UH Chemist Earns CAREER Award for Work in Luminescence


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UH Chemist Earns CAREER Award for Work in Luminescence

https://www.photonics.com/Article.aspx?AID=64414

_University of Houston assistant professor Thomas Teets has received a five-year, $589,000 National Science Foundation CAREER Award to explore synthetic strategies for producing photoactive organometallic compounds. _

Teets, an experimental chemist, will take a three-pronged approach in his research and develop compounds that efficiently emit blue light and provide long-lived lighting for organic LED color displays; develop compounds that emit in the near-infrared spectrum and efficiently produce low-energy light; and develop photocatalysts for organic synthesis capable of light-induced electron transfer.