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Title: Block Copolymers: Synthesis, Self-Assembly, and Applications

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Polymers
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Journal Name: Polymers Journal Volume: 9 Journal Issue: 12; Journal ID: ISSN 2073-4360
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MDPI AG
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Switzerland
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English

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Feng, Hongbo, Lu, Xinyi, Wang, Weiyu, Kang, Nam-Goo, and Mays, Jimmy. Block Copolymers: Synthesis, Self-Assembly, and Applications. Switzerland: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.3390/polym9100494.
Feng, Hongbo, Lu, Xinyi, Wang, Weiyu, Kang, Nam-Goo, & Mays, Jimmy. Block Copolymers: Synthesis, Self-Assembly, and Applications. Switzerland. doi:10.3390/polym9100494.
Feng, Hongbo, Lu, Xinyi, Wang, Weiyu, Kang, Nam-Goo, and Mays, Jimmy. Mon . "Block Copolymers: Synthesis, Self-Assembly, and Applications". Switzerland. doi:10.3390/polym9100494.
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