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Dr. Crystal Young Dr. Crystal Young Associate Professor
Chemistry
713/525-2135


Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Chemistry - University of Houston (2014)
  • Bachelor of Arts - Chemistry - Texas A&M University (2008)

Research

  • Conjugated Polymers for Use in Organic Electronics (2014)

Publications

  • "Synthesis and Characterization of Poly(2,5-didecyl-1,4-phenylenevinylene), Poly(2,5-didecyloxy-1,4-phenylene vinylene), and Their Alternating Copolymer"
    Journal of Applied Polymer Science (2014) Vol. 131 Page 41162
  • "Poly(phenylene vinylene) and Poly(naphthalene vinylene) Derivatives for Use in Organic Light-Emitting Diodes (OLEDs)"
    (2014)

Presentations

  • "A Comparison of para- and Poly(meta-phenylene vinylene) derivatives in Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) Devices" (2014)
    American Chemical Society National Meeting
  • "Novel Poly(phenylene vinylene) Derivatives for Use in Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) Devices" (2011)
    American Chemical Society National Meeting
  • "Synthesis and Characterization of Unique Poly(phenylene vinylene) Derivatives for Use in Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) Devices" (2010)
    American Chemical Society National Meeting