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Journal of the European Optical Societyopen access


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

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IOP Publishing Ltd.



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Rapid progress in optics and photonics has broadened its application enormously into many branches, including information and communication technology, security, sensing, bio- and medical sciences, healthcare and chemistry. Recent achievements in other sciences have allowed continual discovery of new natural mysteries and formulation of challenging goals for optics that require further development of modern concepts and running fundamental research. The Journal of the European Optical Society – Rapid Publications (JEOS:RP) aims to tackle all of the aforementioned points in the form of prompt, scientific, high-quality communications that report on the latest findings. It presents emerging technologies and outlining strategic goals in optics and photonics. The journal covers both fundamental and applied topics, including but not limited to: -Classical and quantum optics- Light/matter interaction- Optical communication- Micro- and nanooptics- Nonlinear optical phenomena- Optical materials- Optical metrology- Optical spectroscopy- Colour research- Nano and metamaterials- Modern photonics technology- Optical engineering, design and instrumentation- Optical applications in bio-physics and medicine- Interdisciplinary fields using photonics, such as in energy, climate change and cultural heritage. Join the conversation about this journal

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.

Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics2007Q3
Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics2008Q2
Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics2009Q2
Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics2010Q1
Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics2011Q2
Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics2012Q2
Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics2013Q2
Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics2014Q2
Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics2015Q2
Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics2016Q2
Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics2017Q2
Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics2018Q3
Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics2019Q3
Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics2020Q3

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.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

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)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.909
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.031
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.990
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.546
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.400
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.231
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.238
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.444
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.383
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.258
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.556
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.354
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.226
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.602
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.909
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.031
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.990
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.704
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.306
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.134
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.211
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.621
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.422
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.241
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.200
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.454
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.538
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.909
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.031
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.058
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.662
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.115
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.127
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.272
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.545
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.504
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.025
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.360
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.456
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.698
Total 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.

Self Cites20060
Self Cites20072
Self Cites20084
Self Cites20093
Self Cites20103
Self Cites20115
Self Cites20126
Self Cites201314
Self Cites201420
Self Cites201519
Self Cites20167
Self Cites20179
Self Cites201810
Self Cites20193
Self Cites20201
Total Cites20060
Total Cites200730
Total Cites200866
Total Cites2009101
Total Cites2010184
Total Cites2011175
Total Cites2012178
Total Cites2013207
Total Cites2014316
Total Cites2015273
Total Cites2016247
Total Cites2017237
Total Cites2018168
Total Cites2019157
Total Cites2020143
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.

External Cites per document20060
External Cites per document20070.848
External Cites per document20080.969
External Cites per document20090.961
External Cites per document20101.676
External Cites per document20111.269
External Cites per document20121.096
External Cites per document20131.129
External Cites per document20141.518
External Cites per document20151.323
External Cites per document20161.206
External Cites per document20171.452
External Cites per document20181.137
External Cites per document20191.439
External Cites per document20201.527
Cites per document20060.000
Cites per document20070.909
Cites per document20081.031
Cites per document20090.990
Cites per document20101.704
Cites per document20111.306
Cites per document20121.134
Cites per document20131.211
Cites per document20141.621
Cites per document20151.422
Cites per document20161.241
Cites per document20171.500
Cites per document20181.200
Cites per document20191.454
Cites per document20201.538
% 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
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.

Non-citable documents20060
Non-citable documents20070
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20191
Non-citable documents20200
Citable documents20060
Citable documents200733
Citable documents200864
Citable documents2009102
Citable documents2010108
Citable documents2011134
Citable documents2012157
Citable documents2013171
Citable documents2014195
Citable documents2015192
Citable documents2016199
Citable documents2017157
Citable documents2018139
Citable documents2019107
Citable documents202093
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.

Uncited documents20060
Uncited documents200719
Uncited documents200832
Uncited documents200946
Uncited documents201043
Uncited documents201159
Uncited documents201272
Uncited documents201383
Uncited documents201470
Uncited documents201578
Uncited documents201696
Uncited documents201765
Uncited documents201863
Uncited documents201940
Uncited documents202036
Cited documents20060
Cited documents200714
Cited documents200832
Cited documents200956
Cited documents201065
Cited documents201175
Cited documents201285
Cited documents201388
Cited documents2014125
Cited documents2015114
Cited documents2016103
Cited documents201793
Cited documents201877
Cited documents201968
Cited documents202057
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