about Journal of Synchrotron Radiation

Distribution of articles

In the last year, authors from 34 different countries published in the journal, the top five being the USA, Germany, France, Italy and China.

Aims and scope

Synchrotron radiation research is rapidly expanding with many new sources of radiation being created globally. Synchrotron radiation plays a leading role in pure science and in emerging technologies. The Journal of Synchrotron Radiation provides comprehensive coverage of the entire field of synchrotron radiation and free-electron laser research including instrumentation, theory, computing and scientific applications in areas such as biology, nanoscience and materials science. Rapid publication ensures an up-to-date information resource for scientists and engineers in the field.

Journal identifiers

Title: Journal of Synchrotron Radiation
Abbreviated title: J. Synchrotron Rad.
ISSN: 1600-5775
CODEN: JSYRES
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1107/S16005775

Citation and statistical information

Impact factor history

2015 JCR data

Impact factor: 1.877
5-year impact factor: 2.32
Total cites: 4675
Immediacy index: 1.273
Cited half-life: 8.3

Journal citation distribution

For more information, see http://biorxiv.org/content/early/2016/09/11/062109.

Eigenfactor® metrics

Eigenfactor® score: 0.00998
Article influence® score: 0.949

2016 journal statistics

Downloads: 265128
Rejection and withdrawal rate: 28%
Average publication time: 5.0 months

Peer review

Peer review: yes
Review process: single-blind

Open access

Journal policy: the journal operates a hybrid open-access policy
Open-access licence: Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY)

Publishing costs

Submission fees: none
Page charges: none
Colour charges: none
Open-access option: the open-access fee is USD 1200; click here for more details

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Features for authors

  • Online manuscript submission, ease of submission
  • WORD and LaTeX templates available
  • Online tools to help prepare papers
  • Tool available for preparing enhanced figures
  • Quality technical editing
  • Supporting information can be published
  • Online status check facility
  • Article publicity
  • Download, citation and altmetrics statistics available

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