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The research was funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China (31172259) and also supported by the Fundamental Research Funds for the central universities (10SSXT145). The authors sincerely acknowledge the technical assistance of Dr. Xiao-yu Li from Chinese Academy of Science for experimental indexes determination technology and editing English.

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