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Title: Repurposing DNA-binding agents as H-bonded organic semiconductors

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  1. UIUC
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States). Advanced Photon Source (APS)
Sponsoring Org.:
National Science Foundation (NSF)
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Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Nat. Commun.
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 10; Journal Issue: 09, 2019
Country of Publication:
United States

Citation Formats

Zhang, Fengjiao, Lemaur, Vincent, Choi, Wookjin, Kafle, Prapti, Seki, Shu, Cornil, Jérôme, Beljonne, David, Diao, Ying, and Kyoto). Repurposing DNA-binding agents as H-bonded organic semiconductors. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.1038/s41467-019-12248-9.
Zhang, Fengjiao, Lemaur, Vincent, Choi, Wookjin, Kafle, Prapti, Seki, Shu, Cornil, Jérôme, Beljonne, David, Diao, Ying, & Kyoto). Repurposing DNA-binding agents as H-bonded organic semiconductors. United States. doi:10.1038/s41467-019-12248-9.
Zhang, Fengjiao, Lemaur, Vincent, Choi, Wookjin, Kafle, Prapti, Seki, Shu, Cornil, Jérôme, Beljonne, David, Diao, Ying, and Kyoto). Mon . "Repurposing DNA-binding agents as H-bonded organic semiconductors". United States. doi:10.1038/s41467-019-12248-9.
title = {Repurposing DNA-binding agents as H-bonded organic semiconductors},
author = {Zhang, Fengjiao and Lemaur, Vincent and Choi, Wookjin and Kafle, Prapti and Seki, Shu and Cornil, Jérôme and Beljonne, David and Diao, Ying and Kyoto)},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1038/s41467-019-12248-9},
journal = {Nat. Commun.},
number = 09, 2019,
volume = 10,
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {2}

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