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IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
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Subject Area and CategoryEngineering
Engineering (miscellaneous)

Materials Science
Materials Science (miscellaneous)
Publication typeConferences and Proceedings
ISSN17578981, 1757899X
Scope The open access IOP Conference Series provides a fast, versatile and cost-effective proceedings publication service for your conference. Key publishing subject areas include: physics, materials science, environmental science, bioscience, engineering, computational science and mathematics.


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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)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.272
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.383
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.310
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.393
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.375
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.423
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.492
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.553
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.535
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.272
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.383
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.310
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.389
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.377
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.429
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.477
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.563
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.537
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.272
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.383
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.275
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.388
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.348
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.361
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.504
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.569
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.530
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 Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20111
Self Cites201223
Self Cites201324
Self Cites201412
Self Cites201573
Self Cites2016505
Self Cites2017834
Self Cites20181487
Total Cites20090
Total Cites201047
Total Cites201195
Total Cites2012312
Total Cites2013545
Total Cites2014725
Total Cites2015884
Total Cites20161752
Total Cites20173732
Total Cites20187622
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 document20090
External Cites per document20100.272
External Cites per document20110.379
External Cites per document20120.287
External Cites per document20130.372
External Cites per document20140.370
External Cites per document20150.393
External Cites per document20160.340
External Cites per document20170.437
External Cites per document20180.432
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.272
Cites per document20110.383
Cites per document20120.310
Cites per document20130.389
Cites per document20140.377
Cites per document20150.429
Cites per document20160.477
Cites per document20170.563
Cites per document20180.537
% 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 documents20090
Non-citable documents20107
Non-citable documents201111
Non-citable documents201253
Non-citable documents201375
Non-citable documents201493
Non-citable documents201587
Non-citable documents2016133
Non-citable documents2017233
Non-citable documents2018472
Citable documents20090
Citable documents2010173
Citable documents2011248
Citable documents20121008
Citable documents20131401
Citable documents20141925
Citable documents20152061
Citable documents20163672
Citable documents20176627
Citable documents201814196
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 documents20090
Uncited documents2010144
Uncited documents2011195
Uncited documents2012857
Uncited documents20131103
Uncited documents20141552
Uncited documents20151577
Uncited documents20162796
Uncited documents20174856
Uncited documents201810503
Cited documents20090
Cited documents201036
Cited documents201164
Cited documents2012204
Cited documents2013373
Cited documents2014466
Cited documents2015571
Cited documents20161009
Cited documents20172004
Cited documents20184165
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