All of MatDL’s services offer resources that are publicly viewable, downloadable, and reusable. It is not necessary to register as a MatDL user to perform these actions.
Please register at http://matdl.org/participate/ if you are interested in participating in MatDL as a means of:
- disseminating your research and teaching resources developed as part of government funded projects through any of MatDL services such as the MatDL Repository or Wiki
- utilizing collaborative workspaces, such as MatDL’s Wiki and MatForge, to develop and communicate research and teaching resources from your government funded work.
After you register at http://matdl.org/participate/, a MatDL representative will contact you about participating in MatDL.
The MatDL Repository offers authoritative materials research and teaching resources including images, exercises, preprints, and interactive applets.
The MatDL Wiki is a publicly accessible, expert-community-driven site for scientific communication and dissemination with emphasis on soft matter.
MatForge is a Subversion/TRAC workspace for open access, collaborative development of materials modeling and simulation codes.
Currently available Virtual Lab lessons and applets are designed to reinforce understanding of the concepts of states, energy, degeneracy, entropy, and free energy.