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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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 coming soon.

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.

Database Statistics

  • 133,691

    inorganic compounds
  • 58,329

  • 21,954

  • 530,243

    nanoporous materials
  • 13,942

    elastic tensors
  • 3,028

    piezoelectric tensors
  • 3,628

    intercalation electrodes
  • 16,128

    conversion electrodes