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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science H-index 162 Citations 135,622 459 World Ranking 35 National Ranking 20

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Awards & Achievements

2021 - Priestley Medal, American Chemical Society (ACS)

2019 - F.A. Cotton Medal for Excellence in Chemical Research, American Chemical Society (ACS)

2019 - Welch Award in Chemistry, Robert A. Welch Foundation

2017 - NAS Award in Chemical Sciences, National Academy of Sciences (US) For making fundamental contributions to the controlled synthesis of colloidal inorganic nanocrystals, measuring and understanding their unique physical properties, and utilizing these properties for applications ranging from light generation and harvesting to biological imaging.

2016 - Fellow, National Academy of Inventors

2014 - US President's National Medal of Science "For his foundational contributions to the field of nanoscience; for the development of nanocrystals as a building block of nanotechnologies; and for his leadership in the nanoscience community.", Award will be presented by President Barack Obama at a future White House ceremony (date TBD).

2012 - Wolf Prize in Chemistry, Wolf Foundation for his development of the colloidal inorganic nanocrystal as a building block of nanoscience and for making fundamental contributions to controlling the synthesis of these particles, to measuring and understanding their physical properties.,

2011 - Von Hippel Award, Materials Research Society

2010 - Linus Pauling Award, American Chemical Society (ACS)

2009 - Fellow of the American Chemical Society

2004 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2004 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

1999 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

1996 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation For his pioneering contributions to the preparation and study of nanocrystals, including their incorporation into arrays and optoelectronic devices


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Organic chemistry
  • Electron

His primary areas of investigation include Nanotechnology, Nanocrystal, Nanoparticle, Inorganic chemistry and Nanostructure. A. Paul Alivisatos combines subjects such as Heterojunction, Molecule and Plasmon with his study of Nanotechnology. His research in Nanocrystal intersects with topics in Nanorod, Colloid and Optoelectronics, Semiconductor.

His Nanoparticle research incorporates elements of Chemical physics, Particle size, Oxide and Förster resonance energy transfer. His research integrates issues of Solvent, Ionic bonding, Hydrocarbon, Copper and Quantum yield in his study of Inorganic chemistry. His work deals with themes such as Crystal growth, Nanoelectronics, DNA, Colloidal gold and Crystal, which intersect with Nanostructure.

His most cited work include:

  • Semiconductor Nanocrystals as Fluorescent Biological Labels (7181 citations)
  • Hybrid Nanorod-Polymer Solar Cells (4325 citations)
  • Formation of hollow nanocrystals through the nanoscale Kirkendall effect (2619 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His scientific interests lie mostly in Nanotechnology, Nanocrystal, Nanoparticle, Quantum dot and Optoelectronics. His Nanotechnology research includes themes of Molecule and Semiconductor. His work in Nanocrystal addresses issues such as Chemical physics, which are connected to fields such as Crystallography and Nucleation.

The concepts of his Nanoparticle study are interwoven with issues in Self-assembly, Plasmon and Analytical chemistry. His Quantum dot research focuses on Photoluminescence and how it relates to Quantum yield. His studies in Optoelectronics integrate themes in fields like Perovskite, Photovoltaic system and Absorption.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Nanotechnology (51.74%)
  • Nanocrystal (48.76%)
  • Nanoparticle (27.44%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2016-2021)?

  • Nanocrystal (48.76%)
  • Chemical physics (18.51%)
  • Nanoparticle (27.44%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary scientific interests are in Nanocrystal, Chemical physics, Nanoparticle, Optoelectronics and Nanotechnology. His Nanocrystal study combines topics in areas such as Condensed matter physics, Superlattice, Shell, Etching and Colloid. His Chemical physics research includes elements of Nanostructure, Photon energy, Band gap, Capillary wave and Enthalpy.

His study in Nanoparticle is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Plasmon, Microscopy, Photon upconversion, Transmission electron microscopy and Resolution. His Optoelectronics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Photovoltaic system, Perovskite, Tandem and Absorption. Specifically, his work in Nanotechnology is concerned with the study of Nanorod.

Between 2016 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Essentially Trap-Free CsPbBr3 Colloidal Nanocrystals by Postsynthetic Thiocyanate Surface Treatment (257 citations)
  • Thermochromic halide perovskite solar cells (249 citations)
  • Ligand Mediated Transformation of Cesium Lead Bromide Perovskite Nanocrystals to Lead Depleted Cs4PbBr6 Nanocrystals. (173 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Organic chemistry
  • Electron

A. Paul Alivisatos mainly focuses on Nanocrystal, Optoelectronics, Nanoparticle, Chemical physics and Quantum yield. He's looking at Nanocrystal as part of his Nanotechnology and Chemical engineering and Nanocrystal study. His work often combines Nanotechnology and Ternary operation studies.

The various areas that A. Paul Alivisatos examines in his Optoelectronics study include Perovskite, Absorption and Phase. His Nanoparticle study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Transmission electron microscopy and Analytical chemistry. His work carried out in the field of Chemical physics brings together such families of science as Platinum, Platinum nanoparticles, Lattice constant and Graphene.

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Top Publications

Semiconductor Nanocrystals as Fluorescent Biological Labels

Marcel Bruchez;Mario Moronne;Peter Gin;Shimon Weiss.
Science (1998)

10752 Citations

Hybrid Nanorod-Polymer Solar Cells

Wendy U. Huynh;Janke J. Dittmer;A. Paul Alivisatos.
Science (2002)

6164 Citations

The use of nanocrystals in biological detection

Paul Alivisatos.
Nature Biotechnology (2004)

3630 Citations

Organization of 'nanocrystal molecules' using DNA

A. Paul Alivisatos;A. Paul Alivisatos;Kai P. Johnsson;Xiaogang Peng;Xiaogang Peng;Troy E. Wilson.
Nature (1996)

3508 Citations

Colloidal nanocrystal synthesis and the organic–inorganic interface

Yadong Yin;A. Paul Alivisatos.
Nature (2005)

3303 Citations

Formation of hollow nanocrystals through the nanoscale Kirkendall effect.

Yadong Yin;Robert M. Rioux;Can K. Erdonmez;Steven Hughes.
Science (2004)

3281 Citations

Synthesis of Soluble and Processable Rod-, Arrow-, Teardrop-, and Tetrapod-Shaped CdSe Nanocrystals

Liberato Manna;and Erik C. Scher;A. Paul Alivisatos.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2000)

2320 Citations

Nanomechanical oscillations in a single-C60 transistor

Hongkun Park;Hongkun Park;Jiwoong Park;Andrew K. L. Lim;Erik H. Anderson.
Nature (2000)

2103 Citations

Air-Stable All-Inorganic Nanocrystal Solar Cells Processed from Solution

Ilan Gur;Neil A. Fromer;Michael L. Geier;A. Paul Alivisatos.
Science (2005)

1987 Citations

Synthesis and Properties of Biocompatible Water-Soluble Silica-Coated CdSe/ZnS Semiconductor Quantum Dots†

Daniele Gerion;Fabien Pinaud;Shara C. Williams;Wolfgang J. Parak.
Journal of Physical Chemistry B (2001)

1661 Citations

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