Andrew Bruce Holmes, Arno Kraft, Paul Leslie Burn, Stephen Carl Moratti, Richard Henry Friend, Donal Donat Conor Bradley, Neil Clement Greenham, Adam Richard Brown, Josef Herbert Ferdinand Martens, Franco Cacialli, Johannes Gruener: Electroluminescent device comprising a chromophoric polymeric composition. Cambridge Display Technology, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, August 5, 1997: US05653914 (154 worldwide citation)

An electroluminescent device is provided incorporating an emissive layer comprising a processible polymer matrix such as poly(methylmethacrylate) and a chromophoric component such as an asymmetric stilbene or distyrylbenzene. The chromophoric component is blended with the polymer matrix or covalentl ...