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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science H-index 195 Citations 166,285 1,083 World Ranking 9 National Ranking 7

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2018 - Fellow, National Academy of Inventors

2016 - Fellow of the Materials Research Society

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

2006 - MRS Medal, Materials Research Society “For important developments in the materials science and applications of carbon nanotubes.

1997 - Burton Medal, Mineralogical Society of America


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Composite material
  • Organic chemistry
  • Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology, Carbon nanotube, Graphene, Nanotube and Chemical engineering are his primary areas of study. His Nanotechnology study incorporates themes from Supercapacitor, Carbon and Electrode. He works mostly in the field of Carbon nanotube, limiting it down to topics relating to Transmission electron microscopy and, in certain cases, Chemical physics, as a part of the same area of interest.

His study in Graphene is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Inorganic chemistry, Optoelectronics and Oxide. His Nanotube study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Ceramic, Electrical resistivity and conductivity and Polymer. His Chemical engineering research includes elements of Organic chemistry, Catalysis and Electrochemistry.

His most cited work include:

  • Nanotubes from Carbon. (2630 citations)
  • Large-scale synthesis of carbon nanotubes (2550 citations)
  • New insights into the structure and reduction of graphite oxide (1847 citations)

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

Pulickel M. Ajayan mainly investigates Nanotechnology, Carbon nanotube, Graphene, Chemical engineering and Composite material. Pulickel M. Ajayan usually deals with Nanotechnology and limits it to topics linked to Optoelectronics and Monolayer. His Carbon nanotube study is mostly concerned with Nanotube, Optical properties of carbon nanotubes, Mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes, Potential applications of carbon nanotubes and Carbon nanotube supported catalyst.

Pulickel M. Ajayan has researched Graphene in several fields, including Inorganic chemistry and Oxide. He has included themes like Electrochemistry and Catalysis in his Chemical engineering study. His work in Nanocomposite, Polymer and Composite number is related to Composite material.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Nanotechnology (39.17%)
  • Carbon nanotube (30.31%)
  • Graphene (22.04%)

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

  • Chemical engineering (20.18%)
  • Nanotechnology (39.17%)
  • Graphene (22.04%)

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

His primary areas of investigation include Chemical engineering, Nanotechnology, Graphene, Optoelectronics and Composite material. His Chemical engineering research incorporates themes from Electrolyte, Overpotential, Electrochemistry, Electrode and Catalysis. Pulickel M. Ajayan combines subjects such as Electrocatalyst, Carbon, Metal and Doping with his study of Catalysis.

His research in Nanotechnology is mostly focused on Carbon nanotube. His studies in Graphene integrate themes in fields like Inorganic chemistry and Oxide. A large part of his Optoelectronics studies is devoted to Heterojunction.

Between 2016 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Extremely efficient internal exciton dissociation through edge states in layered 2D perovskites (373 citations)
  • High Efficiency Photocatalytic Water Splitting Using 2D α‐Fe2O3/g‐C3N4 Z‐Scheme Catalysts (307 citations)
  • Light-induced lattice expansion leads to high-efficiency perovskite solar cells. (246 citations)

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

  • Composite material
  • Organic chemistry
  • Oxygen

Pulickel M. Ajayan mainly focuses on Chemical engineering, Nanotechnology, Graphene, Catalysis and Composite material. His Chemical engineering research also works with subjects such as

  • Electrochemistry which intersects with area such as Nickel,
  • Water splitting together with Bifunctional. Pulickel M. Ajayan is interested in Monolayer, which is a branch of Nanotechnology.

His research in Graphene tackles topics such as Oxide which are related to areas like Nanoparticle. His work carried out in the field of Catalysis brings together such families of science as Inorganic chemistry, Electrocatalyst, Carbon and Doping. His research integrates issues of Epoxy, Carbon nanotube and Polymer in his study of Composite number.

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Top Publications

Large-scale synthesis of carbon nanotubes

T. W. Ebbesen;P. M. Ajayan.
Nature (1992)

4454 Citations

Nanotubes from Carbon.

P. M. Ajayan.
Chemical Reviews (1999)

3989 Citations

New insights into the structure and reduction of graphite oxide

Wei Gao;Lawrence B. Alemany;Lijie Ci;Pulickel M. Ajayan.
Nature Chemistry (2009)

2319 Citations


L. S. Schadler;S. C. Giannaris;P. M. Ajayan.
Applied Physics Letters (1998)

2104 Citations

Aligned Carbon Nanotube Arrays Formed by Cutting a Polymer Resin—Nanotube Composite

P. M. Ajayan;O. Stephan;C. Colliex;D. Trauth.
Science (1994)

1992 Citations

Large Scale Growth and Characterization of Atomic Hexagonal Boron Nitride Layers

Li Song;Lijie Ci;Hao Lu;Pavel B. Sorokin.
Nano Letters (2010)

1977 Citations

Atomic layers of hybridized boron nitride and graphene domains

Lijie Ci;Li Song;Chuanhong Jin;Deep Jariwala;Deep Jariwala.
Nature Materials (2010)

1909 Citations

Capillarity-induced filling of carbon nanotubes

P. M. Ajayan;Sumio lijima.
Nature (1993)

1904 Citations

Nanocomposite science and technology

Pulickel M. Ajayan;Linda S. Schadler;Paul V. Braun.

1878 Citations

Single‐Walled Carbon Nanotube–Polymer Composites: Strength and Weakness

Pulickel M. Ajayan;Linda S. Schadler;Cindy Giannaris;Angel Rubio.
Advanced Materials (2000)

1836 Citations

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