This is the home of the Computational Materials Research group, a subunit of the Materials and Surface Theory division at the Department of Physics at Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg (Sweden). We study ma­ter­ials for energy conversion and storage using electronic and atomic scale modeling, with the goal of improving existing and finding new materials.

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2016

Getting the most out of MOST

Together with the group of Kasper Moth-Poulsen at Chemistry, we recently published several papers concerning the design of molecular solar thermal systems (M...

Congratulations Daniel!

On June, 20th 2016, Daniel successfully defended his licentiate thesis titled Some phonons wander by mistake, into the mess where symmetry breaks: Understand...

2015

The many forms of entropy

In 2015 we co-authored two experimental papers, which dealt in one form or another with entropy effects albeit for very different systems. The first paper de...

Welcome Mattias!

On October, 1st Mattias Ångqvist officially started his Ph.D. studies in our group after he had already been around as a project worker for the last twelve m...

Why messy sheets are poor conductors

Films of layered substances such as WSe2 and other transition metal dichalcogenides can exhibit a reduction in the out-of-plane thermal conductivity of more ...