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Computation and theory news, October 2016

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A novel simulation technique can predict the defects in 2D materials caused by bombardment with noble gas ions.

Materials & Design announce a new content type for the journal.

When grown on silver, the 2D material known as borophene naturally forms corrugations, potentially making it suitable for use in stretchable electronics.

Scientists have determined how each of five distinct types of belite crystal contribute to concrete's ease of manufacture and ultimate strength.

The Editors now welcome comprehensive articles and short communications reporting breakthrough discoveries and major technical achievements.

Read about Kytai Nguyen- the 2016 Embracing Challenge Award winner.

A novel program aims to create a new generation of scientists working at the crossroads of big data and materials science.

Researchers have discovered that the vast majority of the pores in zeolite-based desalination membranes are closed, greatly reducing their efficiency.

Squeezing electrons onto one-dimensional wires shows quantum effects

When compressed, layered materials will form a series of internal buckles, or ripples, as they deform, in a process termed ripplocation.

Scientists have precisely simulated how a thin layer of water can reduce the transfer of heat between graphene and a cell membrane.

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