Synthesis and Application of Oil-Soluble Red Dyes Derived from p-n-Alkyl Aniline


In this study, the azo red dyes derived from p-n-alkyl aniline by the introduction of different alkyl groups having high solubility in dodecane were synthesized. Results indicated that the elementary properties of red oil inks were 1) non-polarity; 2) low viscosity (<3.0 cps); 3) specified surface tension (<30 mN/m); 4) intensity of visible absorption covering 480 - 540 nm; 5) hue close to standard red (CIE(x, y) = 0.67, 0.33). We can conclude that these azo red dyes are applicable for electrowetting displays.

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Chiang, Y. and Chao, Y. (2014) Synthesis and Application of Oil-Soluble Red Dyes Derived from p-n-Alkyl Aniline. Materials Sciences and Applications, 5, 485-490. doi: 10.4236/msa.2014.58052.

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