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Title: Possible Kitaev Quantum Spin Liquid State in 2D Materials with S = 3 / 2

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Xu, Changsong, Feng, Junsheng, Kawamura, Mitsuaki, Yamaji, Youhei, Nahas, Yousra, Prokhorenko, Sergei, Qi, Yang, Xiang, Hongjun, and Bellaiche, L. Possible Kitaev Quantum Spin Liquid State in 2D Materials with S = 3 / 2. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.124.087205.
Xu, Changsong, Feng, Junsheng, Kawamura, Mitsuaki, Yamaji, Youhei, Nahas, Yousra, Prokhorenko, Sergei, Qi, Yang, Xiang, Hongjun, & Bellaiche, L. Possible Kitaev Quantum Spin Liquid State in 2D Materials with S = 3 / 2. United States. doi:
Xu, Changsong, Feng, Junsheng, Kawamura, Mitsuaki, Yamaji, Youhei, Nahas, Yousra, Prokhorenko, Sergei, Qi, Yang, Xiang, Hongjun, and Bellaiche, L. Thu . "Possible Kitaev Quantum Spin Liquid State in 2D Materials with S = 3 / 2". United States. doi:
title = {Possible Kitaev Quantum Spin Liquid State in 2D Materials with S = 3 / 2},
author = {Xu, Changsong and Feng, Junsheng and Kawamura, Mitsuaki and Yamaji, Youhei and Nahas, Yousra and Prokhorenko, Sergei and Qi, Yang and Xiang, Hongjun and Bellaiche, L.},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevLett.124.087205},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 8,
volume = 124,
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {2}

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