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Title: Nanostructure-Enhanced Photoconductive Terahertz Emission and Detection

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Yardimci, Nezih Tolga, and Jarrahi, Mona. Nanostructure-Enhanced Photoconductive Terahertz Emission and Detection. Germany: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1002/smll.201802437.
Yardimci, Nezih Tolga, & Jarrahi, Mona. Nanostructure-Enhanced Photoconductive Terahertz Emission and Detection. Germany. doi:10.1002/smll.201802437.
Yardimci, Nezih Tolga, and Jarrahi, Mona. Wed . "Nanostructure-Enhanced Photoconductive Terahertz Emission and Detection". Germany. doi:10.1002/smll.201802437.
title = {Nanostructure-Enhanced Photoconductive Terahertz Emission and Detection},
author = {Yardimci, Nezih Tolga and Jarrahi, Mona},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1002/smll.201802437},
journal = {Small},
issn = {1613-6810},
number = 44,
volume = 14,
place = {Germany},
year = {2018},
month = {8}

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