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Computation and theory news, April 2016

Using a new synthesis approach, scientists have developed a polar metal that possesses both insulating and conducting properties.

View the live 2016 Elsevier Distinguished Lecture on Wednesday April 27th, 2016.

Scientists have uncovered the structural similarity between smectic liquid crystals and a crystalline structure of steel known as martensites.

View details about the Fifth International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials, taking place in March 2017.

Scientists predict that in certain crystal materials current can only flow through a set of surface channels that resemble an hourglass.

Quantum spin fingerprints of two-dimensional magnetic materials

scattering neutrons in a 2D solid state material

Scientists have detected a new state of matter known as a quantum spin liquid in the 2D material ruthenium chloride.

Scientists have used computer-based calculations to show that two dimensional boron is a low-temperature superconductor.

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Scientists report major progress in developing a new type of lithium-ion battery that utilizes cathodes made with so-called ‘disordered’ materials.

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