7.3(top 1%)
Impact Factor
8.7(top 1%)
extended IF
783(top 1%)
H-Index
43.2K
authors
130K
papers
9.5M
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.
Impact Factor of Physical Review Letters based on the number of citations over 2-year window
This graph shows how the impact factor of Physical Review Letters is computed. The left axis depicts the number of papers published in years X-1 and X-2, and the right axis displays their citations in year X.