Organic Semiconductor Heterojunctions and Its Application in Organic Light-Emitting Diodes

  • Dongge Ma
  • Yonghua Chen

Part of the Springer Series in Materials Science book series (SSMATERIALS, volume 250)

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About this book


This book systematically introduces the most important aspects of organic semiconductor heterojunctions, including the basic concepts and electrical properties. It comprehensively discusses the application of organic semiconductor heterojunctions as charge injectors and charge generation layers in organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs). Semiconductor heterojunctions are the basis for constructing high-performance optoelectronic devices. In recent decades, organic semiconductors have been increasingly used to fabricate heterojunction devices, especially in OLEDs, and the subject has attracted a great deal of attention and evoked many new phenomena and interpretations in the field. This important application is based on the low dielectric constant of organic semiconductors and the weak non-covalent electronic interactions between them, which means that they easily form accumulation heterojunctions. As we know, the accumulation-type space charge region is highly conductive, which is an important property for highly efficient charge generation in their application as charge injector and charge generation layer in OLEDs. This book serves as a valuable reference for researchers and as a textbook for graduate students focusing on the study and development of OLED for display and lighting.


Capacitance-voltage Characteristics Charge Generation Charge Injector Electron Injector Non-covalent Electronic Interactions OLED for Display and Lighting Organic Light-emitting Diodes Organic Semiconductor Heterojunctions Organic Semiconductor Heterojunctions in OLEDs

Authors and affiliations

  • Dongge Ma
    • 1
  • Yonghua Chen
    • 2
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Luminescent Materials and Devices, South China University of TechnologyInstitute of Polymer Optoelectronic Materials and Devices, State Key Laboratory of Luminescent Materials and Devices, South China University of TechnologyGuangzhouChina
  2. 2.Jiangsu National Synergetic Innovation Center for Advanced Materials, Nanjing Tech University,Key Laboratory of Flexible Electronics and Institute of Advanced Materials,NanjingChina

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-53693-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-53695-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0933-033X
  • Series Online ISSN 2196-2812
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