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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science H-index 155 Citations 111,765 640 World Ranking 46 National Ranking 26
Chemistry H-index 140 Citations 96,848 559 World Ranking 61 National Ranking 40

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Awards & Achievements

2021 - Oesper Award, University of Cincinnati and American Chemical Society

2020 - Centenary Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry (UK)

2015 - Fellow, National Academy of Inventors

2009 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Organic chemistry
  • Quantum mechanics
  • Catalysis

His main research concerns Nanotechnology, Graphene, Carbon nanotube, Chemical engineering and Graphene nanoribbons. James M. Tour combines subjects such as Optoelectronics and Molecular electronics with his study of Nanotechnology. His work carried out in the field of Graphene brings together such families of science as Inorganic chemistry, Graphite, Oxide and Carbon.

His research integrates issues of Diazonium Compounds, Surface modification and Polymer in his study of Carbon nanotube. His Chemical engineering research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Raman spectroscopy and Liquid crystal. James M. Tour has researched Monolayer in several fields, including Phenylene, Bilayer graphene, Molecule and Nanostructure.

His most cited work include:

  • Improved Synthesis of Graphene Oxide (7052 citations)
  • Longitudinal unzipping of carbon nanotubes to form graphene nanoribbons (2655 citations)
  • Conductance of a Molecular Junction (2627 citations)

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

James M. Tour mainly focuses on Nanotechnology, Graphene, Carbon nanotube, Chemical engineering and Molecule. The study incorporates disciplines such as Optoelectronics, Polymer, Molecular electronics and Electrode in addition to Nanotechnology. His Graphene study deals with Oxide intersecting with Inorganic chemistry.

James M. Tour works on Carbon nanotube which deals in particular with Nanotube. His Chemical engineering research incorporates themes from Catalysis and Raman spectroscopy. His work investigates the relationship between Molecule and topics such as Phenylene that intersect with problems in Polymer chemistry.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Nanotechnology (33.44%)
  • Graphene (26.65%)
  • Carbon nanotube (15.86%)

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

  • Graphene (26.65%)
  • Chemical engineering (14.99%)
  • Nanotechnology (33.44%)

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

His primary areas of investigation include Graphene, Chemical engineering, Nanotechnology, Catalysis and Laser. His Graphene research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Oxide, Polyimide, Optoelectronics, Lasing threshold and Composite material. His Chemical engineering study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Electrochemistry, Anode, Electrode, Carbon and Aqueous solution.

The various areas that he examines in his Anode study include Battery and Lithium. His work in the fields of Nanotechnology, such as Carbon nanotube, Graphene nanoribbons and Nanomaterials, intersects with other areas such as Water splitting. His studies deal with areas such as Electrocatalyst, Oxygen reduction reaction, Inorganic chemistry, Oxygen evolution and Tafel equation as well as Catalysis.

Between 2016 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Single-Atomic Ruthenium Catalytic Sites on Nitrogen-Doped Graphene for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Acidic Medium (213 citations)
  • Laser-Induced Graphene by Multiple Lasing: Toward Electronics on Cloth, Paper, and Food (178 citations)
  • Electrochemical CO2 Reduction with Atomic Iron‐Dispersed on Nitrogen‐Doped Graphene (171 citations)

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

  • Organic chemistry
  • Quantum mechanics
  • Catalysis

Graphene, Nanotechnology, Chemical engineering, Laser and Polyimide are his primary areas of study. James M. Tour has included themes like Oxide, Optoelectronics, Catalysis, Oxygen evolution and Composite material in his Graphene study. His study in Nanotechnology is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Carbon and Electrode.

His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Chemical vapor deposition, Battery, Raman spectroscopy, Anode and Electrochemistry. His research in Laser intersects with topics in Microfluidics and Graphene foam. His Polyimide research incorporates elements of Flexible electronics, Membrane, Polymer and Lasing threshold.

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Top Publications

Improved Synthesis of Graphene Oxide

Daniela C. Marcano;Dmitry V. Kosynkin;Jacob M. Berlin;Alexander Sinitskii.
ACS Nano (2010)

8314 Citations

Conductance of a Molecular Junction

M. A. Reed;C. Zhou;C. J. Muller;T. P. Burgin.
Science (1997)

4430 Citations

Longitudinal unzipping of carbon nanotubes to form graphene nanoribbons

Dmitry V. Kosynkin;Amanda L. Higginbotham;Alexander Sinitskii;Jay R. Lomeda.
Nature (2009)

3542 Citations

Large On-Off Ratios and Negative Differential Resistance in a Molecular Electronic Device.

J. Chen;M. A. Reed;A. M. Rawlett;J. M. Tour.
Science (1999)

3168 Citations

Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes by Electrochemical Reduction of Aryl Diazonium Salts: A Bucky Paper Electrode

Jeffrey L. Bahr;Jiping Yang;Dmitry V. Kosynkin;Michael J. Bronikowski.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2001)

1736 Citations

Molecular electronics. Synthesis and testing of components.

James M. Tour.
Accounts of Chemical Research (2000)

1614 Citations

Electronic structure control of single-walled carbon nanotube functionalization.

Michael S. Strano;Christopher A. Dyke;Monica L. Usrey;Paul W. Barone.
Science (2003)

1561 Citations

Conductance Switching in Single Molecules Through Conformational Changes

Z. J. Donhauser;B. A. Mantooth;K. F. Kelly;L. A. Bumm.
Science (2001)

1530 Citations

Growth of graphene from solid carbon sources

Zhengzong Sun;Zheng Yan;Jun Yao;Elvira Beitler.
Nature (2010)

1301 Citations

Conjugated Macromolecules of Precise Length and Constitution. Organic Synthesis for the Construction of Nanoarchitectures.

James M. Tour.
Chemical Reviews (1996)

1275 Citations

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