Los Alamos National Laboratory *Government

United States

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Foundation: 1943

Mission: Los Alamos National Laboratory's mission is to solve national security challenges through scientific excellence.

Vision: To deliver science and technology to protect our nation and promote world stability

History: www.lanl.gov

Subordinate organizations:

  • The New Mexico Consortium
Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Government sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDUnited States
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +420th174th350th167th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 452nd242nd390th232nd
Chemistry 344th166th271st158th
Computer Science 377th130th275th119th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +219th70th154th64th
Energy 322nd110th225th104th
Engineering +351st141st256th133rd
Environmental Science 377th153rd287th142nd
Mathematics 329th114th244th109th
Medicine +535th271st468th251st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 329th161st260th156th
Physics and Astronomy 230th96th162nd94th
Social Sciences 623rd242nd533rd220th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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