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New open-access materials database could save research time, spur material science advances

By Faye Oney / April 13, 2018

Researchers at the National Energy Renewable Laboratory have created a database of inorganic thin-film materials containing 10 years’ worth of research. This open-access database could accelerate research advances in advanced energy and beyond.

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Video: Making sense of data—Research initiative aims to bridge human–data disconnect

By April Gocha / April 4, 2018

In an effort to develop more intelligent data analysis to drive informed nanomaterials design, a unique research initiative at Lehigh University is taking the human element into account in its quest to evolve how we analyze data.

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Supercomputer simulations shed insight into thermal conductivity of glass and other amorphous materials

By April Gocha / February 3, 2017

Using the power of a supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center at the University of Texas Austin, a Georgia Tech professor of mechanical engineering is going to save the world—and glass is going to play a central role.

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Big data offers bigger potential to bolster manufacturing efficiency and productivity

By April Gocha / December 2, 2016

While big data has a familiar role in research, that’s not the only place for potential—because analysis of big data offers the ability to comprehensively assess many nuanced variables at once, it’s particularly well suited for complex processes such as manufacturing.

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Supercomputer-powered materials database unleashes data deluge

By April Gocha / June 27, 2016

The Materials Project—a public database of materials property data launched in 2011—just released another massive chunk of data, complete with user-friendly tools to explore and analyze that data.

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Glass genome opens up new opportunities for functional glasses with tailored properties

By April Gocha / June 23, 2016

Scientists at Corning Inc. (Corning, N.Y.) and Aalborg University (Aalborg, Denmark) have turned to computer modeling to help develop a glass-specific genome that will allow exploration and tailoring of specific properties of functional glasses.

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Video: Multilayered materials offer new potential for improved strength, heat tolerance, and performance

By April Gocha / June 22, 2016

Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara, are using the power of data to help develop new materials for extreme environments.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / May 11, 2016

A winning recipe for 3-D printing bone, visualizing lithiation of iron oxide, and other materials stories that may be of interest for May 11, 2016.

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Video: Nanostructured glass eternally stores high volumes of data in 5-D

By April Gocha / February 24, 2016

Researchers at the University of Southampton (U.K.) have developed a glass-based 5-D data storage method with incredibly high capacity and a near-unlimited lifetime.

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Charting the future by mapping the past: Visualizing the evolution of ceramic research

By April Gocha / July 8, 2015

In a new paper published in the Journal of the American Ceramic Society, authors Sylvain Deville and Adam J. Stevenson provide a visual evolution of ceramics research through data mining of bibliographic records.

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