5CzBN, penta-carbazolylbenzonitrile, is sterically hindered due to the five bulky electron-donating carbazolyl groups on the benzene ring struggling for space. It is a light-blue TADF fluorescence emitter widely used for highly efficient TADF-OLED devices.
λmax 325 nm, 348 nm and 420 nm in DCM
λem 488 nm in toluene
HOMO = 5.55 eV, LUMO = 2.74 eV, T1 = 2.68 eV 
Classification / Family
Carbazole, Phthalonitrile, TADF materials, Blue dopant materials, Sublimed materials
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