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

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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 +1001st223rd703rd200th
Arts and Humanities 776th221st652nd196th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 919th313th692nd292nd
Chemistry 748th226th515th208th
Computer Science 938th259th649th228th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +415th92nd238th84th
Energy 603rd127th331st115th
Engineering +887th223rd571st201st
Environmental Science 958th197th555th179th
Mathematics 614th149th390th135th
Medicine +1348th361st984th327th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 634th203rd434th194th
Physics and Astronomy 469th151st313th141st
Social Sciences 1522nd345th1081st304th

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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