Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journal of Physical Chemistry C


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States
Media Ranking in United States

Subject Area and Category


American Chemical Society

American Chemical Society in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



19327447, 19327455





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The Journal of Physical Chemistry A/B/C is devoted to reporting new and original experimental and theoretical basic research of interest to physical chemists, biophysical chemists, and chemical physicists. 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.

Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2008Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2009Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2010Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2011Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2012Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2013Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2014Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2015Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2016Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2017Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2018Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2019Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2020Q1
Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials2021Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2008Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2009Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2010Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2011Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2017Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2018Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2019Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2020Q1
Energy (miscellaneous)2021Q1
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology2008Q1
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology2009Q1
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology2010Q1
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology2011Q1
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology2012Q1
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology2013Q1
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology2014Q1
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology2015Q1
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology2016Q1
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology2017Q1
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology2018Q1
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology2019Q1
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology2020Q1
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology2021Q1
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry2008Q1
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry2009Q1
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry2010Q1
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry2011Q1
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry2012Q1
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry2013Q1
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry2014Q1
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry2015Q1
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry2016Q1
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry2017Q1
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry2018Q1
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry2019Q1
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry2020Q1
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry2021Q1
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
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2018Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2019Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2020Q1
Surfaces, Coatings and Films2021Q1

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)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20083.585
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20094.352
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20104.995
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20115.354
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20125.457
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20135.597
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20145.537
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20155.241
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20164.913
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20174.769
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20184.618
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20194.494
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20204.240
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20214.188
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20083.585
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20094.352
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20104.995
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20115.311
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20125.371
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20135.421
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20145.403
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20155.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20164.833
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20174.731
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20184.558
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20194.405
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20204.141
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20214.086
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20083.585
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20094.352
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20104.794
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20115.088
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20125.065
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20135.117
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20145.010
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20154.784
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20164.681
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20174.563
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20184.332
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20194.206
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20203.935
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20213.836
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 Cites20070
Self Cites20081820
Self Cites20094074
Self Cites20105454
Self Cites20115649
Self Cites20125330
Self Cites20134819
Self Cites20144923
Self Cites20154436
Self Cites20164227
Self Cites20174030
Self Cites20183917
Self Cites20193759
Self Cites20202917
Self Cites20212802
Total Cites20070
Total Cites20089515
Total Cites200924352
Total Cites201043269
Total Cites201148193
Total Cites201249958
Total Cites201351543
Total Cites201451624
Total Cites201549017
Total Cites201647260
Total Cites201746889
Total Cites201843934
Total Cites201942251
Total Cites202040496
Total Cites202139004
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 document20070
External Cites per document20082.905
External Cites per document20093.634
External Cites per document20104.378
External Cites per document20114.706
External Cites per document20124.818
External Cites per document20134.937
External Cites per document20144.911
External Cites per document20154.565
External Cites per document20164.414
External Cites per document20174.337
External Cites per document20184.171
External Cites per document20194.035
External Cites per document20203.865
External Cites per document20213.809
Cites per document20070.000
Cites per document20083.585
Cites per document20094.352
Cites per document20104.995
Cites per document20115.311
Cites per document20125.371
Cites per document20135.421
Cites per document20145.403
Cites per document20155.000
Cites per document20164.833
Cites per document20174.731
Cites per document20184.558
Cites per document20194.405
Cites per document20204.141
Cites per document20214.086
% 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 documents20070
Non-citable documents20085
Non-citable documents200915
Non-citable documents201025
Non-citable documents201133
Non-citable documents201239
Non-citable documents201344
Non-citable documents201445
Non-citable documents201538
Non-citable documents201630
Non-citable documents201727
Non-citable documents201845
Non-citable documents201952
Non-citable documents202057
Non-citable documents202141
Citable documents20070
Citable documents20082649
Citable documents20095580
Citable documents20108637
Citable documents20119041
Citable documents20129262
Citable documents20139464
Citable documents20149509
Citable documents20159765
Citable documents20169749
Citable documents20179883
Citable documents20189594
Citable documents20199540
Citable documents20209723
Citable documents20219505
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 documents20070
Uncited documents2008386
Uncited documents2009674
Uncited documents2010922
Uncited documents2011857
Uncited documents2012952
Uncited documents2013890
Uncited documents2014907
Uncited documents20151063
Uncited documents20161019
Uncited documents2017996
Uncited documents20181115
Uncited documents20191097
Uncited documents20201331
Uncited documents20211219
Cited documents20070
Cited documents20082268
Cited documents20094921
Cited documents20107740
Cited documents20118217
Cited documents20128349
Cited documents20138618
Cited documents20148647
Cited documents20158740
Cited documents20168760
Cited documents20178914
Cited documents20188524
Cited documents20198495
Cited documents20208449
Cited documents20218327
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