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 +888th202nd587th184th
Arts and Humanities 366th126th322nd113th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 674th245th508th232nd
Chemistry 867th236th563rd221st
Computer Science 637th155th425th136th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +233rd56th132nd51st
Energy 504th98th262nd90th
Engineering +757th180th477th165th
Environmental Science 698th123rd393rd113th
Mathematics 425th92nd261st84th
Medicine +1152nd318th830th287th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 628th205th429th197th
Physics and Astronomy 373rd122nd242nd119th
Social Sciences 1321st311th973rd273rd

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.

Where is the institution located?

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