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Pressure-induced densification in GeO2 glass: A transmission x-ray microscopy study

Y. Lin, Q. Zeng, W. Yang, W. L. Mao, Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 261909 (2013). (PDF)

Formation of iron melt network in silicate perovskite at Earth’s lower mantle conditions

C. Y. ShiL. Zhang, W. Yang,  Y. Liu, J. Wang, Y. Meng, J.C. Andrews  and W. L. MaoNature Geoscience, 6, 971 (2013). (PDF)

Elastic moduli of polycrystalline Li15Si4 produced in lithium ion batteries

Z. Zeng, N. Liu, Q. Zeng, Y. Ding, S. X. Qu, Y. Cui, W. L. MaoJ. Power Sources, 242732 (2013). (PDF)

Pressure-induced structural transitions and metallization in Ag2Te

Z. Zhao, S. Wang, H. Zhang, and W. Mao, Phys. Rev. B 88, 024120 (2013). (PDF)

Shear wave speeds of hcp-iron under hydrostatic conditions to 136 GPa

A. E. Gleason, W. L. Mao, J. Zhao, Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 2983 (2013). (PDF

The effect of composition on pressure-induced devitrification in metallic glasses

Q. Zeng, W. L. Mao, H. Sheng, Z. Zeng, Q. Hu, Y. Meng, H. Lou, F. Peng, W. Yang, S. V. Sinogeikin, and J. Z. Jiang, Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 171905 (2013). (PDF)

Strength of iron to over 200 GPa: implications for a weak inner core

A. E. Gleason and W. L. Mao, Nature Geoscience, 6, 571-574 (2013).(Link)

Nanoprobes for deep carbon

W. L. Mao and E. Boulard, Rev. Mineral. Geochem. 75, 423-448, 2013. (PDF)

Single-crystal structure determination of (Mg,Fe)SiO3 postperovskite

L. Zhang, Y. Meng, P. Dera, W. Yang, W. L. Mao, and H-k. Mao,  Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. doi/10.1073/pnas.1304402110, 2013. (PDF)

Pressure-induced symmetry breaking in tetragonal CsAuI3

S. Wang, S. Hirai, M. C. Shapiro, S. C. Riggs, T. H. Geballe, W. L. Mao and I. R. Fisher, Phys. Rev. B 87, 054104 (2013). (PDF)