Polymer Bulletin

, Volume 69, Issue 3, pp 273–289

Synthesis and characterization of new polyfluorene derivatives: using phenanthro[9,10-d]imidazole group as a building block for deep blue light-emitting polymer

Authors

  • Zhiming Wang
    • State Key Laboratory of Supramolecular Structure and MaterialsJilin University
    • School of Petrochemical EngineeringShenyang University of Technology
  • Zhao Gao
    • State Key Laboratory of Supramolecular Structure and MaterialsJilin University
  • Shanfeng Xue
    • State Key Laboratory of Supramolecular Structure and MaterialsJilin University
  • Yulong Liu
    • State Key Laboratory of Supramolecular Structure and MaterialsJilin University
  • Wensi Zhang
    • State Key Laboratory of Supramolecular Structure and MaterialsJilin University
  • Cheng Gu
    • State Key Laboratory of Supramolecular Structure and MaterialsJilin University
  • Fangzhong Shen
    • State Key Laboratory of Supramolecular Structure and MaterialsJilin University
    • State Key Laboratory of Supramolecular Structure and MaterialsJilin University
  • Yuguang Ma
    • State Key Laboratory of Supramolecular Structure and MaterialsJilin University
Original Paper

DOI: 10.1007/s00289-012-0710-5

Cite this article as:
Wang, Z., Gao, Z., Xue, S. et al. Polym. Bull. (2012) 69: 273. doi:10.1007/s00289-012-0710-5

Abstract

A series of novel polyfluorene derivatives P1/4, P2/4, and P3/4, containing phenanthro[9,10-d]imidazole group on backbone are designed, synthesized, and well characterized. They all show high-molecular weights, good solubilities, and excellent thermal stabilities. The CV results of all three compounds show the lower LUMO levels and higher HOMO levels than PF. Among them, P3/4 exhibits deep blue emission both in solution and in solid state. The PLED based on P3/4 shows higher device performance and locates in the deep blue region with a CIE coordinate of (0.17, 0.08).

Keywords

Deep blue emission Phenanthrenequinone Imidazole Multifunctional Polymer

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