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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 44 Citations 7,233 142 World Ranking 8819 National Ranking 518
Chemistry D-index 44 Citations 7,281 149 World Ranking 13156 National Ranking 1009

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Organic chemistry
  • Polymer
  • Catalysis

His main research concerns Polymer chemistry, Copolymer, Polymer, Condensation polymer and Organic solar cell. His work deals with themes such as Conjugated system, Crystallization, Absorption and Solvent, which intersect with Polymer chemistry. His Copolymer research includes elements of Dihedral angle, Photochemistry, Polymerization and Perylene.

Michael Sommer combines subjects such as Crystallinity, Crystal growth and Phase transition with his study of Polymer. Michael Sommer works mostly in the field of Condensation polymer, limiting it down to concerns involving Monomer and, occasionally, Molar mass, Reactivity, Nucleophilic substitution and Yield. His research integrates issues of Acceptor, Nanotechnology and Polymer solar cell in his study of Organic solar cell.

His most cited work include:

  • Crystalline-crystalline donor-acceptor block copolymers. (181 citations)
  • Kumada Catalyst-Transfer Polycondensation: Mechanism, Opportunities, and Challenges. (180 citations)
  • Temperature and Molecular Weight Dependent Hierarchical Equilibrium Structures in Semiconducting Poly(3-hexylthiophene) (162 citations)

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

His primary scientific interests are in Polymer, Polymer chemistry, Copolymer, Conjugated system and Organic solar cell. The study incorporates disciplines such as Chemical physics, Crystallography, Crystallinity and Acceptor in addition to Polymer. The Acceptor study combines topics in areas such as Ultrafast laser spectroscopy, Solvent and Nanostructure.

Michael Sommer interconnects Crystallization, Polymerization, Thiophene, Perylene and Condensation polymer in the investigation of issues within Polymer chemistry. He has researched Copolymer in several fields, including Spiropyran, Photochemistry, Donor acceptor and Monomer. His Organic solar cell study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Thin film, Nanotechnology, Semiconductor and Polymer solar cell.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Polymer (49.68%)
  • Polymer chemistry (37.58%)
  • Copolymer (36.94%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2018-2021)?

  • Polymer (49.68%)
  • Copolymer (36.94%)
  • Conjugated system (22.93%)

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

Polymer, Copolymer, Conjugated system, Chemical physics and Organic solar cell are his primary areas of study. His work in the fields of Polymer, such as Side chain and Polymerization, intersects with other areas such as Organic electronics. Michael Sommer has included themes like Crystallography, Crystallinity, Condensation polymer, Tertiary amine and Transmission electron microscopy in his Copolymer study.

His research in Condensation polymer intersects with topics in Combinatorial chemistry, Thermoelectric materials, Polymer chemistry and Naphthalene diimide. His Conjugated system research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Thin film, Crystallization, Electron mobility and HOMO/LUMO. His studies in Organic solar cell integrate themes in fields like Yield, Inorganic chemistry, Stacking and Electron transfer.

Between 2018 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Double doping of conjugated polymers with monomer molecular dopants (57 citations)
  • Glass transition temperature from the chemical structure of conjugated polymers (16 citations)
  • Microstructural control suppresses thermal activation of electron transport at room temperature in polymer transistors (12 citations)

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

  • Organic chemistry
  • Polymer
  • Electron

Michael Sommer spends much of his time researching Polymer, Conjugated system, Organic solar cell, Transmission electron microscopy and Crystallization. Michael Sommer merges Polymer with Fabrication in his research. His Conjugated system study incorporates themes from Glass transition, Chemical structure, Brittleness, Molecule and Alkyl.

His Organic solar cell research incorporates themes from Combinatorial chemistry, Thin film, Donor acceptor and Condensation polymer. His Transmission electron microscopy research includes themes of Copolymer, Crystallography, Crystallinity, Photocurrent and Photoluminescence. His research on Crystallization frequently links to adjacent areas such as Acceptor.

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Best Publications

Kumada Catalyst-Transfer Polycondensation: Mechanism, Opportunities, and Challenges.

Anton Kiriy;Volodymyr Senkovskyy;Michael Sommer.
Macromolecular Rapid Communications (2011)

257 Citations

Defect-free Naphthalene Diimide Bithiophene Copolymers with Controlled Molar Mass and High Performance via Direct Arylation Polycondensation.

Rukiya Matsidik;Hartmut Komber;Alessandro Luzio;Mario Caironi.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2015)

243 Citations

Crystalline-crystalline donor-acceptor block copolymers.

Michael Sommer;Andreas S. Lang;Mukundan Thelakkat.
Angewandte Chemie (2008)

238 Citations

Control of aggregate formation in poly(3‐hexylthiophene) by solvent, molecular weight, and synthetic method

Christina Scharsich;Ruth H. Lohwasser;Michael Sommer;Udom Asawapirom.
Journal of Polymer Science Part B (2012)

236 Citations

Temperature and Molecular Weight Dependent Hierarchical Equilibrium Structures in Semiconducting Poly(3-hexylthiophene)

Zhiyong Wu;Albrecht Petzold;Thomas Henze;Thomas Thurn-Albrecht.
Macromolecules (2010)

232 Citations

Microphase‐Separated Donor–Acceptor Diblock Copolymers: Influence of HOMO Energy Levels and Morphology on Polymer Solar Cells

Michael Sommer;Stefan M. Lindner;Mukundan Thelakkat.
Advanced Functional Materials (2007)

209 Citations

Solvent additive control of morphology and crystallization in semiconducting polymer blends.

Xueliang Liu;Sven Huettner;Zhuxia Rong;Michael Sommer.
Advanced Materials (2012)

186 Citations

Controllable Processes for Generating Large Single Crystals of Poly(3‐hexylthiophene)

Khosrow Rahimi;Ioan Botiz;Natalie Stingelin;Natalie Stingelin;Navaphun Kayunkid.
Angewandte Chemie (2012)

182 Citations

Double doping of conjugated polymers with monomer molecular dopants

David Kiefer;Renee Kroon;Anna I. Hofmann;Hengda Sun.
Nature Materials (2019)

181 Citations

Conjugated polymers based on naphthalene diimide for organic electronics

Michael Sommer.
Journal of Materials Chemistry C (2014)

179 Citations

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