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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science H-index 150 Citations 100,038 855 World Ranking 52 National Ranking 29
Chemistry H-index 154 Citations 105,091 946 World Ranking 29 National Ranking 23

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2021 - Centenary Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry (UK)

2020 - Materials Theory Award, Materials Research Society “for seminal theoretical contributions to the design and understanding of novel molecules and materials in thefields of organic electronics and photonics

2014 - Member of the European Academy of Sciences

2013 - David Adler Lectureship Award in the Field of Materials Physics

2013 - David Adler Lectureship Award in the Field of Materials Physics, American Physical Society

2009 - Fellow of the American Chemical Society

2008 - Fellow of the Materials Research Society

2004 - OSA Fellows For contributions to the quantum-chemical description of nonlinear optical properties of molecules and molecular systems.

1998 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

1993 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation For theoretical studies of electronic structure of conjugated polymers, their conductivity when doped and their nonlinear optical polarizabilities


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Organic chemistry
  • Electron

Jean-Luc Brédas mainly investigates Polymer, Chemical physics, Electronic structure, Conjugated system and Molecule. His research in Polymer intersects with topics in Thin film, Nanotechnology, Polymer chemistry, Photochemistry and Transistor. His studies examine the connections between Photochemistry and genetics, as well as such issues in Acceptor, with regards to Organic solar cell.

Jean-Luc Brédas has included themes like Pentacene, Organic semiconductor, Semiconductor, Charge and Computational chemistry in his Chemical physics study. His Conjugated system research incorporates themes from Quantum chemical, Luminescence, Characterization, Exciton and Molecular physics. His Molecule research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Crystallography, Thiophene, Work function, Stereochemistry and Density functional theory.

His most cited work include:

  • Electroluminescence in conjugated polymers (4801 citations)
  • Charge transport in organic semiconductors. (2905 citations)
  • Charge-Transfer and Energy-Transfer Processes in π-Conjugated Oligomers and Polymers: A Molecular Picture (1936 citations)

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

Jean-Luc Brédas spends much of his time researching Chemical physics, Polymer, Electronic structure, Molecule and Conjugated system. The various areas that Jean-Luc Brédas examines in his Chemical physics study include Organic semiconductor, Intermolecular force, Charge and Computational chemistry, Density functional theory. His study looks at the intersection of Computational chemistry and topics like Molecular physics with Excited state.

Jean-Luc Brédas has researched Polymer in several fields, including Photochemistry, Chemical engineering, Nanotechnology and Polymer chemistry. Jean-Luc Brédas works mostly in the field of Electronic structure, limiting it down to topics relating to Valence and, in certain cases, Hamiltonian, as a part of the same area of interest. His research investigates the connection between Molecule and topics such as Crystallography that intersect with issues in Stereochemistry.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Chemical physics (27.05%)
  • Polymer (22.62%)
  • Electronic structure (22.38%)

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

  • Chemical physics (27.05%)
  • Density functional theory (17.39%)
  • Organic solar cell (9.66%)

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

His primary scientific interests are in Chemical physics, Density functional theory, Organic solar cell, Polymer and Nanotechnology. His study in Chemical physics is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Acceptor, Charge, Perovskite, Electronic structure and Electron. Jean-Luc Brédas interconnects Electron mobility, Photochemistry and Molecule in the investigation of issues within Density functional theory.

Jean-Luc Brédas focuses mostly in the field of Molecule, narrowing it down to matters related to Crystallography and, in some cases, Covalent bond. The Polymer study which covers Chemical engineering that intersects with Polymer solar cell. Jean-Luc Brédas works mostly in the field of Nanotechnology, limiting it down to topics relating to Organic semiconductor and, in certain cases, Semiconductor.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Design rules for minimizing voltage losses in high-efficiency organic solar cells. (257 citations)
  • Quantitative relations between interaction parameter, miscibility and function in organic solar cells (233 citations)
  • Quantitative relations between interaction parameter, miscibility and function in organic solar cells (233 citations)

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

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Organic chemistry
  • Electron

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Chemical physics, Nanotechnology, Organic solar cell, Acceptor and Density functional theory. His Chemical physics research includes themes of Charge carrier, Charge, Perovskite and Polaron, Electron. His studies deal with areas such as Photovoltaics, Electronic properties, Organic electronics and Organic semiconductor as well as Nanotechnology.

His Organic solar cell research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Fullerene, Delocalized electron, Exciton and Atomic physics. His Density functional theory research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Electronic structure, Thermal expansion, Coupling, Vacancy defect and Molecular orbital. His work on Conjugated system as part of general Polymer study is frequently connected to Electron transport chain, therefore bridging the gap between diverse disciplines of science and establishing a new relationship between them.

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Top Publications

Electroluminescence in conjugated polymers

R. H. Friend;R. W. Gymer;A. B. Holmes;J. H. Burroughes.
Nature (1999)

7322 Citations

Charge transport in organic semiconductors.

Veaceslav Coropceanu;Jérôme Cornil;Demetrio A da Silva Filho;Yoann Olivier.
Chemical Reviews (2007)

3820 Citations

Charge-Transfer and Energy-Transfer Processes in π-Conjugated Oligomers and Polymers: A Molecular Picture

Jean-Luc Brédas;David Beljonne;Veaceslav Coropceanu;Jérôme Cornil.
Chemical Reviews (2004)

2593 Citations

Design of Organic Molecules with Large Two-Photon Absorption Cross Sections

Marius Albota;David Beljonne;Jean-Luc Bredas;Jeffrey E. Ehrlich.
Science (1998)

2463 Citations

Polarons, bipolarons, and solitons in conducting polymers

Jean Luc Bredas;G. Bryan Street.
Accounts of Chemical Research (1985)

1986 Citations

A Universal Method to Produce Low―Work Function Electrodes for Organic Electronics

Yinhua Zhou;Canek Fuentes-Hernandez;Jaewon Shim;Jens Meyer.
Science (2012)

1659 Citations

Introduction to Organic Thin Film Transistors and Design of n-Channel Organic Semiconductors

Christopher R. Newman;C. Daniel Frisbie;Demetrio A. da Silva Filho;§ Jean-Luc Brédas.
Chemistry of Materials (2004)

1478 Citations

Molecular Understanding of Organic Solar Cells: The Challenges

Jean-Luc Brédas;Joseph E. Norton;Jérôme Cornil;Veaceslav Coropceanu.
Accounts of Chemical Research (2009)

1403 Citations

Chain-length dependence of electronic and electrochemical properties of conjugated systems: polyacetylene, polyphenylene, polythiophene, and polypyrrole

Jean-Luc Bredas;R. Silbey;D. S. Boudreaux;R. R. Chance.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (1983)

1323 Citations

Organic semiconductors: A theoretical characterization of the basic parameters governing charge transport

J. L. Brédas;J. P. Calbert;D. A. da Silva Filho;J. Cornil.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2002)

1274 Citations

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