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Investigation of the transport, magnetic and flux pinning properties of the noncentrosymmetric superconductor TaRh2B2 under hydrostatic pressure, S. Arumugam, N. Subbulakshmi, K. Manikandan, M. Kannan, D. A. Mayoh, M. R. Lees, and G. Balakrishnan, Physica C-Superconductivity and Its Applications 571, 1353586 (2020).

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Ir 5d-band derived superconductivity in LaIr3, A. Bhattacharyya, D. T. Adroja, P. K. Biswas, Y. J. Sato, M. R. Lees, D. Aoki, and A. D. Hillier, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 32, 065602 (2020).

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Investigation of superconducting gap structure in HfIrSi using muon spin relaxation/rotation, A. Bhattacharyya, K. Panda, D. T. Adroja, N. Kase, P. K. Biswas, S. Saha, T. Das, M. R. Lees, and A. D. Hillier, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 32, 085601 (2020).

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Real-space imaging of confined magnetic skyrmion tubes, M. T. Birch, D. Cortés-Ortuño, L. A. Turnbull, M. N. Wilson, F. Groß, N. Träger, A. Laurenson, N. Bukin, S. H. Moody, M. Weigand, G. Schütz, H. Popescu, R. Fan, P. Steadman, J. A. T. Verezhak, G. Balakrishnan, J. C. Loudon, A. C. Twitchett-Harrison, O. Hovorka, H. Fangohr, F. Y. Ogrin, J. Gräfe, and P. D. Hatton, Nature Communications 11, 1726 (2020).

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Anisotropy-induced depinning in the Zn-substituted skyrmion host Cu2OSeO3, M. T. Birch, S. H. Moody, M. N. Wilson, M. Crisanti, O. Bewley, A. Štefančič, G. Balakrishnan, R. Fan, P. Steadman, D. Alba Venero, R. Cubitt, and P. D. Hatton, Physical Review B 102, 104424 (2020).

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(M,Ru)O2 (M = Mg, Zn, Cu, Ni, Co) rutiles and their use as oxygen evolution electrocatalysts in membrane electrode assemblies under acidic conditions, D. L. Burnett, E. Petrucco, K. M. Rigg, C. M. Zalitis, J. G. Lok, R. J. Kashtiban, M. R. Lees, J. D. B. Sharman, and R. I. Walton, Chemistry of Materials 32, 6150 (2020).

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SquidLab-A user-friendly program for background subtraction and fitting of magnetization data, M. J. Coak, C. Liu, D. M. Jarvis, S. Park, M. J. Cliffe, and P. A. Goddard, Review of Scientific Instruments 91, 023901 (2020).

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Tuning dimensionality in van-der-Waals antiferromagnetic Mott insulators TMPS3, M. J. Coak, D. M. Jarvis, H. Hamidov, C. R. S. Haines, P. L. Alireza, C. Liu, S. Son, I. Hwang, G. I. Lampronti, D. Daisenberger, P. Nahai-Williamson, A. R. Wildes, S. S. Saxena, and J. G. Park, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 32, 124003 (2020).

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Ga2.52V2.48O7.33(OH)0.67, a synthetic member of the nolanite/akdalaite-type family of oxyhydroxides containing trivalent vanadium, D. S. Cook, M. R. Lees, J. M. Fisher, D. Thompsett, and R. I. Walton, Journal of Solid State Chemistry 288, 121396 (2020).

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In situ control of the helical and skyrmion phases in Cu2OSeO3 using high-pressure helium gas up to 5 kbar, M. Crisanti, N. Reynolds, I. Zivkovic, A. Magrez, H. M. Ronnow, R. Cubitt, and J. S. White, Physical Review B 101, 214435 (2020).

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Comprehensive surface magnetotransport study of SmB6, Y. S. Eo, S. Wolgast, A. Rakoski, D. Mihaliov, B. Y. Kang, M. S. Song, B. K. Cho, M. C. Hatnean, G. Balakrishnan, Z. Fisk, S. R. Saha, X. Wang, J. Paglione, and Ç. Kurdak, Physical Review B 101, 155109 (2020).

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Unusual phase boundary of the magnetic-field-tuned valence transition in CeOs4Sb12, K. Gotze, M. J. Pearce, P. A. Goddard, M. Jaime, M. B. Maple, K. Sasmal, T. Yanagisawa, A. McCollam, T. Khouri, P. C. Ho, and J. Singleton, Physical Review B 101, 075102 (2020).

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Local nuclear and magnetic order in the two-dimensional spin glass Mn0.5Fe0.5PS3, J. N. Graham, M. J. Coak, S. Son, E. Suard, J. G. Park, L. Clark, and A. R. Wildes, Physical Review Materials 4, 084401 (2020).

