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Title: Stability of the M2 phase of vanadium dioxide induced by coherent epitaxial strain

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USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1283430
Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-98CH10886; AC02-05CH11231; SC0002334
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Journal Article: Publisher's Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review B
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 94; Journal Issue: 8; Related Information: CHORUS Timestamp: 2016-08-05 18:10:57; Journal ID: ISSN 2469-9950
Publisher:
American Physical Society
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

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Quackenbush, N. F., Paik, H., Wahila, M. J., Sallis, S., Holtz, M. E., Huang, X., Ganose, A., Morgan, B. J., Scanlon, D. O., Gu, Y., Xue, F., Chen, L. -Q., Sterbinsky, G. E., Schlueter, C., Lee, T. -L., Woicik, J. C., Guo, J. -H., Brock, J. D., Muller, D. A., Arena, D. A., Schlom, D. G., and Piper, L. F. J. Stability of the M2 phase of vanadium dioxide induced by coherent epitaxial strain. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.94.085105.
Quackenbush, N. F., Paik, H., Wahila, M. J., Sallis, S., Holtz, M. E., Huang, X., Ganose, A., Morgan, B. J., Scanlon, D. O., Gu, Y., Xue, F., Chen, L. -Q., Sterbinsky, G. E., Schlueter, C., Lee, T. -L., Woicik, J. C., Guo, J. -H., Brock, J. D., Muller, D. A., Arena, D. A., Schlom, D. G., & Piper, L. F. J. Stability of the M2 phase of vanadium dioxide induced by coherent epitaxial strain. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.94.085105.
Quackenbush, N. F., Paik, H., Wahila, M. J., Sallis, S., Holtz, M. E., Huang, X., Ganose, A., Morgan, B. J., Scanlon, D. O., Gu, Y., Xue, F., Chen, L. -Q., Sterbinsky, G. E., Schlueter, C., Lee, T. -L., Woicik, J. C., Guo, J. -H., Brock, J. D., Muller, D. A., Arena, D. A., Schlom, D. G., and Piper, L. F. J. 2016. "Stability of the M2 phase of vanadium dioxide induced by coherent epitaxial strain". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.94.085105.
@article{osti_1283430,
title = {Stability of the M2 phase of vanadium dioxide induced by coherent epitaxial strain},
author = {Quackenbush, N. F. and Paik, H. and Wahila, M. J. and Sallis, S. and Holtz, M. E. and Huang, X. and Ganose, A. and Morgan, B. J. and Scanlon, D. O. and Gu, Y. and Xue, F. and Chen, L. -Q. and Sterbinsky, G. E. and Schlueter, C. and Lee, T. -L. and Woicik, J. C. and Guo, J. -H. and Brock, J. D. and Muller, D. A. and Arena, D. A. and Schlom, D. G. and Piper, L. F. J.},
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doi = {10.1103/PhysRevB.94.085105},
journal = {Physical Review B},
number = 8,
volume = 94,
place = {United States},
year = 2016,
month = 8
}

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