SLAC National Accelerator LaboratoryGovernment

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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

9th

Overall percentile

6th

Research percentile

18th

Innovation percentile

7th

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 area

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
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 141st79th116th77th
Chemistry 49th22nd31st22nd
Computer Science 606th269th504th245th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 316th115th250th105th
Energy 61st9th20th9th
Engineering 138th54th80th52nd
Environmental Science 25th4th14th4th
Mathematics 489th195th391st182nd
Medicine 620th341st570th314th
Physics and Astronomy 103rd48th71st47th

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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