Patents by Inventor Edward Barron

Edward Barron has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 11108000
    Abstract: A compound having the formula Ir(LA)n(LB)3?n is disclosed wherein LA is an aza-DBF ligand and LB is an alkyl-substituted phenylpyridine ligand, wherein the compound has a structure according to Formula I: wherein A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7, and A8 comprise carbon or nitrogen; wherein at least one of A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7, and A8 is nitrogen; wherein ring B is bonded to ring A through a C—C bond; wherein the iridium is bonded to ring A through a Ir—C bond; wherein X is O, S, or Se; wherein R1 and R2 each independently represent mono-, di-, tri-, tetra-substitution, or no substitution; wherein R? and R? each independently represent mono-, di-substitution, or no substitution; wherein any adjacent substitutions in R?, R?, R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, and R6 are optionally linked together to form a ring; wherein R1, R2, R?, and R? are each independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, deuterium, halide, alkyl, cycloalkyl, heteroalkyl, arylalkyl, alkoxy, aryloxy, amino, silyl, alkenyl, cycloalkenyl,
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: UNNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Bin Ma, Walter Yeager, Edward Barron, Alan Deangelis, Chuanjun Xia, Vadim Adamovich, Scott Beers, Harvey R. Wendt, Suman Layek
  • Patent number: 11056658
    Abstract: A compound having the formula: Formula I is disclosed. The compound is useful as emitters in OLEDs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jui-Yi Tsai, Lichang Zeng, Zhiqiang Ji, Alexey Borisovich Dyatkin, Walter Yeager, Edward Barron
  • Patent number: 11024807
    Abstract: A compound capable of functioning as a phosphorescent emitter in an organic light emitting device at room temperature is provided. The compound includes at least one substituent R, where each of the at least one substituent R has the formula of: —G1-G2, where the dashed line denotes the bond through which R is attached in the first compound; G1 is a non-aromatic cyclic or polycyclic group; G2 is selected from aryl and heteroaryl; and G1 and G2 are independently, optionally further substituted with a substituent selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, deuterium, halide, alkyl, cycloalkyl, heteroalkyl, arylalkyl, alkoxy, aryloxy, amino, silyl, alkenyl, cycloalkenyl, heteroalkenyl, alkynyl, aryl, heteroaryl, acyl, carbonyl, carboxylic acids, ester, nitrile, isonitrile, sulfanyl, sulfinyl, sulfonyl, phosphino, and combinations thereof. Organic light emitting devices, consumer products, and formulations containing the compound are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Lichang Zeng, Zhiqiang Ji, Edward Barron
  • Patent number: 10978648
    Abstract: Novel heteroleptic iridium carbene complexes are provided. The complexes have lower-than expected sublimation temperatures, which is beneficial for the processing of these materials in solid state applications. Selective substitution of the ligands provides for phosphorescent compounds that are suitable for use in a variety of OLED devices. The carbene complexes can also be used as materials in a hole blocking layer and/or an electron transport layer to improve device performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chun Lin, Bin Ma, Chuanjun Xia, Lichang Zeng, Alan Deangelis, Edward Barron
  • Publication number: 20210095195
    Abstract: A compound having a Pt tetradentate structure of Formula 1, is provided. In the structure of Formula 1, rings C and D each independently represent 5- or 6-membered carbocyclic or heterocyclic ring; L1, L2, and L3 are each independently a direct bond, BR, NR, PR, O, S, Se, C?O, S?O, SO2, SiRR?, GeRR?, alkyl, cycloalkyl, or a combination thereof; the sum of n1 and n2 is 1 or 2; X is selected from NRE, O, S, and Se; X3 and X4 each independently carbon or nitrogen; and one of Q1, Q3, and Q4 is oxygen, and the remaining two of Q1, Q3, and Q4 each represents a direct bond. Formulations and devices, such as an OLEDs, that include the compound of Formula 1 are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2020
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Applicant: Universal Display Corporation
    Inventors: Bin MA, Mingjuan SU, Alan DEANGELIS, Edward BARRON, Chuanjun XIA
  • Patent number: 10957866
    Abstract: New metal complexes containing a substituted fused aromatic moiety is disclosed. The substituents on the fused aromatic moiety fine-tune molecular energy levels and solid-state self-assembly, conducive to improved material performance in devices useful for phosphorescent organic light emitting devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Lichang Zeng, Mingjuan Su, Edward Barron, Zhiqiang Ji, Chuanjun Xia
  • Publication number: 20210050530
    Abstract: Organometallic compounds comprising an imidazole carbene ligand having a N-containing ring fused to the imidazole ring are provided. In particular, the N-containing ring fused to the imidazole ring may contain one nitrogen atom or more than one nitrogen atom. These compounds may demonstrate high photoluminescent (PL) efficiency, Gaussian emission spectra, and/or short excited state lifetimes. These materials may be especially useful as blue phosphorescent emitters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Applicant: Universal Display Corporation
