Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Frontiers of Physics in China

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Subject Area and CategoryPhysics and Astronomy
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Publication typeJournals
ISSN16733487, 16733606
Scope The journal publishes review articles, original research papers, and rapid communications. It covers all main branches of physics, such as pure and applied physics, theoretical physics and experimental physics, including these core areas: Quantum mechanics and quantum information; gravitation, cosmology and astrophysics; elementary particles and fields; nuclear physics; atomic, molecular and optical physics; statistical and nonlinear physics; plasma physics and accelerator physics; condensed matter physics; nanostructures and functional materials; and last not least soft matter, biological physics and interdisciplinary physics. (source)

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)2007Q4
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2008Q3
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2009Q3
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2010Q3
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2011Q2
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2012Q2
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2013Q2
Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)2014Q1

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)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.227
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.451
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.528
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.496
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.781
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.155
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.939
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.061
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.227
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.451
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.528
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.581
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.884
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.193
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.102
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.846
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.227
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.451
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.663
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.591
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.901
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.735
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.538
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.000
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 Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20085
Self Cites200910
Self Cites20104
Self Cites20112
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20140
Total Cites20060
Total Cites200715
Total Cites200860
Total Cites200985
Total Cites201093
Total Cites2011114
Total Cites2012136
Total Cites201354
Total Cites201424
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 document20060
External Cites per document20070.227
External Cites per document20080.414
External Cites per document20090.466
External Cites per document20100.556
External Cites per document20110.868
External Cites per document20121.193
External Cites per document20131.102
External Cites per document20141.846
Cites per document20060.000
Cites per document20070.227
Cites per document20080.451
Cites per document20090.528
Cites per document20100.581
Cites per document20110.884
Cites per document20121.193
Cites per document20131.102
Cites per document20141.846
% 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 documents20060
Non-citable documents20070
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20102
Non-citable documents20116
Non-citable documents20127
Non-citable documents20135
Non-citable documents20141
Citable documents20060
Citable documents200766
Citable documents2008133
Citable documents2009161
Citable documents2010160
Citable documents2011129
Citable documents2012114
Citable documents201349
Citable documents201413
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 documents20060
Uncited documents200757
Uncited documents2008110
Uncited documents2009124
Uncited documents2010119
Uncited documents201183
Uncited documents201260
Uncited documents201330
Uncited documents20146
Cited documents20060
Cited documents20079
Cited documents200823
Cited documents200937
Cited documents201043
Cited documents201152
Cited documents201261
Cited documents201324
Cited documents20148
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