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Modeling the growth of Indian and Chinese liquid crystals literature as reflected in Science Citation Index (1997–2006)

  • S. L. SangamEmail author
  • Liang Liming
  • Gireesh A. Ganjihal


The present paper describes the application of growth models as suggested by Egghe and Ravichadra Rao (Scientometrics 25:5–46, 1992). The scope of the paper is limited to study the growth and dynamics of Indian and Chinese publications in the field of liquid crystals research (1997–2006).


Scientometrics Modeling the growth Liquid crystals 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. L. Sangam
    • 1
    Email author
  • Liang Liming
    • 2
  • Gireesh A. Ganjihal
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Library and Information ScienceKarnatak UniversityDharwadIndia
  2. 2.Institute of Science, Technology and SocietyHenan Normal UniversityXinxiangPeople’s Republic of China

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