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Families of superhard carbon allotropes generated via cold compression of graphite and nanotubes

H. Niu, X-Q. Chen, S. Wang, D. Li, W. L. Mao, Y. Li, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 135501. (PDF)

Ultrafast pump-probe measurements of short small-polaron lifetime in the mixed-valence perovskite Cs2Au2I6 from high-pressures

M. Trigo, J. Chen, M. P. Jiang, W. L. Mao, S. C. Riggs, M. C. Shapiro, I. R. Fisher, and D. A. Reis, Phys. Rev. B 85, 081102(R). (PDF)

Nanoscale diffraction imaging of the high-pressure transition in Fe1-xO

Y. Ding, Z. Cai, Q. Hu, H. Sheng, J. Chang, R. J. Hemley, W. L. MaoAppl. Phys. Lett.100, 041903. (PDF)

Crystal structures of (Mg, Fe)SiO3 post-perovskite in the Earth’s deep mantle

T. Yamanaka, K. Hirose, W. L. Mao, Y. Meng, P. Ganesh, L. Shulenburger, and R. J. Hemley,  Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., doi/10.1073/pnas.1118076108, 2012. (PDF)

Experimental and theoretical studies on a high pressure monoclinic phase of ammonia borane

Y. Lin, H. Ma, C. Matthews, B. Kolb, S. Sinogeikin, T. Thonhauser, and W. L. Mao, J. Phys. Chem. C,, 2012. (PDF)

The effect of compressive strain on the Raman modes of the dry and hydrated BaCe0.8Y0.2O3 proton conductor

Q. Chen, T-W. Huang, M. Baldini, A. Hushur, V. Pomjakushin, S. Clark, W. L. Mao, M. H. Manghnani, A. Braun, T. Graule, J. Phys. Chem. C 115, 24021-24027 (2011). (PDF)

Effect of pressure and composition on lattice parameters and unit-cell volume of (Fe,Mg)SiO3 post-perovskite

L. Zhang, Y. Meng, and W. L. MaoEarth Planet. Sci. Lett. 317, 120 (2011). (PDF)

Amorphous Diamond: A High-Pressure Superhard Carbon Allotrope

Y. Lin, L. Zhang, H-k. Mao, P. Chow, Y. Xiao, M. Baldini, J. Shu, and W. L. Mao, Phys. Rev. Lett., 107, 175504 (2011) (PDF)

Persistence of Jahn Teller distortion in high pressure metallic phase of LaMnO3

M. Baldini, V. V. Struzhkin, A. F. Goncharov, P. Postorino, and W. L. Mao, Phys. Rev. Lett., 106, 066402 (2011)  (PDF)

Studying single nanocrystals under high pressure using an x-ray nanoprobe

L. Wang, Y. Ding, U. Patel, W. Yang, Z. Xiao, Z. Cai, W. L. Mao, and H-k. Mao,  Rev. Sci. Instrum. 82, 043903, 2011. (PDF)