Bibliometric Study of Nanotechnology in India: an Analysis


  • Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, 627 012, India


This paper deals with the bibliometric study of publication on Nanotechnology in India in the Web of Science database. The analysis period is from the year 2001 to September 2011. This paper finds out the individual author’s contribution, geographical distribution, year-wise research in nanotechnology in India. Citation of articles, ranking of Journals, h-index, g-index and gh-index. Histcite and Bibexcel tools are used for data analysis. Consequences of such studies are useful for research administrators, policy architects and endowment agencies.


Bibliometric Analysis, Web of Science, Nanotechnology, India, Authorship Pattern, Research Output, Citation Analysis.

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Library Management

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