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New high-pressure form of boron is significantly ionic

@article{Oganov2009NewHF,
  title={New high-pressure form of boron is significantly ionic},
  author={A. Oganov and Jiuhua Chen and C. Gatti and Y. Ma and C. W. Glass and Zhenxian Liu and T. Yu and O. O. Kurakevych and V. Solozhenko},
  journal={arXiv: Materials Science},
  year={2009}
}
The comment of Dubrovinskaia et al. is scientifically flawed. The high-pressure form of boron, discovered by Oganov et al., is indeed new and its bonding has a significant ionic character, as demonstrated in Ref. 1. 

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