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MatML: A Data Interchange Markup Language



J G. Kaufman, E F. Begley


This paper updates and expands upon previously published information on MatML, a new extensible markup language designed specifically for the exchange of materials information. In particular, it will describe the strengths of MatML from the perspective of a materials specialist, dealing with either metallurgical or design considerations. MatML was developed by specialists at NIST with the support and involvement of a broad range of industry and academic partners. The current status and implementation may be found at A steering committee has been established including industrial partners to advise on the commercialization and application of the technology.
Advanced Materials And Processes
No. 11


materials data, materials markup language, MatML, XML


Kaufman, J. and Begley, E. (2003), MatML: A Data Interchange Markup Language, Advanced Materials And Processes (Accessed April 13, 2024)
Created October 31, 2003, Updated October 12, 2021