According to StatNano statistics, nearly 74,000 nano articles are indexed in the Web of Science database by the mid-2017. In this regards, Iran has been ranked 5th among the global countries by publishing 4200 articles (about 5.7% of all publications).
By the mid-2017, nearly 74,000 nano articles have been indexed in the web of Science database. The following table shows the competing contribution of global countries. As shown, 20 countries have published over 1,000 nano articles in the same period.
Among top 10 countries in this ranking, five countries arise from Asia. It implies that the Asian countries, especially East Asian ones have put the main focus of their research perspective on nanoscience and nanotechnology. In 2017, approximately 18% of China’s and India’s total scientific publications and 16.5% of South Korea’s are allocated to the nanotechnology.
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