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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science H-index 108 Citations 44,441 401 World Ranking 295 National Ranking 132

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2014 - Fellow, National Academy of Inventors

2013 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

2007 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For contributions to the fabrication and exploitation of nanostructures for electronic, optical, mechanical, and biological applications.

2004 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation For his significant advances in experimental studies of the physical properties and utilization of nanoscale materials and structures

2002 - Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE)


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Optics
  • DNA

His scientific interests lie mostly in Nanotechnology, Optoelectronics, Silicon, Resonator and Analytical chemistry. He is interested in Microfluidics, which is a branch of Nanotechnology. The concepts of his Optoelectronics study are interwoven with issues in Electron-beam lithography and Polymer.

His Silicon research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Molecular physics, Substrate and Photolithography. His Resonator study incorporates themes from Quality, Nanomechanics, Layer and Graphene. His research investigates the connection between Analytical chemistry and topics such as Cantilever that intersect with issues in Biosensor and Polycrystalline silicon.

His most cited work include:

  • Electromechanical Resonators from Graphene Sheets (2290 citations)
  • Impermeable atomic membranes from graphene sheets. (1916 citations)
  • Zero-Mode Waveguides for Single-Molecule Analysis at High Concentrations (1321 citations)

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

Harold G. Craighead mainly focuses on Nanotechnology, Optoelectronics, Optics, Resonator and Silicon. His studies deal with areas such as Molecule and Polymer as well as Nanotechnology. His research in Molecule intersects with topics in Chemical physics, Fluorescence and DNA.

Harold G. Craighead has researched Optoelectronics in several fields, including Etching, Ion beam and Analytical chemistry. His Optics research includes elements of Thin film and Electron-beam lithography. His study in the field of Q factor is also linked to topics like Nanoelectromechanical systems.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Nanotechnology (29.51%)
  • Optoelectronics (28.26%)
  • Optics (18.52%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2009-2020)?

  • Nanotechnology (29.51%)
  • Optoelectronics (28.26%)
  • Resonator (12.72%)

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

His primary areas of study are Nanotechnology, Optoelectronics, Resonator, Graphene and Membrane. His Molecule research extends to Nanotechnology, which is thematically connected. The various areas that Harold G. Craighead examines in his Optoelectronics study include Layer, Substrate, Radio frequency and Absorption.

Harold G. Craighead studied Layer and Silicon that intersect with Analytical chemistry. His research in the fields of Q factor overlaps with other disciplines such as Nanoelectromechanical systems. Harold G. Craighead combines subjects such as Field-effect transistor, Monolayer, Biosensor, Optomechanics and Transfer printing with his study of Graphene.

Between 2009 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • Large-Scale Arrays of Single-Layer Graphene Resonators (321 citations)
  • High, size-dependent quality factor in an array of graphene mechanical resonators. (172 citations)
  • DNA manipulation, sorting, and mapping in nanofluidic systems (143 citations)

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

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Optics
  • DNA

His primary areas of investigation include Nanotechnology, Graphene, Optoelectronics, Resonator and Microfluidics. Harold G. Craighead has included themes like Parylene, Fluidics and Microscopy in his Nanotechnology study. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Biomolecule, Monolayer, Biosensor, Molecule and Bandwidth.

His Optoelectronics research incorporates elements of Layer, Membrane and Communication channel. His Resonator research also works with subjects such as

  • Clamping that intertwine with fields like Exponential function, Square, Condensed matter physics and Harmonics,
  • Nanomechanics that intertwine with fields like Analytical chemistry. His work carried out in the field of Microfluidics brings together such families of science as Coating, DNA and Fluorescence microscope.

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Top Publications

Electromechanical Resonators from Graphene Sheets

J. Scott Bunch;Arend M. van der Zande;Scott S. Verbridge;Ian W. Frank.
Science (2007)

2977 Citations

Impermeable atomic membranes from graphene sheets.

J. Scott Bunch;Scott S. Verbridge;Jonathan S. Alden;Arend M. van der Zande.
Nano Letters (2008)

2613 Citations

Zero-Mode Waveguides for Single-Molecule Analysis at High Concentrations

M. J. Levene;J. Korlach;S. W. Turner;M. Foquet.
Science (2003)

1985 Citations

Separation of long DNA molecules in a microfabricated entropic trap array.

J. Han;Harold G. Craighead.
Science (2000)

1185 Citations

Polymeric Nanowire Chemical Sensor

Haiqing Liu;Jun Kameoka;David A. Czaplewski;Harold G. Craighead.
Nano Letters (2004)

899 Citations

Future lab-on-a-chip technologies for interrogating individual molecules

Harold G. Craighead.
Nature (2006)

838 Citations

Micro- and nanomechanical sensors for environmental, chemical, and biological detection

Philip S. Waggoner;Harold G. Craighead.
Lab on a Chip (2007)

827 Citations

Brain responses to micro-machined silicon devices.

D. H. Szarowski;M. D. Andersen;S. Retterer;A. J. Spence.
Brain Research (2003)

818 Citations

Cerebral Astrocyte Response to Micromachined Silicon Implants

J. N. Turner;J. N. Turner;J. N. Turner;W. Shain;W. Shain;D. H. Szarowski;M. Andersen;M. Andersen.
Experimental Neurology (1999)

763 Citations

Attogram detection using nanoelectromechanical oscillators

B. Ilic;Harold G. Craighead;S. Krylov;W. Senaratne.
Journal of Applied Physics (2004)

760 Citations

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