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Title: Fulfilling the promise of the materials genome initiative with high-throughput experimental methodologies

The Materials Genome Initiative, a national effort to introduce new materials into the market faster and at lower cost, has made significant progress in computational simulation and modeling of materials. To build on this progress, a large amount of experimental data for validating these models, and informing more sophisticated ones, will be required. High-throughput experimentation generates large volumes of experimental data using combinatorial materials synthesis and rapid measurement techniques, making it an ideal experimental complement to bring the Materials Genome Initiative vision to fruition. This paper reviews the state-of-the-art results, opportunities, and challenges in high-throughput experimentation for materials design. As a result, a major conclusion is that an effort to deploy a federated network of high-throughput experimental (synthesis and characterization) tools, which are integrated with a modern materials data infrastructure, is needed.
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  1. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Gaithersburg, MD (United States)
  2. Google, Mountain View, CA (United States)
  3. Applied Materials, Inc., Santa Clara, CA (United States)
  4. Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD (United States)
  5. Charles Stark Draper Lab., Cambridge, MA (United States)
  6. Bangor Univ., Gwynedd (United Kingdom)
  7. Intermolecular, Inc., San Jose, CA (United States)
  8. Clark Street Assoc., Palo Alto, CA (United States)
  9. Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP), Pasadena, CA (United States)
  10. SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States)
  11. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
  12. National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
Journal ID: ISSN 1931-9401
Grant/Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308; SC0004993
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Applied Physics Reviews
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 4; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 1931-9401
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE); NREL Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD)
Country of Publication:
United States
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; materials properties; advanced materials; materials analysis; stress strain relations; semiconductor materials
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Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1462600