Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced TechnologyGovernment


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Foundation: 1984

Mission: Develop particle accelerators, lasers and related technologies for nation’s prosperity. As the current activities of this Centre are photon based (synchrotron radiation and laser light), the motto of our Centre is: “Photons serving the mankind through science and technology”.

Vision: The vision of the Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology is to empower India through indigenous development of advanced technology, provide state-of-art national research facilities for the Indian scientific community, and develop cost effective technological solutions for common man.

History: rrcat.gov.in


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Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Government sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionBRIICSIndia
Chemistry 809th543rd468th127th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 589th332nd317th68th
Energy 422nd233rd178th20th
Engineering 681st420th354th117th
Physics and Astronomy 726th395th331st74th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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