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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science H-index 146 Citations 118,972 304 World Ranking 55 National Ranking 31
Chemistry H-index 151 Citations 126,206 328 World Ranking 37 National Ranking 26

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Awards & Achievements

2003 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

1996 - Nobel Prize for their discovery of fullerenes

1993 - William H. Nichols Medal, American Chemical Society (ACS)

1992 - Welch Award in Chemistry, Robert A. Welch Foundation

1991 - Irving Langmuir Award, American Chemical Society (ACS)

1990 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

1986 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation For pioneering contributions to knowledge of molecular structure and dynamics through the development and application of techniques of laser spectroscopy in supersonic molecular beams and jets

1978 - Fellow of Alfred P. Sloan Foundation


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Organic chemistry
  • Electron

Richard E. Smalley spends much of his time researching Carbon nanotube, Nanotechnology, Chemical engineering, Carbon and Nanotube. His studies deal with areas such as Organic chemistry, Condensed matter physics and Raman spectroscopy as well as Carbon nanotube. Richard E. Smalley has included themes like Scientific method, Yield, Sulfuric acid and Amorphous solid in his Nanotechnology study.

His work in Chemical engineering tackles topics such as Catalysis which are related to areas like Nucleation. His Carbon research includes elements of Compounds of carbon, Fullerene, Endohedral fullerene, Inorganic compound and Graphene. His Fullerene research includes themes of Self-assembly and Crystallography.

His most cited work include:

  • C 60 : Buckminsterfullerene (11224 citations)
  • Crystalline Ropes of Metallic Carbon Nanotubes (4591 citations)
  • Band gap fluorescence from individual single-walled carbon nanotubes. (2981 citations)

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

His primary areas of study are Carbon nanotube, Nanotechnology, Atomic physics, Chemical engineering and Nanotube. His study in Carbon nanotube is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Carbon, Catalysis and Raman spectroscopy. His study looks at the intersection of Nanotechnology and topics like Fullerene with Chemical physics.

His Atomic physics study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Spectral line, Ionization, Excitation and Cluster. Richard E. Smalley usually deals with Cluster and limits it to topics linked to Ion and Analytical chemistry and Mass spectrometry. His Optical properties of carbon nanotubes research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Molecular physics, Condensed matter physics and Mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Carbon nanotube (51.94%)
  • Nanotechnology (22.55%)
  • Atomic physics (18.30%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2004-2013)?

  • Carbon nanotube (51.94%)
  • Nanotechnology (22.55%)
  • Chemical engineering (17.56%)

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

Carbon nanotube, Nanotechnology, Chemical engineering, Nanotube and Fullerene are his primary areas of study. Richard E. Smalley has included themes like Carbon, Organic chemistry and Raman spectroscopy in his Carbon nanotube study. His Carbon research integrates issues from Buckminsterfullerene, Atomic physics and Cluster.

Richard E. Smalley interconnects Catalysis, Scanning electron microscope and Amorphous carbon in the investigation of issues within Nanotechnology. His work deals with themes such as Scientific method, Phase and Solubility, which intersect with Chemical engineering. As a part of the same scientific family, he mostly works in the field of Fullerene, focusing on Carbon nanobud and, on occasion, Buckypaper and Selective chemistry of single-walled nanotubes.

Between 2004 and 2013, his most popular works were:

  • Mammalian pharmacokinetics of carbon nanotubes using intrinsic near-infrared fluorescence. (415 citations)
  • Carbon nanotube‐enhanced thermal destruction of cancer cells in a noninvasive radiofrequency field (380 citations)
  • True solutions of single-walled carbon nanotubes for assembly into macroscopic materials (370 citations)

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

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Organic chemistry
  • Electron

His scientific interests lie mostly in Carbon nanotube, Nanotechnology, Chemical engineering, Nanotube and Organic chemistry. His research in Carbon nanotube intersects with topics in Ultrashort pulse, Spectroscopy, Catalysis, Analytical chemistry and Carbon. The various areas that Richard E. Smalley examines in his Nanotechnology study include Physicist and Viscosity.

His Chemical engineering study combines topics in areas such as Hydrogen, In vitro, Chemical vapor deposition and Raman spectroscopy. Richard E. Smalley has researched Nanotube in several fields, including Fluorescence, Polymer, Molecule, Hydrogen bond and Crystallite. Many of his research projects under Organic chemistry are closely connected to Blood serum, Acute toxicity and Pharmacokinetics with Blood serum, Acute toxicity and Pharmacokinetics, tying the diverse disciplines of science together.

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Top Publications

C 60 : Buckminsterfullerene

H. W. Kroto;H. W. Kroto;J. R. Heath;S. C. O’Brien;R. F. Curl.
Nature (1985)

18268 Citations

Crystalline Ropes of Metallic Carbon Nanotubes

Andreas Thess;Roland Lee;Pavel Nikolaev;Hongjie Dai.
Science (1996)

7769 Citations

Band gap fluorescence from individual single-walled carbon nanotubes.

Michael J. O'Connell;Sergei M. Bachilo;Chad B. Huffman;Valerie C. Moore.
Science (2002)

4327 Citations

Electronic structure of atomically resolved carbon nanotubes

Jeroen W. G. Wilder;Liesbeth C. Venema;Andrew G. Rinzler;Richard E. Smalley.
Nature (1998)

4228 Citations

Individual single-wall carbon nanotubes as quantum wires

Sander J. Tans;Michel H. Devoret;Hongjie Dai;Andreas Thess.
Nature (1997)

4095 Citations

Structure-Assigned Optical Spectra of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

Sergei M. Bachilo;Michael S. Strano;Carter Kittrell;Robert H. Hauge.
Science (2002)

3479 Citations

Nanotubes as nanoprobes in scanning probe microscopy

Hongjie Dai;Jason H. Hafner;Andrew G. Rinzler;Daniel T. Colbert.
Nature (1996)

3022 Citations

Diameter-Selective Raman Scattering from Vibrational Modes in Carbon Nanotubes

Apparao M. Rao;E. Richter;Shunji Bandow;Bruce Chase.
Science (1997)

2674 Citations

Gas-phase catalytic growth of single-walled carbon nanotubes from carbon monoxide

Pavel Nikolaev;Michael J Bronikowski;R.Kelley Bradley;Frank Rohmund.
Chemical Physics Letters (1999)

2550 Citations

Catalytic growth of single-walled manotubes by laser vaporization

T. Guo;P. Nikolaev;A. Thess;D.T. Colbert.
Chemical Physics Letters (1995)

2512 Citations

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