Amorphous boron gasket in diamond anvil cell research

  title={Amorphous boron gasket in diamond anvil cell research},
  author={Jung‐Fu Lin and Jinfu Shu and Ho-kwang Mao and Russell J. Hemley and Guoyin Shen},
  journal={Review of Scientific Instruments},
Recent advances in high-pressure diamond anvil cell experiments include high-energy synchrotron x-ray techniques as well as new cell designs and gasketing procedures. The success of high-pressure experiments usually depends on a well-prepared sample, in which the gasket plays an important role. Various gasket materials such as diamond, beryllium, rhenium, and stainless steel have been used. Here we introduce amorphous boron as another gasket material in high-pressure diamond anvil cell… 

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