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Exploiting quantum interference in dye sensitized solar cells

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Exploiting quantum interference in dye sensitized solar cells. / Maggio, Emanuele; Solomon, Gemma C.; Troisi, Alessandro.

I: A C S Nano, Bind 8, Nr. 1, 2014, s. 409-418.

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Maggio, E, Solomon, GC & Troisi, A 2014, 'Exploiting quantum interference in dye sensitized solar cells', A C S Nano, bind 8, nr. 1, s. 409-418. https://doi.org/10.1021/nn4045886

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Maggio, E., Solomon, G. C., & Troisi, A. (2014). Exploiting quantum interference in dye sensitized solar cells. A C S Nano, 8(1), 409-418. https://doi.org/10.1021/nn4045886

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Maggio E, Solomon GC, Troisi A. Exploiting quantum interference in dye sensitized solar cells. A C S Nano. 2014;8(1):409-418. https://doi.org/10.1021/nn4045886

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Maggio, Emanuele ; Solomon, Gemma C. ; Troisi, Alessandro. / Exploiting quantum interference in dye sensitized solar cells. I: A C S Nano. 2014 ; Bind 8, Nr. 1. s. 409-418.

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