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Table 1 Percentage of citable items published in four materials science journals with fewer citations than the value of their 2015 Thomson Reuters journal impact factor

From: Impact factors, citation distributions and journal stratification

Journal title 2015 JIF number of citable items (articles) % citable items (articles) below JIF
Journal of Materials Research 1.579 718 (686) 65.2 % (65.6 %)
Journal of Materials Science 2.302 1812 (1768) 69.3 % (70.5 %)
Acta Materialia 5.058 1402 (1402) 69.9 % (69.4 %)
Advanced Materials 18.960 1841 (1729) 69.3 % (71.0 %)
  1. Data are from Thomson Reuters’ Web of Knowledge Core Collection and consists of citations from articles with a 2015 publication year to articles with a 2013 or 2014 publication year. ‘Articles’ refers to the Thomson Reuters document-type classification