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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
Materials Science D-index 126 Citations 73,996 691 World Ranking 145 National Ranking 70
Physics D-index 122 Citations 69,344 543 World Ranking 481 National Ranking 268

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2019 - SPIE Fellow

2016 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation For pioneering contributions to plasmonics and nanophotonics

2016 - David Adler Lectureship Award in the Field of Materials Physics

2016 - David Adler Lectureship Award in the Field of Materials Physics, American Physical Society

2015 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For contributions to plasmonics.

2011 - Fellow of the Materials Research Society

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Optics
  • Electron

His scientific interests lie mostly in Optoelectronics, Optics, Plasmon, Silicon and Surface plasmon. The Optoelectronics study combines topics in areas such as Photovoltaic system and Nanotechnology. His Optics study frequently intersects with other fields, such as Thin film.

His Plasmon research includes themes of Polariton, Surface plasmon resonance and Nanophotonics. His study in Silicon is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Luminescence, Nanocrystal, Photoluminescence and Nanowire. His work deals with themes such as Dispersion relation, Wavelength, Phonon and Photon, which intersect with Surface plasmon.

His most cited work include:

  • Plasmonics for improved photovoltaic devices (6386 citations)
  • Local detection of electromagnetic energy transport below the diffraction limit in metal nanoparticle plasmon waveguides. (1914 citations)
  • Plasmonics: Localization and guiding of electromagnetic energy in metal/dielectric structures (1485 citations)

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

Harry A. Atwater focuses on Optoelectronics, Optics, Plasmon, Silicon and Nanotechnology. His Optoelectronics study incorporates themes from Photovoltaics and Photovoltaic system. His Optics research incorporates themes from Plasmonic solar cell and Dielectric.

His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Surface plasmon resonance and Nanophotonics. He interconnects Chemical vapor deposition, Thin film, Nanocrystal, Analytical chemistry and Substrate in the investigation of issues within Silicon. His Nanocrystal study frequently draws connections between adjacent fields such as Photoluminescence.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Optoelectronics (50.18%)
  • Optics (20.66%)
  • Plasmon (16.46%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2018-2021)?

  • Optoelectronics (50.18%)
  • Racism (5.64%)
  • Commit (5.19%)

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

Harry A. Atwater mainly focuses on Optoelectronics, Racism, Commit, Viewpoints and Public relations. His Optoelectronics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Photovoltaics and Photovoltaic system. A majority of his Commit research is a blend of other scientific areas, such as Solidarity, Diversity, Workforce, Inclusion and Publishing.

His Heterojunction research incorporates elements of Doping and Photoluminescence. His studies in Nanophotonics integrate themes in fields like Polarization, Wavefront and Beam steering.

Between 2018 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Terawatt-scale photovoltaics: Transform global energy (97 citations)
  • Phase Modulation with Electrically Tunable Vanadium Dioxide Phase-Change Metasurfaces (58 citations)
  • Probing the Band Structure of Topological Silicon Photonic Lattices in the Visible Spectrum. (51 citations)

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

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Optics
  • Electron

Optoelectronics, Plasmon, Solar cell, Photovoltaics and Nanophotonics are his primary areas of study. His studies deal with areas such as Polarization and Beam steering as well as Optoelectronics. The Plasmon study combines topics in areas such as Scattering, Coherence, Color filter array, Filter and Laser.

His Solar cell research integrates issues from Radiation hardening, Radiation, Band gap and Common emitter. To a larger extent, he studies Photovoltaic system with the aim of understanding Photovoltaics. Nanophotonics is a subfield of Optics that Harry A. Atwater studies.

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Best Publications

Plasmonics for improved photovoltaic devices

Harry A. Atwater;Albert Polman.
Nature Materials (2010)

7565 Citations

Local detection of electromagnetic energy transport below the diffraction limit in metal nanoparticle plasmon waveguides.

Stefan A. Maier;Pieter G. Kik;Harry A. Atwater;Sheffer Meltzer.
Nature Materials (2003)

2645 Citations

Plasmonics: Localization and guiding of electromagnetic energy in metal/dielectric structures

Stefan A. Maier;Harry A. Atwater.
Journal of Applied Physics (2005)

2131 Citations

Plasmonics—A Route to Nanoscale Optical Devices

Stefan A. Maier;Mark L. Brongersma;Pieter G. Kik;Sheffer Meltzer.
Advanced Materials (2001)

2070 Citations

Low-Loss Plasmonic Metamaterials

Alexandra Boltasseva;Harry A. Atwater.
Science (2011)

1508 Citations

Enhanced absorption and carrier collection in Si wire arrays for photovoltaic applications

Michael D. Kelzenberg;Shannon W. Boettcher;Jan A. Petykiewicz;Daniel B. Turner-Evans.
Nature Materials (2010)

1501 Citations

Broadband polarization-independent resonant light absorption using ultrathin plasmonic super absorbers

Koray Aydin;Vivian E. Ferry;Ryan M. Briggs;Harry A. Atwater.
Nature Communications (2011)

1408 Citations

Comparison of the device physics principles of planar and radial p-n junction nanorod solar cells

Brendan M. Kayes;Harry A. Atwater;Nathan S. Lewis.
Journal of Applied Physics (2005)

1320 Citations

Plasmon slot waveguides: Towards chip-scale propagation with subwavelength-scale localization

J. A. Dionne;L. A. Sweatlock;H. A. Atwater;A. Polman.
Physical Review B (2006)

1219 Citations

The promise of plasmonics.

Harry A. Atwater.
Scientific American (2007)

1212 Citations

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