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Basic Journal Info


Journal ISSN: 14243210, 14248220
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
History: 2001-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220) provides an advanced forum for the science and technology of sensors and biosensors. It publishes reviews (including comprehensive reviews on the complete sensors products), regular research papers and short notes. Our aim is to encourage scientists to publish their experimental and theoretical results in as much detail as possible. There is no restriction on the length of the papers. The full experimental details must be provided so that the results can be reproduced. There are, in addition, three unique features of this journal: -Manuscripts regarding research proposals and research ideas are particularly welcome. -Electronic files and software providing full details of calculation and experimental procedures can be deposited as supplementary material. -We also accept manuscripts regarding research projects financed with public funds in order that reach a broader audience. Scope: Physical sensors, Chemical sensors, Biosensors, lab-on-a-chip, Remote sensors, Sensor networks, Smart/Intelligent sensors, Sensor devices, Sensor technology and application, Sensing principles, Optoelectronic and photonic sensors, Optomechanical sensors, Sensor arrays and Chemometrics, Micro and nanosensors, Internet of Things, Signal processing, data fusion and deep learning in sensor systems, Sensor interface, Human-Computer Interaction, Advanced materials for sensing, Sensing systems, MEMS/NEMS, Localization and object tracking.


2-year Impact Factor Trend
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3-year Impact Factor Trend
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4-year Impact Factor Trend
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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
  • 2019 Impact Factor 4.019
  • 2018 Impact Factor 3.639
  • 2017 Impact Factor 3.117
  • 2016 Impact Factor 3.323
  • 2015 Impact Factor 2.965
  • 2014 Impact Factor 3.202
  • 2013 Impact Factor 3.002
  • 2012 Impact Factor 2.734
  • 2011 Impact Factor 2.441
  • 2010 Impact Factor 2.395
  • 2009 Impact Factor 2.297
  • 2008 Impact Factor 2.157
  • 2007 Impact Factor 1.853
  • 2006 Impact Factor 1.412
  • 2005 Impact Factor 1.110
  • 2004 Impact Factor 1.302
  • 2003 Impact Factor 1.317
  • 2002 Impact Factor 0.900
  • 2001 Impact Factor 0.000
  • 2000 Impact Factor NA
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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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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



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.