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Meng, Xianghai, Pandey, Tribhuwan, Jeong, Jihoon, Fu, Suyu, Yang, Jing, Chen, Ke, Singh, Akash, He, Feng, Xu, Xiaochuan, Zhou, Jianshi, Hsieh, Wen-Pin, Singh, Abhishek K., Lin, Jung-Fu, and Wang, Yaguo. Thermal Conductivity Enhancement in MoS 2 under Extreme Strain. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.155901.
Meng, Xianghai, Pandey, Tribhuwan, Jeong, Jihoon, Fu, Suyu, Yang, Jing, Chen, Ke, Singh, Akash, He, Feng, Xu, Xiaochuan, Zhou, Jianshi, Hsieh, Wen-Pin, Singh, Abhishek K., Lin, Jung-Fu, & Wang, Yaguo. Thermal Conductivity Enhancement in MoS 2 under Extreme Strain. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.155901.
Meng, Xianghai, Pandey, Tribhuwan, Jeong, Jihoon, Fu, Suyu, Yang, Jing, Chen, Ke, Singh, Akash, He, Feng, Xu, Xiaochuan, Zhou, Jianshi, Hsieh, Wen-Pin, Singh, Abhishek K., Lin, Jung-Fu, and Wang, Yaguo. Thu . "Thermal Conductivity Enhancement in MoS 2 under Extreme Strain". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.155901.
title = {Thermal Conductivity Enhancement in MoS 2 under Extreme Strain},
author = {Meng, Xianghai and Pandey, Tribhuwan and Jeong, Jihoon and Fu, Suyu and Yang, Jing and Chen, Ke and Singh, Akash and He, Feng and Xu, Xiaochuan and Zhou, Jianshi and Hsieh, Wen-Pin and Singh, Abhishek K. and Lin, Jung-Fu and Wang, Yaguo},
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doi = {10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.155901},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 15,
volume = 122,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {4}

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