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Computation and theory news, September 2017

Scientists have discovered that stable glasses can possess optical properties such as birefringence that are usually only found in ordered materials.

Self-assembling nanoparticle arrays that change between a mirror and a window.

By controlling the distance between nanoparticles in a single layer, researchers have made a filter that can change between reflecting and transparent.

By altering the proportion of the ingredients in a lithium-based material, scientists have found a good candidate for a solid-state electrolyte.

Fernando Torres recipient of 2017 Embracing Challenge award

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Materials Characterization and HardwareX are teaming up to showcase research that is undertaken using hardware designed by scientists.

Scientists have discovered the mechanism that causes cracks to behave strangely when they spread very rapidly in brittle materials.

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