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Foundation: 1962

Mission: We explore how the universe works at the biggest, smallest and fastest scales and invent powerful tools used by scientists around the globe. Our research helps solve real-world problems and advances the interests of the nation.

Vision: We open new windows to the natural world and build a brighter future through scientific discovery.

History: www6.slac.stanford.edu

8th
Overall percentile
4th
Research percentile
19th
Innovation percentile
13th
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
Arts and Humanities 166th62nd150th59th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 250th113th188th109th
Chemistry 93rd31st52nd29th
Computer Science 1638th334th1105th294th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +591st131st374th120th
Energy 46th6th11th6th
Engineering +333rd85th189th79th
Environmental Science 34th5th11th5th
Mathematics 1641st306th1069th272nd
Medicine 1369th357th978th323rd
Physics and Astronomy 206th81st134th79th

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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