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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science D-index 68 Citations 14,799 300 World Ranking 2067 National Ranking 681

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Awards & Achievements

2016 - Fellow of the Materials Research Society For the discovery and development of responsive soft matter electro-optical and photosensitive molecular architectures based on polymer and/or liquid crystalline materials.

2007 - SPIE Fellow

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Optics
  • Polymer
  • Organic chemistry

His primary areas of study are Liquid crystal, Optics, Polymer, Optoelectronics and Holography. Timothy J. Bunning studies Cholesteric liquid crystal, a branch of Liquid crystal. Many of his research projects under Optics are closely connected to Oscillation with Oscillation, tying the diverse disciplines of science together.

His Diffraction efficiency research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Volume hologram and Diffraction grating. The study incorporates disciplines such as Cantilever and Polymer chemistry in addition to Polymer. His Optoelectronics research incorporates themes from Reflection and Nanotechnology, Nanostructure.

His most cited work include:

  • Holographic Polymer-Dispersed Liquid Crystals (H-PDLCs)1 (513 citations)
  • Electrically switchable volume gratings in polymer‐dispersed liquid crystals (412 citations)
  • Bragg gratings in an acrylate polymer consisting of periodic polymer-dispersed liquid-crystal planes (356 citations)

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

Timothy J. Bunning mainly focuses on Liquid crystal, Optics, Optoelectronics, Polymer and Holography. Timothy J. Bunning has researched Liquid crystal in several fields, including Diffraction efficiency, Grating, Reflection and Photopolymer. His Diffraction, Polarization, Diffraction grating, Anisotropy and Refractive index investigations are all subjects of Optics research.

His Optoelectronics research includes themes of Azobenzene and Laser. The concepts of his Polymer study are interwoven with issues in Nanotechnology and Polymer chemistry. Many of his studies on Holography involve topics that are commonly interrelated, such as Fiber Bragg grating.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Liquid crystal (63.55%)
  • Optics (40.39%)
  • Optoelectronics (35.22%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2015-2021)?

  • Liquid crystal (63.55%)
  • Optoelectronics (35.22%)
  • Optics (40.39%)

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

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Liquid crystal, Optoelectronics, Optics, Polymer and Nanotechnology. His Liquid crystal study focuses on Cholesteric liquid crystal in particular. His Cholesteric liquid crystal study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Reflection, Superstructure and Molecular switch.

The Optoelectronics study combines topics in areas such as Layer, Laser and Holography. As a part of the same scientific study, Timothy J. Bunning usually deals with the Polymer, concentrating on Ionic bonding and frequently concerns with Wavelength. His Nanotechnology study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Nanocellulose and Liquid Crystalline Materials.

Between 2015 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Three-dimensional control of the helical axis of a chiral nematic liquid crystal by light (241 citations)
  • Stimuli-directed self-organized chiral superstructures for adaptive windows enabled by mesogen-functionalized graphene (100 citations)
  • Stimuli-Driven Control of the Helical Axis of Self-Organized Soft Helical Superstructures. (99 citations)

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

  • Optics
  • Polymer
  • Organic chemistry

Timothy J. Bunning mainly investigates Liquid crystal, Nanotechnology, Optoelectronics, Superstructure and Photonics. His studies in Liquid crystal integrate themes in fields like Supramolecular chemistry, Photonic crystal, Grating, Diffraction grating and Halogen bond. Photonic crystal is a subfield of Optics that Timothy J. Bunning explores.

His research links Molecular physics with Optics. Timothy J. Bunning interconnects Orthorhombic crystal system, Crystal structure, Diffraction and Holography in the investigation of issues within Optoelectronics. In his study, Polymer is inextricably linked to Refractive index matching, which falls within the broad field of Holography.

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Best Publications

Holographic Polymer-Dispersed Liquid Crystals (H-PDLCs)1

T. J. Bunning;L. V. Natarajan;V. P. Tondiglia;R. L. Sutherland.
Annual Review of Materials Science (2000)

794 Citations

Electrically switchable volume gratings in polymer‐dispersed liquid crystals

R. L. Sutherland;V. P. Tondiglia;L. V. Natarajan;T. J. Bunning.
Applied Physics Letters (1994)

595 Citations

Bragg gratings in an acrylate polymer consisting of periodic polymer-dispersed liquid-crystal planes

R. L. Sutherland;L. V. Natarajan;V. P. Tondiglia;T. J. Bunning.
Chemistry of Materials (1993)

519 Citations

A high frequency photodriven polymer oscillator

Timothy J. White;Timothy J. White;Nelson V. Tabiryan;Svetlana V. Serak;Uladzimir A. Hrozhyk.
Soft Matter (2008)

333 Citations

Three-dimensional control of the helical axis of a chiral nematic liquid crystal by light

Zhi-gang Zheng;Yannian Li;Hari Krishna Bisoyi;Ling Wang.
Nature (2016)

303 Citations

Switchable Holographic Polymer-Dispersed Liquid Crystal Reflection Gratings Based on Thiol−Ene Photopolymerization

Lalgudi V. Natarajan;Christina K. Shepherd;Donna M. Brandelik;Richard L. Sutherland.
Chemistry of Materials (2003)

233 Citations

Liquid crystalline polymer cantilever oscillators fueled by light

Svetlana Serak;Nelson Tabiryan;Rafael Vergara;Timothy J. White.
Soft Matter (2010)

215 Citations

Light-activated shape memory of glassy, azobenzene liquid crystalline polymer networks

Kyung Min Lee;Hilmar Koerner;Richard A. Vaia;Timothy J. Bunning.
Soft Matter (2011)

213 Citations

Dynamic color in stimuli-responsive cholesteric liquid crystals

Timothy J. White;Michael E. McConney;Timothy J. Bunning.
Journal of Materials Chemistry (2010)

211 Citations

ELECTRO-OPTICAL SWITCHING CHARACTERISTICS OF VOLUME HOLOGRAMS IN POLYMER DISPERSED LIQUID CRYSTALS

L.V. Natarajan;R.L. Sutherland;V.P. Tondiglia;T.J. Bunning.
Journal of Nonlinear Optical Physics & Materials (1996)

207 Citations

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