3. Silole-Containing Conjugated Polymers

  1. Alaa S. Abd-El-Aziz2,
  2. Charles E. Carraher Jr.3,4,
  3. Charles U. Pittman Jr.5 and
  4. Martel Zeldin6
  1. Jacky W. Y. Lam,
  2. Junwu Chen,
  3. Hongchen Dong and
  4. Ben Zhong Tang

Published Online: 27 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471712566.ch3

Macromolecules Containing Metal and Metal-Like Elements: Group IVA Polymers, Volume 4

Macromolecules Containing Metal and Metal-Like Elements: Group IVA Polymers, Volume 4

How to Cite

Lam, J. W. Y., Chen, J., Dong, H. and Tang, B. Z. (2005) Silole-Containing Conjugated Polymers, in Macromolecules Containing Metal and Metal-Like Elements: Group IVA Polymers, Volume 4 (eds A. S. Abd-El-Aziz, C. E. Carraher, C. U. Pittman and M. Zeldin), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471712566.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Chemistry, The University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

  2. 3

    Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, USA

  3. 4

    Florida Center for Environmental Studies, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410, USA

  4. 5

    Department of Chemistry, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, Mississippi, USA

  5. 6

    Department of Chemistry, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, New York, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry, Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Open Laboratory of Chirotechnology, and Center for Display Research, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 4 MAR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471682387

Online ISBN: 9780471712565

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Keywords:

  • silole-containing polymers;
  • light emitting polymers;
  • organotilicon polymers;
  • electron transporting polymers;
  • electroluminescence;
  • light emitting polymers;
  • hyperbranched products;
  • hyperbranched siloles;
  • photoluminescence;
  • thermal stabilities

Summary

The synthesis and optical characterization of simple and hyperbranched polysilole-containing materials is described including molecular weight and molecular weight distribution. The thermal stabilities are the materials are described. Also described are optical properties including optical limiting values, electroluminescence and light emission.