Editors

Editor-in-Chief:
Nicholas D. Spencer
Laboratory for Surface Science & Technology, ETH Hoenggerberg, Zurich, Switzerland

Editors:
David Burris
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, USA

Juliette Cayer-Barrioz
Ecole Centrale de Lyon, Laboratoire de Tribologie et Dynamique des Systèmes, CNRS, France

Ashlie Martini
School of Engineering, University of California Merced, USA

Consulting Editor:
Gabor A. Somorjai
Dept. of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Editorial Board:
David Bogy, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, USA; Roland Bennewitz, Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Saarbrücken, Germany; Philippa Cann, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College London,UK; Robert W. Carpick, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA; Yip-Wah Chung, Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA; Martin Dienwiebel, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Pfinztal, Germany; Andrew Gellman, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Steven Granick, Center for Soft and Living Matter, National Institute for Science and Technology, Ulsan, Korea; Judith A. Harrison,US Naval Academy,Annapolis, MD, USA; Steven Hsu, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA; Ian M. Hutchings, University of Cambridge, Institute for Manufacturing, UK;Koji Kato, Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, Nihon University, Koriyama, Japan; Dae-Eun Kim, School of Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea; Yoshitsugu Kimura, Tokyo, Japan; David A. King, University Chemical Laboratories, Cambridge, UK; Peter Kotvis, Benz Oil, Inc., Milwaukee, WI, USA; Jacqueline Krim, Dept. of Physics, North Carolina State University, Rayleigh NC, USA; Bruno Marchon, EpiBiome, Inc., South San Francisco, CA, USA; Othmar Marti, Abt. Experimentelle Physik, Universität Ulm, Germany; Jean Michel Martin, University Institute of France, Dept.of Materials and Surface Science, Laboratory of Tribology and System Dynamics, France; C. Matthew Mate, Chemical Engineering Department, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA; Denis Mazuyer, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, Laboratoire de Tribologie et Dynamique des Systèmes, UMR 5513 CNRS, France; Yonggang Meng, State Key Laboratory of Tribology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, P.R. China; Ernst Meyer, Institut für Physik der Universität Basel, Switzerland; Shigeyuki Mori, Faculty of Engineering, Iwate University, Japan; Nikolai Myshkin, Tribology Dept., Metal-Polymer Research Institute, Belarus National Academy of Sciences, Gomel, Belarus; J.B. Pethica, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland; Stanislav Plaza, Dept. of Chemical Technology and Environmental Protection, University of Lodz, Poland; Mark Rutland, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden; Miquel Salmeron, Center for Advanced Materials, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, CA, USA; W. Gregory Sawyer, University of Florida, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Gainesville, FL, USA; Irwin L. Singer, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC, USA; Hugh Spikes, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College, London, UK; G.W. Stachowiak, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Curtin University, Perth, Australia; Frank E. Talke, University of California, San Diego, CA USA; Wilfred T. Tysoe, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA; Martin Webster, Advanced Laboratory Sciences, Exxon Mobil R&E, Annandale, NJ USA; Kathryn J. Wahl, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC USA; Ward O. Winer, George G. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA; Junyan Zhang, State Key Laboratory of Solid Lubrication, Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou, P.R. China; Karlheinz Zum Gahr, Institut für Werkstoffkunde II, Universität Karlsruhe, Germany