    Inventors: Yonggang Wu, Chuanjun Xia, James Fiordeliso, Suman Layek, Bert Alleyne, Alexey Borisovich Dyatkin, Nasrin Ansari, Scott Beers, Edward Barron, Jason Brooks
  • Patent number: 10889754
    Abstract: A compound having a Pt tetradentate structure of Formula 1, is provided. In the structure of Formula 1, rings C and D each independently represent 5- or 6-membered carbocyclic or heterocyclic ring; L1, L2, and L3 are each independently a direct bond, BR, NR, PR, O, S, Se, C?O, S?O, SO2, SiRR?, GeRR?, alkyl, cycloalkyl, or a combination thereof; the sum of n1 and n2 is 1 or 2; X is selected from NRE, O, S, and Se; X3 and X4 each independently carbon or nitrogen; and one of Q1, Q3, and Q4 is oxygen, and the remaining two of Q1, Q3, and Q4 each represents a direct bond. Formulations and devices, such as an OLEDs, that include the compound of Formula 1 are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Bin Ma, Mingjuan Su, Alan Deangelis, Edward Barron, Chuanjun Xia
  • Patent number: 10873038
    Abstract: Organometallic compounds comprising an imidazole carbene ligand having a N-containing ring fused to the imidazole ring are provided. In particular, the N-containing ring fused to the imidazole ring may contain one nitrogen atom or more than one nitrogen atom. These compounds may demonstrate high photoluminescent (PL) efficiency, Gaussian emission spectra, and/or short excited state lifetimes. These materials may be especially useful as blue phosphorescent emitters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yonggang Wu, Chuanjun Xia, James Fiordeliso, Suman Layek, Bert Alleyne, Alexey Borisovich Dyatkin, Nasrin Ansari, Scott Beers, Edward Barron, Jason Brooks
  • Publication number: 20200220088
    Abstract: A compound having a formula (LA)mIr(LB)3-m having a structure selected from is disclosed. In the structures of formula (LA)mIr(LB)3-m, m is 1 or 2, R1, R2, R3, R4, and R5 are each independently selected from hydrogen, deuterium, C1 to C6 alkyl, C1 to C6 cycloalkyl, and partially or fully deuterated variants thereof, and partially or fully fluorinated variants thereof, and, R6 is selected from C1 to C6 alkyl, C1 to C6 cycloalkyl, and partially or fully deuterated variants thereof, and partially or fully fluorinated variants thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicant: UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORPORATION
    Inventors: BIN Ma, Vadim Adamovich, Edward Barron, Jui-Yi Tsai, Mingjuan Su, Lech Michalski, Chuanjun Xia, Michael S. Weaver, Walter Yeager, Bert Alleyne
  • Publication number: 20200185613
    Abstract: A compound capable of functioning as a phosphorescent emitter in an organic light emitting device at room temperature is provided. The compound includes at least one substituent R, where each of the at least one substituent R has the formula of: —G1-G2, where the dashed line denotes the bond through which R is attached in the first compound; G1 is a non-aromatic cyclic or polycyclic group; G2 is selected from aryl and heteroaryl; and G1 and G2 are independently, optionally further substituted with a substituent selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, deuterium, halide, alkyl, cycloalkyl, heteroalkyl, arylalkyl, alkoxy, aryloxy, amino, silyl, alkenyl, cycloalkenyl, heteroalkenyl, alkynyl, aryl, heteroaryl, acyl, carbonyl, carboxylic acids, ester, nitrile, isonitrile, sulfanyl, sulfinyl, sulfonyl, phosphino, and combinations thereof. Organic light emitting devices, consumer products, and formulations containing the compound are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2020
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Applicant: Universal Display Corporation
    Inventors: Lichang ZENG, Zhiqiang JI, Edward BARRON
  • Patent number: 10672996
    Abstract: The present invention relates to organometallic complexes for use as emitters where a molecule of the compound has an orientation factor greater than 0.67, and devices, such as organic light emitting diodes, including the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Bin Ma, Vadim Adamovich, Edward Barron, Jui-Yi Tsai, Mingjuan Su, Lech Michalski, Chuanjun Xia, Michael S. Weaver, Walter Yeager, Bert Alleyne
  • Publication number: 20200144520
    Abstract: Ligands with fused spirocyclic substitutions and metal complexes formed with such ligands and having improved performance in OLED applications are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2020
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: Universal Display Corporation
    Inventors: Lichang ZENG, Suman LAYEK, Chuanjun XIA, Zhiqiang JI, Edward BARRON
  • Patent number: 10608186
    Abstract: A composition comprising a first compound capable of functioning as a phosphorescent emitter in an organic light emitting device at room temperature is provided. The first compound includes at least one substituent R, where each of the at least one substituent R has the formula of: - - -G1-G2, where the dashed line denotes the bond through which R is attached in the first compound; G1 is a non-aromatic cyclic or polycyclic group; G2 is selected from aryl and heteroaryl; and G1 and G2 are independently, optionally further substituted with a substituent selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, deuterium, halide, alkyl, cycloalkyl, heteroalkyl, arylalkyl, alkoxy, aryloxy, amino, silyl, alkenyl, cycloalkenyl, heteroalkenyl, alkynyl, aryl, heteroaryl, acyl, carbonyl, carboxylic acids, ester, nitrile, isonitrile, sulfanyl, sulfinyl, sulfonyl, phosphino, and combinations thereof. Organic light emitting devices, consumer products, and formulations containing the first compound are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Lichang Zeng, Zhiqiang Ji, Edward Barron
