Topical Collection "Feature Paper Collection (2) for Topic Editors"

A topical collection in Coatings (ISSN 2079-6412).

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Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: coatings; surfaces and interfaces; wetting and dewetting; superhydrophobicity and superomniphobicity; water repellency and self-cleaning; nanostructured materials; biomimetics; nanocomposites; nanoparticles; polymers; archaeological chemistry; textile history; conservation science
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Dear Colleagues,

The Feature Paper Collection for Topic Editors is from the Coatings Journal (ISSN 2079-6412), and is dedicated to the publication and discussion of research articles, letters, reviews, and communications on all aspects of science and engineering of coatings, thin and thick films, surfaces and interfaces.  

We welcome reviews and outstanding articles to this Feature Paper Collection in order to improve the current knowledge on coatings, thin and thick films, surfaces and interfaces. Manuscripts for this important Feature Paper Collection of Coatings will be accepted by the editorial office, the topic editor, and editorial board members by invitation only.

  • Thin and thick films
  • Processes for coating deposition and modification
  • Characterization techniques
  • Functional, protective and decorative coatings
  • Dyes, pigments and their intermediates
  • Wear, corrosion, erosion
  • Coatings for high temperature
  • Film materials for packaging
  • Applied surface science
  • Adsorption, adhesion, functionalization
  • Fundamental and functional properties of surface and interfaces
  • Theoretical and computational modeling of surfaces and interfaces
  • High surface area systems: colloids, nanoparticles, large interfaces

Prof. Dr. Ioannis Karapanagiotis
Collection Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at 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 submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the collection 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.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2600 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

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