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Title: New materials physics

Abstract

This review presents a survey of, and guide to, new materials physics (NMP) research. It begins with an overview of the goals of NMP and then presents important ideas and techniques for the design and growth of new materials. An emphasis is placed on the use of compositional phase diagrams to inform and motivate solution growth of single crystals. The second half of this review focuses on the vital process of generating actionable ideas for the growth and discovery of new materials and ground states. Motivations ranging from (1) wanting a specific compound, to (2) wanting a specific ground state to (3) wanting to explore for known and unknown unknowns, will be discussed and illustrated with abundant examples. The goal of this review is to inform, inspire, an even entertain, as many practitioners of this field as possible.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1]
  1. Ames Lab., and Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Ames Laboratory (AMES), Ames, IA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22). Materials Sciences & Engineering Division
OSTI Identifier:
1578170
Report Number(s):
IS-J-10105
Journal ID: ISSN 0034-4885
Grant/Contract Number:  
GBMF4411; AC02-07CH11358
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Reports on Progress in Physics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 83; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 0034-4885
Publisher:
IOP Publishing
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; new materials physics; crystal growth; superconductors; heavy fermions; deep peritectic; unknown unknowns; antagonistic pairs

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Canfield, Paul C. New materials physics. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1088/1361-6633/ab514b.
Canfield, Paul C. New materials physics. United States. doi:10.1088/1361-6633/ab514b.
Canfield, Paul C. Tue . "New materials physics". United States. doi:10.1088/1361-6633/ab514b.
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abstractNote = {This review presents a survey of, and guide to, new materials physics (NMP) research. It begins with an overview of the goals of NMP and then presents important ideas and techniques for the design and growth of new materials. An emphasis is placed on the use of compositional phase diagrams to inform and motivate solution growth of single crystals. The second half of this review focuses on the vital process of generating actionable ideas for the growth and discovery of new materials and ground states. Motivations ranging from (1) wanting a specific compound, to (2) wanting a specific ground state to (3) wanting to explore for known and unknown unknowns, will be discussed and illustrated with abundant examples. The goal of this review is to inform, inspire, an even entertain, as many practitioners of this field as possible.},
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journal = {Reports on Progress in Physics},
number = 1,
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place = {United States},
year = {2019},
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