Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Applied Surface Science

Country Netherlands  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Netherlands
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryMaterials Science
Surfaces, Coatings and Films
PublisherElsevier BV
Publication typeJournals
Scope Applied Surface Science covers topics contributing to a better understanding of applications of surfaces, interfaces, thin films and other nanostructures. The journal is concerned with scientific research on the atomic and molecular level of properties, determined with multiple surface analytical techniques, as well as the processing and application of these structures. Processes include deposition and growth, oxidation and nitridation, surface and interface reactions, in general, as well as surface modification by directed energy deposition (lasers, ion or electron beams) or other techniques such as plasmas.


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.

Surfaces, Coatings and Films1999Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2000Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2001Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2002Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2003Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2004Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2005Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2006Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2007Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2008Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2009Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2010Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2011Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2012Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2013Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2014Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2015Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2016Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2017Q1

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)19991.157
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.974
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20011.106
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20021.315
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20031.325
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20041.512
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20051.464
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20061.699
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20071.588
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20081.829
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.900
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.117
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.458
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.393
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.870
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.161
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.320
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.454
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20174.032
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19991.157
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20001.038
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20011.153
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20021.336
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20031.362
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20041.507
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20051.464
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20061.635
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20071.587
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20081.857
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.859
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.145
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.437
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.432
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.919
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20143.143
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.343
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20163.552
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20174.240
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19991.196
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20001.041
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20011.138
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20021.351
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20031.272
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20041.522
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20051.352
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20061.616
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20071.514
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20081.763
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.815
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.015
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.414
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.366
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20132.805
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20143.022
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.408
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.596
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20174.499
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 Cites1999334
Self Cites2000332
Self Cites2001225
Self Cites2002402
Self Cites2003372
Self Cites2004428
Self Cites2005400
Self Cites2006787
Self Cites2007618
Self Cites2008905
Self Cites2009846
Self Cites2010896
Self Cites20111330
Self Cites20121193
Self Cites20131866
Self Cites20142384
Self Cites20153305
Self Cites20162670
Self Cites20173981
Total Cites19993002
Total Cites20002596
Total Cites20012794
Total Cites20023404
Total Cites20033625
Total Cites20044297
Total Cites20054765
Total Cites20065639
Total Cites20076406
Total Cites20087729
Total Cites20099006
Total Cites201010157
Total Cites201111438
Total Cites201211318
Total Cites201314453
Total Cites201418070
Total Cites201521298
Total Cites201625933
Total Cites201730968
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 document19991.028
External Cites per document20000.905
External Cites per document20011.060
External Cites per document20021.178
External Cites per document20031.222
External Cites per document20041.357
External Cites per document20051.341
External Cites per document20061.407
External Cites per document20071.434
External Cites per document20081.640
External Cites per document20091.685
External Cites per document20101.955
External Cites per document20112.153
External Cites per document20122.176
External Cites per document20132.542
External Cites per document20142.728
External Cites per document20152.825
External Cites per document20163.187
External Cites per document20173.695
Cites per document19991.157
Cites per document20001.038
Cites per document20011.153
Cites per document20021.336
Cites per document20031.362
Cites per document20041.507
Cites per document20051.464
Cites per document20061.635
Cites per document20071.587
Cites per document20081.857
Cites per document20091.859
Cites per document20102.145
Cites per document20112.437
Cites per document20122.432
Cites per document20132.919
Cites per document20143.143
Cites per document20153.343
Cites per document20163.552
Cites per document20174.240
% 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 documents1999134
Non-citable documents2000127
Non-citable documents20017
Non-citable documents20029
Non-citable documents200318
Non-citable documents200418
Non-citable documents200517
Non-citable documents200614
Non-citable documents200727
Non-citable documents200834
Non-citable documents200948
Non-citable documents201043
Non-citable documents201141
Non-citable documents201236
Non-citable documents201342
Non-citable documents201453
Non-citable documents201560
Non-citable documents201665
Non-citable documents201754
Citable documents19992595
Citable documents20002501
Citable documents20012423
Citable documents20022548
Citable documents20032662
Citable documents20042852
Citable documents20053255
Citable documents20063448
Citable documents20074037
Citable documents20084162
Citable documents20094844
Citable documents20104736
Citable documents20114694
Citable documents20124654
Citable documents20134952
Citable documents20145749
Citable documents20156370
Citable documents20167300
Citable documents20177304
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 documents19991330
Uncited documents20001372
Uncited documents20011158
Uncited documents20021142
Uncited documents20031122
Uncited documents20041143
Uncited documents20051295
Uncited documents20061278
Uncited documents20071529
Uncited documents20081399
Uncited documents20091669
Uncited documents20101452
Uncited documents20111248
Uncited documents20121194
Uncited documents2013991
Uncited documents20141073
Uncited documents20151150
Uncited documents20161265
Uncited documents20171056
Cited documents19991399
Cited documents20001256
Cited documents20011272
Cited documents20021415
Cited documents20031558
Cited documents20041727
Cited documents20051977
Cited documents20062184
Cited documents20072535
Cited documents20082797
Cited documents20093223
Cited documents20103327
Cited documents20113487
Cited documents20123496
Cited documents20134003
Cited documents20144729
Cited documents20155280
Cited documents20166100
Cited documents20176302
Scimago Journal & Country Rank
Show this widget in your own website

Just copy the code below and paste within your html code:
Loading comments...

Leave a comment

* Required

* Required

* Required

* Required

The users of Scimago Journal & Country Rank have the possibility to dialogue through comments linked to a specific journal. The purpose is to have a forum in which general doubts about the processes of publication in the journal, experiences and other issues derived from the publication of papers are resolved. For topics on particular articles, maintain the dialogue through the usual channels with your editor.

Developed by:
Scimago Lab
Powered by:
Powered by scopus

Follow us on @ScimagoJR

Scimago Lab, Copyright 2007-2018. Data Source: Scopus®