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Speed of sound from fundamental physical constants

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Science Advances  09 Oct 2020:
Vol. 6, no. 41, eabc8662
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abc8662

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vol. 6 no. 41

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  • Received for publication May 18, 2020
  • Accepted for publication August 27, 2020
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  1. K. Trachenko1,*,
  2. B. Monserrat2,3,
  3. C. J. Pickard2,4 and
  4. V. V. Brazhkin5
  1. 1School of Physics and Astronomy, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK.
  2. 2Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, 27 Charles Babbage Road, Cambridge CB3 0FS, UK.
  3. 3Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, J. J. Thomson Avenue, Cambridge CB3 0HE, UK.
  4. 4Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan.
  5. 5Institute for High Pressure Physics, RAS, 108840 Troitsk, Moscow, Russia.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: k.trachenko{at}


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