7.3(top 1%)
Impact Factor
8.7(top 1%)
extended IF
777(top 1%)
H-Index
43.2K
authors
130K
papers
9.4M
citations
13.2K
citing journals
412.3K
citing authors
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Impact Factor of Physical Review Letters based on the number of citations over 2-year window
The graph shows the changes in the impact factor of Physical Review Letters and its the corresponding percentile for the sake of comparison with the entire literature. Impact Factor is the most common scientometric index, which is defined by the number of citations of papers in two preceding years divided by the number of papers published in those years.

How Influential is Physical Review Letters?

Physical Review Letters is the 76th out of 2,076 Physics journals. This means the journal is among the top 4% in the discipline of Physics. This Journal is the 343rd out of 12,155 Physical Sciences journals. This means the journal is among the top 3% in the science branch of Physical Sciences.