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Title: Abnormal Pressure-Induced Photoluminescence Enhancement and Phase Decomposition in Pyrochlore La 2 Sn 2 O 7

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [2];  [3];  [3];  [3];  [3];  [4]
  1. State Key Laboratory of Superhard Materials, Department of Physics, Jilin University, Changchun 130012 China, Center for High Pressure Science and Technology Advanced Research (HPSTAR), Shanghai 201203 China
  2. Center for High Pressure Science and Technology Advanced Research (HPSTAR), Shanghai 201203 China
  3. State Key Laboratory of Superhard Materials, Department of Physics, Jilin University, Changchun 130012 China
  4. Center for High Pressure Science and Technology Advanced Research (HPSTAR), Shanghai 201203 China, High Pressure Synergetic Consortium (HPSynC), Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Argonne IL 60439 USA
Publication Date:
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1380005
Grant/Contract Number:
FG02-99ER45775
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Publisher's Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Advanced Materials
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 29; Journal Issue: 34; Related Information: CHORUS Timestamp: 2017-09-07 15:57:31; Journal ID: ISSN 0935-9648
Publisher:
Wiley Blackwell (John Wiley & Sons)
Country of Publication:
Germany
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Zhao, Yongsheng, Li, Nana, Xu, Cong, Li, Yan, Zhu, Hongyu, Zhu, Pinwen, Wang, Xin, and Yang, Wenge. Abnormal Pressure-Induced Photoluminescence Enhancement and Phase Decomposition in Pyrochlore La 2 Sn 2 O 7. Germany: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1002/adma.201701513.
Zhao, Yongsheng, Li, Nana, Xu, Cong, Li, Yan, Zhu, Hongyu, Zhu, Pinwen, Wang, Xin, & Yang, Wenge. Abnormal Pressure-Induced Photoluminescence Enhancement and Phase Decomposition in Pyrochlore La 2 Sn 2 O 7. Germany. doi:10.1002/adma.201701513.
Zhao, Yongsheng, Li, Nana, Xu, Cong, Li, Yan, Zhu, Hongyu, Zhu, Pinwen, Wang, Xin, and Yang, Wenge. 2017. "Abnormal Pressure-Induced Photoluminescence Enhancement and Phase Decomposition in Pyrochlore La 2 Sn 2 O 7". Germany. doi:10.1002/adma.201701513.
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title = {Abnormal Pressure-Induced Photoluminescence Enhancement and Phase Decomposition in Pyrochlore La 2 Sn 2 O 7},
author = {Zhao, Yongsheng and Li, Nana and Xu, Cong and Li, Yan and Zhu, Hongyu and Zhu, Pinwen and Wang, Xin and Yang, Wenge},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1002/adma.201701513},
journal = {Advanced Materials},
number = 34,
volume = 29,
place = {Germany},
year = 2017,
month = 7
}

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