Patent Number: 8,722,209

Title: Compound having pyridoindole ring structure having substituted pyridyl group attached thereto, and organic electroluminescence element

Abstract: The invention relates to a compound having a pyridoindole ring structure having a substituted pyridyl group of formula (1); and to an organic electroluminescent device comprising a pair of electrodes and at least one organic layer interposed between the electrodes, wherein at least one of the organic layer(s) contains the compound: ##STR00001## wherein Ar represents a substituted or unsubstituted aromatic hydrocarbon group, a substituted or unsubstituted aromatic heterocyclic group, or a substituted or unsubstituted condensed polycyclic aromatic group; R1 to R10 may be the same or different from one another and each independently represents a hydrogen atom, a fluorine atom, a cyano group, an alkyl group, or a substituted or unsubstituted aromatic hydrocarbon group; Z represents a 6-membered aromatic heterocyclic ring containing one nitrogen atom; and m and n each independently represents an integer of 1 to 3, provided that n is 1 when m is 2 or 3.

Inventors: Yokoyama; Norimasa (Tsukuba, JP), Hayashi; Shuichi (Tsukuba, JP), Kusano; Shigeru (Tsukuba, JP)

Assignee: Hodogaya Chemical Co., Ltd.

International Classification: H01L 51/54 (20060101); C07D 471/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/13/12018