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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Chemistry D-index 101 Citations 35,897 331 World Ranking 445 National Ranking 21

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2016 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

2012 - Fellow, The World Academy of Sciences

2008 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2006 - Fellow of the Royal Society, United Kingdom

1998 - Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Statistics

Monte Carlo method, Statistical physics, Thermodynamics, Phase and Crystal are his primary areas of study. His Monte Carlo method research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Chain and Virial coefficient. His Statistical physics study incorporates themes from Dissipative particle dynamics, Measure, Classical mechanics, Canonical ensemble and van der Waals force.

The concepts of his Thermodynamics study are interwoven with issues in Lennard-Jones potential, Computer simulation, Phase diagram and Thermodynamic integration. His Phase study also includes fields such as

  • Isotropy and Dispersity most often made with reference to Liquid crystal,
  • Radius of gyration which intersects with area such as Perturbation theory. His Crystal research incorporates themes from Chemical physics, Colloid, Order of magnitude and Nucleation.

His most cited work include:

  • Understanding molecular simulation: from algorithms to applications (5077 citations)
  • Understanding Molecular Simulation (4930 citations)
  • Enhancement of Protein Crystal Nucleation by Critical Density Fluctuations (965 citations)

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

Daan Frenkel spends much of his time researching Statistical physics, Monte Carlo method, Thermodynamics, Phase and Chemical physics. His Statistical physics research includes themes of Particle, Lattice, Classical mechanics and Molecular dynamics. His research combines Self-assembly and Monte Carlo method.

He combines subjects such as Condensed matter physics, Liquid crystal and Hard spheres with his study of Phase. Daan Frenkel interconnects Nanotechnology, Nucleation, Crystallography, Polymer and Colloid in the investigation of issues within Chemical physics. His Nucleation study combines topics in areas such as Crystal growth, Crystallization, Crystal and Crystallite.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Statistical physics (28.01%)
  • Monte Carlo method (22.21%)
  • Thermodynamics (19.24%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2013-2021)?

  • Statistical physics (28.01%)
  • Chemical physics (19.09%)
  • Nanotechnology (8.06%)

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

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Statistical physics, Chemical physics, Nanotechnology, Molecular dynamics and Nucleation. His work in Statistical physics covers topics such as Computation which are related to areas like Energy. His studies in Chemical physics integrate themes in fields like Crystallography, Polymer, Protein crystallization, Nano- and Colloid.

His research in Nucleation intersects with topics in Crystallization, Protein aggregation, Phase, Self-assembly and Kinetics. His study looks at the relationship between Crystallization and topics such as Crystal, which overlap with Work. His study in Lattice is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Monte Carlo method and DNA origami.

Between 2013 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Order through entropy (126 citations)
  • Crucial role of nonspecific interactions in amyloid nucleation (87 citations)
  • Light-induced actuating nanotransducers (82 citations)

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

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Statistics

His primary areas of investigation include Statistical physics, Nanotechnology, Biophysics, Molecular dynamics and Chemical physics. Daan Frenkel works in the field of Statistical physics, focusing on Configuration entropy in particular. His research integrates issues of Nanoparticle, Heat exchanger, Monte Carlo method and Thermal in his study of Molecular dynamics.

In the field of Monte Carlo method, his study on Dynamic Monte Carlo method overlaps with subjects such as Stage. Daan Frenkel has included themes like Porosity, Crystallography, Amphiphile, Phase and Polymer in his Chemical physics study. Daan Frenkel usually deals with Phase and limits it to topics linked to Intermolecular interaction and Phase transition.

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Best Publications

Understanding Molecular Simulation: From Algorithms to Applications

Daan Frenkel;Berend Smit.
(1996)

18451 Citations

Understanding Molecular Simulation

Daan Frenkel;Berend Smit.
Computers in Physics (2001)

8233 Citations

Enhancement of Protein Crystal Nucleation by Critical Density Fluctuations

Pieter Rein ten Wolde;Daan Frenkel.
Science (1997)

1284 Citations

Configurational bias Monte Carlo: a new sampling scheme for flexible chains

Jörn Ilja Siepmann;Daan Frenkel.
Molecular Physics (1992)

1283 Citations

New Monte Carlo method to compute the free energy of arbitrary solids. Application to the fcc and hcp phases of hard spheres

Daan Frenkel;Anthony J. C. Ladd.
Journal of Chemical Physics (1984)

1124 Citations

Molecular Dynamics Simulations

Daan Frenkel;Berend Smit.
Understanding Molecular Simulation (Second Edition)#R##N#From Algorithms to Applications (2002)

941 Citations

Prediction of absolute crystal-nucleation rate in hard-sphere colloids

Stefan Auer;Daan Frenkel.
Nature (2001)

899 Citations

Tracing the phase boundaries of hard spherocylinders

Peter Bolhuis;Daan Frenkel.
Journal of Chemical Physics (1997)

803 Citations

Understanding molecular simulation : from algorithms to applications. 2nd ed.

D. Frenkel;B. Smit.
(2002)

751 Citations

Numerical calculation of the rate of crystal nucleation in a Lennard‐Jones system at moderate undercooling

Pieter Rein ten Wolde;Maria J. Ruiz‐Montero;Daan Frenkel.
Journal of Chemical Physics (1996)

750 Citations

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