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Chemistry
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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 260 Citations 336,649 1,079 World Ranking 3 National Ranking 1
Chemistry D-index 238 Citations 287,785 1,100 World Ranking 1 National Ranking 1
Best Scientists D-index 275 Citations 385,448 1,498 World Ranking 17 National Ranking 1

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2022 - Research.com Best Scientist Award

2022 - Research.com Materials Science in Switzerland Leader Award

2022 - Research.com Chemistry in Switzerland Leader Award

2020 - BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award

2016 - Centenary Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry (UK)

2011 - Paul Karrer Gold Medal, University of Zurich

2009 - International Balzan Prize

2009 - Luigi Galvani Medal, Italian Chemical Society (Società Chimica Italiana)

2001 - Faraday Medal, Electrochemistry Group, Royal Society of Chemistry (UK)

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Organic chemistry
  • Quantum mechanics
  • Oxygen

Michael Grätzel mainly investigates Dye-sensitized solar cell, Optoelectronics, Nanotechnology, Photochemistry and Energy conversion efficiency. His research in Dye-sensitized solar cell intersects with topics in Solar cell, Photovoltaic system and Chemical engineering, Nanocrystalline material. His Optoelectronics study frequently draws connections to other fields, such as Mesoporous material.

In his study, Photovoltaics and Halide is inextricably linked to Perovskite, which falls within the broad field of Nanotechnology. His work in Photochemistry covers topics such as Ruthenium which are related to areas like Molar absorptivity. His work deals with themes such as Photocurrent, Optics and Analytical chemistry, which intersect with Energy conversion efficiency.

His most cited work include:

  • A low-cost, high-efficiency solar cell based on dye-sensitized colloidal TiO2 films (22886 citations)
  • Photoelectrochemical cells : Materials for clean energy (7790 citations)
  • Sequential deposition as a route to high-performance perovskite-sensitized solar cells (6497 citations)

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

Michael Grätzel focuses on Dye-sensitized solar cell, Photochemistry, Inorganic chemistry, Perovskite and Optoelectronics. His Dye-sensitized solar cell study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Solar cell, Photocurrent, Photovoltaic system and Energy conversion efficiency. His studies in Photochemistry integrate themes in fields like Nanocrystalline material, Redox, Acceptor and Ruthenium.

His Inorganic chemistry research includes elements of Electrochemistry, Electrode, Catalysis and Anatase. His work is dedicated to discovering how Perovskite, Nanotechnology are connected with Solar energy and other disciplines. Optoelectronics is closely attributed to Optics in his work.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Dye-sensitized solar cell (31.47%)
  • Photochemistry (29.32%)
  • Inorganic chemistry (22.33%)

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

  • Perovskite (21.39%)
  • Chemical engineering (14.26%)
  • Energy conversion efficiency (18.76%)

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

His primary areas of study are Perovskite, Chemical engineering, Energy conversion efficiency, Optoelectronics and Halide. His Perovskite research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Photovoltaic system, Nanotechnology, Iodide and Phase. His Photovoltaic system research includes themes of Electrolyte, Dye-sensitized solar cell and Solar cell.

Michael Grätzel has researched Dye-sensitized solar cell in several fields, including Inorganic chemistry, Redox, Photochemistry, Electrochemistry and Aqueous solution. His Energy conversion efficiency research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Photovoltaics and Photocurrent. The concepts of his Optoelectronics study are interwoven with issues in Layer and Passivation.

Between 2016 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Perovskite solar cells with CuSCN hole extraction layers yield stabilized efficiencies greater than 20 (703 citations)
  • Promises and challenges of perovskite solar cells (625 citations)
  • The rapid evolution of highly efficient perovskite solar cells (599 citations)

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

  • Organic chemistry
  • Quantum mechanics
  • Oxygen

Michael Grätzel mostly deals with Perovskite, Optoelectronics, Chemical engineering, Energy conversion efficiency and Nanotechnology. His Perovskite study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Halide, Photovoltaic system, Iodide and Phase. Michael Grätzel focuses mostly in the field of Photovoltaic system, narrowing it down to topics relating to Dye-sensitized solar cell and, in certain cases, Solar cell.

His work in Optoelectronics tackles topics such as Layer which are related to areas like Moisture. His Chemical engineering research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Metal, Grain size and Mineralogy. He has included themes like Thiophene, Photocurrent, Bilayer and Silicon in his Energy conversion efficiency study.

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Best Publications

A low-cost, high-efficiency solar cell based on dye-sensitized colloidal TiO2 films

Brian O'Regan;Brian O'Regan;Michael Grätzel.
Nature (1991)

32461 Citations

Photoelectrochemical cells : Materials for clean energy

Michael Grätzel.
Nature (2001)

13760 Citations

Sequential deposition as a route to high-performance perovskite-sensitized solar cells

Julian Burschka;Norman Pellet;Norman Pellet;Soo-Jin Moon;Robin Humphry-Baker.
Nature (2013)

7757 Citations

Porphyrin-Sensitized Solar Cells with Cobalt (II/III)–Based Redox Electrolyte Exceed 12 Percent Efficiency

Aswani Yella;Hsuan-Wei Lee;Hoi Nok Tsao;Chenyi Yi.
Science (2011)

6259 Citations

Lead Iodide Perovskite Sensitized All-Solid-State Submicron Thin Film Mesoscopic Solar Cell with Efficiency Exceeding 9%

Hui-Seon Kim;Chang-Ryul Lee;Jeong-Hyeok Im;Ki Beom Lee.
Scientific Reports (2012)

5889 Citations

Dye-sensitized solar cells

Michael Grätzel.
Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology C-photochemistry Reviews (2003)

5582 Citations

Hydrophobic, Highly Conductive Ambient-Temperature Molten Salts

Pierre Bonhôte;Ana-Paula Dias;Nicholas Papageorgiou;Kuppuswamy Kalyanasundaram.
Inorganic Chemistry (1996)

5380 Citations

Long-Range Balanced Electron- and Hole-Transport Lengths in Organic-Inorganic CH3NH3PbI3

Guichuan Xing;Nripan Mathews;Shuangyong Sun;Swee Sien Lim.
Science (2013)

4917 Citations

Solid-state dye-sensitized mesoporous TiO2 solar cells with high photon-to-electron conversion efficiencies

U. Bach;D. Lupo;P. Comte;J. E. Moser.
Nature (1998)

4183 Citations

Solar energy conversion by dye-sensitized photovoltaic cells

Michael Grätzel.
Inorganic Chemistry (2005)

3882 Citations

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