No. of Articles

U.S. (%)

W. Europe (%)

Japan (%)

Asia (other) (%)

All Other (%)

ORGANIC

52

31.7

45.0

11.7

1.7

10.0

Natural products

1

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

100.0

Organocatalysis

24

23.1

57.7

19.2

0.0

0.0

Physical organic

8

30.0

40.0

10.0

10.0

10.0

Synthetic organic

46

35.8

45.3

11.3

0.0

7.5

Medicinal chemistry & drug discovery

0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

PHYSICAL

18

50.0

43.8

0.0

0.0

6.3

Frontier in high-resolution spectroscopy

3

42.9

57.1

0.0

0.0

0.0

Frontiers in biophysical chemistry

2

50.0

50.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

Frontiers in ultrafast spectroscopy

1

100.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

Heterogeneous catalysis

5

62.5

37.5

0.0

0.0

0.0

Reaction dynamics

2

50.0

50.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

Single molecule imaging and electronics

1

50.0

50.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

Surface and interfaces

4

37.5

37.5

0.0

0.0

25.0

THEORY/COMPUTATION

11

21.4

71.4

0.0

7.1

0.0

Computer-aided chemical discovery

5

33.3

66.7

0.0

0.0

0.0

Electronic structure calculations/basic theory

6

12.5

75.0

0.0

12.5

0.0

Molecular dynamics simulations

0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

0.0

SOURCE: Thompson ISI Essential Science Indicators (accessed June 22, 2006).



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