Nanoscience and nanotechnology on the balance

T. Braun, A. Schubert, S. Zsindely

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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 science 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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)321-325
Number of pages5
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Library and Information Sciences

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