with photoluminescence quantum yields of up to 74%. Efficient mixing of triplet and singlet excited states is observed, with sub-microsecond thermally activated radiative triplet lifetimes. These complexes provide prototype organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) based exclusively on silver emitters, with external quantum efficiencies of up to 14%.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Chemistry
Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2018 09:30
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2021 01:20
DOI: 10.1002/adom.201801347

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