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Organic photosensitive optoelectronic device having a phenanthroline exciton blocking layer

United States Patent

February 22, 2011
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An organic photosensitive optoelectronic device, having an anode, a cathode, and an organic blocking layer between the anode and the cathode is described, wherein the blocking layer comprises a phenanthroline derivative, and at least partially blocks at least one of excitons, electrons, and holes.
Thompson; Mark E. (Anaheim Hills, CA), Li; Jian (Los Angeles, CA), Forrest; Stephen (Princeton, NJ), Rand; Barry (Princeton, NJ)
The Trustees of Princeton University (Princeton, NJ), The University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
11/ 286,228
November 22, 2005
UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT RIGHTS This invention was made with U.S. Government support under Contract No. 339-6002 awarded by the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research and under Contract No. 341-4141 awarded by U.S. Department of Energy, National Renewable Energy Laboratory. The government has certain rights in this invention.