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Perovskite Leader's Co-Founder Acknowledged as one of World's Most Influential Researchers

13 Dec 2017

Oxford PV - The Perovskite CompanyTM, the leader in the field of perovskite solar cells, announced that Professor Henry Snaith, the company's Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer has tied for number one position in the Clarivate Analytics' annual listing of highly cited researchers, with 29 "Hot Papers" on perovskite solar cells, acknowledging him as one of the world's most influential researchers.

This follows recognition of Professor Snaith by Clarivate Analytics as a 2017 Citation Laureate, in September this year.

Clarivate Analytics' annual listing of highly cited researchers, ranks scientists that have distinguished themselves by publishing a high number of papers, that come in the top 1% most cited in their respective fields, over a recent 11 year period, in the Web of Science's  comprehensive citation database. In addition, Clarivate Analytics annually creates the "Hottest Researchers" list, ranking the top 21 most influential researchers worldwide, that have produced "Hot Papers" - high impact papers with the highest numbers of citations by other scientists, over the last two years.

"We congratulate Professor Henry Snaith for being named a Clarivate Analytics 2017 Citation Laureate, a 2017 Highly Cited Researcher, and also one of the world's Hottest Researchers," stated David Pendlebury, Senior Citation Analyst at Clarivate Analytics. "His outsized production of influential papers on perovskite solar cells has positioned him as a global leader in research on next generation energy sources."

"We are delighted that Henry has been recognised for the prominence of his research in the field of perovskite solar cells. The significant value the academic community has placed on Henry's research, quantifies the opportunity perovskite solar cells presents, to dramatically transform solar cell efficiency and economics, of which Oxford PV is at the forefront of commercialising." commented Frank Averdung, Chief Executive Officer, at Oxford PV.

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