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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science H-index 146 Citations 94,199 348 World Ranking 60 National Ranking 34

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Awards & Achievements

2018 - Lilienfeld Prize, American Physical Society

2015 - Fellow, National Academy of Inventors

2014 - Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids, American Physical Society

2014 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For nanoscale engineering of optical resonances and lineshapes.

2013 - Fellow of the Materials Research Society

2013 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

2009 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2007 - SPIE Fellow

2005 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

2004 - OSA Fellows For the development of nanoparticles with tunable optical properties and their applications to optical sensing and medicine.

2001 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation For the development of new types of nanoparticles with unique optical properties and applications, and groundbreaking studies of molecular modification of scanning probe microscope tip properties


What is she best known for?

The fields of study she is best known for:

  • Optics
  • Photon
  • Laser

Naomi J. Halas mainly focuses on Plasmon, Nanoparticle, Nanotechnology, Nanoshell and Nanostructure. As part of one scientific family, Naomi J. Halas deals mainly with the area of Plasmon, narrowing it down to issues related to the Surface plasmon resonance, and often Chemical physics. Her Nanoparticle research incorporates themes from Infrared spectroscopy, Raman spectroscopy, Analytical chemistry, Molecule and Dielectric.

Her biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Photonics and Biophotonics. Her Nanoshell study combines topics in areas such as Scattering, Raman scattering, Photothermal therapy, Molecular physics and Shell. The study incorporates disciplines such as Transmission electron microscopy, Nanorod and Mie scattering in addition to Nanostructure.

Her most cited work include:

  • A hybridization model for the plasmon response of complex nanostructures. (2831 citations)
  • The Fano resonance in plasmonic nanostructures and metamaterials (2721 citations)
  • Plasmons in strongly coupled metallic nanostructures. (2073 citations)

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

Plasmon, Nanotechnology, Nanoshell, Optoelectronics and Nanoparticle are her primary areas of study. Her research integrates issues of Surface plasmon resonance and Nanostructure in her study of Plasmon. Her Nanotechnology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Photocatalysis, Fluorescence and Metal.

In her study, Molecule is strongly linked to Raman spectroscopy, which falls under the umbrella field of Nanoshell. Her Optoelectronics research includes themes of Resonance and Antenna. Her Nanoparticle research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Chemical physics, Shell and Analytical chemistry.

She most often published in these fields:

  • Plasmon (45.31%)
  • Nanotechnology (34.73%)
  • Nanoshell (31.74%)

What were the highlights of her more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Plasmon (45.31%)
  • Optoelectronics (32.73%)
  • Nanotechnology (34.73%)

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

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Plasmon, Optoelectronics, Nanotechnology, Nanoparticle and Photocatalysis. Her work deals with themes such as Chemical physics, Surface plasmon resonance and Nanostructure, which intersect with Plasmon. Her Nanostructure research includes elements of Photonics and Optical force.

Her biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Absorption, Infrared and Second-harmonic generation. Her Nanotechnology study frequently draws connections to adjacent fields such as Aluminium. Her Nanoparticle study also includes

  • Photothermal therapy and related Drug delivery, Nanoparticle Complex, Nanoshell and Laser,
  • Oxide which connect with Metal.

Between 2015 and 2021, her most popular works were:

  • Diverse Applications of Nanomedicine (467 citations)
  • Plasmonic colour generation (316 citations)
  • Quantifying hot carrier and thermal contributions in plasmonic photocatalysis (259 citations)

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

  • Optics
  • Photon
  • Laser

Naomi J. Halas spends much of her time researching Plasmon, Optoelectronics, Nanotechnology, Photocatalysis and Nanoparticle. Her studies deal with areas such as Silicon, Nanophotonics, Dipole, Surface plasmon resonance and Metamaterial as well as Plasmon. Her Optoelectronics research integrates issues from Substrate, Optics and Nanostructure.

Her study in Nanotechnology is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Biomedicine and Activation barrier. Her Photocatalysis study also includes

  • Chemical physics, Emissivity and Desorption most often made with reference to Activation energy,
  • Chemical reaction that intertwine with fields like Water-gas shift reaction, Absorption, Near and far field and Charge carrier. Her Nanoparticle research includes elements of Nanocrystal, Molecule, Oxide and Photothermal therapy.

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.

Top Publications

A hybridization model for the plasmon response of complex nanostructures.

E. Prodan;C. Radloff;N. J. Halas;P. Nordlander.
Science (2003)

3742 Citations

The Fano resonance in plasmonic nanostructures and metamaterials

Boris Luk'yanchuk;Nikolay I. Zheludev;Stefan A. Maier;Naomi J. Halas.
Nature Materials (2010)

3372 Citations

Nanoengineering of optical resonances

S.J Oldenburg;R.D Averitt;S.L Westcott;N.J Halas.
Chemical Physics Letters (1998)

2699 Citations

Plasmons in strongly coupled metallic nanostructures.

Naomi J. Halas;Surbhi Lal;Wei-Shun Chang;Stephan Link.
Chemical Reviews (2011)

2585 Citations

Nano-optics from sensing to waveguiding

Surbhi Lal;Stephan Link;Naomi J. Halas.
Nature Photonics (2007)

2299 Citations


Christopher Loo;Amanda Lowery;Naomi Halas;Jennifer West.
Nano Letters (2005)

2094 Citations

Photo-thermal tumor ablation in mice using near infrared-absorbing nanoparticles.

D.Patrick O'Neal;Leon R. Hirsch;Naomi J. Halas;J.Donald Payne.
Cancer Letters (2004)

2073 Citations

Photodetection with Active Optical Antennas

Mark W. Knight;Heidar Sobhani;Peter Nordlander;Naomi J. Halas.
Science (2011)

1667 Citations

Plasmon-induced hot carrier science and technology

Mark L. Brongersma;Naomi J. Halas;Peter Nordlander.
Nature Nanotechnology (2015)

1651 Citations

Nanoshell-Enabled Photothermal Cancer Therapy: Impending Clinical Impact

Surbhi Lal;Susan E. Clare;Naomi J. Halas.
Accounts of Chemical Research (2008)

1555 Citations

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