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2022

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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
Materials Science D-index 156 Citations 113,152 1,435 World Ranking 44 National Ranking 1
Physics D-index 161 Citations 111,019 1,501 World Ranking 147 National Ranking 1
Best Scientists D-index 173 Citations 133,785 2,921 World Ranking 545 National Ranking 8

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Awards & Achievements

2022 - Research.com Best Scientist Award

2022 - Research.com Materials Science in Japan Leader Award

2022 - Research.com Physics in Japan Leader Award

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Electron
  • Condensed matter physics

Kenji Watanabe spends much of his time researching Condensed matter physics, Graphene, Bilayer graphene, Heterojunction and Optoelectronics. His work deals with themes such as van der Waals force, Electron and Magnetic field, which intersect with Condensed matter physics. While the research belongs to areas of Graphene, he spends his time largely on the problem of Boron nitride, intersecting his research to questions surrounding Raman spectroscopy.

His Bilayer graphene study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Phase transition, Magic angle, Bilayer, Electronic structure and Band gap. His study looks at the relationship between Heterojunction and fields such as Exciton, as well as how they intersect with chemical problems. His Optoelectronics study deals with Monolayer intersecting with Topological insulator.

His most cited work include:

  • Boron nitride substrates for high-quality graphene electronics (4380 citations)
  • Unconventional superconductivity in magic-angle graphene superlattices (2425 citations)
  • Direct-bandgap properties and evidence for ultraviolet lasing of hexagonal boron nitride single crystal. (1826 citations)

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

His main research concerns Condensed matter physics, Graphene, Optoelectronics, Heterojunction and Bilayer graphene. His studies deal with areas such as Electron, Quantum Hall effect and Magnetic field as well as Condensed matter physics. His study focuses on the intersection of Graphene and fields such as Superlattice with connections in the field of Moiré pattern.

The various areas that he examines in his Optoelectronics study include Field-effect transistor, Transistor, Hexagonal boron nitride and Fabrication. His research combines van der Waals force and Heterojunction. The study incorporates disciplines such as Magic angle, Bilayer and Quantum tunnelling in addition to Bilayer graphene.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Condensed matter physics (52.20%)
  • Graphene (38.71%)
  • Optoelectronics (25.51%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2019-2021)?

  • Condensed matter physics (52.20%)
  • Graphene (38.71%)
  • Optoelectronics (25.51%)

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

His primary areas of study are Condensed matter physics, Graphene, Optoelectronics, Bilayer graphene and Heterojunction. Kenji Watanabe interconnects Electron and Magnetic field in the investigation of issues within Condensed matter physics. His Graphene research incorporates elements of Quantum dot, Quantum Hall effect and Landau quantization.

His Optoelectronics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Field-effect transistor, Transistor and Fabrication. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Magic angle, Bilayer, Quantum tunnelling and Electronic band structure. Many of his studies on Heterojunction involve topics that are commonly interrelated, such as van der Waals force.

Between 2019 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Intrinsic quantized anomalous Hall effect in a moiré heterostructure (297 citations)
  • Tunable correlated Chern insulator and ferromagnetism in a moiré superlattice (160 citations)
  • Correlated states in twisted double bilayer graphene (150 citations)

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Best Publications

Boron nitride substrates for high-quality graphene electronics

C. R. Dean;A. F. Young;I. Meric;C. Lee.
Nature Nanotechnology (2010)

5501 Citations

Direct-bandgap properties and evidence for ultraviolet lasing of hexagonal boron nitride single crystal.

Kenji Watanabe;Takashi Taniguchi;Hisao Kanda.
Nature Materials (2004)

2272 Citations

Unconventional superconductivity in magic-angle graphene superlattices

Yuan Cao;Valla Fatemi;Shiang Fang;Kenji Watanabe.
Nature (2018)

1972 Citations

One-dimensional electrical contact to a two-dimensional material.

L. Wang;I. Meric;P. Y. Huang;Q. Gao.
Science (2013)

1805 Citations

Micrometer-Scale Ballistic Transport in Encapsulated Graphene at Room Temperature

Alexander S. Mayorov;Roman V. Gorbachev;Sergey V. Morozov;Liam Britnell.
Nano Letters (2011)

1559 Citations

Correlated insulator behaviour at half-filling in magic-angle graphene superlattices

Yuan Cao;Valla Fatemi;Ahmet Demir;Shiang Fang.
Nature (2018)

1309 Citations

Electrically tunable excitonic light-emitting diodes based on monolayer WSe2 p-n junctions.

Jason S. Ross;Philip Klement;Aaron M. Jones;Nirmal J. Ghimire.
Nature Nanotechnology (2014)

1198 Citations

Scanning tunnelling microscopy and spectroscopy of ultra-flat graphene on hexagonal boron nitride

Jiamin Xue;Javier Sanchez-Yamagishi;Daniel S. Bulmash;Philippe Jacquod.
Nature Materials (2011)

1175 Citations

Massive Dirac Fermions and Hofstadter Butterfly in a van der Waals Heterostructure

B. Hunt;J. D. Sanchez-Yamagishi;A. F. Young;M. Yankowitz.
Science (2013)

1160 Citations

Hofstadter’s butterfly and the fractal quantum Hall effect in moiré superlattices

C. R. Dean;L. Wang;P. Maher;C. Forsythe.
Nature (2013)

1151 Citations

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