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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
Environmental Sciences D-index 60 Citations 11,004 142 World Ranking 1096 National Ranking 528

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Organic chemistry
  • Hydrogen
  • Ion

His primary scientific interests are in Aerosol, Nucleation, Particle, Analytical chemistry and Mineralogy. His study in Aerosol is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Atmosphere and Atmospheric sciences. His work carried out in the field of Nucleation brings together such families of science as Inorganic chemistry, Sulfuric acid, Relative humidity and Cluster.

His Particle research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Ion, Chemical ionization, Ammonium sulfate and Particle size. His Analytical chemistry research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Volume and Instability. His Mineralogy study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Chemical physics and Range.

His most cited work include:

  • Direct observations of atmospheric aerosol nucleation. (609 citations)
  • Direct observations of atmospheric aerosol nucleation. (609 citations)
  • Observations of aminium salts in atmospheric nanoparticles and possible climatic implications (292 citations)

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

James N. Smith focuses on Aerosol, Particle, Nucleation, Analytical chemistry and Environmental chemistry. His Aerosol research includes themes of Condensation, Atmospheric sciences and Particle size. The various areas that James N. Smith examines in his Particle study include Chemical physics, Nanoparticle, Inorganic chemistry and Range.

His Nucleation research includes elements of Atmosphere, Mineralogy, Cloud chamber, Sulfate and Sulfuric acid. His work is dedicated to discovering how Analytical chemistry, Chemical ionization are connected with Mass spectrometry, Chemical composition, Ammonium sulfate and Reagent and other disciplines. The concepts of his Environmental chemistry study are interwoven with issues in Nitrogen, Ozone, Atmospheric chemistry, Particulates and Carbon.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Aerosol (81.90%)
  • Particle (50.43%)
  • Nucleation (43.53%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Aerosol (81.90%)
  • Particle (50.43%)
  • Sulfuric acid (30.60%)

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

James N. Smith mostly deals with Aerosol, Particle, Sulfuric acid, Nucleation and Nanoparticle. James N. Smith combines subjects such as Environmental chemistry, Particle size, Atmospheric sciences and Atmospheric chemistry with his study of Aerosol. His research integrates issues of Inorganic chemistry, Condensation, Chemical ionization and Cluster in his study of Particle.

His research in Sulfuric acid intersects with topics in Dimethylamine, Ammonia, Base and Acid–base reaction. The study incorporates disciplines such as Ion, Cloud chamber, Cloud condensation nuclei and Analytical chemistry in addition to Nucleation. The Cloud condensation nuclei study which covers Chemical physics that intersects with Mineralogy.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • The role of low-volatility organic compounds in initial particle growth in the atmosphere (271 citations)
  • The role of low-volatility organic compounds in initial particle growth in the atmosphere (271 citations)
  • Recent advances in understanding secondary organic aerosol: Implications for global climate forcing (204 citations)

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

  • Organic chemistry
  • Hydrogen
  • Ion

James N. Smith mainly investigates Aerosol, Nucleation, Cloud condensation nuclei, Chemical physics and Atmospheric sciences. His Aerosol study combines topics in areas such as Environmental chemistry, Nitrogen and Atmospheric chemistry. His studies deal with areas such as Ion, Cloud chamber and Ammonia as well as Nucleation.

He works mostly in the field of Ion, limiting it down to topics relating to Sulfuric acid and, in certain cases, Particle. His studies in Chemical physics integrate themes in fields like Atmosphere and Mineralogy. His work in the fields of Atmospheric sciences, such as Troposphere, overlaps with other areas such as Population, Volatility and Greenhouse gas.

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Best Publications

Direct observations of atmospheric aerosol nucleation.

Markku Kulmala;Jenni Kontkanen;Heikki Junninen;Katrianne Lehtipalo.
Science (2013)

706 Citations

The role of low-volatility organic compounds in initial particle growth in the atmosphere

Jasmin Tröstl;Wayne K. Chuang;Hamish Gordon;Martin Heinritzi.
Nature (2016)

382 Citations

Observations of aminium salts in atmospheric nanoparticles and possible climatic implications

James N. Smith;Kelley C. Barsanti;Hans R. Friedli;Mikael Ehn.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2010)

379 Citations

Recent advances in understanding secondary organic aerosol: Implications for global climate forcing

Manish Shrivastava;Christopher D. Cappa;Jiwen Fan;Allen H. Goldstein.
Reviews of Geophysics (2017)

318 Citations

Chemical composition of atmospheric nanoparticles formed from nucleation in Tecamac, Mexico : Evidence for an important role for organic species in nanoparticle growth

Jim N. Smith;M. J. Dunn;T. M. VanReken;T. M. VanReken;K. Iida.
Geophysical Research Letters (2008)

293 Citations

Droplet Evaporation and Discharge Dynamics in Electrospray Ionization

James N. Smith;Richard C. Flagan;J. L. Beauchamp.
Journal of Physical Chemistry A (2002)

267 Citations

Mapping the operation of the DMT continuous flow CCN counter

S. Lance;A. Nenes;J. Medina;J. N. Smith.
Aerosol Science and Technology (2006)

250 Citations

Global atmospheric particle formation from CERN CLOUD measurements

Eimear M. Dunne;Hamish Gordon;Andreas Kürten;João Almeida;João Almeida.
Science (2016)

214 Citations

A criterion for new particle formation in the sulfur-rich Atlanta atmosphere

P. H. McMurry;M. Fink;H. Sakurai;M. R. Stolzenburg.
Journal of Geophysical Research (2005)

206 Citations

Growth rates of freshly nucleated atmospheric particles in Atlanta

Mark R. Stolzenburg;Peter H. McMurry;Hiromu Sakurai;James N. Smith.
Journal of Geophysical Research (2005)

201 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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