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Physical Review Xopen access


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States
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American Physical Society



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Physical Review X (PRX) is an online-only, fully open access journal that places a high value on innovation, quality, and long-term impact in the science it publishes. It seeks to publish a select set of papers from all areas of pure, applied, and interdisciplinary physics that have the potential to influence current and future research and to have a long-lasting and profound impact in their relevant fields. PRX covers the full spectrum of subject areas in physics and pays particular attention to innovative interdisciplinary research of wide impact. Join the conversation about this journal

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.

Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2018Q1
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2019Q1
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2020Q1
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2021Q1
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2022Q1

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.

Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

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)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20127.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20138.721
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20149.656
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20159.081
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201612.319
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201712.638
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201812.764
Cites / Doc. (4 years)201913.844
Cites / Doc. (4 years)202015.051
Cites / Doc. (4 years)202114.775
Cites / Doc. (4 years)202214.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20127.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20138.721
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20149.656
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20159.084
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201612.645
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201712.749
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201813.768
Cites / Doc. (3 years)201912.905
Cites / Doc. (3 years)202015.353
Cites / Doc. (3 years)202115.123
Cites / Doc. (3 years)202213.718
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20127.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20138.721
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20149.780
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20159.060
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201612.764
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201714.255
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201811.748
Cites / Doc. (2 years)201912.998
Cites / Doc. (2 years)202015.872
Cites / Doc. (2 years)202114.118
Cites / Doc. (2 years)202212.280
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 Cites20110
Self Cites20124
Self Cites20135
Self Cites201468
Self Cites201580
Self Cites2016174
Self Cites2017200
Self Cites2018220
Self Cites2019208
Self Cites2020259
Self Cites2021287
Self Cites2022188
Total Cites20110
Total Cites2012273
Total Cites2013968
Total Cites20141516
Total Cites20153552
Total Cites20166196
Total Cites20178185
Total Cites20188137
Total Cites20198969
Total Cites202011223
Total Cites202111947
Total Cites202210755
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 document20110
External Cites per document20127.079
External Cites per document20138.917
External Cites per document20149.464
External Cites per document20159.161
External Cites per document201612.546
External Cites per document201712.634
External Cites per document201813.510
External Cites per document201912.716
External Cites per document202015.102
External Cites per document202114.797
External Cites per document202213.530
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20127.000
Cites per document20138.721
Cites per document20149.656
Cites per document20159.084
Cites per document201612.645
Cites per document201712.749
Cites per document201813.768
Cites per document201912.905
Cites per document202015.353
Cites per document202115.123
Cites per document202213.718
% 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 documents20110
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20133
Non-citable documents20144
Non-citable documents201512
Non-citable documents201610
Non-citable documents201710
Non-citable documents20185
Non-citable documents20196
Non-citable documents20205
Non-citable documents20212
Non-citable documents20223
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201238
Citable documents2013108
Citable documents2014153
Citable documents2015379
Citable documents2016480
Citable documents2017632
Citable documents2018586
Citable documents2019689
Citable documents2020726
Citable documents2021788
Citable documents2022781
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 documents20110
Uncited documents20121
Uncited documents20139
Uncited documents201412
Uncited documents201527
Uncited documents201622
Uncited documents201727
Uncited documents201814
Uncited documents201923
Uncited documents202024
Uncited documents202131
Uncited documents202223
Cited documents20110
Cited documents201238
Cited documents2013102
Cited documents2014145
Cited documents2015364
Cited documents2016468
Cited documents2017615
Cited documents2018577
Cited documents2019672
Cited documents2020707
Cited documents2021759
Cited documents2022761
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