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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)

Compressed hydrogen heats up

W. L. MaoNature Materials 14466–468 (2015) (PDF)

A Novel Phase of Li15Si4 Synthesized under Pressure

Z. Zeng, Q. Zeng, N. Liu, A. R. Oganov, Q. Zeng, Y. Cui, and W. L. MaoAdvanced Energy Materials DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201500214 (2015) (PDF)

Tetrahedrally coordinated carbonates in Earth’s lower mantle

E. Boulard, D. Pan, G. Galli, Z. Liu and W. L. MaoNature Communications 6, Article number: 6311 doi:10.1038/ncomms7311 (2015) (PDF)

Ultrafast laser and swift heavy ion irradiation: Response of Gd2O3 and ZrO2 to intense electronic excitation

D. R. Rittman, C. L. Tracy, A. B. Cusick, M. J. Abere, B. Torralva, R. C. Ewing and S. M. Yalisove, Appl. Phys. Lett. 106, 171914 (2015) (PDF)

Strain-Induced Modification of Optical Selection Rules in Lanthanide-Based Upconverting Nanoparticles

M. D. Wisser, M. Chea, Y. Lin, D. M. Wu, W. L. Mao, A. Salleo and J. A. Dionne, Nano Lett.201515 (3), pp 1891–1897 (PDF)

Pressure-Induced Conductivity and Yellow-to-Black Piezochromism in a Layered Cu–Cl Hybrid Perovskite

A. Jaffe, Y. Lin, W. L. Mao and H. I. Karunadasa, J. Am. Chem. Soc.2015137 (4), pp 1673–1678 (PDF)

Deviatoric stress-induced phase transitions in diamantane
F. Yang, Y. Lin,  J. E. P. Dahl, M. K. Carlson, W. L. Mao,  J. Chem. Phys. 141, 154305 (2014). (PDF)


Bandgap closure and reopening in CsAuI3 at high pressure

S. Wang, A. F. Kemper, M. Baldini, M. C. Shapiro, S. C. Riggs, Z. Zhao, Z. Liu, T. P. Devereaux, T. H. Geballe, I. R. Fisher, and W. L. MaoPhys. Rev. B, 89, 245109, (2014) (PDF)