, Volume 38, Issue 2, pp 321–325 | Cite as

Nanoscience and nanotecnology on the balance

  • T. Braun
  • A. Schubert
  • S. Zsindely
Short Communication


A number of advantages of nanostructured materials over bulk materials and their potential applications in many scientific and technological fields have been revealed in recent years. To find out the main growth and trends of this exciting new scienence and technology fields the growth rate of the nano-prefixed terms in the title of journal papers has been measured. It has been shown that the investigations dealing with graphite nanotubes represent kinetically the most active field of research in the nanosciences.


Doubling Time Citation Rate Journal Paper Main Growth Quantum Crystal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Braun
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. Schubert
    • 2
  • S. Zsindely
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Inorganic and Analytical ChemistryL. Eötvös UniversityBudapestHungary
  2. 2.Information Science and Scientometrics Research Unit (ISSRU)Library of the Hungarian Academy of SciencesBudapestHungary

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