Nanostructured-doped compound for use in an EL element

Richard Czerw
David Carroll
Sakutaro Hoshi

Document Type Patent


A compound for use in an electro luminescent (EL) device. The compound includes a first substance in combination with a second substance. The first substance includes nanostructures in combination with an equal weight percentage of PPV derivative, whereas the second substance is a PPV derivative. The first substance makes up from greater than 0 wt % to about 3 wt % of the compound, whereas the second substance makes up the remainder. Also, an EL device made from the compound, and a method of making the EL device, are disclosed.