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Computation and theory news, December 2017

A novel model derived from more than 400 computer simulations of natural composite materials can help scientists develop synthetic versions.

Scientists have discovered the fastest magnesium-ion solid-state conductor, which could find use as a solid electrolyte in magnesium-ion batteries.

Scientists have disentangled the intriguing dynamics of how electron stripes melt and form on quantum materials.

By studying an unprecedented range of disordered solids, scientists have defined a parameter called 'softness’ that can predict the location of defects.

Submit your nomination for the inaugural Rising Stars in Computational Materials Science SI & prize.

Borophene could be the first pure two-dimensional material able to emit visible and near-infrared light by activating its plasmons.

Physicists have tested which films containing different combinations of magnetic nanostructures can generate spin currents most effectively from heat.

Scientists have discovered why the two best methods for probing the electronic states of topological insulators produce different results.

Using 3D printers, engineers have turned formerly theoretical structures known as schwarzites into strong, light materials with repeating patterns.

Conductor gives delicate control over electron spin.

Graphene’s unique properties makes it a potential candidate for transparent, stretchable electronics in displays, wearable health monitors, or soft robots.

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