Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A

CountryUnited States
87
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMaterials Science
Surfaces, Coatings and Films

Physics and Astronomy
Condensed Matter Physics
Surfaces and Interfaces
PublisherAmerican Institute of Physics
Publication typeJournals
ISSN07342101
Coverage1982-1990, 1992-ongoing
Scope The Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A is devoted to reports of original research, review articles, and Critical Review articles. JVST A will include topics such as applied surface science, electronic materials and processing, fusion technology, plasma technology, surface science, thin films, vacuum metallurgy, and vacuum technology. It will contain the program and papers from the AVS National Symposium as well as the papers from other conferences and symposia sponsored by the AVS and its Divisions. JVST A is published six times annually. (source)
Quartiles

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

CategoryYearQuartile
Condensed Matter Physics1999Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2000Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2001Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2002Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2003Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2004Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2005Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2006Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2007Q2
Condensed Matter Physics2008Q2
Condensed Matter Physics2009Q2
Condensed Matter Physics2010Q2
Condensed Matter Physics2011Q2
Condensed Matter Physics2012Q2
Condensed Matter Physics2013Q3
Condensed Matter Physics2014Q3
Condensed Matter Physics2015Q3
Surfaces and Interfaces1999Q1
Surfaces and Interfaces2000Q1
Surfaces and Interfaces2001Q1
Surfaces and Interfaces2002Q1
Surfaces and Interfaces2003Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2004Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2005Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2006Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2007Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2008Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2009Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2010Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2011Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2012Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2013Q3
Surfaces and Interfaces2014Q3
Surfaces and Interfaces2015Q3
Surfaces, Coatings and Films1999Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2000Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2001Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2002Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2003Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2004Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2005Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2006Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2007Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2008Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2009Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2010Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2011Q2
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2012Q2
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2013Q2
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2014Q2
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2015Q3
SJR

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

YearSJR
19991.691
20001.448
20011.345
20021.196
20031.199
20041.148
20051.136
20061.050
20071.045
20080.966
20090.833
20100.837
20110.684
20120.582
20130.384
20140.341
20150.339
Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)19991.700
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20001.565
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20011.508
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20021.414
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20031.581
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.523
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.606
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.543
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.485
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.365
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.285
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.331
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.201
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.035
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.898
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.721
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19991.700
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20001.546
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20011.493
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20021.419
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20031.550
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20041.540
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.579
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.594
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.505
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.529
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.290
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.404
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.355
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.185
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.892
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.757
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.720
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19991.602
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20001.518
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20011.474
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20021.324
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20031.508
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20041.565
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.530
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.506
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.448
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.327
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.339
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.374
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.391
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.013
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.688
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.774
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.608
Total Cites 
Self-Cites

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites1999358
Self Cites2000320
Self Cites2001249
Self Cites2002209
Self Cites2003220
Self Cites2004231
Self Cites2005136
Self Cites2006154
Self Cites2007101
Self Cites200882
Self Cites200982
Self Cites201080
Self Cites201161
Self Cites201243
Self Cites201316
Self Cites20141
Self Cites20151
Total Cites19992604
Total Cites20002554
Total Cites20012453
Total Cites20022081
Total Cites20031950
Total Cites20041693
Total Cites20051773
Total Cites20061693
Total Cites20071627
Total Cites20081338
Total Cites20091067
Total Cites2010938
Total Cites2011923
Total Cites2012723
Total Cites2013577
Total Cites2014481
Total Cites2015472
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document19991.466
External Cites per document20001.352
External Cites per document20011.341
External Cites per document20021.276
External Cites per document20031.375
External Cites per document20041.330
External Cites per document20051.458
External Cites per document20061.449
External Cites per document20071.412
External Cites per document20081.435
External Cites per document20091.191
External Cites per document20101.284
External Cites per document20111.266
External Cites per document20121.115
External Cites per document20130.867
External Cites per document20140.756
External Cites per document20150.718
Cites per document19991.700
Cites per document20001.546
Cites per document20011.493
Cites per document20021.419
Cites per document20031.550
Cites per document20041.540
Cites per document20051.579
Cites per document20061.594
Cites per document20071.505
Cites per document20081.529
Cites per document20091.290
Cites per document20101.404
Cites per document20111.355
Cites per document20121.185
Cites per document20130.892
Cites per document20140.757
Cites per document20150.720
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
199916.43
200013.14
200113.09
200216.86
200316.76
200414.45
200517.42
200616.35
200720.36
200818.07
200915.81
201017.37
201120.00
201222.58
201318.83
201414.36
201521.43
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20022
Non-citable documents20037
Non-citable documents200414
Non-citable documents200514
Non-citable documents200612
Non-citable documents20078
Non-citable documents20086
Non-citable documents20095
Non-citable documents20106
Non-citable documents20118
Non-citable documents20126
Non-citable documents20132
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20153
Citable documents19991532
Citable documents20001652
Citable documents20011643
Citable documents20021467
Citable documents20031258
Citable documents20041099
Citable documents20051123
Citable documents20061062
Citable documents20071081
Citable documents2008875
Citable documents2009827
Citable documents2010668
Citable documents2011681
Citable documents2012610
Citable documents2013647
Citable documents2014635
Citable documents2015656
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents1999566
Uncited documents2000656
Uncited documents2001655
Uncited documents2002636
Uncited documents2003499
Uncited documents2004463
Uncited documents2005474
Uncited documents2006434
Uncited documents2007445
Uncited documents2008355
Uncited documents2009355
Uncited documents2010295
Uncited documents2011295
Uncited documents2012306
Uncited documents2013379
Uncited documents2014415
Uncited documents2015422
Cited documents1999966
Cited documents2000996
Cited documents2001988
Cited documents2002833
Cited documents2003766
Cited documents2004650
Cited documents2005663
Cited documents2006640
Cited documents2007644
Cited documents2008526
Cited documents2009477
Cited documents2010379
Cited documents2011394
Cited documents2012310
Cited documents2013270
Cited documents2014221
Cited documents2015237
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