2012 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
2004 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences
2004 - MRS Medal, Materials Research Society For work on adhesion and friction, which has revolutionized the understanding of molecular mechanisms responsible for these technologically vital phenomena.
2003 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation For developing experimental techniques for measuring interparticle forces in liquids that have led to the discovery and elucidation of new types of intermolecular and surface interactions in complex colloidal and biological systems
1982 - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science
1977 - Pawsey Medal, Australian Academy of Science
His primary areas of study are Chemical physics, Surface forces apparatus, Adhesion, Nanotechnology and van der Waals force. The study incorporates disciplines such as Interbilayer forces in membrane fusion, Bilayer, Molecule, Colloid and Hydrophobic effect in addition to Chemical physics. His Surface forces apparatus study incorporates themes from Ion, Ionic strength, Range and Normal force.
His Adhesion research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Chemical engineering, Polymer, Surface force, Adhesive and Capillary action. His van der Waals force research includes themes of Lipid bilayer, DLVO theory, Stereochemistry and Intermolecular force. His research in Intermolecular force intersects with topics in Computational chemistry and Streptavidin.
Jacob N. Israelachvili mainly focuses on Surface forces apparatus, Adhesion, Composite material, Chemical physics and Mica. Jacob N. Israelachvili combines subjects such as Monolayer, Chemical engineering, Shearing and Optics with his study of Surface forces apparatus. The concepts of his Adhesion study are interwoven with issues in Nanotechnology, Biophysics, Hysteresis, Adhesive and Lipid bilayer.
His Chemical physics research incorporates themes from van der Waals force, Molecule, Intermolecular force, Surface force and Hydrophobic effect. Jacob N. Israelachvili interconnects DLVO theory and Classical mechanics in the investigation of issues within van der Waals force. His studies deal with areas such as Mineralogy and Aqueous solution as well as Mica.
Jacob N. Israelachvili focuses on Surface forces apparatus, Adhesion, Nanotechnology, Chemical engineering and Composite material. His Surface forces apparatus study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Biophysics, Hydrophobic effect and Chemical physics. His Chemical physics study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Contact angle, Double layer, Surface force, Ion and van der Waals force.
His studies in Adhesion integrate themes in fields like Membrane, Biochemistry, Lipid bilayer, Adsorption and Adhesive. He has researched Nanotechnology in several fields, including Surface and Intermolecular force. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Organic chemistry, Metal, Aqueous solution and Polymer chemistry.
Jacob N. Israelachvili focuses on Surface forces apparatus, Adhesion, Chemical engineering, Nanotechnology and Adhesive. His Surface forces apparatus research includes elements of Surface roughness, Biophysics and van der Waals force. As part of one scientific family, he deals mainly with the area of van der Waals force, narrowing it down to issues related to the Double layer, and often Chemical physics, Debye length, Inorganic chemistry and Stereochemistry.
His Adhesion study combines topics in areas such as Side chain, Polyelectrolyte, Polymer, Gecko and Metal. The various areas that Jacob N. Israelachvili examines in his Chemical engineering study include Catechol, Organic chemistry, Adsorption, Aqueous solution and Polymer chemistry. His Nanotechnology research incorporates elements of Electrochemistry, Electrical resistivity and conductivity, Density functional theory and Intermolecular force.
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Intermolecular and surface forces
Jacob N. Israelachvili.
Theory of self-assembly of hydrocarbon amphiphiles into micelles and bilayers
Jacob N. Israelachvili;D. John Mitchell;Barry W. Ninham.
Journal of the Chemical Society, Faraday Transactions (1976)
Measurement of forces between two mica surfaces in aqueous electrolyte solutions in the range 0–100 nm
Jacob N. Israelachvili;Gayle E. Adams.
Journal of the Chemical Society, Faraday Transactions (1978)
Evidence for van der Waals adhesion in gecko setae
Kellar Autumn;Metin Sitti;Yiching A. Liang;Anne M. Peattie.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2002)
Nanotribology: friction, wear and lubrication at the atomic scale
Bharat Bhushan;Jacob N. Israelachvili;Uzi Landman.
Physical principles of membrane organization.
J. N. Israelachvili;S. Marčelja;R. G. Horn.
Quarterly Reviews of Biophysics (1980)
Role of hydration and water structure in biological and colloidal interactions.
Jacob Israelachvili;Håkan Wennerström.
The hydrophobic interaction is long range, decaying exponentially with distance
Jacob Israelachvili;Richard Pashley.
Mussel-Inspired Adhesives and Coatings
Bruce P. Lee;P.B. Messersmith;J.N. Israelachvili;J.H. Waite.
Annual Review of Materials Research (2011)
MOLECULAR MONOLAYERS AND FILMS. A PANEL REPORT FOR THE MATERIALS SCIENCES DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
J. D. Swalen;D. L. Allara;D. L. Allara;J. D. Andrade;E. A. Chandross.
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