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Quantum dots

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Published by Springer in Berlin, New York .
Written in English


  • Semiconductors.,
  • Quantum electronics.,
  • Quantum dots.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [165]-171) and index.

StatementLucjan Jacak, Pawel Hawrylak, Arkadiusz Wójs.
ContributionsHawrylak, Pawel., Wójs, Arkadiusz, 1971-
LC ClassificationsQC611 .J215 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 176 p. :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL685798M
ISBN 103540636536
LC Control Number97032688

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