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Title: Theory of Magnetic Heterostructures on the Nanometer Scale


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  1. Texas A&M Research Foundation, College Station, TX (United States)
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Texas A & M Univ., College Station, TX (United States)
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USDOE Chicago Operations Office (CO)
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Report Number(s):
DOE-Chicago 46278-1
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Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States

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Pokrovsky, Valery L, and Saslow, W. M.. Theory of Magnetic Heterostructures on the Nanometer Scale. United States: N. p., 2014. Web. doi:10.2172/1185257.
Pokrovsky, Valery L, & Saslow, W. M.. Theory of Magnetic Heterostructures on the Nanometer Scale. United States. doi:10.2172/1185257.
Pokrovsky, Valery L, and Saslow, W. M.. Sat . "Theory of Magnetic Heterostructures on the Nanometer Scale". United States. doi:10.2172/1185257.
title = {Theory of Magnetic Heterostructures on the Nanometer Scale},
author = {Pokrovsky, Valery L and Saslow, W. M.},
abstractNote = {No abstract provided.},
doi = {10.2172/1185257},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Sat Jun 14 00:00:00 EDT 2014},
month = {Sat Jun 14 00:00:00 EDT 2014}

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