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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 78 Citations 25,479 236 World Ranking 1166 National Ranking 282

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Semiconductor
  • Composite material
  • Thermodynamics

His primary areas of study are Thermoelectric effect, Thermoelectric materials, Thermal conductivity, Seebeck coefficient and Condensed matter physics. His Thermoelectric effect research includes elements of Nanotechnology, Energy transformation, Optoelectronics, Figure of merit and Phonon scattering. His research integrates issues of Spark plasma sintering, Ball mill and Engineering physics in his study of Thermoelectric materials.

His Thermal conductivity course of study focuses on Phonon and Scattering and Grain boundary. His work in Seebeck coefficient covers topics such as Atmospheric temperature range which are related to areas like Electrical conductor. His work in the fields of Band gap overlaps with other areas such as Valence.

His most cited work include:

  • Ultralow thermal conductivity and high thermoelectric figure of merit in SnSe crystals (2365 citations)
  • Ultrahigh power factor and thermoelectric performance in hole-doped single-crystal SnSe (931 citations)
  • Ultrahigh power factor and thermoelectric performance in hole-doped single-crystal SnSe (931 citations)

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

His primary scientific interests are in Thermoelectric effect, Thermoelectric materials, Thermal conductivity, Condensed matter physics and Doping. Li-Dong Zhao studies Seebeck coefficient which is a part of Thermoelectric effect. Effective mass is closely connected to Electron mobility in his research, which is encompassed under the umbrella topic of Thermoelectric materials.

While the research belongs to areas of Thermal conductivity, Li-Dong Zhao spends his time largely on the problem of Power factor, intersecting his research to questions surrounding Lattice thermal conductivity. Many of his research projects under Condensed matter physics are closely connected to Valence with Valence, tying the diverse disciplines of science together. His study in Doping is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Crystallography, Crystallographic defect, Electronic structure and Fermi level.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Thermoelectric effect (75.89%)
  • Thermoelectric materials (55.73%)
  • Thermal conductivity (43.48%)

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

  • Thermoelectric effect (75.89%)
  • Thermoelectric materials (55.73%)
  • Thermal conductivity (43.48%)

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

His main research concerns Thermoelectric effect, Thermoelectric materials, Thermal conductivity, Optoelectronics and Condensed matter physics. Li-Dong Zhao studies Thermoelectric effect, focusing on Seebeck coefficient in particular. His Thermoelectric materials study incorporates themes from Grain boundary, Thermoelectric cooling, Nanostructure, Phonon and Anharmonicity.

His Thermal conductivity study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Indium doping and Sulfur. In the subject of general Optoelectronics, his work in Band gap is often linked to Quality, thereby combining diverse domains of study. His research in Condensed matter physics intersects with topics in Crystal, Ionic bonding, Chalcogenide and Atmospheric temperature range.

Between 2019 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Seeking new, highly effective thermoelectrics (55 citations)
  • Band inversion induced multiple electronic valleys for high thermoelectric performance of SnTe with strong lattice softening (20 citations)
  • Band Sharpening and Band Alignment Enable High Quality Factor to Enhance Thermoelectric Performance in n-Type PbS (19 citations)

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

  • Semiconductor
  • Thermodynamics
  • Composite material

Li-Dong Zhao focuses on Thermoelectric effect, Thermoelectric materials, Optoelectronics, Band gap and Effective mass. In his work, Electrical resistivity and conductivity is strongly intertwined with Condensed matter physics, which is a subfield of Thermoelectric effect. His Thermoelectric materials study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Electron mobility and Doping.

Li-Dong Zhao focuses mostly in the field of Doping, narrowing it down to topics relating to Seebeck coefficient and, in certain cases, Dopant and Fermi level. In his research on the topic of Optoelectronics, Tin selenide and Single crystal is strongly related with Crystallite. His work carried out in the field of Band gap brings together such families of science as Electrical transport, Second-harmonic generation and Rational design.

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Best Publications

Ultralow thermal conductivity and high thermoelectric figure of merit in SnSe crystals

Li Dong Zhao;Shih Han Lo;Yongsheng Zhang;Hui Sun.
Nature (2014)

2682 Citations

Ultrahigh power factor and thermoelectric performance in hole-doped single-crystal SnSe

Li Dong Zhao;Li Dong Zhao;Gangjian Tan;Shiqiang Hao;Jiaqing He.
Science (2016)

1030 Citations

Thermoelectric materials: Energy conversion between heat and electricity

Xiao Zhang;Li Dong Zhao.
Journal of Materiomics (2015)

798 Citations

Rationally Designing High-Performance Bulk Thermoelectric Materials

Gangjian Tan;Li Dong Zhao;Mercouri G. Kanatzidis.
Chemical Reviews (2016)

764 Citations

High-performance nanostructured thermoelectric materials

Jing-Feng Li;Wei-Shu Liu;Wei-Shu Liu;Li-Dong Zhao;Li-Dong Zhao;Min Zhou;Min Zhou.
Npg Asia Materials (2010)

748 Citations

The panoscopic approach to high performance thermoelectrics

Li Dong Zhao;Vinayak P. Dravid;Mercouri G. Kanatzidis.
Energy and Environmental Science (2014)

725 Citations

All-scale hierarchical thermoelectrics: MgTe in PbTe facilitates valence band convergence and suppresses bipolar thermal transport for high performance

L. D. Zhao;H. J. Wu;S. Q. Hao;C. I. Wu.
Energy and Environmental Science (2013)

464 Citations

Broad temperature plateau for thermoelectric figure of merit ZT>2 in phase-separated PbTe0.7S0.3.

H. J. Wu;L.-D. Zhao;F. S. Zheng;D. Wu.
Nature Communications (2014)

385 Citations

High Performance Thermoelectrics from Earth-Abundant Materials: Enhanced Figure of Merit in PbS by Second Phase Nanostructures

Li Dong Zhao;Shih Han Lo;Jiaqing He;Hao Li.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2011)

359 Citations

High Thermoelectric Performance of p-Type SnTe via a Synergistic Band Engineering and Nanostructuring Approach

Gangjian Tan;Li Dong Zhao;Fengyuan Shi;Jeff W. Doak.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2014)

345 Citations

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