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Title: Overestimation of Viscosity by the Green-Kubo Method in a Dusty Plasma Experiment

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Physical Review Letters
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Journal Volume: 118; Journal Issue: 19; Related Information: CHORUS Timestamp: 2017-05-11 08:42:20; Journal ID: ISSN 0031-9007
American Physical Society
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Haralson, Zach, and Goree, J. Overestimation of Viscosity by the Green-Kubo Method in a Dusty Plasma Experiment. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.195001.
Haralson, Zach, & Goree, J. Overestimation of Viscosity by the Green-Kubo Method in a Dusty Plasma Experiment. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.195001.
Haralson, Zach, and Goree, J. Wed . "Overestimation of Viscosity by the Green-Kubo Method in a Dusty Plasma Experiment". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.195001.
title = {Overestimation of Viscosity by the Green-Kubo Method in a Dusty Plasma Experiment},
author = {Haralson, Zach and Goree, J.},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevLett.118.195001},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 19,
volume = 118,
place = {United States},
year = {Wed May 10 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
month = {Wed May 10 00:00:00 EDT 2017}

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