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Title: Solutal convection in porous media: Comparison between boundary conditions of constant concentration and constant flux

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Amooie, Mohammad Amin, Soltanian, Mohamad Reza, and Moortgat, Joachim. Solutal convection in porous media: Comparison between boundary conditions of constant concentration and constant flux. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.98.033118.
Amooie, Mohammad Amin, Soltanian, Mohamad Reza, & Moortgat, Joachim. Solutal convection in porous media: Comparison between boundary conditions of constant concentration and constant flux. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.98.033118.
Amooie, Mohammad Amin, Soltanian, Mohamad Reza, and Moortgat, Joachim. Thu . "Solutal convection in porous media: Comparison between boundary conditions of constant concentration and constant flux". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.98.033118.
title = {Solutal convection in porous media: Comparison between boundary conditions of constant concentration and constant flux},
author = {Amooie, Mohammad Amin and Soltanian, Mohamad Reza and Moortgat, Joachim},
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doi = {10.1103/PhysRevE.98.033118},
journal = {Physical Review E},
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volume = 98,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {9}

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