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Poly[2-methoxy-5-(2-ethylhexyloxy)-1,4-phenylenevinylene]

Synonym: MEH-PPV

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Properties

Related Categories Donor Materials, Light-Emitting Polymers (LEPs), Materials Science, OLED and PLED Materials, Organic Field Effect Transistor (OFET) Materials,
Quality Level   100
description   Band gap: 2.3 eV
fluorescence   λex 493 nm; λem 554 nm in toluene
Orbital energy   HOMO -5.3 eV 
  LUMO -3 eV 
OLED Device Performance   ITO/PEDOT:PSS/MEH-PPV/Al
• Color: orange-red
• Max. Luminance: 220 Cd/m2
• Max. EQE: 0.3 %
• Turn-On Voltage: 3.8 V
  ITO/PEDOT:PSS/MEH-PPV/PBO/Al
• Color: orange-red
• Max. Luminance: 970 Cd/m2
• Max. EQE: 1.9 %
• Turn-On Voltage: 2.9 V
  ITO/PEDOT:PSS/MEH-PPV/PBZT/Al
• Color: orange-red
• Max. Luminance: 1400 Cd/m2
• Max. EQE: 2.5 %
• Turn-On Voltage: 2.8 V
OPV Device Performance   ITO/MEH-PPV/BBL/Al
• Short-circuit current density (Jsc): 1.98 mA/cm2
• Open-circuit voltage (Voc): 0.93 V
• Fill Factor (FF): 0.47
• Power Conversion Efficiency (PCE): 1.1 %
  ITO/MEH-PPV:PC61BM(1:4)/Ca
• Short-circuit current density (Jsc): 2 mA/cm2
• Open-circuit voltage (Voc): 0.8 V
• Fill Factor (FF): 0.25
• Power Conversion Efficiency (PCE): 1.5 %
Mw/Mn   <4
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

General description

MEH-PPV is a semiconductor based conjugated polymer which has good electroluminescence and excellent optoelectronic properties. It has a high quantum yield of fluorescence and it is soluble with most of the organic solvents.

Light-emitting conjugated polymer.

Application

Conducting polymer in solar cells and carbon nanotube OLEDs. Useful in producing bright and efficient white polymeric light emitting diodes.
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MEH-PPV can be used as a conducting polymer in the fabrication of the electronic devices such as:
• field effect transistors(FET)
• photovoltaic cells
• light emitting diodes(LED)
• sensors for biomedical applications
• photodiodes

Packaging

1 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Functionalized Fullerenes: Nanomaterials for Organic Electronics

Fullerenes, the older nanomaterial relatives of carbon nanotubes, continue to stimulate advances in applied and fundamental science. Fullerenes are excellent electron acceptors and can be chemically ...
Material Matters 2007, 2.1, 18.
Keywords: Electronics, Nanotubes, Organic electronics, Semiconductor, Solvents

High-Performance Semiconductor Polymers Based on Diketopyrrolopyrrole and Thienothiophene

Tony Wigglesworth, Yiliang Wu, Cuong Vong and Matthew Heuft Xerox Research Centre of Canada, Mississauga ON, L5K 2L1 Email: tony.wigglesworth@xrcc.xeroxlabs.com
Keywords: Electronics, Nucleic acid annealing, Printed electronics, Semiconductor, Solar cells, Solvents

Light-Emitting Polymers

Conjugated polymers with long range p-electron delocalization behave as processable organic “metals” in their doped state and as semiconducting materials in their neutral undoped state.1–3 Many undop...
Prof. Qibing Pei
Material Matters 2007, 2.3, 26.
Keywords: Absorption, Alkylations, Applications, Bacterial conjugations, Catalysis, Condensations, Environmental, Grignard Reaction, Infrared spectroscopy, Materials Science, Phase transitions, Polymerization reactions, Radical polymerization, Semiconductor, Solar cells, Solvents, Spectra, Suzuki coupling, Suzuki reactions, Type

PCBM-Based n-Type Semiconductors

Unique chemistry and physics of fullerene (C60) materials continue to stimulate advances in applied and fundamental science. Fullerenes are known as excellent electron acceptors and can be chemically...
Keywords: Absorption, Diffusion, Electronics, Organic electronics, Photosynthesis, Reductions, Semiconductor, Solar cells, Solvents

Progress for High Performance Tandem Organic Solar Cells

The Centre of Nanoscale Science and Technology and Key Laboratory of Functional Polymer Materials, Institute of Polymer Chemistry, College of Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, China State...
Keywords: Absorption, Nucleic acid annealing, Polymer science, Recombination, Renewable energy, Semiconductor, Separation, Solar cells

Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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