Applied Science and Convergence Technology, (ASCT, e-ISSN 2288-6559) is an international peer-reviewed online journal publishing research articles. It aims to enhance the knowledge of vacuum and related science & technologies by providing research information with easy access via web. ASCT has six major fields: vacuum technology, surface and interface science, plasma and display, semiconductors and thin films, nano and biointerface, and energy technology. ASCT accepts research paper, review paper, rapid communications, brief reports and technical notes. It publishes articles immediately after the review process if manuscript is determined as acceptance. All articles must be submitted via online manuscript submission system (http://www.jasct.org) and peer review is also done electronically. All of submitted manuscripts should be written in English. The official title of the journal is Applied Science and Convergence Technology and its abbreviation is ASCT. Submission is open to any researcher who deals the subject in the above-mentioned six major fields. The author should pay the pre-defined publication charge. Temporarily, it will be waived for the first year.(But, the publication fee of rapid communications is 60,000 KRW per page.) The journal is published by the Korean Vacuum Society, Daejong bldg., Samsung-dong, Seoul Korea.