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Title: A tri-gold triazolide with long-lived luminescence

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Journal of Organometallic Chemistry
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Journal Volume: 818; Journal Issue: C; Related Information: CHORUS Timestamp: 2017-10-06 03:13:22; Journal ID: ISSN 0022-328X
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Heckler, James E., Anderson, Bryce L., and Gray, Thomas G. A tri-gold triazolide with long-lived luminescence. Netherlands: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1016/j.jorganchem.2016.05.020.
Heckler, James E., Anderson, Bryce L., & Gray, Thomas G. A tri-gold triazolide with long-lived luminescence. Netherlands. doi:10.1016/j.jorganchem.2016.05.020.
Heckler, James E., Anderson, Bryce L., and Gray, Thomas G. 2016. "A tri-gold triazolide with long-lived luminescence". Netherlands. doi:10.1016/j.jorganchem.2016.05.020.
title = {A tri-gold triazolide with long-lived luminescence},
author = {Heckler, James E. and Anderson, Bryce L. and Gray, Thomas G.},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1016/j.jorganchem.2016.05.020},
journal = {Journal of Organometallic Chemistry},
number = C,
volume = 818,
place = {Netherlands},
year = 2016,
month = 9

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