Submission of your full manuscript to ThinFilms2018 is directly to the
journal Surface and Coatings Technology (SCT). Submission is open from 20th
July 2018. Please download
the Cover Letter and
submit it together with your full manuscript to the SCT website, clicking http://ees.elsevier.com/surfcoat/
The deadline for submitting your manuscript
is 31 August 2018.
Manuscripts presented at the ThinFilms2018 and
submitted to the journal Surface and Coatings Technology
undergo a normal stringent peer review process and selected manuscripts will be
published as a special issue in Surface and Coatings Technology with open
access for one year.
Please prepare your manuscript according to the
Standard Author Guide. Log in the Surface and Coatings
Technology's website at http://ees.elsevier.com/surfcoat/ , and then under
“Submit New Manuscript” select "VSI:
ThinFilms2018" from the drop down menu. Note 1: you need to register a login name
first if you don't have it yet for Surface and Coatings Technology. Please make
sure that you indicate (1) your abstract ID and (2) approved Symposium Code
(may be different from what you submitted. Please refer to your acceptance
email and (3) registration/payment information. Manuscripts submitted without
those information will not be handled. Note 2: A manuscript for a review paper
is not acceptable.
Length requirement of
a full paper
For contributed papers, 4 to 5 journal printed
pages; for keynotes and invited paper: maximum 6 journal printed pages. Please
be noted that "Journal Printed Page" is not equal to the "your-printed-page”.