Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
This special issue of Thin Solid Films contains papers accepted after rigorous review following presentation at the Taiwan Association for Coating and Thin Film Technology (TACT-2011) International Thin Film conference, which was held on November 20–23, 2011 at Howard Beach Resort, Kenting, Taiwan. The conference was sponsored by the Taiwanese National Science Council (NSC), Ministry of Education, Ministry of Economic Affairs; College of Engineering, National Cheng Kung University; Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Dong Hwa University; Institute of Materials Science and Engineering, National Central University; Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National Chiao Tung University and China Steel Co. of Taiwan. We wish to thank Prof. Jow-Lay Huang of National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan; Prof. Jen-Min Chen of Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, China; Dr. Li-Chyong Chen of the Center for Condensed Matter Science, National Taiwan University, Taiwan; Prof. Joe Greene of the Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory, University of Illinois, USA; Prof. Koichi Okamoto of Kyushu University, Japan; Prof. Hyung-Ho Park of Yonsei University, Korea; Prof. Stan Veprek of Technical University Munich, Germany and Prof. Sam Zhang of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, who have made tremendous contributions as chairpersons of this conference.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Surfaces and Interfaces
- Surfaces, Coatings and Films
- Metals and Alloys
- Materials Chemistry