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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Electronics and Electrical Engineering H-index 40 Citations 9,276 171 World Ranking 1812 National Ranking 38
Materials Science H-index 48 Citations 12,080 188 World Ranking 6191 National Ranking 99

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Electrical engineering
  • Composite material
  • Optics

Herbert Shea focuses on Elastomer, Actuator, Optoelectronics, Dielectric and Composite material. The various areas that Herbert Shea examines in his Elastomer study include Electroactive polymers, Polymer, Polydimethylsiloxane and Miniaturization. His Actuator study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Spacecraft and Capacitive sensing.

His Optoelectronics study combines topics in areas such as Ultrasonic sensor, Electronic engineering and Nanotechnology. His Nanotechnology research incorporates elements of Field-effect transistor and Common emitter. His Optical properties of carbon nanotubes research includes themes of Carbon nanotube field-effect transistor, Orders of magnitude and Electron mobility.

His most cited work include:

  • Single- and multi-wall carbon nanotube field-effect transistors (2348 citations)
  • Soft Robotic Grippers. (317 citations)
  • Flexible and stretchable electrodes for dielectric elastomer actuators (301 citations)

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

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Optoelectronics, Actuator, Elastomer, Microelectromechanical systems and Composite material. His Optoelectronics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Nanotechnology, Atomic clock, Optics, Surface micromachining and Microfabrication. Herbert Shea has included themes like Mechanical engineering, Microfluidics and Voltage in his Actuator study.

As a part of the same scientific family, Herbert Shea mostly works in the field of Elastomer, focusing on Dielectric and, on occasion, Ion implantation. His Microelectromechanical systems research integrates issues from Silicon, Aerospace engineering and Reliability. His research in Soft robotics intersects with topics in Grippers, Bending and Artificial muscle.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Optoelectronics (31.17%)
  • Actuator (25.32%)
  • Elastomer (22.08%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Actuator (25.32%)
  • Soft robotics (9.09%)
  • Optoelectronics (31.17%)

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

Herbert Shea mostly deals with Actuator, Soft robotics, Optoelectronics, Elastomer and Dielectric elastomer actuator. His Actuator research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Microfluidics, Fluidics, Shear force, Dielectric and Haptic technology. The study incorporates disciplines such as Mechanical engineering, Transducer, Wearable computer and Electronics in addition to Soft robotics.

His Optoelectronics study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Shape-memory polymer, Noise-equivalent temperature, Bolometer, Detector and Thin-film transistor. His Elastomer research entails a greater understanding of Composite material. His work is dedicated to discovering how Dielectric elastomer actuator, Nanotechnology are connected with Electroactive polymers and other disciplines.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Soft Robotic Grippers. (317 citations)
  • Soft Biomimetic Fish Robot Made of Dielectric Elastomer Actuators. (67 citations)
  • Stretchable pumps for soft machines (62 citations)

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

  • Electrical engineering
  • Composite material
  • Optics

Herbert Shea spends much of his time researching Soft robotics, Actuator, Robot, Elastomer and Shape-memory polymer. Herbert Shea combines subjects such as Mechanical engineering, Grippers, Smart material, Stretchable electronics and Miniaturization with his study of Soft robotics. His studies in Actuator integrate themes in fields like Microfluidics, Wearable computer and Haptic technology.

His Elastomer study results in a more complete grasp of Composite material. Herbert Shea has researched Shape-memory polymer in several fields, including Synchronizing, Noise-equivalent temperature, Joule heating and Optoelectronics, Resonator. His Optoelectronics study focuses on Orders of magnitude in particular.

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Top Publications

Single- and multi-wall carbon nanotube field-effect transistors

R. Martel;T. Schmidt;H. R. Shea;T. Hertel.
Applied Physics Letters (1998)

3759 Citations

Flexible and stretchable electrodes for dielectric elastomer actuators

Samuel Rosset;Herbert R. Shea.
Applied Physics A (2013)

444 Citations

Carbon nanotubes: nanomechanics, manipulation, and electronic devices

Ph Avouris;T Hertel;R Martel;T Schmidt.
Applied Surface Science (1999)

382 Citations

Versatile Soft Grippers with Intrinsic Electroadhesion Based on Multifunctional Polymer Actuators

Jun Shintake;Samuel Rosset;Bryan Edward Schubert;Dario Floreano.
Advanced Materials (2016)

337 Citations

Rings of single-walled carbon nanotubes

Richard Martel;Herbert R. Shea;Phaedon Avouris.
Nature (1999)

317 Citations

Soft Robotic Grippers.

Jun Shintake;Vito Cacucciolo;Dario Floreano;Herbert Shea.
Advanced Materials (2018)

264 Citations

Metal Ion Implantation for the Fabrication of Stretchable Electrodes on Elastomers

Samuel Rosset;Muhamed Niklaus;Philippe Dubois;Herbert R. Shea.
Advanced Functional Materials (2009)

221 Citations

1100 x 1100 port MEMS-based optical crossconnect with 4-dB maximum loss

J. Kim;C.J. Nuzman;B. Kumar;D.F. Lieuwen.
IEEE Photonics Technology Letters (2003)

221 Citations

Standards for dielectric elastomer transducers

Federico Carpi;Iain Anderson;Siegfried Bauer;Gabriele Frediani.
Smart Materials and Structures (2015)

204 Citations

Ultrafast All-Polymer Electrically Tunable Silicone Lenses

Luc Maffli;Samuel Rosset;Michele Ghilardi;Federico Carpi;Federico Carpi.
Advanced Functional Materials (2015)

196 Citations

Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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