Open Access Thin film Journals

A list of Open Access Thin film journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Thin film is a layer of material ranging from fractions of a nanometer to several micrometers in thickness

All articles published in Open Access journals have undergone peer review and upon acceptance are immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.

Hopefully this list of Thin film Open Access journals will make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Thin film manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Thin film journals that may be relevant to your field of study. In any case, we've also included other journals that may also offer more affordable publishing fees.Instead of displaying the most commonly known Thin film journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Thin film journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Thin film venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

All the open access Thin film journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Thin film OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Thin film Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Journal of thin films research2581-3811JACS Directory161456.3
EPJ Photovoltaics2105-0716EDP Sciences13584241.5Website
Superficies y vacío1665-3521Sociedad Mexicana de Ciencia y Tecnologia de Superficies y Materiales A.C.432732.6
Conference Papers in Energy2314-4009Hindawi Limited3638430.6
International journal of macro and nano physics2456-2483DJ Publications21228.6
Journal of Experimental Physics2314-7849Hindawi Limited85725
Moldavian Journal of the Physical Sciences1810-648X20725Website
Journal of Coatings2314-6508Hindawi Limited2412825
International journal of metallurgical & materials engineering2455-2372Graphy Publications4025
Dataset Papers in Physics2314-5285Hindawi Limited4825
International journal of nanotechnology and application2277-4777Transstellar Journal Publications and Research Consultancy Private Limited4125
Current photovoltaic research2288-3274Korea Photovoltaic Society27822.2
APL Materials2166-532XAmerican Institute of Physics18923794221.4Website
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I publish my Thin film paper?
You can publish your Thin film paper in the Open Access journals in this list
What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access aims to provide immediate and unrestricted access to research articles while along you to also share it freely
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
It refers to the strength of association between this journal being listed and the concept, from 0-100. For example, the Journal Of Research In Mechanical Engineering has a relevance of “0” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it has no relevance to the field of Computer Science.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations demonstrate how frequently publications from this journal are cited in other papers. We obtain this information via OpenAlex. Although the accuracy is questionable, it might nevertheless aid you in gaining an understanding of how prestigious a publication is overall.
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What is an APC?
The Article Processing Charge (APC) is the fee that publishers of some open access journals charge in order to publish articles.
What are the different Open Access types?
Different open access types are commonly described using a colour system. The most commonly recognised names are “green”, “gold”, and “hybrid” open access; however, “bronze”, “black”, and “diamond” also exist.