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Editors (14)

Dr. Alessandro Lavacchi

Editor-in-Chief
Istituto di Chimica dei Composti OrganoMetallici (ICCOM-CNR), Via Madonna del Piano 10, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Firenze, Italy
Interests: electrodeposition of materials for renewable energy production; surface engineering; corrosion and corrosion protection; thermal barriers coatings; electron microscopy (SEM, TEM); X-ray techniques for surface structure and composition (XPS, XRF, XRD); electroless deposition of metals and cermet’s; simulation and modelling of complex electrochemical systems
Prof. Dr. Wei Pan
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State Key Laboratory of New Ceramics and Fine Processing, School of Materials Science & Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
Interests: low thermal conductivity ceramics for gas-turbines; solid-electrolytes and nanomaterials
Dr. Michele Ferrari
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Institute of Condensed Matter Chemistry and Technologies for Energy, National Research Council, CNR-ICMATE, Via De Marini 6, 16149 Genova, Italy
Interests: wetting; surfactants; adsorption liquid interfaces; superhydrophobicity; amphiphobicity; anti-corrosion coatings; marine environment; biomedical fabrics
Prof. Dr. Stefano Farris
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Food, Environmental and Nutritional Sciences (DeFENS), University of Milan, Milan, Italy
Interests: Atomic force microscopy (AFM); edible coatings; food packaging; gas barrier coatings; intelligent coatings; interfaces; nanocomposite coatings; nanostructured coatings; surfaces
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Prof. Dr. Huirong Le
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Section Editor-in-Chief
The Future Lab, Tsinghua University, San-Cai-Tang Building, No. 160 Cheng-Fu Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100084, China
Interests: antimicrobial coatings; biotribology; mechanics and tribology of coatings; lightweight composites
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Prof. Dr. Arũnas Ramanavičius
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Faculty of Chemistry and Geosciences, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania
Interests: biosensors; conducting polymers; physical chemistry; biochemistry; thin layers; proteins; surface plasmon resonance; electrochemistry; ellipsometry
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Prof. Dr. Eduardo Guzmán
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Ludmila B. Boinovich
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Lab. on Surface Forces, A.N. Frumkin Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, 31 Leninsky prospect, 119071 Moscow, Russia
Interests: superhydrophobicity; superhydrophilicity; anti-icing coatings; anti-corrosion coatings; electroinsulating coatings; surface modification; wetting
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Dr. Alexandra Muñoz-Bonilla *
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Institute of Polymer Science and Technology, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Madrid, Spain
Interests: polymer coatings; antimicrobial coatings; biointerfaces; porous surfaces; functional surfaces superhydrophobicity; bioapplications
* Section 'Bioactive Coatings and Biointerfaces'
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Dr. Torsten Brezesinski
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Institute of Nanotechnology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1, Bldg. 717, 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany
Interests: Li-ion batteries; Li-S batteries; all-solid-state batteries; pseudocapacitors; thin films; materials science; mesoporous materials; self-assembled nanostructures; structure-property relationships
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Prof. Dr. Anton Ficai
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1. Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, 1-7 Gh. Polizu st., 011061 Bucharest, Romania
2. Academy of Romanian Scientists, 54 Splaiul Independenței st., Bucharest, Romania
Interests: bio(nano)materials; synthesis methods; materials processing and design; advanced coatings; tissue engineering; drug delivery; characterization methods
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Prof. Dr. Giorgos Skordaris
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Laboratory for Machine Tools and Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: coatings for cutting tools and machine elements, FEA modelling; superficial treatments; characterization of coated tool's strength, fatigue and adhesion properties
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Prof. Dr. Orlando Auciello
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Associate Editor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, 75080 TX, USA
Interests: science and technological applications of multifunctional oxide and diamond thin films

Previous Editor

Prof. Dr. Ugo Bardi
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Former Editor-in-Chief
Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, c/o Dipartimento di Chimica, Polo Scientifico di Sesto Fiorentino, Università di Firenze, Via della Lastruccia 3-13, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Firenze, Italy
Interests: coatings and surface engineering; electrodeposition from ionic liquids, with a special view on aluminium coatings; thermal barriers manufacturing, testing, and characterization for the aerospace and energy production industry; scanning probe microscopy (SPM); electron microscopy (SEM, TEM); surface composition measurements; photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS); scanning auger microscopy (SAM); low energy ion scattering (LEIS)
Founding Editor-in-Chief

