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Computation and theory news, November 2016

Using a database of materials, scientists have quantified the thermodynamic scale of metastability for almost 30,000 known materials.

Scientists have used photonic technology to produce lightweight and ultra-resistant coatings in any desired color.

Scientists have synthesized a novel carbon material by using high pressures – rather than high temperatures – to initiate chemical reactions.

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Scientists have managed to create an ultra-strong material by 'fusing' together multiwall carbon nanotubes.

Fluctuations in the amount of a particular precursor in a two-dimensional alloy can influence the ordering of the atoms of the other components.

The University at Buffalo's new Materials Data Engineering Laboratory will conduct materials modeling and simulations using visual data.

A new computational method can efficiently identify the best metal-organic frameworks for capturing carbon dioxide emissions.

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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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