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Progress in Nuclear Energy

Country Netherlands  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Netherlands
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Subject Area and CategoryEnergy
Energy Engineering and Power Technology
Nuclear Energy and Engineering

Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality

Environmental Science
Waste Management and Disposal
PublisherElsevier Ltd.
Publication typeJournals
Coverage1977-1988, 1990-1992, 1994-2020
Scope Progress in Nuclear Energy is an international review journal covering all aspects of nuclear science and engineering. In keeping with the maturity of nuclear power, articles on safety, siting and environmental problems are encouraged, as are those associated with economics and fuel management. However, basic physics and engineering will remain an important aspect of the editorial policy. Articles published are either of a review nature or present new material in more depth. They are aimed at researchers and technically-oriented managers working in the nuclear energy field. Please note the following: 1) PNE seeks high quality research papers which are medium to long in length. Short research papers should be submitted to the journal Annals in Nuclear Energy. 2) PNE reserves the right to reject papers which are based solely on routine application of computer codes used to produce reactor designs or explain existing reactor phenomena. Such papers, although worthy, are best left as laboratory reports whereas Progress in Nuclear Energy seeks papers of originality, which are archival in nature, in the fields of mathematical and experimental nuclear technology, including fission, fusion (blanket physics, radiation damage), safety, materials aspects, economics, etc. 3) Review papers, which may occasionally be invited, are particularly sought by the journal in these fields.


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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.

Energy Engineering and Power Technology1999Q1
Energy Engineering and Power Technology2000Q1
Energy Engineering and Power Technology2001Q2
Energy Engineering and Power Technology2002Q2
Energy Engineering and Power Technology2003Q2
Energy Engineering and Power Technology2004Q1
Energy Engineering and Power Technology2005Q2
Energy Engineering and Power Technology2006Q1
Energy Engineering and Power Technology2007Q2
Energy Engineering and Power Technology2008Q1
Energy Engineering and Power Technology2009Q1
Energy Engineering and Power Technology2010Q1
Energy Engineering and Power Technology2011Q1
Energy Engineering and Power Technology2012Q1
Energy Engineering and Power Technology2013Q1
Energy Engineering and Power Technology2014Q1
Energy Engineering and Power Technology2015Q1
Energy Engineering and Power Technology2016Q1
Energy Engineering and Power Technology2017Q1
Energy Engineering and Power Technology2018Q1
Energy Engineering and Power Technology2019Q2
Nuclear Energy and Engineering1999Q2
Nuclear Energy and Engineering2000Q2
Nuclear Energy and Engineering2001Q2
Nuclear Energy and Engineering2002Q2
Nuclear Energy and Engineering2003Q2
Nuclear Energy and Engineering2004Q2
Nuclear Energy and Engineering2005Q2
Nuclear Energy and Engineering2006Q1
Nuclear Energy and Engineering2007Q2
Nuclear Energy and Engineering2008Q2
Nuclear Energy and Engineering2009Q2
Nuclear Energy and Engineering2010Q1
Nuclear Energy and Engineering2011Q2
Nuclear Energy and Engineering2012Q1
Nuclear Energy and Engineering2013Q1
Nuclear Energy and Engineering2014Q1
Nuclear Energy and Engineering2015Q1
Nuclear Energy and Engineering2016Q1
Nuclear Energy and Engineering2017Q1
Nuclear Energy and Engineering2018Q1
Nuclear Energy and Engineering2019Q2
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality1999Q2
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality2000Q1
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality2001Q3
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality2002Q2
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality2003Q2
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality2004Q1
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality2005Q2
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality2006Q1
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality2007Q2
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality2008Q2
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality2009Q2
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality2010Q1
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality2011Q2
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality2012Q1
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality2013Q1
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality2014Q1
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality2015Q1
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality2016Q1
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality2017Q1
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality2018Q1
Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality2019Q1
Waste Management and Disposal1999Q2
Waste Management and Disposal2000Q1
Waste Management and Disposal2001Q2
Waste Management and Disposal2002Q2
Waste Management and Disposal2003Q2
Waste Management and Disposal2004Q2
Waste Management and Disposal2005Q2
Waste Management and Disposal2006Q2
Waste Management and Disposal2007Q2
Waste Management and Disposal2008Q2
Waste Management and Disposal2009Q2
Waste Management and Disposal2010Q1
Waste Management and Disposal2011Q2
Waste Management and Disposal2012Q1
Waste Management and Disposal2013Q1
Waste Management and Disposal2014Q1
Waste Management and Disposal2015Q1
Waste Management and Disposal2016Q1
Waste Management and Disposal2017Q1
Waste Management and Disposal2018Q1
Waste Management and Disposal2019Q2

