2018 Impact Factors

2018 Impact Factors

Author: ChemistryViews.org

The newest results in the Journal Citation Report (JCR) by Clarivate Analytics for selected chemistry journals are given below.

View impact factors by category or see selected journal highlights.



Journal Impact Factors

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ChemPubSoc Europe Journals

ACES Journals

ACES Journals


Multidisciplinary Chemistry

Analytical Chemistry


Applied Chemistry



Chemical Engineering



Energy & Fuels

Medicinal Chemistry


Organic/Inorganic Chemistry

Physical Chemistry & Electrochemistry






Journal Highlights

Advanced Materials

With an IF of 25.809 (+18 %), Wiley’s flagship journal in materials science, Advanced Materials, continues to grow for the 12th year in a row and remains the community’s first choice for high-impact publications in materials science.

Advanced Functional Materials

Advanced Functional Materials arrives at an IF of 15.621 (+17 %), another record high for the journal, which confirms its position as one of the top choices in materials science, nanotechnology, and related areas.

Angewandte Chemie International Edition

The new impact factor of 12.257 for Angewandte Chemie – The Home of Chemistry, means that it has continued on its upward trajectory as the journal expands and adds new exciting features. Angewandte Chemie is owned by the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker.


With its highest ever impact factor of 7.804, ChemSusChem remains among the leading journals serving the green and sustainable chemistry community and further underlines the importance of sustainability to current advances in general chemistry. The Editors look forward to your next great sustainable paper!

Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis

Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis is a leading journal in organic, organometallic and applied chemistry. It publishes exciting new results from academic and industrial labs on efficient, practical, and environmentally friendly organic synthesis. The high quality and popularity of this top journal are reflected in the new increased impact factor of 5.451.

The Chemical Record

With a 2018 impact factor of 5.387, TCR is back up above 5. The Chemical Record is the leading chemistry review journal rooted in Asia and is co-owned by the Chemical Society of Japan.


ChemPlusChem has received its highest impact factor ever (3.441), which shows that the journal is maintaining its leading position as a forum for top-quality multidisciplinary research. ChemPlusChem offers a high-quality review process and speedy publication, as well as a number of topical special issues, including its Early-Career Series.

Chinese Journal of Chemistry

With a 2018 impact factor of 2.376, CJC has remained firmly above 2 for the second year in a row. The Chinese Journal of Chemistry is co-published with the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, in affiliation with the Chinese Chemical Society.

Molecular Informatics
With a 2018 impact factor of 2.375, MolInf is once again firmly above 2. Since its relaunch in 2010, Molecular Informatics has developed into a global leading forum for molecular aspects of bio/cheminformatics and computer-assisted molecular design.

Fuel Cells

Fuel Cells – From Fundamentals to Systems covers all aspects of fuel cells, ranging from their molecular basis to their applications in systems such as power plants, road vehicles and power sources in portables. The new increased impact factor of 2.330 shows the growing popularity of the journal as a reliable resource in this hot area.

Zeitschrift für anorganische and allgemeine Chemie (ZAAC)
Zeitschrift für anorganische and allgemeine Chemie (ZAAC) is an international scientific journal which publishes original papers on new relevant research results from all areas of inorganic chemistry, solid state chemistry, and coordination chemistry. Its impact factor made a jump to 1.337 in 2018.

Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society

With a new 2018 impact factor of 1.188, JCCS is above 1 for the first time and on an overall positive development. The Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society is co-published with the Chinese Society Located in Taipei.

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