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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
Chemistry D-index 127 Citations 51,015 541 World Ranking 118 National Ranking 67

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Awards & Achievements

2007 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

2005 - Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

2003 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation For his outstanding and innovative contributions to the study of atomic clusters and his pioneering work on multiply charged anions

1997 - Fellow of Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Ion
  • Organic chemistry
  • Molecule

Crystallography, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, Cluster, Atomic physics and Chemical bond are his primary areas of study. His studies in Crystallography integrate themes in fields like Delocalized electron, Ab initio quantum chemistry methods and Borospherene. Lai-Sheng Wang interconnects Molecular physics, Ab initio, Electronic structure, Ion and Binding energy in the investigation of issues within X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy.

His Cluster study also includes fields such as

  • Colloidal gold that intertwine with fields like Nanoclusters and Catalysis,
  • Density functional theory, which have a strong connection to Manganese. The study incorporates disciplines such as Ion trap, Mass spectrometry, Aluminium and Electron affinity in addition to Atomic physics. His Chemical bond research includes themes of Molecule, Antiaromaticity, Aromaticity, Physical chemistry and Computational chemistry.

His most cited work include:

  • Au20: A Tetrahedral Cluster (814 citations)
  • Au20: A Tetrahedral Cluster (814 citations)
  • On the Electronic and Atomic Structures of Small AuN- (N = 4−14) Clusters: A Photoelectron Spectroscopy and Density-Functional Study (503 citations)

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

Lai-Sheng Wang mainly investigates X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, Crystallography, Atomic physics, Electronic structure and Cluster. Lai-Sheng Wang has researched X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy in several fields, including Ab initio quantum chemistry methods, Molecular physics, Ion, Electron affinity and Binding energy. His Crystallography research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Computational chemistry, Density functional theory, Chemical bond and Boron.

The Atomic physics study combines topics in areas such as Band gap and Photoemission spectroscopy. His Electronic structure study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Inorganic chemistry, Physical chemistry, Valence, Ground state and Molecular orbital. He combines subjects such as Chemical physics, Icosahedral symmetry, Oxide, Nanoclusters and Chemisorption with his study of Cluster.

He most often published in these fields:

  • X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (65.96%)
  • Crystallography (54.92%)
  • Atomic physics (35.55%)

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

  • Crystallography (54.92%)
  • Cluster (35.40%)
  • X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (65.96%)

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

His primary areas of study are Crystallography, Cluster, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, Chemical bond and Boron. The concepts of his Crystallography study are interwoven with issues in Delocalized electron, Lanthanide and Transition metal. His Cluster study combines topics in areas such as Molecular physics, Density functional theory, Doping and Nanoclusters.

His X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy research incorporates elements of Excited state, Atomic physics, Bimetallic strip and Fullerene. Lai-Sheng Wang studied Atomic physics and Molecular vibration that intersect with Ion. His Chemical bond study also includes fields such as

  • Electronic structure which intersects with area such as Oxidation state,
  • Ligand and related Catalysis.

Between 2016 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • From planar boron clusters to borophenes and metalloborophenes (69 citations)
  • Observation of a metal-centered [email protected]− tubular molecular rotor and a perfect [email protected]− boron drum with the record coordination number of twenty (58 citations)
  • De novo design of self-assembling helical protein filaments (54 citations)

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

  • Organic chemistry
  • Ion
  • Molecule

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Crystallography, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, Boron, Cluster and Chemical bond. His Crystallography research incorporates themes from Delocalized electron and Lanthanide. His X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy research integrates issues from Excited state, Atomic physics and Monolayer.

His research on Atomic physics also deals with topics like

  • Molecular vibration which connect with Intramolecular force,
  • Dipole, which have a strong connection to Ion. His research in Cluster intersects with topics in Tetrahedron and Colloidal gold. His work in Chemical bond tackles topics such as Doping which are related to areas like Borophene, Transition metal and Metal.

This overview was generated by a machine learning system which analysed the scientist’s body of work. If you have any feedback, you can contact us here.

Best Publications

Au20: A Tetrahedral Cluster

Jun Li;Xi Li;Xi Li;Hua-Jin Zhai;Hua-Jin Zhai;Lai-Sheng Wang;Lai-Sheng Wang.
Science (2003)

1114 Citations

On the Electronic and Atomic Structures of Small AuN- (N = 4−14) Clusters: A Photoelectron Spectroscopy and Density-Functional Study

Hannu Häkkinen;Bokwon Yoon;Uzi Landman;Xi Li.
Journal of Physical Chemistry A (2003)

675 Citations

Observation of all-metal aromatic molecules.

Xi Li;Xi Li;Aleksey E. Kuznetsov;Hai-Feng Zhang;Hai-Feng Zhang;Alexander I. Boldyrev.
Science (2001)

625 Citations

Hydrocarbon analogues of boron clusters--planarity, aromaticity and antiaromaticity.

Hua-Jin Zhai;Hua-Jin Zhai;Boggavarapu Kiran;Boggavarapu Kiran;Jun Li;Lai-Sheng Wang;Lai-Sheng Wang.
Nature Materials (2003)

571 Citations

Role of water in electron-initiated processes and radical chemistry: issues and scientific advances.

Bruce C Garrett;David A Dixon;Donald M Camaioni;Daniel M Chipman.
Chemical Reviews (2005)

522 Citations

All-Boron Aromatic Clusters as Potential New Inorganic Ligands and Building Blocks in Chemistry

Anastassia N. Alexandrova;Alexander I. Boldyrev;Hua-Jin Zhai;Hua-Jin Zhai;Lai-Sheng Wang;Lai-Sheng Wang.
Coordination Chemistry Reviews (2006)

521 Citations

Synthesis of the H-cluster framework of iron-only hydrogenase

Cédric Tard;Xiaoming Liu;Saad K. Ibrahim;Maurizio Bruschi.
Nature (2005)

518 Citations

Observation of an all-boron fullerene.

Hua-Jin Zhai;Ya-Fan Zhao;Wei-Li Li;Qiang Chen.
Nature Chemistry (2014)

514 Citations

All-Metal Aromaticity and Antiaromaticity

Alexander I. Boldyrev;Lai-Sheng Wang.
Chemical Reviews (2005)

502 Citations

Planar hexagonal B 36 as a potential basis for extended single-atom layer boron sheets

Zachary A. Piazza;Han-Shi Hu;Wei-Li Li;Ya-Fan Zhao.
Nature Communications (2014)

457 Citations

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