Iran ranks 7th in nano-science production

Tehran, Jan. 5, IRNA — Iran ranks 7th in the world ranking of nano-science production in 2014.
Based on STATNANO report, Iran accounting for 4.25% of papers on nanotechnology, ranked seventh among the world’s top countries for nano-science production in 2014.

China, US and India had the largest number of nanotechnology articles indexed in Web of Science database in 2014, Nanotechnology Initiative Council reported.

With more than two third of published articles, China still holds the first rank. Following China, USA and India stand on the second and third place with 17.3% and 7.3% of articles published, respectively.

South Korea, Germany, Japan, Iran, France, Britain, Spain, Italy, Taiwan, Russia, Australia, Canada, Singapore, Brazil, Poland, Saudi Arabia and Switzerland are next in world ranking of nano-science production in 2014.

Ranking 19th, Saudi Arabia enjoyed the highest growth rate and stood on the second place among Islamic countries in publishing nanotechnology papers after Iran.

Standing on 8th place in 2013, Iran managed to improve its rank to the 7th in the field of nanotechnology.

Based on the ranking, the top 20 countries include USA, China, Germany, Britain, Japan, France, Canada, Italy, India, Australia, Spain, South Korea, Brazil, the Netherlands, Russia, Switzerland, Taiwan, Iran, Turkey and Sweden, respectively, according to the total number of scientific papers published.



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