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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science H-index 187 Citations 171,412 1,002 World Ranking 14 National Ranking 1

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Awards & Achievements

2013 - Member of the National Academy of Engineering For contributions to science, engineering, and commercialization of organic polymer semiconductor devices.

2007 - IEEE Daniel E. Noble Award for Emerging Technologies “For pioneering contributions to the development of organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs)”

2002 - Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK)

1998 - Rumford Medal, Royal Society (UK) In recognition of his leading research in the development of polymer-based electronics and optoelectronics leading to a very rapid growth of development activities aimed at plastic electronic displays, with advantages of very low cost, flexibility, and the option of curved or flat surfaces

1993 - Fellow of the Royal Society, United Kingdom

1991 - Interdisciplinary Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry (UK)


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Organic chemistry
  • Electron

His primary areas of study are Optoelectronics, Polymer, Light-emitting diode, Exciton and Nanotechnology. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Perovskite and Electroluminescence. His Electroluminescence research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Substrate and Charge carrier.

Richard H. Friend usually deals with Polymer and limits it to topics linked to Chemical engineering and Organic chemistry. The concepts of his Exciton study are interwoven with issues in Chemical physics, Heterojunction, Molecular physics, Singlet state and Atomic physics. His Photoluminescence research includes themes of Photochemistry and Quantum efficiency.

His most cited work include:

  • Light-emitting diodes based on conjugated polymers (9161 citations)
  • Electroluminescence in conjugated polymers (4801 citations)
  • Two-dimensional charge transport in self-organized, high-mobility conjugated polymers (3593 citations)

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

Richard H. Friend mostly deals with Optoelectronics, Polymer, Photoluminescence, Electroluminescence and Light-emitting diode. His Optoelectronics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Perovskite and Exciton. His Exciton study incorporates themes from Chemical physics, Heterojunction, Molecular physics and Excited state, Singlet state.

His studies deal with areas such as Chemical engineering, Nanotechnology and Polymer chemistry as well as Polymer. His research in Photoluminescence tackles topics such as Photochemistry which are related to areas like Poly and Absorption. Richard H. Friend mostly deals with Polyfluorene in his studies of Electroluminescence.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Optoelectronics (39.75%)
  • Polymer (26.63%)
  • Photoluminescence (17.97%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2014-2021)?

  • Optoelectronics (39.75%)
  • Perovskite (8.90%)
  • Light-emitting diode (15.42%)

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

His primary areas of investigation include Optoelectronics, Perovskite, Light-emitting diode, Photoluminescence and Halide. Richard H. Friend combines subjects such as OLED, Exciton and Electroluminescence with his study of Optoelectronics. His Exciton study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Chemical physics, Singlet fission, Organic semiconductor, Molecular physics and Atomic physics.

His Perovskite research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Nanocrystal, Nanotechnology, Luminescence, Inorganic chemistry and Semiconductor. The study incorporates disciplines such as Photochemistry, Ultrafast laser spectroscopy and Absorption in addition to Photoluminescence. His study on Halide also encompasses disciplines like

  • Thin film together with Range,
  • Chemical engineering which intersects with area such as Polymer.

Between 2014 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Overcoming the electroluminescence efficiency limitations of perovskite light-emitting diodes. (1357 citations)
  • Organic solar cells based on non-fullerene acceptors. (1093 citations)
  • Perovskite light-emitting diodes based on solution-processed self-organized multiple quantum wells (760 citations)

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

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Organic chemistry
  • Electron

Perovskite, Optoelectronics, Light-emitting diode, Halide and Photoluminescence are his primary areas of study. The various areas that Richard H. Friend examines in his Perovskite study include Nanocrystal, Nanotechnology, Luminescence, Diode and Semiconductor. His studies in Diode integrate themes in fields like Spontaneous emission, Passivation, Engineering physics and Polymer.

Richard H. Friend works mostly in the field of Semiconductor, limiting it down to topics relating to Chemical physics and, in certain cases, Exciton, as a part of the same area of interest. Richard H. Friend combines subjects such as Acceptor and Electroluminescence with his study of Optoelectronics. His Light-emitting diode research includes themes of Quantum well and Yield.

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Top Publications

Light-emitting diodes based on conjugated polymers

J. H. Burroughes;D. D. C. Bradley;A. R. Brown;R. N. Marks.
Nature (1990)

15057 Citations

Electroluminescence in conjugated polymers

R. H. Friend;R. W. Gymer;A. B. Holmes;J. H. Burroughes.
Nature (1999)

7322 Citations

Two-dimensional charge transport in self-organized, high-mobility conjugated polymers

Henning Sirringhaus;P. J. Brown;R. H. Friend;M. M. Nielsen.
Nature (1999)

4984 Citations

Efficient photodiodes from interpenetrating polymer networks

J. J. M. Halls;C. A. Walsh;N. C. Greenham;E. A. Marseglia.
Nature (1995)

3999 Citations

High-Resolution Inkjet Printing of All-Polymer Transistor Circuits

H. Sirringhaus;T. Kawase;R. H. Friend;T. Shimoda.
Science (2000)

3923 Citations

Integrated Optoelectronic Devices Based on Conjugated Polymers

Henning Sirringhaus;Nir Tessler;Richard H. Friend.
Science (1998)

3437 Citations

Self-Organized Discotic Liquid Crystals for High-Efficiency Organic Photovoltaics

Lukas Schmidt-Mende;Andreas Fechtenkötter;Klaus Müllen;Ellen Moons.
Science (2001)

2688 Citations

Bright light-emitting diodes based on organometal halide perovskite

Zhi-Kuang Tan;Reza Saberi Moghaddam;May Ling Lai;Pablo Docampo.
Nature Nanotechnology (2014)

2577 Citations

General observation of n-type field-effect behaviour in organic semiconductors

Lay-Lay Chua;Lay-Lay Chua;Jana Zaumseil;Jui-Fen Chang;Eric C.-W. Ou.
Nature (2005)

2545 Citations

Efficient light-emitting diodes based on polymers with high electron affinities

N. C. Greenham;S. C. Moratti;D. D. C. Bradley;R. H. Friend.
Nature (1993)

2163 Citations

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