A chemistry field in search of applications statistical analysis of U.S. fullerene patents

Tibor Braun, András Schubert, Ronald N. Kostoff

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The U.S. patenting activity on the application of fullerenes was discussed. Patent productivity appeared to follow an inverse square law, similar to that of published papers. It was shown that despite some pessimistic manifestations in this respect in the current literature there were many promising approaches regarding the pragmatic aspects of this field of chemistry.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1011-1015
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Chemical Information and Computer Sciences
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 2002


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Information Systems
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics

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