Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journal of Materials Chemistry C


United Kingdom

Universities and research institutions in United Kingdom

Subject Area and Category


Royal Society of Chemistry



Publication type



20507526, 20507534





How to publish in this journal


Journal of Materials Chemistry A, B & C cover high quality studies across all fields of materials chemistry. The journals focus on those theoretical or experimental studies that report new understanding, applications, properties and synthesis of materials. The journals have a strong history of publishing quality reports of interest to interdisciplinary communities and providing an efficient and rigorous service through peer review and publication. The journals are led by an international team of Editors-in-Chief and Associate Editors who are all active researchers in their fields. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, B & C are separated by the intended application of the material studied. Broadly, applications in energy and sustainability are of interest to Journal of Materials Chemistry A, applications in biology and medicine are of interest to Journal of Materials Chemistry B, and applications in optical, magnetic and electronic devices are of interest to Journal of Materials Chemistry C. More than one Journal of Materials Chemistry journal may be suitable for certain fields and researchers are encouraged to submit their paper to the journal that they feel best fits for their particular article. 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.

Chemistry (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Chemistry (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Chemistry (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Chemistry (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Chemistry (miscellaneous)2018Q1
Chemistry (miscellaneous)2019Q1
Chemistry (miscellaneous)2020Q1
Materials Chemistry2014Q1
Materials Chemistry2015Q1
Materials Chemistry2016Q1
Materials Chemistry2017Q1
Materials Chemistry2018Q1
Materials Chemistry2019Q1
Materials Chemistry2020Q1

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)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20144.943
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20155.618
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20165.467
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20175.892
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20186.259
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20196.871
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20206.999
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20144.943
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20155.618
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20165.467
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20175.972
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20186.499
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20197.236
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20207.089
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20144.943
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20155.618
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20165.373
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20176.124
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20186.727
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20197.196
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20207.106
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 Cites20130
Self Cites2014606
Self Cites20151430
Self Cites20161860
Self Cites20172086
Self Cites20182068
Self Cites20192468
Self Cites20202404
Total Cites20130
Total Cites20144755
Total Cites201512235
Total Cites201620118
Total Cites201723731
Total Cites201827411
Total Cites201929984
Total Cites202032126
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 document20130
External Cites per document20144.322
External Cites per document20154.975
External Cites per document20164.975
External Cites per document20175.465
External Cites per document20186.024
External Cites per document20196.654
External Cites per document20206.571
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20144.943
Cites per document20155.618
Cites per document20165.467
Cites per document20175.972
Cites per document20186.499
Cites per document20197.236
Cites per document20207.089
% 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 documents20130
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20156
Non-citable documents201610
Non-citable documents201713
Non-citable documents201811
Non-citable documents20199
Non-citable documents20209
Citable documents20130
Citable documents2014960
Citable documents20152172
Citable documents20163670
Citable documents20173961
Citable documents20184207
Citable documents20194135
Citable documents20204523
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 documents20130
Uncited documents201489
Uncited documents2015180
Uncited documents2016292
Uncited documents2017272
Uncited documents2018278
Uncited documents2019246
Uncited documents2020271
Cited documents20130
Cited documents2014873
Cited documents20151998
Cited documents20163388
Cited documents20173702
Cited documents20183940
Cited documents20193898
Cited documents20204261
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