Physical Review Letters (PRL), established in 1958, is a peer-reviewed, scientific journal that is published 52 times per year by the American Physical Society. As also confirmed by various measurement standards, which include the Journal Citation Reports impact factor and the journal h-index proposed by Google Scholar, many physicists and other scientists consider Physical Review Letters to be one of the most prestigious journals in the field of physics.
CiteScore measures average citations received per document published in the serial.
Eigenfactor Score measures the number of times articles from the journal published in the past five years have been cited. This does not include self citations.
Impact factor of a journal is calculated by dividing the number of current year citations to the source items published in that journal during the previous two years.
scite Index is the ratio of citations supporting research which is published in the journal to sum of citations either supporting or contrasting the research published in the journal for the same time period. Minimum 100 supporting citations required.
SCImago Journal Rank measures weighted citations received by the serial. Citation weighting depends on subject field and prestige (SJR) of the citing serial.
Source Normalized Impact per Paper measures actual citations received relative to citations expected for the serial’s subject field.
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Physical Review Letters has been in operation since 1958 till date.
Physical Review Letters published with a Weekly frequency.
In 2021, Physical Review Letters published 5982 articles.
For Physical Review Letters,eISSN is 1079-7114 and pISSN is0031-9007.
Citescore for Physical Review Letters is 15.2.
SNIP score for Physical Review Letters is 2.36.
SJR for Physical Review Letters is Q1.
American Physical Society is the publisher of Physical Review Letters.