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H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMaterials Science
Materials Science (miscellaneous)
PublisherMultidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
Publication typeJournals
ISSN20754701
Coverage2015-ongoing
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Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2012Q2
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2013Q2
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2014Q2
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2015Q2
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2016Q2
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2017Q2
SJR

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.

YearSJR
20120.310
20130.441
20140.448
20150.572
20160.608
20170.550
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)20121.125
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.795
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.167
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.914
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.048
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.927
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.125
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.795
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.167
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.849
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.103
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.913
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.125
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.795
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20152.270
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.087
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.770
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20122
Self Cites20133
Self Cites20142
Self Cites201522
Self Cites201681
Self Cites2017229
Total Cites20110
Total Cites20129
Total Cites201335
Total Cites201477
Total Cites2015135
Total Cites2016410
Total Cites2017926
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document20110
External Cites per document20120.875
External Cites per document20130.727
External Cites per document20141.136
External Cites per document20151.548
External Cites per document20161.687
External Cites per document20171.440
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20121.125
Cites per document20130.795
Cites per document20141.167
Cites per document20151.849
Cites per document20162.103
Cites per document20171.913
% 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
201122.22
201244.44
201327.27
20140.00
201530.12
201619.24
201726.31
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20168
Non-citable documents201714
Citable documents20110
Citable documents20128
Citable documents201344
Citable documents201466
Citable documents201573
Citable documents2016195
Citable documents2017484
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents20110
Uncited documents20124
Uncited documents201328
Uncited documents201429
Uncited documents201521
Uncited documents201663
Uncited documents2017142
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20125
Cited documents201317
Cited documents201438
Cited documents201552
Cited documents2016140
Cited documents2017356
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