, Volume 45, Issue 2, pp 233-250

Scientometric portrait of nobel laureate Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin

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Abstract

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin (1910–1994), the renowned crystallographer and the Nobel prize winner in Chemistry (1964) was responsible for developing the X-ray diffraction method of finding the exact structure of large and complicated molecules, such as Penicillin, Vitamin B-12, Insulin, etc. Her 180 publications during 1932–1988 were analyzed by domains, authorship pattern, publication productivity, scattering of publications and the keywords used in the titles of her papers.