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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science H-index 106 Citations 58,650 395 World Ranking 313 National Ranking 139
Chemistry H-index 120 Citations 61,465 547 World Ranking 173 National Ranking 96

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Awards & Achievements

2005 - Tolman Award, American Chemical Society (ACS)

2001 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

1989 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Organic chemistry
  • Quantum mechanics
  • Electron

Fred Wudl focuses on Fullerene, Polymer chemistry, Polymer, Organic chemistry and Optoelectronics. His Fullerene research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Computational chemistry, Photochemistry, Carbon and Stereochemistry. His Polymer study combines topics in areas such as Nanotechnology and Electrochromism.

His Nanotechnology research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Organic solar cell, Semiconductor and Organic electronics. While the research belongs to areas of Organic chemistry, Fred Wudl spends his time largely on the problem of Chemical engineering, intersecting his research to questions surrounding Copolymer, Polymer solar cell and Intercalation. In his research, Flexible electronics and Ambipolar diffusion is intimately related to Transistor, which falls under the overarching field of Optoelectronics.

His most cited work include:

  • Polymer photovoltaic cells : enhanced efficiencies via a network of internal donor-acceptor heterojunctions (8141 citations)
  • Photoinduced electron transfer from a conducting polymer to buckminsterfullerene. (3433 citations)
  • A Thermally Re-mendable Cross-Linked Polymeric Material (1553 citations)

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

His scientific interests lie mostly in Polymer, Fullerene, Polymer chemistry, Organic chemistry and Photochemistry. His Polymer research includes themes of Optoelectronics and Doping. He studies Polymer solar cell which is a part of Optoelectronics.

The various areas that Fred Wudl examines in his Fullerene study include Crystallography, Nanotechnology and Analytical chemistry. His Polymer chemistry study frequently links to related topics such as Polymerization. Electron transfer and Photoinduced electron transfer are the core of his Photochemistry study.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Polymer (17.48%)
  • Fullerene (16.56%)
  • Polymer chemistry (15.36%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2008-2020)?

  • Optoelectronics (10.07%)
  • Nanotechnology (8.74%)
  • Polymer (17.48%)

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

His primary areas of study are Optoelectronics, Nanotechnology, Polymer, Photochemistry and Polymer solar cell. His work investigates the relationship between Optoelectronics and topics such as Ambipolar diffusion that intersect with problems in Moiety and Acceptor. His research investigates the connection between Nanotechnology and topics such as Organic electronics that intersect with issues in Chemical physics.

Copolymer is closely connected to Polymer chemistry in his research, which is encompassed under the umbrella topic of Polymer. In Photochemistry, Fred Wudl works on issues like Pyrene, which are connected to Characterization. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Open-circuit voltage, Organic solar cell and Fullerene.

Between 2008 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • The world of smart healable materials (504 citations)
  • High performance weak donor-acceptor polymers in thin film transistors: effect of the acceptor on electronic properties, ambipolar conductivity, mobility, and thermal stability. (293 citations)
  • Strain and Hückel Aromaticity: Driving Forces for a Promising New Generation of Electron Acceptors in Organic Electronics (232 citations)

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

  • Organic chemistry
  • Quantum mechanics
  • Electron

Fred Wudl mainly investigates Nanotechnology, Optoelectronics, Polymer, Organic solar cell and Band gap. His Nanotechnology research integrates issues from Chemical physics, Thermoelectric effect, Organic electronics and Construction engineering. When carried out as part of a general Optoelectronics research project, his work on Solid-state lighting and Polymer solar cell is frequently linked to work in Fabrication, therefore connecting diverse disciplines of study.

In the subject of general Polymer solar cell, his work in Hybrid solar cell is often linked to Electron transport chain, thereby combining diverse domains of study. He is interested in Conjugated system, which is a branch of Polymer. Fred Wudl has researched Organic solar cell in several fields, including Fullerene and Energy conversion efficiency.

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Top Publications

Polymer photovoltaic cells : enhanced efficiencies via a network of internal donor-acceptor heterojunctions

G. Yu;J. Gao;J. C. Hummelen;F. Wudl.
Science (1995)

11261 Citations

Photoinduced electron transfer from a conducting polymer to buckminsterfullerene.

N. S. Sariciftci;L. Smilowitz;A. J. Heeger;F. Wudl.
Science (1992)

5396 Citations

A Thermally Re-mendable Cross-Linked Polymeric Material

Xiangxu Chen;Matheus A. Dam;Kanji Ono;Ajit Mal.
Science (2002)

1979 Citations

Tetrathiafulvalenes, oligoacenenes, and their buckminsterfullerene derivatives: the brick and mortar of organic electronics.

Michael Bendikov;Fred Wudl;Dmitrii F. Perepichka.
Chemical Reviews (2004)

1615 Citations

Preparation and Characterization of Fulleroid and Methanofullerene Derivatives

Jan C. Hummelen;Brian W. Knight;F. LePeq;Fred Wudl.
Journal of Organic Chemistry (1995)

1522 Citations

Organic molecular soft ferromagnetism in a fullerene c60.

Pierre-Marc Allemand;Kishan C. Khemani;Andrew Koch;Fred Wudl.
Science (1991)

1391 Citations

Semiconducting polymer‐buckminsterfullerene heterojunctions: Diodes, photodiodes, and photovoltaic cells

N. S. Sariciftci;David Braun;C. Zhang;V. I. Srdanov.
Applied Physics Letters (1993)

1366 Citations

Optical properties of conducting polymers

A. O. Patil;A. J. Heeger;Fred Wudl.
Chemical Reviews (1988)

1210 Citations

Inhibition of the HIV-1 protease by fullerene derivatives: model building studies and experimental verification

Simon H. Friedman;Dianne L. DeCamp;Rint P. Sijbesma;Gordana Srdanov.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (1993)

1162 Citations

Highly sensitive biological and chemical sensors based on reversible fluorescence quenching in a conjugated polymer

Liaohai Chen;Duncan W. McBranch;Hsing Lin Wang;Roger Helgeson.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (1999)

1064 Citations

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