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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science H-index 170 Citations 167,615 385 World Ranking 26 National Ranking 16

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

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

2016 - Von Hippel Award, Materials Research Society

2013 - Fellow, National Academy of Inventors

2012 - Wolf Prize in Chemistry, Wolf Foundation for his seminal contributions to nanochemistry and particularly the synthesis of single-crystalline semiconductor nanowires, characterization of the fundamental physical properties of nanowires, and their application to electronics, photonics and nanomedicine.,

2009 - Fellow of the American Chemical Society

2008 - Fellow of the Materials Research Society

2004 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

2002 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2002 - MRS Medal, Materials Research Society For controlled synthesis of nanowire and nanotube materials.

1996 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

1995 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation For innovative contributions to the synthesis and characterization of transitional metal chalcogenides, carbon nitrides, and high temperature superconductors

1992 - ACS Award in Pure Chemistry, American Chemical Society (ACS)

1990 - Fellow of Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Foreign Member, Chinese Academy of Sciences


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Electron
  • Semiconductor

Charles M. Lieber focuses on Nanotechnology, Nanowire, Optoelectronics, Carbon nanotube and Nanoelectronics. His studies deal with areas such as Diode and Electronics as well as Nanotechnology. His research in Nanowire intersects with topics in Photonics, Silicon, Field-effect transistor, Transistor and Semiconductor.

His study looks at the relationship between Semiconductor and fields such as Doping, as well as how they intersect with chemical problems. His Optoelectronics study incorporates themes from Metalorganic vapour phase epitaxy, Transistor array, Core and Laser. His Carbon nanotube study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Electrical measurements and Condensed matter physics, Density of states.

His most cited work include:

  • Nanowire Nanosensors for Highly Sensitive and Selective Detection of Biological and Chemical Species (4988 citations)
  • Nanobeam Mechanics: Elasticity, Strength, and Toughness of Nanorods and Nanotubes (4025 citations)
  • A laser ablation method for the synthesis of crystalline semiconductor nanowires (3899 citations)

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

His main research concerns Nanotechnology, Nanowire, Optoelectronics, Carbon nanotube and Condensed matter physics. The various areas that Charles M. Lieber examines in his Nanotechnology study include Transistor and Electronics. His Nanowire study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Silicon, Field-effect transistor, Heterojunction, Semiconductor and Quantum dot.

His Semiconductor research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Diode and Doping. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Laser and Optics. His Carbon nanotube research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Molecular physics and Raman spectroscopy.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Nanotechnology (48.54%)
  • Nanowire (40.79%)
  • Optoelectronics (18.59%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2012-2021)?

  • Nanotechnology (48.54%)
  • Nanowire (40.79%)
  • Semiconductor (13.25%)

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

Charles M. Lieber mainly investigates Nanotechnology, Nanowire, Semiconductor, Nanoscopic scale and Electronics. His studies in Nanotechnology integrate themes in fields like Field-effect transistor, Transistor and Nano-. His Nanowire research is within the category of Optoelectronics.

His research integrates issues of Photonics, Nanostructure, Biosensor, Metal and Solar energy in his study of Semiconductor. His Nanoscopic scale research includes themes of Electronic circuit, Polymer, Shell, Deposition and Nanomaterials. His work in Electronics tackles topics such as Interfacing which are related to areas like Electrical engineering.

Between 2012 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Syringe Injectable Electronics (333 citations)
  • Spin-resolved Andreev levels and parity crossings in hybrid superconductor–semiconductor nanostructures (324 citations)
  • A nanoscale combing technique for the large-scale assembly of highly aligned nanowires (214 citations)

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

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Electron
  • Semiconductor

His primary scientific interests are in Nanotechnology, Nanowire, Transistor, Nanoelectronics and Neuroscience. His study in Nanotechnology is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Field-effect transistor, Electrophysiology and Nano-. His Nanowire research is under the purview of Optoelectronics.

His Optoelectronics research incorporates elements of Nanometre and Optics. His Transistor research includes elements of Silicon nanowires and Signal. The study incorporates disciplines such as Photocurrent, Electrical measurements, Smart material and Lithography in addition to Nanoelectronics.

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Top Publications

Nanowire Nanosensors for Highly Sensitive and Selective Detection of Biological and Chemical Species

Yi Cui;Qingqiao Wei;Hongkun Park;Charles M. Lieber.
Science (2001)

7109 Citations

Nanobeam Mechanics: Elasticity, Strength, and Toughness of Nanorods and Nanotubes

Eric W. Wong;Paul E. Sheehan;Charles M. Lieber.
Science (1997)

6070 Citations

A Laser Ablation Method for the Synthesis of Crystalline Semiconductor Nanowires

Alfredo M. Morales;Charles M. Lieber.
Science (1998)

5578 Citations

Chemistry and Physics in One Dimension: Synthesis and Properties of Nanowires and Nanotubes

Jiangtao Hu;Teri Wang Odom;Charles M. Lieber.
Accounts of Chemical Research (1999)

4312 Citations

Indium phosphide nanowires as building blocks for nanoscale electronic and optoelectronic devices

Xiangfeng Duan;Yu Huang;Yi Cui;Jianfang Wang.
Nature (2001)

4240 Citations

Functional nanoscale electronic devices assembled using silicon nanowire building blocks.

Yi Cui;Charles M. Lieber.
Science (2001)

4097 Citations

Atomic structure and electronic properties of single-walled carbon nanotubes

Teri Wang Odom;Jin Lin Huang;Philip Kim;Charles M. Lieber.
Nature (1998)

3336 Citations

Growth of nanowire superlattice structures for nanoscale photonics and electronics.

Mark S. Gudiksen;Lincoln J. Lauhon;Jianfang Wang;David C. Smith.
Nature (2002)

3264 Citations

Coaxial silicon nanowires as solar cells and nanoelectronic power sources

Bozhi Tian;Xiaolin Zheng;Thomas J. Kempa;Ying Fang.
Nature (2007)

3189 Citations

Single-nanowire electrically driven lasers

Xiangfeng Duan;Yu Huang;Ritesh Agarwal;Charles M Lieber.
Nature (2003)

2920 Citations

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