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Materials
Project

Harnessing the power of supercomputing and state of the art electronic structure methods, the Materials Project provides open web-based access to computed information on known and predicted materials as well as powerful analysis tools to inspire and design novel materials.

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Nov. 1, 2018: Database V2018.11 Released

In this major release, we have changed the grouping of magnetic materials and fixed many display/labeling issues. More info.

Aug. 23, 2018: MP book chapter released

Our contributed chapter to Springer's Handbook of Materials Modeling has been released online.

Aug. 3, 2018: X-Ray Absorption Spectra: Browse, Compare, and Automatically Match

We now have more than 500,000 K-edge X-ray absorption near edge (XANES) spectra for more than 50,000 unique materials. More info.

July 27, 2018: Automatically Extracted Synthesis Descriptions

For thousands of compounds, synthesis descriptions are now available, along with links to relevant full publications. More info.

May 2, 2018: Vibrational Data on MP

Over 1,500 materials now have phonon spectra -- along with derived properties such as vibrational entropy and specific heat. More info.

Database Statistics

  • 86,680

    inorganic compounds
  • 56,447

    bandstructures
  • 21,954

    molecules
  • 530,243

    nanoporous materials
  • 13,423

    elastic tensors
  • 2,853

    piezoelectric tensors
  • 3,628

    intercalation electrodes
  • 16,128

    conversion electrodes