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Scientometrics

, Volume 5, Issue 6, pp 361–374 | Cite as

Citation analysis of physics journals: Comparison of subfields of physics

  • N. Midorikawa
Article

Abstract

In this study, half-life, citation degree, form dispersion and title dispersion of physic journals were investigated, and they were compaired in each subfield with those in other subfields.

The results from this study were that, on the whole, in physics the most preferred medium for physicists is the “journal”; however, in the subfields in which large experimental or observational devices are used, the use of “reports” and “letter journals” is going to increase.

Keywords

Citation Analysis Form Dispersion Prefer Medium Letter Journal Observational Device 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Midorikawa
    • 1
  1. 1.Graduate School of Library and Information ScienceKeio UniversityTokyoJapan

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