Patents by Inventor Peter I. Djurovich

Peter I. Djurovich 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: 10403830
    Abstract: An organic light emitting device (OLED) is provided. The OLED has an anode, a cathode, and an emission layer, disposed between the anode and the cathode, including a first emitting compound; wherein the first emitting compound is capable of functioning as a blue phosphorescent emitter in the OLED at room temperature; wherein the first emitting compound has PLQY of less than 90% at room temperature; wherein the OLED has an external quantum efficiency of between 8% and 20% at 1 mA/cm2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Universal Display Corporation
    Inventors: Michael S. Weaver, Nicholas J. Thompson, Jason Brooks, Geza Szigethy, Glenn Morello, Jun Deng, Peter I. Djurovich, Hsiao-Fan Chen
  • Patent number: 10367157
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are organic photosensitive optoelectronic devices comprising acceptor and/or donor sensitizers to increase absorption and photoresponse of the photoactive layers of the devices. In particular, devices herein include at least one acceptor layer and at least one donor layer, wherein the acceptor layer may comprise a mixture of an acceptor material and at least one sensitizer, and the donor layer may comprise a mixture of a donor material and at least one sensitizer. Methods of fabricating the organic photosensitive optoelectronic devices are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: University of Southern California
    Inventors: Mark E. Thompson, Cong Trinh, Peter I. Djurovich, Sarah M. Conron
  • Publication number: 20190207128
    Abstract: Imidazophenanthridine ligands and metal complexes are provided. The compounds exhibit improved stability through a linking substitution that links a nitrogen bonded carbon of an imidizole ring to a carbon on the adjacent fused aryl ring. The compounds may be used in organic light emitting devices, particularly as emissive dopants, providing devices with improved efficiency, stability, and manufacturing. In particular, the compounds provided herein may be used in blue devices having high efficiency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2019
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: Universal Display Corporation
    Inventors: Jason BROOKS, Geza SZIGETHY, Glenn MORELLO, Jun DENG, Peter I. DJUROVICH, Hsiao-Fan CHEN
  • Publication number: 20190161504
    Abstract: A compound selected from the group consisting of Formula I, Formula II, and Formula III, wherein ring A, ring B, and ring C are independently a five-membered or six-membered, carbocyclic or heterocyclic ring, each of which is optionally aromatic; ring W of Formula I is a 6-membered heterocyclic ring, and ring W of Formula II or Formula III is a 5-membered or 6-membered heterocyclic ring; L is a monodentate ligand with a metal coordinating member selected from the group consisting of C, N, O, S, and P; and M is a metal selected from the group consisting of Cu, Au, and Ag.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2018
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicant: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
    Inventors: Mark E. THOMPSON, Peter I. DJUROVICH, Rasha HAMZE, Shuyang SHI, Moon Chul JUNG
  • Patent number: 10276805
    Abstract: Imidazophenanthridine ligands and metal complexes are provided. The compounds exhibit improved stability through a linking substitution that links a nitrogen bonded carbon of an imidizole ring to a carbon on the adjacent fused aryl ring. The compounds may be used in organic light emitting devices, particularly as emissive dopants, providing devices with improved efficiency, stability, and manufacturing. In particular, the compounds provided herein may be used in blue devices having high efficiency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jason Brooks, Geza Szigethy, Glenn Morello, Jun Deng, Peter I. Djurovich, Hsiao-Fan Chen
  • Patent number: 10263198
    Abstract: Imidazophenanthridine ligands and metal complexes are provided. The compounds exhibit improved stability through a linking substitution that links a nitrogen bonded carbon of an imidizole ring to a carbon on the adjacent fused aryl ring. The compounds may be used in organic light emitting devices, particularly as emissive dopants, providing devices with improved efficiency, stability, and manufacturing. In particular, the compounds provided herein may be used in blue devices having high efficiency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jason Brooks, Geza Szigethy, Glenn Morello, Jun Deng, Peter I. Djurovich
  • Patent number: 10256419
    Abstract: Imidazophenanthridine ligands and metal complexes are provided. The compounds exhibit improved stability through a linking substitution that links a nitrogen bonded carbon of an imidizole ring to a carbon on the adjacent fused aryl ring. The compounds may be used in organic light emitting devices, particularly as emissive dopants, providing devices with improved efficiency, stability, and manufacturing. In particular, the compounds provided herein may be used in blue devices having high efficiency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jason Brooks, Geza Szigethy, Glenn Morello, Jun Deng, Peter I. Djurovich, Hsiao-Fan Chen
  • Patent number: 10199582
