Coatings — Open Access Journal

Coatings (ISSN 2079-6412; CODEN: COATED) is a 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), Inspec (IET) and Polymer Library.
  • 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
Carbon-Related Coatings Guest Editor: Francisco J. G. Silva
Deadline: 30 April 2018
Special Issue in Coatings
Advances in Antimicrobial Coatings Guest Editors: Sami Rtimi, Stefanos Giannakis
Deadline: 25 May 2018
Special Issue in Coatings
New Applications of Ion Beams in Modification and Creation of Nanostructures Guest Editor: Mengbing Huang
Deadline: 31 May 2018
Special Issue in Coatings
New Generation Coatings for Metals Guest Editors: Tony Hughes, Russel Varley
Deadline: 30 June 2018

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