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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science H-index 136 Citations 153,454 662 World Ranking 90 National Ranking 5

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Awards & Achievements

2009 - Fellow of the Mineralogical Society of America

2007 - Gregori Aminoff Prize, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for his structural studies of carbon nanotubes

2007 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

2005 - Distinguished Scientist Award, Mineralogical Society of America

2002 - Benjamin Franklin Medal, Franklin Institute

2000 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation For the discovery of carbon nanotube and promotion of its research and development

1985 - Nishina Memorial Prize

Foreign Member, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Organic chemistry
  • Oxygen

Sumio Iijima spends much of his time researching Carbon nanotube, Nanotechnology, Carbon, Chemical engineering and Nanotube. His Carbon nanotube research includes themes of Fullerene, Transmission electron microscopy, Molecule and Analytical chemistry. His work in Nanotechnology covers topics such as Electrode which are related to areas like Doping.

His research in Carbon intersects with topics in Crystallography, Graphite, Molecular physics and Graphene. His work in Graphene addresses issues such as Monolayer, which are connected to fields such as Sheet resistance. His Chemical engineering study also includes fields such as

  • Catalysis which intersects with area such as Chemical vapor deposition,
  • Laser ablation together with Carbon nanotube supported catalyst.

His most cited work include:

  • Helical microtubules of graphitic carbon (33019 citations)
  • Single-shell carbon nanotubes of 1-nm diameter (6415 citations)
  • Roll-to-roll production of 30-inch graphene films for transparent electrodes (6245 citations)

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

His scientific interests lie mostly in Carbon nanotube, Nanotechnology, Carbon, Chemical engineering and Transmission electron microscopy. His work deals with themes such as Fullerene and Raman spectroscopy, Analytical chemistry, which intersect with Carbon nanotube. His Fullerene study frequently draws connections to adjacent fields such as Molecular physics.

His Nanotechnology study incorporates themes from Molecule, Electrode and Vaporization. His Carbon study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Inorganic chemistry, Graphite, Laser ablation and Adsorption. His Chemical engineering research includes themes of Chemical vapor deposition, Organic chemistry and Catalysis.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Carbon nanotube (62.50%)
  • Nanotechnology (54.76%)
  • Carbon (49.56%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2009-2021)?

  • Carbon nanotube (62.50%)
  • Nanotechnology (54.76%)
  • Chemical engineering (48.89%)

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

Sumio Iijima mainly focuses on Carbon nanotube, Nanotechnology, Chemical engineering, Carbon and Graphene. His studies deal with areas such as Chemical physics, Chemical vapor deposition, Fullerene and Raman spectroscopy, Analytical chemistry as well as Carbon nanotube. Sumio Iijima has included themes like Supercapacitor, Composite material and Electrode in his Nanotechnology study.

His Chemical engineering research includes elements of Organic chemistry, Catalysis and Polymer. Sumio Iijima interconnects Inorganic chemistry, Adsorption, Radiochemistry, Graphite and Thermogravimetric analysis in the investigation of issues within Carbon. His work carried out in the field of Graphene brings together such families of science as Optoelectronics, Monolayer and Dopant.

Between 2009 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Roll-to-roll production of 30-inch graphene films for transparent electrodes (6245 citations)
  • Roll-to-roll production of 30-inch graphene films for transparent electrodes (6245 citations)
  • Extracting the full potential of single-walled carbon nanotubes as durable supercapacitor electrodes operable at 4 V with high power and energy density. (476 citations)

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

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Organic chemistry
  • Oxygen

His main research concerns Nanotechnology, Carbon nanotube, Chemical engineering, Single-walled carbon nanohorn and Carbon. His studies in Nanotechnology integrate themes in fields like Supercapacitor and Electrochemistry. His Carbon nanotube research incorporates themes from Chemical vapor deposition, Fullerene, Electrode and Photoluminescence, Analytical chemistry.

His research integrates issues of Ultra-high vacuum, Organic chemistry, Phase and Doping in his study of Chemical engineering. His study in Carbon is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Hybrid material, Bone tissue, Bone regeneration, Biomedical engineering and Aqueous solution. In his study, Indium tin oxide, Sheet resistance, Monolayer and Flexible electronics is inextricably linked to Transparent conducting film, which falls within the broad field of Graphene foam.

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Top Publications

Helical microtubules of graphitic carbon

Sumio Iijima.
Nature (1991)

52533 Citations

Single-shell carbon nanotubes of 1-nm diameter

Sumio Iijima;Toshinari Ichihashi.
Nature (1993)

10731 Citations

Roll-to-roll production of 30-inch graphene films for transparent electrodes

Sukang Bae;Hyeongkeun Kim;Youngbin Lee;Xiangfan Xu.
Nature Nanotechnology (2010)

8023 Citations

Gold catalysts prepared by coprecipitation for low-temperature oxidation of hydrogen and of carbon monoxide

M. Haruta;N. Yamada;T. Kobayashi;S. Iijima.
Journal of Catalysis (1989)

3760 Citations

Water-Assisted Highly Efficient Synthesis of Impurity-Free Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

Kenji Hata;Don N. Futaba;Kohei Mizuno;Tatsunori Namai.
Science (2004)

2978 Citations

Shape-engineerable and highly densely packed single-walled carbon nanotubes and their application as super-capacitor electrodes

Don N. Futaba;Kenji Hata;Takeo Yamada;Tatsuki Hiraoka.
Nature Materials (2006)

1993 Citations

Direct evidence for atomic defects in graphene layers

Ayako Hashimoto;Kazu Suenaga;Alexandre Gloter;Alexandre Gloter;Koki Urita;Koki Urita.
Nature (2004)

1694 Citations

Structural flexibility of carbon nanotubes

Sumio Iijima;Charles Brabec;Amitesh Maiti;Jerzy Bernholc.
Journal of Chemical Physics (1996)

1529 Citations

Opening carbon nanotubes with oxygen and implications for filling

P. M. Ajayan;T. W. Ebbesen;T. Ichihashi;S. Iijima.
Nature (1993)

1347 Citations

Nano-aggregates of single-walled graphitic carbon nano-horns

S. Iijima;M. Yudasaka;R. Yamada;S. Bandow.
Chemical Physics Letters (1999)

1227 Citations

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