    Abstract: A compound comprising a ligand LA according to formula (I) as well as, a first device and a formulation including the same are disclosed. In the structure of formula (I): ring A is a 5- or 6-membered heteroaryl ring; X1 is C or N; RA is mono-, bi-, tri-, tetradentate, or unsubstituted; RA, R10, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, and R17 are independently 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, any adjacent substituents of RA, R10, R11, R12, R13, R14, R15, R16, and R17 are optionally joined to form a fused ring; the dashed lines represent bonds to a metal M; and metal M has an atomic number greater than 40.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
    Inventors: Mark E. Thompson, John W. Facendola, Peter I. Djurovich
  • Patent number: 10128450
    Abstract: A compound having a structure according to formula (I) is disclosed. In formula (I), Cu is a monovalent copper atom; *C is a carbene carbon; X1 and X2 are selected from alkyl, cycloalkyl, alkoxy, amino, alkenyl, cycloalkenyl, heteroalkenyl, alkynyl, heteroalkynyl, arylalkyl, aryloxy, aryl, heteroalkyl, heteroaryl, and combinations thereof; X1 is bonded to *C by a C atom, and X2 is bonded to *C by an N atom; X1 and X2 are optionally joined to form a ring; and Y is selected halide, alkyl, cycloalkyl, alkoxy, amino, phosphine, alkenyl, cycloalkenyl, heteroalkenyl, alkynyl, heteroalkynyl, arylalkyl, aryloxy, aryl, heteroalkyl, heteroaryl, and combinations thereof. A formulation containing compound having a structure according to formula (I), and a device with an organic layer comprising disposed between an anode and a cathode, that includes a compound having a structure according to formula (I) are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
    Inventors: Mark E. Thompson, Peter I. Djurovich, Valentina Krylova
  • Patent number: 10121975
    Abstract: A compound comprising a ligand LA selected from: as well as, devices and formulations containing the compound are disclosed. In the compounds, independently X1-X6 are CH or N; Y1-Y12 are independently selected from CH, N, and C-APR1?R1?; when present, exactly one of Y1 through Y12 is C-APR1?R1? in LA8; A is selected from a single bond, —CRARB—, —NRA—, —O—, —S— and —SiRARB—; and R, R1?, R1?, R2, R3, RA, and RB are each independently a substituent selected from hydrogen, deuterium, alkyl, cycloalkyl, aryl, and combinations thereof. The P-atom of the ligand LA is bonded to a metal M having an atomic weight of at least 40.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mark E. Thompson, Yifei Liu, Peter I. Djurovich
  • Patent number: 10002214
    Abstract: Compound libraries, systems, methods, and apparatus, including computer program apparatus, are described for implementing techniques for processing data from a combinatorial inquiry to determine materials of use in various photoelectronic devices, e.g., organic light emitting diodes. The libraries include a collection of putative compounds of use as components of OLED devices, which are cross-referenced with one or more electronic property relevant to the efficacy of the compounds in an OLED device. The techniques broadly include receiving data from a chemical experiment on a library of materials having a plurality of members and generating a queriable representation of the chemical experiment. The chemical experiment is optionally an in silico experiment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
    Inventors: Mark E. Thompson, Patrick Saris, Peter I. Djurovich, Hsiao-fan Chen
  • Patent number: 9932359
    Abstract: A compound having a structure according to wherein Y is a carbene moeity coordinated to a trivalent copper atom Cu is disclosed. In Formula I, L1, L2, and L3 are three monodentate ligands. In Formula II, L1, L2, and L3 represent a single tridentate ligand chelated by X, wherein X is B—H, C—H, N, P, or P?O.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Assignee: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
    Inventors: Mark E. Thompson, Rasha Hamze, Peter I. Djurovich
  • Publication number: 20180090691
    Abstract: Imidazophenanthridine ligands and metal complexes are provided. The compounds exhibit improved stability through a linking substitution that links a nitrogen bonded carbon of an imidizole ring to a carbon on the adjacent fused aryl ring. The compounds may be used in organic light emitting devices, particularly as emissive dopants, providing devices with improved efficiency, stability, and manufacturing. In particular, the compounds provided herein may be used in blue devices having high efficiency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Publication date: March 29, 2018
    Applicant: Universal Display Corporation
    Inventors: Jason BROOKS, Geza Szigethy, Glenn Morello, Jun Deng, Peter I. Djurovich, Hsiao-Fan Chen
  • Publication number: 20180033977
    Abstract: A compound having a structure according to formula (I) is disclosed. In formula (I), Cu is a monovalent copper atom; *C is a carbene carbon; X1 and X2 are selected from alkyl, cycloalkyl, alkoxy, amino, alkenyl, cycloalkenyl, heteroalkenyl, alkynyl, heteroalkynyl, arylalkyl, aryloxy, aryl, heteroalkyl, heteroaryl, and combinations thereof; X1 is bonded to *C by a C atom, and X2 is bonded to *C by an N atom; X1 and X2 are optionally joined to form a ring; and Y is selected halide, alkyl, cycloalkyl, alkoxy, amino, phosphine, alkenyl, cycloalkenyl, heteroalkenyl, alkynyl, heteroalkynyl, arylalkyl, aryloxy, aryl, heteroalkyl, heteroaryl, and combinations thereof. A formulation containing compound having a structure according to formula (I), and a device with an organic layer comprising disposed between an anode and a cathode, that includes a compound having a structure according to formula (I) are also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Publication date: February 1, 2018
