Erratum for the Report “Molten uranium dioxide structure and dynamics” by L. B. Skinner, C. J. Benmore, J. K. R. Weber, M. A. Williamson, A. Tamalonis, A. Hebden, T. Wiencek, O. L. G. Alderman, M. Guthrie, L. Leibowitz, J. B. Parise

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Science  01 May 2015:
Vol. 348, Issue 6234, aab3869
DOI: 10.1126/science.aab3869

In the Report Molten uranium dioxide structure and dynamics, on page 987, column 1, the first two full sentences should be replaced with “In 2002, Manara et al. measured a melting slope (dTm/dP) that is a factor of 1.5 to 2 steeper than expected from the recommended volume change on melting and enthalpy of fusion values (11, 16). Later measurements, however, find a shallower melting slope and reach agreement with the Clausius-Clapeyron relation (3), suggesting congruent melting. All these measurements point toward a relatively low melting entropy less than 3 Nk, consistent with the high O disorder and rapid O exchange observed in these MD models close to the melting point.” The sentences have been corrected in the HTML and PDF versions online.

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