Understanding degradation processes of organic light-emitting devices

Youngmin You, Yu Kyung Moon

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The short operation lifetime of organic light-emitting devices originates from irreversible degradation of organic materials, but the mechanism by which degradation initiates has been insufficiently understood. We discovered that degradation is triggered by electron-transfer interactions between a dopant and a host exciton. A numerical model predicting operational stability has been developed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)921-924
Number of pages4
JournalDigest of Technical Papers - SID International Symposium
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2020
Event57th SID International Symposium, Seminar and Exhibition, Display Week, 2020 - Virtual, Online
Duration: 3 Aug 20207 Aug 2020

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  • Degradation
  • OLED
  • Phosphorescence
  • TADF


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