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Title: Thermal transistor and thermometer based on Coulomb-coupled conductors

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Yang, Jing, Elouard, Cyril, Splettstoesser, Janine, Sothmann, Björn, Sánchez, Rafael, and Jordan, Andrew N. Thermal transistor and thermometer based on Coulomb-coupled conductors. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.100.045418.
Yang, Jing, Elouard, Cyril, Splettstoesser, Janine, Sothmann, Björn, Sánchez, Rafael, & Jordan, Andrew N. Thermal transistor and thermometer based on Coulomb-coupled conductors. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.100.045418.
Yang, Jing, Elouard, Cyril, Splettstoesser, Janine, Sothmann, Björn, Sánchez, Rafael, and Jordan, Andrew N. Wed . "Thermal transistor and thermometer based on Coulomb-coupled conductors". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.100.045418.
title = {Thermal transistor and thermometer based on Coulomb-coupled conductors},
author = {Yang, Jing and Elouard, Cyril and Splettstoesser, Janine and Sothmann, Björn and Sánchez, Rafael and Jordan, Andrew N.},
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doi = {10.1103/PhysRevB.100.045418},
journal = {Physical Review B},
number = 4,
volume = 100,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {7}

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