Iran Ranks 4th in World in Nanoscience Production

Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 10:53

Based on the most resent statistic, released by Statnano, Iran is among the top 4 leading countries in Nanotechnology Publications.

According to the Statnano official website, more than 40 percent of the world’s publications relating to nanoscience were from China, followed by the United States, India, and Iran, holding 13.5, 8.5, and 6 percent of the publications, respectively.

Compiled using StatNano’s reports, the table below shows the number of nanoscience articles published by 20 pioneering countries in 2019, as well as the share of the nanoscience articles in the total articles of each country.

The number and share of nanoscience articles in the total articles of different countries in 2019

Rank

Country

Nano-articles

Share of Nano-article in the Total (%)

1

China

74,387

16.17

2

USA

23,999

5.47

3

India

15,083

16.45

4

Iran

10,494

21.22

5

South Korea

9,431

14.31

6

Germany

8,446

7.12

7

Japan

7,429

8.58

8

UK

5,682

4.66

9

France

5,465

7.17

10

Russia

5,392

10.52

11

Australia

4,632

6.17

12

Spain

4,554

6.45

13

Italy

4,253

5.68

14

Canada

3,756

4.85

15

Saudi Arabia

3,519

16.92

16

Brazil

3,345

5.49

17

Turkey

2,959

7.36

18

Taiwan

2,943

11.06

19

Egypt

2,726

14.9

20

Poland

2,661

8.11

Following China, the United States ranked second with around 24,000 nanoscience articles; and India, Iran, and South Korea took the next places, respectively.

Statnano provides the global and regional ranking of the main indicators of nano science, technology, and industry (NSTI).

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