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Country Switzerland  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of Switzerland
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Subject Area and CategoryMaterials Science
Materials Science (miscellaneous)
PublisherMDPI Open Access Publishing
Publication typeJournals
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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.

Materials Science (miscellaneous)2010Q2
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2011Q2
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2012Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2013Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2014Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2015Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2016Q1
Materials Science (miscellaneous)2017Q2

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)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.400
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.853
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.818
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20133.494
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20143.802
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20153.287
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20163.577
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20173.369
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.400
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.853
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.818
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20133.342
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.952
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20153.338
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20163.464
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.030
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.400
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.853
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.668
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.986
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.992
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20153.207
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.899
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.574
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 Cites20090
Self Cites20109
Self Cites20113
Self Cites201212
Self Cites201363
Self Cites201499
Self Cites2015140
Self Cites2016322
Self Cites2017509
Total Cites20090
Total Cites2010147
Total Cites2011743
Total Cites20121350
Total Cites20131718
Total Cites20141659
Total Cites20153134
Total Cites20164770
Total Cites20176206
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 document20090
External Cites per document20101.314
External Cites per document20111.845
External Cites per document20122.793
External Cites per document20133.220
External Cites per document20142.776
External Cites per document20153.188
External Cites per document20163.230
External Cites per document20172.782
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20101.400
Cites per document20111.853
Cites per document20122.818
Cites per document20133.342
Cites per document20142.952
Cites per document20153.338
Cites per document20163.464
Cites per document20173.030
% 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 documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20121
Non-citable documents20135
Non-citable documents20147
Non-citable documents201510
Non-citable documents201616
Non-citable documents201725
Citable documents20090
Citable documents2010105
Citable documents2011401
Citable documents2012479
Citable documents2013514
Citable documents2014562
Citable documents2015939
Citable documents20161377
Citable documents20172048
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 documents20090
Uncited documents201046
Uncited documents2011159
Uncited documents2012137
Uncited documents2013143
Uncited documents2014144
Uncited documents2015232
Uncited documents2016320
Uncited documents2017468
Cited documents20090
Cited documents201059
Cited documents2011242
Cited documents2012343
Cited documents2013376
Cited documents2014425
Cited documents2015717
Cited documents20161073
Cited documents20171605
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