  • Patent number: 10566552
    Abstract: Ligands with fused spirocyclic substitutions and metal complexes formed with such ligands and having improved performance in OLED applications are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Lichang Zeng, Suman Layek, Chuanjun Xia, Zhiqiang Ji, Edward Barron
  • Publication number: 20190296252
    Abstract: A composition including a first compound capable of functioning as a phosphorescent emitter in an OLED is provided. The first compound has at least one aromatic ring and at least one substituent R directly bonded to one of the at least one aromatic rings. Each substituent R has the formula of where (a) G1 is selected from NR1, SiR1R2, GeR1R2, alkyl, cycloalkyl, and combinations thereof; and G2 is a non-aromatic polycyclic group; (b) G1 is a direct bond; and G2 is a non-aromatic spiro polycyclic group; or (c) G1 is selected from direct bond, NR1, SiR1R2, GeR1R2, alkyl, cycloalkyl, and combinations thereof; G2 is a non-aromatic polycyclic group; and R is directly bonded to a phenyl, pyridine, or triazine. R1, R2, and R3 are a variety of substituents. Formulations and devices, such as an OLEDs, that include the first compound are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2019
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicant: UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chuanjun XIA, Chun LIN, Pierre-Luc T. BOUDREAULT, Jui-Yi TSAI, Mingjuan SU, Lichang ZENG, Zhiqiang JI, Edward BARRON, Walter YEAGER, Alexey Borisovich DYATKIN
  • Publication number: 20190280221
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel iridium complexes that can be used in organic light emitting devices (OLEDs). The present invention relates to the iridium complexes, devices comprising the iridium complexes, and formulations comprising the iridium complexes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Applicant: Universal Display Corporation
    Inventors: Bin MA, Edward BARRON, Alan DEANGELIS, Walter YEAGER, Zeinab ELSHENAWY, Harvey WENDT, Ting-Chih WANG, Kwang-Ohk CHEON, Chuanjun XIA
  • Patent number: 10411200
    Abstract: A compound having the formula Ir(LA)n(LB)3-n is disclosed wherein LA is an aza-DBF ligand and LB is an alkyl-substituted phenylpyridine ligand, wherein the compound has a structure according to Formula I: wherein A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7, and A8 comprise carbon or nitrogen; wherein at least one of A1, A2, A3, A4, A5, A6, A7, and A8 is nitrogen; wherein ring B is bonded to ring A through a C—C bond; wherein the iridium is bonded to ring A through a Ir—C bond; wherein X is O, S, or Se; wherein R1 and R2 each independently represent mono-, di-, tri-, tetra-substitution, or no substitution; wherein R? and R? each independently represent mono-, di-substitution, or no substitution; wherein any adjacent substitutions in R?, R?, R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, and R6 are optionally linked together to form a ring; wherein R1, R2, R?, and R? are each independently selected from the group consisting of hydrogen, deuterium, halide, alkyl, cycloalkyl, heteroalkyl, arylalkyl, alkoxy, aryloxy, amino, silyl, alkenyl, cycloalkenyl,
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Bin Ma, Walter Yeager, Edward Barron, Alan Deangelis, Chuanjun Xia, Vadim Adamovich, Scott Beers, Harvey Wendt, Suman Layek
  • Patent number: 10361381
    Abstract: A composition including a first compound capable of functioning as a phosphorescent emitter in an OLED is provided. The first compound has at least one aromatic ring and at least one substituent R directly bonded to one of the at least one aromatic rings. Each substituent R has the formula of where (a) G1 is selected from NR1, SiR1R2, GeR1R2, alkyl, cycloalkyl, and combinations thereof; and G2 is a non-aromatic polycyclic group; (b) G1 is a direct bond; and G2 is a non-aromatic spiro polycyclic group; or (c) G1 is selected from direct bond, NR1, SiR1R2, GeR1R2, alkyl, cycloalkyl, and combinations thereof; G2 is a non-aromatic polycyclic group; and R is directly bonded to a phenyl, pyridine, or triazine. R1, R2, and R3 are a variety of substituents. Formulations and devices, such as an OLEDs, that include the first compound are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chuanjun Xia, Chun Lin, Pierre-Luc T. Boudreault, Jui-Yi Tsai, Mingjuan Su, Lichang Zeng, Zhiqiang Ji, Edward Barron, Walter Yeager, Alexey Borisovich Dyatkin
  • Patent number: 10355227
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to novel iridium complexes that can be used in organic light emitting devices (OLEDs). The present disclosure also relates to devices and formulations that incorporate the iridium complexes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Universal Display Corporation
    Inventors: Bin Ma, Edward Barron, Alan Deangelis, Walter Yeager, Zeinab Elshenawy, Harvey Wendt, Ting-Chih Wang, Kwang-Ohk Cheon, Chuanjun Xia