D-Index & Metrics Best Publications
Materials Science
UK
2022

D-Index & Metrics

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 117 Citations 58,423 611 World Ranking 208 National Ranking 8
Chemistry D-index 107 Citations 49,585 461 World Ranking 333 National Ranking 14

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2022 - Research.com Materials Science in United Kingdom Leader Award

2020 - Fellow of the Royal Society, United Kingdom

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Polymer
  • Organic chemistry
  • Semiconductor

His primary areas of study are Polymer, Nanotechnology, Optoelectronics, Transistor and Organic solar cell. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Thiophene, Chemical engineering, Polymer chemistry and Field-effect transistor. His Nanotechnology study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Conjugated system, Microstructure, Semiconductor and Chemical physics.

His work in the fields of Optoelectronics, such as Photocurrent, overlaps with other areas such as Current density. Iain McCulloch focuses mostly in the field of Transistor, narrowing it down to topics relating to Electrolyte and, in certain cases, Transconductance. He has researched Organic solar cell in several fields, including Fullerene, Acceptor and Band gap.

His most cited work include:

  • A strong regioregularity effect in self-organizing conjugated polymer films and high-efficiency polythiophene:fullerene solar cells (1999 citations)
  • Liquid-crystalline semiconducting polymers with high charge-carrier mobility. (1657 citations)
  • Materials and applications for large area electronics: solution-based approaches. (1303 citations)

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

Iain McCulloch focuses on Polymer, Optoelectronics, Organic solar cell, Nanotechnology and Chemical engineering. His Polymer study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Thiophene and Polymer chemistry. His work deals with themes such as Field-effect transistor, Transistor and Electroluminescence, which intersect with Optoelectronics.

His Organic solar cell study combines topics in areas such as Acceptor, Fullerene, Photochemistry, Electron acceptor and Band gap. The Acceptor study which covers Chemical physics that intersects with Charge carrier. His study ties his expertise on Photovoltaic system together with the subject of Nanotechnology.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Polymer (63.36%)
  • Optoelectronics (37.18%)
  • Organic solar cell (33.51%)

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

  • Polymer (63.36%)
  • Organic solar cell (33.51%)
  • Optoelectronics (37.18%)

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

His scientific interests lie mostly in Polymer, Organic solar cell, Optoelectronics, Chemical engineering and Conjugated system. The various areas that Iain McCulloch examines in his Polymer study include Chemical physics, Electrochemistry, Nanotechnology and Organic semiconductor. As part of the same scientific family, Iain McCulloch usually focuses on Nanotechnology, concentrating on Semiconductor and intersecting with Electronics and Thin-film transistor.

His research in Organic solar cell intersects with topics in Fullerene, Acceptor, Polymer solar cell and Photochemistry. His Optoelectronics course of study focuses on Transistor and Trap. His research integrates issues of Thiophene and HOMO/LUMO in his study of Conjugated system.

Between 2018 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Critical review of the molecular design progress in non-fullerene electron acceptors towards commercially viable organic solar cells. (353 citations)
  • Critical review of the molecular design progress in non-fullerene electron acceptors towards commercially viable organic solar cells. (353 citations)
  • 17% Efficient Organic Solar Cells Based on Liquid Exfoliated WS2 as a Replacement for PEDOT:PSS (257 citations)

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

  • Organic chemistry
  • Polymer
  • Semiconductor

His main research concerns Organic solar cell, Polymer, Chemical engineering, Acceptor and Organic semiconductor. His Organic solar cell research incorporates elements of Photochemistry, Optoelectronics, Fullerene and Polymer solar cell. Iain McCulloch interconnects Dihedral angle and Transistor in the investigation of issues within Polymer.

The study incorporates disciplines such as Electron transport layer, Ion, Ionic bonding, Side chain and Electrochemistry in addition to Chemical engineering. His studies deal with areas such as Chemical physics, Exciton, Charge carrier and Fill factor as well as Acceptor. His Organic semiconductor research includes elements of Photocatalysis, Heterojunction and Dopant.

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Best Publications

A strong regioregularity effect in self-organizing conjugated polymer films and high-efficiency polythiophene:fullerene solar cells

Youngkyoo Kim;Steffan Cook;Sachetan M. Tuladhar;Stelios A. Choulis.
Nature Materials (2006)

2215 Citations

Liquid-crystalline semiconducting polymers with high charge-carrier mobility.

Iain McCulloch;Martin Heeney;Clare Bailey;Kristijonas Genevicius.
Nature Materials (2006)

2193 Citations

Materials and applications for large area electronics: solution-based approaches.

Ana Claudia Arias;J. Devin MacKenzie;Iain McCulloch;Jonathan Rivnay.
Chemical Reviews (2010)

1623 Citations

Enhanced Mobility of Poly(3-hexylthiophene) Transistors by Spin-Coating from High-Boiling-Point Solvents

Jui Fen Chang;Baoquan Sun;Dag W. Breiby;Martin M. Nielsen.
Chemistry of Materials (2004)

1002 Citations

Non-Fullerene Electron Acceptors for Use in Organic Solar Cells

Christian B. Nielsen;Sarah Holliday;Hung-Yang Chen;Samuel J. Cryer.
Accounts of Chemical Research (2015)

897 Citations

Thieno[3,2-b]thiophene-Diketopyrrolopyrrole-Containing Polymers for High-Performance Organic Field-Effect Transistors and Organic Photovoltaic Devices

Hugo Bronstein;Zhuoying Chen;Raja Shahid Ashraf;Weimin Zhang.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2011)

894 Citations

High-efficiency and air-stable P3HT-based polymer solar cells with a new non-fullerene acceptor

Sarah Holliday;Raja Shahid Ashraf;Andrew Wadsworth;Derya Baran.
Nature Communications (2016)

792 Citations

Charge carrier formation in polythiophene/fullerene blend films studied by transient absorption spectroscopy.

Hideo Ohkita;Steffan Cook;Yeni Astuti;Warren Duffy.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2008)

712 Citations

Recent Advances in the Development of Semiconducting DPP‐Containing Polymers for Transistor Applications

Christian B. Nielsen;Mathieu Turbiez;Iain McCulloch.
Advanced Materials (2013)

681 Citations

Reducing the efficiency–stability–cost gap of organic photovoltaics with highly efficient and stable small molecule acceptor ternary solar cells

Derya Baran;Derya Baran;Derya Baran;Raja Shahid Ashraf;Raja Shahid Ashraf;David A. Hanifi;Maged Abdelsamie.
Nature Materials (2017)

676 Citations

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