Title: Nuclear science and technology research in India

Authors: Anil Sagar, B.S. Kademani

Addresses: Scientific Information Resource Division, Knowledge Management Group, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai (MH) 400 085, India. ' Scientific Information Resource Division, Knowledge Management Group, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai (MH) 400 085, India

Abstract: The present study is aimed at analysing the growth of Indian publications in nuclear science and technology. The International Nuclear Information System (INIS) database is used as a tool to analyse the focused areas of this field for the period 2000-2009. Journal Citation Report – 2008 (Science Edition) is used for eliciting information related to journal impact factors. The database contained a total of 29,763 publications covered by all the channels of communication during the period and the study is limited only to 17,309 publications published in journals. The study analyses the broad features of Indian nuclear science and technology focusing on its publication growth characteristics, percentage of publications published in India and other countries, India

Keywords: India; nuclear science; nuclear technology; publication productivity; collaboration trends; nuclear knowledge management; International Nuclear Information System; INIS database; nuclear enegy; nuclear power.

DOI: 10.1504/IJNKM.2011.042004

International Journal of Nuclear Knowledge Management, 2011 Vol.5 No.3, pp.272 - 289

Received: 08 May 2021
Accepted: 12 May 2021

Published online: 20 Aug 2011 *

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