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Title: Analysis of THz generation through the asymmetry of photoelectron angular distributions

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Physical Review A
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Journal Volume: 95; Journal Issue: 3; Related Information: CHORUS Timestamp: 2017-03-17 22:58:21; Journal ID: ISSN 2469-9926
American Physical Society
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Zhou, Zhaoyan, Wang, Xu, and Lin, C. D. Analysis of THz generation through the asymmetry of photoelectron angular distributions. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.95.033418.
Zhou, Zhaoyan, Wang, Xu, & Lin, C. D. Analysis of THz generation through the asymmetry of photoelectron angular distributions. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.95.033418.
Zhou, Zhaoyan, Wang, Xu, and Lin, C. D. Fri . "Analysis of THz generation through the asymmetry of photoelectron angular distributions". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevA.95.033418.
title = {Analysis of THz generation through the asymmetry of photoelectron angular distributions},
author = {Zhou, Zhaoyan and Wang, Xu and Lin, C. D.},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevA.95.033418},
journal = {Physical Review A},
number = 3,
volume = 95,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Mar 17 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
month = {Fri Mar 17 00:00:00 EDT 2017}

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