MEH-PPV, device fabricator with high solubility
High quality and high purity (>99%) semiconducting polymer
Poly[2-methoxy-5-(2’-ethylhexyloxy)-1,4-phenylene vinylene] (MEH-PPV) is a PPV derivative that is particularly favourable for device fabrication due to its great solubility in most of the common organic solvents owing to its asymmetric side chains. To date, MEH-PPV is possibly one of the most celebrated and studied polymer semiconductors, recognising its applications in OPV, OFETs, polymer light-emitting diodes (PLED) and perovskite solar cells.
The first example of a polymer solar cell with a convincing understanding of the physics and chemistry involved was the bilayer heterojunction cell utilising the soluble polymer MEH-PPV and the Buckminsterfullerene C60 where a power conversion efficiency of 0.04% was obtained using monochromatic light.[1, 2]
|Absorption*||λmax 493 nm (toluene)|
|HOMO/LUMO||HOMO = 5.3 eV, LUMO = 3.0 eV|
|Solubility||Toluene or chlorobenzene|
|Classification / Family||PPV derivatives, Hole-injection layer materials, Hole transport layer materials; Polymer light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), Organic photovoltaics (OPVs), Organic electronics|
|Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA)||371 °C (5% weight loss)|
|Device structure||ITO/Al/PFNBrBTDZ05*/MEH-PPV/Au |
|Max. Current Efficiency||1.6 cd/A|
|Device structure||ITO/PEDOT:PSS/PPF-3,7SO10* (100 wt%):P-PPV (0.8 wt%): MEH–PPV (0.5 wt%)/Ba/Al |
|Max. Current Efficiency||14.0 cd/A|
|Max. Power Efficiency||7.6 lm W−1|
|Device structure||ITO/CFx/MEH-PPV/Ca/Al, ca |
|Max. Luminance||24,000 cd/m2|
|Max. Current Efficiency||5.1 cd/A|
|Device structure||ITO/PEDOT:PSS/PFO:0.25 wt% MEH-PPV/Cs2CO3/Al |
|Max. Current Efficiency||11.2 cd/A|
|Max. Power Efficiency||16 lm W−1|
|Device structure||ITO/PEDOT/PVK:polyTPD (1:1 wt%) 50 nm/PFO:MEH-PPV*(95.5:0.5 wt%) 70 nm/Ca/Al |
|Max. Luminance||~ 5,000 cd/m2|
|Max. Current Efficiency||3.15 cd/A|
|Device structure||ITO/PEDOT (30 nm)/ poly-TPD(40 nm)/ DNA-CTMA*(20 nm)/ PFO:MEH-PPV (70 nm)/Cs2CO3(1 – 2 nm)/Al |
|Max. Luminance||10,500 cd/m2|
|Max. Current Efficiency||10 cd/A|
|Device structure||ITO/MEH-PPV/TPBI doped by 10 wt % Cs2CO3/Cs2CO3/Ca/Al |
|Max. Luminance||62,000 cd/m2|
|Max. Current Efficiency||5.7 cd/A|
*For chemical structure informations please refer to the cited references.
|M542||210,000||53,850||3.90||Out of stock|
Literature and Reviews
- Photoinduced electron-transfer from a conducting polymer to buckminsterfullerene, N. Sariciftci et al., Science, 258, 1474–1476 (1992).
- Semiconducting polymer—buckminsterfullerene heterojunctions—diodes, photodiodes and photovoltaic cells, N. Sariciftci et al., Appl. Phys. Lett., 62, 585–587 (1993).
- High-efficiency inverted top-emitting polymer light-emitting diodes, L. Hou et al., Appl. Phys. Lett., 87, 153509 (2005); doi: 10.1063/1.2099528 .
- High-efficiency and good color quality white light-emitting devices based on polymer blend, J. Zou et al., Org. Electronics, 10, 843–848 ((2009), doi:10.1016/j.orgel.2009.04.007.
- High-efficiency polymer light-emitting diodes based on poly[2-methoxy-5-(2-ethylhexyloxy)-1,4-phenylene vinylene] with plasma-polymerized CHF3-modified indium tin oxide as an anode, C-C. Hsiao et al., Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 033512 (2006); http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2165192.
- Achieving High-Efficiency Polymer White-Light-Emitting Devices, J. Huang et al., Adv. Mater., 18, 114–117 (2006); DOI: 10.1002/adma.20050110.
- Enhanced performance of white polymer light-emitting diodes using polymer blends as hole-transporting layers, Q. Sun et al., Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 153501 (2006); http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2360248.
- Multilayer white polymer light-emitting diodes with deoxyribonucleic acid-cetyltrimetylammonium complex as a hole-transporting/electronblocking, Q.Sun et al., Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 251108 (2008); doi: 10.1063/1.2948864 .
- Design of hole blocking layer with electron transport channels for high performance polymer light-emitting diode, C-C. Hsiao et al., Adv. Mater., 20, 1982–1988 (2008); DOI:10.1002/adma.200702150.
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