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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 43 Citations 9,042 100 World Ranking 7645 National Ranking 2035

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Awards & Achievements

1989 - Fellow of American Physical Society (APS) Citation In recognition of important research on the ultrastructure and properties of polymers

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Organic chemistry
  • Polymer
  • Molecule

W. Wade Adams mainly focuses on Carbon nanotube, Liquid crystal, Nanotechnology, Scanning electron microscope and Polymer. His Carbon nanotube research is under the purview of Chemical engineering. His research in Liquid crystal intersects with topics in Diffraction efficiency and Crystal.

His Carbon nanotube actuators, Mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes, Nanomaterials and Graphene study in the realm of Nanotechnology connects with subjects such as Research areas. His studies deal with areas such as Amorphous solid, Curing and Lamellar structure as well as Scanning electron microscope. His Polymer research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Fibroin, Polymer science and Spider, Araneus diadematus, Spider silk.

His most cited work include:

  • Macroscopic, Neat, Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Fibers (649 citations)
  • Electrically switchable volume gratings in polymer‐dispersed liquid crystals (412 citations)
  • Synthesis, Structure, and Properties of PBO/SWNT Composites & (403 citations)

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

W. Wade Adams mainly investigates Polymer, Liquid crystal, Crystallography, Composite material and Molecule. His Polymer study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Fiber and Nanotechnology, Carbon nanotube. As a member of one scientific family, W. Wade Adams mostly works in the field of Carbon nanotube, focusing on Organic chemistry and, on occasion, Chemical engineering.

His Liquid crystal study also includes

  • Siloxane together with Molecular dynamics,
  • Holography, which have a strong connection to Scanning electron microscope and Diffraction. He has researched Crystallography in several fields, including Dihedral angle, X-ray crystallography and Ring. His research in Molecule intersects with topics in Substituent, Intramolecular force, Stereochemistry and Polymer chemistry.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Polymer (23.03%)
  • Liquid crystal (23.03%)
  • Crystallography (19.74%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2003-2019)?

  • Carbon nanotube (11.84%)
  • Nanotechnology (6.58%)
  • Chemical engineering (12.50%)

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

His scientific interests lie mostly in Carbon nanotube, Nanotechnology, Chemical engineering, Polymer and Composite material. His Carbon nanotube research integrates issues from van der Waals force, Phase, Graphene and Liquid crystal. W. Wade Adams combines subjects such as Ion and Supersonic speed with his study of Nanotechnology.

W. Wade Adams interconnects Yield, Organic chemistry, Alkyl and Raman spectroscopy in the investigation of issues within Chemical engineering. His work in Polymer tackles topics such as Nanocomposite which are related to areas like Rigid rod polymers and Rheology. W. Wade Adams has included themes like Colloid and Molecule in his Composite material study.

Between 2003 and 2019, his most popular works were:

  • Macroscopic, Neat, Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Fibers (649 citations)
  • True solutions of single-walled carbon nanotubes for assembly into macroscopic materials (370 citations)
  • Phase Behavior and Rheology of SWNTs in Superacids (295 citations)

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

  • Organic chemistry
  • Polymer
  • Molecule

His primary areas of study are Carbon nanotube, Nanotechnology, Liquid crystal, Phase and Carbon nanotube actuators. The study incorporates disciplines such as Inorganic chemistry, van der Waals force and Base in addition to Carbon nanotube. His Liquid crystal study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Optical properties of carbon nanotubes, Mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes, Nanotube and Polymer.

Polymer is a subfield of Organic chemistry that he explores. The Phase study combines topics in areas such as Dispersion and Chemical engineering. His Chemical engineering study incorporates themes from Sulfuric acid and Spinning.

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Best Publications

Macroscopic, Neat, Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Fibers

Lars M. Ericson;Hua Fan;Haiqing Peng;Virginia A. Davis.
Science (2004)

892 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

Synthesis, Structure, and Properties of PBO/SWNT Composites &

Satish Kumar;Thuy D. Dang;Fred E. Arnold;Arup R. Bhattacharyya.
Macromolecules (2002)

583 Citations

True solutions of single-walled carbon nanotubes for assembly into macroscopic materials

Virginia A. Davis;Virginia A. Davis;A. Nicholas G. Parra-Vasquez;Micah J. Green;Micah J. Green;Pradeep K. Rai.
Nature Nanotechnology (2009)

449 Citations

Crystal Structures, Phase Transitions and Energy Calculations of Poly(p-phenylene) Oligomers

Kenneth N. Baker;Albert V. Fratini;Timothy Resch;Howard C. Knachel.
Polymer (1993)

416 Citations

Phase Behavior and Rheology of SWNTs in Superacids

Virginia A. Davis;Lars M. Ericson;A. Nicholas G. Parra-Vasquez;Hua Fan.
Macromolecules (2004)

404 Citations

Mechanical and thermal properties of dragline silk from the spider Nephila clavipes

Philip M. Cunniff;Stephen A. Fossey;Margaret A. Auerbach;John W. Song.
Polymers for Advanced Technologies (1994)

324 Citations

Dissolution of Pristine Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Superacids by Direct Protonation

Sivarajan Ramesh;Lars M. Ericson;Virginia A. Davis;Rajesh K. Saini.
Journal of Physical Chemistry B (2004)

314 Citations

Silk polymers : materials science and biotechnology

David Kaplan;W. Wade Adams;Barry Farmer;Christopher Viney.
(1993)

289 Citations

Structure and morphology of electrospun silk nanofibers

Shahrzad Zarkoob;R.K Eby;Darrell H Reneker;Steven D Hudson.
Polymer (2004)

241 Citations

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