About the Journal

Superficies y Vacío is an international journal that publishes researh articles in the field of Surfaces, Materials and Vacuum, in English and in Spanish, having a peer review process, single blind. It is indexed at SciELO, Latindex and SJR.

Head Editor

Dr. Miguel Angel Santana-Aranda,

Departamento de Física, CUCEI, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico


Associate Editors

Dr. Enrique Camps Carvajal,

Departamento de Física, Departamento de Física, Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares, Mexico


Dr. Horacio Estrada,

Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States


Dr. Miguel Fuentes-Cabrera

Nanomaterials Theory Institute, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA


Dr Ernesto Marín Moares,

Laboratorio de Técnicas Fototérmicas, CICATA, IPN, Mexico


Dr. Cristo Manuel Yee Rendon,

Facultad de Ciencias Físico-Matemáticas, Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa, Mexico


Dr. Martin Zapata-Torres,

Laboratorio de Materiales Funcionales, CICATA, IPN, Mexico


Open Access Policy

Superficies y Vacío provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



The Sociedad Mexicana de Ciencia y Tecnología de Superficies y Materiales wants to acknowledge the technical and financial support from the following sponsors: