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Computation and theory news, November 2018

A new class of carbides containing five different metallic elements are predicted to be among the hardest materials with the highest melting points.

Graphene could make tunable ion filter at a stretch

New simulations suggest that modifying graphene with oxygen-lined pores will allow it to act as a tunable filter for ions in a liquid.

Using a specific combination of heating and cooling, researchers have created superalloys that are much more resistant to heat-related failures.

Find out the recipients of the 2018 Extreme Mechanics Letters Young Investigator Award.

A 3D, cross-linked polymer sponge that attaches to the anode in lithium metal batteries can help prevent the formation of dendrites.

Researchers have used 2D materials to construct metalenses that are one-tenth to one-half the thickness of the wavelengths of light they focus.

Scientists have adapted a cryogenic electron microscopy imaging technique to obtain an image of atomic-scale structure in a synthetic polymer.

Varying the spacing between twin boundaries can dramatically improve a metal's strength and the extent to which it strengthens when deformed.

Ultrafast X-ray laser pulses have revealed that the insulator-to-metal transition of vanadium dioxide is more complicated than originally thought.

A new machine learning algorithm predicted the properties of more than 100,000 compounds in order to find efficient phosphors for LED lighting.

A novel ceramic-metal composite that can handle high heat and pressure makes an effective material for producing solar power heat exchangers.

Using nanopillars made from a high-entropy alloy, scientists have been able to study how dislocations organize and interact at the nanoscale.

Researchers have shown that a freestanding porous titanium monoxide nanofiber mat makes an effective cathode material for lithium-sulfur batteries.

two-dimensional boron – or borophene – accommodates line defects in a unique way

Efficient spintronic interface improves quantum IT

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