Henry Yan

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
E-mail: hyan@ust.hk
Page: http://www-chem.ust.hk/Faculty%20staff/overall.htm

Fields of interest

Dr. Yan’s research interests include organic and polymer materials for organic field-effect transistor and organic solar cells.Dr. Yan is interested in hybrid materials and devices including dye-sensitized solar cells.


Recent publications

H. Yan, Z. Chen,, Y. Zheng,, C. Newman,, J. Quinn,, F. Dotz,, M. Kastler,, A.Facchetti,
A high -mobility electron-transporting polymer for printed transistors,
Nature 457 (7230), 679-686, (2009).

Z. Chen, Y. Zheng, H. Yan, A. Facchetti,
Naphthalenedicarboximide- vs Perylenedicarboximide-Based Copolymers. Synthesis and Semiconducting Properties in Bottom-Gate N-Channel Organic Transistors,
J. Am. Chem. Soc.  131 (1), 8-9, (2009).

D. Boudinet, G. Le Blevennec, C. Serbutoviez, J. Verilhac, H. Yan, G.Horowitz,
Contact resistance and threshold voltage extraction in n-channel organic thin film transistors on plastic substrates,
J. Appl. Phys. 105 (8), (2009).

H. Yan, Y. Zheng, R. Blache, C. Newman, S. Lu, J. Woerl, A. Facchetti, 
Solution processed top-gate n-channel transistors and complementary circuits on plastics operating in ambient conditions,
Adv. Mater. 20 (18), 3393-3398, (2008). 

H. Yan, P. Lee, N. Armstrong, A. Graham, G. Evmenenko, T. J. Marks,
High-performance hole transport layers for polymer light-emitting diodes. Implementation of organosiloxane crosslinking chemistry in polymeric electroluminescent devices,
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127 (9), 3172-3183, (2005).

J. Ni, H. Yan, L. Wang, T. J.Marks,
MOCVD-derived highly transparent conducting Zinc- and Tin- doped Indium oxide thin films. Precursor synthesis, metastable phase film growth, characterization and application as anodes in polymer light-emitting diodes,
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127 (15), 5613-5624, (2005).

M. Yoon, H. Yan, A. Facchetti, T. Marks,
Low-Voltage Organic Field-Effect Transistors and Inverters Enabled by Ultrathin Cross-Linked Polymers as Gate Dielectrics,
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127 (29), 10388-10395, (2005).

H. Yan, B. Scott, Q. Huang, T. J. Marks,
Enhanced Polymer Light-Emitting DiodePerformance Using a Crosslinked-Network Electron-Blocking Interlayer,
Adv. Mater. 16 (21), 1948-1953, (2004).

H. Yan, Q. Huang, J. Cui, J. G. C. Veinot, T.J. Marks,  
Enhancing the performance of blue polymer light- emitting diodes via anode modification with a self-assembled monolayer,
Adv. Mater. 15, 835-838, (2003).

J. Veinot, H. Yan, S. M. Smith, J. Cui, Q. Huang, T. J.Marks,
Fabrication and Properties of Organic Light-Emitting “Nanodiode” Arrays,
Nano Lett. 2, 333-335, (2002).