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Confined Crystals on Substrates : Order and Fluctuations in Between One and Two Dimensions

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BINDER, Kurt, Y. H. CHUI, Peter NIELABA, Andrea RICCI, Surajit SENGUPTA, 2011. Confined Crystals on Substrates : Order and Fluctuations in Between One and Two Dimensions. In: MICHAILOV, Michail, ed.. Nanophenomena at surfaces : fundamentals of exotic condensed matter properties. Berlin:Springer, pp. 1-18. ISBN 978-3-642-16509-2. Available under: doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-16510-8_1

@incollection{Binder2011Confi-51190, title={Confined Crystals on Substrates : Order and Fluctuations in Between One and Two Dimensions}, year={2011}, doi={10.1007/978-3-642-16510-8_1}, number={47}, isbn={978-3-642-16509-2}, address={Berlin}, publisher={Springer}, series={Springer series in surface sciences}, booktitle={Nanophenomena at surfaces : fundamentals of exotic condensed matter properties}, pages={1--18}, editor={Michailov, Michail}, author={Binder, Kurt and Chui, Y. H. and Nielaba, Peter and Ricci, Andrea and Sengupta, Surajit} }

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