The Laboratoire de physique des solides, has been ranked.second french laboratory (excepting medical laboratories), just below the famous Kastler-Brossel laboratory (CNRS, ENS, Université Paris 6).
The french CNRS has been elected best scientific institution in the world.
The SIR 2009 World Report shows a ranking with more than 2000 of the best worldwide research institutions and organizations whose output surpass 100 scholarly publications during 2007.
The ranking shows 5 indicators of institution research performance, stressing output (ordering criteria), collaboration and impact. Analyzed institutions are grouped into five research sectors : Government, Higher Education, Health, Corporate and Others.