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Aggregation-induced emissions of tetraphenylethene derivatives and their utilities as chemical vapor sensors and in organic light-emitting diodes

Authors Dong, Yongqiang
Lam, Jacky W. Y.
Qin, Anjun
Liu, Jianzhao
Li, Zhen
Tang, Ben Zhong
Issue Date 2007
Source Applied physics letters , v. 91, (1), 2007, JUL 2
Summary Nonemissive tetraphenylethene (TPE) 1 and its diphenylated derivative 2 were induced to emit intensely by aggregate formation. Crystalline aggregates of the dyes emitted bluer lights than their amorphous counterparts. The emissions of the TPE dyes could be switched off and on continuously and reversibly by wetting and dewetting with solvent vapors, respectively, manifesting their ability to optically sense volatile organic compounds. The light-emitting diodes fabricated from 1 and 2 were turned on at similar to 2.9 and similar to 5 V and emitted blue lights with maximum luminance of similar to 1800 and similar to 11 000 cd/m(2), respectively. (c) 2007 American Institute of Physics.
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ISSN 0003-6951
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