Scholarly Output of Material Science Research in India: A Scientometric AnalysisAuthor : J. Arumugam and R. Balasubramani
Volume 9 No.1 January-March 2019 pp 95-100
Material Science is a discipline which elevates the properties of matter and its applications to various areas of science and engineering. This science investigates the relationship between the structure of material and its properties. The researcher has made an attempt to highlight quantitatively and qualitatively the growth and development of scholarly publications by Indian Scientists and researchers on Materials Science during 2009-2018 as reflected in Scopus. This study describes and focuses the various factors such as chronology wise distribution; country wise distribution; ranking of highly cited authors; ranking of highly cited institutions; highly cited journals on Material Science; and predominant funding agencies. The results revealed that the highest number of (16.7%) papers published in 2018 and Journal of Materials Science Materials in Electronics is the predominantly used source for the scholarly publication in Material Science research in India. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore has the highest number of publications in the Material Science research.
Scientometric analysis, Material Science, Scholarly Publications
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