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April 22, 2020: Materials Project Virtual Workshop July 28th-30th

See the announcement here. Limited to 60 participants. We hope you can join us!

Nov. 21, 2019: Database V2019.11 Released

We've added 3,971 new materials and tagged "amorphous" materials as computed through our Synthesizeability Skyline. We also tagged materials as "theoretical" if the material does not match to an experimental structure from the ICSD. More info.

May 20, 2019: Database V2019.05 Released

We have deprecated nearly 15,000 materials and added over 3,600 new ones. More info.

March 11, 2019: New App to Predict Interface Reactions Between Solids

We are proud to officially launch an application that calculates possible interface reactions between solids using thermodynamic driving forces. More info.

Feb. 13, 2019: Database V2019.02 Released

We have added over 47,000 new compounds! We also improved feedback on structure submission via the Crystal Toolkit. More info.

Database Statistics

  • 124,515

    inorganic compounds
  • 52,827

  • 35,336

  • 530,243

    nanoporous materials
  • 13,751

    elastic tensors
  • 3,016

    piezoelectric tensors
  • 4,401

    intercalation electrodes
  • 16,128

    conversion electrodes