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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science H-index 130 Citations 85,673 572 World Ranking 126 National Ranking 1

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Awards & Achievements

2020 - Fellow, National Academy of Inventors

2004 - Fellow of the Royal Society, United Kingdom

1987 - Ludwig Mond Award, Royal Society of Chemistry (UK)


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Polymer
  • Organic chemistry
  • Semiconductor

Donal D. C. Bradley mainly investigates Optoelectronics, Polymer, Electroluminescence, Photoluminescence and Polymer chemistry. His study in Optoelectronics is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Copolymer and Polyfluorene. His Polyfluorene research incorporates themes from Laser, Conductive polymer and Light emission.

His Polymer research incorporates elements of Layer, Nanotechnology and Indium tin oxide. His Electroluminescence research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Field dependence and Band gap. His research in Polymer chemistry focuses on subjects like Chemical engineering, which are connected to Organic solar cell and PEDOT:PSS.

His most cited work include:

  • Light-emitting diodes based on conjugated polymers (9161 citations)
  • Electroluminescence in conjugated polymers (4801 citations)
  • A strong regioregularity effect in self-organizing conjugated polymer films and high-efficiency polythiophene:fullerene solar cells (1999 citations)

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

His primary areas of investigation include Optoelectronics, Polymer, Electroluminescence, Photoluminescence and Photochemistry. His study looks at the relationship between Optoelectronics and topics such as Polyfluorene, which overlap with Electron mobility. His Polymer research incorporates themes from Layer, Nanotechnology, Chemical engineering and Polymer chemistry.

His Electroluminescence study frequently draws parallels with other fields, such as Quantum efficiency. His study looks at the intersection of Photoluminescence and topics like Exciton with Molecular physics and Polariton. His research investigates the connection with Photochemistry and areas like Absorption which intersect with concerns in Absorption spectroscopy.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Optoelectronics (50.98%)
  • Polymer (38.69%)
  • Electroluminescence (18.85%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2011-2021)?

  • Optoelectronics (50.98%)
  • Polymer (38.69%)
  • Nanotechnology (12.15%)

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

Donal D. C. Bradley mainly focuses on Optoelectronics, Polymer, Nanotechnology, Polymer solar cell and Conjugated system. His Optoelectronics research is mostly focused on the topic Diode. The concepts of his Polymer study are interwoven with issues in Photochemistry, Chemical engineering, Polymer chemistry and Electroluminescence.

Donal D. C. Bradley has researched Electroluminescence in several fields, including Crystallography and Band gap. His work in Nanotechnology addresses issues such as Chemical physics, which are connected to fields such as Organic semiconductor and Amorphous solid. His research in Polymer solar cell intersects with topics in Organic solar cell, Acceptor, Fullerene and Responsivity.

Between 2011 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Competition between the charge transfer state and the singlet states of donor or acceptor limiting the efficiency in polymer:fullerene solar cells. (185 citations)
  • Inverted polymer fullerene solar cells exceeding 10% efficiency with poly(2-ethyl-2-oxazoline) nanodots on electron-collecting buffer layers (131 citations)
  • Inverted polymer fullerene solar cells exceeding 10% efficiency with poly(2-ethyl-2-oxazoline) nanodots on electron-collecting buffer layers (131 citations)

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

  • Organic chemistry
  • Polymer
  • Semiconductor

Optoelectronics, Polymer, Polymer solar cell, Chemical engineering and Organic solar cell are his primary areas of study. His study in Diode and Organic semiconductor falls within the category of Optoelectronics. His work on Polymer deals in particular with Polyfluorene and Conjugated system.

His study in Polymer solar cell is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Fullerene, Nanotechnology and Work function. Donal D. C. Bradley has included themes like Stoichiometry, Electroluminescence, Photochemistry, Cobalt and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy in his Fullerene study. His work in Electroluminescence covers topics such as Electron acceptor which are related to areas like Band gap.

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Top Publications

Light-emitting diodes based on conjugated polymers

J. H. Burroughes;D. D. C. Bradley;A. R. Brown;R. N. Marks.
Nature (1990)

15057 Citations

Electroluminescence in conjugated polymers

R. H. Friend;R. W. Gymer;A. B. Holmes;J. H. Burroughes.
Nature (1999)

7322 Citations

A strong regioregularity effect in self-organizing conjugated polymer films and high-efficiency polythiophene:fullerene solar cells

Youngkyoo Kim;Steffan Cook;Sachetan M. Tuladhar;Stelios A. Choulis.
Nature Materials (2006)

2215 Citations

Efficient light-emitting diodes based on polymers with high electron affinities

N. C. Greenham;S. C. Moratti;D. D. C. Bradley;R. H. Friend.
Nature (1993)

2163 Citations

Morphology evolution via self-organization and lateral and vertical diffusion in polymer:fullerene solar cell blends.

Mariano Campoy-Quiles;Toby Ferenczi;Tiziano Agostinelli;Pablo G. Etchegoin.
Nature Materials (2008)

1675 Citations

Device annealing effect in organic solar cells with blends of regioregular poly(3-hexylthiophene) and soluble fullerene

Youngkyoo Kim;Stelios A. Choulis;Jenny Nelson;Donal D. C. Bradley.
Applied Physics Letters (2005)

943 Citations

Mobility enhancement in conjugated polymer field-effect transistors through chain alignment in a liquid-crystalline phase

H. Sirringhaus;R. J. Wilson;R. H. Friend;M. Inbasekaran.
Applied Physics Letters (2000)

936 Citations

Chemical tuning of electroluminescent copolymers to improve emission efficiencies and allow patterning

P. L. Burn;A. B. Holmes;A. Kraft;D. D. C. Bradley.
Nature (1992)

911 Citations

Poly(p-phenylenevinylene) light-emitting diodes : enhanced electroluminescent efficiency through charge carrier confinement

A. R. Brown;D. D. C. Bradley;J. H. Burroughes;R. H. Friend.
Applied Physics Letters (1992)

876 Citations

Electrochemical determination of the ionization potential and electron affinity of poly(9,9-dioctylfluorene)

S. Janietz;D. D. C. Bradley;M. Grell;C. Giebeler.
Applied Physics Letters (1998)

811 Citations

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