Special Issue "New Generation Coatings for Metals"
A special issue of Coatings (ISSN 2079-6412).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 June 2018).
This Special Issue will focus on the emerging challenges for coatings of metals. This topic is broad reaching with applications extending from deep sea environments to space applications. From a materials science perspective, new generation coatings represent a range of coating types and substrates that need to be protected.
In particular, the topic of interest includes but is not limited to
- Responsive or self-healing coatings
- Coatings for extreme environments
- Improvements to barrier properties of current technologies
- Coatings with improved functionality
- Coatings with smaller environmental footprints
Prof. Dr. Tony Hughes
Prof. Dr. Russel Varley
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Coatings is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
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