Volume 3 Issue 2
June  2024
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Yuanbin Cheng, Qian Li, Mengyuan Chen, Fei Chen, Zhenghui Wu, Huaibin Shen. High-brightness green InP-based QLEDs enabled by in-situ passivating core surface with zinc myristate[J]. Materials Futures, 2024, 3(2): 025201. doi: 10.1088/2752-5724/ad3a83
Citation: Yuanbin Cheng, Qian Li, Mengyuan Chen, Fei Chen, Zhenghui Wu, Huaibin Shen. High-brightness green InP-based QLEDs enabled by in-situ passivating core surface with zinc myristate[J]. Materials Futures, 2024, 3(2): 025201. doi: 10.1088/2752-5724/ad3a83
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High-brightness green InP-based QLEDs enabled by in-situ passivating core surface with zinc myristate

© 2024 The Author(s). Published by IOP Publishing Ltd on behalf of the Songshan Lake Materials Laboratory
Materials Futures, Volume 3, Number 2
  • Received Date: 2024-03-25
  • Accepted Date: 2024-04-03
  • Publish Date: 2024-04-23
  • The performance of red InP and blue ZnTeSe-based quantum dots (QDs) and corresponding QD light emitting diodes (QLEDs) has already been improved significantly, whose external quantum efficiencies (EQEs) and luminances have exceeded 20% and 80 000 cd m−2, respectively. However, the inferior performance of the green InP-based device hinders the commercialization of full-color Cd-free QLED technology. The ease of oxidation of the highly reactive InP cores leads to high non-radiative recombination and poor photoluminescence quantum yield (PL QY) of the InP-based core/shell QDs, limiting the performance of the relevant QLEDs. Here, we proposed a fluoride-free synthesis strategy to in-situ passivate the InP cores, in which zinc myristate reacted with phosphine dangling bonds to form Zn–P protective layer and protect InP cores from the water and oxygen in the environment. The resultant InP/ZnSe/ZnS core/shell QDs demonstrated a high PL QY of 91%. The corresponding green-emitting electroluminescence devices exhibited a maximum EQE of 12.74%, along with a luminance of over 175 000 cd m−2 and a long T50@100 cd m−2 lifetime of over 20 000 h.

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