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PFO-co-MEH-PPV, used in highly efficient OLED devices

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Specifications | Pricing and Options | MSDS | Literature and Reviews


PFO-co-MEH-PPV, CAS number 1383605-56-8, is a co-polymer consisting of alternating 9,9-dioctylfluorenyl and 2-methoxy-5-(2-ethylhexyloxy)-1,4- phenylenevinylene (MEH-PPV) repeating units in its main backbone structure.

Owing to its capability of harvesting the energy from non-emissive triplet states, PFO-co-MEH-PPV is a reverse intersystem crossing (RISC) polymer which can be used in solution processable, non-doped, highly efficient OLED devices.

PFO-co-MEH-PPV can also be used for polymer lasers with the demonstration of a relaxation oscillation and a picosecond pulse generation.

General Information


CAS number 1383605-56-8
Chemical formula (C48H66O2)n
Absorption* λmax 480 nm (in toluene)
Fluorescence λmax 550 nm (in film)
HOMO/LUMO HOMO = 4,4 eV, LUMO = 2.1 eV [1]
Full name
Poly[{9,9-dioctyl-2,7-divinylene-fluorenylene}-alt-co-{2-methoxy-5-(2-ethylhexyloxy)-1,4-phenyene}]
Synonyms PFOPV, PFPV, PEPV
Solubility Toluene, chloroform or chlorobenzene
Classification / Family PFO and PPV derivatives, Hole transport layer materials; Polymer light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), Green emitter, Organic photovoltaics (OPVs), Polymer lasers, Organic electronics

* Measurable with an optical spectrometer, see our spectrometer application notes.

Product Details

Purity >99%
Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA) n.a.
Appearance Bright yellow powder/fiber

Chemical Structure

Chemical structure of PFO-co-MEH-PPV
Chemical structure of PFO-co-MEH-PPV

Pricing


Batch Quantity Price
M2196A 100 mg £260
M2196A 250 mg £520
M2196A 500 mg £830

Batch information


Batch Mw Mn PDI Stock info
M2196A1 302 kDa
131 kDa 2.3 Discontinued
M2196A2 150 kDa


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MSDS Documentation


PFO-co-MEH-PPV MSDSPFO-co-MEH-PPV MSDS sheet

Literature and Reviews


  1. The Triplet-Charge Annihilation in Copolymer-Based Organic Light Emitting Diodes: Through “Scattering Channel” or “Dissociation Channel”?, D. Yuan et al., Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 17, 27609-27614 (2015); 10.1039/C5CP05016B.
  2. Relaxation Oscillation with Picosecond Spikes in a Conjugated Polymer Laser, W. Mujamammi et al., Polymers 8, 364 (2016); doi:10.3390/polym8100364
  3. Advances in Conjugated Polymer Lasers, H. Xia et al, Polymers, 11, 443 2019); doi: 10.3390/polym11030443.

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