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Thin Solid Films

Country Switzerland  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Switzerland
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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
Surfaces and Interfaces
Publisher Elsevier
Publication typeJournals
Scope Thin Solid Films is an international journal which serves scientists and engineers working in the fields of thin-film synthesis, characterization, and applications. The field of thin films, which can be defined as the confluence of materials science, surface science, and applied physics, has become an identifiable unified discipline of scientific endeavor. The scope of Thin Solid Films is indicated by, but not limited to, the following topical subheadings: Synthesis and Characterization; Surfaces, Interfaces, and Colloidal Behaviour; Metallurgical, Protective, and Hard Layers; Mechanics and Nanomechanics of Thin Layers; Electronics, Optics, and Opto-electronics; Magnetics and Magneto-optics; Superconductivity; Langmuir—Blodgett, Biological, and Related Films; Thin Film Devices, Sensors, and Actuators; Condensed Matter Film Behaviour.


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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.

Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials1999Q2
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 Materials2014Q2
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2015Q2
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2016Q2
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2017Q2
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2018Q2
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2019Q2
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 Chemistry2016Q2
Materials Chemistry2017Q2
Materials Chemistry2018Q2
Materials Chemistry2019Q2
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 Alloys2017Q2
Metals and Alloys2018Q2
Metals and Alloys2019Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces1999Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2000Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2001Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2002Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2003Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2004Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2005Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2006Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2007Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2008Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2009Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2010Q1
Surfaces and Interfaces2011Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2012Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2013Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2014Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2015Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2016Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2017Q2
Surfaces and Interfaces2018Q3
Surfaces and Interfaces2019Q2
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 Films2016Q2
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2017Q2
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2018Q2
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2019Q2

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)19991.085
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20001.186
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20011.396
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20021.496
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20031.721
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.783
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.935
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20062.137
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.985
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20082.084
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20092.173
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.312
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.406
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.164
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.321
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.136
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.039
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.985
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.941
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.925
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20192.004
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19991.085
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20001.191
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20011.386
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20021.522
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20031.740
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20041.774
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.921
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20062.033
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.943
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20082.135
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20092.114
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.306
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.354
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.071
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.183
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.119
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.025
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.995
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.052
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.966
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20192.040
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.991
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20001.079
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20011.358
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20021.477
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20031.704
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20041.697
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.729
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.911
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.874
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20082.070
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.981
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.247
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.215
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.822
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.115
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.994
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.969
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.014
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.039
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.904
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.992
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 Cites1999470
Self Cites2000576
Self Cites2001567
Self Cites2002485
Self Cites2003619
Self Cites2004516
Self Cites2005559
Self Cites2006803
Self Cites2007545
Self Cites2008862
Self Cites2009941
Self Cites2010774
Self Cites2011904
Self Cites2012618
Self Cites2013723
Self Cites2014639
Self Cites2015504
Self Cites2016402
Self Cites2017317
Self Cites2018257
Self Cites2019233
Total Cites19994011
Total Cites20004298
Total Cites20015333
Total Cites20025300
Total Cites20035685
Total Cites20045548
Total Cites20056631
Total Cites20067702
Total Cites20078872
Total Cites20089239
Total Cites200910410
Total Cites201010108
Total Cites201111234
Total Cites20129427
Total Cites20139725
Total Cites20149284
Total Cites20158066
Total Cites20167271
Total Cites20176076
Total Cites20184915
Total Cites20194596
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 document19990.958
External Cites per document20001.031
External Cites per document20011.238
External Cites per document20021.382
External Cites per document20031.550
External Cites per document20041.609
External Cites per document20051.759
External Cites per document20061.821
External Cites per document20071.823
External Cites per document20081.936
External Cites per document20091.923
External Cites per document20102.130
External Cites per document20112.165
External Cites per document20121.936
External Cites per document20132.021
External Cites per document20141.973
External Cites per document20151.898
External Cites per document20161.884
External Cites per document20171.945
External Cites per document20181.863
External Cites per document20191.937
Cites per document19991.085
Cites per document20001.191
Cites per document20011.386
Cites per document20021.522
Cites per document20031.740
Cites per document20041.774
Cites per document20051.921
Cites per document20062.033
Cites per document20071.943
Cites per document20082.135
Cites per document20092.114
Cites per document20102.306
Cites per document20112.354
Cites per document20122.071
Cites per document20132.183
Cites per document20142.119
Cites per document20152.025
Cites per document20161.995
Cites per document20172.052
Cites per document20181.966
Cites per document20192.040
% 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 documents199927
Non-citable documents200022
Non-citable documents200122
Non-citable documents200233
Non-citable documents200346
Non-citable documents200454
Non-citable documents200542
Non-citable documents200633
Non-citable documents200745
Non-citable documents200846
Non-citable documents200993
Non-citable documents2010103
Non-citable documents2011123
Non-citable documents201286
Non-citable documents201370
Non-citable documents201462
Non-citable documents201565
Non-citable documents201661
Non-citable documents201744
Non-citable documents201834
Non-citable documents201924
Citable documents19993696
Citable documents20003610
Citable documents20013849
Citable documents20023483
Citable documents20033268
Citable documents20043128
Citable documents20053452
Citable documents20063788
Citable documents20074567
Citable documents20084327
Citable documents20094924
Citable documents20104383
Citable documents20114772
Citable documents20124551
Citable documents20134455
Citable documents20144381
Citable documents20153984
Citable documents20163645
Citable documents20172961
Citable documents20182500
Citable documents20192253
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 documents19991875
Uncited documents20001715
Uncited documents20011638
Uncited documents20021403
Uncited documents20031225
Uncited documents20041155
Uncited documents20051212
Uncited documents20061178
Uncited documents20071551
Uncited documents20081327
Uncited documents20091570
Uncited documents20101255
Uncited documents20111429
Uncited documents20121486
Uncited documents20131338
Uncited documents20141324
Uncited documents20151205
Uncited documents20161081
Uncited documents2017884
Uncited documents2018778
Uncited documents2019717
Cited documents19991848
Cited documents20001917
Cited documents20012233
Cited documents20022113
Cited documents20032089
Cited documents20042027
Cited documents20052282
Cited documents20062643
Cited documents20073061
Cited documents20083046
Cited documents20093447
Cited documents20103231
Cited documents20113466
Cited documents20123151
Cited documents20133187
Cited documents20143119
Cited documents20152844
Cited documents20162625
Cited documents20172121
Cited documents20181756
Cited documents20191560
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