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Functional Nanostructures Journal 'Focus Issue' - Tuning the characteristics and performance of films deposited on elastomers through advanced control of substrate behaviour

Focus Issue: “Tuning the characteristics and performance of films deposited on elastomers through advanced control of substrate behaviour”

Guest Editor:
Dr Diego Martínez
University of Minho, Portugal

 

 

 

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 July 2017

 

THE TOPICS COVERED IN THE FOCUS ISSUE WILL INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

 
– Control of film microstructure and surface energy.

– Deposition of adherent film on sensitive substrates.

– Measurement of adhesion of films deposited on non-rigid substrates.

– Modification and tuning of functional properties.

– Substrate-induced frictional effects.

– Influence of viscoelastic properties of the substrate.

– Protection of elastomeric and flexible materials.

– Lubricated and un-lubricated tribology of coated polymeric materials.

– Fundamentals of film growth and complex interactions on coated flexible materials.
 

Publishing Process: step by step

  • Acceptance of the invitation sent by e-mail and online registration – You have been nominated to participate based on your expertise in the field and we believe that you might have something new and original to share with the scientific world.
  • Manuscript submission by 31 July 2017
  • Manuscript review – Once you have submitted your manuscript it is reviewed by the Editor/Reviewer. Full manuscripts go through the review process in approximately 2-4 weeks following submission.
  • Payment of Article Processing Charge (APC) – You will receive an invoice. A publishing fee of 500 EUROS (400 POUNDS) covers the cost of the scientific publishing work flow, server and repository costs.
  • Typesetting and Proof Corrections – We will prepare the Typeset Proof of your manuscript and you will be able to check it and request minor corrections.

 

Article Processing Charge (APC)

 

ABOUT THE APC

  • The Article Processing Charge is 500 Euros (400 GBP)
  • The APC can be covered by the authors’ institution or funding body
  • The APC is charged only for accepted manuscripts

The APC covers:

  • indexing and listing across all major repositories
  • editing
  • design
  • online hosting
  • promotion and dissemination of your work

 

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Important Notice!

The Article Processing Charge (APC) is 500 Euros (400 GBP) per manuscript.
This is not a submission fee! Authors or their institutions/funding bodies will need to pay the APC only if the manuscript is accepted for publication.

 

 

Register to participate

To participate in this focus issue, please fill in the registration form.

Please note that once you fill in the form, you enter the process of publishing your paper in the focus issue under the working title “Tuning the characteristics and performance of films deposited on elastomers through advanced control of substrate behaviour”.

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