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Read more at: Anatase-like Grain Boundary Structure in Rutile Titanium Dioxide

Anatase-like Grain Boundary Structure in Rutile Titanium Dioxide

30 April 2021

A collaboration between researchers at Cambridge and AIMR has shed light on grain boundary structures in titania.


Read more at: Physics World Breakthrough of the Year finalists for 2020

Physics World Breakthrough of the Year finalists for 2020

17 December 2020

A paper coauthored by Chris Pickard and Bartomeu Monserrat has been selected as a Top 10 finalist in Physics World's breakthroughs of the year for 2020.


Read more at: An upper limit for the speed of sound

An upper limit for the speed of sound

17 November 2020

A collaboration involving Bartomeu Monserrat and Chris Pickard was featured on both the University website and the Department website .


Read more at: New fellowships for Chuck

New fellowships for Chuck

17 November 2020

Congratulations to Chuck Witt, who began recently as a Schmidt Science Fellow and as a Junior Research Fellow at Christ's College, Cambridge! The Schmidt award is intended to catalyze new research directions and collaborations. Chuck, along with Professors Chris Pickard, James Elliot (Materials Science and Metallurgy), and...


Read more at: Machine learning shows how hydrogen becomes a metal inside giant planets

Machine learning shows how hydrogen becomes a metal inside giant planets

10 September 2020

By combining machine learning and quantum mechanics, researchers have carried out simulations to discover how hydrogen becomes a metal under extreme pressures.


Read more at: MSM-AIMR Joint Online Workshop 2020

MSM-AIMR Joint Online Workshop 2020

8 September 2020

In the week of 24-28 August 2020, the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy held a Joint Online Workshop with Tohoku University in Japan.


Read more at: Hierarchically Structured Allotropes of Phosphorus from Data-Driven Exploration

Hierarchically Structured Allotropes of Phosphorus from Data-Driven Exploration

22 June 2020

Researchers discover new elemental phosphorus structures by using 'fragments' of phosphorus as building blocks.


Read more at: New academic license for CASTEP
New academic license for CASTEP

New academic license for CASTEP

6 March 2020

The CASTEP developers announce a new cost-free worldwide source code license to CASTEP and NMR CASTEP for academic use.


Read more at: Dr Chuck Witt joins the MTG
Dr Chuck Witt joins the MTG

Dr Chuck Witt joins the MTG

6 March 2020

The Materials Theory Group welcomes its newest research associate, Dr Chuck Witt.


Read more at: Welcome to Dr Bartomeu Monserrat
Welcome to Dr Bartomeu Monserrat

Welcome to Dr Bartomeu Monserrat

10 January 2020

The Materials Theory Group welcomes new faculty member and new group member Bartomeu Monserrat.