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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Electronics and Electrical Engineering H-index 37 Citations 5,830 158 World Ranking 2131 National Ranking 80
Materials Science H-index 40 Citations 6,869 180 World Ranking 8525 National Ranking 552


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Composite material
  • Polymer
  • Mechanical engineering

His primary areas of study are Actuator, Composite material, Polymer, Electrolyte and Artificial muscle. He interconnects Acoustics, Propulsion, Nanotechnology and Voltage in the investigation of issues within Actuator. In general Composite material, his work in Carbon nanotube, Electroactive polymers and Bending is often linked to Platinum and Electric field linking many areas of study.

Kinji Asaka has researched Carbon nanotube in several fields, including Electrical conductor and Stress. His Polymer research integrates issues from Nanofiber, Chemical engineering, Composite number and Activated carbon. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Analytical chemistry, Counterion, Polymer chemistry and Plating.

His most cited work include:

  • Fully Plastic Actuator through Layer-by-Layer Casting with Ionic-Liquid-Based Bucky Gel (435 citations)
  • A new type of fish-like underwater microrobot (319 citations)
  • Recent advances in ionic polymer–metal composite actuators and their modeling and applications (237 citations)

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

His main research concerns Actuator, Composite material, Polymer, Carbon nanotube and Electrolyte. His study in Actuator is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Robot and Voltage. His Composite material study which covers Ionic bonding that intersects with Nafion.

His Polymer study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Fiber, Electrical conductor and Layer. His Carbon nanotube research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Capacitance and Electrochemistry. His study looks at the relationship between Electrolyte and fields such as Ion, as well as how they intersect with chemical problems.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Actuator (58.98%)
  • Composite material (35.59%)
  • Polymer (23.73%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2016-2021)?

  • Actuator (58.98%)
  • Composite material (35.59%)
  • Polymer (23.73%)

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

Kinji Asaka focuses on Actuator, Composite material, Polymer, Carbon nanotube and Voltage. His Actuator research includes themes of Mechanical engineering, Electrical conductor and Biomedical engineering. His research in the fields of Stress, Bending, Layer and Nanotube overlaps with other disciplines such as Conductivity.

His research integrates issues of Blocking, Fiber, Electrolyte, Ion and Graphene in his study of Polymer. His studies in Carbon nanotube integrate themes in fields like Capacitance, Electrochemistry and Spinning. His Voltage study incorporates themes from Mathematical analysis and Finite element method.

Between 2016 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Position control of twisted and coiled polymer actuator using a controlled fan for cooling (17 citations)
  • Electrical properties and electromechanical modeling of plasticized PVC gel actuators (15 citations)
  • High-performance graphene oxide/vapor-grown carbon fiber composite polymer actuator (15 citations)

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

  • Composite material
  • Polymer
  • Electrical engineering

His scientific interests lie mostly in Actuator, Carbon nanotube, Composite material, Voltage and Chemical engineering. His study in Actuator focuses on Artificial muscle in particular. He combines subjects such as Mechanical strength, Electrical resistivity and conductivity and Spinning with his study of Carbon nanotube.

His work focuses on many connections between Composite material and other disciplines, such as Anode, that overlap with his field of interest in Ion, Electrical impedance, Deformation and Polyvinyl chloride. His research in Voltage intersects with topics in Mechanical engineering, Thin film, Casting and Soft robotics. As part of one scientific family, Kinji Asaka deals mainly with the area of Chemical engineering, narrowing it down to issues related to the Electrochemistry, and often Polymer and Oxide.

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Top Publications

Fully Plastic Actuator through Layer-by-Layer Casting with Ionic-Liquid-Based Bucky Gel

Takanori Fukushima;Kinji Asaka;Atsuko Kosaka;Takuzo Aida.
Angewandte Chemie (2005)

581 Citations

A new type of fish-like underwater microrobot

Shuxiang Guo;T. Fukuda;K. Asaka.
IEEE-ASME Transactions on Mechatronics (2003)

455 Citations

Recent advances in ionic polymer–metal composite actuators and their modeling and applications

Choonghee Jo;David Pugal;Il-Kwon Oh;Kwang J. Kim.
Progress in Polymer Science (2013)

312 Citations

Bending of Polyelectrolyte Membrane-Platinum Composites by Electric Stimuli I. Response Characteristics to Various Waveforms.

Kinji Asaka;Keisuke Oguro;Yasuo Nishimura;Minoru Mizuhata.
Polymer Journal (1995)

303 Citations

Bending of polyelectrolyte membrane platinum composites by electric stimuli. Part II. Response kinetics

Kinji Asaka;Keisuke Oguro.
Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry (2000)

291 Citations

Highly Conductive Sheets from Millimeter-Long Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes and Ionic Liquids: Application to Fast-Moving, Low-Voltage Electromechanical Actuators Operable in Air

Ken Mukai;Kinji Asaka;Takushi Sugino;Kenji Kiyohara.
Advanced Materials (2009)

229 Citations

High performance fully plastic actuator based on ionic-liquid-based bucky gel

Ken Mukai;Kinji Asaka;Kenji Kiyohara;Takushi Sugino.
Electrochimica Acta (2008)

224 Citations

Sheet-Type Braille Displays by Integrating Organic Field-Effect Transistors and Polymeric Actuators

Y. Kato;T. Sekitani;M. Takamiya;M. Doi.
IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices (2007)

198 Citations

Morphology of electrodes and bending response of the polymer electrolyte actuator

Kazuo Onishi;Shingo Sewa;Kinji Asaka;Naoko Fujiwara.
Electrochimica Acta (2001)

196 Citations

Preparation of Gold−Solid Polymer Electrolyte Composites As Electric Stimuli-Responsive Materials

Naoko Fujiwara;Kinji Asaka;Yasuo Nishimura;Keisuke Oguro.
Chemistry of Materials (2000)

182 Citations

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