Global research trends in materials chemistry: a scientometric perspective Online publication date: Tue, 09-May-2017
by Ganesh Surwase; B.S. Kademani
International Journal of Nuclear Knowledge Management (IJNKM), Vol. 7, No. 1, 2017
Abstract: This paper attempts to highlight quantitatively and qualitatively the growth and development of world literature on materials chemistry in terms of journal papers and citations as per Scopus database. A total of 67,375 papers and 493,098 citations received to these papers were downloaded from Scopus database for the period 2008-2012. The objective of the study was to perform a scientometric analysis of all materials chemistry research papers in the world. The parameters studied include year-wise growth of papers and citations, continent-wise distribution of papers and citations, country-wise distribution of papers, publication efficiency index and activity index, institute-wise distribution of papers and highly preferred journals.
Online publication date: Tue, 09-May-2017
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