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Pressure-dependent isotopic composition of iron alloys

A. Shahar, E. A. Schauble, R. Caracas, A. E. GleasonM. M. Reagan, Y. Xiao, J. Shu and W. L. Mao. Science 352, 580-582. (2016) (PDF)

High-pressure single-crystal structures of 3D lead-halide hybride perovskites and pressure effects on the electronic and optical properties

A Jaffe, Y. Lin, C. M. Beavers, J. Voss, W. L. Mao, and H. I. Karunadasa. ACS Central Sci. doi: 10.1021/acscentsci.6b00055. (2016) (PDF)

General 2.5 power law for metallic glasses

Q. S. Zeng, Y. Lin, Y.J. Liu, C.Y. Shi, B. Zhang, Y. Kono, Z.D. Zeng, C. Kenney-Benson, S.V. Sinogeikin, J. Smith, Y. Meng, W. H. Wang, W. Yang, H.-K. Mao, and W. L. Mao. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. doi:10.1073/pnas.1525390113. (2016) (PDF)

In situ measurements of lithiation-induced stress in silicon nanoparticles using micro-Raman spectroscopy

Z. Zeng, N. Liu, Q. S. Zeng, S. W. Lee, W. L. Mao, and Y. Cui. Nano Energy 22, 105-110. (2016) (PDF)

Potentially biogenic carbon preserved in a 4.1 Ga zircon

E. A. Bell, P. Boehnke, T. M. Harrison, and W. L. Mao. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., doi:10.1073/pnas.1517557112. (2015) (PDF)

Fractal atomic-level percolation in metallic glasses

D. Z. Chen, C. Y. Shi, Q. An, Q. ZengW. L. MaoW. A. Goddard,J. R. Greer. ScienceDOI: 10.1126/science.aab1233 (2015) (PDF)


Pressure-induced phase transition in MnCO3 and its implications on the deep carbon cycle

E. Boulard, A. F. Goncharov, M. Blanchard, and W. L. MaoJ. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 120,
doi:10.1002/2015JB011901. (2015) (PDF)


Ultrafast visualization of crystallization and grain growth in shock-compressed SiO2

A.E. Gleason, C.A. Bolme, H.J. Lee, B. Nagler, E. Galtier, D. Milathianaki, J. Hawreliak, R.G. Kraus,
J.H. Eggert
, D.E. Fratanduono, G.W. Collins, R. Sandberg, W. Yang & W.L. Mao. Nat. Commun. 

Pressure induced metallization with absence of structural transition in layered molybdenum diselenide

Z. Zhao, H. Zhang, H. Yuan, S. Wang, Y. Lin, Q. Zeng, G. Xu, Z. Liu, G.K. Solanki, K.D. Patel, Y.Cui, H. Y. Hwang, and W. L. Mao, Nat. Commun. 6:7312  doi: 10.1038/ncomms8312 (2015) (PDF)

Structural transition and amorphization in compressed α−Sb2O3

Z. Zhao, Q. Zeng, H. Zhang, S. Wang, S. Hirai, Z. Zeng, and W. L. Mao, Phys. Rev. B 91, 184112 (2015) (PDF)