RESEARCH PRIORITIES IN PHYSICS

DATASET : PHYSICS.DAT PHYSICS.DIC

Description :Priority indices of 36 major countries in ten subfields of physics.

Code labels for the countries:

    1. USA
    2. EX-USSR
    3. WEST GERMANY
    4. JAPAN
    5. UK
    6. FRANCE
    7. CANADA
    8. INDIA
    9. ITALY
    10. SWITZERLAND
    11. NETHERLANDS
    12. POLAND
    13. ISRAEL
    14. AUSTRIAL
    15. EAST GERMANY
    16. SWEDEN
    17. BELGIUM
    18. SPAIN
    19. CHINA
    20. BRAZIL
    21. CZECHOSLOVAKIA
    22. AUSTRIA
    23. DENMARK
    24. FINLAND
    25. YUGOSALVIA
    26. HUNGARY
    27. ARGENTINA
    28. GREECE
    29. BULGARIA
    30. NORWAY
    31. MEXICO
    32. SOUTH AFRICA
    33. NEWSLAND
    34. EGYPT
    35. IRELAND
    36. CHILE

 

Variables describing the physic subfields:

V1 Fluids & Plasma

V2 Condensed Matter

V3 Chemical Physics

V4 Applied Physics

V5 Nuclear Physics

V6 Particle Physics

V7 Mathematical Physics

V8 Optics

V9 Mechanics

V10 Acoustics

Source: NAGPAUL, P.S. & LALITA SHARMA(1994), ‘Research Output and Transnational Cooperation in Physics Subfields: A Multidimensional Analysis’, Scientometrics, 31:97-122.