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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 45 Citations 7,202 317 World Ranking 6920 National Ranking 1860

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2009 - SPIE Fellow

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Semiconductor
  • Optics
  • Electrical engineering

His primary areas of study are Optoelectronics, Wide-bandgap semiconductor, Light-emitting diode, Metalorganic vapour phase epitaxy and Photoluminescence. His studies deal with areas such as Layer and Optics as well as Optoelectronics. His research in Wide-bandgap semiconductor intersects with topics in Etching and Epitaxy.

His Light-emitting diode study incorporates themes from Wavelength, Substrate and Blue light. As a part of the same scientific family, Ian T. Ferguson mostly works in the field of Metalorganic vapour phase epitaxy, focusing on Chemical vapor deposition and, on occasion, Thin film, Convection, Silicon and Solar energy. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including X-ray crystallography, Photovoltaic system and Quantum efficiency.

His most cited work include:

  • Design and characterization of GaN∕InGaN solar cells (495 citations)
  • Effects of Blue Light on the Circadian System and Eye Physiology (188 citations)
  • Very high efficiency solar cell modules (174 citations)

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

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Optoelectronics, Metalorganic vapour phase epitaxy, Chemical vapor deposition, Analytical chemistry and Photoluminescence. His Optoelectronics study also includes fields such as

  • Thin film which intersects with area such as Substrate,
  • Epitaxy which intersects with area such as Wide-bandgap semiconductor. His Metalorganic vapour phase epitaxy research incorporates elements of Sapphire, Doping, Band gap and Nitride.

His study on Chemical vapor deposition is mostly dedicated to connecting different topics, such as Indium. His Analytical chemistry study combines topics in areas such as Crystallography, Annealing, Ferromagnetism and X-ray crystallography. His work deals with themes such as Quantum well and Quantum dot, which intersect with Photoluminescence.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Optoelectronics (49.90%)
  • Metalorganic vapour phase epitaxy (26.77%)
  • Chemical vapor deposition (22.56%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2016-2021)?

  • Optoelectronics (49.90%)
  • Band gap (9.18%)
  • Thin film (17.78%)

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

Ian T. Ferguson mostly deals with Optoelectronics, Band gap, Thin film, Doping and Chemical vapor deposition. His Optoelectronics research integrates issues from Layer, Passivation and Ionization. Ian T. Ferguson combines subjects such as Substrate, Absorption edge and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy with his study of Thin film.

The various areas that Ian T. Ferguson examines in his Doping study include Seebeck coefficient, Gallium nitride, Semiconductor and Engineering physics. His study in Chemical vapor deposition is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Metalorganic vapour phase epitaxy and Photoluminescence, Analytical chemistry. He focuses mostly in the field of Schottky barrier, narrowing it down to topics relating to Photovoltaic system and, in certain cases, Wide-bandgap semiconductor.

Between 2016 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Metal oxides for thermoelectric power generation and beyond (50 citations)
  • Investigating process-structure relations of ZnO nanofiber via electrospinning method (34 citations)
  • A Quasi-Experimental, Before-After Trial Examining the Impact of an Emergency Department Mechanical Ventilator Protocol on Clinical Outcomes and Lung-Protective Ventilation in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. (27 citations)

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

  • Semiconductor
  • Optics
  • Electrical engineering

Ian T. Ferguson spends much of his time researching Optoelectronics, Engineering physics, Doping, Seebeck coefficient and Band gap. His studies deal with areas such as Layer and Gallium nitride as well as Optoelectronics. His Engineering physics research includes themes of Power factor, Sputtering, Direct and indirect band gaps, Wide-bandgap semiconductor and Nitride.

His Seebeck coefficient research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Thermoelectric materials, Dopant, Transistor, Photovoltaic system and Thermal stability. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Sapphire, Photoluminescence, Analytical chemistry and Refractive index. The Analytical chemistry study combines topics in areas such as Metalorganic vapour phase epitaxy, Chemical vapor deposition, Scanning electron microscope, Dielectric and Quartz.

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Best Publications

Design and characterization of GaN∕InGaN solar cells

Omkar Jani;Ian Ferguson;Christiana Honsberg;Sarah Kurtz.
Applied Physics Letters (2007)

767 Citations

Effects of Blue Light on the Circadian System and Eye Physiology

Gianluca Tosini;Ian Ferguson;Kazuo Tsubota.
Molecular Vision (2016)

326 Citations

Very high efficiency solar cell modules

Allen Barnett;Douglas Kirkpatrick;Christiana Honsberg;Duncan Moore.
Progress in Photovoltaics (2009)

272 Citations

High quality AIN and GaN epilayers grown on (00⋅1) sapphire, (100), and (111) silicon substrates

P. Kung;A. Saxler;X. Zhang;D. Walker.
Applied Physics Letters (1995)

239 Citations

Single-crystal aluminum nitride nanomechanical resonators

A. N. Cleland;M. Pophristic;I. Ferguson.
Applied Physics Letters (2001)

233 Citations

Sustainable Forest Management

Ian S. Ferguson.
(1998)

225 Citations

Spatial characterization of doped SiC wafers by Raman spectroscopy

J. C. Burton;L. Sun;M. Pophristic;S. J. Lukacs.
Journal of Applied Physics (1998)

203 Citations

Decision support system for the sustainable forest management

Vivek K. Varma;Ian Ferguson;Ian Wild.
decision support systems (2000)

202 Citations

First- and second-order Raman scattering from semi-insulating 4H-SiC

J. C. Burton;L. Sun;F. H. Long;Z. C. Feng.
Physical Review B (1999)

185 Citations

Magnetic properties of bulk Zn1-xMnxO and Zn1-xCoxO single crystals

M. H. Kane;K. Shalini;C. J. Summers;R. Varatharajan.
Journal of Applied Physics (2005)

185 Citations

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