Coatings — Open Access Journal

Coatings (ISSN 2079-6412; CODEN: COATED) is a peer-reviewed journal of coatings and surface engineering published monthly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), Scopus (Elsevier) and Inspec (IET). To be added in Scopus from Vol. 8 (2018).
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 18.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 6.1 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2017).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

Impact Factor: 2.175 (2016) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.096 (2016)

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Coatings
New Generation Coatings for Metals Guest Editors: Tony Hughes, Russel Varley
Deadline: 30 June 2018
Special Issue in Coatings
Thermal Barrier Coatings Guest Editors: Huibin Xu, Hongbo Guo
Deadline: 31 July 2018
Special Issue in Coatings
Recent Trends in Coatings and Thin Film–Modeling and Application Guest Editor: Rahmat Ellahi
Deadline: 7 August 2018
Special Issue in Coatings
Advanced Bioadhesive and Bioabhesive Coatings Guest Editor: Terry W.J. Steele
Deadline: 31 August 2018

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