Universal Display has been granted a patent for transition metal compounds containing 1,2,3-triazine, used in OLEDs and consumer products. The compound includes a ligand LA of Formula I. GlobalData’s report on Universal Display gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

According to GlobalData’s company profile on Universal Display, AMOLED displays was a key innovation area identified from patents. Universal Display's grant share as of April 2024 was 63%. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Oleds using transition metal compounds with 1,2,3-triazine

Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Credit: Universal Display Corp

A recently granted patent (Publication Number: US11970508B2) discloses a compound comprising a ligand LA of Formula I, where various substituents can be independently selected from a wide range of options including hydrogen, deuterium, fluorine, alkyl, cycloalkyl, and many more. The compound can have a multicyclic fused ring system of different configurations, including double ring systems with specific ring sizes or triple ring systems with various combinations of ring sizes. Additionally, the compound may involve coordination with a substituted or unsubstituted acetylacetonate ligand, and the ligand LA can be selected from a specific group of structures defined in the claims.

Furthermore, the patent covers the use of the disclosed compound in an organic light emitting device (OLED), where the compound can be part of an organic layer between the anode and cathode. The organic layer in the OLED may also include a host with specific chemical moieties like triphenylene, carbazole, or dibenzothiophene. Additionally, the patent extends to consumer products incorporating the OLED with the compound, emphasizing the potential practical applications of the technology. Overall, the patent provides a detailed description of the compound's structure, possible configurations, and its utilization in OLEDs and consumer products, highlighting the innovation and versatility of the disclosed technology in the field of organic electronics.

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