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Magnetism and Neel skyrmion dynamics in GaV4S8-ySey, T. J. Hicken, S. J. R. Holt, K. J. A. Franke, Z. Hawkhead, A. Štefančič, M. N. Wilson, M. Gomilšek, B. M. Huddart, S. J. Clark, M. R. Lees, F. L. Pratt, S. J. Blundell, G. Balakrishnan, and T. Lancaster, Physical Review Research 2, 032001 (2020).

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Structure and magnetism of the skyrmion hosting family GaV4S8-ySey with low levels of substitutions between 0 ≤ y ≤ 0.5 and 7.5 ≤ y ≤ 8, S.J.R. Holt, A. Štefančič, C. Ritter, A.E. Hall, M.R. Lees, and G. Balakrishnan, Physical Review Materials 4, 114413 (2020) .

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Torque magnetometry study of the spin reorientation transition and temperature-dependent magnetocrystalline anisotropy in NdCo5, S. Kumar, C. E. Patrick, R. S. Edwards, G. Balakrishnan, M. R. Lees, and J. B. Staunton, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 32, 255802 (2020).

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Tunability of the spin reorientation transitions with pressure in NdCo5, S. Kumar, C. E. Patrick, R. S. Edwards, G. Balakrishnan, M. R. Lees, and J. B. Staunton, Applied Physics Letters 116, 102408 (2020).

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Enhancing easy-plane anisotropy in bespoke Ni(II) quantum magnets, J. L. Manson, Z. E. Manson, A. Sargent, D. Y. Villa, N. L. Etten, W. J. A. Blackmore, S. P. M. Curley, R. C. Williams, J. Brambleby, P. A. Goddard, A. Ozarowski, M. N. Wilson, B. M. Huddart, T. Lancaster, R. D. Johnson, S. J. Blundell, J. Bendix, K. A. Wheeler, S. H. Lapidus, F. Xiao, S. Birnbaum, and J. Singleton, Polyhedron 180, 114379 (2020).

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Disorder-induced critical exponents near a ferromagnetic quantum critical point in Mn1-xCrxSi, A. K. Mishra, S. S. Samatham, M. R. Lees, and V. Ganesan, Physical Review B 101, 144436 (2020).

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Establishing magneto-structural relationships in the solid solutions of the skyrmion hosting family of materials: GaV4S8−ySey, A. Štefančič, S. J. R. Holt, M. R. Lees, C. Ritter, M. J. Gutmann, T. Lancaster, and G. Balakrishnan, Scientific Reports 10, 9813 (2020).

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Extremely slow nonequilibrium monopole dynamics in classical spin ice, T. Stöter, M. Doerr, S. Granovsky, M. Rotter, S. T. B. Goennenwein, S. Zherlitsyn, O. A. Petrenko, G. Balakrishnan, H. D. Zhou, J. Wosnitza, Physical Review B 101, 224416 (2020).

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Proximity-induced ferromagnetism and chemical reactivity in few-layer VSe2 heterostructures, G. Vinai, C. Bigi, A. Rajan, M. D. Watson, T. L. Lee, F. Mazzola, S. Modesti, S. Barua, M. Ciomaga Hatnean, G. Balakrishnan, P. D. C. King, P. Torelli, G. Rossi, and G. Panaccione, Physical Review B 101, 035404 (2020).

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Direct observation of the energy gain underpinning ferromagnetic superexchange in the electronic structure of CrGeTe3, M. D. Watson, I. Marković, F. Mazzola, A. Rajan, E. A. Morales, D. M. Burn, T. Hesjedal, G. van der Laan, S. Mukherjee, T. K. Kim, C. Bigi, I. Vobornik, M. Ciomaga Hatnean, G. Balakrishnan, and P. D. C. King, Physical Review B 101, 205125 (2020).

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Near-ideal molecule-based Haldane spin chain, R. C. Williams, W. J. A. Blackmore, S. P. M. Curley, M. R. Lees, S. M. Birnbaum, J. Singleton, B. M. Huddart, T. J. Hicken, T. Lancaster, S. J. Blundell, F. Xiao, A. Ozarowski, F. L. Pratt, D. J. Voneshen, Z. Guguchia, C. Baines, J. A. Schlueter, D. Y. Villa, J. L. Manson, and P. A. Goddard, Physical Review Research 2, 013082 (2020).

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Stability and metastability of skyrmions in thin lamellae of Cu2OSeO3, M. N. Wilson, M. T. Birch, A. Štefančič, A. C. Twitchett-Harrison, G. Balakrishnan, T. J. Hicken, R. Fan, P. Steadman, and P. D. Hatton, Physical Review Research 2, 013096 (2020).

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