Contributions by Women Faculties of Physics from Select Institutions of Delhi : A Scientometrics Study

Bebi Dabas, Shailendra Kumar


The present study aims to bring out the contribution of women faculty in the discipline of Physics in select institutions of Delhi. The study covers a total of 44 women faculties and their 802 publications during the period of 2011-2015 collected from various sources. The study presents a scientometrics analysis of 463 journal articles. The study focuses on authorship pattern, research interest areas, most productive authors, most used journals etc. The study indicates that multi-authored papers were dominated. Ratnamala Chatterjee from IIT Delhi found to be the most productive author and Journal of Applied Physics is the most preferred journal. CSIR-National Physical Laboratory was leading institution in publishing journal articles (145). It was noticed that majority of women authors preferred to be the second author while writing the paper jointly.


Scientometrics; Women faculties; Physics; Collaborative Coefficient

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