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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 76 Citations 21,246 238 World Ranking 1256 National Ranking 8
Chemistry D-index 78 Citations 22,270 261 World Ranking 1620 National Ranking 11

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Awards & Achievements

2022 - Research.com Materials Science in Israel Leader Award


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Polymer
  • Astronomy
  • Organic chemistry

Jacob Klein mainly focuses on Composite material, Mica, Polymer, Astrophysics and Polymer chemistry. His Composite material study frequently draws connections to adjacent fields such as Bearing. The concepts of his Mica study are interwoven with issues in Polyelectrolyte, Electrolyte, Adsorption and Aqueous solution.

His Polymer research includes elements of Lubrication theory, Phase, Thermodynamics and Physical chemistry. The Astrophysics study combines topics in areas such as Astronomy and Cosmic microwave background. He interconnects Wetting, Copolymer, Polystyrene, Toluene and Colloid in the investigation of issues within Polymer chemistry.

His most cited work include:

  • Lubrication by charged polymers (592 citations)
  • Fluidity of water confined to subnanometre films (458 citations)
  • Lubrication at physiological pressures by polyzwitterionic brushes (421 citations)

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

His primary areas of investigation include Polymer, Mica, Surface force, Chemical engineering and Composite material. Jacob Klein combines subjects such as Chemical physics, Nanotechnology, Polymer chemistry and Thermodynamics with his study of Polymer. His Mica study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Adsorption, Electrolyte, Pulmonary surfactant, Cyclohexane and Aqueous solution.

His research in Aqueous solution intersects with topics in Ion and Monolayer. His Surface force research focuses on subjects like Lubrication, which are linked to Cartilage and Biophysics. His Composite material research integrates issues from Mineralogy and Bearing.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Polymer (29.68%)
  • Mica (26.03%)
  • Surface force (25.11%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2012-2021)?

  • Lubrication (14.16%)
  • Surface force (25.11%)
  • Chemical engineering (16.67%)

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

Jacob Klein spends much of his time researching Lubrication, Surface force, Chemical engineering, Liposome and Cosmic microwave background. His studies deal with areas such as Bilayer, Composite material, Mica, Surface charge and Aqueous solution as well as Surface force. His work on Coating as part of general Composite material study is frequently linked to Boundary, bridging the gap between disciplines.

His research investigates the connection between Mica and topics such as Shear force that intersect with issues in Alkyl. His Chemical engineering research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Normal force and Organic chemistry, Polymer. His Polymer research incorporates elements of Contact lens, Polymer chemistry and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy.

Between 2012 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • The Simons Observatory : Science goals and forecasts (371 citations)
  • The Simons Observatory: Science goals and forecasts (301 citations)
  • The Atacama Cosmology Telescope: CMB polarization at 200 < ℓ < 9000 (150 citations)

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

  • Polymer
  • Organic chemistry
  • Astronomy

Jacob Klein mainly investigates Lubrication, Cosmic microwave background, Surface force, Astrophysics and Planck. Lubrication is the subject of his research, which falls under Composite material. His Cosmic microwave background study incorporates themes from Astronomy, Telescope and Polarization.

Jacob Klein has included themes like Transient, Electrode and Mica in his Surface force study. In his study, which falls under the umbrella issue of Mica, Shear force, Normal force, Boundary friction and Aqueous solution is strongly linked to Chemical engineering. His work deals with themes such as Polymer chemistry and Polymer, which intersect with Shear force.

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Best Publications

Lubrication by charged polymers

Uri Raviv;Suzanne Giasson;Nir Kampf;Jean-François Gohy.
Nature (2003)

773 Citations

Fluidity of water confined to subnanometre films

Uri Raviv;Pierre Laurat;Jacob Klein.
Nature (2001)

671 Citations

Confinement-induced phase transitions in simple liquids.

Jacob Klein;Eugenia Kumacheva.
Science (1995)

615 Citations

Lubrication at physiological pressures by polyzwitterionic brushes

Meng Chen;Wuge H. Briscoe;Steven P. Armes;Jacob Klein.
Science (2009)

583 Citations

Reduction of frictional forces between solid surfaces bearing polymer brushes

Jacob Klein;Eugenia Kumacheva;Diana Mahalu;Dvora Perahia.
Nature (1994)

578 Citations

Fluidity of Bound Hydration Layers

Uri Raviv;Jacob Klein;Jacob Klein.
Science (2002)

547 Citations

Simple liquids confined to molecularly thin layers. I. Confinement-induced liquid-to-solid phase transitions

Jacob Klein;Eugenia Kumacheva.
Journal of Chemical Physics (1998)

497 Citations

Shear, Friction, and Lubrication Forces Between Polymer-Bearing Surfaces

J Klein.
Annual Review of Materials Science (1996)

423 Citations

Forces between polymer-bearing surfaces undergoing shear

Jacob Klein;Dvora Perahia;Sharon Warburg.
Nature (1991)

394 Citations

The Simons Observatory : Science goals and forecasts

Peter Ade;James Aguirre;Zeeshan Ahmed;Simone Aiola;Simone Aiola.
Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics (2019)

387 Citations

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