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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
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)20100.237
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.358
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.282
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.348
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.351
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.389
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.470
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.490
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.237
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.358
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.282
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.344
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.354
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.400
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.458
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.237
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.358
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.342
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.328
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.339
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.486
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.506
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 Cites201221
Self Cites201313
Self Cites201410
Self Cites201572
Self Cites2016490
Self Cites2017707
Total Cites20090
Total Cites201041
Total Cites201188
Total Cites2012284
Total Cites2013481
Total Cites2014682
Total Cites2015825
Total Cites20161683
Total Cites20173315
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 document20100.237
External Cites per document20110.354
External Cites per document20120.261
External Cites per document20130.335
External Cites per document20140.349
External Cites per document20150.365
External Cites per document20160.325
External Cites per document20170.394
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.237
Cites per document20110.358
Cites per document20120.282
Cites per document20130.344
Cites per document20140.354
Cites per document20150.400
Cites per document20160.458
Cites per document20170.500
% 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
Citable documents20090
Citable documents2010173
Citable documents2011246
Citable documents20121006
Citable documents20131399
Citable documents20141925
Citable documents20152061
Citable documents20163672
Citable documents20176627
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 documents2010148
Uncited documents2011199
Uncited documents2012870
Uncited documents20131129
Uncited documents20141571
Uncited documents20151609
Uncited documents20162824
Uncited documents20174992
Cited documents20090
Cited documents201032
Cited documents201158
Cited documents2012189
Cited documents2013345
Cited documents2014447
Cited documents2015539
Cited documents2016981
Cited documents20171868
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