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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Environmental Sciences H-index 101 Citations 38,150 321 World Ranking 93 National Ranking 50

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Awards & Achievements

2010 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For leadership in invention, measurement, production, and technology of aerosols.


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Organic chemistry
  • Quantum mechanics
  • Oxygen

Richard C. Flagan mostly deals with Aerosol, Hydrocarbon, Environmental chemistry, Photochemistry and Particle. His Aerosol research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Atmosphere, Ozone, Atmospheric chemistry, Inorganic chemistry and Mineralogy. As part of one scientific family, Richard C. Flagan deals mainly with the area of Hydrocarbon, narrowing it down to issues related to the Ozonolysis, and often Mass spectrometry and Cycloalkene.

His Environmental chemistry study combines topics in areas such as Carbon, Smog chamber, Monoterpene, Sulfate and Nitrate. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Radical, NOx and Monomer. His Particle study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Mass spectrum, Sulfuric acid and Analytical chemistry.

His most cited work include:

  • Gas/Particle Partitioning and Secondary Organic Aerosol Yields (1064 citations)
  • Label-Free, Single-Molecule Detection with Optical Microcavities (951 citations)
  • Scanning Electrical Mobility Spectrometer (761 citations)

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

His primary scientific interests are in Aerosol, Particle, Analytical chemistry, Atmospheric sciences and Nucleation. His Aerosol research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Environmental chemistry and Mineralogy. His Environmental chemistry research includes elements of Sulfate and Hydrocarbon.

His Particle research incorporates elements of Range, Mechanics, Relative humidity and Particle size. His Analytical chemistry study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Ion and Volumetric flow rate. His research in Nucleation intersects with topics in Chemical physics, Nanoparticle, Sulfuric acid and Condensation.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Aerosol (52.58%)
  • Particle (20.85%)
  • Analytical chemistry (19.00%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2013-2021)?

  • Aerosol (52.58%)
  • Nucleation (13.84%)
  • Sulfuric acid (6.27%)

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

Aerosol, Nucleation, Sulfuric acid, Particle and Analytical chemistry are his primary areas of study. His study in Aerosol is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Atmospheric sciences, Troposphere and Particle size. His research integrates issues of Chemical physics, Nanoparticle, Mineralogy, Mass spectrometry and Dimethylamine in his study of Nucleation.

His work carried out in the field of Sulfuric acid brings together such families of science as Chemical ionization, Cluster, Ammonia, Condensation and Chemical engineering. His Particle study also includes

  • Atmosphere which connect with Cosmic ray,
  • Environmental chemistry together with Relative humidity. His Analytical chemistry research integrates issues from Ion, Volatility, Vapor pressure and Atmospheric pressure.

Between 2013 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Oxidation Products of Biogenic Emissions Contribute to Nucleation of Atmospheric Particles (303 citations)
  • The role of low-volatility organic compounds in initial particle growth in the atmosphere (271 citations)
  • Ion-induced nucleation of pure biogenic particles (270 citations)

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

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Organic chemistry
  • Oxygen

His primary areas of study are Aerosol, Nucleation, Sulfuric acid, Analytical chemistry and Particle. Richard C. Flagan is interested in Cloud condensation nuclei, which is a field of Aerosol. The concepts of his Nucleation study are interwoven with issues in Chemical physics, Evaporation, Mineralogy and Dimethylamine.

Richard C. Flagan interconnects Condensation, Chemical engineering, Ammonia and Cluster in the investigation of issues within Sulfuric acid. The Analytical chemistry study combines topics in areas such as Atmospheric pressure, Static mixer, Residence time distribution, Ion and Dodecane. His Particle research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Crystallization, Thermodynamic equilibrium, Thermodynamics, Ammonium sulfate and Environmental chemistry.

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Top Publications

Gas/Particle Partitioning and Secondary Organic Aerosol Yields

Jay R. Odum;Thorsten Hoffmann;Frank Bowman;Don Collins.
Environmental Science & Technology (1996)

1471 Citations

Label-Free, Single-Molecule Detection with Optical Microcavities

Andrea M. Armani;Rajan P. Kulkarni;Scott E. Fraser;Richard C. Flagan.
Science (2007)

1287 Citations

Role of sulphuric acid, ammonia and galactic cosmic rays in atmospheric aerosol nucleation

Jasper Kirkby;Joachim Curtius;João Almeida;João Almeida;Eimear Dunne.
Nature (2011)

946 Citations

Formation of Organic Aerosols from the Oxidation of Biogenic Hydrocarbons

Thorsten Hoffmann;Jay R. Odum;Frank Bowman;Donald Collins.
Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry (1997)

929 Citations

Ambient aerosol sampling using the Aerodyne Aerosol Mass Spectrometer

Jose L. Jimenez;Jose L. Jimenez;John T. Jayne;Quan Shi;Charles E. Kolb.
Journal of Geophysical Research (2003)

904 Citations

Reactive intermediates revealed in secondary organic aerosol formation from isoprene

Jason D Surratt;Arthur W.H. Chan;Nathan C. Eddingsaas;Man Nin Chan.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2010)

746 Citations

Secondary organic aerosol formation from isoprene photooxidation.

Jesse H. Kroll;Nga L. Ng;Shane M. Murphy;Richard C. Flagan.
Environmental Science & Technology (2006)

723 Citations

Marine aerosol formation from biogenic iodine emissions

Colin D. O'Dowd;Colin D. O'Dowd;Jose L. Jimenez;Richard C. Bahreini;Richard C. Flagan.
Nature (2002)

713 Citations

Secondary organic aerosol formation from m-xylene, toluene, and benzene

N. L. Ng;J. H. Kroll;A. W. H. Chan;P. S. Chhabra.
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (2007)

620 Citations

Gas-phase ozone oxidation of monoterpenes: Gaseous and particulate products

Jianzhen Yu;David R. Cocker;Robert J. Griffin;Richard C. Flagan.
Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry (1999)

619 Citations

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