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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science H-index 137 Citations 61,881 479 World Ranking 88 National Ranking 4
Chemistry H-index 135 Citations 62,916 457 World Ranking 77 National Ranking 3

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2019 - Member of Academia Europaea

2018 - Hughes Medal, Royal Society of London for his distinguished photochemical studies for the design solar energy devices

2017 - Fellow of the Royal Society, United Kingdom

2012 - Tilden Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry (UK)

1994 - Meldola Medal and Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry (UK)


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Organic chemistry
  • Oxygen
  • Hydrogen

His scientific interests lie mostly in Ultrafast laser spectroscopy, Photochemistry, Nanocrystalline material, Optoelectronics and Nanotechnology. His work deals with themes such as Chemical physics, Fullerene, Analytical chemistry, Polaron and Hematite, which intersect with Ultrafast laser spectroscopy. His studies deal with areas such as Phase and Polymer as well as Fullerene.

Nanocrystalline material is the subject of his research, which falls under Chemical engineering. His studies in Optoelectronics integrate themes in fields like Organic solar cell, Molecular physics and Voltage. In his study, which falls under the umbrella issue of Nanotechnology, Electrocatalyst is strongly linked to Catalysis.

His most cited work include:

  • A strong regioregularity effect in self-organizing conjugated polymer films and high-efficiency polythiophene:fullerene solar cells (1999 citations)
  • Charge Photogeneration in Organic Solar Cells (1520 citations)
  • Artificial photosynthesis for solar water-splitting (1119 citations)

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

James R. Durrant spends much of his time researching Photochemistry, Organic solar cell, Optoelectronics, Chemical engineering and Polymer. The Photochemistry study combines topics in areas such as Photocatalysis, Ultrafast laser spectroscopy, Ruthenium and Nanocrystalline material. His work carried out in the field of Organic solar cell brings together such families of science as Acceptor, Nanotechnology, Polymer solar cell, Fullerene and Exciton.

James R. Durrant has included themes like Open-circuit voltage and Photovoltaic system in his Optoelectronics study. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Annealing and Catalysis, Mesoporous material. His Polymer study combines topics in areas such as Thiophene, Electron mobility, Polymer chemistry and Band gap.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Photochemistry (30.60%)
  • Organic solar cell (31.72%)
  • Optoelectronics (25.93%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2018-2021)?

  • Organic solar cell (31.72%)
  • Chemical engineering (23.03%)
  • Optoelectronics (25.93%)

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

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Organic solar cell, Chemical engineering, Optoelectronics, Chemical physics and Perovskite. His Organic solar cell research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Fullerene, Acceptor, Polymer solar cell and Photochemistry. James R. Durrant has researched Photochemistry in several fields, including Light intensity and Small molecule.

The various areas that James R. Durrant examines in his Chemical engineering study include Photocatalysis, Catalysis, Oxide and Oxygen evolution, Electrochemistry. His Optoelectronics research includes elements of Photovoltaic system and Short circuit. The concepts of his Chemical physics study are interwoven with issues in Ultrafast laser spectroscopy, Exciton and Charge carrier.

Between 2018 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Current understanding and challenges of solar-driven hydrogen generation using polymeric photocatalysts (141 citations)
  • Enhanced photocatalytic hydrogen evolution from organic semiconductor heterojunction nanoparticles. (61 citations)
  • A piperidinium salt stabilizes efficient metal-halide perovskite solar cells. (59 citations)

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

  • Organic chemistry
  • Oxygen
  • Catalysis

Organic solar cell, Photochemistry, Charge carrier, Chemical engineering and Perovskite are his primary areas of study. His study in Organic solar cell is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Fullerene, Acceptor, Small molecule and Polymer solar cell. His Photochemistry research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide, Methanol, Adsorption and Polymer.

James R. Durrant combines subjects such as Chemical physics, Photocurrent, Photoelectrochemical cell and Phonon with his study of Charge carrier. His Chemical engineering research includes elements of Photocatalysis, Catalysis and Metal. James R. Durrant interconnects Photovoltaics, Open-circuit voltage, Active layer and Mesoporous material in the investigation of issues within Perovskite.

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Top Publications

A strong regioregularity effect in self-organizing conjugated polymer films and high-efficiency polythiophene:fullerene solar cells

Youngkyoo Kim;Steffan Cook;Sachetan M. Tuladhar;Stelios A. Choulis.
Nature Materials (2006)

2215 Citations

Charge Photogeneration in Organic Solar Cells

Tracey M. Clarke;James R. Durrant.
Chemical Reviews (2010)

2001 Citations

Artificial photosynthesis for solar water-splitting

Yasuhiro Tachibana;Yasuhiro Tachibana;Yasuhiro Tachibana;Lionel Vayssieres;James R. Durrant.
Nature Photonics (2012)

1366 Citations

Control of Charge Recombination Dynamics in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells by the Use of Conformally Deposited Metal Oxide Blocking Layers

Emilio Palomares;John N. Clifford;Saif A. Haque;Thierry Lutz.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2003)

1209 Citations

Subpicosecond interfacial charge separation in dye-sensitized nanocrystalline titanium dioxide films

Yasuhiro Tachibana;Jacques E. Moser;Michael Grätzel;and David R. Klug.
The Journal of Physical Chemistry (1996)

1012 Citations

Device annealing effect in organic solar cells with blends of regioregular poly(3-hexylthiophene) and soluble fullerene

Youngkyoo Kim;Stelios A. Choulis;Jenny Nelson;Donal D. C. Bradley.
Applied Physics Letters (2005)

943 Citations

Thieno[3,2-b]thiophene-Diketopyrrolopyrrole-Containing Polymers for High-Performance Organic Field-Effect Transistors and Organic Photovoltaic Devices

Hugo Bronstein;Zhuoying Chen;Raja Shahid Ashraf;Weimin Zhang.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2011)

894 Citations

Mechanism of photocatalytic water splitting in TiO2. Reaction of water with photoholes, importance of charge carrier dynamics, and evidence for four-hole chemistry.

Junwang Tang;James R. Durrant;David R. Klug.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2008)

877 Citations

High-efficiency and air-stable P3HT-based polymer solar cells with a new non-fullerene acceptor

Sarah Holliday;Raja Shahid Ashraf;Andrew Wadsworth;Derya Baran.
Nature Communications (2016)

792 Citations

Degradation of organic solar cells due to air exposure

Kenji Kawano;Roberto Pacios;Dmitry Poplavskyy;Jenny Nelson.
Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells (2006)

758 Citations

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