Updated Impact Factor for Polymers – 3.681, June 19, 2015 18:42


We are pleased to report the 2014 Impact Factor for Polymers. According to the 2015 release of the Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (published by Thomson Reuters in June 2015), the updated Impact Factor for Polymers is 3.681. It has risen from 2.505 in the previous year (+47%), as illustrated in the figure below. The 5-Year Impact Factor is 3.904. Polymers now ranks 13/82 (Q1) in the category ‘Polymer Science’.

Evolution of the Polymers Impact Factor:

Evolution of citations to Polymers:

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Polymers (ISSN 2073-4360) Accepted for Coverage in the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), January 22, 2013 10:47

We are pleased to announce that Polymers has been accepted for indexing in the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) / Web of Science, the leading indexing database in natural sciences.

This means that the research you publish with Polymers is now more visible than ever. Polymers, which was launched in 2009 under the leadership of Prof. Dr. Alexander Böker, provides an interdisciplinary forum for publishing papers which advance the fields of (i) polymerization methods, (ii) theory, simulation, and modeling, (iii) understanding of new physical phenomena, (iv) advances in characterization techniques, and (v) harnessing of self-assembly and biological strategies for producing complex multifunctional structures.

Polymers is also included in Chemical Abstracts (CAS), COMPENDEX, INSPEC and a variety of other indexing databases and archives.

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