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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science H-index 234 Citations 222,424 968 World Ranking 5 National Ranking 4

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Awards & Achievements

2011 - Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE)

2009 - Fellow of the Materials Research Society

2000 - Fellow of Alfred P. Sloan Foundation


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Nanotechnology
  • Organic chemistry
  • Quantum mechanics

His main research concerns Nanotechnology, Nanostructure, Chemical engineering, Nanoparticle and Surface plasmon resonance. Younan Xia has researched Nanotechnology in several fields, including Electrospinning and Nanocages. His research in Nanostructure intersects with topics in Crystallization, Single displacement reaction, Nanorod, Galvanic cell and Nanoshell.

His studies deal with areas such as Inorganic chemistry and Aqueous solution as well as Chemical engineering. His Nanoparticle research includes themes of Transmission electron microscopy, Stereochemistry and Particle size. As a part of the same scientific family, he mostly works in the field of Surface plasmon resonance, focusing on Optics and, on occasion, Optoelectronics and Molecular physics.

His most cited work include:

  • One‐Dimensional Nanostructures: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications (7226 citations)
  • Shape-Controlled Synthesis of Gold and Silver Nanoparticles (5175 citations)
  • Electrospinning of Nanofibers: Reinventing the Wheel?† (4248 citations)

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

Younan Xia mainly investigates Nanotechnology, Chemical engineering, Nanocrystal, Nanostructure and Catalysis. His Nanotechnology research focuses on Nanocages and how it connects with Photothermal therapy. His study looks at the relationship between Chemical engineering and fields such as Polymer, as well as how they intersect with chemical problems.

The Nanocrystal study combines topics in areas such as Octahedron, Nucleation, Crystallography, Inorganic chemistry and Palladium. His Nanostructure research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Nanorod and Surface plasmon resonance. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Electrochemistry and Oxygen reduction.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Nanotechnology (63.87%)
  • Chemical engineering (37.23%)
  • Nanocrystal (32.66%)

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

  • Nanocrystal (32.66%)
  • Chemical engineering (37.23%)
  • Catalysis (23.52%)

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

His primary scientific interests are in Nanocrystal, Chemical engineering, Catalysis, Nanotechnology and Nanocages. His studies in Nanocrystal integrate themes in fields like Octahedron, Icosahedral symmetry, Palladium, Nucleation and Kinetics. Younan Xia combines subjects such as Layer, Electrocatalyst, Bimetallic strip and Oxygen reduction with his study of Chemical engineering.

His Catalysis research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Crystallography, Ion and Electrochemistry. His Nanotechnology research includes elements of Electrospun nanofibers, Noble metal and Plasmon. Controlled release, Biophysics and Neurite is closely connected to Photothermal therapy in his research, which is encompassed under the umbrella topic of Nanocages.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Electrospinning and Electrospun Nanofibers: Methods, Materials, and Applications (636 citations)
  • Electrospinning and Electrospun Nanofibers: Methods, Materials, and Applications (636 citations)
  • One-Dimensional Metal Nanostructures: From Colloidal Syntheses to Applications (73 citations)

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

  • Organic chemistry
  • Quantum mechanics
  • Catalysis

Younan Xia focuses on Catalysis, Nanotechnology, Nanocrystal, Chemical engineering and Nanocages. His Catalysis research incorporates themes from Electrochemistry, Electrode, Metal and Kinetics. His work on Nanomaterials as part of general Nanotechnology research is frequently linked to Shape control, thereby connecting diverse disciplines of science.

His work carried out in the field of Nanocrystal brings together such families of science as Reducing agent, Crystallography, Nanoparticle, Ruthenium and Ion. His Chemical engineering study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Phase-change material, Melting point, Layer, Oxygen evolution and Oxygen reduction. Younan Xia interconnects Photothermal therapy, Cancer cell, Biophysics, Platinum and Galvanic cell in the investigation of issues within Nanocages.

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Top Publications

One‐Dimensional Nanostructures: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications

Younan Xia;Peidong Yang;Yugang Sun;Yiying Wu.
Advanced Materials (2003)

9828 Citations

Shape-Controlled Synthesis of Gold and Silver Nanoparticles

Yugang Sun;Younan Xia.
Science (2002)

7029 Citations

Electrospinning of Nanofibers: Reinventing the Wheel?†

Dan Li;Younan Xia.
Advanced Materials (2004)

5806 Citations

Shape‐Controlled Synthesis of Metal Nanocrystals: Simple Chemistry Meets Complex Physics?

Younan Xia;Yujie Xiong;Byungkwon Lim;Sara E. Skrabalak.
Angewandte Chemie (2009)

4893 Citations

Monodispersed Colloidal Spheres: Old Materials with New Applications

Xia Yn;Gates B;Yin Yd;Lu Y.
Advanced Materials (2000)

2700 Citations

Pd-Pt Bimetallic Nanodendrites with High Activity for Oxygen Reduction

Byungkwon Lim;Majiong Jiang;Pedro H. C. Camargo;Eun Chul Cho.
Science (2009)

2672 Citations


Matthew Rycenga;Claire M. Cobley;Jie Zeng;Weiyang Li.
Chemical Reviews (2011)

2231 Citations

Unconventional Methods for Fabricating and Patterning Nanostructures.

Younan Xia;John A. Rogers;Kateri E. Paul;George M. Whitesides.
Chemical Reviews (1999)

2092 Citations

Gold nanostructures: engineering their plasmonic properties for biomedical applications

Min Hu;Jingyi Chen;Zhi Yuan Li;Leslie Au.
Chemical Society Reviews (2006)

1764 Citations

Crystalline Silver Nanowires by Soft Solution Processing

Yugang Sun;Byron Gates;Brian Mayers;Younan Xia.
Nano Letters (2002)

1746 Citations

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