Submit Manuscript

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
The deadline for submitting your manuscript is 31 August 2018.
Manuscripts presented at the ThinFilms2018 and submitted to the journal Surface and Coatings Technology (SCT) will 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 , 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”.