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Scientometrics

, Volume 9, Issue 5–6, pp 197–207 | Cite as

On the behaviour of information flows in multicomponent polymer systems research

  • Yu. S. Lipatov
  • L. V. Denisenko
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Abstract

The behaviour of information flows in multicomponent polymer systems over the 1979–1983 period is analyzed. It has been found that this field of science obeys general relationships valid for other established sciences. Its special features are a high concentration of information (only 9 journals) and a wide scatter of papers among a great number of peripheral journals. The doubling times for papers and journals as well as the doubling period for papers in a single journal have been determined, they are 3.2, 4.6 and 5.6 years respectively.

Keywords

Polymer System Research Doubling Time Information Flow Polymer System 
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© Akadémiai Kiadó 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu. S. Lipatov
    • 1
  • L. V. Denisenko
    • 1
  1. 1.The Institute of Macromolecular ChemistryAcademy of Sciences, Ukrainian SSRKiev(USSR)

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