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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
Chemistry D-index 122 Citations 52,969 554 World Ranking 153 National Ranking 84

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Awards & Achievements

2008 - Fellow of the Royal Society, United Kingdom

1994 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation For studies advancing both the high pressure limit and the range of techniques applicable to diamond anvil cell investigations

1993 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

1986 - Fellow of American Geophysical Union (AGU)


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Electron
  • Oxygen

Diffraction, Mineralogy, Crystallography, Analytical chemistry and X-ray crystallography are his primary areas of study. His studies deal with areas such as Single crystal, Thermodynamics, Lattice, Condensed matter physics and Synchrotron as well as Diffraction. Ho-kwang Mao combines subjects such as Silicate, Perovskite and Post-perovskite, Mantle with his study of Mineralogy.

His study in Crystallography is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Graphite, Carbon and Molar volume. His Analytical chemistry research incorporates themes from Diamond anvil cell, Phase, Crystal structure and Calibration. His work carried out in the field of Raman spectroscopy brings together such families of science as Chemical physics, Hydrogen, Phase transition, Spectroscopy and Infrared spectroscopy.

His most cited work include:

  • Calibration of the ruby pressure gauge to 800 kbar under quasi‐hydrostatic conditions (2811 citations)
  • Specific volume measurements of Cu, Mo, Pd, and Ag and calibration of the ruby R1 fluorescence pressure gauge from 0.06 to 1 Mbar (1610 citations)
  • Hydrogen clusters in clathrate hydrate. (621 citations)

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

His primary scientific interests are in Condensed matter physics, Diffraction, Crystallography, Analytical chemistry and Phase. His Condensed matter physics research integrates issues from Scattering and Anisotropy. Ho-kwang Mao interconnects Synchrotron and Bulk modulus, Thermodynamics in the investigation of issues within Diffraction.

His research investigates the connection with Analytical chemistry and areas like Mineralogy which intersect with concerns in Mantle. His Phase research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Orthorhombic crystal system and Chemical physics. His Diamond anvil cell research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Diamond and Synchrotron radiation.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Condensed matter physics (27.63%)
  • Diffraction (22.37%)
  • Crystallography (21.72%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Condensed matter physics (27.63%)
  • Phase (18.82%)
  • Chemical physics (7.53%)

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

Ho-kwang Mao mostly deals with Condensed matter physics, Phase, Chemical physics, Superconductivity and Crystallography. His Condensed matter physics study combines topics in areas such as Semiconductor, Electron and Diffraction. His research on Chemical physics also deals with topics like

  • Band gap which intersects with area such as Perovskite and Electronic structure,
  • Raman spectroscopy and Oxygen most often made with reference to Hydrogen.

His Raman spectroscopy study is concerned with Analytical chemistry in general. His work deals with themes such as Ab initio quantum chemistry methods, Polymerization and Molecular orbital, which intersect with Crystallography. His research investigates the connection between Phase transition and topics such as Crystal structure that intersect with problems in Mineralogy.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • FeO2 and FeOOH under deep lower-mantle conditions and Earth's oxygen-hydrogen cycles. (124 citations)
  • Solids, liquids, and gases under high pressure (120 citations)
  • Simultaneous band-gap narrowing and carrier-lifetime prolongation of organic–inorganic trihalide perovskites (114 citations)

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

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Electron
  • Oxygen

Hydrogen, Condensed matter physics, Phase, Raman spectroscopy and Superconductivity are his primary areas of study. Ho-kwang Mao works mostly in the field of Condensed matter physics, limiting it down to topics relating to Metallic hydrogen and, in certain cases, Metallic alloy. His Phase research includes elements of Phase transition, Neutron diffraction, Crystal structure, Mineral and Diffusion.

His research integrates issues of Crystallography, Single crystal, Nitrogen, Hall effect and Synchrotron in his study of Raman spectroscopy. Ho-kwang Mao has included themes like Drop, Diamond anvil cell, Diffraction, Magnetic susceptibility and Molecular physics in his Synchrotron study. The various areas that Ho-kwang Mao examines in his Mineralogy study include Slab, Aluminosilicate and Analytical chemistry.

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Best Publications

Calibration of the ruby pressure gauge to 800 kbar under quasi‐hydrostatic conditions

Ho-kwang Mao;J. Xu;Peter M. Bell.
Journal of Geophysical Research (1986)

3671 Citations

Specific volume measurements of Cu, Mo, Pd, and Ag and calibration of the ruby R1 fluorescence pressure gauge from 0.06 to 1 Mbar

H. K. Mao;P. M. Bell;J. W. Shaner;D. J. Steinberg.
Journal of Applied Physics (1978)

2333 Citations

Hydrogen clusters in clathrate hydrate.

Wendy L. Mao;Ho-kwang Mao;Alexander F. Goncharov;Viktor V. Struzhkin.
Science (2002)

856 Citations

Coesite-bearing eclogite from the Dabie Mountains in central China

Xiaomin Wang;J. G. Liou;H. K. Mao.
Geology (1989)

749 Citations

Origin of morphotropic phase boundaries in ferroelectrics

Muhtar Ahart;Maddury Somayazulu;R. E. Cohen;P. Ganesh.
Nature (2008)

697 Citations

Ultrahigh-pressure transitions in solid hydrogen

Ho-kwang Mao;Russell J. Hemley.
Reviews of Modern Physics (1994)

665 Citations

Pressure-induced amorphization of crystalline silica

R. J. Hemley;A. P. Jephcoat;H. K. Mao;L. C. Ming.
Nature (1988)

652 Citations

Bonding Changes in Compressed Superhard Graphite

Wendy L. Mao;Wendy L. Mao;Ho-kwang Mao;Ho-kwang Mao;Peter J. Eng;Thomas P. Trainor;Thomas P. Trainor.
Science (2003)

575 Citations

Synthesis and characterization of a binary noble metal nitride.

Eugene Gregoryanz;Eugene Gregoryanz;Chrystele Sanloup;M. Somayazulu;James Badro.
Nature Materials (2004)

517 Citations

High-pressure x-ray diffraction of SiO 2 glass

Charles Meade;R. J. Hemley;H. K. Mao.
Physical Review Letters (1992)

514 Citations

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