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Title: Properties of B 4 C in the shocked state for pressures up to 1.5 TPa

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Shamp, Andrew, Zurek, Eva, Ogitsu, Tadashi, Fratanduono, Dayne E., and Hamel, Sebastien. Properties of B 4 C in the shocked state for pressures up to 1.5 TPa. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.95.184111.
Shamp, Andrew, Zurek, Eva, Ogitsu, Tadashi, Fratanduono, Dayne E., & Hamel, Sebastien. Properties of B 4 C in the shocked state for pressures up to 1.5 TPa. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.95.184111.
Shamp, Andrew, Zurek, Eva, Ogitsu, Tadashi, Fratanduono, Dayne E., and Hamel, Sebastien. Wed . "Properties of B 4 C in the shocked state for pressures up to 1.5 TPa". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.95.184111.
title = {Properties of B 4 C in the shocked state for pressures up to 1.5 TPa},
author = {Shamp, Andrew and Zurek, Eva and Ogitsu, Tadashi and Fratanduono, Dayne E. and Hamel, Sebastien},
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doi = {10.1103/PhysRevB.95.184111},
journal = {Physical Review B},
number = 18,
volume = 95,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {5}

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