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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science H-index 170 Citations 127,668 738 World Ranking 27 National Ranking 17

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Awards & Achievements

2014 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

1999 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation For studies of electronic materials in reduced dimensions

1984 - Fellow of Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Electron
  • Condensed matter physics

Alex Zettl mostly deals with Graphene, Nanotechnology, Condensed matter physics, Carbon nanotube and Transmission electron microscopy. His research integrates issues of Molecular physics, Electronic structure and Plasmon in his study of Graphene. Alex Zettl combines subjects such as Optoelectronics and Grain boundary with his study of Nanotechnology.

His studies in Condensed matter physics integrate themes in fields like Fermi level and Electrical resistivity and conductivity. His Carbon nanotube study incorporates themes from Carbon and Thermal conductivity. Within one scientific family, Alex Zettl focuses on topics pertaining to Crystallography under Transmission electron microscopy, and may sometimes address concerns connected to Fullerene.

His most cited work include:

  • Direct observation of a widely tunable bandgap in bilayer graphene (2545 citations)
  • Direct observation of a widely tunable bandgap in bilayer graphene (2545 citations)
  • Extreme oxygen sensitivity of electronic properties of carbon nanotubes (2333 citations)

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

His scientific interests lie mostly in Condensed matter physics, Nanotechnology, Graphene, Carbon nanotube and Optoelectronics. The concepts of his Condensed matter physics study are interwoven with issues in Bilayer graphene, Electron and Electrical resistivity and conductivity. His Graphene study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Electronic structure, Scanning tunneling microscope and Raman spectroscopy.

His Carbon nanotube study frequently intersects with other fields, such as Carbon. Alex Zettl regularly links together related areas like Monolayer in his Optoelectronics studies. His studies deal with areas such as Chemical physics and Crystallography as well as Transmission electron microscopy.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Condensed matter physics (49.96%)
  • Nanotechnology (42.09%)
  • Graphene (41.40%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Condensed matter physics (49.96%)
  • Optoelectronics (22.67%)
  • Graphene (41.40%)

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

Alex Zettl focuses on Condensed matter physics, Optoelectronics, Graphene, Electronic structure and Heterojunction. His Condensed matter physics study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Bilayer graphene and Electron. Alex Zettl interconnects Monolayer, Transistor, Thin film and Photon in the investigation of issues within Optoelectronics.

His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Scanning tunneling spectroscopy, Scanning electron microscope, Microscopy, Ionization and Lattice. His Electronic structure research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Chemical physics, Transition metal, Transmission electron microscopy, Photoemission spectroscopy and van der Waals force. His Transition metal research includes themes of Scanning transmission electron microscopy and Nanotube, Carbon nanotube.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Observation of moiré excitons in WSe2/WS2 heterostructure superlattices. (344 citations)
  • Observation of moiré excitons in WSe2/WS2 heterostructure superlattices. (344 citations)
  • Observation of Moir'e Excitons in WSe2/WS2 Heterostructure Superlattices (279 citations)

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

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Electron
  • Organic chemistry

Alex Zettl spends much of his time researching Condensed matter physics, Graphene, Heterojunction, Electron and Superlattice. His Condensed matter physics research integrates issues from Bilayer graphene, Ab initio and Carbon nanotube. His Carbon nanotube research incorporates themes from Limit, Distortion and Metal–insulator transition.

The Graphene study combines topics in areas such as Doping, Layer, Lattice, Nanomaterials and Aerogel. His Heterojunction research is within the category of Optoelectronics. His Optoelectronics study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Photon and Molybdenum disulfide.

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Top Publications

Extreme oxygen sensitivity of electronic properties of carbon nanotubes

Philip G. Collins;Keith Bradley;Masa Ishigami;A. Zettl.
Science (2000)

3580 Citations

Direct observation of a widely tunable bandgap in bilayer graphene

Yuanbo Zhang;Tsung-Ta Tang;Tsung-Ta Tang;Caglar Girit;Zhao Hao.
Nature (2009)

3425 Citations

Boron Nitride Nanotubes

Nasreen G. Chopra;R. J. Luyken;K. Cherrey;Vincent Henry Crespi.
Science (1995)

3238 Citations

Graphene plasmonics for tunable terahertz metamaterials

Long Ju;Baisong Geng;Baisong Geng;Jason Horng;Caglar Girit.
Nature Nanotechnology (2011)

2425 Citations

Single-Electron Transport in Ropes of Carbon Nanotubes

Marc Bockrath;David H. Cobden;Paul L. McEuen;Nasreen G. Chopra.
Science (1997)

1816 Citations

THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY OF SINGLE-WALLED CARBON NANOTUBES

J. Hone;J. Hone;M. Whitney;M. Whitney;C. Piskoti;C. Piskoti;A. Zettl;A. Zettl.
Physical Review B (1999)

1773 Citations

Low-Friction Nanoscale Linear Bearing Realized from Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes

John Cumings;A. Zettl.
Science (2000)

1576 Citations

Crossed Nanotube Junctions

M. S. Fuhrer;J. Nygård;L. Shih;M. Forero.
Science (2000)

1470 Citations

Gate-Variable Optical Transitions in Graphene

Feng Wang;Yuanbo Zhang;Chuanshan Tian;Caglar Girit.
Science (2008)

1459 Citations

Thermal conductivity of single-walled carbon nanotubes

J. Hone;M. Whitney;A. Zettl.
Synthetic Metals (1999)

1403 Citations

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