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H-Index & Metrics

Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science D-index 55 Citations 12,760 194 World Ranking 4413 National Ranking 1257

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Awards & Achievements

2019 - ASME Gustus L. Larson Memorial Award

2017 - Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Composite material
  • Nanotechnology
  • Electrical engineering

Yong Zhu spends much of his time researching Nanotechnology, Carbon nanotube, Optoelectronics, Nanowire and Electrical conductor. His work on Graphene as part of general Nanotechnology study is frequently linked to Extramural, therefore connecting diverse disciplines of science. Yong Zhu works mostly in the field of Optoelectronics, limiting it down to concerns involving Capacitive sensing and, occasionally, Mechanical resonance and Mechanical load.

His Nanowire research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Actuator, Silicon, Scanning electron microscope and Nanostructure. His Silver nanowires study, which is part of a larger body of work in Electrical conductor, is frequently linked to Substrate, bridging the gap between disciplines. His research investigates the connection with Silver nanowires and areas like Robotic systems which intersect with concerns in Wearable computer.

His most cited work include:

  • Highly Conductive and Stretchable Silver Nanowire Conductors (850 citations)
  • Wearable multifunctional sensors using printed stretchable conductors made of silver nanowires (601 citations)
  • Nanomaterial‐Enabled Stretchable Conductors: Strategies, Materials and Devices (420 citations)

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

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Nanotechnology, Nanowire, Composite material, Optoelectronics and Microelectromechanical systems. His study on Carbon nanotube, Silver nanowires, Nanoscopic scale and Nanomaterials is often connected to Nanomechanics as part of broader study in Nanotechnology. His Nanomaterials research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Graphene and Stretchable electronics.

The various areas that Yong Zhu examines in his Nanowire study include Ultimate tensile strength, Nanostructure, Characterization, Scanning electron microscope and Deformation mechanism. His work on Stress, Buckling and Modulus as part of general Composite material research is often related to Substrate, thus linking different fields of science. His Optoelectronics research includes elements of Patch antenna and Antenna.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Nanotechnology (36.78%)
  • Nanowire (32.76%)
  • Composite material (25.29%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Nanowire (32.76%)
  • Composite material (25.29%)
  • Nanotechnology (36.78%)

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

Yong Zhu mainly investigates Nanowire, Composite material, Nanotechnology, Electrical conductor and Stretchable electronics. His Nanowire research incorporates elements of Plasticity, Crystal twinning, Volumetric flow rate, Deformation and Condensed matter physics. His work on Stress, Polymer, Ultimate tensile strength and Thermo mechanical as part of general Composite material study is frequently connected to In situ, therefore bridging the gap between diverse disciplines of science and establishing a new relationship between them.

His research in Nanomaterials and Silver nanowires are components of Nanotechnology. His studies deal with areas such as Optoelectronics, Porosity, Printed electronics and Graphene as well as Electrical conductor. His study focuses on the intersection of Stretchable electronics and fields such as Elastomer with connections in the field of Thin film, Delamination and Conductor.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Nanomaterial-Enabled Wearable Sensors for Healthcare. (166 citations)
  • Printing Conductive Nanomaterials for Flexible and Stretchable Electronics: A Review of Materials, Processes, and Applications (106 citations)
  • Electrohydrodynamic printing of silver nanowires for flexible and stretchable electronics. (88 citations)

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

  • Composite material
  • Electrical engineering
  • Nanotechnology

Silver nanowires, Nanotechnology, Electrical conductor, Activity tracking and Nanomaterials are his primary areas of study. He has researched Silver nanowires in several fields, including Temperature coefficient and Nanocomposite. His Nanotechnology research incorporates elements of Brittleness, Organic solar cell and Silicon.

His work carried out in the field of Electrical conductor brings together such families of science as Transmittance, Porosity, Printed electronics, Inkwell and Stretchable electronics. His Printed electronics study incorporates themes from Metal nanowires, Wearable technology, Carbon nanotube and Graphene. The Stretchable electronics study combines topics in areas such as Robotics, Function, Systems engineering and Personal health.

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Best Publications

Highly Conductive and Stretchable Silver Nanowire Conductors

Feng Xu;Yong Zhu.
Advanced Materials (2012)

1072 Citations

Wearable multifunctional sensors using printed stretchable conductors made of silver nanowires

Shanshan Yao;Yong Zhu.
Nanoscale (2014)

793 Citations

Nanomaterial‐Enabled Stretchable Conductors: Strategies, Materials and Devices

Shanshan Yao;Yong Zhu.
Advanced Materials (2015)

561 Citations

A review on mechanics and mechanical properties of 2D materials—Graphene and beyond

Deji Akinwande;Christopher J. Brennan;J. Scott Bunch;Philip Egberts.
Extreme Mechanics Letters (2017)

406 Citations

An electromechanical material testing system for in situ electron microscopy and applications

Yong Zhu;Horacio Dante Espinosa.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2005)

394 Citations

Mechanical Properties of Vapor−Liquid−Solid Synthesized Silicon Nanowires

Yong Zhu;Feng Xu;Qingquan Qin;Wayne Y. Fung.
Nano Letters (2009)

369 Citations

Size effects on elasticity, yielding, and fracture of silver nanowires: In situ experiments

Yong Zhu;Qingquan Qin;Feng Xu;Fengru Fan.
Physical Review B (2012)

276 Citations

Surface-Energy-Assisted Perfect Transfer of Centimeter-Scale Monolayer and Few-Layer MoS2 Films onto Arbitrary Substrates

Alper Gurarslan;Yifei Yu;Liqin Su;Yiling Yu.
ACS Nano (2014)

270 Citations

A thermal actuator for nanoscale in situ microscopy testing: design and characterization

Yong Zhu;Alberto Corigliano;Horacio D Espinosa.
Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering (2006)

268 Citations

Stretchable and reversibly deformable radio frequency antennas based on silver nanowires.

Lingnan Song;Amanda C. Myers;Jacob J. Adams;Yong Zhu.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2014)

257 Citations

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