Topics in Current Chemistry

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Luminescent Metal-Containing Polymers for White Light Emission

  • Cheuk-Lam Ho
  • Wai-Yeung Wong
Part of the following topical collections:
  1. Photoluminescent Materials and Electroluminescent Devices


This chapter focuses on the recent developments in luminescent metallopolymers. Synthetic routes to these polymers are briefly described and their applications in polymer white light-emitting diodes are discussed.


Organic light-emitting diode Phosphorescence Polymer Transition metal White emission 



C.-L. Ho thanks Hong Kong Baptist University (FRG1/14-15/066 and FRG2/13-14/078) and the Science, Technology and Innovation Committee of Shenzhen Municipality (JCYJ20140818163041143) for their financial support. W.-Y. Wong is grateful to the financial support from Hong Kong Research Grants Council (HKBU203313), Areas of Excellence Scheme, University Grants Committee of HKSAR (Project No. AoE/P-03/08), Hong Kong Baptist University (FRG2/13-14/083) and the Science, Technology and Innovation Committee of Shenzhen Municipality (JCYJ20140419130507116).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Chemistry and Institute of Advanced Materials, Institute of Molecular Functional MaterialsHong Kong Baptist UniversityHong KongPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.HKBU Institute of Research and Continuing EducationShenzhen Virtual University ParkShenzhenPeople’s Republic of China
  3. 3.Department of Applied Biology and Chemical TechnologyThe Hong Kong Polytechnic UniversityHunghom, Hong KongPeople’s Republic of China

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