SCI Journal

Impact Factor Database

Optical Materials

Basic Journal Info

Country

Netherlands
Journal ISSN: 09253467
Publisher: Elsevier BV
History: 1992-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Research Categories

Impact Factor Ranking

Computer Science
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Scope/Description:

The purpose of Optical Materials is to provide a means of communication and technology transfer between researchers who are interested in materials for potential device applications. The journal publishes original papers and review articles on the design, synthesis, characterisation and applications of optical materials. OPTICAL MATERIALS focuses on: • Optical Properties of Material Systems; • The Materials Aspects of Optical Phenomena; • The Materials Aspects of Devices and Applications.

Optical Materials

Impact Factor Trend 2000 - 2018 / 2019
Note: impact factor data for reference only

Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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Impact Factor History
  • 2018 / 2019 Impact Factor 2.719
  • 2017 Impact Factor 2.406
  • 2016 Impact Factor 2.360
  • 2015 Impact Factor 2.411
  • 2014 Impact Factor 2.228
  • 2013 Impact Factor 2.309
  • 2012 Impact Factor 2.156
  • 2011 Impact Factor 2.266
  • 2010 Impact Factor 1.895
  • 2009 Impact Factor 1.853
  • 2008 Impact Factor 1.725
  • 2007 Impact Factor 1.554
  • 2006 Impact Factor 1.759
  • 2005 Impact Factor 1.710
  • 2004 Impact Factor 1.429
  • 2003 Impact Factor 1.388
  • 2002 Impact Factor 0.941
  • 2001 Impact Factor 1.303
  • 2000 Impact Factor 1.154
Note: impact factor data for reference only

3-Years Average
Impact Factor

2.495

3-Years Growth
Impact Factor

15%

5-Years Average
Impact Factor

2.425

5-Years Growth
Impact Factor

22%

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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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H-Index

The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications

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SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly 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.

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