Coatings

Coatings is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on coatings and surface engineering published monthly online by MDPI. The Korean Tribology Society (KTS) is affiliated with Coatings and its members receive discounts on the article processing charges.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within ScopusSCIE (Web of Science), Inspec, CAPlus / SciFinder, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Materials Science, Coatings & Films) / CiteScore - Q2 (Surfaces and Interfaces)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 13.8 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • 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.
  • Sections: published in 14 topical sections.
  • Testimonials: See what our editors and authors say about Coatings.
Impact Factor: 3.4 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.4 (2022)
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Topic in Batteries, C, Coatings, Energies, Nanomaterials
Advances in Low-Dimensional Materials (LDMs) for Energy Conversion and Storage Topic Editors: In Soo Kim, Jin Gu Kang
Deadline: 15 May 2024
Topic in Coatings, Materials, Metals, JMMP, Machines
Development of Friction Stir Welding and Processing Topic Editors: Yongxian Huang, Li Zhou, Xiangchen Meng, Yuming Xie
Deadline: 31 May 2024
Topic in Catalysts, Coatings, Crystals, Energies, Materials, Nanomaterials
Interfacial Bonding Design and Applications in Structural and Functional Materials Topic Editors: Junlei Qi, Pengcheng Wang
Deadline: 20 July 2024
Topic in Coatings, CMD, Materials, Metals, Molecules
Corrosion and Protection of Metallic Materials, 2nd Edition Topic Editors: Sebastian Feliú, Jr., Federico R. García-Galván, Lucien Veleva
Deadline: 31 July 2024
Special Issue in Coatings
Perspective Coatings for Optical Materials Modifications Guest Editor: Natalia V. Kamanina
Deadline: 20 April 2024
Special Issue in Coatings
Surface Treatment for Alloys Guest Editors: Leszek Klimek, Bartlomiej Januszewicz
Deadline: 10 May 2024
Special Issue in Coatings
Progresses and Challenges in Experimental Characterization of Coatings Guest Editors: Giovanni Pappalettera, Claudia Barile
Deadline: 15 May 2024
Special Issue in Coatings
Advances in Deposition and Characterization of Hard Coatings Guest Editors: ?ubomír ?aplovi?, Martin Sahul
Deadline: 30 May 2024
Topical Collection in Coatings
Feature Paper Collection in Plasma Coatings, Surfaces & Interfaces Collection Editors: Qi Hua Fan, Bocong Zheng
Topical Collection in Coatings
Surface and Interface Science and Engineering for the Society of the Future Collection Editor: Alessandro Lavacchi
Topical Collection in Coatings
Feature Paper Collection in Surface Characterization, Deposition and Modification Collection Editor: Georgios Skordaris
Topical Collection in Coatings
Feature Paper Collection in 'Surface Coatings for Biomedicine and Bioengineering' Collection Editor: Anton Ficai
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