    Applicant: University of Southern California
    Inventors: Mark E. Thompson, Peter I. Djurovich, Valentina Krylova
  • Patent number: 9853229
    Abstract: A compound having a structure according to formula (I) is disclosed. In formula (I), Cu is a monovalent copper atom; *C is a carbene carbon; X1 and X2 are selected from alkyl, cycloalkyl, alkoxy, amino, alkenyl, cycloalkenyl, heteroalkenyl, alkynyl, heteroalkynyl, arylalkyl, aryloxy, aryl, heteroalkyl, heteroaryl, and combinations thereof; X1 and X2 are independently bonded to *C by an atom selected from C, N, O, S, and P; X1 and X2 are optionally joined to form a ring; and Y is selected halide, alkyl, cycloalkyl, alkoxy, amino, phosphine, alkenyl, cycloalkenyl, heteroalkenyl, alkynyl, heteroalkynyl, arylalkyl, aryloxy, aryl, heteroalkyl, heteroaryl, and combinations thereof. A formulation containing compound having a structure according to formula (I), and a device with an organic layer comprising disposed between an anode and a cathode, that includes a compound having a structure according to formula (I) are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Assignee: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
    Inventors: Mark E. Thompson, Peter I. Djurovich, Valentina Krylova
  • Patent number: 9847497
    Abstract: A compound having a structure of Formula M(LA)x(LB)y(LC)z, where ligand LA is ligand LB is and ligand LC is is disclosed. In Formula M(LA)x(LB)y(LC)z, M is a metal having an atomic number greater than 40; x is 1, 2, or 3; y and z are 0, 1, or 2; x+y+z is the oxidation state of metal M; Z1-Z6 are each C or N; ZD is N or a carbene carbon; rings C and D are independently a 5 or 6-membered carbocyclic or heterocyclic ring; R4 is substituted, while each of R1, R2, R3, RC, RD, R11, R12, and R13 are selected from hydrogen and a variety of moieties; and any adjacent substituents of R1, R2, R3, R4, RC, RD, R11, R12, and R13 are optionally joined to form a ring. Formulations and devices, such as an OLEDs, that include the compound of formula M(LA)x(LB)y(LC)z are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2017
    Assignees: UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORPORATION, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
    Inventors: Geza Szigethy, Jason Brooks, Mark E. Thompson, Patrick Saris, Peter I. Djurovich
  • Publication number: 20170162802
    Abstract: An organic light emitting device (OLED) is provided. The OLED has an anode, a cathode, and an emission layer, disposed between the anode and the cathode, including a first emitting compound; wherein the first emitting compound is capable of functioning as a blue phosphorescent emitter in the OLED at room temperature; wherein the first emitting compound has PLQY of less than 90% at room temperature; wherein the OLED has an external quantum efficiency of between 8% and 20% at 1 mA/cm2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2017
    Publication date: June 8, 2017
    Applicant: Universal Display Corporation
    Inventors: Michael S. WEAVER, Nicholas J. THOMPSON, Jason BROOKS, Geza SZIGETHY, Glenn MORELLO, Jun DENG, Peter I. DJUROVICH, Hsiao-Fan CHEN
  • Publication number: 20170040554
    Abstract: Imidazophenanthridine ligands and metal complexes are provided. The compounds exhibit improved stability through a linking substitution that links a nitrogen bonded carbon of an imidizole ring to a carbon on the adjacent fused aryl ring. The compounds may be used in organic light emitting devices, particularly as emissive dopants, providing devices with improved efficiency, stability, and manufacturing. In particular, the compounds provided herein may be used in blue devices having high efficiency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2016
    Publication date: February 9, 2017
    Applicant: UNIVERSAL DISPLAY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jason Brooks, Geza Szigethy, Glenn Morello, Jun Deng, Peter I. Djurovich
  • Publication number: 20160359123
    Abstract: Organic light emitting devices incorporating a film of metal complex emitters that are oriented with their transition dipole moment vectors oriented parallel to the device substrate enhances the outcoupling and eliminate the need for micro-lens arrays, gratings, or other physical extraneous outcoupling methods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2016
    Publication date: December 8, 2016
    Applicant: University of Southern California
    Inventors: Mark E. THOMPSON, Matthew J. JUROW, Peter I. DJUROVICH, Tobias D. SCHMIDT
  • Patent number: 9447107
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to multichromophoric assemblies comprising metalloporphyrin scaffolds. The present disclosure also relates, in part, to methods for generating electric-field-stabilized geminate polaron pairs comprising applying electric fields to the multichromophoric assemblies described herein, or alternatively, directly to the metalloporphyrins provided by the present disclosure. The present disclosure further relates, in part, to multichromophoric assemblies comprising metalloporphyrin scaffolds, which exhibit enhanced energy transfer properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: University of Southern California
    Inventors: Mark E. Thompson, Matthew T. Whited, Peter I. Djurovich