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John D. Joannopoulos

John D. Joannopoulos

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D-Index & Metrics

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
Materials Science D-index 116 Citations 55,308 491 World Ranking 210 National Ranking 95
Physics D-index 156 Citations 131,271 672 World Ranking 168 National Ranking 96
Best Scientists D-index 160 Citations 135,578 908 World Ranking 828 National Ranking 533

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2022 - Research.com Best Scientist Award

2015 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2009 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

2002 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

1997 - David Adler Lectureship Award in the Field of Materials Physics

1983 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation For outstanding contributions to research and to developing young theorists in condensed matter physics

1981 - Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

1976 - Fellow of Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Optics
  • Electron

John D. Joannopoulos mostly deals with Photonic crystal, Optics, Optoelectronics, Dielectric and Photonics. His Photonic crystal research integrates issues from Electromagnetic radiation, Wavelength and Condensed matter physics, Band gap. His study in Transmission extends to Optics with its themes.

In his study, Helical resonator, Dielectric resonator antenna, Energy, Resonator and Electronic engineering is inextricably linked to Coupling, which falls within the broad field of Optoelectronics. His Dielectric research includes themes of Coaxial, Microwave and Single-mode optical fiber. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Dielectric structure and Topology.

His most cited work include:

  • Iterative minimization techniques for ab initio total-energy calculations: molecular dynamics and conjugate gradients (6523 citations)
  • Photonic Crystals: Molding the Flow of Light (5847 citations)
  • Wireless Power Transfer via Strongly Coupled Magnetic Resonances (4011 citations)

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

His primary areas of investigation include Optics, Optoelectronics, Photonic crystal, Condensed matter physics and Photonics. His research on Optics frequently connects to adjacent areas such as Dielectric. His study in Wavelength, Thermophotovoltaic, Semiconductor, Resonator and Common emitter falls within the category of Optoelectronics.

His Photonic crystal research incorporates themes from Band gap and Photon. His research on Condensed matter physics frequently links to adjacent areas such as Amorphous solid. His study looks at the relationship between Electrical engineering and topics such as Power, which overlap with Wireless.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Optics (35.35%)
  • Optoelectronics (33.17%)
  • Photonic crystal (32.57%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2014-2021)?

  • Optoelectronics (33.17%)
  • Photonic crystal (32.57%)
  • Optics (35.35%)

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

John D. Joannopoulos focuses on Optoelectronics, Photonic crystal, Optics, Plasmon and Photonics. The Optoelectronics study combines topics in areas such as Photovoltaic system and Near and far field. Photonic crystal is a subfield of Quantum mechanics that he investigates.

His works in Radiation, Wavelength, Fano resonance, Absorption and Infrared are all subjects of inquiry into Optics. His studies in Plasmon integrate themes in fields like Spontaneous emission, Scattering, Photon, Polariton and Graphene. John D. Joannopoulos studied Spontaneous emission and Electron that intersect with Laser and Computational physics.

Between 2014 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Bound states in the continuum (670 citations)
  • Experimental observation of Weyl points (578 citations)
  • Efficient plasmonic emission by the quantum Čerenkov effect from hot carriers in graphene (564 citations)

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

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Optics
  • Electron

His primary scientific interests are in Optics, Optoelectronics, Photonic crystal, Photonics and Plasmon. Many of his studies on Optics apply to Dipole as well. His Optoelectronics study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Photovoltaic system, Radiation and Thermal.

The subject of his Photonic crystal research is within the realm of Quantum mechanics. In his work, Refractive index, Transformation optics, Cloak, Surface wave and Superluminal motion is strongly intertwined with Phase velocity, which is a subfield of Photonics. His work deals with themes such as Spectroscopy, Semiconductor, Common emitter, Photon and Graphene, which intersect with Plasmon.

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Best Publications

Photonic Crystals: Molding the Flow of Light

John D. Joannopoulos;Steven G. Johnson;Joshua N. Winn;Robert D. Meade.
(1995)

13060 Citations

Iterative minimization techniques for ab initio total-energy calculations: molecular dynamics and conjugate gradients

M. C. Payne;M. P. Teter;D. C. Allan;T. A. Arias.
Reviews of Modern Physics (1992)

9924 Citations

Wireless Power Transfer via Strongly Coupled Magnetic Resonances

André Kurs;Aristeidis Karalis;Robert Moffatt;J. D. Joannopoulos.
Science (2007)

5704 Citations

Block-iterative frequency-domain methods for Maxwell's equations in a planewave basis

Steven G. Johnson;J. D. Joannopoulos.
Optics Express (2001)

3710 Citations

Photonic crystals: putting a new twist on light

J. D. Joannopoulos;Pierre R. Villeneuve;Shanhui Fan.
Nature (1997)

3585 Citations

Meep: A flexible free-software package for electromagnetic simulations by the FDTD method

Ardavan F. Oskooi;David Roundy;Mihai Ibanescu;Peter Bermel.
Computer Physics Communications (2010)

2342 Citations

High Transmission through Sharp Bends in Photonic Crystal Waveguides.

Attila Mekis;J. C. Chen;I. Kurland;Shanhui Fan.
Physical Review Letters (1996)

2284 Citations

Efficient wireless non-radiative mid-range energy transfer

Aristeidis Karalis;J.D. Joannopoulos;Marin Soljačić.
Annals of Physics (2008)

2101 Citations

A Dielectric Omnidirectional Reflector

Yoel Fink;Joshua N. Winn;Shanhui Fan;Chiping Chen.
Science (1998)

1669 Citations

Observation of unidirectional backscattering-immune topological electromagnetic states

Zheng Wang;Yidong Chong;Yidong Chong;John D. Joannopoulos;Marin Soljacic.
Nature (2009)

1595 Citations

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