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)19990.338
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.286
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.260
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.462
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.623
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.527
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.645
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.821
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.603
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.782
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.084
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.427
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.276
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.326
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.426
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.398
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.452
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.613
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.896
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.019
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.837
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.338
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.267
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.232
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.436
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.657
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.535
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.602
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.748
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.649
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.814
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.035
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.543
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.259
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.258
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.327
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.374
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.458
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.623
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.945
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.826
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.845
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.310
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.252
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.238
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.367
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.801
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.531
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.586
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.622
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.681
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.639
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.964
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.572
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.166
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.074
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.330
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.378
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.535
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.638
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.665
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.808
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.868
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 Cites199911
Self Cites200016
Self Cites20010
Self Cites200213
Self Cites20032
Self Cites20046
Self Cites200513
Self Cites200619
Self Cites20079
Self Cites200826
Self Cites200928
Self Cites201049
Self Cites201162
Self Cites201232
Self Cites201336
Self Cites201459
Self Cites201591
Self Cites2016126
Self Cites2017101
Self Cites2018123
Self Cites201988
Total Cites199944
Total Cites200043
Total Cites200152
Total Cites200292
Total Cites2003155
Total Cites2004121
Total Cites2005109
Total Cites2006157
Total Cites2007131
Total Cites2008180
Total Cites2009269
Total Cites2010449
Total Cites2011432
Total Cites2012463
Total Cites2013524
Total Cites2014533
Total Cites2015640
Total Cites2016946
Total Cites20171379
Total Cites20181269
Total Cites20191240
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 document19990.254
External Cites per document20000.168
External Cites per document20010.232
External Cites per document20020.374
External Cites per document20030.648
External Cites per document20040.509
External Cites per document20050.530
External Cites per document20060.657
External Cites per document20070.604
External Cites per document20080.697
External Cites per document20090.927
External Cites per document20101.375
External Cites per document20111.079
External Cites per document20121.171
External Cites per document20131.235
External Cites per document20141.222
External Cites per document20151.251
External Cites per document20161.407
External Cites per document20171.803
External Cites per document20181.649
External Cites per document20191.714
Cites per document19990.338
Cites per document20000.267
Cites per document20010.232
Cites per document20020.436
Cites per document20030.657
Cites per document20040.535
Cites per document20050.602
Cites per document20060.748
Cites per document20070.649
Cites per document20080.814
Cites per document20091.035
Cites per document20101.543
Cites per document20111.259
Cites per document20121.258
Cites per document20131.327
Cites per document20141.374
Cites per document20151.458
Cites per document20161.623
Cites per document20171.945
Cites per document20181.826
Cites per document20191.845
% 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 documents19991
Non-citable documents20001
Non-citable documents20013
Non-citable documents20025
Non-citable documents20036
Non-citable documents20046
Non-citable documents20054
Non-citable documents200611
Non-citable documents200719
Non-citable documents200820
Non-citable documents200917
Non-citable documents20107
Non-citable documents20117
Non-citable documents20125
Non-citable documents20137
Non-citable documents20147
Non-citable documents201512
Non-citable documents201615
Non-citable documents201719
Non-citable documents201815
Non-citable documents201914
Citable documents1999130
Citable documents2000161
Citable documents2001224
Citable documents2002211
Citable documents2003236
Citable documents2004226
Citable documents2005181
Citable documents2006210
Citable documents2007202
Citable documents2008221
Citable documents2009260
Citable documents2010291
Citable documents2011343
Citable documents2012368
Citable documents2013395
Citable documents2014388
Citable documents2015439
Citable documents2016583
Citable documents2017709
Citable documents2018695
Citable documents2019672
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 documents1999107
Uncited documents2000131
Uncited documents2001184
Uncited documents2002157
Uncited documents2003162
Uncited documents2004160
Uncited documents2005136
Uncited documents2006143
Uncited documents2007148
Uncited documents2008155
Uncited documents2009155
Uncited documents2010122
Uncited documents2011169
Uncited documents2012187
Uncited documents2013177
Uncited documents2014184
Uncited documents2015205
Uncited documents2016234
Uncited documents2017269
Uncited documents2018247
Uncited documents2019244
Cited documents199924
Cited documents200031
Cited documents200143
Cited documents200259
Cited documents200380
Cited documents200472
Cited documents200549
Cited documents200678
Cited documents200773
Cited documents200886
Cited documents2009122
Cited documents2010176
Cited documents2011181
Cited documents2012186
Cited documents2013225
Cited documents2014211
Cited documents2015246
Cited documents2016364
Cited documents2017459
Cited documents2018463
Cited documents2019442
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