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Editorial Board Members (565)

Dr. Ilona Oja Acik
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Laboratory of Thin Film Chemical Technologies, Department of Materials and Environmental Technology, School of Engineering, Tallinn University of Technology, Ehitajate tee 5, 19086, Tallinn, Estonia
Interests: thin films; nanostructured layers; chemical deposition methods; chemical spray pyrolysis; materials science; photovoltaics; photocatalytic self- and air cleaning coatings
Prof. Dr. M. Shaheer Akhtar
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New & Renewable Energy Materials Development Center (NewREC), School of Chemical Engineering, Jeonbuk National University, Jeonju, Jeonbuk 54896, Korea
Interests: thin films; metal oxide nanomaterials; electrochemical system; photocatalytic reaction; energy storage
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Prof. Dr. Joachim Albrecht
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Research Institute for Innovative Surfaces, FINO, Aalen University, Beethovenstr. 1, D-73430 Aalen, Germany
Interests: superconducting films; wear resisitve surfaces; substrate engieneering; superhydrophobic surfaces; vacuum deposition
Dr. Klaus Pagh Almtoft

Tribology Centre, Danish Technological Insitute, Kongsvang Allé 29, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
Interests: sputter deposition; Industrial-scale sputtering; PVD coatings; surface enginering; pulsed DC sputtering; HiPIMS; HPPMS; oxides; nitrides; carbides; DLC; tribology; ion-beam assisted deposition (IBAD); ion implantation; photocatalysis; X-ray diffraction (XRD, XRR, pole figures); electron microscopy (SEM, TEM); Rutherford backscattering; EDX
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Dr. Qinyou An
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State Key Laboratory of Advanced Technology for Materials Synthesis and Processing, Wuhan University of Technology, 122 Luoshi Road, Wuhan 430070, Hubei, China
Interests: energy storage materials and devices
Dr. Mihai Anastasescu
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Institute of Physical Chemistry, Romanian Academy of Sciences, Bucharest, Romania
Interests: multifunctional nanostructured materials (thin films, oxides, semiconductors); microstructure; optical and electrical properties
Dr. Ioannis Anastopoulos
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Department of Electronics Engineering, School of Engineering, Hellenic Mediterranean University, Chania 73100 Crete, Greece
Interests: soil chemistry; soil fertility; soil pollution; wastewater treatment; water pollution; adsorption; heavy metals; dyes; pharmaceuticals; climate change; composting
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Prof. Dr. Antonio Ancona
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Institute for Photonics and Nanotechnologies IFN, Italian National Research Council, 70126 Bari, Italy
Interests: laser materials processing; laser-matter interaction; ultrafast lasers; laser surface texturing; laser welding; laser ablation; laser micro/nano-structuring
Prof. Dr. Diana Anderson
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School of Chemistry and Bioscience (Faculty of Life Sciences), University of Bradford, Bradford, UK
Interests: cancer biology; natural plant activities; oxidative stress; molecular biology; diabetes mellitus; hepatoprotective; testicular protection; nanoparticles toxicity; metal drug complexes; plant extracts; MTT assay; cell line experiments; wound healing cellular assay; cell migration assay; renal functions; hepato-renal functions; chemical characterizations; chitosan; flavonoid activities; phenolic activities; zinc oxide nanoparticle activities; COVID-19; antibacterial activities; antiviral activities; DPPH activity; natural extracts; HPLC; UHPLC; UV; FTIR; spectroscopic analysis; chemical characterization; zeta potential; surface area; flow cytometry; quantitative assay; qualitative assay; cytotoxicity assay; apoptosis; natural residues; solid waste; industrial waste; aging; neuroprotective agents; active compounds
Prof. Dr. Yasutaka Ando
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Division of Mechanical Engineering, Ashikaga University, 268-1 Omaecho, Ashikaga, Tochigi 326-0845, Japan
Interests: thermal spray technology; photocatalysis; CVD; diamond; nitriding, XRD
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