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





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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
Chemistry (miscellaneous)2021Q1
Materials Chemistry2014Q1
Materials Chemistry2015Q1
Materials Chemistry2016Q1
Materials Chemistry2017Q1
Materials Chemistry2018Q1
Materials Chemistry2019Q1
Materials Chemistry2020Q1
Materials Chemistry2021Q1

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)20144.948
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20155.622
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20165.483
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20175.825
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20186.188
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20196.851
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20206.993
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20217.236
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20144.948
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20155.622
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20165.483
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20175.902
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20186.418
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20197.215
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20207.101
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20217.381
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20144.948
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20155.622
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20165.392
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20176.046
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20186.641
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20197.189
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20207.134
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20217.260
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 Cites20182069
Self Cites20192469
Self Cites20202403
Self Cites20212101
Total Cites20130
Total Cites20144760
Total Cites201512244
Total Cites201620179
Total Cites201723454
Total Cites201827071
Total Cites201929901
Total Cites202032168
Total Cites202135459
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 document20144.327
External Cites per document20154.979
External Cites per document20164.992
External Cites per document20175.395
External Cites per document20185.943
External Cites per document20196.634
External Cites per document20206.584
External Cites per document20216.957
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20144.948
Cites per document20155.622
Cites per document20165.483
Cites per document20175.902
Cites per document20186.418
Cites per document20197.215
Cites per document20207.101
Cites per document20217.381
% 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
Non-citable documents20219
Citable documents20130
Citable documents2014960
Citable documents20152172
Citable documents20163670
Citable documents20173961
Citable documents20184207
Citable documents20194135
Citable documents20204521
Citable documents20214795
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 documents2015179
Uncited documents2016290
Uncited documents2017280
Uncited documents2018281
Uncited documents2019248
Uncited documents2020263
Uncited documents2021261
Cited documents20130
Cited documents2014873
Cited documents20151999
Cited documents20163390
Cited documents20173694
Cited documents20183937
Cited documents20193896
Cited documents20204267
Cited documents20214543
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