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Surface Science Reports

Country Netherlands  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Netherlands
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Subject Area and CategoryMaterials Science
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
Materials Chemistry
Metals and Alloys
Surfaces, Coatings and Films

Physics and Astronomy
Condensed Matter Physics
Surfaces and Interfaces
PublisherElsevier BV
Publication typeJournals
Scope The journal contains invited review papers on the properties of surfaces and interfaces of metals, semiconductors and insulators. The emphasis is on fundamental aspects of solid and liquid interfaces, their atomic and electronic structure. Both theoretical and experimental papers are included. The journal also contains papers on experimental techniques and methods used to characterize surfaces and interfaces, e.g. those based upon the interaction of photons, electrons and ions with matter in the solid or liquid state.
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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.

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 Physics2007Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2008Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2009Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2010Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2011Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2012Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2013Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2014Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2015Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2016Q1
Condensed Matter Physics2017Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials1999Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2000Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2001Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2002Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2003Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2004Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2005Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2006Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2007Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2008Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2009Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2010Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2011Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2012Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2013Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2014Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2015Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2016Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2017Q1
Materials Chemistry1999Q1
Materials Chemistry2000Q1
Materials Chemistry2001Q1
Materials Chemistry2002Q1
Materials Chemistry2003Q1
Materials Chemistry2004Q1
Materials Chemistry2005Q1
Materials Chemistry2006Q1
Materials Chemistry2007Q1
Materials Chemistry2008Q1
Materials Chemistry2009Q1
Materials Chemistry2010Q1
Materials Chemistry2011Q1
Materials Chemistry2012Q1
Materials Chemistry2013Q1
Materials Chemistry2014Q1
Materials Chemistry2015Q1
Materials Chemistry2016Q1
Materials Chemistry2017Q1
Metals and Alloys1999Q1
Metals and Alloys2000Q1
Metals and Alloys2001Q1
Metals and Alloys2002Q1
Metals and Alloys2003Q1
Metals and Alloys2004Q1
Metals and Alloys2005Q1
Metals and Alloys2006Q1
Metals and Alloys2007Q1
Metals and Alloys2008Q1
Metals and Alloys2009Q1
Metals and Alloys2010Q1
Metals and Alloys2011Q1
Metals and Alloys2012Q1
Metals and Alloys2013Q1
Metals and Alloys2014Q1
Metals and Alloys2015Q1
Metals and Alloys2016Q1
Metals and Alloys2017Q1
Surfaces and Interfaces1999Q1
Surfaces and Interfaces2000Q1
Surfaces and Interfaces2001Q1
Surfaces and Interfaces2002Q1
Surfaces and Interfaces2003Q1
Surfaces and Interfaces2004Q1
Surfaces and Interfaces2005Q1
Surfaces and Interfaces2006Q1
Surfaces and Interfaces2007Q1
Surfaces and Interfaces2008Q1
Surfaces and Interfaces2009Q1
Surfaces and Interfaces2010Q1
Surfaces and Interfaces2011Q1
Surfaces and Interfaces2012Q1
Surfaces and Interfaces2013Q1
Surfaces and Interfaces2014Q1
Surfaces and Interfaces2015Q1
Surfaces and Interfaces2016Q1
Surfaces and Interfaces2017Q1
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 Films2011Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2012Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2013Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2014Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2015Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2016Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2017Q1

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.

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)199912.946
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200012.896
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200116.711
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200217.548
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200315.976
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200416.293
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200518.244
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200618.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200717.574
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200813.612
Cites / Doc. (4 years)200914.327
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201017.057
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201118.857
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201224.533
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201317.744
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201419.629
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201517.194
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201614.737
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201713.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)199912.946
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200013.971
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200116.656
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200216.094
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200314.226
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200415.967
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200520.065
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200615.758
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200711.649
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200814.263
Cites / Doc. (3 years)200912.850
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201017.590
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201119.703
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201215.968
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201318.962
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201422.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201511.464
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201611.933
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201714.968
Cites / Doc. (2 years)199913.565
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200013.286
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200114.818
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200214.190
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200311.850
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200418.850
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200517.524
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20068.609
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200711.462
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200812.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)200912.231
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201018.778
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201111.348
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201215.167
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201323.438
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201415.059
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20156.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201613.619
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201718.200
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 Cites19997
Self Cites200010
Self Cites20014
Self Cites20025
Self Cites20035
Self Cites200411
Self Cites20058
Self Cites20064
Self Cites20071
Self Cites20083
Self Cites20093
Self Cites20103
Self Cites20112
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20131
Self Cites20142
Self Cites20152
Self Cites20161
Self Cites20172
Total Cites1999479
Total Cites2000475
Total Cites2001533
Total Cites2002515
Total Cites2003441
Total Cites2004479
Total Cites2005622
Total Cites2006520
Total Cites2007431
Total Cites2008542
Total Cites2009514
Total Cites2010686
Total Cites2011729
Total Cites2012495
Total Cites2013493
Total Cites2014550
Total Cites2015321
Total Cites2016358
Total Cites2017464
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 document199912.757
External Cites per document200013.676
External Cites per document200116.531
External Cites per document200215.938
External Cites per document200314.065
External Cites per document200415.600
External Cites per document200519.806
External Cites per document200615.636
External Cites per document200711.622
External Cites per document200814.184
External Cites per document200912.775
External Cites per document201017.513
External Cites per document201119.649
External Cites per document201215.968
External Cites per document201318.923
External Cites per document201421.920
External Cites per document201511.393
External Cites per document201611.900
External Cites per document201714.903
Cites per document199912.946
Cites per document200013.971
Cites per document200116.656
Cites per document200216.094
Cites per document200314.226
Cites per document200415.967
Cites per document200520.065
Cites per document200615.758
Cites per document200711.649
Cites per document200814.263
Cites per document200912.850
Cites per document201017.590
Cites per document201119.703
Cites per document201215.968
Cites per document201318.962
Cites per document201422.000
Cites per document201511.464
Cites per document201611.933
Cites per document201714.968
% 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 documents19990
Non-citable documents20000
Non-citable documents20010
Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20030
Non-citable documents20041
Non-citable documents20051
Non-citable documents20061
Non-citable documents20070
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20091
Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20111
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20152
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20170
Citable documents199937
Citable documents200034
Citable documents200132
Citable documents200232
Citable documents200331
Citable documents200430
Citable documents200531
Citable documents200633
Citable documents200737
Citable documents200838
Citable documents200940
Citable documents201039
Citable documents201137
Citable documents201231
Citable documents201326
Citable documents201425
Citable documents201528
Citable documents201630
Citable documents201731
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 documents19990
Uncited documents20000
Uncited documents20010
Uncited documents20020
Uncited documents20031
Uncited documents20041
Uncited documents20052
Uncited documents20062
Uncited documents20071
Uncited documents20082
Uncited documents20092
Uncited documents20101
Uncited documents20111
Uncited documents20122
Uncited documents20131
Uncited documents20141
Uncited documents20154
Uncited documents20161
Uncited documents20172
Cited documents199937
Cited documents200034
Cited documents200132
Cited documents200232
Cited documents200330
Cited documents200430
Cited documents200530
Cited documents200632
Cited documents200736
Cited documents200836
Cited documents200939
Cited documents201039
Cited documents201137
Cited documents201229
Cited documents201326
Cited documents201426
Cited documents201526
Cited documents201630
Cited documents201729
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